Halloween 2016: Where to Celebrate in Greater Palm Springs

We've compiled a list of events for partiers and families alike.

Erin Peters Attractions


Get spooked this season with a variety of scary attractions in Greater Palm Springs.

From legendary Halloween 2016 parties with over 3,000 people in attendance to family-friendly mystery puppet shows, there are plenty of options for fun and scares for everyone this Halloween.

Scary is Alive at The Haunted House in Rancho Mirage — Fun for the Whole Family: 6 p.m. Oct. 26, Wilson Johnson: 72100 Magnesia Falls Drive, Suite 2, Rancho Mirage

Halloween Weekend Fallfest on the Event Lawn in Cathedral City: opens Oct. 27 and runs all weekend. City of Cathedral City Festival Lawn, 68600 Avenue Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA 92234

Halloween Costume and Dance Party at Wangs in the Desert Palm Springs, 3-8 p.m. Oct. 28, 425 S. Indian Canyon Drive.

Halloween Weekend at the Escape Room in Palm Springs: Oct. 28-30, Escape Room, 560 S. Williams Road, Palm Springs.

BB’s 32nd Annual Halloweekend Bash at the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs, Oct. 28, 150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.

Halloween Palm Springs on East Arenas Road, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 29, 224 E. Arenas Road. Costume contest. Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus and Billboard artist Kristine perform.

Terrorfest 2016 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, 8 p.m. Oct. 29, 81800 Avenue 51, Indio.

Graveyard 5K and Trick-or-Treat Dash, 8 a.m. Oct. 29 at Temple Isaiah, 322 W. Alejo Road, Palm Springs.

Halloween Party in the Clubhouse of the Ace Hotel and Swim Club in Palm Springs, October 29 @ 9pm, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA

Palm Springs Art Museum Hosts Day of the Dead Celebration in Palm Springs, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 29, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs.

Trick or Treating and Mystery Puppet Show at The Rancho Mirage Public Library, 3:30-5 p.m, Oct. 31, 71100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage.

Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert Presents Boo!seum at the Museum, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 71701 Gerald Ford Drive, Rancho Mirage.

Howl-O-Ween at The Living Desert in Palm Desert, 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert.

Freak Show – The 12th Annual Halloween Haunt at Theatre 29, 6:30-10 p.m. through Oct. 31, 73637 Sullivan Road, Twentynine Palms.

Calling all “Mummies” and “Deadies” to the Bone and Stone Garden in Cathedral City, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31, 69845 Rochester Road, Cathedral City.