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Pageant of the Monsters2019-10-24T14:47:47-08:00

RETURNS HALLOWEEN 2023

RETURNS HALLOWEEN 2023

HAUNTED HOUSE

Pageant of the Monsters

The Pageant’s backstage will transform into an eerie haunted house parody themed Raiders of the Lost Art.

FIENDISH FAMILY FUN

Demented Chef

On the Festival grounds, enjoy halloween themed art activities, music and more “spook-tacular” surprises!

SCARECROW CONTEST

Scarecrow Contest

Vote on your favorite scarecrow entry at the Pageant of the Monsters! Winners announced on October 31.

HAUNTED HOUSE

Haunted House

The Pageant’s backstage will transform into a haunted house with an artistic twist themed Raiders of the Lost Art.

LOTS OF GHOULISH FUN

Fiendish Fun

On the Festival grounds, enjoy halloween themed art activities, music and more “spook-tacular” surprises!

SCARECROW CONTEST

Scarecrow Contest

Which scarecrow will take squash the competition? Vote on your favorite entry at the Pageant of the Monsters! Winners announced on October 31.

Pageant of the Monsters

Just when you thought it was safe to go backstage the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters brings a monster of a good time back to Laguna Beach!

Only returning to the Festival grounds every five years, the Pageant of the Monsters will offer attendees a frightfully fun time with ghoulish tricks and treats October 26, 27, 28 and 31, 2018.

Resurrecting an event from years past, the Pageant’s backstage will transform into a haunted house with an artistic twist. Themed Raiders of the Lost Art, join “Cincinnati Smith” on a treasure “haunt” through the workshop labyrinths and behind-the-scenes catacombs. The Festival of Arts grounds will be filled with halloween-themed art activities, music, and other “spook-tacular” surprises.

This event is not recommended for children under 5 years of age. Funds for this event are provided in part by the lodging establishments and the City of Laguna Beach.

 * Strobe lighting, smoke and other theatrical atmospheric effects will be used during this event.

BUY TICKETS

PAGEANT OF THE MONSTERS

Returns Halloween 2023

*Not recommended for children under 5 years old. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Just when you thought it was safe to go backstage the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters brings a monster of a good time back to Laguna Beach!

Only returning to the Festival grounds every five years, the Pageant of the Monsters will offer attendees a frightfully fun time with ghoulish tricks and treats October 26, 27, 28 and 31, 2018.

Resurrecting an event from years past, the Pageant’s backstage will transform into a haunted house with an artistic twist. Themed Raiders of the Lost Art, join “Cincinnati Smith” on a treasure “haunt” through the workshop labyrinths and behind-the-scenes catacombs. The Festival of Arts grounds will be filled with halloween-themed art activities, music, and other “spook-tacular” surprises.

This event is not recommended for children under 5 years of age. Funds for this program are provided in part by the lodging establishments and the City of Laguna Beach.

* Strobe lighting, smoke and other theatrical atmospheric effects will be used during this event.

BUY TICKETS

PAGEANT OF THE MONSTERS

Returns Halloween 2023

A Ghoulishly Fun and Spooky Haunted House

Raiders of the Lost Art

Follow the footsteps of legendary archeologist, adventurer and treasure hunter “Cincinnati Smith” on a whimsical and haunted spoof of a popular movie series.

Cincinnati is on a perilous quest to recover the greatest treasures from exotic locales across the globe. He has set his sights on the holy grail, a golden idol, and the arc of the covenant!

His guests will trek through the creepy jungle empire of the Amazon to the desert tombs of the Pharaohs. Encounters with cannibals, mummies and yes, slithering reptiles are likely…”Oh NO not SNAKES!”  Yessssssssssss! indeed there will be snakes.

WATCH YOUR STEP.

More Tricks and Treats on the Festival Grounds

  • Alien autopsy and demented chef side shows

  • Up close encounters with the Reptile Zoo

  • Face painting and airbrush tattoos

  • Halloween photo-ops and selfie stations

  • Silent horror film movie screenings

  • Music by DJs from KX 93.5, Laguna’s Only FM

  • Create your own mask workshop

  • “Boo Bingo” and build a ghost with Laguna Art-A-Fair

  • Draw Halloween-themed ghouls and Jack O’ Lanterns in oil pastels with Sawdust Art and Craft Festival

  • Tissue paper roses with Laguna Playhouse inspired by the upcoming performance Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Rose

  • Tile glazing with LOCA Arts Education and Festival of Mosaics for an upcoming permanent public mural in Laguna Beach

  • Plus art displays, music, games, food and more “spook-tacular” activities the whole family can enjoy!

Pageant of the Monsters

Make a frightfully fun fashion statement with Pageant of the Monsters merchandise! Limited edition t-shirts and tote bags will be for sale at the event. Don’t forget to pick up these spooky souvenirs!

Participating Organizations

Funds for this program are provided in part by the lodging establishments and the City of Laguna Beach.