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.
ALAMEDA: Alameda Tennis Tournament October 9-10 & 16-17, 2021, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Fairfield Tennis Courts at lower Washington Park, 740 Central Ave. Open to 14 years-up. $25-up registration, alamedaca.gov
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
BEVERLY HILLS: The Beverly Hills Art Show October 16 - 17, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Beverly Gardens Park bring to the public 125 fine arts vendors stretching along 2 blocks at North Canon Drive & Santa Monica Boulevard. Food trucks sell bites and meals. Beverly Hills Art Show is family-friendly and free to attend. beverlyhills.org/artshow
BUENA PARK: Silverado Days Festival October 15-17, 2021. Peak Park 7225 El Dorado Dr. Buena Park, CA silveradodays.com
BUENA PARK: 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.
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
CAMPBELL: Oktoberfest held downtown October 16-17, 2021.
CARLSBAD: LEGOLAND BRICK OR TREAT Saturdays in October 2021.
CHICO: Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association Food and Wine Pass October
1-31, 2021. The pass replaces the passport weekend and allows you to taste and savor the bounty of Butte County throughout October, 2021.
Good at participating wineries and specialty
farms throughout Butte County
CITRUS HEIGHTS: Halloween Parade, Harvest Festival and Car Show. Events begin at 9 a.m.
CORONA: Corona Halloweekend October 15-16, 2021 City Hall
CYPRESS: Cypress Run 10K Run 7 a.m. and 5K Run & Walk 7:30 a.m. Performance shirts, medals, age division awards. Popsicles at the finish. $40-57 approx., cypressca.org/cypressrun2021
FOUNTAIN VALLEY: Fountain Valley Monster Hunt October 16, 2021, 2-5 p.m. 16400 Brookhurst St. Fountain Valley, CA
FULLERTON: Artistic License Fair October 16-17, 2021, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Artisans specializing in Vintage Jewelry, Altered Thrown Ceramics, Mixed Metal Fabricated Jewelry, Wholistic Teas, Contemporary Clothing, Sculpted Glass, Native American Pottery, Fused Glass, Acrylic Contemporary Paintings and more. Location: The Muck, 1201 W. Malvern Ave, Fullerton CA 92833 Free, themuck.org
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.
GLENDORA: Pumpkin Festival at Centennial Heritage Park
HOLLISTER: Swank Farms Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Trail of Lights September 18-October 31, 2021. swankfarms.com
HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire September 18-October 24, 2021. Casa de Fruta 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy Hollister, CA Weekends: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $, norcalrenfaire.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
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Art Afair October 16-17, 2021. Location: Pier Plaza, Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. hbartafaire.com
IONE: Taste Of Italy 6-9 p.m. at Italian Picnic Grounds is a fun night with Lasagna Dinner, Italian dessert, and singing along to Italian songs. Dessert auction, raffle prizes and silent auction. More information to come - Benefiting the Amador County Womens Network Scholarship Fund $40 acwnonline.org
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Oktoberfest September 18-October 30, 2021, Saturdays and Sundays only. Free admission.
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
ONTARIO: Festival of the Arts 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ontario Museum of History & Art and the Chaffey Community Museum of Art join the City to make Ontario the destination for arts and culture in Southern California. Over 50 artist booths, Museum exhibitions, Food trucks and beer garden. Location: Arts District, 217 S. Lemon, Ontario, CA. OntarioArts@OntarioCA.gov or call (909) 395-2222.
PISMO BEACH: Clam Festival October 16-17, 2021. Some events at this festival are on the sand, and some are right next to it. Clam chowder, surfing, beach games, contests and a whole lot of fun at this annual event that keeps tourists returning to Pismo, once the epicenter of clamming.
QUINCY: Mountain Harvest Brew Fest, 1-5 p.m. Micro Brew Tasting with We will have more than 20 craft brewers represented at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairgrounds Road, Quincy CA 95971 Support Community & the Arts in Plumas County! Overnight camping at $10 per site. $10-35, plumasarts.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.
SACRAMENTO: Fairytale Town Super Safe Halloween October 16-24, 2021, Fairytale Town $, fairytaletown.org (buy tickets early, may sell out)
SACRAMENTO: Spookomotive Train Rides at California State Railroad Museum Oct.9-31, 2021 $15-29 approx., californiarailroad.museum
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld HOWL-O-SCREAM + HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR means fun for kids by day (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and big kids at night (7 p.m.-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!
UNIVERSAL CITY: 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
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.
VISTA: Vista Fall Tractor Show October 16-17, 2021 & October 23-24, 2021 at Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum. The Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum bi-annual antique engine & tractor show comes to life with the sights, smells and sounds of yesteryear. See tractors and equipment from 50-100 years ago parade around 55 acres. Exhibits include: gas & diesel tractors and engines, steam tractors & engines, weavers & spinners, model railroad, blacksmiths, wheelwrights, antique autos and trucks, farm equipment and more. There usually are events such as a Threshing Demo, Grist Mill, Heritage Area for Children, Weaving & Spinning, Blacksmithing, Wheelwright Demo N' Scale Model Railroad, School of Times Past Farmhouse/Parlor Wagon Rides & Train Rides Arts & Crafts, Museum Gift Shop Food Booths.Location: 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista, CA. $, agsem.com
WOODSIDE: Orchard Days at Filoli weekends through Oct.31.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.