SAN DIEGO — Spooky season has officially arrived in San Diego.
From scary movies to costume parties, here are Halloween events to attend in the area:
Test your movie knowledge dressed in the creepiest costume at Liberty Public Market on its main patio from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27
Oceanside’s Sunset Market goes into Halloween mode for one day, hosting its free family-friendly event which offers trick-or-treating for kids 12 and under, scary entertainment, a costume parade and contest at the main stage. The event takes place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The spookiest, best duo and ugliest costume for dogs and their owners will be given prizes at the Halloween Dog Parade at Del Sur Dog Park. It kicks off at 4:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28
Trick-or-treat in a safe environment for free from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lemon Grove Little League Fields. It’ll be a spooktacular night.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28
‘Hulkbuster’ at Tierrasanta
A giant seven-foot lit up Iron Man costume, as well as other characters from Marvel, Star Wars and Disney princesses, will be on display at Newbreak Church in Tierrasanta from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Get your flicks on at Island Street between 4th and 5th Avenues for a free outdoor movie night for adults and children alike. Guests will be offered free popcorn and wicked-themed cocktails to go along with their movie. Showings are at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29
The San Diego Municipal Gymnasium will play host to a costume contest, games, crafts, flash mob and trick-or-treating from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Experience mysterious animal encounters, night hikes, trick-or-treating and more at the Living Coast Discovery Center in Chula Vista for its after-hours Halloween party from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
A massive costume competition takes over Pride Plaza in Hillcrest as partygoers get to dance the night away. The event takes place from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30
Celebrate Halloween at Liberty Station in the North Promenade for free family activities including live music, a Hollywood car show, obstacle course, crafts, costume contest and trick-or-treating. Take in the fun from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.