While local stores are already starting to roll out Christmas decor, there is still plenty of Halloween to be had this month. We’ve scared up a list of Halloween happenings from the depths of the creepiest crypts across Corona and Norco and are sure you’ll find some frightful fun for the whole family!
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! Visit on October 16 and you might get a free pumpkin from the Helpful Honda Guys.
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 14-16, 21-23, and 27-31
Coffin Creek is one of Corona’s longest running haunted houses. All new for 2016, Coffin Creek will feature two new haunts! More details on this year’s event and where to get tickets here.
Corona Lights Halloween Show (1149 Carter Lane, Corona)
Nightly October 15 through Halloween
This annual light display is fun for the whole family. Set to music that plays over your car’s stereo when you tune to 88.5 FM this is a light show you won’t want to miss! Showtimes are 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Creative Soul Art Lounge Halloween Themed Paint & Sip Events (2780 Cabot Dr. Suite 155, Corona)
October 20, 7:00 p.m., October 21, 7:00 p.m., October 29, 1:00 p.m.
Throughout the month of October, Creative Soul Art Lounge has hosted fall and Halloween themed paint and sip events. Upcoming events include Jack from Disney’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Spooky Hollow, and a Dia de Los Muertos Sugar Skull. Each event is $31 per person and 21 and over.
Gymboree Pumpkin Parade Party (2415 Tuscany St. #102, Corona)
October 21, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. & October 22 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Pumpkin Parade Part is one of Gymboree Play & Music’s biggest parties of the year! For children up to five years old, join the parade of costumes, engage in fun activities with location teachers, and enjoy trick or treating in a safe environment with your little one. $20 per child for members or $25 per child for non-members. Call (951) 520-0005 or book online here.
Craft ‘n’ Party Fall Kids Craft Day (2260 Pinecrest Dr., Corona)
October 22, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
For kids ages 5-13, join Sara Olson for Craft ‘n’ Party Fall Kids Craft Day where kids will make three fall themed crafts, play games, and enjoy snacks while creating these festive fall crafts. Cost is $30 per person and takes place at the home of Sara Olson. Reserve your spot in advance: email@example.com or 714-514-7203
Mamas + Makers Halloween Pop Up Shop (La La Barn Kids Playground, 1721 3rd St, Norco)
October 22, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a family day of Halloween fun in a safe place for your little ones to dress up, play and trick or treat while you check out the handmade works from the makers! Tickets are just $5 if purchased ahead of time, $7 at the door. Up to three children are free, no age restrictions! There will also be a Halloween photo opp.
Green River Promenade Fall Harvest Festival & Food Drive (4300 Green River Road, Corona)
October 22, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join the Green River Promenade for their 3rd Annual Fall Harvest Festival & Food Drive. This free event features horse carriage rides, family fun activities, food, games, bounce houses, pumpkin painting, pony rides, craft fair, local vendors and more! Bring 10 can goods in for the Settlement House and receive a free pumpkin.
Sons of Liberty Aleworks Great American Costume Party (1780 Town & Country Dr., Norco)
October 22, 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Norco’s only craft brewery will be throwing it’s first annual Halloween costume party complete with costume contest giveaway, live music from Blue Haze, barbecue from Outlaw BBQ and a selection of 10 beers from Sons of Liberty.
Tarbell Realtors Annual Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Movie Night (315 Magnolia Ave, Corona)
October 22, 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Join your local Tarbell Realtors office as they celebrate the Halloween season and give back to the community. This free event will include free pumpkins (while supplies last,) hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, candy, carnival games, a cake walk, and kids costume contest. Bring your lawn chair and blankets and enjoy a screening of Hotel Transylvania. The location will also be accepting canned food donations for the Corona-Norco Settlement House. Download the flyer for a free pumpkin here.
Centennial High School’s Freak Show & Carnival (1820 Rimpau Ave, Corona)
October 25, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join Centennial High School for a night of freakish fun as they host this creepy-fun community event featuring a demented freak show haunted house, games, food, entertainment, rides, costume contest and free trunk-or-treat. Food and activities are cash only, the event will be held in the staff parking lot.
Corona Public Library Halloween Storytime (650 S. Main St., Corona)
October 26, 10:20 a.m. & 11:20 a.m.
For families with little monsters ages 0-5, the Corona Public Library is hosting a special Halloween Storytime. Bring your little ones in their Halloween costumes and participate in trick-or-treating after the story!
Corona Adaptive Recreation Halloween Bash! (365 N Main St, Corona)
October 27, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 pm.
Corona Adaptive invites individuals 16 years and older with developmental disabiltiies for an afternoon of Halloween themed fun. Enjoy a variety of festival games, dancing, prizes, lunch and more! Costumes welcome. Registration deadline is Monday, October 24 at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are just $5. Register here.
