Halloween is just round the corner and it is time to start preparing for the Halloween costumes, parties, and events. When it comes to events and festivities, the mesmerizing city of San Diego hosts some really great Halloween events. One such event is the Halloween Family day at Balboa Park.
Wondering what you can see at Balboa Park during Halloween? It’s a feast of entertainment and fun with spine-tingling tours, variety of spooky activities, scary storytelling, Halloween scavenger hunt, creepy crafts and lots more at the largest urban cultural park. The best part is of course the free entry to the museums. On 31st October, more than a dozen museums will throw open the doors for kids of 17 years and under.
Adults too have plenty of exciting things lined up for them. They will get discounts on their Halloween passes. On buying a Stay-for-the-Day Pass, you can gain entry into any of the five museums for a nominal $35.
You can dress up your kids in colorful Halloween costumes and make them participate in the kiddie costume parade at the Natural History Museum. A kiddie costume parade will also be held at the Natural History Museum. Kids with best wildlife costume will win exciting gifts.
Fond of face painting? Then head to the San Diego History Center where you can learn a few tricks of face painting as well as hat making. Did you check out various rail models the last time you visited the San Diego Model Railroad Museum? This Halloween, you can build and decorate your own glow-in-the-dark steam engine.
How about decorating sugar skulls or skull masks? For this you will have to visit the San Diego Museum of Man where you can also build miniature altars.Interestingly, a doggie costume show will also be held at the Spanish Village Art Center. The winners will receive doggie treats as prizes. Apart from the doggie costume show, there will also be trick-or-treat bag decoration, steam-powered giraffe performance and various free art activities.
If you happen to be on a vacation to San Diego around Halloween, make it a point to take your kids to Balboa Park. Since a large number of tourists will be arriving in San Diego during this festive season, make sure to book your rooms in a good San Diego lodging in advance.
California Suites Hotel is one of the budget hotels in San Diego which has been known for impeccable services and hospitality. During this festive season, the hotel is also providing awesome discounts and San Diego vacation packages to the visitors.
Halloween Family day at Balboa Park is a whole lot of fun for both kids as well as adults. Make sure to attend it!
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