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Pageant of The Monsters Returns to Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach

Get ready to howl with delight because the spooktacular Pageant of the Monsters is clawing its way back to Laguna Beach this fall! Mark your calendars for October 27, 28, 29, and 31, 2023, when this monstrously delightful Halloween event will make its much-anticipated return to the Festival of Arts grounds.

This beloved tradition, resurrected every five years, holds a special place in the cobweb-covered hearts of both locals and visitors. Prepare to be spellbound as you venture into the Pageant’s backstage area and scenic workshops, transformed into a family-friendly haunted house. It's a bone-chilling celebration of creativity that'll send shivers down your spine!

Stay tuned for more hair-raising details to be revealed in the coming months. This Halloween season is going to be a real treat, full of tricks and monstrous surprises. Don't ghost this fang-tastic event – be there or be scared!

Funds for this event are provided in part by the lodging establishments and the City of Laguna Beach. For more information on Pageant of the Monsters visit Ticket sale date to be announced. To stay up to date on all things Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts, follow the Festival on social media at @FestivalPageant and visit

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Oct 30, 2023
  • Absolutely one of the worst experiences I've had for a Halloween themed event, EVER. Paid 25 per adult and 10 per child plus a 20 dollar service charge weeks in advance for the "Pageant of the Monsters" at this venue. Here is it: 1. They over sold the event. This resulted in huge crowds, lines, and long waits. I'm talking Disneyland-like lines. It opened at 6 pm and admission to the "maze" inside was to begin at 6:45. You are instructed to "visit the side-shows" while you wait for your tour time for the maze (more on that later). Anyway, we arrived at 6 pm and the line to get in snaked along the street. When we finally got to the…

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