Trick or Treat and Halloween Bash at Library Park from 3-6 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). The entire afternoon will be filled with ghoulish fun for the entire family including: trick-or-treating in Old Town, costume contest (for kids, adults, groups, families, dogs), activities, a photo booth and more. Participation is free. For more information, click here.
Halloween Party at Basin 141 at 9 p.m. to Oct. 26 at 1 a.m. (402 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy drink specials, music, popcorn, candy and a costume contest (first prize wins $100 gift card, second place wins a $25 gift card and bottle, third places wins a bottle). For more information, click here.
2nd Annual Fall Festival at Santa Anita Family YMCA from 5-9 p.m. (501 S. Mountain Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Dress in your best costume and show your imagination at the pumpkin carving and haunted gingerbread house contests. Come hungry and get a burger combo for $6, includes chips and a drink. All proceeds will go to the YMCA Piranha Swim Team. There is a $5 entry fee for the pumpkin carving contest and you must have your own carving tools. For more information, click here.
Tequila Tour 2019 at El Cholo Café from 6-10 p.m. (300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101). The event will feature over 50 tequila and mezcal drinks, a variety of Mexican bites, and live entertainment. Regular ticket is $65 per person that includes: one welcome drink from the house, all food from the buffet and agave expressions inside the event. For more information, click here.
Walktoberfest at Total Wine & More from 6-8 p.m. (721 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101). Enjoy a free beer tasting at Total Wine & More followed by a jaunt to T. Boyle’s with special discount on drinks and refreshments then a nightcap at The Ice House. Registration is free. For more information, click here.
Halloween Bash & Costume Party at Myrtle Tree Café from 6-11:30 p.m. (405 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy food and drink specials, a costume contest, and live music by Kids These Days. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Halloween Costume Party at 38 Degrees Ale House & Grill from 5-11:30 p.m. (110 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Celebrate Halloween early with a night of creepy costumes, a special $5 tap list, specialty drinks and scary movies. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Dead Man’s Party at Pacific Plate Brewing Co. from 6-10 p.m. (1999 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Walk the “dead” carpet as your favorite deceased celebrity and compete for Best Costume and Best Couple’s Costume and enjoy food by Fat Boys. For more information, click here.
Annual Halloween Party at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co. from 7-11:30 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Join Mt. Lowe Brewing for a costume contest, food truck, specialty beers, live DJ and just an all-around good time. Event is free and if you win the contest you will win an awesome prize. For more information, click here.
Rod Piazza’s Wizards of the West Coast Harp at Arcadia Blues Club from 7-11:30 p.m. (16 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006). A great night of blues featuring: Rod Piazza’s Wizards of the West Coast Harp, John Clifton, Billy Watson, and Big George. Tickets are $15. For more information, click here.
Community Day of the Dead Celebration on Big Bang Theory Way from 1-7 p.m. (100 block East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105). Stroll the alley and take in live marimba and mariachi music, craft-making, free calavera face painting and the Community Altar dedicated to loved ones. Bring along a photo or remembrance to leave on the altar or create your own at our craft tent. This event is free and open to all. For more information, click here.
2019 Ballet Showcase at Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium from 1:30-7 p.m. (332 S. Michigan Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Caltech Ballet & Preston Li’s Academy of Dance will showcase performances from students of all ages and levels of dance. Individual general admission tickets are $25. For more information, click here.
Historic Pub Crawl in Old Pasadena from 2-5 p.m. (meet at Del Mar Metro Goldline Station at 265 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena, CA 91101). This guided walking tour of Pasadena’s original downtown includes stops at pubs distinctive for their history, architecture, and spirits. Tour-goer’s can delight in beer tastings plus little-known facts and forgotten lore. Full price tickets are $45 for people who will be drinking. Designated drivers pay $20 to participate. For more information, click here.
Fun With Food at So Cal Children’s Museum from 10:30-11:30 a.m. (459 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101). At Fun With Food with Cottonwood Home, learn basic kitchen fundamentals like measuring, chopping, and tasting with healthy, fresh ingredients. Recommended for children 5-8 years old. General admission is $25. For more information, click here.
