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Halloween in San Diego

Everybody knows that Halloween is a big deal - the older we get, the fewer opportunities we have to gorge ourselves on treats, dress up in costumes and indulge in the bizarre. Of course, the older we get the more fun some of the treats are - and some of the best places to indulge are right here in San Diego.

The biggest, most induldgent and craziest San Diego Halloween party has got to be the 13th Annual Dos Equis XX Monster Bash. This sprawling frightfest features three stages, 1- bars, dancers, DJ's and thousands of ghouls and gals dressed to their halloween nines spread across eight wholes blocks of San Diego's Gaslmap Quarter. Dress your best for a chance to win up to $5,000 in the Monster Bash's Costume Contest, and get ready to have fun - don't worry about the drive home, Dos Equis XX Monster Bash features a designated driver program with shuttles to anywhere in San Diego. The complementary shuttle runs from 9:00PM until 12:30AM, valid with Monster Bash GA or ZIP wristband.

  • Where? Downtown San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter
  • When? Saturday October 26th, 2013 from 6:00PM until 11:45PM
  • Cost? $30-$65
  • Lodging? Need a San Diego hotel to crash in after living it up as a creature of the night? No worries, your Halloween in San Diego needs are covered with a stay at Hotel Indigo, located in the heart of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter making it easily accessible to the Monster Bash and any number of other things to do in San Diego.
  • For more info: sandiegomonsterbash.com

If you need some ideas for more family-friendly things to do for Halloween in San Diego, check out the Halloween Carnival in Julian, or the Halloween trick-or-treat event in Escondidio.  The San Diego Air & Space Museum also features a Halloween Family Day on October 26th, featuring free admission for kids 12 and under with a paid adult, and focuses on special Halloween San Diego activities.