Still haven’t figured out your Halloween plans? Well, Long Beach Local News has you covered.
Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor will be open through Nov. 2nd but Halloween on the 31st is one of two nights (the second being Nov. 1 – Dia da Los Muertos) where visitors are allowed to wear costumes for the annual costume ball. $1000 in cash prizes will be awarded at the costume contest. Masks and props are not allowed. Check out our Dark Harbor segment to get a sneak peek at one of the scariest haunts around. Queen Mary’s website for more information.
Cafe Sevilla is bringing a Spanish Halloween to Long Beach. There will be live Spanish rock music by Luis Carlos and then beats from DJ Rick and DJ Woody. Halloween themed cocktails will be available and costumes are welcome. More details can be found at Halloween at Cafe Sevilla
The Circle LBC Dispensary is holding a ‘Well-lit Halloween’ where the first 250 customers of the day get $1 gift bags. Vendors will be available throughout the day. For more, check out Well-Lit Halloween.
Roxanne’s Old vs New Halloween is bound to get you feeling nostalgic. Want to be the Disney’s OG Belle or the newer live-action version? Or maybe the vintage version of Batman? Roxanne’s will be hosting an Old vs. New Halloween costume competition. This is a 21+ event that encourages an RSVP. Visit Roxanne’s Old vs New Halloween for details.
Roam in and out of 10+ bars and clubs around Pine St. dressed in your Halloween best. One all-access pass gives you entry to places such as Hamburger Mary’s, Shannon’s, Congregation Ale House and more. Check-in between 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and be sure to wear comfortable shoes because the event runs all night. More can be found at Pine St Pub Crawl.
Brickersville at Shoreline Village has some daytime Lego treats between 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Wear your costume while constructing small scary characters and sets, dance to Halloween music and of course, enjoy some open Lego Play. Check out Brickersville Halloween for details.
Pa’s Pumpkin Patch is a family-friendly fall staple. With carnival games, a petting zoo and many pumpkins to choose from, Pa’s creates a country fair atmosphere right off PCH. For more information, visit Pa’s Pumpkin Patch
Second St. trick or treating is a Halloween staple for little ones. Participating businesses give out candy between 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Additional info is available at 2nd Street Trick or Treat.
Gigil’s Halloween Bash is another kid-friendly event in a nut-free facility (as tasty as Almond Joy’s are, please don’t bring them or any other candy with nuts into the party.) There will be treats to eat, witches brew to drink and crafts to make. Face painting is included with the price of admission. For details, check out Gigil’s Halloween Bash
Long Beach Towne Center is hosting a ‘Halloween Spooktacular’ from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. This free event includes backdrops for adorable photos, face painting, Halloween balloon animals, trick-or-treating, crafts and Halloween theme music. Winners of a costume contest will receive movie tickets for the Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26. For more information, go to Towne Center Spooktacular
By Casey N. Wilson