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CALIFORNIA: Scarecrow Festivals October 1-31, 2021:

  • BENICIA: Frightfully First Street Annual Scarecrow Contest  beniciamainstreet.org
  • CAMBRIA:  Cambria Scarecrow Festival cambriascarecrows.com
  • DANVILLE: The Scarecrow Stroll is October 1-30, 2021. The Town of Danville  danville.ca.gov
  • EXETER: Scarecrow Contest and Displays exeterchamber.com
  • INDIAN VALLEY / LAKE ALMANOR: Merchant's Scarecrow Competition lakealmanorarea.com
  • FALLBROOK Scarecrow Days
    fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org

  • RIPON: Scarecrow Fest Displayed outside  businesses during the month of October. riponchamber.org
  • SIERRA MADRE: Scarecrows on Display
     creativeartsgroup.org
  • WINTERS: Winters Chamber Scarecrow Contest October 1-November 1, 2021. winterschamber.com

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
$40, sierraoro.org

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

ORANGEVALE: Cemetarium Haunted House thru Oct.31, 2021 at Orangevale Community Center

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Scream Park Oct.14-Nov.6, 2021. Take a little trip to the Voodoo Bayou. screamparkcalifornia.com

SAN FRANCISCO: Eat Drink SF Epic Food Festival October 15-24, 2021 $, eatdrink-sf.com

 

 

 

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Past Events

LA JOLLA: Art & Wine Festival October 7-8PAST EVENT
Saturday 10am-7pm Sunday 10am-6pm
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival returns to La Jolla for its annual festival in the heart of the village, on Girard Ave, between Prospect Street & Torrey Pines Road, free

MONROVIA: Celebrate the Arts and Chalkfest October 7- 8PAST EVENT. Location: Monrovia Library Park, Monrovia, CA

PLEASANT HILL: Art, Jazz & Wine Festival, October 7-8PAST EVENTJoin the many thousands of residents and visitors in strolling along Crescent Drive in downtown Pleasant Hill as they enjoy great art and entertainment including to superb jazz, the wares of dozens of artists, and of course fine wine and premium beer. Location: Downtown Pleasant Hill on Crescent Drive. Time: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. pleasanthillchamber.com

ROHNERT PARK: Blind Scream Haunted House

SAN LEANDRO: Fear Overload

SAN JOSE: San Jose Halloween

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Flashlight Tour

SANTA PAULA: Halloween

SANTA ANA: Halloween

SAN FRANCISCO Italian Heritage Columbus Day Parade begins at 12:30 p.m. at Jefferson & Powell in Fisherman's Wharf, proceeding south through North Beach on Columbus Avenue and ends in Washington Square in front of Saints Peter and Paul Church. Grand Ball October 7PAST EVENT, 5:30 p.m. at St. Regis Hotels, sfcolumbusday.org | Italian

THOUSAND OAKS: Halloween

WALNUT CREEK: Contra Costa Crystal Faire October 7-8, 2107 Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Civic Park Community Center 1375 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA for adults good for both days | Free age 12 years and under accompanied by adult Contact: jerry@crystalfair.com, sponsor / participation crystalfair.com

WATSONVILLE: Watsonville Film Festival October 5-8PAST EVENT. watsonvillefilmfest.org

WINDSOR: Blessing of the Animals, 3 p.m. Lady of Guadalupe - Mary Agatha Furth Courtyard, 8400 Old Redwood Highway, Windsor, CA olgwindsor.org | blessing 
 

BURBANK: Haunted Adventure, 7-9 p.m. Location: Starlight Bowl/Stough Park burbankparks.com

CHERRY VALLEY: Olive Festival October 18-20, 2019 and October 25-27, 2019, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $, hsresort.com | olives

COSTA MESA: OC Japan Fair October 18-20, 2019 at Orange County Fairgrounds. Experience Japanese traditions, culinary culture with over 90 booths and 30,000 visitors. FOOD: Sushi, Ramen, Takoyaki, Yakisoba, Okonomi-yaki, and more | ANIME: Anime, J pop, maid cafe of Akihabara, and Cosplay show live Oct.19. | CULTURE: Sake tasting, Shodo calligraphy, kimono, Origami, Taiko drum, and Awa Odori dance. | PERFORMANCES: Misono, Ai Haruna, Yuna Ito, Eden Kai, and more. Time: 10/18 5-11p, 10/19 12-10p, 10/20 10a-5p. Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626 Ticket: $8, oc-japanfair.com (6 & under, over age 65 free.)

