A round-up of local places to celebrate Halloween.
Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch
Trick or treat at participating stores at the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 3-6 p.m. The event will include live music by Hullabaloo at the Village Square and complimentary photography. REVÉ Church is also providing a jump castle, candy bar and dog treats.
13490 Pacific Highlands Ranch Parkway, Pacific Highlands Ranch
One Paseo will host trick or treating over the Halloweekend on Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Candy will be passed out by the log to everyone dressed in their best costumes. Festive photo ops are available at One Paseo’s red Studebaker truck.
3725 Paseo Place, Carmel Valley
Piazza Carmel will host a free Halloween event on Oct. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. Children can decorate a bucket at the craft activity area to use for trick or treating at participating merchant locations. During the three-hour event, kids can watch Magic Shows and get a custom-created balloon ghost, cat or other shape to keep. Bring your smartphone or camera to take pictures in front of the Halloween backdrop and with FrankenStilt, a very tall, costumed character.
3810 Valley Centre Drive, Carmel Valley
Solana Beach Towne Center, Solana Beach Plaza
Solana Beach Towne Center will host trick or treating with center merchants at its Halloween event on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 3-5 p.m. There will be balloons and a Hullaballoo concert at 4 p.m. near Vons and Pizza Nova. Free treat bags are available for pick-up at Kahoots in the Town Center and Mission Fed Credit Union in the Plaza. Participants are encouraged to bring a can of food to donate to San Diego Food Bank.
663-689 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach