2012 Halloween in the Inland Empire

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Inland Empire Halloween Events – 2012

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Big Bear

Bring your children (and yourself) to the Moonridge Animal Park dressed in costumes to this special afternoon of Tricks ‘n Treat– Visit The Graveyard, Pumkin Patch, Electric Dungeon of Doom, Witches Brew, Scarecrow Land, Witches Lair, and Goblins throughout the park. Enjoy seeing the park animals receive their Halloween treats! Win a prize for best costume(s) in several categories. For the Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, entry is free.


Beaumont Cherry Valley Recreation and Park District presents Pumpkin Carve WEdnesday October 26th at 5pm.

Calico Ghost Town (Yermo)

Calico Ghost Haunt Calico Ghost Haunt presents Grim Tales Friday, October 19-Sunday, October 21, 2012.  The brothers Grimm have made a name for themselves by collecting and retelling legends. But now, with the rumors and whispers, those legends are emerging once again. The Grimm brothers have created a monster….several monsters…. Now they are on a mission to hunt and destroy what they have conjured. After traveling a great distance they tracked them down to a remote corner of the desert where they have decided to occupy a once thriving mining town. JOIN US on the hunt!!

Cherry Valley

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  • 10/7, Olive & Wine Faire
  • Thru 11/22, Apple picking

Chino Hills

Trick-or-Treat at The Shoppes Wednesday, October 31
Starting point for the event will be at The Shoppes Promenade. Remember to bring your treat bag. Candy and crafts available while supplies last.

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  • Thru 10/26, Claremont Friday Nights Live!
  • 10/5, First Friday Art Walk
  • 10/6, Ink’d Tattos for the Cure
  • 10/6, California Beer Festival
  • 10/6-10/7, San Dimas Western Days
  • Thru 10/21, Tibbies Center Stage Theatre
  • 10/5-10/31 (select dates), Coffin Creek
  • Thru 10/31, Dos Lagos “Not So Scary Halloween”
  • 10/6, Dos Lagos Stadium 15


Free games for the children will be located in front of the Claremont Depot and a variety of roving entertainment will be provided throughout the Village. In addition, many local businesses and shops will be participating in handing out candy to children of all ages, starting at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free.


Lone Hill Manor, Scarecrow Trail, Shady Hollow Hayride, Chambers of the Mausoleum, Labyrinth of Lost Relics, Visit the Vendors at the Dark Shadow Market Place

Hours Friday, Saturday and Halloween 7:00 PM until 12:00 Midnight Hours Sundays, Tuesday, 7:00 PM until 10:30 PM Gate’s opens at 6:45 PM Box Office opens at 6:45 PM

Features a horrifying story brought to life with live actors in theme park quality surroundings. You will be blown away by Southern California’s premier Haunt featuring interactive, scenario-based thrills and chills. Now in its 8th terrifying year of operation!



When there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who ya’ gonna call? Well, you could call those guys with the ghost sucking machines or you call (and stop by) the FCSC Halloween event. There will be games, music and prizes. Also enter for a change to place in our annual costume contest. It is sure to be a ghastly good time.

Wednesday, October 31 | 4PM-7PM | FREE
Looking for safe, Halloween fun? Come to Cypress Neighborhood Center! We’ll be having activities for children ages 2-12.


Lake Elsinore

The Inland Empire’s #1 Halloween tradition comes screaming back for yet another year of new attractions, new scenes, new characters, and more! We now offer 4 Mazes & 2 Scarezones at 1 location!


Oak Glen

Washington Irving’s timeless story of harvest, romance, and good-natured fun lives on at Riley’s Farm with apple-bobbing, pie-eating contests, dancing, country music, and great food!



Palm Desert

Generously sponsored by The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, kids of all ages are invited to the ever-popular Howl-O-Ween on Friday, October 26th through Sunday, October 28th from 6pm to 9pm.


