Seasonal Happenings

Halloween Round-up

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Costumes, crafts, recipes and more in our Spook-tacular October Round-up!

Find DIY costumes, spooktacular events, creepy crafts, recipes and more in our Halloween Round-Up!

Are you hosting a Halloween party or crafting a clever costume this year? We’ve collected hilariously hair-raising Halloween treats for you; find several of them below:

Make these do it yourself costumes for Halloween.

DIY Costumes

Find step-by-step instructions from Style Me Pretty Living for these adorable Sushi Roll, Hot Air Balloon and Bubble Bath costumes.

Halloween Happenings and Fall Fun


Fa-boo-lous fun awaits in our list of Halloween and Fall Happenings. You'll find fun things to do and places to go for toddlers to teens.

Looking for JUST pumpkin patches or corn mazes in San Diego? We've got you covered! Check out or list and plan your day of fall family fun.

Delicious pumpkin patch snack. 

RECIPES: Ghoulishly Good Grub

Make no bones about it! Bring out your inner "Monster Stewart" with these terrifyingly tasty treats. Start with our Spooky Smoothie or chocolaty Monster Mash Mudslide. Looking for a healthy snack that still screams Halloween? Your kids will love to make and eat Friendly Ghosts and a Pumpkin Patch Snack from Snacking with Joy. You'll find more creepy cuisine for a ghoulishly good Halloween in our Family Recipes section.

Indulge in 18 delicious sweet and savory pumpkin recipes in our "Pumpkiny Goodness" Round-Up that takes you way beyond traditional pumpkin pie. If you prefer the sweet or tart flavor of fall apples, you're sure to find recipes you love in our Apple Recipe Round-Up.

Cute and funny table ecorations for halloween.


Creepy Cones
Cute, funny and scary (yea right!) table decorations that will delight your trick-or-treaters.

Beastly Bags
Use paper bags and craft scraps to scare up some spooky decorations this Halloween!

Greedy Ghosts
This DIY party game is fun to make...and play!

Freaky Fruit
Why should pumpkins get all the attention at Halloween? Share the spotlight by giving a few pieces of fruit the spooky treatment, too!

Fall Flowers
Welcome autumn into your home with this fun and easy flower decoration.

Pumpkin Carving Templates
Get pumpkin carving ideas with these free printables.

Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Check out our Halloween pinterest board for more crafts, decorations and party ideas!



13 Halloween Party Games for Kids
Entertaining the neighborhood "littles" this Halloween? These lucky (or unlucky) games will keep them giggling!

Is Your Tween or Teen Too Old to Trick or Treat?
Discover a bounty of festive, creative options for teens who have "aged out" of the door-to-door candy crowd.

Check out our Totally Teens section for more Halloween activities for teens.

Boo on a Budget
Cheap, Quick Halloween Costumes

San Diego's Historic Haunt Spots
SD has its share of haunted places. "Meet" our local ghosts at these infamous locales

Sweet Donations
What can be done with all that excess Halloween candy? 12 Ways to "share the wealth" of Halloween Candy

Happy HallowGREEN
Tips to stay green this Halloween