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Halloween/Día De Los Muertos celebrations in the Coachella Valley


With Halloween and Día De Los Muertos being around the corner several events are happening around the Coachella Valley leading up to these October Celebrations.

Here is what is happening around town.

Halloween Events:

Riverside County Scare and Pumpkin Festival

  • October 27th - October 31st
  • Riverside County Fairgrounds 82503 Highway 111, Indio
  • Enjoy a Pumpkin Path, Haunted House, Beer Garden, Carnival Rides and more!

Halloween Classic Car Show and Chili Tasting

  • Saturday, October, 28th @ 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs
  • Enjoy awesome rides and chili tastings.


  • Saturday, October 28th & Sunday October 29th @ 9:00am-3:00pm
  • The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert
  • Enjoy trick-or-treat stations, festive face painting, themed arts and crafts, fall photo ops and more!

Ben & Jerry's Free Pumpkin Decorating Event

  • Saturday, October 28th @ 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Ben & Jerry's, 71800 Highway 111 Suite A124, Rancho Mirage
  • Enjoy fun crafts, music, prizes and photo ops.

Halloween Carnival

  • Saturday, October 28th @ 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • The Shops at Palm Desert, 72840 CA-111Palm Desert
  • Enjoy games, treats and more!

Howl-O-Ween 23

  • Saturday, October 28th @ 9:00am-10:30am
  • Panorama Park Dog Park, 28905 Avenida Maravilla, Cathedral City
  • Prizes: 1st-3rd place in 2 categories, small dog and large dog

Zombie Walk

  • Saturday, October 28th @ 12:00pm-3:00pm
  • The River at Rancho Mirage, 71800 California 111, Rancho Mirage
  • Enjoy this undead parade, featuring a costume contest and DJ Tommy from Big 106.

7th Annual Cathedral City Halloween Spooktacular

  • Sunday, October 29th @ 12:00pm-3:00pm
  • Downtown Cathedral City, 68600 Ave Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City
  • Enjoy trick-or-treats, public safety exhibitions, free movie screening of Casper and a costume contest.

Coachella Valley Symphony Halloween Spooktacular

  • Saturday, October 29th @ 3:00pm
  • Rancho Mirage Amphitheatre, 71560 San Jacinto Dr. Rancho Mirage
  • Join the Coachella Valley Symphony for their free Halloween Spooktacular Concert!

Be A Hero For Kids' Halloween Bash

  • Sunday, October 29th @ 4:30pm-7:00pm
  • Hilton Resort Pam Springs, 400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
  • Celebrate the Palm Springs Boys and Girls' Club 75th Anniversary with 100% of the proceeds going to benefit the Club's youth.

Halloween Trivia Night

  • Tuesday, October 31st @ 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • La Quinta Brewing Co Old Town, 78100 Main Street Suite 101, La Quinta
  • Enjoy a Halloween themed trivia night, prizes and a costume contest.

Carnival & Trunk-Or-Treat

  • Tuesday, October 31st @ 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Boys and Girls Club of Cathedral City Parking Lot
  • Enjoy candy, games, music, a costume contest and more!

Día De Los Muertos Events:

8th Annual Día De Los Muertos Festival

  • Saturday, October 28th @ 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Desert Memorial Park, 31-705 Da Vall, Cathedral City
  • Enjoy folkloric dancers, food, face painting and a beautiful community alter that celebrates and honors the memories of loved ones.

Día De Los Muertos Aerial Arts Celebration

  • Saturday, October 28th @ 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Palm valley School, 35525 Da Vall Drive Rancho Mirage
  • Enjoy food music and a adult/kids aerial arts performances.

Día De Los Muertos

  • Sunday, October 29th @ 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs
  • Enjoy music, art, dancing and storytelling that honors those who have passed away.

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