DALY CITY: PRCA Rodeo October 18-19, 2019 at Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave.  grandnationalrodeo.com | flyingurodeo.com | rodeos

FRESNO: ZooBoo October 18, 19, 25, 26, 2019, 5-8 p.m. at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W. Belmont Ave. $, fresnochaffeezoo.org

REDWOOD CITY: ZOPPE Italian Family Circus October 11-November 3, 2019. Location: Red Morton Park, 1455 Madison Ave.  Cost: redwoodcity.org

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo  HalGLOWeen Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27, 2019, 6-9 p.m. Location: 2920 Zoo Drive $, sandiegozoo.org | zoos

SANTA BARBARA: Boo at the Zoo Oct. 18-20, 2019 at Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive. Tickets: child, parking, sbzoo.org

THOUSAND OAKS: Haunted Pool October 18, 2019

Past events

  

CAMPO: Pacific Southwest Railway Pumpkin Express Great Pumpkin Patch October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 2019. $5-25, psrm.org | trains

CHINO: Harvest Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy old-fashioned activities at this free festival: Cow Milking Demonstration (10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) | Seed Planting | Butter Churning | Museum Exhibits. Location: Old Schoolhouse Museum, 5493 B St. Free, chinovalleyhistoricalsociety.org

CITRUS HEIGHTS: Antelope Crossing Halloween Spooktacular October 12, 2019, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

COLOMA: Coloma Gold Rush Live October 12-13, 2019 Location: Marshall Gold Discovery SHP. marshallgold.org

CORNING: Corning Olive Festival. Historic olive tours, car show and more.

CORONA: Halloweekend October 11-12, 2019. Free movie on the Civic Lawn, free Trunk or Treat provided by Corona PD, and fee-bases events such as Haunted House, Escape Room and Paranormal Tour.

COTATI: Cotati Oktoberfest October 12, 2019

DEL MAR: Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show, October 11-13, 2019.  24,000 handmade American arts & crafts in hundreds of booths over three fun-packed days.  Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA. $,  harvestfestival.com

DUBLIN: Harvest Fair, 12-5 p.m. Heritage Park & Museums, dublin.ca.gov

EXETER:  Fall Festival  Includes a parade, car & bike show and scarecrow contest displays.

FELTON: Thomas & Percy's Halloween Party roaringcamp.com

GLENDALE: Amazon's Treasure Truck Electric Beauty Pop-Up Tour, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Americana Glendale, 889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210. Interactive beauty-themed experience  features hands-on demonstrations and product samples from leading brands such as Aveeno, Bed Head, Butter London, Gillette, L'Oréal Paris, Maybelline New York, Neutrogena, Pantene, Philips Norelco, and Venus.  Free, americanaatbrand.com

 

INDUSTRY HILLS: Industry Hills Charity Rodeo October 12-13, 2019. PRCA Rodeo City of Industry, CA industrycharityevents.org  or  flyingurodeo.com  | rodeos

IRVINE: Global Village Festival October 12-13, 2019. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: The Great Park, Irvine. Free, cityofirvine.org

KELSEYVILLE: Harvest Festival October 12-13, 2019, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Run for Literacy on Sunday, wine tasting, grape stomping, pie eating contest, music, great food and over 50 vendors selling amazing handmade items. Storyteller, face painting, hula hoop contest and Free admission, steelewines.com

LAKE FOREST: Haunt at Heritage Hill Haunt at Heritage Hill October 11-12, 2019. Heritage Hill Historical Park 25151 Serrano Road Lake Forest, CA lakeforestca.gov or ocparks.com

