Looking for family fun in Greater Palm Springs this Halloween? From costume contests to golf carts parade, you can make this Halloween 2022 an unforgettable experience in Greater Palm Springs. Enjoy a variety of entertaining activities and get in the spirit of all hallows' eve in this Southern California oasis. Happy haunting!

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Festive Family Fun 

Gather at the Gardens | The Gardens on El Paseo 

When: October 29 | 2 - 6 P.M.

Fall favorites, contests and activities will be available for the whole family! Enjoy an afternoon of activities and contests (with prizes of course)! Ticket packages will be sold at the event and through Event Brite with proceeds benefitting Family YMCA of the Desert. Get your tickets here.

Indio Halloween Carnival | Indio Community Park 

When: October 29 | 1 - 6 P.M. 

Put your costume on and have fun when you attend best Halloween carnival in Indio, yet. You can find fun activities from games and inflatables to a petting zoo and face paintings – and, of course, the candy! Participate in costume contests and make sure to bring a bag to hold all the candy you will receive. Admission starts at $5 per person. 

Halloween Spooktacular | Cathedral City

When: October 30, 2022 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 Join friends, neighbors, and family for a Spooktacular time including activities such as Halloween costume contests (two bikes given away each hour), police and fire exhibitions, music, and family games.

Howl-O-Ween | The Living Desert

When: October 29-30, 2022 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Visitors of all ages are invited to dress up in their favorite costume to enjoy a festive and family-friendly Halloween adventure, in addition to the everyday wonders of The Living Desert. A wicked good time will be had by all with activities including trick-or-treating, animal connections, a comedy magician, and more!

Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade | The Gardens on El Paseo 

When: October 30, 2022 | 12:00 p.m.

Grab the kids, pets and folding chairs and come early to grab a stop along El Paseo for the best views of the annual Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade! This masquerade themed event will celebrate the community with delicious food, Halloween fun and of course this delightful parade which kicks off at 12 p.m.!  

Ghoulish Fun for Adults

Halloween Bash | Agua Caliente Terraza

When: October 29 | 8 P.M. 

Don't miss this energetic and fun Halloween celebration at Agua Caliente Terraza with DJ and live band performances. Enjoy a show from the LA Allstars and dance the night away under the stars. Tickets are for sale starting $20. This event is 21 and older. Tickets can be reserved here.

Halloween Palm Springs on Arenas Road | Palm Springs

When: October 30 | 4 - 10 P.M.

Calling all superheroes, ghouls, carnival revelers, movie look-a-likes, and drag queens to Arenas Road in Palm Springs! Come out to show off your best costume and have a chance to win some incredible prizes! Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5. VIP All Access passes are available for purchase on their website for $75.

“Hey Boo!” With Heklina, Deven & Ned

When: October 20, 2022 | 7 - 9 P.M.

Join the trio of terror: Heklina, Deven Green & Handsome Ned for a Halloween comedy and music show which is sure to inject your bones with tricks and treats. Heklina, international drag queen extraordinaire, will be “HELLina” with her spooky parody songs and hocus-pocus tales. Deven Green & Ned Douglas are the boniest award-winning performers this side of purgatory. Brought back from the dead for one night only, their live music and songs with inscrutable words will fill you with frightful laughter. 

For more info on tickets, see here. 

Halloween Foodie Fun 

"BITE" Vampire Circus at PS UndergroundPS Underground

When: October 28, 27, and 31 | 7 p.m.

Dress up in your darkest, most sinister clothes or costume to fit the part at this diabolical dinner party. Prepare to be frightened as this show does not hold back! Feast on a tantalizing 4-course dinner and enjoy free-flowing cocktails while being surrounded by darkness! Tickets for this dinner show start at $175, find them on their website. 

Outdoor Fun

Friends of the Desert Mountains - Bat Walk Night Adventure in La Quinta Cove 

When: October 29, 2022 | 6 - 8 P.M.

Learn about the many native creatures as you take part in this guided hike through the desert wash. Plus in the spirit of Halloween, join the group wearing your best superhero bat costume (the best costume wins a prize!).

Space for this event is limited so be sure to RSVP. Reservation open 14 days prior to event. More info here.

Spooky Experiences

Madam Hazel's Haunted House | The Shops At Palm Desert

When: Select Dates from September 30 - October 31 | From 7 - 9 P.M. or up to 11 P.M., depending on the date. For a full schedule, see here

Get into the spooky spirit at Coachella Valley's most frightening haunted house! Experience creepy characters, and be led into eerie rooms – this event is not for those easily scared. Tickets are available for purchase through the website starting at $17. Purchase your tickets here.

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