Entertainment & Events
5 Unique Spots to Get Your Halloween Tricks and Treats
San Diego has gone deep into the Halloween spirit this year. Perhaps it’s our fleeting attempt to feel like fall weather is actually coming that helps us embrace the spooky traditions of this wondrous holiday. No matter the reason, doesn’t everyone love the chance to be someone else for an evening? And if that’s not your thing, why not simply enjoy a candy coma?
>We’ve looked far and wide to find the 5 best spots to get your tricks and treats this Halloween season. We’re sure you’ll find something for everyone:
Haunted Harrah’s | Harrah’s Resort Southern California
On Friday, October 30 from 8:00 – 3:00am, Harrah’s Resort Southern California will become Haunted Harrah’s and they are throwing a wicked party that is not to be missed. Haunted Harrah’s will be taking over all four venues throughout the property and will have more than 20 DJ’s spinning throughout. Four headliners will be attending this year including The Basejackers and a secret hip-hop performer that will be announced soon. San Diegans will want make a weekend out of it and enjoy everything that Harrah’s has to offer including an expansive all-season casino and resort featuring a top notch gaming floor, unique dining destinations and versatile outdoor space, with a trifecta of pools and 21 poolside cabanas. Don’t miss San Diego’s biggest Halloween party, book your tickets here. General admission pricing starts at $40.
Vin De Syrah – Downtown San Diego
For a festive Halloween experience in the heart of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter that will leave music thumping through your bones and wine (or whatever concoction you fancy) running through your veins, celebrate at Vin De Syrah’s “Dia de los Muertos” party this October 31. Featuring acts by California’s leading entertainment experience, The Grand Artique, and beats by DJ Slowhand, this supernatural party will enthrall party-goers looking a lively night. To encourage the “Day of the Dead” theme, complimentary face-painting by Vixavage Makeup Artistry will be available starting at 7 p.m. and a photobooth will be provided to capture the final work of art. With every bottle of Fortaleza Tequila purchased guests receive a complimentary bottle of Chronic Cellars Spritz & Giggles Sparkling Wine. Complimentary tickets are included with bottle service. A limited number of early bird admission tickets are available for $10 at www.syrahwineparlor.com.
Trick-or-Treating at Flower Hill Promenade – Del Mar, Calif.
For a Halloween bash that caters to children of all ages as well as their parents, Flower Hill Promenade will host its annual Trick-or-Treating event on Saturday, October 31. While kids dressed as princesses, pirates, witches, superheroes and any other Halloween character you can imagine can run from store to store filling their baskets with treats and candies galore, parents can meander through Del Mar’s premier open-air shopping, dining and entertainment center collecting goodies of their own. Meanwhile, parents: feel free to drop into your favorite shops to treat yourselves. Pink Soul boutique will be gifting “Mommy Treat Bags” while kids overflow their Halloween bags. Saturday, October 31 from 10am-6pm — 2720 Via de la Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014.
Kids Rule, Ghouls Drool at Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego
Located in San Diego, CA, Rancho Bernardo Inn welcomes families to experience the expansive property with wide variety of activities for all ages and interests. The 265-acre property features 287 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, three swimming pools, an award-winning full-service spa and fitness center, two restaurants, tennis courts, biking trails and more. This October, the family-friendly resort is celebrating Halloween all month long with the Rancho Bernardo Inn ‘Kids Rule, Ghouls Drool’ Package, providing plenty of ghoulish holiday activities tailored just for kids!<
KIDS RULE, GHOULS DROOL PACKAGE
- One-night Stay
- Welcome ‘Trick or Treat’ Pumpkin Bucket
- All Access Wristband
- Unlimited FREE Food and Drinks from Kid’s Menus
- An Array of Spooky KIDSRULE! Activities including Halloween cookie decorating, Frightening Filmore mini-golf, haunted treasure hunts, and more!
- Package starts from $249 per night
The Patio on Goldfinch | Mission Hills, San Diego
Celebrate all things scary and sweet this Halloween weekend at The Patio on Goldfinch’s Dia de los Muertos extravaganza. Guests are invited to the neighborhood favorite restaurant to enjoy craft cocktails, delicious bites and a cozy atmosphere decorated specially for the holiday. Dress to impress in your halloween best to win cash prizes in the costume competition. The spooktacular event is sponsored by Frida Kahlo, El Silencio and Cointreau and is a fundraiser for the United States Bar Guild Association. Dia de los Muertos will go from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. and is $15 for non-members, free for guild members.