Acorn Day photo courtesy of OC Parks
Acorn Day photo courtesy of OC Parks

Free in October: 25 Totally Free Things To Do with Kids in Los Angeles this Month

October sees the arrival of spooky season here in Los Angeles, which means you're already committed to spending on costumes and candy. If you don't have a lot of spare cash to spend beyond the trick-or-teating, no problem; there's still plenty of free fun to be had by the whole family. From Halloween happenings to sweater weather shenanigans, you can hit the town without hitting the bank. Here are just a few of the free events happening this month—look for more free fun on our ultimate Halloween event list.

Places featured in this article:


Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

Multiple Hubs, including Mariachi Plaza

Reyes Adobe Park and throughout Agoura Hills

Multiple Venues in Pasadena including: Kidspace

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
upcoming events
(Tue Sep 17, 2019 - Tue Jun 15, 2021) Free Day at the Arboretum

Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides