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Halloween Spirit

Wherever you may be in Orange County, there is a Halloween activity for you.

Halloween Zoo-tacular
OC Zoo
1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange
October 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free with paid zoo admission ($2 per person, ages 2 and under free)
Children of all ages can trick-or-treat in the zoo, make tons of spooky art projects and watch the zoo staff interact with all the animals. :: ocparks.com

The Empty Grave
Anaheim GardenWalk
321 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim
September 6-November 2
General admission, $13
This one-of-a-kind haunted house event adds special effects and live actors for a thrilling experience. :: themtgrave.com

Spooky Science
Discovery Science Center
2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana
October 5-31
$16 adult admission, $13 child admission
Investigate pumpkins, make your own slime and zoom in on creepy spiders at the Discovery Science Center. If you like candy, magic shows and participating in arts and crafts, Spooky Science is exactly where you should spend your Halloween. Activities are available for all ages. :: discoverycube.org

Pumpkin Patch
Irvine Park Railroad
1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange
September 21-October 31
Admission is free; tickets for activities are $5 each
Walk through a hay maze and pan for gold while munching on some delicious candy corn.
:: irvineparkrailroad.com

Haunted Fullerton Walking Tours
Meet at Fullerton Museum
301 N. Pomona Ave., Fullerton
Through November 7, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Learn about Fullerton’s spooky history by taking a haunted walking tour right through the city. This tour is recommended for ages 13 and older. Be prepared to climb stairs and be on your feet for a couple of hours. :: cityoffullerton.com

Haunted Trails
Crown Valley Community Park
29751 Crown Valley Pkwy., Laguna Niguel
October 24-26
General admission, $10
Enter this haunted trail at your own risk. Look out for Little Red Riding Hood and Hansel and Gretel wandering through the maze. Not recommended for children under the age of 8. :: cityoflagunaniguel.org

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