Ultimate Halloween Event List: 34 Best Celebrations in LA for Free or Spooky Fun

Anaheim Halloween Parade. Photo courtesy of Anaheim Fall Festival
Free Halloween Festivals for Los Angeles Kids: Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Burbank, Glendora, Pasadena, Northridge

If you've already spent on the Halloween costume (and perhaps a second one if you bought too early), and the pumpkin (and perhaps a second one if you bought too early), and the Halloween candy (and perhaps an extra aerobics class if you bought too early), you might have reached your limit with spending money on this mother-of-all kids' holidays. That's when it's time to start sniffing out which are the key Halloween activities (and which are the free ones) that keep the mood going at this haunting time of year. The following events are the Halloween parties not to miss—the scream of the crop!