Halloween is a month-long celebration here in Orange County. With so many Halloween inspired activities & events we found it easier to list them all separately. So, for Halloween bashes & haunted houses, be sure to check out THIS list.

October 1st:
* Storytime at Pirates Cove, Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10-11 am. Stories, crafts, music & seasonal fun geared to the pre-schooler. (reservations required. 949-673-7863, ext. 105)
October 2nd:
* Fitness Hike, 9-11am, Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
October 3rd:
* Tustin Tiller Days, carnival rides, craft booths, food & entertainment at Columbus Tustin Park.
October 4th:
* Kids Workshop, a FREE kid-friendly “How-To Clinic”, at your local Home Depot, 9am & 12pm. This month’s project is a whistle fire truck.
* Tustin Tiller Days, carnival rides, craft booths, food & entertainment at Columbus Tustin Park.
* Kidsfaire – America’s Family Expo
* Oktoberfest, 11am-5pm, Ladera Ranch
* Astronomy Program, 8-9:30pm, Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park
October 5th:
* Tustin Tiller Days, carnival rides, craft booths, food & entertainment at Columbus Tustin Park.
* Kidsfaire – America’s Family Expo
* Orange County Children’s Book Festival
* Sunday Morning Nature Walk, 8:30-9:30am, Caspers Wilderness Park
October 6th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
October 7th:
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
October 9th:
* Toddler Class at the Orange County Zoo, 10-11am. Find out what animals live on this continent. Registration required: (714)973-6846.
October 11th:
* Annual Orange County Fire Authority Open House, 9am-12pm
* Signs of Life Hike, 8:30-11am, Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
* The Knack Free Family Event at your local Michaels store, 10am-p3m. The great pumpkin event.
* Heritage Festival & Parade, car show, crafts fair, food booths, kids games & more. Tri-City Park, Placentia.
October 12th:
* Sunday Morning Nature Walk, 8:30-9:30am, Caspers Wilderness Park
October 13th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
October 14th:
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
October 16th:
* Glue & Go Costumes for Kids, Yorba Linda Public Library
October 17th:
* Toddler Class at the Orange County Zoo, 10-11am. Come learn about bats, cats & spiders and make spooky crafts. Registration required: (714)973-6846.
* Silverado Days, parade, food, game booths. William Peak Park in Buena Park.
October 18th:
* Silverado Days, parade, food, game booths. William Peak Park in Buena Park.
October 19th:
* Sunday Morning Nature Walk, 8:30-9:30am, Caspers Wilderness Park
* Silverado Days, parade, food, game booths. William Peak Park in Buena Park.
* Community Nature Day, hikes, games & nature crafts. Rancho Sonado, Silverado.
October 20th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
October 21st:
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
October 24th:
* OCPAC presents The Sippy Cups, a family-friendly rock concert experience.

October 25th:
* OCPAC presents The Sippy Cups, a family-friendly rock concert experience.
* Aliso Viejo Fall Harvest Festival, 10am-2pm
October 26th:
* Sunday Morning Nature Walk, 8:30-9:30am, Caspers Wilderness Park
* Family Fun Walk, 10:30-11:30am, Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center
* OCPAC presents The Sippy Cups, a family-friendly rock concert experience.
October 27th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
October 28th:
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Mommy & Me Playtime, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 10:30 am – 1pm.
* Open Play Nights, Hullabaloos Clubhouse, 5-8 pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
October 29th:
* Toddler Time, Nocturnal Nightlife, 10:30-11:15am, Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center
October 30th:
* Fitness Hike, 9-11am, Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
* Toddler Class at the Orange County Zoo, 10-11am. Come learn about bats, cats & spiders and make spooky crafts. Registration required: (714)973-6846.
October 31st:
* Toddler Class at the Orange County Zoo, 10-11am. Come learn about bats, cats & spiders and make spooky crafts. Registration required: (714)973-6846.

* Make sure to check out all the local Halloween Events HERE.