Special Events

Not So Scary Movie Night (October 13, 2023)


Join us on Friday the 13th for a Not So Scary Movie Night!

Guests will enjoy ghostly treats and ghoulish delights. Fly on by for a scary good time!

For more information, please call (909) 395-2020

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Dia De Los Muertos Community Altar & Procession (October 25-November 5, 2023)

Community Altar

October 23-25

Proposal will be viewed prior to approval. Participants can start decorating their plots early on these dates.

October 25-November 5

PARTICIPATE by bringing your offering to
the Armstrong Community Center and
add your story to the community altar!

1265 S. Palmetto Ave.
October 16 – 24, 2023
Submission Deadline | Monday through Friday only
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


November 1st, 6:30 PM Start

Open to all! Dress in your best Día De
Los Muertos-themed attire

Altar Showcase

October 25-November 5

New! Take pride and make your own
altar! Community members can
register for their own 10x10 space along
the Euclid Ave. median to


For more information, registration, and guidelines on the offerings, please call (909) 395-2020.


Click here for the Altar Showcase application 

Click here for the Community Altar Guidelines



Trunk or Treat (October 27, 2023)

Join the Recreation & Community Services
Department for a FREE, fun evening of
spooky festivities!


Additional Information:


Decorated Trunk Contest: 1st, 2nd , & 3rd Place


Calling all individuals and families interested in joining
as a Trunk or Treat entry! The fee includes 4 bags of candy.


The entry deadline is OCTOBER 13 or until spaces fill.

For more information, please call (909) 395-2020.


Entry Check-In: 1 PM - 3:30 PM 

Judging Begins: 5:30 PM 

Trunk or Treat Event: 4:30 PM - 8 PM

Contest Winners Announced: 7 PM

Vehicle Check-out: 8:45 PM 


Click below to choose your registry 

General Public 

External Business


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Halloween Costume and Parade Contest (October 31, 2023)

Show off your best Halloween costume at the parade,

and you could win a prize if you enter our costume contest at the Ontario Senior Center!

225 E B St, Ontario, CA 91764

Additional Information:

Sensory Friendly check-in: 2:45 PM 

Check-In: 3 PM 

Parade Start: 3:15 PM 

For more information, please call (909) 395-2020.


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Happy Harvest & Community Scarecrow Contest (November 16, 2023)

Come together and give thanks with good music, snacks, and a community scarecrow–building contest!

Thursday, November 16, 2023 • 4 PM to 6 PM

Anthony Munoz Community Center

240 W 4th St, Ontario, CA 91762

Additional Information

  • Participants will need to buy their own materials.
  • Winners will be judged in the following categories:
    • People’s Choice
    • Most Traditional
    • Most Creative 
  • Households and businesses will be judged separately. 
  • Prizes will be available for pick up by appointment after November 21, 2023.

Scarecrows must be received by 11/15/2023

Event Timeline

Registration Deadline: November 15, 2023

Scarecrow Display

Thursday, November 16 – Monday, November 27. 2023


Thursday, November 16 – Tuesday, November 21. 2023

Winners Announced

Tuesday, November 21, 2023, on the Recreation & Community Services social media pages

For more information, please call (909) 395-2020.

Holiday Light Parade (December 2, 2023)

Join us for the 2023 Holiday Light Parade!

Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 6:30 PM

For more information, please call (909) 395-2020.

Click here to register!

Applications can be submitted online or dropped off at the Armstrong Community Center.


Annual Kris Kringle Craft Fair (December 13, 2023)

Find that special homemade gift item in celebration of the Holiday season.

For more information, please call the Ontario Senior Center at (909) 395-2021.

Click here to register!

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5K Reindeer Run (December 16, 2023)

“♫ We're turning it loose, put on those 5K shoes! ♫”

Sign up now to be a part of this year's 5K Reindeer Run!

Grab your 80s gear and prepare to dash to the finish line!

Click here to register!



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