MALIBU—The city of Malibu is hosting a Halloween Carnival for residents of the beach community. From 3 p.m.  to 6 p.m., members from the community can visit Malibu Bluffs Park to enjoy a free carnival open to the public.

While all ages are welcome, the event is geared towards children ages 2-10. Among the many festivities, attendees can participate in a costume parade which begins at 3:30 p.m., play carnival games, Trick or Treat from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., order food from food trucks, and play in bounce houses.

According to the city of Malibu’s official website, games such as “Treasure Hunt, Penny Toss, Pumpkin Plinko, Monster Mash, Ring Toss, and much more” and bounce houses will cost individuals $5 at the event. Individuals who bring five cans of food will receive a free unlimited bounce house wristband. All food donations are given to the MHS Thanksgiving Baskets program.

Event donors for the carnival include “Toy Crazy, Malibu Pavilions, Ralph’s, Dr. Thomas Hirsch and Paradise Cove Beach Cafe. Games and Trick or Treat Trail hosted by Super Soccer Stars, Malibu Public Library, All Things Malibu and Creative Plate.”

Teenagers had the opportunity to volunteer for the event. Volunteers must have been registered by October 26 to ensure smooth operations of the carnival.

To obtain additional information regarding the event, contact Kristin Riesgo, Recreational Manager, at (310)456-2489, ext. 350 or visit