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LGBTQ and Family-Friendly Halloween Events!

Looking to wear your coordinating family Halloween outfits more than once? Check out these local events that are LGBTQ and family-friendly this upcoming weekend! Know of other family Halloween events in your area? Let us know so we can add them to the list.

Kids' Halloween Party! Hosted by Families at the Center, San Diego, California

Saturday, October 28, 1pm-4pm

Location: San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre St, San Diego 3909, California 92103

From the Invite: Bring the kids out and join us for some ghoulish games, freaky fun, and frightening food!
Don't forget to wear your costume for the costume contest!

RSVP to or 619.692.2077 x 212

Day of the Dead Celebration hosted by Our Family Coalition, Oakland, California

Saturday, October 28

Location: Fruitvale Plaza, Oakland, California

From the Invite: Join Our Family Coalition and Somos Familia to celebrate Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) in Fruitvale Plaza. There will be music, altars, dancing, food, and much more. Stop by the altar to celebrate our Latinx LGBTQ ancestors and the incredible Latinx LGBTQ lives lost to violence. Learn about the traditions and symbols of "Day of the Dead" too. Children and families can celebrate the memory of loved ones as well as honor the continuity of life through this annual cultural festivity!

Click here to register online

Halloween Social for Families hosted by Triangle Community Center, Norwalk, CT.

Saturday, October 28, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Location: Triangle Community Center, Room B, 618 West Ave, Norwalk, Connecticut, 06850

From the Invite: We at TCC are very excited to celebrate Halloween with you and your family.

Geared for families with kids ages 12 and under, TCC's Halloween Social for Families will be a special, spooky event for you and your kids.

This free event will feature activities for families with kids, a spooky (age-appropriate) storytelling session, and goodies for your favorite ghoul or ghost!

Dress to impress: We encourage you and your little ones to come dressed in your Halloween costumes!

We are proud to partner with CT Fertility on the production of this event.

Conor Pfeifer 203 853 0600 ext 101

Rainbow Families Halloween Party hosted by Rainbow Families, Washington, D.C.

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910

From the Invite: Happy Halloween! Join us for a spooktacular evening of Halloween festivities! Everyone is encouraged to come in costume - parents, caregivers, children, and friends alike!

It promises to be a fun evening with music, dancing, crafts, food, fun, and, of course, a children's costume parade and contest. Kids of all ages are welcome!

Pre-Registration Rates are Available Online Only Thru the end of the day, Wednesday, October 25.

Member Pricing: $10/Adult & $5/Child (3 and Up) - All children 2 and under are FREE.

Non-Member Pricing: $15/Adult & $10/Child (3 and Up) - All children 2 and under are FREE.

After Oct. 25, you may still register at the door. At the door registration pricing will be $15/Adult & $10/Child (3 and Up) for everyone.

If the registration cost poses a financial barrier for your family's participation, please do not hesitate to reach out at as we want to insure the event is accessible to all.

Queer and Trans Family Event: Halloween Hullabaloo, hosted by The 519, Toronto, Canada

Saturday, October 28, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: The 519, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

From the Invite: A celebration of imagination, role-play, creativity and what learning can arrive from stories and ancestors. Focus is on fun and musical mayhem, and don't forget to dress for the Annual Costume Parade (or make a costume on the spot!).

Queer and Trans Family Events are designed for queer and trans families and celebrate LGBTQ diversity.

Kidding Around Halloween Party hosted by The Center, NYC

Saturday, October 28, 10:00am

Location: At The Center, 208 W 13th St, New York

From the Invite: In this edition of the LGBT Community Center's monthly family event, Kidding Around, things are getting mighty spook-tacular. Ghost, goblins, superheroes and princesses can celebrate Halloween with dayglo coloring, pumpkin decorating, a treat-filled bar, pizza and mini pumpkin pies! Make sure to wear your dancing shoes for the monster bash! Ages 8 and younger.

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