KNOTTS SCARY FARM: 13 mazes and scare zones, bands performing throughout the park, rides and some pretty cool shows in the oldest, largest and most dedicated Halloween scare experience thru Oct.31, 2021.
BUENA PARK: Silverado Days Festival October 15-17, 2021. Peak Park 7225 El Dorado Dr. Buena Park, CA silveradodays.com
HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS: Universal Studios annual scare this year offers some favorites -- Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween 4, The Exorcist, The Bride of Frankenstein.... runs through Oct.31, 2021
ALAMEDA: Pirates of Emerson Alameda September 30-October 31, 2021. Held at Alameda County Fairgrounds select nights in October, this Halloween attraction includes great costumes and acting.
ANAHEIM: Oktoberfest weekends thru Oct. 24, 2021. Phoenix Club thephoenixclub.com
APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission, allsaintsasylum.com
CALABASAS: Nights Of The Jack October 1-31, 2021. Advanced ticket purchase is required. King Gillette Ranch 26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302 $34.99-39.99 pre-purchase required, nightsofthejack.com
CATALINA ISLAND: Oktoberfest Saturday, October 15, 2021, 6-9 p.m. at Catalina Island Museum. Location: 217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon, CA. catalinamuseum.org | Oktoberfest
CORONA: Corona Halloweekend October 15-16, 2021 City Hall
GILROY: Gilroy Gardens Boo Alley Halloween through October 31, 2021. Great family fun with stage shows that include Vinnie the Vampire, Cranium the Mad Scientist, and Wendella the Witch.
HOLLISTER: Swank Farms Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Trail of Lights September 18-October 31, 2021. swankfarms.com
HOLLYWOOD: Screamfest Horror Film Festival October 12-21, 2021. See some of the best new films and emerging artists in the horror film biz. screamfestla.com
LOS ANGELES: LA Korean Festival October 14-17, 2021. Location: Seoul International Park, 3250 San Marino Street, Los Angeles, CA. Free, lakoreanfestival.org
MISSION VIEJO: Haunt of Halloween Outpost 13 Haunted Maze September 30-October 31, 2021, Thursday-Sunday, Kaleidoscope Mall. $, hauntofhalloween.com
OAKLAND: Autumn Lights Festival October 14-16, 2021 at Lake Merritt. Illuminated art, fire dancers, music, food, and libations in acres of the lush gardens lit by Bay Area artists. $7 tickets, autumnlightsfestival.herokuapp.com or gardensatlakemerritt.org
REDWOOD CITY: The Zoppé Italian Family One-ring Circus is back in downtown Redwood City as they were when they first rolled into the City over ten years ago! Dates: October 8-November 21, 2021, for matinee and evening showtimes.
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld HOWL-O-SCREAM night time scare attraction with 3 haunted house, 6 scare zones and 4 roaming haunts goes from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO: Eat Drink SF Epic Food Festival October 15-24, 2021 $, eatdrink-sf.com
SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House All Hallows' Eve Lost in the House & Jack O' Lantern Trail Sept.10-Oct.31, 2021. $, winchestermysteryhouse.com
SANTA CLARA: HALLOWEEN HAUNT at California's Great America. Pumpkin Fest by day and Halloween Haunt by night through October 31, 2021.
SANTA PAULA: Ghostwalk October 15-30, 2021. Produced by Santa Paula Theater, guests hear deceased souls tell their stories. Tours leave every 15 minutes between 7 and 9 p.m. Ebell Park 7th Street & E. Main Street Santa Paula, CA $10-15, ghostwalk.com
TWENTYNINE PALMS: Pioneer Days October 14-17, 2021. The annual celebration includes Pioneer Days Carnival, food vendors, game booths, live music, beer garden, and more! October 14, 2021, 5-10 p.m. | October 15, 2021, 5-10 p.m. | October 16, 2021, 12-10 p.m. | October 17, 2021, 12-9 p. m. Location: 5885 Luckie Avenue, Twentynine Palms, Luckie Park visit29.0rg
UKIAH: PumpkinFest with Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off, Haunted House, Parade, Vendors, Beer & Wine Garden, Musical Entertainment, Kids Crafts & Games, Dog Races and more!
VALENCIA: Fright Fest September 11-October 31, 2021 at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Annual event with mazes, scare zones and bands & DJs performing.
VALLEJO: Fright Fest September 25-October 31, 2021 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Annual event with mazes, scare zones and bands & DJs performing.
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