LOMPOC: Lompoc Chalks, October 11-13, 2019 in Old Town Lompoc, Cypress Ave. at I Street. Chalking, entertainment, food trucks, artisan vendors, hayrides, mural tours, theatre tours, a beer and wine garden, VIP sponsor area, and more to enjoy! There will be small squares for children ($12, includes box of chalk and space) and larger squares for adults (starting at $150). Everyone is also welcome to sponsor a square for your favorite artist; event proceeds benefit the Lompoc Theatre Project. lompoctheatre.org

LONE PINE: Lone Pine Film Festival, October 10-13, 2019. Annual event, a long time tradition, is held in the shadow of the mighty Mt. Whitney at the southern end of the Owens Valley. lonepinefilmfestival.org | film

LOS ANGELES: Depot Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Travel Town Museum in Griffith Park. Live music, fire truck and police cars, woodcarvers and blacksmiths, vintage vehicles, Time: Location: 5200 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA. traveltown.org

LOS ANGELES: Taste of Italy, 5-10 p.m.  The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles's premiere Italian food and wine event. Location: Historic Downtown Los Angeles Pico House, 424 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 $65-up, iamla.org

LOS BANOS: Los Banos Tomato Festival at Los Banos Fairgrounds 403 F St. Los Banos, CA lbtomfest.com

MANTECA: Great Valley Book Fest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: The Promenade at Bass Pro, Highway 120 at Union, Manteca, CA. Free, greatvalleybookfest.org

McCLOUD: Apple Harvest Festival 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Apple Harvest Festival includes Apple Pie Contest, Fresh Pressed Apple Juice. Location: Main St. McCloud, CA Free, mccloudchamber.com

MONTEREY PARK: Geranium Festival & ArtWalk October 12, 2019, 5-10 p.m. at Barnes Park, 350 S. McPherrin Ave. Free, MontereyPark.ca.gov

MORGAN HILL: British Fall Classic Automobile Show October 12-13, 2019.  Downtown Morgan Hill. British classic sports & saloon cars representing revered marquees such as Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, Jaguar, MG, Morgan, Triumph, Austin Healey, Lotus, Morris, and more! There also will be British motorcycles and race cars as well! thebritishfallclassic.com

OAKHURST: Oakhurst Fall Festival with Carnival, Vendors, Entertainment, Wine, Beer & More October 11-13, 2019.  Oakhurst Community Park, 49074 Civic Circle Drive Oakhurst, CA. $5 wristband for 3 day admission, oakhurstchamber.com

OCEANSIDE: Pride by the Beach, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. L.G.B.T. pride festivities, music, food and entertainment. FREE family friendly festival located in the heart of Downtown Oceanside at Civic Center Plaza.  Dj Pur Flo, ADA Vox, Ingenue, Speakers, Uptown Starletts Drag Show and 120 Exhibitors and resources. Oceanside Civic Center, Pier View Way & Ditmar, Oceanside, CA. pridebythebeach.org | pride

OJAI: Studio Arts Fall Tour October 12-14, 2019. Ojai Art Center 113 S. Montgomery St. $35-40, ojaistudioartists.org

ORANGE: Viet Film Fest October 11-13, 2019. Location: AMC Orange 30, 20 City Blvd. West, Suite E, Orange, CA 92868 Cost: Free admission, vietfilmfest.com

ORANGE: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch September 14-October 31, 2019. Pumpkin Patch and fun activities for kids and their families, irvineparkrailroad.com

PACIFIC GROVE: Blessing of the Animals, 1-2 p.m.
Berwick Park, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

PALMDALE: Kaleidoscope Music & Art Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.
Artisans, live chalk artists, visual & performing arts, Art of the Brew, Fresh Made Market Culinary & Apothecary vendors, food vendors, and more!  Free admission, free parking, palmdaleamphitheater.com

PASADENA: San Gabriel Valley Pride. Central Park 275 S. Raymond Pasadena, CA sgvpride.org

PASADENA: Craftoberfest, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Location: The Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr. rosebowlstadium.com

PASADENA: Kidspace Haunted Arroyo, October 12-13, 2019 at Kidspace Children's Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena, CA. kidspacemuseum.org

