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.
The living dead return to Long Beach for an evening of grisly festivities including live entertainment, zombie-themed food and drinks, makeup stations and a screening of "Shaun of the Dead." Fourth Street between Cherry Avenue and Junipero Avenue, Long Beach. 5 p.m.-midnight. Sat. Free. (323) 428-7411. http://www.mondocelluloid.com/zombiewalk.