Sir Mix-A-Lot at The Rose at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). With three straight platinum albums and a multi-platinum single, some still think he is a one hit wonder. Lyrically, his best material came after “Baby Got Back.” Songs like “Poppi Grande,” “Daddy’s Home,” “Mob Style” and the Nas West Coast remix of “Where Are They Now,” to name a few. Tickets range from $28 to $54. For more information, click here.
Howlin’ Halloween at Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA from 1-4 p.m. (361 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). Visit their adoptable pets, play some fun trivia games with giveaways, trick-or-treat at their candy stations, and much more. Kids of all ages are welcome to this free event. For more information, click here.
An Evening with Ken Stringfellow at All Saints Episcopal Church from 6:30-10 p.m. (132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Ken Stringfellow, founding member of The Posies, brings the full scope of his 30-plus year career as a musician, songwriter, producer, raconteur and boils it down to the simplest of presentations: his voice, his guitar, and the piano. General admission is $25. For more information, click here.
A Night of Murder, Mayhem & Misfortune at Old Oak Cellars from 6-9:30 p.m. (2620 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). Local convicts Britta Lee Shain, Leeann Skoda, Marty Axelrod, and Rosa Pullman will surely stir your soul at the 5th annual Music Rampage. Tickets are $20. For more information, click here.
Lady Fingers, Zabaglione, Tiramisu, and Baked Meringues at Sauté Culinary Academy from 6-9 p.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). The focus of this hands-on class is to teach the basics of egg based desserts, structure of eggs, and use of eggs in baking. You’ll learn all about the foam method and French meringue. Tickets are $85. For more information, click here.
Happy Hour Paint Class of Monrovia at Paint n Play Art Studio from 7-10 p.m. (418 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). You might not be the next Manet but you can have fun, drink and create something to take home. Tickets are $45. For more information, click here.
Ladies Night at A Snail’s Pace Running Shop from 7-9 p.m. (750 Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Mingle, and enjoy paired snacks with your glass of wine as they debut their brand new apparel line. Get expertly bra fitted and enjoy 25% off all in-stock bra apparel. An expert panel will be on hand to answer all your nutrition, strength training, stretching, and recovery questions. The first 25 women receive goodie bags. Enter the raffle to win a pair of running shoes. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Trick or Treat at Arcadia Public Library, Oct. 30 at 4 or 6:30 p.m. (20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91006). There will be stories, activities, a video, and a snack. Plus, of course, the chance to trick or treat through the Library. This is a drop-in program. No registration required, but space is limited. For more information, click here.
Halloween Haunting and Trick-or-Treating in Downtown Arcadia from 3-6 p.m. (on First Avenue from Huntington to California, Arcadia, CA 91007). Trick or treat at participating businesses in Downtown Arcadia. Finish at transit plaza for music, games and costume contest. This event is free. For more information, click here.
Not-So-Spooky Halloween Party at Dream Big Children’s Center from 10 a.m. to noon (612 S. Myrtle Ave. #100, Monrovia, CA 91016). Put on your best costume and fly, float, or shuffle your way over for games, crafts, treats and more. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Magnolia House of Haunts at Magnolia House at 8 p.m. to Nov. 1 at 1 a.m. (492 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). On Halloween night, Magnolia House transforms into a haunted house featuring spooky libations, chilling tunes by PRISM DJs, scary movies and a costume contest. Registration is free. For more information, click here.
Halloween Night & Karaoke Party at Dave & Buster’s at 7:30 p.m. to Nov. 1 at 12:30 a.m. (Westfield Santa Anita 400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). Celebrate Halloween with live music, drink specials all night, nerd karaoke, a costume contest, games and a free unlimited game card to use on non-ticketed games. Tickets are $10. For more information, click here.
Nightmare Before Christmas at One Colorado at 7 p.m. (41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA). Watch this Halloween classic and pick up some candy as more than 100 stores and restaurants in Old Pasadena open their doors to all costumed visitors for free, store-to-store trick-or-treating. These events are free. For more information, click here.