Enjoy Spook-tacular Ethical Halloween Events around the Country


An Ethical Halloween in Your City

Halloween is almost here and there are a lot of spook-tacular events that will knock your socks off! Whether you’re looking to face your deepest fears or embark on trick-or-treat adventures, Labor 411 has got you covered with events around the country put on by organizations who treat their workers well. By supporting these ethical companies, you will be helping to strengthen the middle class.

Let’s all scare our way to a stronger America.

Happy Halloween.


Los Angeles

Halloween Horror Nights

When: Through Nov. 3

Where: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

What: Face your darkest fears in Southern California’s scariest and most intense event at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights.

Union: Multiple

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Mickey’s Halloween Party

When:  Through Oct. 31st

Where: 1313 Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 92802

What: Join Mickey and his friends at for a Halloween party with spooky costumes and more. It’s a mystical night for the whole family.

Union: Multiple

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Dark Harbor 2018 At Queen Mary

When: October 25-28; and October 31-November 2.

Where: 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA

What: Whether you believe the Queen Mary is haunted, you’re sure to see some scary things at this annual Halloween event. There are 200 different monsters and ghosts and six different mazes.
Union: ILWU

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San Francisco

Six Flags Discovery Kingdoms Fright Fest

When:  Through Oct. 31

Where: 1001 Fairgrounds Dr. Vallejo, CA 94589

What: Enjoy spooky thrills and activities for the whole family and face your fears during the day. When the sun goes down, beware! Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park.

Union: IAM 1546

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Haunted Hotel | W San Francisco Halloween

When: Oct. 27

Where: 181 3rd St., San Francisco, CA

What: Join the W for the annual W San Francisco for this annual Haunted Hotel Halloween Bash. There’s always something spooky going on.

Union: IAM 1546

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Boo at the San Francisco  Zoo 

When: Oct. 27

Where: Sloat Blvd & Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 94132

What: Dress up in your favorite costume and come explore a night of creepy critters at Boo at the Zoo. Whether you like trick-or-treating or want to see animals gobble gourds, Boo at the Zoo has a variety of activities for you and the whole family.

Union: multiple

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Phantoms of the River Cruise on the Delaware River

When: Through October 28

Where: Seaport Museum Dock at Penn’s Landing, 211 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106

What: Board the pirate ship if you dare. There’s no going back once you board. You will hear the scary stories of ghosts, the Jersey Devil and more.

Union: multiple

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Boo at  Philadelphia Zoo

When: Oct. 27-28

Where: 3400 W. Girard Ave.

What: Philadelphia’s Boo at the Zoo is back. Dress up in your favorite costume and go on a trick-or- treat safari. There will also be creepy extinction graveyards. You will get a glimpse into the future to show you what animals may go extinct in the next few years. Guests can book overnight stays to experience all the creepy critters.

Union: multiple

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The GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience

When: Through Oct. 28

Where: West Fairmount Park, 5201 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia

What: Walk through the park and enjoy a trail of over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins lighting up the night.

Union: AFSCME Council 47

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Washington, D.C.

NSO Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular

When: Oct. 28

Where: The Kennedy Center, 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

What: An annual concert to celebrate Halloween and the Day of the Dead.

Union: AFM

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Washington Redskins vs. NY Giants

When: Oct. 28

Where: FedEx Field, 1600 FedEx Way, Landover, MD

What: Come watch the Redskins take on the Giants. Kickoff is at 10:00 a.m.

Union: multiple

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New York

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

When: Oct. 28

Where:  Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside Central Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

What: Listen to scary ghost stories throughout Central Park. If spookiness is not your thing, check out the parade that the park is hosting or carve some pumpkins.

Union: multiple

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Night of Noir: A Halloween Party

When: Oct. 26

Where: Museum of the City, 1220 Fifth Ave. New York

What: Step into the thrillers and crimes of the 1940’s and 50’s at the New York City Museum.

Union: multiple

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2018 Kids Rock Fall Fest

When: Oct. 20

Where: Rockefeller Center, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111

What: Enjoy a Saturday of free autumn festivities including  face painting, a photobooth and a DJ. There’s fun for the whole family.

Union: multiple

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