Best Neighborhoods for Halloween in Southern California

Halloween in SoCal

As the days grow shorter and the nights grow darker, it's time to discover the best Halloween events and trick-or-treating hotspots in your local communities. Nearly every neighborhood surrounding our Woodside Communities provides a safe environment for Halloween adventure. Temecula also has an abundance of gorgeous wineries, pumpkin patches, and farms for season-long family fun!  

See the full roundup below of some of the best Halloween neighborhoods in Southern California—right near our Woodside Homes communities. 

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Inland Empire Area

  • Sommers Bend

    The Sommers Bend neighborhood in Temecula has a lot to offer for Halloween treats and surprises. The Woodside Homes communities, Canopy and Acacia also offer a big loop of connected homes for some great, peaceful trick-or-treating too. 

  • Meadowview

    This neighborhood is known for its spacious properties, and many residents make a grand display with their decor!  

  • Paseo Del Sol

    This community often has well-decorated homes and is a long-time favorite for trick-or-treaters and families. 

  • Vintage Hills 

    The Vintage Hills neighborhood offers up homes adorned with Halloween decorations and welcoming residents.

  • Redhawk 

    The Redhawk community in Temecula is a good choice for Halloween fun, with events and great decorations.  

  • Wolf Creek

    This newer community is a great spot to visit around the Halloween season.

  • Murrieta

    As a neighboring city to Temecula, Murrieta does well with the Halloween Spirit. Neighborhoods like Greer Ranch, Murrieta Ranchos, and Murrieta Hot Springs often feature well-decorated homes. 

  • Menifee 

    Menifee has some great decorated neighborhoods. Check out communities like Audie Murphy Ranch and Heritage Lake. 

  • Winchester 

    Winchester is another great community to visit near Temecula. 

  • French Valley 

    You can find neighborhoods in French Valley with some great Halloween decorations and activities. 

Extra fun places to visit! 


  • Peltzer Farms 
    Check out Peltzer Farms for a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, train ride, corn maze, and face painting. They also have a really unique set up with pig races! (That’s something that you won’t find everywhere!) 
  • Pumpkinland Patch 
    Located right in the Promenade Mall parking lot, Pumpkinland Patch is open 7 days a week, making it an easy one to head to after school. Enjoy the carnival games, rides, crafts, and more for an easy weeknight excursion.  
  • Bates Nut Farm 
    Bates is a classic with a corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayride, games, prizes and more! It’s a bit of a drive from the Temecula area, but so worth it for the mountain views, open space, and growing pumpkin fields. There’s also a full sweets and nuts shop with delicious treats when the candy buzz wears off. 

We hope you're ready to create unforgettable memories with your family. Remember, Halloween is all about getting out and celebrating with your neighbors and friends, so keep the spirit alive and the candy flowing!

And when you find that special Woodside Home community, you’ll get the chance to enjoy Halloween night in a beautiful, safe community to make your own traditions in. 

 Reach out to us today to find the right home for you! 


Written by Britt Brewer - Oct 26, 2023

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