It's Going To Be A Spooktacular Weekend: Your Halloween Guide - Newport Mesa Moms

When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near HALLOWEEN!



Bring your little ghosts and goblins to SOCO and the OC Mix for a scary fun (and free) photoshoot with Alison Bernier & Beijos Events.

DATE | Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME | 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
PLACE | SOCO & The OC Mix – 3313 Hyland Avenue, Costa Mesa  92626


Kids (ages 3 and up) can create three spooky fun projects at Michaels for FREE!  Projects include a mask, ghost treat bag, and a bracelet.  Small face painting also provided.

DATE | Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME | 10:00am – 12:00pm
PLACE | Michaels – 610 W. 17th Street, Costa Mesa 92627


A canine costume contest, vendor area, and animal adoptions at the Costa Mesa Bark Park!  FREE!

DATE | Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME | 11:00am – 2:00pm
PLACE | Costa Mesa Bark Park – 890 Arlington Drive, Costa Mesa 92626


Once again, “the biggest Halloween event on the planet” happens when Zombies crawl out of their graves to terrorize your neighborhood. The biggest event is called “Thrill the World” when people dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”! Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of “Thriller” for world records and charity.

Thrill the World Orange County is currently raising money for CHOC Children’s Hospital.

Interested dancers must arrive early to register, which begins at 12:30pm. Practice times are 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, and 2:30pm and the Global Dance will begin promptly at 3:00pm. There is a $2 admission fee into the OC Market Place and free parking is available through Gate 2 off Fair Drive.

DATE | Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME | Dance begins at 3:00pm
PLACE | OC Market Place at OC Fair & Event Center – 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa 92626


FREE fall celebration featuring engaging performances, festive activities, and friendly appearances from Journeys to the Past, Makara Center for the Arts, El Centro Cultural de México, Kia, OC Parks, and more! Kick on your boots with line dancing lessons, visit the face painting station and pop-up bookshop, and find your way through the giant maze. Costumes are encouraged!

DATE | Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME | 3:00pm – 6:00pm
PLACE | Argyros Plaza – 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa 92626


FREE family festival with Trunk or Treating, a Haunted Maze, Games, Bounce Houses, Food Trucks, Costume Prizes and more!

DATE | Saturday, October 27, 2018
TIME | 4:00pm – 7:00pm
PLACE | Grant Howald Park – 3000 5th Avenue, Corona del Mar 92625


The 21st annual Trick or Treat Festival is back at the OC Market Place!  Halloween costumes for all ages are encouraged!

The first 500 kids in attendance will receive a complimentary trick-or-treat bag and specialty toy! Children are encouraged to grab a trick-or-treat map and visit participating vendors for candy throughout the Market Place. Check in will open at 9:00am inside the Hussong’s Cantina space.

Free face painting will be provided from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Puppets n Players Little Theatre will have two performances at 11:00am and 1:30pm.  And on the community stage, children can enjoy musical performances by Boris Loves Trucks creator, Jimmy William at 12:30pm and 2:30pm.

DATE | Sunday, October 28, 2018
TIME | 9:00am – 4:00pm
PLACE | OC Market Place at OC Fair & Event Center – 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa 92626

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