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Get Your Scary On for Halloween!

Take a walk on the dark side this Halloween! Long Beach and vicinity has thrills and chills that fit the bill – from legendary haunts like The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor and Knott’s Scary Farm, to Day of the Dead festivals, costume parties, and even a Halloween-themed dog parade! So carve that pumpkin, rock your wildest costume, and get your scary on this Halloween!



The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor

Queen Mary

1126 Queens Highway

Long Beach, CA 90802


The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Southern California’s most authentically terrifying haunt, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of terrors by once again resurrecting the legendary ghost stories from the infamously haunted ship. Rising from the depths once more after a decade of freakish fun and one-of-a-kind frights, Dark Harbor at the Queen Mary will return for its most outrageous season yet for select nights September 26 – November 2, 2019. Confusion and fear reign supreme at Dark Harbor 2019 with six terrifying mazes, hundreds of monsters, nightly live entertainment, secret bars and exhilarating rides.



San Pedro Dia de Los Muertos Festival

398 West 6th Street

San Pedro, CA 90731


Celebrate San Pedro’s Dia de Los Muertos Festival presented by the San Pedro Historic Waterfront Business Improvement District! On Sunday, October 27, Historic Downtown San Pedro will be the place to party as the streets come alive with art, culture, delicious cuisine and live entertainment.



Haute Dog Howloween Parade

Marina Vista Park

5355 E Eliot St.

Long Beach, CA 90803


More than 500 costumed dogs expected for this 19th-annual pooch parade raising funds for local spay/neuter, adoption and other local charitable projects. Register your dog to be in the parade for just $10/advance or reserve $10 front-row seats along the parade route Justin’s Community Action Team (CAT) promotes social well-being among the general public. As a 501c3 nonprofit corporation governed by a board of directors, contributions to CAT are tax deductible and are used to help produce quality events within our community that benefit children, animals, and the environment. On-site registration $20/dog



Pa’s Pumpkin Patch

6701 E PCH

Long Beach, CA 90803


Celebrate October and join a parade of people gathering for activities, games, rides, pumpkins and all around fun in a country fair atmosphere. A real Long Beach icon, Pa’s Pumpkin Patch has been open for over 40 years. There is something for everyone in a carnival style environment with over 28 different attractions. Pa’s Pumpkin Patch offers a large variety of pumpkins to choose from, as well as haystacks, corn stalks and gourds. There’s also a snack bar, pony ride, a petting zoo and a variety of games and rides. A fun place for the whole family, or just s goofy way to spend the day with your friends!



Halloween City

450 The Promenade North

Long Beach, CA 90802


Get your scary on for Halloween with the perfect costume, party theme, decorations, or inspiration! Halloween City’s team of Halloween experts create innovative decorations, brainstorm spooky party ideas, and meticulously track trendy costumes. It doesn’t matter if you’re hosting a giant costume party, going to a spooktacular event, or just trick-or-treating with family and friends, your Halloween deserves to be extraordinary!




Pier Pressure Long Beach Black Pearl Halloween Cruise

Catalina King Yacht

1046 Queens Hwy.

Long Beach, CA 90802

Let loose, and set sail into the gorgeous Southern California Night aboard the 350 person, Catalina King Yacht. Bring your significant other and/or your entourage of friends and create the ultimate experience that no club, hotel, or land entity could possibly offer at this pirate-themed party.  Costumes are not required but strongly encouraged!



Creepshow Costume Party

Elinor Drinkery

250 North Tribune Court

Long Beach, CA 90802


Come out in your best Halloween Costume, raise a glass of beer, wine or cider, and celebrate the weird and creepy with music, dancing and Costume Contest. $5 registration fee to enter the Costume Contest. Open to all attendees. Prizes will be given to 3rd, 2nd, 1st place winners. No pre-registration required – just show up an have fun starting at 8pm! Named for Long Beach resident Elinor Otto, 99, an original “Rosie the Riveter,” Elinor is a chill lounge hidden in the back of MADE by Millworks retail shop and art gallery.



Knott’s Scary Farm

8039 Beach Blvd.

Buena Park, CA 90620


Knott’s Scary Farm is the largest and most immersive Halloween experience in Southern California, with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills that can’t be found anywhere else.  The full-park transformation is made up of one-of-a-kind terrifying mazes and attractions, sinister shows and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner of the park. This year’s Knott’s Scary Farm experience has all the ingredients of a truly terrifying nightmare, but unlike most dreams, Knott’s Scary Farm is a nightmare that never ends.