Fall Festivities in Long Beach
Make some spooky plans to celebrate Halloween & Día de Los Muertos in Long Beach!
Drop-in After-School to create paper plate Calaveras, mini alters and mixed media Pan de Muerto Wednesday-Friday. The Dia de Los Muertos exhibition is free and open to the public on Friday but make reservations for the annual Buen Provecho: Dia de los Muertos edition featuring delights from Lola’s & Social List chef Luis Navarro!
Last Week of Dark Harbor: October 25-November 1
SoCal's most haunted Halloween event returns to The Queen Mary with more monsters, more nights and more mazes than ever before. Experience this frightening event before it’s gone for the year!
It's that time of year again...Night time at Bayshore Rink Party gets spooky. Mimi Masher's 5th Annual Rollerween Costume Contest, Music, Games, Rollerskating and Prizes!! Come experience the undead fun and bring your mumm!
t would be a grave mistake to miss out on this wicked good time! Fourth Street’s Retro Row, a vintage-focused shopping and dining district between Temple and Hermosa avenues, is continuing its Fourth Fridays free community event series this month with a Creature Crawl on Friday, October 27.
Battleship IOWA will be hosting a Hocus Pocus Halloween on Friday, October 27. This family-friendly event will feature a “Trick or Treat” and a “Movie Under The Guns.”
Halloween takes over At The Top all weekend long. It all starts with Monster Rock on Friday. Suite 201 and James Intveld’s Halloween Hoedown keeps the party going.
Auld Dubliner Halloween Party: October 28
The Auld Dubliner Long Beach Annual Halloween Party is this Saturday, October 28. Dress up in your spookiest costume and get ready to drink, dance, and win prizes.
Harbor Breeze Boo Cruise: October 28
Join Harbor Breeze Cruises for our 21+ Halloween Boo Cruise. Enjoy free appetizers, a cash bar, a costume contest, and the DJ will be spinning your favorite tunes.
Historical Cemetery Tour: October 28
The tour takes place the Saturday on or before Halloween and features graveside presentations by professional and volunteer actors who relate the life and demise of the person lying in rest.
Howl’oween Festival: October 28
Join us at the boo-tiful El Dorado Nature Center for a hare-raising good time as you trick-or-treat your way along the trails. Dress as your favorite creature and come mingle with ours.
Long Beach Zombie Walk Presented by Shoreline Village: October 28
Calling all rotting, brain-eating, flesh-dripping citizens roaming the earth in varying states of decay! Join Shoreline Village on Saturday, October 28 for an all-day celebration of all things Undead from 2pm to 10pm, including vendors, movies, music, and of course, a ghoulish walk/shuffle down Rainbow Harbor - all for FREE!
Dia De Los Muertos Family Festival: October 29
Explore Día de los Muertos, a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones at MOLAA’s annual FREE family festival! Learn more about this cultural tradition through art workshops, live performances, gallery tours, face painting, food and unique craft vendors. Día de los Muertos attire strongly encouraged - Come dressed as a calavera!
Enjoy FREE trick or treating around The Pike Outlets’ stores, face painting, and animal balloons! Purchase a Halloween craft for $2.00 and all proceeds will be donated to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach. Costumes encouraged, but please no masks. Enter our costume contest at the event for a chance to win a $100 Gift Card to The Pike Outlets.
Howl’oween Parade: October 29
The 17th annual Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade is Sunday, Oct. 29 at Marina Vista Park. The parade will feature a few hundred kids and adults in costumes, followed by costumed dogs with handlers.
Trick or Treat at the Farmer’s Market: October 29
Kids, wear your costumes, and come pick up a FREE Trick N Treat Bag and Gift at the information booth, and enjoy Trick N Treating ALL the vendor booths!
Creepy Cocktails at the Renaissance: October 31
Today we are giving you control when you come into sip bar and lounge and create your own cocktail. Use our spooky garnishes to concoct something uniquely yours!
Halloween (1978) Screening: October 31
By popular demand, we return with Lola's Mexican Cuisine to Sunnyside Cemetery one last time this October, as we bring John Carpenter's HALLOWEEN to this historic outdoor landmark Halloween night!
Trick or Treat on 2nd St.: October 31
Calling all Ghouls, Fairies, and Superheroes, alike…It is time to celebrate this Halloween Night! Bring a bag for your candy and your very best attire, walk around 2nd street until your little one tires.
Yelloween at Michael’s on Naples: October 31
Join us at Michael's on Naples for a fabulous Yelloween celebration in collaboration with Veuve Clicquot! Who can say no to champagne by the glass paired with a three-course menu curated by Chef Eric Samaniego? Bring your friends along and join us for this festive and fun event!
Dia de Los Muertos at Hotel Maya: November 1
The celebration may be for the dead, but the party will definitely be live as Hotel Maya celebrates “Dia de Los Muertos” in Fuego. Guests will mark one of the most important Mexican holidays as death is celebrated and the departed honored. A special artistic and beautiful alter will be set up in Fuego and Hotel Maya guests and employees are encouraged to bring artifacts to remember passed loved ones.
First Fridays Day Of The Dead: November 3
The annual festival returns to Bixby Knolls with traditional music and art, sugar skulls and an altar contest and will be held Friday, November 3 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM at the Expo Arts Center, located at 4321 Atlantic Avenue.
Long Beach Dia De Los Muertos Celebration: November 4
Grammy Award-winning group La Santa Cecilia will headline this year’s Dia De Los Muertos Celebration in downtown Long Beach. La Santa Cecilia will be joined by KCRW’s DJ Raul Campos and KM at the Nov. 4 party. There will be cultural performances including folklorico and Aztec dancers, mariachi groups and more leading to the main concert at 8 p.m. All of the entertainment is free, and downtown parking structures offer two hours of free parking.