PERRIS: Southern California Fair October 5-13, 2019. Location: 18700 Lake Perris Drive W Perris, CA.  socalfair.com

PERRIS: Terror in Train Town October 4-26, 2019, 6-10 p.m. 2201 South A Street Perris CA $, oerm.org | trains

PORTERVILLE: Pioneer Days & Rib Cook-Off , 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Rib Cook-Off, Pioneer Days Princess Pageants, Historical Displays and Re-enactments, Educational Activities, Kids Crafts, Vendors, Panning for REAL Gold, Buffalo Soldier Mounted Calvary Unit, Live Shoot Out in the Street by the Jackass Mail Run Association, Beer Garden/ Saloon, Old West Gaming Tables, Music, Food and more at this fundraiser for the Zalud House Museum produced by the City of Porterville. Rib Cook-Off begins at 7am  Main Street in Downtown Porterville, CA ci.porterville.ca.us  

QUINCY: Mountain Harvest Festival, 1-5 p.m. Fall colors of Plumas County and a celebration of rural community featuring a beer tasting with over 20 breweries, food, non-alcoholic beverages. Overnight camping available onsite at the Fairgrounds. Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairgrounds Rd. $10 admission or $35-50 beer pass, plumasarts.org 

REDONDO BEACH: Haunted House of Misfits Oct.15-31, 2021, South Bay Galleria 1815 Hawthorne Blvd. $15-20

REDWOOD CITY: ZOPPE Italian Family Circus October 11-November 3, 2019. Location: Red Morton Park, 1455 Madison Ave.  Cost: redwoodcity.org

REEDLEY: Reedley Fiesta and Parade, October 11-12, 2019.  Annual Reedley Fiesta Parade on Saturday includes beautiful pageantry and tradition of unique floats, custom automobiles, high-stepping equestrians and spirited marching bands down G Street at 10 a.m. This year's parade theme is Once upon a time. The Valley's Biggest, Small Town Celebration moves over to Pioneer Park for two days of carnival rides, vendor booths, entertainment and fun. Pioneer Park, Reedley, CA 93654,  4 p.m. to 10 p.m.   Friday | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Frog Jump begins on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in front of the Police Department.  reedleychamberofcommerce.com

RICHMOND: Floating Pumpkin Patch October 12, 2019

RIVERBANK: Riverbank Cheese & Wine Exposition, October 12-13, 2019 The Riverbank Rotary Club invites you to enjoy the many offerings of more than 200 arts & crafts, antiques and food vendors. Free admission, tasting ticket, riverbankcheeseandwine.org

ROCKLIN:  Rocklin Mini Maker Faire  October 12, 2019, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sierra College. Maker Faire is a venue to show hobbies, experiments, and projects. Location: 5100 Sierra College Blvd, Rocklin, CA 95677 Cost: Free Admission, rocklin.ca.us/ event/rocklin-mini-maker-faire-0 

ROSEMEAD: Fall Fiesta, 4-9 p.m. 4343 Encinita Ave. Join the festivities! This year’s activities include family friendly interactive & live Laser Tag games, Video Game Truck (play against your friends), Rock Climbing Wall, Food & Craft vendors, Face Painting, Moon Bounce area and an Arts & Craft area. Free admission, cityofrosemead.org

SACRAMENTO: Aftershock Music Festival October 11-13, 2019 at Discovery Park $85-up, aftershockconcert.com

SACRAMENTO: Turn Verein Oktoberfest October 11-12, 2019

SACRAMENTO: Acorn Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Join Diana  Almendariz, Maidu/Wintu for traditional acorn processing. State Indian Museum 2618 K Street Sacramento, CA 95816 Free, public invited, cihcfoundation.org | pow wow

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Bent October 11-13, 2019 at Crest Theatre. siglff.org

SACRAMENTO:  California State Railroad Museum Spookomotive Train Rides October 5-27, 2019. $tickets, californiarailroad.museum | trains

SACRAMENTO: Old Sacramento Ghost Tours October 11-26, 2019. Fridays & Saturdays. Book your tour early -- they sell out.

