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Family Friendly Things To Do: October 27-28

Kids Halloween Planter Make and Take

Saturday, October 27 | 9:00am-10:00am

Armstrong Garden Centers | 3842 E. 10th Street, Long Beach 90804

Test out your green thumb and design skills with the crew over at our local Armstrong Garden Center. At no charge, your little gardener will plant some fall blooms in a charming Halloween container. Basic gardening principles will be introduced as well. This is an easy, fun morning activity and best of all, your little ghoul can proudly bring their creation home to keep your abode festive through the holiday. This event is free; however, pre-registration is required. Happy planting! Learn More:

Dia de los Muertos Family Festival

Saturday, October 27 | 10:00am-5:00pm

Museum of Latin American Art | 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach 90802

Explore Día de los Muertos, a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones at MOLAA's annual family festival! The entire family is encouraged to discover more about this cultural tradition through a mask-making workshop, live performances by local talents including tiny Aztec dancers from Semillitas Preschool, sugar skull decorating, gallery tours, face painting, food, and unique craft vendors. Día de los Muertos attire is strongly encouraged - come dressed as a calavera! This event is FREE! Learn More:

Howl-oween Festival

Saturday, October 27 | 2:00pm-6:00pm

El Dorado Nature Center | 7550 E. Spring Street, Long Beach 90815

Experience the trails and enjoy the treats this Saturday at Long Beach’s very own Nature Center. For just $5/person at the gate (kiddos under five are free) your entire family can enjoy the hoots and creepy crawlers along the decorated nature trails and experience a Halloween inspired version of the center. Costumes are encouraged along the frightfully fun trails and treat stops. Don’t forget that parking is still $7 cash. Learn More:


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