Get ready for a howling good time at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens annual Howl-O-Ween, presented by The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, on Saturday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursday, October 31 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Visitors of all ages are invited to dress up in their favorite costume and experience park-wide activities along with the every-day wonders of The Living Desert. Children under 12 should bring a reusable bag to hit the trick-or-treat trail featuring a large variety of treat stations.

“The Living Desert is celebrating 25 years of offering a safe, entertaining place for families to celebrate Halloween,” said Erin Scott, Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Manager. “We invite everyone to come join our spooky daytime and evening adventures.”

Additional activities include pumpkin bowling, a witchcraft hut with glow-in-the-dark paint, a sensory lab, and more. A haunted mansion treat station, complete with a maze, is sure to deliver a ghostly experience. Plus, spooky train rides and the carousel will be available for $3 per person.

Free entertainment includes DJ Dynamic Dave spinning tunes in the Palm Garden and Magician McHugh & Co. amusing the audience at Village WaTuTu.

The Howl-O-Ween daytime event on Saturday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to noon is free to members and with paid park admission to the Zoo. Halloween night, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. is $6 for members and $10 for non-members. Howl-O-Ween at The Living Desert is presented by The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, and is sponsored by HiTech Lights, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Ultimate Events, Contour Dermatology, and Whitewater Rock and Supply.

The Living Desert is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (760) 346-5694 or visit

TERRORFEST at TACKROOM TAVERN: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Brought to you by: Desert DJ Entertainment Group

Venue: Tackroom Tavern on Monroe St, Indio, CA 92201/Doors Open at 8pm

Tickets: Presale $20. Day of Show $25/Must be at least 21 years of age.

Experience 3 stages of Terror-rific fun.

Phantom of the Tavern: DJ Will and DJ Omar featuring guest DJs will be spinning everything from Funk and Old School to Hip-Hop Throwbacks.

Dr. Frankenstein‘s Laboratory:  DJ JayCue, DJ Paul Z, NickiMae, J Sizzle, and Luthergates will bring the EDM, Latin, Top 40, Hip-Hop and Reggae-ton sound.

Special performance by hip-hop artists Amadeus, Cheapskate.

Monster Squad Stage: Flashback Boys, Mozaiq, The Delgado Band

Area 51 Lounge: Hang out and grab a drink while relaxing in our lounge and have your photo taken by CV Photobooth.

*Costume Contest hosted by Versastyle at 12:45am on the Monster Squad Stage with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.

Come enjoy Music, Dancing, Photo booth, Drink specials, Costume contest, and a food court while partying with friends.

**RULES** MUST HAVE I.D *No props or weapons of any kind *NO RE-Entry at any time *All sales final no refunds.

Pre-Sale Ticket Locations:

Tackroom Tavern at 81800 Ave 51 off Monroe St, Indio, CA

Skitzo Kitty Lingerie LTD at 73221 Hwy 111 B Palm Desert, CA


A free trick or treat event for kids on Halloween, Oct. 31st from 4 PM – 7 PM.

Are you looking for a safe place to take your kids trick-or-treating on Halloween?  The Indio Grand Marketplace, formerly Indio Fashion Mall, is excited to host the 2nd Annual MALL-O-WEEN, a free trick or treat event for kids and their families.

Bring your kids in costume and trick or treat your way through the mall.  Participating stores will have a MALL-O-WEEN flyer posted by the store’s entrance.  Be sure to bring a bag for all of your treats. 

Activities include: 

  • Trick or Treating (while supplies last)
  • Petting Zoo
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Artist
  • Costume Contest
  • Haunted House
  • Food Trucks

Event Details

What: MALL-O-WEEN, A Free Trick or Treat Event on Halloween

When:  Thursday, Oct. 31st from 4 PM – 7 PM

Where:  Indio Grand Marketplace (formerly Indio Fashion Mall)

82227 Hwy. 111, Indio, CA  92201

Cost:  Admission is FREE


Join us Saturday October 26th for Heavy Music and Big Beers. Black Widow Russian Imperial Stout is back. Costume party with CVB Beer Prizes and three hard hitting bands!


All ages / no cover