It’s fun to get into the mood by wearing a costume when going to a scary Halloween event. (Edwardo Pavon/Wikimedia Commons)
An annual haunted house attraction featuring state-of-the-art special effects, lighting and animatronics. Casts of varied monsters are employed in order to induce all sorts of scares. An average walk through will take 10 to 15 minutes, but running from fear could drastically decrease the time.
Located in Laguna Hills through Sunday, Nov. 1
American pumpkin patch displaying various sizes and shapes (jkb/wiki commons)
Participants get to choose from thousands of pumpkins ranging in sizes from miniature to gigantic. Other attractions include kid rides, farm animals and face painting.
Located in Irvine through Halloween
Halloween enthusiasts walking through a festival (Fantasy Fest/wiki commons)
Costumes are encouraged for both people and pets. Attractions include photo booths, rides and costume contests.
Located in Downtown Huntington Beach on Halloween from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Trick or treaters will receive $2 for every pound of candy donated and another $2 will be donated to local charities.
Located in Lake Forest, Monday, Nov. 2.
(Top) By Eduardo Pavon [CC BY-SA 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons