Boo at the Zoo is back this year! Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Zoo
Boo at the Zoo is back this year! Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Zoo

20 Not-So-Scary Halloween Events for Los Angeles Preschoolers

Halloween can be magical in Los Angeles, where neighborhoods go crazy with over-the-top decorations and there are loads of family-friendly events. But the littlest trick-or-treaters are often overwhelmed by some of the most common elements: darkness, scary faces, and things that go bump in the night. With that in mind, we've tracked down a bunch of Halloween events perfect for preschoolers, which deliver just the right amount of atmosphere for the pint-sized crowd.

Ffind more festive happenings for all age groups in our Halloween Guide and on the Los Angeles Event Calendar, which is updated with new events daily.

Places featured in this article:


Kidspace Children's Museum

Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Tarzana Community and Cultural Center

Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center
Kids Club at the Lakes
The Lakes at Thousand Oaks - 10:00 AM Pick
Kids Club Palisades Village
Palisades Village - 10:00 AM Pick
International Sloth Day at the Cayton Museum
Cayton Children's Museum - 2:30 PM Pick
Annual Pumpkin Festival Cal Poly Pomona
Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival at AGRIscapes - 8:00 AM
Underwood Family Farms' Annual Fall Harvest Festival
Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark - 9:00 AM
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