Tricks, Treats, & Family Fun Near Carlsbad

Halloween Events in North County San Diego

Halloween Activities Near Carlsbad | Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel
Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND California | Near Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel

Halloween is fast approaching and Carlsbad has plenty of exciting events for you and your family! While your safety still remains top priority, local venues have worked hard to plan seasonal  activities in-line with safety guidelines and regulations. From musical performances, to interactive events, and exciting exhibitions, Carlsbad (and the greater San Diego area) is offering endless opportunities for family-friendly Halloween fun!

Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND

When: October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Where: LEGOLAND California - Carlsbad, CA

Every Saturday in October, LEGOLAND will be open late for kids and families to explore the park after dark! Enjoy rides, trick-or-treating, live entertainment, seasonal food, and more in celebration of Halloween. SEALIFE Aquarium will be open too with Halloween decorations, live creatures, and fun exhibits.

Halloween in Miniland

When: Every Friday and Saturday in October  
Where: LEGOLAND California Miniland - Carlsbad, CA

Every Friday and Saturday from October 2nd-31st, dress up in your best costume and get ready for Halloween fun at Miniland USA! Guests can navigate a Halloween-themed Scavenger Hunt, enjoy distanced character meet and greets, build LEGO pumpkins, and try tasty fall treats. This festive experience will be sure to get you in the Halloween spirit!

SeaWorld Spooktacular

When: Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday in October
Where: SeaWorld San Diego - Mission Bay

On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout October, treat your family to spooky fall fun at SeaWorld. Experience the Spooktacular Candy Trail, go on the Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt, show off your moves at the Monster Mash DJ Dance Party and Sesame Street Halloween Dance Party, and enjoy seasonal food, brews, and cocktails! These attractions along with the park's amazing animals and exhibits will provide endless fun for the whole family.

HalGLOWeen at the San Diego Zoo

When: October 9–11, 16–18, and 23–25
Where: San Diego Zoo - San Diego, CA

Plan to join the San Diego Zoo for their fun filled HalGLOWeen weekends in October. Experience glowing fun with family-friendly performances and seasonal attractions to get you in the Halloween spirit. Get your groove on at the Bubble Dance Party, slither with snakes on the Python Path, and enjoy endless entertainment including Dr. Zoolittle’s Mask-erade, Acro-Catz and Acro-Batz, and other musical performances.

Carlsbad’s Pumpkin Patch and “Field of Screams” Corn Maze

When: September 18th - November 8th 
Where: Carlsbad Strawberry Company - Carlsbad, CA

What better way to celebrate fall than by visiting a pumpkin patch?! From September 18th - November 8th, the Carlsbad Strawberry Company invites you and your family, loved ones, and friends to visit their annual pumpkin patch at their family farm. Find your perfect pumpkin, enjoy food and games, check out the Apple Cannon, take a tractor ride, and explore the corn mazes! For those looking for an extra spooky adventure this Halloween season, the Haunted Corn Maze "Field of Screams" is a thrilling experience guaranteed to give you a Halloween scare. It is open on Fridays and Saturdays through the end of October.

So grab your costume and face mask and enjoy these fun local events! We hope you and your family have a safe and fun-filled fall and a very happy Halloween!