Nate Marker, community director for Yelp! In Orange County, rounded up some FREE weekend events happening all over Southern California this weekend:
LA County: Halloween Dog Parade: 2018 Bluecollar “Howl”oween Pack Walk
There will be so many things happening. Like fido filled raffles, goody bags for both dogs and humans, a doggy costume contest, and a pinata filled with dog treats. Join the fun and show your doggy around echo park lake with a pack of like minded costumed dogs. FYI - there wiull also be snacks for humans.
LOCATION: 1320 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026 (Near Echo Park)
DATE: Friday, October 26th
TIME: 7pm - 9pm
Inland Empire: Day of the Dead Celebration
Riverside Day of the Dead, honoring those whom we have loved and lost, the colorful cultural celebration of Día de los Muertos will come alive once again in historical downtown Riverside, Saturday, November 3, 2018. The 14th annual anniversary of this traditional Mexican festival is held on every first Saturday in November from 1 pm to 10 pm; celebrated with food, art, music, dance and most importantly, the beautifully decorated and personalized altars honoring loved ones that have passed.
LOCATION: 3936 Chestnut St. Riverside, CA 92501
DATE: Saturday November 3rd
TIME: 1pm - 10pm
Orange County: Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade
For almost 100 years, the Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade has brings nearly 50,000 attendees each year. Since 1924, Halloween has held special magic for the people of Anaheim. The nighttime pageant of ghosts, goblins, jack-o’-lanterns, and witches stretching a mile and a half through the darkened streets of downtown, the annual Anaheim Halloween Parade has become a Southern California family favorite.There’s even a Anaheim Fall Festival scholarship program assists our younger generation to develop community service and leadership skills.
LOCATION: Center Street Promenade in Downtown Anaheim
DATE: Saturday, October 27th
TIME: 11am Festival starts. 6pm Parade starts.
Ventura County: Downtown Ventura Tasting Tour
On this tour, guests will explore the bounty of gourmet food available in downtown Ventura, some in the heart of downtown, others a bit off the beaten path. You’ll hit everything from local diner-type spots to awesome tiki bars, savory restaurants, adorable bakeries. Guests will also have access to charming wine and cheese stores, and a few olive oil shops. The tour ends with gelato!
LOCATION: Downtown Ventura
DATE: Saturday October 27th
TIME: 10:30am - 2pm