The countdown to Halloween 2022 is on! From picking pumpkins and costume contests to trick-or-treating and a haunted corn maze, Halloween is spook-tacular in Carlsbad. There’s something for everyone!
Known as a longtime local tradition, the Carlsbad Strawberry Company has been the place to go to get your fill of fall fun. This year, the tradition continues with a pumpkin patch, tractor rides, a family-friendly corn maze, a sheep and goat petting area, games and food that the entire family can enjoy. The Pumpkin Patch is open from 9am – 6pm daily through Sunday, November 6.
But, that’s not all. The Carlsbad Strawberry Company has teamed up with the Agua Hedionda Lagoon to create a hair raising adventure that’s not for the faint of heart. The Haunted Corn Maze is open from 7pm-10pm on Fridays and Saturdays in October. Teenagers and adults can wander through the maze with a warning – the wrong turn can result in a terrifying turn of events. Scary surprises are lurking around every corner to make you jump. A portion of your admission goes to educating the future Lagoon Stewards at the Agua Hedionda Lagoon.
The Carlsbad Strawberry Company is at 1050 Cannon Road in Carlsbad.
At Park Hyatt Aviara’s Ember & Rye, savor Halloween-inspired menu items and the restaurant’s specialty decor. Dress to impress in your favorite costume as you dine at Ember & Rye and be entered for the chance to win a bottle of wine or a gift card for a future visit. Reserve your spot at Ember & Rye from October 17 – 31 and experience a haunted steakhouse (…of sorts) during this spooky season.
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa is located at 7100 Aviara Resort Drive in Carlsbad.
This year Plaza Paseo Real calls all goblins, ghosts, and ghouls to join a Halloween event from 11am – 1pm on Saturday, October 22. The event will feature a live DJ, Halloween-themed kid crafts, face painting, balloon twisting and more. Guests are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. Activities are free and open to the public. Visit the courtyard next to La Costa Coffee Roasting to get the festivities started.
Plaza Paseo Real is at 6941- 6985 El Camino Real in Carlsbad.
Eureka! Carlsbad is bringing some heat this year with the introduction of two new menu items that are sure to spice up any plans during the Halloween season. Scary Hot Fries are the restaurant’s signature french fries tossed in a painfully addicting ghost pepper spice blend, topped with cheeses, bacon and chipotle aioli. Daring eaters can cool the burn with a Chasing Ghosts cocktail featuring Del Maguey Mezcal, coconut milk, orgeat almond syrup and ghost pepper tincture. Don’t be a scaredy cat to try these new menu items perfect for Halloween (and offered through Wednesday, November 2).
Eureka! Carlsbad is located at 6021 Innovation Way, Suite #110 in Carlsbad.
A few days before the big night, The Forum Carlsbad is hosting an afternoon of Halloween fun. On Saturday, October 29, bring the family (wearing your best costumes) to enjoy an afternoon of trick or treating, music, photo booths, fun Halloween activities and appearances by creepy characters. From 2pm-6pm, each child will receive a complimentary bucket to collect candy from participating stores and restaurants. From 3pm-5pm, live music will be provided by local band Hullabaloo.
The Forum Carlsbad is at 1923 Calle Barcelona in Carlsbad.
For Halloween, The Beacon La Costa will host an event fondly named ‘Hey Boo!’ that starts at 3pm on Monday, October 31. Guests can enjoy pumpkin carving, story time with Maleficent, a live DJ and trick-or-treating. There will be costumed characters wandering the premises and free family photos for monster memories that will last for years.
The Beacon La Costa is at 7710-70 El Camino Real in Carlsbad.
Make sure to wear your favorite costume! The Shoppes at Carlsbad are featuring a curated trick-or-treat experience for kids from 4pm to 7pm on Monday, October 31. Select stores and restaurants will be handing out candy and goodies while supplies last.
The Shoppes at Carlsbad is at 2525 El Camino Real in Carlsbad.
Have a ghoulishly fun outing on the golf course! The Crossings will feature a two-person Pumpkin Scramble starting at 1pm on Monday, October 31. The $200 package (for teams of two) includes golf with a cart and lunch. Wear your favorite costume! The day includes contests for costumes, closest to the pin and for the longest drive. Contest winners will be awarded following play. Reserve your spot today!
The Crossings at Carlsbad is at 5800 The Crossings Drive in Carlsbad.
Have a fa-BOO-lous Halloween season in Carlsbad!
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