Halloween is only a few weeks away and even though the spooky celebration lands on a Monday, San Diego is offering many ways to celebrate all weekend (and month) long! Here’s a roundup of San Diego’s best events:
Boos and Booze at Rooftop by STK
Prior to the highly-anticipated opening of STK San Diego restaurant later this year, the ONE Group has also taken over the Andaz Hotel rooftop, inviting locals and guests to rediscover the rooftop as the “Rooftop by STK.” Kick off Halloweekend on Saturday, October 29 with drink specials from 8pm-12am including the Snake Charmer cocktail, made with made with Ketel One Citroen, St. Germain, mint and cucumber, topped with a snake-like cucumber garnish.
Devilishly Good Treats at Devil’s Dozen
Devil’s Dozen will be serving up scary delicious donut flavors leading up to Halloween weekend. Located in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, Devil’s Dozen will be treating locals to themed treats ranging from caramel apple, pumpkin spice old fashion and caramel popcorn!
Spooky Cocktails at The Commons
Put on your best costume and head down to The Commons for the hottest Halloween celebration in The Gaslamp. Sip on cocktails like the Green Goblin, made with Bacardi Coco, melon liqueur, Bacardi, pineapple juice and Sprite; the Creepy Cream Soda, made with Svedka vanilla vodka, Sprite and a splash of Coke, the Black Widow, a blend of vodka, gin, rum, blackberry liqueur, blue curacao, sweet and sour and cranberry juice and the Mummy, made with gin, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, orange juice and Grand Marnier.
Boo-ttle Service at Rustic Root
Guests are encouraged to dress in costume and will be able to sip on signature cocktails while enjoying unbeatable views of the Gaslamp. Bottles will also be available for purchase, priced beginning at $400. Tables will be available for pre-sale and guests will be able to purchase “express entry” tickets which will allow fast entry to the rooftop.
Enter If You Dare at Alice Cooper at Harrah’s Resort Southern California
Vote for Alice Cooper on Friday, October 28 at 9pm at Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Gather around “The Godfather of Shock Rock” Halloween weekend for a night full of classic rock and halloween frights inspired by horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock in a unique horror and election-themed show featuring electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood, boa constrictors. Tickets start at $45.
Zombies at FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge
On Sunday October 30, FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge may look like a scene out of The Walking Dead. There will be make-up artists in-house providing free zombie make overs from 3-5pm. Enjoy a night as “the living dead” while sipping on $16 bottles of sparking wine until 4pm.
Halloween Trick-or-Treating & Treasure Hunt at Flower Hill Promenade
For a spooktacular Halloween the whole family can enjoy, Flower Hill Promenade will host its annual Trick-or-Treating and scavenger hunt on Monday, October 31 from 11am – 5pm. To begin the trick-or-treating adventure, kids can pick up a treasure map from Geppetto’s Toys that contains clues as to what participating stores they should visit to fill their baskets with candy and treats. Visitors, parents and children dressed in their favorite costumes are welcome to take pictures in front of the fall festive Halloween themed display by the playground. While kids collect their candy, parents can meander through Del Mar’s premier open-air shopping, dining and entertainment center collecting their own treats.
Spooky Family Fun Package at Rancho Bernardo Inn
This October, Rancho Bernardo Inn is offering a spooky family fun package perfect for a local “spook-cation!” Guests can enjoy a one-night stay which includes a $50 resort credit, milk & cookies welcome amenity, breakfast for the kids and cap off the day with s’mores and snores. Children will also receive a ‘Trick or Treat’ pumpkin bucket perfect for exploring the property with a haunted treasure hunt & fountains walking tour.