1. Carved, located in the Descanso Gardens’ returns Oct. 7-31. A family-friendly event with its popular pumpkin house, hay maze, glow-in-the-dark face painting, live pumpkin carving and special Day of the Dead installation. Price: $20-38. Descansogardens.org
  2. Night of the Jack, located at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas returns Sept. 30 through Oct. 31. An immersive, family-friendly event featuring thousands of hand-carved pumpkins and immersive scenes along the nearly mile-long walking trail, the annual all-ages event also offers food, drinks, and sweet treats from L.A.’s best food trucks and a full bar for the adults. Price: $29.99 – $44.99. Nightsofthejack.com
  3. Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch, located in Culver City returns Oct. 7-30. The family-friendly event will have a bounce house, straw maze, petting zoo, pumpkin decorating and plenty of pumpkins to choose from to bring the Halloween spirit home. Price: $1 and up. Mrbonespumpkinpatch.com
  4. Boney Island Halloween Light Up Experience, located at the Natural History Museum returns Sept. 28 through Oct. 31 from 6pm-10pm. An interactive light up experience for all ages. This event will feature familiar sights for long-time Boney Island fans—skeletons performing rope tricks and levitating through hoops, shadow puppetry, and more. NHM will put its own spin on the event with artistic performances, real fossils, live animal presentations, trick-or-treating, and other ghoulishly glowing installations. Visitors can wander the garden paths as creepy crawlies, silly skeletons, and carnivores from the Cretaceous abound! Price: $25 ($20 for members) Boney Island Halloween Light Up Experience
  5. Shaqtoberfest, located at the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach returns Sept. 29 through Oct. 31. A family-friendly event where you can explore six themed areas including, trick-or-treating, ghoulish games, delicious treats, specialty libations, frightfully fun nighttime haunted trails and exciting live entertainment. Cost: $29.99 and up. Shaqtoberfest.com