South Bay Halloween Events- Plan Good Family Fun Now

The Daily Breeze printed an extensive Directory of The South Bay Halloween Events for your family to enjoy. I took the liberty to re-post the details. So here are some of the events happening in the South Bay from Oct. 25 through Oct. 31:

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will get into the season with a fun-filled day for the whole family.

  • Pumpkin decorating contest, open to all ages and judged by Friends of Rancho San Pedro. Pumpkins will be judged based on age group, and prizes will be awarded for most color and most creative design.  Tools will be provided for the contest.
  • Costume parade
  • Scary stories
  • Light refreshments.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.  The event runs from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26 at 18127 S. Alameda St. in Rancho Dominguez.

The city of El Segundo Recreation and Parks Department will host its annual Halloween Frolic from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 on the 300 and 400 blocks of Main Street in downtown El Segundo.

  • Costume contest for all ages, sponsored by the El Segundo Kiwanis Club at City Hall Plaza,
  • Carved pumpkin contest, sponsored by the El Segundo Women’s Club.
  • Seven inflatable bounce houses
  • Obstacle course
  • Carnival-style games for younger participants
  • Five food vendors.

Admission is free. Wristbands and tickets for games and bounce houses are $8 for unlimited use or $2 per ticket. Call 310-524-2700.

The Rosecrans Recreation Center will hold its Halloween event, suitable for ages 3-11, from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at 840 W. 149th St., Gardena. Call 310-327-3653 for more information.

  •  Carnival games,
  •  Moon bounce and a
  •  Costume contest.

The Hawthorne Community Affairs Bureau will hold a Halloween Safety Event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Hawthorne Police Department, 4455 W. 126th St. Highlights include

  • Officer Scottie and Friends
  • A Skechers giveaway
  •  Goodie bags,
  • Costume inspection/contest
  •  Gaby the talking police car.

The Harbor City Recreation Center invites all ages for  its free Halloween event from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 31 The center is at 24901 Frampton Ave., Harbor City. Call 310-548-7729.

  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Costume contest

A Dia de los Muertos cultural event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at Inglewood Cemetery Mortuary, 720 E. Florence Ave., Inglewood. Highlights include an

  • Arts & crafts marketplace
  • Children’s activities
  • Live entertainment
  • Food
  • Community altars and more.

For more information, email or call 562-696-9196.

The city of Lawndale’s Halloween Haunt will run from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Civic Center Plaza, 14700 Burin Ave., Lawndale.

  • Costume contests
  • Carnival games
  • Food vendors,
  • Live entertainment and more.

The Lomita Parks & Recreation Department will hold a carnival from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Lomita Park, 24428 Eshelman Ave., Lomita.

  • Costume contest
  • Parade, with several costume prize categories, will run from 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Balloonist,
  • Game booths,
  • Treats.
    Call 310-326-0140 for more information.

The Redondo Beach Historical Society and Spectrum Catering will host their Haunted Halloween Family Event,

  • Tour of the historic old library
  • Costume contest
  •  Popcorn
  • Soft drinks
  • Screening of the 1931 classic film, “Frankenstein,” starring Boris Karloff.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 for check-in; library tour is at 6:45 p.m. The event will be held at the historic old library at Veterans Park, 300 the Esplanade, Redondo Beach. RSVP to

The North Redondo Neighborhood Watch will put on its Halloween Haunted House and Fun event starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at 2719 Carnegie Lane, Redondo Beach.

  • Halloween goodies for the scariest, funniest and prettiest costumes.
  • Children can go trick or treating in the neighborhood that have the group’s “Safe House” poster.
    Call Donna Davis at 310-292-0646.

Riviera Village invites ghosts, goblins, princesses and super heroes to its annual trick-or-treat event on Oct. 31. Catalina Avenue will be closed to traffic from Avenue I to Palos Verdes Boulevard, and the shops will hand out candy and treats from 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

The Peck Park Recreation Center will have

  • Games, (Games are 25 cents per game. )
  • Crafts and
  • Candy for all ages from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at 560 N. Western Ave., San Pedro.                                         Call 310-548-7580.

Cabrillo Beach Bathhouse

  • Cafts
  • Pumpkin decorating
  • Games and candy from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at 3800 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro.
    Call 310-548-7554 for more information.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s eighth annual Halloween Sea Scare is set for 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 26.

  • The aquarium will take on a new look, as it is transformed into an underwater world of chills, thrills and gills.
  • Come in costume and join in the masquerade of ghouls and goblins,
  • trick-or-treat throughout the aquarium,
  • enjoy spooky entertainment and participate in a
  • costume contest for prizes.

Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children. The aquarium is at 3720 Stephen White Drive, San Pedro.
Call 310-548-7562.

Point Fermin Lighthouse will host an event for ages 5-18 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 26.

  • Trick or treating through the lighthouse
  •  Crafts
  • Games

The lighthouse is at 807 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro.
Call 310-241-0684.

Justice for Murdered Children will host a Halloween Party from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at Ports O’ Call Village, Berth 75, San Pedro.

  • Costume contest
  • Carnival rides and a
  • Candy giveaway

Del Amo Fashion Center is inviting all little ghouls, goblins and princesses to have a spooktacular time at the Simon Kidgits Halloween event on from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 26 in the JoAnn’s Court.

In addition, Twentieth Century Fox is also celebrating the Blu-Ray and DVD release of several of its animated films with activities inspired by the films.

  • giveaways
  • face painting,
  •  Halloween-inspired crafts.
    The center is at 3525 W. Carson St., Torrance.

Normandale Recreation Center invites children ages 3-11 to enjoy

  • games,
  • costume contest
  • face painting
  •  candy
  • and more at its Halloween event from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 31. The center is at 22400 Halldale Ave., Torrance.Call 310-328-3689 for more information.

•  Westchester Recreation Center’s Haunted House for ages 8 and older from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 25-26 and Oct. 30-31 at 7000 Manchester Ave. Fees vary.

Senior citizens are invited to attend a Halloween event just for them from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29 at 8740 Lincoln blvd.

  • dancing
  •  goodies
  • costume contest
    Admission is free.

Call 310-649-3319.
The Wilmington Recreation Center will hold an event for all ages from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 26 at 325 N. Neptune Ave.

  • Haunted
  • Carnival games
  • Face painting,
  • Arts and crafts
  • Moon bounce.
    Fees vary. Call 310-548-7645.

Banning Recreation Center will have a

  • Freak show that will include the bearded lady, the world’s strongest man, Siamese twins,
  • Games,
  • Crafts,
  • Magic show.

The event will run from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at 1331 Eubank St., Wilmington.
Call 310-548-7776.

Peninsula Community Church invites the community to participate in its Harvest Festival from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the church, 5640 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes.

  • family friendly event
  • games,
  • food
  • live music.
  • Children are encouraged to wear costumes with good attitudes and will be given bags for they candy they can win at the free games.
    Call 310-377-4661 for more information.

Hope Chapel’s annual Harvest Party will be held from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at 2420 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach.

  • family-friendly festival
  • candy
  •  game booths
  •  puppet shows
  •  bounce houses,
  • plus a budget-friendly food court.No scary costumes. Call 310-374-4673.

Wilmington First United Methodist Church will put on a Halloween event for neighborhood children from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 31 at 928 Lagoon Ave.

  • Games
  •  Food
  •  Prizes.

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