Community members enjoy the 2022 Halloween carnival. (Courtesy photo)

The City of Hawthorne announces its much-anticipated annual Halloween Spooktacular event, promising spine-tingling fun and eerie excitement for the entire community.

The City of Hawthorne’s Halloween Spooktacular, an enchanting carnival hosted by the Community Services Department, is set to bewitch the city on Saturday, October 28, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Memorial Park, 3901 West El Segundo Blvd., in Hawthorne.

According to the organizers, this family-friendly extravaganza will be an opportunity for ghouls and goblins of all ages to come together and celebrate the spookiest season of the year.

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The event will feature an array of thrilling activities, including:

  • Trunk or Treat: Join the Hawthorne Police Department and explore decorated City vehicles where you can “trunk or treat” to your heart’s content.
  • Carnival Games: Test your skills and luck at a variety of holiday games!
  • Jumpers: Hawthorne’s little ones are invited to bounce the afternoon away in our exciting inflatable jumpers.
  • Food Trucks: Satisfy your appetite with delicious treats from local food vendors.

This year, in response to community enthusiasm and high attendance in previous years, the Halloween Spooktacular will take place in Memorial Park. The larger venue allows for expanded game and trunk-or-treating areas, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.
For more information, visit the City of Hawthorne’s website at or contact the Community Services Department at (310) 349-1640.