Bring the whole family to Old Pasadena for a frightfully good time with free Halloween fun all month long. In preparation for All Hallows’ Eve, get started by dressing-up for a photo booth party on Saturday, October 12, then come back on Saturday, October 25, to decorate your own jack-o-lantern, and on Sunday, October 26, be sure to bring your primped pup and join the doggy costume parade. Then, for the main event, on Friday, October 31, put on your Halloween costume and trick-or-treat at more than 100 participating businesses in Old Pasadena. Kids will meet and greet their favorite movie characters along Colorado Boulevard. In One Colorado’s courtyard, families can commemorate the evening with a free “haunted” photo, and end the evening watching a classic stop-animation monster romp on the outdoor screen!
Sunday Funday – Craft & Snap Photo Booth Party: Sunday, October 12, 1:00 – 4:00pm, One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley – (626) 564-1066
Bring your pals to the Sunday Funday “Craft & Snap Photo Booth Party” for some silly fun! Craft your own or choose from provided props, and then hop into the Magbooth to immortalize the moment. Refreshments will be served, and a DJ will be spinning to set the mood. MAC, Sephora, and Origins are offering a little beauty lift just for the Photo Booth Party gang.
One Colorado’s Annual Pumpkin Decorating: Saturday, October 25, 10:00am – 12:00pm, One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley – (626) 564-1066
Get busy with glue sticks and (washable) markers creating your own Great Pumpkin. Pumpkins are provided on a first-come first-served basis; all creations go home with their creators.
Growl-o-ween at The Dog Bakery: Sunday, October 26, 9:00am – 12:00pm, The Dog Bakery, 36 W. Colorado Blvd., Suite 3 (on Mills Place) – (626) 440-0443
Bring your pooch dressed to impress for a doggy Growl-o-ween parade around Old Pasadena, followed by a costume contest with prizes for the winners! The costume contest categories include: Best Large Dog Costume, Best Small Dog Costume, and Best Duo Costume.
Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration Trick-or-Treating: Friday, October 31 – 5:00 – 8:00pm, Participating businesses throughout Old Pasadena
On Halloween, more than 100 stores and restaurants in Old Pasadena open their doors to all the costumed visitors for free store-to-store trick-or-treating. The Dog Bakery is giving out treats to furry friends that are in disguise. Be on the lookout for Old Pasadena ambassador guides handing out fun little Halloween eggs filled with surprises. Kids will have the opportunity to meet and greet various popular costumed characters along Colorado Blvd. Take your dressed-up family and even four-footed friends over to the One Colorado Courtyard for free professional photos against a Halloween-themed background and hundreds of pumpkins.
Halloween Movie Screening of Mad Monster Party?: Friday, October 31, 7:30pm, One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley – (626) 564-1066
This classic 1967 Rankin/Bass romp is a fantastic flashback to stop animation. Mad Monster Party? features all of the groovy ghoulies – Dracula, Werewolf, Mummy, Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde, Frankenstein’s Monster, and more! Voices provided by the incomparable Boris Karloff, Phyllis Diller, Ann Margaret, among others.
The Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration is presented by Old Pasadena Management and One Colorado. All activities are free. For more information, the public is invited to visit www.oldpasadena.org or call (626) 356-9725. For events specific to One Colorado, please visit www.onecolorado.com or call (626) 564-1066 for details.