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Halloween Ultimate Terror Scream Park and Spookomotive Train

SAN BERNARDINO: San Manuel Pow Wow October 11-13, 2019. Cal State University, San Bernardino 5500 University Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA sanmanuel-nsn.gov or socalpowwow.com | pow wow

SAN CARLOS: Art & Wine Faire October 12-13, 2019. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fine Arts & Crafts,  food, beverages, bands and entertainment on Laurel Street & San Carlos Avenue. No pets.
Free admission, pacificfinearts.com

SAN DIEGO: Taste of North Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 40 food tastes from San Diego’s best restaurants. However, this event isn’t just for foodies. For those looking to enjoy some hops while they walk, you can sip on the regions best craft beer. 15 craft brewers convene in North Park for the day to offer 4 ounce samples of their best releases as well as distinctively created non-alcoholic beverages. All of this taste sensation is enhanced by the exploration of the vibrant neighborhood of North Park that awaits you on your self-guided tour. All ticket holders must check in at 3725 30th Street to receive their ticket and wrist band. No tastes will be available without first redeeming your ticket at our check-in location. $20-50, northparkmainstreet.com

SAN DIEGO: Ocean Beach Oktoberfest October 11-12, 2019
Newport Avenue  San Diego, CA oboktoberfest.com

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo  HalGLOWeen Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27, 2019, 6-9 p.m. Location: 2920 Zoo Drive $, sandiegozoo.org | zoos

SAN DIEGO: Latin American Art Fair October 12-13, 2019 at Bread & Salt in San Diego's Barrio Logan. Fine arts exhibition showcasing the works of 50 local and international Latin American artists. Free, latinamericanartfairSD.com.

SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld Spooktacular   Included with park admission,  SeaWorld San Diego 500 Sea World Drive San Diego, CA 92109 seaworld.com/san-diego

SAN FRANCISCO: Fleet Week October 6-14, 2019.  Ship Tours, High School Band Challenge. fleetweeksf.org

SAN FRANCISCO: K9 Heroes Bark in the Park. A Fleet Week celebration of K-9 Heroes! Demonstrations include dogs trained in urban search and rescue, detection and more. Learn why these K-9's are heroes to so many!   Duboce Park, San Francisco, CA
fleetweeksf.org/k-9-heroes-bark-at-the-park/

SAN FRANCISCO: Haunted Haight Walking Tour. hauntedhaight.com  

SAN FRANCISCO: Into the Dark at San Francisco Mint, October 10-November 10, 2019

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Unhinged September 6-November 2, 2019. $, winchesterunhinged.com

SAN JOSE: San Jose Halloween Pumpkins in the Park. Guadalupe River Conservancy Pumpkins in the Park Discovery Meadow. Free, grpg.org

SAN LEANDRO: Fear Overload through November 3, 2019. 2 terror experiences with one ticket at Bayfair Center.

SAN MARTIN: Calabash Gourd Festival October 12-13, 2019.  Event also includes California Gourd Society California Bay Area Gourd Competition. Hosted by the Calabash Club of Silicon Valley. Location: Uesugi Farms 14485 Monterey Road morganhillpumpkins.com | gourdfest.com

SAN RAFAEL: Mill Valley Film Festival October 3-13, 2019. mvff.com | film

SANTA BARBARA: Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival  October 12, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Festival-goers meet local fishermen and enjoy fresh lobster, crab, prawns, and other local-caught seafood.  Santa Barbara Main Harbor 132-Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA Free, HarborFestival.org

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Haunt. Location: 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA. Cost: $tickets, cagreatamerica.com

SANTA CLARITA October 12, 2019, 1 p.m. Annual Rubber Ducky Festival usually held at Bridgeport Park Santa Clarita, CA Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers duckrace.com

SANTA CRUZ: Glow, a Festival of Fire & Light at the Art & History Museum

SANTA MONICA: theMOVEMENT, 3-5 p.m. at Christine Emerson Reed Park. Open-format dance party teaches new dance steps with  instructors, DJ's spin and dancers show off their rhythmic tricks. All levels and styles are welcome. Location: 1133 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90403 Free, unfamousfest.com

