By Yena Hong |Staff Writer|
From haunted houses to mazes, Halloween events are keeping students spooked and entertained without leaving the Inland Empire.
Follow the list and choose one of the many ways to enjoy this Halloween.
- Halloween in the Village
Location: The Village in Big Bear Lake
Date: Oct. 31 at 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Children can join a safe place to trick-or-treat. People can stop by more than fifty places to fulfill their sweet tooth. The village might be seen as frightening but people still manage to walk through the village. Dress code is a must and attendees are expected to wear costumes, people miss out on the trick or treating if they do not wear costumes.
- Halloween at the Redlands Senior Center
Location: Redlands Community Senior Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave.
Date: Oct. 31 at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Admission: A suggested donation of $3 is requested for lunch for those of age 60 or older. Anyone 59 and younger is required to pay a $6 fee.
Description: Dr. G.W. Aebersold will begin the festivities with a magic show and lunch. There will be a costume contest where contestants will be judged based on who has the most creative, scariest and funniest costume. Lunch will consist of a hot dog on a wheat bun, baked beans, coleslaw and Jell-o with fruit cocktail.
- RC Haunt (rchaunt.org)
Location: 12798 Camassia Ct., Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Date: Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. to midnight
Admission: $5 per person accepted cash to donate St. Jude Hospital of Fullerton
Appropriate: Recommended ages 12 and up
Description: RC Haunt is offering a fun and frightening Halloween experience by Zaphire. He enjoys scaring people more than he enjoyed trick-or-treating. This group looks forward to scaring people across the country with their virtual reality event.
- Caitlin Manor Haunted House
Location: 6880 Caitlin St., San Bernardino, CA
Date:Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission: $5 per person accepted cash
Appropriate For: 6-years-old and up
Description: The Caitlin Manor Haunted House is scary enough to habit zombies, ghouls and clowns. With attractions such as zombie alley, the clown room, the devil’s tomb and the chainsaw massacre inside the slaughter house you are sure to get petrified.
- RIALTO Halloween Hi-Jinks
Location: Riverside Avenue between Rialto and First Street
Date: Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Description:Prepare to take a stroll though memory lane with a traditional Halloween, with traditional costumes and trick-or-treat opportunities for kids. The family friendly event includes a costume contest, guessing the weight of the giant pumpkin, games, food and lots of candy.
- Field of Screams 2016 The Haunted Stadium (hauntedstadium.com)
Location: The Haunted Stadium, 500 Diamond Drive, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Date: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.
Admission: Mondays-Thursdays and Sundays for VIP $25, $15 General Admission. Fridays and Saturdays for VIP $30 and $20 General Admission.
Appropriate: Recommended for adults and teenagers. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Carrying young children through is not recommended.
General Admission Ticket: Unlimited runs through all five mazes with access to other attractions and entertainment at the Field of Screams the Haunted Stadium. (additional fees may apply)
Group Rate Ticket: Same as our general admission ticket but saves you $3 per ticket in groups of 10 or more.
Description: Inland Empire’s No.1 Halloween attraction comes to scream back with new mazes, new horrors, new characters and more. The actors who are dressed like monsters are allowed to be very close, so people have to be reminded not to touch the actors, and props; foul language, pushing, and vulgar behavior are not allowed. There are several chances to experience the mazes until it is closed.
Halloween events could be good opportunities to have fun with family, friends and neighbors. These events are not only for adults, but for seniors, children and etc. They are also great ways to donate to charities.
College students can relieve their stress of midterms and assignments and make them feel free by attending one or more of these events.