Halloween Horseplay

By Yensil Chung

Posted October 27, 2012 in The 7 Day Stretch
Got nothing to do but trick or treat this year? Fear not, goblin-butt, the Weekly has done the hard work for you. Here are a metric ton of Halloween events that will stir your cauldron from here to the last house on the left.

Friday, 10/26

5th Annual Hangar 24 Halloween Party

Beer, music and great company is what you can expect at the 5th Annual Hangar 24 Halloween Party. Start the night off with two complimentary Hangar craft beers which come with admission. No costume, no admission—so put on your Halloween bests (don’t forget your ticket and a valid ID).

7:30pm. 123 Cajon St., Redlands, (909) 792-3888; www.hangar24brewery.com.


5th Annual Halloween Bash @ Killarney’s

Killarney’s Restaurant & Irish Pub is hosting its’ 5th Annual Halloween Bash. Enjoy drinks, good food (their burger was voted the Best Burger in the IE!)and great music from DJ Krim. Dress to impress in your Halloween costumes, $100 goes to the winner of the costume contest!

3639 Riverside Plaza Dr., Riverside, (951) 682-2933; www.killarneys.com.


Iron Maidens Halloween Party

The Iron Maidens are a tribute band formed in 2001 with talented members Kirsten Rosenberg on vocals, Linda McDonald on drums, Courtney Cox and Nita Strauss on guitars and Wanda Ortiz on bass. With an impressionable musical background, the ladies of this heavy metal tribute band have been rapidly gaining popularity.

7pm-2am. 9022 Pulsar Ct., Corona, (951) 200-4465; www.m15concerts.com.


Halloween at Silk

Show me the money! Pechanga club Silk, will be hosting a Halloween Haunt with $1,500 in prize giveaways. Free admission for those who wear a costume and a chance to win big money! Costume contests will be hosted separately for girls and guys. Try not to go too overboard as a costume dress code will be strictly enforced. Admission for those who prefer to go costume-less is $10 at the door.

9pm. 45000 Pechanga Pkwy., Temecula, (951) 240-9224; www.silkatpechanga.com.


Halloween comes to Downtown Murrieta

Celebrate Halloween early in downtown Murrieta. A perfect family outing, this even include a petting zoo, movies, good food and cupcakes by Lil Miss Short cake. Not only is this a chance for fun, the Downtown Murrieta Association will be selling meals in an effort to raise money for the “Million Dollar Park Fundraiser,” which you can pre-purchase online at www.milliondollarpark03.eventbrite.com.

12pm-8pm. 41539 Kalmia St., Murrieta, (951) 240-5263; www.historicdowntownmurrieta.org


Halloween Bash 2012 @ The Cadillac Ranch

The Cadillac Ranch hosts a Halloween Bash with a Southern twist. Enjoy live Southern music throughout the night and try their “ghoulish drinks.” For sudes lovers, there will be an outdoor beer garden. Saturday is ladies night, but don’t worry, guys, you can have just as much fun with $3 top-shelf shots and $2 we-call-it shots! If you’re planning on drinking (and why wouldn’t you for such low prices?), you can call ahead for limo pickups.

22581 Outer Highway 18, Apple Valley, (760) 247-7060; cadillacranchav.com.


Dead Man’s Party: Oingo Boingo Tribute

Join the ultimate Oingo Boingo tribute as Dead Man’s Party performs at M15 Concert Bar & Grill. This performance replicates the original 8-piece band—down to the three-piece horn section. Be sure to wear your costume; the most sexy and original costume wins a cash prize of $250.

7pm. 9022 Pulsar Ct., Corona, (951) 200-4465; www.m15concerts.com.


Friday-Sunday, Oct. 26-27


Castle Park: Castle Dark Halloween 2012

Join Castle Park as it transforms into Castle Dark at night for a whole weekend of Halloween fun. Filled with adrenaline-pumping rides and mazes, the park introduces it’s newest attraction: Shiverside—the biggest maze you have yet to see at a whopping 2,000 square feet! Castle Park also accommodates young trick or treaters with “Trick or Treat Street,” hosting less spooky yet just as exciting activities such as pumpkin carving and costume contests.

3500 Polk St., Riverside, (951) 785-3000; www.castlepark.com.


Sunday, Oct. 28


Calico Ghost Haunt

For parents looking to treat their little monsters out for some Halloween festivities, this is the perfect place to go! With attractions including musicals, shows, mazes and activities including pumpkin carving, costume contests and even trick-or-treating (just to name a few), events are spread throughout the day to keep you and the little munchkins entertained all day—all at a genuine ghost town!

9am-5pm. 36600 Ghost Town Rd., Yermo, (760) 254-2122; www.calicotown.com.


Pumpkin Carving Contest @ Killarney’s

Halloween just wouldn’t seem complete without carving a pumpkin. All you need to bring is a creative mind, and Killarney’s will provide the pumpkins and tools for you. The winner will take home a Killarney’s gift certificate. We’ll drink to that!

12pm-5 pm. 3639 Riverside Plaza Dr., Riverside, (951) 682-2933; www.killarneys.com.


Sunday Night ComedI.E. feat. Dana Eagle & Scott Henry

Have a little Halloween holiday laughter with performances from stand-up comedic Dana Eagle from The Late Late Show and Comics Unleashed and Scott Henry from Chelsea Lately and King of Queens. Leave the kids at home..

7pm-2am. 9022 Pulsar Ct., Corona, (951) 200-4465; www.m15concerts.com.


Tuesday, Oct. 30


DJ Krim & DJ TWY + Costume Contest @ Killarney’s

If Killarney’s isn’t already hosting enough fun-filled Halloween events, they end festivities with a bang! Admission is free before 10 p.m., so get there early and dance the night away to DJ Krim and DJ TWY.

3639 Riverside Plaza Dr., Riverside, (951) 682-2933; www.killarneys.com.


Wednesday, Oct. 31 (Halloween)


Halloween in the Lake Arrowhead Village

Another one for the family! Celebrate Halloween in the Lake Arrowhead Village with a free concert featuring the Atomic Punks, a Van Halen tribute band. Heck—even David Lee Roth called this band the “best tribute to Van Halen ever. ’Nuff said.

6:30pm-9pm. 27206 Hwy. 189, Blue Jay, (909) 337-2533.


Field of Screams Lake Elsinore

The Diamond in Lake Elsinore transforms into a “Field Of Screams” on Halloween night. They return for a seventh year with a new maze: The Orphanage, totaling four heart-racing mazes and two “Scare Zones.”

500 Diamond Dr., Lake Elsinore, (951) 245-4487; www.hauntedstadium.com.


80s Night Featuring 80z AllStars

Reminisce while watching movies and listening to bands performing songs from the ’80s—time machine (hot tub or otherwise, not required). Trust us, this is way better than watching re-runs on VH1.

7 pm -2 am. 9022 Pulsar Ct., Corona, (951) 200-4465; www.m15concerts.com.



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