Your Guide to Halloween 2018
Halloween is fast approaching, which means the entire island of Hawaii is getting the holiday spirit. You can find dozens of fun activities right next to the apartments for rent in Honolulu. There’s a lot to cover this year, so check out these fantastic events!
Iroquois Point Preschool Annual Halloween Carnival
From 4-9pm on October the 28th, bring your Keiki over to the Iroquois Point Preschool for an evening of games, music, food, and fun. Balloon artists and face painters provide plenty of interactive entertainment, along with the petting zoo. There’s even inflatables for the kids to enjoy.
This event is open to the public with all proceeds benefiting the school. Don’t forget to wear a costume! All children can participate in the costume contest.
Fall Harvest Festival at Walmanalo Farm
Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-5pm, head over to Walmanalo Farm for fresh lemonade and an enormous pumpkin patch. This is an excellent time for the entire family, especially if you enjoy carving pumpkins. Activities and festive goods are in abundance here, so plan for a fun time.
Aloun Farms 18th Annual Pumpkin Festival
Aloun Farms is where you’ll find pumpkins, sweet corn, beans, and the islands best sunflowers. Kids can enjoy the free hay ride or hop on a pony for an exhilarating experience (giving you the perfect opportunity to take photos). Aloun is going all out this year with carnival rides, photo stations, and games. Plus, there’s free Wi-Fi.
This event ends on the 28th, taking place on weekends from 8:30am-5pm. Makes sure to bring cash, too. The farm does not accept credit cards or checks. Admission is only three dollars.
The Great Pumpkin Festival
Right next door in East Oahu, you’ll find the area’s largest pumpkin patch at Holy Nativity School. With over 2,500 pumpkins this year, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect one to decorate your home. Afterward, stick around for the arts and crafts and delicious treats from the country store.
The Aikahi Park shopping center is hosting their annual Trunk-or-Treat event this year. Children can come in their costumes and enjoy a safe Halloween environment along with games and prizes. There’s even a keiki costume contest. The event is 100% free.
Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band
A local favorite, Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog band will be putting on a free show at the Hawaii Kai Public Library. Children can enjoy trick or treating on the grounds immediately after the show ends. This one take place on Halloween itself, lasting from 10:30-11:30am.
Spook Life Park
If you’re a fan of Sea Life Park and Halloween, then get ready for this incredible combination. Visit the haunted theater, watch underwater pumpkin carving, or enter the costume contest to test your luck. If you plan on attending, grab your tickets in advance. The cost is $13 per ticket.
Howl-O-Ween Doggie Parade
This one is for the dog lovers. Head over to the Royal Hawaiian Center to see the island’s cutest pooches dressed in their Halloween finest. Co-sponsored by the Hawaii Dog Bakery, this is also an excellent place to pick up healthy treats for your canines. It’s a fun time for all, and possibly the cutest event this year.
Halloween Family Camp at Camp Erdman
For three days and two nights, families can camp out in Erdman’s cabins while enjoying fresh meals and hot showers. Swimming and hiking opportunities are available all weekend long, while the camp has several activities planned to keep everyone entertained. Take part in the scavenger hunt, visit the haunted house, enter the costume contest or take part in arts and crafts.
The price starts at $115 per person for a tent, heading all the way up to $1,240 a ticket for Camp Erdman’s deluxe cabins (which house eight people). It’s a fun time for all, and a great way to bond with your little ones.
Boo at the Zoo
For $15, you can head to the zoo for a costume parade and trick or treating. Arts and crafts, spooky story time, and educational talks about invasive species are all on the list of activities this year. It’s all the fun of the zoo with Halloween added into the mix.
Spooky BOO!reakfast at Dave & Buster’s
As if Dave & Buster’s wasn’t fun enough already, now you can enjoy their wide variety of games decked out in your costume. This special breakfast event is family friendly, featuring everything from airbrush tattoos to photos with Frankenstein. This year, there’s even a magician in attendance. It’s a haunting good time!
Spooky Stories with Aunty Ipo
Ipo Maeda-Nakamine, author of Honto 4 Real, shares her family and friends’ ghost stories in a delightfully fun way. You can find her at the Aiea Public Library the weekend before Halloween from 10-11am. This is a family-friendly event, so you don’t have to worry about Aunty Ipo scaring your little ones.
Calvary Chapel Windward’s harvest Festival
Located right in the Aikahi Shopping Center, this event take place on the 31st from 5:30-8pm. Play free games and enter for your chance to win exciting prizes as you show off your costume this Halloween. There’s plenty to eat, so bring your appetite.
Hogwarts Halloween Fun and Games
Are you a Harry Potter fan? If so, then head over to the Kane’ohe Public Library on the 28th. This themed event will boast the best costumes from the series along with activities and treats specifically designed for wizards. No muggles allowed!
Apartments for Rent in Honolulu
All of these activities (and at least 40 others) are taking place right in the Honolulu area over the next week and a half. When the parties over, your stomach can’t handle another candy bar, and it’s time to relax in the comfort of your own home, there’s no place in Hawaii quite like Kapalina Beach Homes.
Nestled at Iroquois Point amidst pristine lagoons and secluded beaches, these homes offer everything you need for life on the island. Each garden-style rental features spacious floor plans and the finest in modern furnishings to help you feel right at home. A plethora of resort-style amenities ranging from a meandering spa to a private marina and splash park cater your every need, while a premier location next to the island’s top-rates Iroquois school system makes this the perfect place for families to raise their children.
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