Creepy fun on tap in Temecula this Halloween


Ghouls and goblins, take note, the city of Temecula is gearing up for a hauntingly good time this Halloween.

First up is Temecula’s annual Halloween Carnival, Friday, Oct. 25, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center parking lot, 30875 Rancho Vista Road.

Witches, wizards, princesses, pirates and anyone with a love for the Halloween season are invited to attend this spooktacular celebration featuring frightfully fun games, tricks and treats.

Attendees can play a round of ghoulish golf, try their luck at the High Striker or enter the costume contest with categories for all ages, including best group costume.

A $5 child’s wristband includes unlimited games, jump houses, activities, candy and prizes. Do not forget to visit the face painters, photo booth and first responders’ trunk-o-treats areas.

Food vendor purchases not included.

For those who can’t get enough of a howlingly good time, head on over to Harveston Saturday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. for a free Halloween-themed bike tour

Ride through the streets of Harveston to admire all the spine-tingling decorations in the neighborhood.

Families will meet at Harveston Community Park and ride together as a group for this hauntingly fun 2-3 mile guided tour. All participants must be confident riders and must stay with the group. Designated stops and photo opportunities will be incorporated into the tour.

Preregistration for the bike tour is recommended, visit and use Activity No. 9080.201.

For more information, visit or call the Community Services Department at (951) 694-6480.

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