Halloween season is upon us and in just 19 days ghosts and ghouls of all ages will descend upon our streets in search of tricks and treats and while Halloween is just a single day, there is plenty of Halloween-themed fun to be had all month long!  Looking for something to do to get you into the Halloween spirit?  Here is our 2017 guide to Halloween in Corona.

days ghosts and ghouls of all ages will descend upon our streets in search of tricks and treats and while Halloween is just a single day, there is plenty of Halloween-themed fun to be had all month long!  Looking for something to do to get you into the Halloween spirit?  Here is our 2017 guide to Halloween in Corona.

Monthlong Happenings

The Pumpkin Factory (1545 Circle City Dr, Corona)
Open daily through Halloween

Located just off the 15 freeway and Magnolia, The Pumpkin Factory is Corona’s largest pumpkin patch.  Pick the perfect pumpkin and enjoy their fantastic rides, slides, Ponies, petting zoos, games, food and more!

Tom’s Farms Annual Pumpkin Patch (23900 Temescal Canyon Road, Corona)
Open daily through Halloween

Bring the family down to Tom’s Farms and pick up your pumpkin, take pictures with the Halloween cutouts or simply enjoy a day of shopping and dining.

Coffin Creek (14600 Baron Dr., Corona)
Open October 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 and 31

Now in its 10th year, long-running Corona haunt Coffin Creek will re-open this October with a total of five exciting Halloween attractions, including an all-new escape room experience, a brand new haunted house and the return of the Shady Hollow Hayride. More details on this year’s event and where to get tickets here.

Corona Lights 2017 Halloween Light Show (1149 Carter Lane, Corona)
Sunday – Thursday 7 PM – 9 PM and Friday and Saturday 7 PM – 10:30 PM through Halloween

The annual tradition of Corona Lights returns for Halloween with new songs, along with old favorites and some new elements to their display.  This is a drive up experience where you can tune your car stereo to 88.5 FM and enjoy the music and lights from the comfort of your car.

On a personal note, be courteous to other viewers. There’s always some jerk that drives by and blocks the display for the people pulled to the side to watch.  Don’t be that person!

Gymboween Costume Party (2415 Tuscany St Ste 102, Corona)
October 20 @ 5 PM, October 21 @ 3 PM, October 22 @ 3 PM

Join Gymboree for an afternoon of Halloween fun featuring activities, games, snacks, and trick or treating.  This event is open to members and non-members and adults and kids are encouraged to dress up.  There are limited spots available. To reserve your spot call (951) 520-0005

Regal Cinemas HorrorFest (2650 Tuscany Street Corona, CA)
Various dates in October

Looking to catch a scary movie? Our local Edwards Corona Crossings Stadium 18 is participating in the Regal Cinemas HorrorFest and will have showings of classic horror films throughout October.  Check out the list of HorrorFest films.

Looking to stay in?  You might be interested in this list of 2017 Halloween Specials that you can watch from the comfort of your own home!

Saturday, October 14

Friends of Leaps and Bounds Pediatric Therapy Annual Fall Festival and BBQ (4211 Valley View Ave., Norco)
2 PM – 6 PM

Join the Friends of Leaps and Bounds Pediatric Therapy for a special afternoon of fall-themed fun benefiting the special kids in our community!  This fun for all ages and abilities event is just $5 and will feature a petting zoo, games, live music, horse rides and more. For more information on the event and tickets call (951) 340-0431

Sunday, October 15

Cookies & Sip @ Creative Souls Arts Lounge (2780 Cabot Dr. Suite 5-155, Corona)
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Three Halloween cookie designs being made in the Cookies & sip class

Join Grunderfully Delicious at the Creative Souls Art Lounge for a beginners cookie decorating class.  In this class, you’ll get step by step instructions on how to decorate three different Halloween themed cookies and you’ll make two of each to take home!  No experience required! Class is intended for ages 12+. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here.