SANTA PAULA: Ghost Walking Tour

SANTA ROSA: Italian County Harvest Party, 5 p.m.  D'Argenzio Winery & Tasting Room  1301 Cleveland Avenue  dargenziowine.com - may sell out. | stomps

SANTA ROSA: Blind Scream Haunted House October 11-31, 2019

SILVERADO: Country Fair & Folk Festival October 12-13, 2019  Saturday Night Music Fest till' 10 p.m. Silverado Community Center 27641 Silverado Canyon Rd. $10, silveradocountryfair.org

THOUSAND OAKS: Reign of Terror

TURLOCK: Turlock Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze thru October 31, 2021 at RAM Farms Free, ramfarms.com

UNIVERSAL CITY: Halloween Horror Nights  Location: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, halloweenhorrornights.com

VALLEJO: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1001 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA. sixflags.com

VALLEY CENTER: Scarecrow Contest at Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd. $5 parking, free admission,
batesnutfarm.biz

VENTURA: Seaside Highland Games October 12-13, 2019. Ventura County Fairgrounds 10 W Harbor Blvd. seaside-games.com | Scot

WALNUT CREEK: Contra Costa Crystal Fair October 12-13, 2019.  Walnut Creek The Pacific Crystal Guild offers a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, gems, jewelry and metaphysical healing tools. Thousands of items available at excellent prices,     massages,  aura & psychic reading available. Location: Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive at Broadway Walnut Creek Hours: Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  $12, crystalfair.com

WEAVERVILLE: Trinity River  Salmon Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fishing demonstrations, salmon tent, activities, food, craft vendors and more. | salmon

WEST SACRAMENTO: Sacramento River Train Pumpkin Train October 5-27, 2019. sacramentorivertrain.com | trains

Past Events

BAKERSFIELD: Boo at the Zoo October 19-20, 2019 CALM Zoo, 10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy. $10, calmzoo.org | zoos

BAKERSFIELD: Old Time Peddler's Faire  October 18-20, 2019 $parking,  oldtimepeddlersfaire.com

BORREGO SPRINGS: Borrego Days Desert Festival October 18-20, 2019. Annual event includes Saturday morning parade through town on Palm Canyon Drive at 10 a.m. with lively marching bands, floats, decorated golf carts, equestrian groups and more! Festival takes place at Christmas Circle Park.  Cost: Free. borregospringschamber.com

BUENA PARK: Silverado Days Festival  October 18-20, 2019. Peak Park 7225 El Dorado Dr. Buena Park, CA silveradodays.com

BURBANK: Rotten Apple. Donations support animal shelter.

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
$40, sierraoro.org

COSTA MESA: Scarecrow Festival October 19-20, 2019
costamesaca.gov/scarecrow

CARSON: Los Angeles Printers Fair October 19-20, 2019 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Past Event! LA Printers Fair is a two-day celebration of letterpress and the book arts in Carson, CA.   Location: International Printing Museum, 315 W. Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745. $/Admission and age 12 & under, printmuseum.org

CHERRY VALLEY: Olive Festival October 18-20, 2019 and October 25-27, 2019, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $, hsresort.com | olives

COSTA MESA: OC Japan Fair October 18-20, 2019 at Orange County Fairgrounds. Experience Japanese traditions, culinary culture with over 90 booths and 30,000 visitors. FOOD: Sushi, Ramen, Takoyaki, Yakisoba, Okonomi-yaki, and more | ANIME: Anime, J pop, maid cafe of Akihabara, and Cosplay show live Oct.19. | CULTURE: Sake tasting, Shodo calligraphy, kimono, Origami, Taiko drum, and Awa Odori dance. | PERFORMANCES: Misono, Ai Haruna, Yuna Ito, Eden Kai, and more. Time: 10/18 5-11p, 10/19 12-10p, 10/20 10a-5p. Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626 Ticket: $8, oc-japanfair.com (6 & under, over age 65 free.)