Palm Springs

Swank Modern Design in Palm Springs, California, presents Cinepanic Vintage Thai Terror Posters Sept. 28-Nov. 4th. Open viewing 2pm-5pm on Sat. Oct 6, 13, 27 & Nov. 3 or by appointment on other dates and times. There will be a public reception on Saturday, October 20th from 8-10760-699-8992

The 12th annual Bent Productions Halloween Costume Contest will take place on Monday, October 31th in Palm Springs on Arenas Road.

The talent show will begin at 6:30 pm with the fabulous Bella da Ball host of the evening appearing with singers, dancers and very talented drag. The contest begins at 8 pm with over $600 in cash and prizes for first, second and third place winners chosen by a panel of judges.

All are welcome to enter the contest or come to enjoy the talent and contestants dance around the stage. FREE!


Ride the Pumpkin Train to the pumpkin patch, pick out your own pumpkin, and then ride the train back to the Museum for more fun activities. In addition to trolley rides there will be a bounce house, the kiddy hand car, pumpkin decorating, and the haunted caboose! It’s our annual Holloween event, and it’s sure to please the whole family.

Halloween Harvest Festival/ safe & healthy lifestyles expo. includes 10 game booths candy, costume contest marionette show. Dance contest DJ. Arts and crafts booths desired.


T he 4th Annual Hangar 24 Halloween Party Presented by The Optimist Club of Redlands. A costume, ticket and valid ID are required for entrance. No exceptions. $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Admission includes two Hangar 24 Craft Beers… not to mention a night of costumes, music and fun with great people!

The Haunted Grove Experience is an annual fundraising event organized and conducted by the RSF board of directors and members of the Festival Company. Each year the event features wine, food, classic haunts, music, and vignettes featuring the Bard’s most notorious villains, monsters and tortured characters set in and about the orchards and gardens of a private estate in Redlands’ posh south side. Guided tours are 90 minutes long and conducted over two evenings in October.

  • Free Trick Or Treat

Come join Somerford Place Alzeimer’s Assisted Living for trick or treat Saturday October 27th from 3-6pm. The will be a petting zoo, games, prizes, food, cany and much more! Please call 909.793.9500 for more information. Location: 1319 Brookside Ave. Redlands, CA 92373

Come join in this FREE Halloween Party for the community. Enjoy candy, games, air bouncers, live music and a children’s show. Plus, we have hot dogs, pizza and tacos for sale!

Rancho Cucamonga

Join us for a Library Zombie Walk! You bring your zombie clothes, we’ll bring the zombie make-up!

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  • Thru 10/28, Weekly Film Series
  • 10/5, Marquee 15
  • 10/6, Mayor’s Jazz Jam


Experience the age old art of storytelling this Halloween in downtown Riverside as some of the community’s most noted speakers delight young and old with original tales of ghouls and ghosts. Ghost Walk Riverside is an adventure through some of Riverside’s oldest and most historic buildings, often with one-night-only special access to areas deep within the city.

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  • Thru 1/10/13, Riverside Art Museum
  • 10/5, Winery at Canyon Crest
  • 10/6, Safety Fair
  • 10/7, Piano Extravaganza
  • 10/7, First Sundays Season Kick Off


San Bernardino

  • Haunted Catacombs – October 14-29
  • Friends Of The CID Presents Haunted House

On October 19-20, 26-28 and 31st come and visit the Haunted House presented by Friends of CID. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children – Full scare, half scare, no scare; your choice! For more information contact C.I.D. Main Office  at 909.384.5426 or visit the website: www.friendsofcid.com. Location: 2700 Little Mountain Dr. San Bernardino CA. Enter at your own Risk!

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  • 10/5, Free Arts Festival
  • 10/6, DisAbility Sports Festival



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  • 10/6, Outdoor Quilt Show
  • 10/6, Pechanga Food Truck Festival
  • Thru 10/28, Field of Screams: The Haunted Stadium





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