Halloween Week in La Jolla

Don’t let the gloomy weather damper your Halloween plans. La Jolla is gearing up for a great Halloween week and here are some wickedly fun events happening around town.

Halloween Story for toddlers is Warwick’s trick-or-treat story time this year and it starts tomorrow, Tuesday at 11 a.m. Come dressed in costume because it will only make the experience more enjoyable. pillage-the-village-2013 Pillage the Village, from 3 to 6 p.m., will take place in the La Jolla Village. Come dressed in your favorite costume and trick-or-treat at participating stores on Girard Ave. Participating merchants will be marked with black and orange balloons. The event will also have a costume contest and a food drive for the San Diego Food Bank.

Silent Horror Films will be screened on Halloween night at UC San Diego. The screenings will include 16mm films featuring hauntings, vampirism, demons and ghosts. Yes ghosts! Showtime is at 7 p.m. in the Seuss Room at the Gesisel Library on campus. Still not convinced? The Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra will perform live music and sounds as the silent films are shown. Have we mentioned it’s FREE?! boo

Most of us don’t need an excuse to treat ourselves to Chipotle, but in case you do, then Boorito for Dinner (Get it?) is the perfect excuse. Visit any location on Halloween night dressed in costume and get any burrito, bowl, salad, or an order of tacos for only $3! This offer is only valid on Halloween night October 31st from 4 p.m. to closing. All proceeds will benefit the “Boorito” fundraiser, which is Chipotle’s Cultivate Foundation.

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is this Friday and Hotel La Jolla’s Haitus Lounge is creating a frenzied feast. The Dia De Los Muertos Party is on Friday November 1st, at 7 p.m. and will include tequila cocktail specials, live music, a piñata, and a face painting station.

As always, keep up to date with all events happening in and around La Jolla by visiting our La Jolla Blue Book Events page. We wish you all a fun and safe Halloween!

UCSD and La Jolla: A Valuable Relationship

Part of what makes La Jolla the town it is today is the University housed on its land. The University of California, San Diego is located in north La Jolla, just south of Torrey Pines and gives shape and scope to La Jolla, making it far more than just a beach town. The beautiful campus boasts some prime real estate, enticing some of the smartest students and professors around the world to move to La Jolla to learn and conduct cutting edge research. UCSD gives La Jolla an academics angle that extends to art, marine study, and an entire community within a community atmosphere.

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