Keller Williams Corona Kids Annual Halloween Bash (4160 Temescal Canyon Rd., Corona)
October 28, 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Keller Williams Corona invites you to their Kids Annual Halloween Bash! This free event will feature games, food, a costume contest, trick or treating, and more! This event is free however Keller Williams Corona asks for an optional $2 donation, which will go to theirr KW Cares Charity Fund. This money will help families in need. This is an indoor event and is held on the 5th floor of the Lake Shore Building, Suite 500
Prado View Elementary Fall Festival (2800 Ridgeline Dr, Corona)
October 28, 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Join Prado View Elementary in a benefit for their PTA as they host a fall festival. Admission to the event is free, but wristbands can be purchased for $15 for kids 4 and up to participate in games, inflatables, trunk or treat and more. For more information call (951) 736-3474
Todd Academy Trunk or Treat (25105 Mayhew Canyon Rd., Corona)
October 28, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join Todd Academy for their Trunk or Treat! Trunk or Treating will begin at 6:00 p.m. Food trucks will be on hand before the event for families to grab a bite to eat. The sixth-grade class will be performing at the event.
Norco College 22nd Annual Harvest Festival (2001 Third St, Norco)
October 28, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join Norco College for a night of fall-themed fun as they host their 22nd Annual Harvest Festival. This free event features games, contests, and nearly two tons of candy for trick-or-treating! The event takes place in the amphitheater in front of the Wilfred J. Airey Library, rain or shine.
Sportsmans Bar Halloween Costume Parties (21779 Temescal Canyon Road, Corona)
October 28 & 29, 8:00 p.m.
Join Sporty’s for their “pre” Halloween Costume Party on October 28 featuring live music and $5 Ciroc until 11:00 p.m. or attend their Halloween Costume Party on October 29 featuring prizes for best costume, Halloween games, drink specials, trick or treat, and live entertainment from sin.dicate
Saturday Spooktacular at Target
October 29, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Drop by the Target in Corona or Norco for free goodie bags and other giveaways from some of your favorite brands, including Moose, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Nickelodeon’s Shimmer and Shine, Annie’s Homegrown and more! Kids are encouraged to wear costumes. Goodie bags and giveaways available while supplies last.
Toys R Us LEGO Bricktober Frankenstein Build & Play (3665 Grand Oaks, Corona)
October 29, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Join Toys R Us at The Crossings for this make and take event where attendees will be able to make Frankenstein’s monster out of legos and take it home! Event intended for ages 6-up. Parental supervision required at all times for minors. All giveaways and event materials available while supplies last and distributed to participants only. Limit one per customer. Quantities limited; no rain checks.
Bob’s Big Boy Spooktacular Car Show (3521 Hamner Ave., Norco)
October 29, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join Bob’s big Boy for a spooky good time at their Spooktacular Hot Rod Show and trunk or treat. This is a free event will feature a special performance by Back In the Day, costume contests for both kids and adults, raffles, pie walks, and hot rods decorated for Halloween.
Stone Church Brewing Brew Monster Mash Costume Party (2785 Cabot Dr, Ste 160, Corona)
October 29, 8:30 p.m. – Midnight
Get some extra use out of your 2016 Halloween costume as you dance the night away to the sounds of DJ Louie during this beer bash hosted by Stone Church Brewing.
Crown of Life Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat (2725 S Main St., Corona)
October 30, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Kick off your Halloween festivities a day early and get some extra use out of your costumes with this free event at Crown of Life Lutheran Church. This event is open to the public and will feature bounce houses, food, treats, a free raffle and more!
Red Ribbon Family Fun Festival (Promenade Park, 615 Richey Street, Corona)
October 30, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This free event is part of Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. There will be carnival game booths, live entertainment, jump house, over 40 vendor booths, opportunity drawings, costume contest, food and drinks for purchase and more! Stick around for the Grand Prize Opportunity Drawing for “2” – Disneyland Park Hopper tickets!
The Shops at Dos Lagos Zombie Night Halloween Party (2780 Cabot Drive, Corona)
Halloween October 31, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Visit the Shops at Dos Lagos Halloween night for an exciting zombie themed evening featuring zombie stiltwalkers, roaming zombies, a zombie maze, crafts, face painting, music, and more. Two costume contests will be held for ages 12 and under and for 12 and up with the top 10 entrants in each group receiving prizes!
Calvary Chapel Corona Harvest Festival (130 W. Chase Dr., Corona)
Halloween October 31, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Calvary Chapel Corona invites the public to attend their Harvest Festival. Activities include games, jumpers, a chili cook-off, baking contest, photo booth, and cake walk. A Taco Man Meal is available for $5 and can be purchased online in advance. Drinks and candy apples will be sold as part of a school fundraiser. Costumes are welcome, but the church asks that no devil, witch, or vampire attire be worn.
Covenant Life’s Annual Harvest Festival (211 E. Sixth Street, Corona)
Halloween October 31, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Covenant Life Christian Fellowship will be hosting its annual Harvest Festival in the church parking lot on Halloween night. Each year, Covenant Life welcomes over 1,000 community residents throughout the night and offers free candy, free games, free attractions, free activities for the kids, pie-eating contests, inflatable jumpers, and raffle giveaways. Food will also be available for purchase while supplies last!
Crossroads Trunk-N-Treat (2331 Kellogg Ave, Corona)
Halloween October 31, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Boasting that over 10,000 attend, this is likely Corona’s largest Halloween event. Offered as a “safe” alternative to door-to-door trick or treating this free event will feature food trucks, vendors, and entertainment. This year’s decor theme is “Candyland.”
Living Water Church Light the Night (1065 Railroad St, Corona)
Halloween October 31, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This free Halloween event offers games, tons of prizes, candy and a cake walk and is sure to be fun for the whole family.
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