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For Kids of All Ages: City Hosts Giggles & Screams Halloween Block Party

Published on Oct 28, 2022

Pasadena’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is hosting a Giggles and Screams Block Party on Saturday, Oct. 29, 3 to 8 p.m. at La Pintoresca Park on Washington Blvd.

The event is free and open to the public.

The “Giggles” hours are from 3 to 5 p.m., and are designed for the little ones to enjoy and include a costume contest, trunk-or-treat goodies, trackless train rides, a Little Goblins play zone, and lights-on tours through the Scary Haunted House up to 5 p.m.

The “Screams” hours begin at sunset, when you can test your fright factor between 5 and 8 p.m. at the haunted house, if you’re 12 years old and older. There’s also a creepy clown train ride for all ages. Attendees will also enjoy family-friendly game booths, face painting, a photo area, and more. Food will be available for purchase.

Pasadena Public Health Department staff will be on site from 3 to 6 p.m. to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters and flu vaccine to everyone age 6 months and older. Minors attending the vaccine clinic must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Community partners include Armory Center for the Arts, Day One, Divas and Dames, Flintridge Center, Foothill Family, Foursquare Church, Harambee Ministries, the Pasadena Police Department, Public Health Department, Pasadena Public Library, the Department of Transportation, Sylvan Learning, Victory Bible Church, and West Pasadena Little League.

For more information, call (626) 744-7500 or visit

La Pintoresca Park is at 45 E. Washington Blvd. in Pasadena.

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