Wednesday, October 18

Halloween Spooktacular Bootique @ La La Barn Kids Playground (1721 3rd St, Norco)
11 AM – 5 PM

Join La La Barn Kids Playground for an afternoon of Halloween fun for all ages.  Come in costume and play, shop and trick or treat.  The event will feature a number of vendors as well as raffle prizes and fun for all ages. Presale tickets are just $5.  For more information and ticket details cal (951) 444-6004.

“De Los Muertos Beauty” Paint and Sip Class @ Cowboy Joe’s Sports Saloon (3230 Hamner Ave, Norco)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

De Los Muertos Beauty painting

Celebrate the Day of the Dead when you create this 16×19 wood canvas piece.  During the event enjoy half off bottles of wine!  Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased here.

“Halloween Haunt” Paint and Sip Class @ Water Wheel Saloon (980 6th St, Norco)
7 PM – 9 PM

Halloween Haunt painting

Join the Water Wheel Saloon for a paint and sip class of “Halloween Haunt.”  No previous painting experience is required, as you will be talked through step-by-step to create the featured painting.  Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased here.

Paint “The Raven” at The Painter’s Loft Art Studio at Mimi’s Cafe (2230 Griffin Way, Corona)
7 PM – 9:30 PM

The Raven painting

Join the Painter’s Loft for an evening of painting at Mimi’s Cafe in Corona.  Price is just $35 per person or 2 for $45.  To secure your spot you must purchase tickets in advance.  Purchase tickets here.

Halloween Bike Night 2017 @ The Lucky Greek (2490 Wardlow Rd, Corona)
7 PM – 10 PM

Hosted by Black Sabbath MC Riverside and Heartless MC/SC Ladies, this Halloween event will feature a night of fun filled with plenty of opportunities to win trophies including a slow men race, beer chugging, largest club, best costume, and pie eating.

Thursday, October 19

Home Gardens Library Halloween Carnival (3785 S. Neece St, Corona)
4 PM

Join the Home Gardens Library for their annual Halloween Carnival.  This free, family-friendly event will feature games, prizes, face painting and more.  Come in costume and enter the Home Gardens Library costume contest.

Saturday, October 21

Halloween Coloring Contest @ Sprouts Farmers Market (120 W Ontario Ave, Corona)
1 PM – 4 PM

Join Sprouts Farmers Market for an afternoon of Halloween fun as they host a coloring contest with goodies and treats provided for participating kids.  Prizes will be awarded for a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner.

Paranormal Investigations at the Corona Public Library (650 S. Main St, Corona)
7:30 PM

Join Pacific Coast Paranormal Investigations as they investigate possible paranormal occurrences at the Corona Public Library.  Guests will have opportunities to join the investigators as they collect evidence and conduct field research throughout the library.  This is an 18+ event that is free, but registration is required.  To register call (951) 736-2404 or visit the Adult Info Desk to register by Friday, October 20.  Due to the nature of this program, there is no set end time, so anticipate a late night!

Sunday, October 22

Hiking-with-Friends: Pumpkin Rock Trail Family Day Hike
8 AM – 10 AM

Pumpkin Rock in Norco

Hiking-with-Friends is hosting a family-friendly hike to Pumpkin Rock in Norco.  The hikers will be meeting at 8 AM at the City of Norco Animal Control Shelter (98 Sixth Street, Norco)  For more details on the hike, how to attend and rules for joining visit the hike event page on Facebook.

Tuesday, October 24

Haunted Hotel Harvest Festival @ Centennial High School (1820 Rimpau Ave, Corona)
5 PM – 8 PM

Check in, if you dare…to Centennial High School’s haunted hotel themed harvest festival featuring the 13th Floor Haunted House.  This family-friendly event will feature music, free trunk or treat, games, rides, prizes, a costume contest and more.  Unlimited ride bracelets are just $8, haunted house is $5, food and activities require the purchase of tickets.

