Claremont, La Verne & Nearby

Claremont, La Verne & Nearby

  • October 25, 2020
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CLAREMONT-LA VERNE, CA — Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Halloween still is a go in 2020 — with haunts, trunk-or-treats, outdoor films, costume contests and more, in-person and virtual, in Claremont, La Verne and throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

While some annual activities were canceled, sweet and spooky events still abound.

Check out Patch’s annual, Halloween event guide to find what’s going on near you. And Happy Halloween!

NOTE: Do double-check with organizers to ensure events are still proceeding as posted.

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ALTADENA:

OCT. 31: Halloween Model Train Fun & Candy Hunt: Ages 5-17. Book a spot: Event is free!

  • Christmas Tree Lane Model RR Society, 2085 Santa Rosa Ave., Altadena, CA

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular Virtual Party. $5 Boo Bags available for residents of Pasadena, South Pasadena, La Canada, Altadena, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and San Marino.

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ARCADIA:

OCT. 24, 30-NOV. 1 : Halloween Drive-In Movies: Santa Anita Park. Select from four films & pre-order your street eats!

  • Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA

Through OCT. 28: Halloween Photo Contest. Gift cards to winners.

Through OCT. 31: L.A. Arboretum Ghoulish Gardens Walks. “Fang-tastic” fun for all ages.

  • Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA

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BALDWIN PARK:

OCT. 31: Halloween Drive-Thru Adventure. Admission is free.

  • Morgan Park, 4100 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park, CA

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CLAREMONT:

OCT. 24: Claremont Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire. Postponed.

  • Claremont Village, 299 W. 2nd St., Claremont, CA

Through OCT. 31: Halloween Scarecrow Party. Map provided to check out locals’ scarecrow-making skills.

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DIAMOND BAR:

OCT. 31: Halloween Party: Pantera Park. Canceled.

  • Pantera Park, 738 Pantera Drive, Diamond Bar, CA

Through NOV. 1: Halloween Costume & Pumpkin Contests. Target gift cards to winners.

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GLENDALE:

NOV. 1: Forest Lawn’s Día de los Muertos. With folkloric dance, mariachis, ofrendas and larger-than-life sculpture Catrinas.

  • Livestream on Facebook Live via Forest Lawn, Cemetery 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale, CA

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GLENDORA:

OCT. 23-31: Halloween Monster Hunt & Contests. Three spooktacular events!

OCT. 27: Glendora Library Family Trivia via Zoom – Spooky Side of Disney. For all ages.

OCT. 28: Glendora Library Halloween Stories and More – via ZOOM. Pick up craft kits before event.

OCT. 29-NOV. 1: St. Lucy’s 56th Annual “Home for the Holidays” Christmas Boutique. In revamped format for 2020.

  • St Lucy’s Priory High School, 655 Sierra Madre Ave., Glendora, CA

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HIGHLAND PARK:

Through OCT. 31: Peek-a-Boo Stroll-Thru: Bob Baker Marionette Theater. Tickets selling fast for the private tours.

  • Bob Baker Marionette Theater, 4949 York Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

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LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE:

OCT. 24: LCPC Children Ministry Halloween Hunt. Open to the community. Pre-registration required.

  • La Canada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular Virtual Party. $5 Boo Bags available for residents of Pasadena, South Pasadena, La Canada, Altadena, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and San Marino.

Through OCT. 31: Halloween at Descanso Gardens. With pumpkin house & hay maze.

  • Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

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LA VERNE:

OCT. 17-18 & 24-25: Heritage Harvest & Pumpkin Patch. Treats for kids in costumes.

  • Heritage Park, 5001 Via De Mansion, La Verne, CA.

OCT. 31: Halloween Candy Cruise. Book soon, as spaces expected to fill up.

  • Community Center, 3680 D St., La Verne, CA

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LOS ANGELES:

OCT. 24 & 30: ‘QuaranSCREAM Live’ Theatre: Greater L.A. “Classic slasher film Scream set during quarantine.”

OCT. 26-NOV. 1: Los Muertos 5K: Greater Los Angeles. Race packets available.

OCT. 28-31: Stranger Things Drive-Into Halloween Haunt. Tickets expected to go fast.

  • Skylight ROW DTLA, 791 Bay St., Los Angeles, CA,

OCT. 29-NOV. 1: L.A. Zoo Halloween Drive-In Movie Nights. Treat giveaways & devilishly good food for purchase. Capacity limited.

