Kids are fixated on Halloween night costumes and trick-or-treating, but the days leading up to the candy-filled evening also provide lots of opportunities for quality family time. This fall season, Southern California is full of kid-friendly outings such as haunted hayrides and Day of the Dead dancing. Here’s a guide to All Hallows’ Eve events for all ages.
This neighborhood festival features live entertainment, games, community info booths, food, a costume contest, a Halloween parade and trick-or-treating. Early birds can attend a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. Center Street Promenade, Anaheim. (714) 999-3456. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. Free. http://www.anaheimfallfestival.org.