The City of Palm Springs Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce it will offer a trio of ghoulishly fun and socially distanced COVID-friendly Halloween events for local children to enjoy over the next two weeks.

The list of events include:

  • Floating Pumpkin Patch at the Palm Springs Swim Center, 405 S. Pavilion Way, Saturday, Oct. 24 & Sunday, Oct. 25 from 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. (reservations are required). $5 for adults and $3 for children (10 & under). Event includes swimming, games, craft kits and selfie station. 1 pumpkin per patron. Limited space is available. To RSVP, call (760) 323-8272.
  • Halloween Drive-Boo Through “Haunted Bus,” Thursday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Palm Springs Leisure Center, 401 S. Pavilion Way. Music, games and treats. Wear your costume! Limited space is available. $5 per vehicle. To RSVP, call (760) 323-8272.
  • Haunted Halloween Drive-Thru “Trunk or Treat,” Friday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center, 480 Tramview Road. Music, games and treats. Wear your costume! First come, first served. This event is FREE.

Face coverings are required at all events. For more information, email or visit