  • L.A. Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA

OCT. 31: Costume and Candy Crawl: A Family Event in Downtown LA. Hear haunted history of Downtown Los Angeles with stops for trick-or-treating along the way.

  • Spring Arcade Building, 541 South Spring St., Los Angeles, CA

Through NOV. 1: L.A. Haunted Drive-Up Hayride. ‘This will be the Halloween event everyone in LA is talking about!’

  • Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, at 120 East Via Verde Drive, San Dimas, CA

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MONROVIA:

OCT.: Halloween Home-Decorating & Pumpkin Contests. Maps planned for driving tour of decorated homes.

OCT. 31: Halloween Bash & Trick-or-Treat. Canceled.

  • Library Park, 321 South Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular Virtual Party. $5 Boo Bags available for residents of Pasadena, South Pasadena, La Canada, Altadena, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and San Marino.

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MONTROSE-LA CRESCENTA:

OCT. 31: Halloween Drive-By Tour. Fun & safe way to check out the decked-out houses!

OCT. 31: Halloween Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular. Canceled.

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MOUNT WASHINGTON- MONTECITO HEIGHTS:

OCT. 31: Halloween Night Picnic: Heritage Square Museum. Tickets on sale.

  • Heritage Square Museum, 3800 Homer St., Los Angeles, CA

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PASADENA:

OCT. 24: Spooky Cocktails Virtual Fundraiser w/ Junior League of Pasadena. Learn to make three, Halloween-themed cocktails.

Through OCT. 29: Halloween Photo Contest. Categories for costumes & home decor.

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular Virtual Party. $5 Boo Bags available for residents of Pasadena, South Pasadena, La Canada, Altadena, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and San Marino.

OCT. 31: Joe Bob’s Haunted Drive-In: Rose Bowl. “A scary, fun & immersive night unlike any other!”

  • The Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA

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PICO RIVERA:

Through OCT. 31: Happy Halloween LA: Family-Friendly Drive-Thru. Elaborate event with multiple displays & ideal for kids.

  • Pico Rivera Bicentennial Park, 11003 Sports Arena Drive, Pico Rivera, CA

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SAN DIMAS:

Through NOV. 1: L.A. Haunted Drive-Up Hayride. ‘The Halloween event everyone in LA is talking about!’

  • Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, at 120 East Via Verde Drive, San Dimas, CA

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SAN MARINO:

Through OCT. 31: Pumpkin-Carving Contest. Gift cards to winners.

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular Virtual Party. $5 Boo Bags available for residents of Pasadena, South Pasadena, La Canada, Altadena, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and San Marino.

OCT. 31: Strange Science: Tales From Vault: The Huntington. “Curators share rarely seen objects and otherworldly stories from deep inside the collections.”

  • Virtual via The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA

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SIERRA MADRE:

OCT. 26-31: Hidden Tricks or Treats. Clues divulged Oct. 26!

Through OCT. 28: Halloween Costume Contest For Grown-Ups. This one’s tricky: Costumes must be a pun.

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular Virtual Party. $5 Boo Bags available for residents of Pasadena, South Pasadena, La Canada, Altadena, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and San Marino.

OCT.: Alegria Ave Halloween St. Decorations. Canceled.

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SOUTH EL MONTE:

OCT. 17-NOV. 1: BITE LA: Halloween Food Crawl & Creature Safari. A delicious twist on a drive-thru haunt.

  • Legg Lake, 750 S. Santa Anita Ave., South El Monte, CA

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SOUTH PASADENA:

OCT. 23: Halloween Spook-Thru. Registration is full.

  • Arroyo Seco Golf Course Parking Lot, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena, CA

Through OCT. 26: Virtual Halloween Costume Contest. There’s even a category for pets!

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular Virtual Party. $5 Boo Bags available for residents of Pasadena, South Pasadena, La Canada, Altadena, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and San Marino.

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WALNUT:

OCT. 30: Halloween Drive-In Movies. A double feature!

  • Walnut City Hall Parking Lot, 21201 La Puente Road, Walnut, CA

OCT. 30: Lemon Creek Haunted Trail Walk. Canceled.

  • Lemon Creek Park, 130 Avenida Alipaz, Walnut, CA

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FOR COMPLETE HALLOWEEN LISTINGS IN LA COUNTY:

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This article originally appeared on the Claremont-La Verne Patch

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