You Won’t Regret a Halloween Spent in Palm Desert & Indio!

10/17/2022 | by TRAVLR | Holidays

No matter when you choose to make your way to Palm Desert or Indio in the name of vacation fun, it’s a trip that promises to be worth your while. Of course, heading here over Halloween only adds to the adventure! The following are just a few of the many activities to check out in the area when you’re heading this way this time of year. Whether you choose to enjoy a few or all of them, one thing is certain–you won’t regret spending this Halloween in California!

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Stop by the Halloween Carnival in Indio

Having time set aside to enjoy a Halloween getaway to the Palm Desert and Indio areas of California is always a treat for travelers. It’s also a great chance to embrace the best of seasonal and holiday fun while you’re here! If you happen to be heading to sunny California with little ones in tow, you’ll want to make sure to check out the Halloween Carnival fun happening in Indio. This event is scheduled for October 29th between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the Indio Community Center Park. Admission is just $5, and all ages are welcome to come and make the most of the Halloween fun! The 2022 Halloween Carnival in Indio is set up to include everything from inflatables for kids to play on as well as carnival games to try. The carnival also hosts a variety of activities, crafts, and contests that include prizes. Costumes are welcome at this fun-filled event that’s sure to inspire the holiday spirit in everyone who drops by!

Check Out the Halloween Themed Mad Scientist Event

Those adventurers that are taking time to enjoy an Indio getaway with kids and pre-teens in their traveling crew will be thrilled with the opportunity to add the Halloween Themed Mad Scientist event to their itinerary this year! The Halloween Themed Mad Scientist gathering is happening on October 22nd at the Indio Teen Center located at 81678 Avenue 46 in Indio. It’s a great event for those ages 6 to 12 and admission is just $10. This one-of-a-kind gathering revolves around a night of mad science fun where participants get the chance to try out all kinds of wacky Halloween-themed experiments! Chemistry and science activities will be well within reach during this event which encourages kids to let their scientific minds run wild! Instructors are on-site to teach specific activities and lead experiments safely. Participants will even get to learn how to create experiments of their own when they return home. All of the supplies needed to make it a successful mad scientist moment are included in the cost of admission. Just bring your imagination and willingness to jump into the fun!

Enjoy Howl-O-Ween at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

One of the most popular Palm Desert stops for travelers to check out and enjoy year-round is The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. This fascinating locale has long been an icon in the area and is a true testament to the beauty of nature and wildlife conservation alike. This Halloween, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens once again put on its annual Howl-O-Ween event which gives guests a place to safely celebrate the holiday in good company. Swing by on October 30th between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to make the most of the wild fun! Admission ranges from $18 to $28 depending on the add-ons guests choose to include. The Howl-O-Ween event is fun for all gatherings that are appropriate for guests of all ages. Costumes are encouraged and participants will find there are plenty of activities and attractions to check out once they arrive. This event even includes a comedy magician, trick-or-treating, and animal connections. It’s a fun experience you simply won’t want to miss.

Visit Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Those Indio-bound adventurers who are feeling lucky this Halloween may want to put those good vibes to work at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino while they’re in town. Located at 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, this stop is open 24 hours a day and is ideal for those excited to infuse casino fun into their Halloween adventures. Beyond the slot machines and card tables, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino also regularly hosts incredible live musical performances for guests to enjoy at their event center. On October 29th at 8:00 pm, Los Inquietos Del Norte will take to the stage in their debut casino performance. They’re a regional Mexican band with a bold sound to share and tickets begin at $49 online. Those who purchase an extra ticket can enjoy $10 in free slot play after the show.

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