Halloween falls on a Sunday this year and that means your kids get to celebrate with a whole weekend full of treats. Here are some of the fun, safe, kid oriented events going on around town this weekend -
On Saturday the 30th from 3-5 up in Malibu you and your children can enjoy a safe trick or treating afternoon. Grab a coffee and stroll through Legacy Park, Malibu Country Mart and the Lumbar Yard. Local businesses will be handing out treats. This event is free and open to the public. Look for the bright orange balloons indicating participating businesses.
On Sunday the Malibu Farmer's Market will be open for tricks or treats. Get your costumes on and bring the your whole family to enjoy a picnic style Sunday brunch with the fresh food from the Market Food Court. Market hours are 10-3.
Beethoven Elementary School in Venice hosts their Bear Scare Halloween Carnival on Saturday from 10 - 3. Click here for more info.
Sunday the 31st from 11 -3 The Pacific Palisades Chamber Of Commerce presents The Village Fair. The Fair will take place on the quad at Palisades High School 15777 Bowdoin Street at Temescal Canyon Blvd. Rides, games, a haunted house and a costume contest promise a fun afternoon.
The Westwood Recreation Center hosts a Halloween Carnival on Saturday the 30th from 3-7. Arts and crafts, games, face painting and a costume contest. Entrance fee is $5 per child. The Rec Center is located at 1350 Sepulveda Blvd.
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles is the oldest Protestent church in the city. On Sunday, October 31, they open their doors to the entire community beginning at 4pm with a free Halloween Festival for kids. Costumes are encouraged. Stay for the 6pm screening of The Phantom of the Opera and enjoy the live organ music provided by Christian Elliot, American Theatre Organ Society's organist of the year. Click here for the church calendar.
The LA Zoo hosts BOO IN THE ZOO on Saturday and Sunday from 10 - 4. Kids in Costume get $1 off admission.
Some suggestions for great teen to adult oriented events can be found by clicking here.
If you have a suggestion for a fun, family oriented activity happening in Los Angeles this weekend please share it in the comment section. Happy Halloween Everybody!