“Witch Way” Paint and Play Class @ iPlayology (2785 Cabot Drive, Suite 145, Corona)
5:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Witch Way painting

Join iPlayology for a kid’s paint and play class of “Witch Way.”  No previous painting experience is required, as you will be talked through step-by-step to create the featured painting.  Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased here.

Jersey’s Pizza Family Paint Date (1197 Magnolia, Corona)
6 PM

Calavera painting

Join Jersey’s Pizza for a family paint date and paint this traditional Calavera.  Painters will have the option to paint a male or female.  Adults are $25 per person, or $15 per person if you bring the kids and paint with them.  For tickets visit paintparty101.net.

Wednesday, October 25

Paint “Pumpkin Trio” at The Painter’s Loft Art Studio at Mimi’s Cafe (2230 Griffin Way, Corona)
7 PM – 9:30 PM

Pumpkin Trio painting

Join the Painter’s Loft for an evening of painting at Mimi’s Cafe in Corona.  Price is just $35 per person or 2 for $45.  To secure your spot you must purchase tickets in advance.  Purchase tickets here.

Thursday, October 26

Paint Night at The Corona Depot (150 Depot Dr, Corona)
7 PM

Pumpkin King painting

Paint your very own Pumpkin King at this special Halloween-themed paint night at The Depot.  Tickets are just $25 per person.  All materials are included and no experience is necessary.  To reserve your spot call Amanda at (714) 393-2501

Friday, October 27

Trick or Treat @ La La Barn (1721 3rd St, Norco)
3 PM – 8 PM

Join La La Barn for an evening of tricks and treats. Come in costume and enjoy an extended “Happy Hour” rate of $7 per child at La La Barn and take pictures with a very special guest at 5 PM.  Boutique shop vendors will also be on hand to display their Halloween goodies and treats.

Mother Daughter Cupcake Night @ The Urban Craft House (510 W Foothill Parkway, Corona)
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Six cupcakes from the mother-daughter cupcake night

Join April from April’s Joyful Delights for a fun night of cupcake decorating.  Each person will learn, decorate, and take home six Halloween cupcakes.  This mother/daughter event is perfect for girls ages 7+.  Tickets are just $20 per person and all supplies are limited.  For more information on the event or to purchase tickets visit the Facebook event page.

Saturday, October 28

Halloween Fun Run/Walk 5K @ Crossroads Christan Church (2331 Kellogg Ave, Corona)
7 AM

Join Crossroads for a fun-filled 5K run/walk featuring candy stations and a yummy finish line treat.  Be sure to wear your Halloween costume or Halloween attire.  100 Mile Club credit slips will be available.  This is a free event that does not require registration.

Creepy Crawly Halloween Craft Workshop @ The Norco Community Center (3900 Acacia Ave, Norco)
10 AM – 12 PM

The City of Norco Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is getting ready for its first Creepy Crawly Craft Workshop for Kids. The event will take place in the Large Auditorium located at the Norco Community Center.

During this 2 hour workshop, each participant will have the opportunity to compete in fun contests to win donated prizes as well as participate in making fun and unique Halloween themed crafts with their families. This event offers loads of fun and creative play in a safe and wholesome environment. This workshop is held for ages 2-12 and is $5.

Register between October 2, 2017 – October 19, 2017 to receive a free raffle ticket during check-in. Registration takes place Monday-Thursday, 10am-3pm at the Parks and Recreation office, at 2870 Clark Ave., Norco, CA. 92860.

For more information regarding this event please call (951) 272-1619.

Healthy Halloween Fair @ Transdental (225 East Third Street, Suite A, Corona)
10 AM – 2 PM

Join Transdental in their effort to have some Halloween fun while raising dental and health awareness.  This Healthy Halloween Fair will feature food, games, and prizes.

