Frightfully Fun Santa Barbara Halloween Activities!

These Santa Barbara Halloween events are frightfully fun! These spooky celebrations give you several opportunities to celebrate this haunted holiday. But don’t be afraid–these events aren’t too scary! Choose from pub crawls, dance parties, and more when you celebrate Halloween with us in Santa Barbara.

Halloween Pub Crawl

When: October 29 & 31; Check in 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: Downtown Santa Barbara

The first annual Santa Barbara Halloween pub crawl brings you to downtown Santa Barbara. Buy your pass for the crawl, which includes entry for all participating pubs and night clubs. You’ll also get free welcome shots at select venues, discount vouchers for drinks, and a map of all the participating venues! Start at Night Lizard Brewing Co and visit over 10 different local bars and nightclubs while dressed in your favorite Halloween costume!

Zombie Pub Crawl

When: October 30; Check in 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: State Street

Another pub crawl, the Zombie Crawl invites you to join the zombies for an evening of bar-hopping and Halloween fun. You’ll receive a zombie survival kit with the purchase of your ticket that includes drink discount vouchers, entrance passes to 10+ bars and nightclubs, free welcome shots at select venues, and a zombie crawl map so you know where to shuffle to next.

Mischief Masquerade

When: October 30; 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Where: Lobero Theatre

Dance the night away to spooky songs at the Lobero Theatre’s Mischief Masquerade Outdoor Halloween Dance Party! This Santa Barbara Halloween event features specialty spirits, ghoulish delights, and spooky surprises. You’ll also be able to participate in the costume contest, with awards for the most original, funniest, and scariest costumes, so plan accordingly! The DJ will provide the perfect dance tunes all night long–dance along and enjoy all the festive fun! This event is for guests 21+ only. You can buy tickets here.

Fields of Funk

When: October 30; 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: Elings Park

Looking for a dance party without an age restriction? Fields of Funk is your answer! Enjoy this Halloween-themed music festival, featuring several DJs, a silent disco, roller skating, art displays, food trucks, and a full bar! Feel free to dance along to the tunes or just grab a picnic blanket to relax and enjoy the ocean breeze. And of course, costumes are encouraged! Get your tickets here.

Monstera Mash Lotusland

When: October 28-30; 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm

Where: Lotusland

At Lotusland, you’ll stroll through a thrilling and chilling garden party as you take a “boo-tanical” stroll through the gardens. Discover creepy creatures and mysterious surprises while you learn all about poisonous plants and enjoy the “spooktacular” decorations. Wear your costume to embrace the spirit of this Santa Barbara Halloween event. Reservations are required; find more info here.

Will you be attending any of these Santa Barbara Halloween events?

We hope to see you in town! Santa Barbara has plenty of fall fun to offer and you can view a full list of Halloween events here. While you’re here, stay at Marina Beach Motel, just half a block away from the beach. Our wonderful amenities and beautiful rooms will leave you feel pampered–there are no spooky surprises here!

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