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Go Trick-or-Treating in Los Angeles at 10+ Places

Updated for 2022

If for any reason your neighborhood isn’t very trick-or-treat friendly for Halloween, or you’re just not enthusiastic about going door-to-door, your family can still have fun trick-or-treating in Los Angeles at one of these fun spots with special activities for children on Halloween (and all month long.) 

Want to know “What time does Trick or Treating start in Los Angeles?”

Well, you’re not alone. A lot of people ask this question – and it’s an easy answer: it’s totally up to you.

In Los Angeles and Southern California, we trick or treat on October 31st, no matter what day of the week it happens to be, although we’re all happiest when it falls on a Friday or Saturday. Trick or Treating generally starts at dusk and ends by 8:30pm; however, there are always some families who start earlier and end later. Like we said: it’s up to you!

Whenever and wherever you go Trick or Treating this year, we hope you and your kids have fun and get tons of candy!

Related: Find all the Best Halloween Events in Los Angeles

Don't want to go door to door on Halloween? Here are some great places to go trick or treating in the Los Angeles area. #halloween #halloweenlosangeles #trickortreating #pumpkin #thingstodoinla #losangeles
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Where to go Trick or Treating in Los Angeles

Boo at the Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
5333 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Throughout the month of October, from 10 am to 4 pm daily, families are invited to celebrate Halloween at the L.A. Zoo. The annual Boo at the Zoo event features live shows, animal pumpkin feedings, education stations, and much more. Costumes are encouraged. Check the website for more details as they become available. 

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch
10100 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

Visiting Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch has been a tradition for many families since it was established in 1987. In addition to the fun pumpkin patch and the many interactive activities, they have special Trick or Treating times.

Spook-tacular Trick-or-Treat event
The Collection at RiverPark, 2751 Park View Court, Oxnard 93036

Families invited to a night of Halloween fun with candy, costumes, prizes and more. On Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, The Collection at RiverPark is hosting a night of trick-or-treating fun from 5-7 p.m. Stop in for a spell and collect tons of fang-tastic treats. The Collection’s merchants dress up and decorate for the occasion. Be sure to stop by as many locations as possible for tons of fun surprises and special offers. Reservations are required, and while the whole family is encouraged to tag along, trick-or-treat tickets are for kids only. This wicked event fills up fast, so mummies and daddies should be sure to RSVP as soon as possible.

trick or treat graphic for the collection at River Park

Trick or Treating in the South Bay

Halloween Trick or Treat
Riviera Village
1799 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach, CA

Once again, Riviera Village closes a section of Catalina Avenue to cars, allowing for a fun and safe trick-or-treating time! On Monday, October 31st from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, shops will be handing out candy and treats.

Mickey mouse ghost at Disneyland Halloween party
Mickey Mouse as a ghost

Trick or Treating in Orange County

Spellbinding Thrills at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park
1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802

Disneyland’s take on Halloween includes spooky characters, fabulous decorations, and yes, trick-or-treating for candy treats. The Oogie Boogie Bash is a separate, ticketed event each September and October, and tickets go fast, but don’t worry because there’s plenty to see and do for Halloween at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.

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Halloween Zoo-Tacular 
Orange County Zoo
1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange, CA 92869

The Orange County Zoo is celebrating Halloween early on Saturday, October 29th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The fun includes arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, trick-or-treating, and more! The first 100 children (ages 12 and under) in costume will receive a free gift. All activities are included in general admission and reservations are not needed.

Trick-or-Treat Through the City
Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

Children can trick-or-treat at Pretend City Children’s Museum on Sunday, October 30th. This fun, daytime event also includes special story times, art activities, and more. Costumes are encouraged. Details are available online. 

Boo-tastic Halloween Party
Adventure City
1238 S. Beach Blvd., Anaheim, CA 

Adventure City invites families to its Boo-tastic Halloween Party happening on October 7th, 14th, 21st, 27th, and 28th from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The fun includes 11 rides, trick-or-treating for candy and trinkets, a scavenger hunt, dance party, and more. Costumes are encouraged. Tickets are available online.

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Knotts Spooky Farm
8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620

“Kids can trick-or-treat around the town of Calico’s shops and buildings to collect sweet treats from the friendly townsfolk” at Knotts Spooky Farm. The fun is offered during the day, Thursdays through Sundays, September 29th through October 30th, plus Halloween. Ticket information is available online. 

trunk or treat kids and car with teeth
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Trick or Treating on the Eastside 

Halloween Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular
Montrose Shopping Park
2200, 2300, 2400 blocks of Honolulu Ave., Glendale, CA

From 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, October 31st, the charming Montrose Shopping Park invites children to trick-or-treat. Merchants will be giving out candy while families stroll about the festively decorated shopping area. This popular annual event is described as a “true family event full of traditional tricks and treats as well as a few surprises.” 

Trick or Treating Destinations Worth the Drive

One LEGOLAND Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008

Brick-Or-Treat is LEGOLAND’s “signature Halloween event” and features “tons of candy, an all-new show line up, never-before-seen exclusive LEGO characters, and more.” These special activities run from 3 pm to 9 pm on Saturdays (September 17th through October 29th), and 2 pm to 8 pm on Sunday, October 30th. 

Sea World Spooktacular
500 Sea World Dr., San Diego, CA 92109

“Kids love trick-or-treating during this daytime event as they explore our decorated trail and meet all sorts of colorful characters.” Spooktacular is happening on Saturdays and Sundays, September 17th though October 31st. The fun also includes a dance party, scavenger hunt, a hay maze, and more. Ticket information is available online. 

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular
Sesame Place
2052 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista, CA 91911

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular is happening at Sesame Place on select dates from September 17th through October 30th. Come dressed in your costumes and get ready for “silly, not-too-spooky fun” at Sesame Place. The festivities include trick-or-treating around the park, a Halloween Parade, scavenger hunt, Halloween-themed shows, dance party, games, and much more! Ticket information is available online.

Kids can walk through Mr. Bones Neighborhood. #pumpkinpatch #pumpkins #mrbones #pumpkinhouse
Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Wendy Kennar is a mother, writer, and former teacher who has lived her entire life in the same Los Angeles zip code. You can read more from Wendy at her website where she writes about books, boys, and bodies (living with an invisible disability).

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