Halloween in IV

Halloween 2021

On this page, we provide updates for the Isla Vista and surrounding communities on community and campus plans to keep our community safe during Halloween weekend in Isla Vista. Keep it Local. Keep it Safe.

All information is subject to change.


As in previous years, a number of our community and campus parking locations are subject to closure and access will be limited to support enhanced safety and security measures.

In addition to parking lot closures, traffic in and around Isla Vista and campus may be impacted. Certain roads in Isla Vista may be barricaded and closed to vehicular traffic.

Parking Restrictions (Isla Vista)

  • The 6500 block of Trigo will be closed to traffic on Halloween weekend 
    • The IV Foot Patrol/Sheriff’s Office may block traffic on Del Playa that weekend if necessary
  • Traffic enforcement/DUI enforcement will be at the north end of IV on Halloween Weekend  

Parking Restrictions (UCSB Campus)

  • On Friday and Saturday night there will be no visitor permits or overnight parking on campus unless you have an e-permit
  • Students can move their vehicles out of IV and keep them on campus from Friday 10/29 – Monday 11/1
  • Checkpoints will start 5pm on Friday 10/29
  • If you have an event on campus past midnight on Halloween weekend, reach out to TPS to work it out beforehand
  • Visit the UCSB Transportation and Parking Service Halloween Information web site at http://www.tps.ucsb.edu/news/halloween-parking-restrictions-permit-information for information on parking restrictions on campus and campus checkpoints

Parking Restrictions (Goleta)

  • Temporary on-street resident-only parking restrictions in the neighborhoods by Isla Vista.

    7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29th to 7:00 a.m. Saturday, October 30th 
    7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 30th to 7:00 a.m. Sunday, October 31st

    The proposed parking restriction area generally has the following boundaries: Cannon Green Drive to the west, Hollister Avenue to the north, Storke Road to the east and Whittier Drive to the south.

    Info: Temporary On-Street Parking Restrictions for the 2021 Isla Vista Halloween Event


  • Fencing will be placed near all of the residence halls except the Chi 5
  • No fencing will be placed on El Colegio in the center median  
  • Fencing will start at Sierra Madre on 10/14
  • Fencing on Camino Majorca and Phelps will be first and last removed (done by 10/28) 


  • Residence halls will be ‘resident access only’ & have a no-guest policy starting Friday 10/29
    • Vehicle checkpoints will be at Sierra Madre and Santa Ynez
  • RA’s and DA’s will be working in lobby areas from 8pm-1am on Friday and Saturday night (10/29-10/30)


  • The Sheriff’s Office plans to increase their presence for Halloween, but not significantly. They do not plan to barricade streets leading to Del Playa, will not have horse mounted units, and will not be towing on Del Playa. The Sheriff’s Office oversees enforcement from Camino Pescadero to the west.
  • UCPD will increase their staff with officers from other campuses. They will manage traffic control on campus. UCPD oversees enforcement from Camino Pescadero to the east.


  • There will be portable restrooms and hand washing stations at Little Acorn Park and the Pardall Center from Friday-Sunday. Sponsored by Associated Students’ Office of the External Vice President for Local Affairs
  • There will be a Safety Station at Little Acorn Park from 8pm-2am on Friday and Saturday. It will be staffed by Community Service Officers and sponsored by the IV Community Services District
  • Visit the Resource tab to see a list of community/campus resources
  • More information can be found on the Isla Vista Community Services District Halloween page: https://islavistacsd.ca.gov/isla-vista-halloween-2021

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