Is your October calendar looking eerily empty? Never fear - there is a slew of Huntington Beach happenings leading up to and during Halloween weekend! Round up your gang of ghouls and check out the Surf City festivities taking place all throughout the month of October. 

1. Halloween Cocktails

All October

Tanner's and Treehouse Lounge at Paséa Hotel & Spa are stirring up spooky Halloween cocktails all month long! Stop in to enjoy The MC Magic (smoked and poured tableside), The Gravedigger, Unicorn Blood, El Diablo, and The Transfusion.
 Halloween themed cocktails at Tanner's & Treehouse Lounge at Paséa Hotel & Spa

Pacific Hideaway restaurant at the Kimpton Shorebreak is serving up "The Ichabod Crane" all October long! 

  • 2 oz. Lairds Bonded Apple Brandy
  • 75 oz. real pumpkin syrup 
  • 0.75 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 egg white

The Ichabod Crane Halloween cocktail is being served up at Pacific Hideaway all October long.

2. Hey there Pumpkin Photo-Op

All October

Fall photo op at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach, CA

Stop by the festive "Hey there Pumpkin" photo-op selfie station at Bella Terra through November 12th! Park in the structure off Center Ave. right next to Costco then creep over to the Green, which is the new lawn area in front of Century Theaters

3. Cruisers Pizza Bar & Grill

All October

Cruisers Pizza Bar & Grill has been taken over by a giant inflatable Jack Skellington! 

Jump down to #12 for information about Cruisers' Halloween Costume Party.

4. Pumpkin Spice Everything, Please!

All October

Pumpkin spice flavored gelato at Gelateria Zomolo in Pacific City in Huntington Beach, CAPumpkin spice granola at Blue Bowl Superfoods in Huntington Beach, CA

Gelateria Zomolo in Pacific City is serving up their authentic artisanal gelato with a pumpkin spice twist this month.

602 Coffee House is getting into the fall spirit with pumpkin spice and caramel apple lattes. 

Just when you thought you'd seen (and eaten) it all - pumpkin spice granola has arrived at Blue Bowl Superfoods!

6. Classic Halloween Scarolers

October 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, and 30th starting at 5 p.m.

The spooky "Scarolers" will be spreading the Halloween spirit at Bella Terra on various nights in October. They'll be singing frightening songs and ghoulish scarols. Watch out - they could be lurking just around the corner!

7. Top Dog Barkery Howl'Oween Party & K9 Costume Contest

October 16th 1p.m. - 4 p.m.

Top Dog Barkery in Huntington Beach, CA is throwing a Howl'Oween Party & K9 Costume Contest on October 16

Top Dog Barkery is throwing a Howl'Oween Party & K9 Costume Contest featuring rescue pets from Paw Prints in the Sand (PPITS)! There will be three separate costume contests at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. with multiple winners and treats for all participants. Humans can join in on the fun in the selfie booth for just a $5 rescue dog donation. Plus, you'll get to spin the wheel when you've made a purchase to earn even more prizes. 

8. Count Dave - The Silly Vampire Magic Show

October 19th 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

Head over to Pacific City for an interactive magic show featuring a perfectly paranormal story for Halloween. Enjoy the Count Dave - The Silly Vampire Magic Show on Level 1 in the blue kids' area in front of Sephora. Kids will also get to make a cute Halloween craft! 

The event is FREE, but space is limited and reservations are required before 8 p.m. on October 18th (please only register attending children). After the show, take a stroll around Pacific City and get your parking validated with purchase at participating restaurants and retailers. 

Click here to register.

9. 5 Points Plaza & Kahoots Pet Store Howl-O-Ween Party

October 24th 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

5 Points Plaza and Kahoots Pet Store in Huntington Beach, CA host a Howl-O-Ween party October 24

5 Points Plaza and Kahoots Pet Store are coming together to brew up a Howl-O-Ween Party! The free event will include trick-or-treating for dogs, a Halloween-themed photo booth, and informational booths for animal rescue groups. There will also be a Critter Encounters Creepy Crawly Animal Exhibit from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. just before the pet parade and costume contest. Tasty BBQ and refreshments will be available. 

10. Kids Club: Hilarious Halloween Haunt

October 25th 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Gather 'round for Bella Terra Kids Club's spooky marionette puppet show! Head down to the Green to watch "Hilarious Halloween Haunt" and make a Halloween-themed craft. Sunscreen and/or hats are recommended as it is outdoors. 

The show is free to attend, but please RSVP before 8 p.m. on October 24th. All RSVP'd attendees will have a chance to win a California Pizza Kitchen gift card raffle!

Click here to RSVP! 

11. Spooky Savings at Dash of Sass Boutique

October 27th - October 31st

October 27 through October 31 get 25% off at Dash of Sass Boutique in Huntington Beach, CA

11. Huntington Beach Spooky Historical Downtown Walking Tour

October 27th 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Spooky Historical Downtown Walking Tour

Visit Huntington Beach invites you to experience the spooky Historical Downtown Walking Tour! This tour will be led by local award-winning historian and author Chris Epting. Enjoy a stroll through Downtown and relive spooky stories from the past. The walk will end at Duke's for a complimentary beverage and Q&A with Chris. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance, so grab yours here!

12. The Beach Boogie

October 29th 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Halloween Beach Boogie

Grab your tickets here!

13. Bella Terra Halloween Trick-or-Treat Party

October 30th 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Calling all little goblins, monsters, princesses, and warriors! Show off your costumes and enjoy safe trick-or-treating throughout Bella Terra. The first 500 trick-or-treaters to arrive will receive an exclusive goodie bag. 

Enjoy balloon animal artists, FREE face painters, and the Bella Terra Kids DJ spinning festive tunes. You may even run into your favorite creepy characters, including the Sanderson Sisters, Jack Skellington and Sally, and Vampirina! 

The best place to park your brooms will be in the structure by Century Theater and Costco. You can then walk around the front of Century to the Green. Upon check in, you will receive a map to all stores and restaurants that are handing out treats. Participating locations will also be decorated with balloons. 

Please RSVP each attending child to ensure the merchants have enough candy ready! Click here to attend for free.

14. Cruisers Halloween Costume Party

October 30th 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Cruisers Halloween Party 2021

15. Paséa's Put a Spell on You Party

October 30th & 31st 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Throw on your costumes and head up to the transformed Treehouse Lounge on Halloween weekend. Indulge in the special cocktails and take part in exciting giveaways, all while dancing the night away to DJShai. 

Tickets for both nights can be purchased here.

16. MD Medical Spa's Halloween Party & Costume Contest

October 31st 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

MD Medical Spa Halloween Party