Halloween Fun: Crafts, Games, Recipes & More

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Find spooktacular events, creepy crafts, Halloween recipes, DIY costumes and more in our Halloween Round-Up. These hair-raising Halloween ideas will make your family's celebration "faBOOlous"!

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HALLOWEEN EVENTS

FaBOOlous fun awaits in our list of San Diego's Halloween and Fall Happenings, full of fun things to do and places to go with your family.

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PUMPKIN PATCHES

Looking for JUST pumpkin patches in San Diego? We've got you covered! Plan your day of fall family fun with our list.

FALL & HALLOWEEN RECIPES

Make no bones about it! These tasty treats are ghoulishly good grub for your Halloween party or family fall celebration. 

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Frankenstein Pops
 -- Allergy-safe monster pops


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Candy Corn Smoothie
 -- No candy was used in the making of these smoothies.


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Mummified Cupcakes



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Pumpkin Patch Snack
 -- A healthy snack that "screams" Halloween.

Have a bounty of apples this season? Find festive recipes in our Apple Recipe Round-Up.

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Find more creepy cuisine for Halloween in Family Recipes. Indulge in delicious sweet and savory pumpkin recipes in "Pumpkiny Goodness", a round-up of recipes that takes you beyond traditional pumpkin pie.

HALLOWEEN & DIA DE MUERTOS CRAFTS

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Mini Halloween Pinatas

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DIY Halloween Treat Bags
Easy to make Treat Bags for Halloween

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Creepy Cones
Cute table decorations that will delight your trick-or-treaters.

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Greedy Ghosts

This DIY party game is fun to make and play!

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Spooky Fun: No-Carve Pumpkins
An alternative way to think about pumpkins at Halloween

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Decorations for Dia de los Muertos

Art with Alyssa: Calavera for Dia de los Muertos

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

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DIY COSTUMES

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

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DIY Funko POP! Costume
Create your own Funko POP! costume this halloween.

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MORE HALLOWEEN FUN!

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

10 Haunted Spots in San Diego
SD has its share of haunted places. "Meet" our local ghosts at these infamous locales.

Is Your Child Ready for a Haunted House?
Take a look behind the scenes to help decide

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Halloween Fun: 12 Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating

Halloween Fun: 12 Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating

Feeling apprehensive about trick-or-treating this year? Here are alternate ways to celebrate Halloween and have an epic (and safe) experience for the whole family! Not-So-Spooky Parade Plan a ne . . .

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Spooktacular Halloween & Fall Activities in San Diego

Spooktacular Halloween & Fall Activities in San Diego

San Diego's spooktacular Halloween and fall events include costume contests, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, not-so-spooky encounters and hauntingly fun happenings. Don't forget to call to confirm dat . . .

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How to Make Halloween Door Wreaths

How to Make Halloween Door Wreaths

Make festive, not-too-spooky door wreaths for Halloween by repurposing pool noodles that are no longer in use. These fun family projects only require a glue gun and a few inexpensive supplies. Happy . . .

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DIY Wand for Fairy Costume

DIY Wand for Fairy Costume

For children planning to dress up as an enchanted fairy (such as Tinkerbell) for Halloween, a fairy wand is an absolute must to complete the costume. Here are instructions for an easy do-it-yourself . . .

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Pumpkin Patches in San Diego County 2020

Pumpkin Patches in San Diego County 2020

Hey San Diego! Here's your list of pumpkin patches open in San Diego County for 2020. Buy a pumpkin, take some awesome pumpkin photos with the kids, and have a day of family fun. Then visit our cale . . .

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Corn Mazes in San Diego

Corn Mazes in San Diego

Don’t let the fall season pass you by without a visit to a straw or corn maze right here in San Diego. Be sure to go with a buddy so you don't get lost! Pumpkin Station in Rancho Bernardo and Bon . . .

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Fun Fall Traditions in San Diego

Fun Fall Traditions in San Diego

Traditions create family closeness and make memories that last a lifetime. If your family doesn’t already have fall traditions, try some of these ideas—you’re sure to look forward to them each . . .

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How to “BOO!” the Neighbors for Halloween

How to “BOO!” the Neighbors for Halloween

“BOOing” friends and neighbors in October is a fun way to spread Halloween cheer and lift everyone’s spirits! Use our free Halloween printables to start (or continue) the trend of secretly dro . . .

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Apple Picking in San Diego 2020

Apple Picking in San Diego 2020

San Diego County apple orchards open for apple picking 2020. Apple-picking season typically starts in September and often ends in mid-October (or when orchards run out of apples). Now is the time to . . .

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Learning with Pumpkins

Learning with Pumpkins

Play with a Pumpkin! Learning Fun for the Whole Family                      Fall is a time fo . . .

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Spooky Fun: No-Carve Pumpkins

Spooky Fun: No-Carve Pumpkins

Ready to decorate for Halloween? The kids will love helping with these DIY no-carve pumpkin projects that minimize mess and maximize fun! Thank you to Deborah at www.SuperMoms360.com for sharing her i . . .

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DIY Costume: Sushi Roll

DIY Costume: Sushi Roll

There’s something fishy going on here! Craft your way to an adorable costume this Halloween with this DIY sushi roll. Your child will be the talk of the block when you go trick-or-treating!Materials . . .

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