Family Fall Festival & Trunk n Treat @ Olive Branch Community Church (7702 El Cerrito Rd, Corona)
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Join Olive Branch Community Church for an afternoon of family fun that includes Trunk n Treat, games, inflatables, a chili cook-off, a chocolate chip cookie contest, games, and more.

Deleo Regional Park Fall Festival (25655 Santiago Canyon, Corona)
4 PM – 8 PM

Bring out the family for an evening of fall fun at Deleo Regional Park that includes trunk or treat, face painting, glitter tattoos, crafts, a maze, a spooky train, pumpkin decorating, a costume contest, food games and more!

2nd Annual Halloween Car Show and Costume Contest @ Boondocks (100 E Harrison St, Corona)
6 PM

Join Boondocks in Corona for their 2nd Annual Halloween Car Show and Costume Contest.  Hosted by Gurus Car Club, bring down your ride and show it off and enjoy live music from Graves and the bad Weather, The Sindicates and Porcelain Hill along with food and drink specials.  The event costs just $10 and there will be prizes for car’s and a costume contest, so come in your Halloween best.

Zombie Prom & Abandoned Cabin Escape Room @ The Corona Public Library (650 S. Main St, Corona)
6 PM – 9 PM

Join the Corona Public Library for a night of Halloween fun for kids in grades 7-12 as they host a Zombie Prom and an abandoned cabin escape room.

At the zombie prom enjoy dancing games, and brains.  Dress is “Undead Chic” so come in your worst zombie rags.

Take a break from the prom and escape The Abandoned Cabin! Use your team spirit, creativity, and powers of deduction to crack codes, solve puzzles, collect objects and earn your freedom bit by bit. Can you escape?

Free registrations is required for the Escape Room. To reserve your spot call (951) 736-2404 or visit the Adult Info Desk by October 20.

Stone Church Brewing Presents Monster Mash Costume Bash Halloween Party ( 2785 Cabot Dr, Ste 160, Corona)
8 PM – Midnight

Join Stone Church Brewing for a night of music, dancing and a costume contest.  This no cover charge event will have a DJ spinning classic cuts all night long.

Sunday, October 29

Skyland Aleworks Halloween (1869 Pomona Rd. Suites E, F, Corona)
1 PM – 3 PM

Jack and Sally painting

Join Skyland Aleworks for a Sunday afternoon paint and sip party featuring this mashup of Jack and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas.  Tickets are just $24 per person.  Reserve your spot here.

Monday, October 30

Walk to the Rock Meetup: Pumpkin Rock Hike 2017
4 PM – 7 PM

If you can’t make the first hike to pumpkin rock, here is another opportunity on Halloween eve. The group will meet at Pikes Peak Park at 4:00 PM sharp for a walk/hike up to Pumpkin Rock! Participants must sign a waiver before they “Rock the Walk to the Rock!”  Hike will depart at 4:15 sharp.

Costumes are ok, so long as you can move freely in it.  No masks, toy weapons, or creepy stuff, PLEASE.

For more information on this hike and the event, visit the Facebook event page.

Tuesday, October 31 Halloween

Covenant Life Harvest Festival 2017 (211 East Sixth Street, Corona)
5 PM – 8:30 PM

Join Covenant Life Christian Fellowship as they host their annual Harvest Festival in the church parking lot from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM. For over 25 years, Covenant Life has planned a safe community outreach offering a fun and exciting environment for all ages. Each year, we welcome over 1,000 residents of the community throughout the night and are proud to offer FREE games, FREE candy, and FREE attractions for all in attendance.

Halloween at The Shops at Dos Lagos (2780 Cabot Dr, Corona)
4 PM – 7 PM

Join The Shops at Dos Lagos on Halloween for an evening of trick-or-treating, costume contests, Halloween games, face painting, balloon artists, music, a magician, a Zombie Maze and more!

The Costume contest will have prizes for three categories and one grand prize winner. Categories are Kids 12 & under, Kids over 12, and families.