MALIBU—On Friday, October 30, Malibu Bluffs Park will host the city of Malibu’s annual Halloween Carnival that will cater to children ages 2-10. Malibu Bluffs Park is located on 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265.

The City of Malibu website confirms the event will be open to the public and will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will be catered by food trucks including, The Pudding Truck and The Garbage Truck.

The costume parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. and the trick or treat trail will run from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Malibu City’s hiking trails will be the setting for the trick or treat portion, where children can gather treats from Halloween characters along their hike.

Although the event has free admission, games and bounce house tickets will cost $5. If attendees bring 5 canned food items, they will receive a free unlimited bounce house wristband. MHS Thanksgiving Baskets Program will handle food donations from the Halloween carnival.

Carnival games will include ring toss, treasure hunt, penny toss and more. Prizes will consist of donations by Bank of Books, Dr. Thomas Hirsch Dentistry and Munchkin Inc.

Teenagers who are interested in volunteering at the carnival can register by October 28, as all volunteers must  have a volunteer registration card. For additional information, contact Recreation Supervisor Kristin Riesgo via e-mail at or at 310-456-2489, ext. 350.

Parents who have questions about keeping their children safe this Halloween, can check out City of Malibu’s Playing It Safe on Halloween-Pointers for Parents or contact Deputy Mike Woodard at 818-878-5506.