Halloween Activities

A Weekend of Family Races

The UT has a list of fun Family Races this weekend.  With the weather being perfect this is a great time to get out an enjoy the sunshine! 


This 1-mile walk takes participants through a Willy Wonka-themed obstacle course that includes life-size lollipops, costumes and a candy wall. A festival follows with chocolaty games, bounce houses, community dance performances, food and more.

What it benefits: The San Diego Center for Children, a nonprofit that provides behavioral, educational and social services for local children.

Details: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Waterfront Park at the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, Embarcadero. $15 or free for children age 3 and younger. Register.


A uniquely Encinitas race that happens on the sand at Moonlight Beach during low tide. You can pick between a 5K and 10K course, and there’s also a 1K run for kids age 12 and younger. The event features a costume contest, a post-run yoga cool down and a beach festival with live music, surf and volleyball tournaments and more from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

What it benefits: Clean-water and recycling programs throughout the Encinitas community.

Details: 2 p.m. Saturday. Moonlight Beach, Encinitas. $39 to $59;register.
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Carving up #HalloweenTime Inspiration

With Halloween creeping up on us, we thought you'd like a little inspiration for your pumpkin carving. You've probably never seen pumpkins like these before!
These are some of the creative pieces you'll find at the Halloween Carnival in Big Thunder Ranch at the Disneyland Resort. Pumpkin carvers entertain guests throughout the day with their unique magic and displays. Carnival guests will also enjoy an exciting new magic show, including a levitation trick, and they can cast a spell to summon a Disney Villain at the "Astounding Cauldron of Magic" sideshow. >> Read More


October 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014
Children ages 3-11 will get FREE Admission
Please note:
 - Offer is available daily, including weekends.
 - Offer is for admission only.  Zoo: Bus tour & Skyfari + Park: Africa Tram & Carousel-- are additional charge.  They will be available for purchase at the parks.
 - You may continue to offer your discounted tickets to your guests and employees.  They will be valid for entry with Kids Free promotion. 
 - No ratio or limit with number of children, as long as there is proper supervision.

Parent Connection members can purchase discounted tickets on the Attraction Page of sandiegoparent.com.
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