DALY CITY: PRCA Rodeo October 18-19, 2019 at Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave.  grandnationalrodeo.com | flyingurodeo.com | rodeos

DEL MAR: The Scream Zone at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. thescreamzone.com | haunts

FELTON: Thomas & Percy's Halloween Party roaringcamp.com

FILMORE: Fillmore & Western Railway Zombie Hunter $22-55, fwry.com

HALF MOON BAY: Art & Pumpkin Festival October 19-20, 2019

HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire at Casa de Fruta 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy Hollister, CA  norcalrenfaire.com

HOLLYWOOD: Animation Is Film October 18-20, 2019
The Festival will present a highly selective showcase of the best animated films from around the world, plus red carpet, filmmaker Q&As, special events, receptions, and both juried and audience awards.  Tickets: animationisfilm.com

PASO ROBLES: Harvest Wine Weekend October 18-20, 2019 Winemaker dinners, ceremonial grape stomps, barrel tastings, artisanal food pairings, live music and so much more! pasowine.com

PISMO BEACH: Clam Festival October 18-20, 2019
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.

REDWOOD CITY: ZOPPE Italian Family Circus October 11-November 3, 2019. Location: Red Morton Park, 1455 Madison Ave.  Cost: redwoodcity.org

SACRAMENTO: Old Sacramento Ghost Tours

SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld Spooktacular   Included with park admission,  SeaWorld San Diego 500 Sea World Drive San Diego, CA 92109 seaworld.com/san-diego

SANTA BARBARA: Boo at the Zoo Oct. 18-20, 2019 at Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive. Tickets: child, parking, sbzoo.org

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Haunt. Location: 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA. Cost: $tickets, cagreatamerica.com

SANTA PAULA: Ghost Walking Tour

SANTA YNEZ: Sideways Fest October 18-20, 2019. $tickets, sidewaysfest.com

SPRINGVILLE: Springville Apple Festival October 19-20, 2019. The annual event will include entertainment, crafts, the Apple Run, a mountain bike race, and apples! springvilleapplefestival.com

UKIAH: Scarecrow City at Ukiah Pumpkin Festival October 19-20, 2019 Ukiah, CA cityofukiah.com

UNIVERSAL CITY: Halloween Horror Nights  Location: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, halloweenhorrornights.com

VACAVILLE: Solano County Home & Garden Show October 19-20, 2019. Enjoy Arts & Craft exhibitors, Home Improvement exhibitors, Jewelry exhibitors, food exhibitors and much more. There will be a pooch parade, kids costume parade and a Wine & Food pairing with local restaurants providing food samples from the old Nut Tree restaurant menu.  Where: 1661 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville, CA 95688 at the Nut Tree Family Fun Park.  solanohomeshow.com

VALLEJO: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1001 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA. sixflags.com

WEST SACRAMENTO: Sacramento River Train Pumpkin Train October 5-27, 2019. sacramentorivertrain.com | trains

 

Past Events

ALAMEDA: Pirates of Emerson Alameda October 5-31, Past Event! Held at Alameda County Fairgrounds select nights in October, this Halloween attraction includes great costumes and acting.

ALAMEDA: USS Hornet Special Halloween. Halloween themed overnighter includes sleeping in the restored berthing compartments where the Hornet crew slept. uss-hornet.org

ANGELS CAMP: Mark Twain Festival October 20, Past Event!
angelscampbusiness.com Mark Twain Festival goldrush-header The annual Mark Twain Festival (formerly known as Gold Rush Day) in downtown Angels Camp celebrates the 151st anniversary of Mark Twain's visit to Angels Camp and the writing of The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.

APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31, Past Event! 7-10 p.m. 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission, allsaintsasylum.com

AUBURN: Sierra Native Alliance Big Time Pow Wow, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Gold Country Fair 1273 High Street Auburn, CA 95604 Free, sierranativealliance.org | pow wow

AUBURN: Auburn Community Festival & Scarecrow Contest. Pumpkin weighing, Scarecrow Contest judging, Costume Contest and  Costume Parade. Location: Recreation Park, 123 Recreation Dr. Free, auburnrec.com

AUBURN: Pumpkin Nights October 17-November 4, Past Event! at Gold Country Fairgrounds 273 High St.  Auburn, CA. October 17-30, Past Event! and November 1-4, Past Event! 5:30-10 p.m. approx. Tickets: age 60+ &  4-12 years. PumpkinNights.com

AVALON: Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival October 11-14, Past Event! and October 18-21, Past Event! jazztrax.com

BAKERSFIELD: Via Arte Italian Street Painting Festival October 20-21, Past Event! Opens after 7 a.m.
Marketplace, Corner of Ming Avenue and Haggin Oaks Boulevard- Bakersfield, CA - Free event, must apply for art participation and be accepted, see: viaartebakersfield.com

BAKERSFIELD: Old Time Peddler's Faire  October 19-21, Past Event! Show Hours: Friday 12- Saturday 10 a.m.- Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost Free 12 and under with adult admission, $parking,  oldtimepeddlersfaire.com

BELMONT SHORE: Art Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: 2nd Street

BELVEDERE: Boo Bash Trick or Treat and Halloween movie

BEVERLY HILLS: Beverly Hills artSHOW October 20-21, Past Event! 10 a.m.-5 p.m.For over 45 years the City of Beverly Hills has hosted a bi-annual art show featuring 200 world class artists selling sculpture, painting, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawing and printmaking. See artistic demonstrations, musical performances, children and family art projects, fine cuisine, popular food trucks and a beer and wine garden under the trees. Location: Beverly Gardens Park, Santa Monica Boulevard (4 city blocks between Rodeo Drive and Rexford Drive)   beverlyhills.org/artshow   

BISHOP: Chocolate Art Walk October 20, Past Event! 3-8 p.m. Local art scene: Free maps to explore exhibits, live music and a generous supply of free unique chocolate treats at every location, bishopvisitor.com

BORREGO SPRINGS: Borrego Days Desert Festival October 19-21, Past Event! Annual event includes Saturday morning parade through town on Palm Canyon Drive at 10 a.m. with lively marching bands, floats, decorated golf carts, equestrian groups and more! Festival takes place at Christmas Circle Park.  Cost: Free. borregospringschamber.com

BRENTWOOD: Scarecrows in the Park Brentwood City Park  

BUENA PARK: Silverado Days Festival  October 19-21, Past Event! Peak Park 7225 El Dorado Dr. Buena Park, CA  silveradodays.com

BURBANK: Flickers from the Silver Scream with horror host Gaelen Wilkes. 4 films to see 4 free!   Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1913), Are Crooks Dishonest (1918), Do Detectives Think (1927), and Skeleton in the Closet (1936). Location: Burbank Historical Society 115 N. Lomita Burbank, CA 91506. Free, burbankhistoricalsoc.org

BURBANK: Rotten Apple 907 Haunted House, 7-10 p.m. Free but donations requested, rottenapple907.com

BURBANK: Burbank Beer Festival and Street Fair, 12- Downtown Burbank massive beer fest returns to beautiful Downtown Burbank TWO sessions of Craft Beer to choose from! ​ Session 1: Noon-3pm OR Session 2: 4pm-7pm. 201 N. San Fernando Blvd. North San Fernando Blvd., between Magnolia Blvd. & Angeleno Ave.  $55, BurbankBeerFestival.com

CALABASAS: Calabasas Pumpkin Festival October 20-21, Past Event! 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Juan Bautista de Anza Park 3701 Lost Hills Rd. Calabasas, CA calabasaspumpkinfestival.com

CALABASAS: Nights Of The Jack  October 17-November 4, Past Event! 6-11 p.m. The event occurs at night beginning at dusk. Tickets are sold in 30-minute intervals. Advanced ticket purchase is required. King Gillette Ranch 26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302 age 4-12 years, Free 3 years & under, nightsofthejack.com

CAMPBELL: Campbell Con October 20, Past Event! West Valley College Campbell, CA campbellcon.com | cons

CAMPBELL: Campbell Oktoberfest October 20-21, Past Event! 10 a.m. Free admission,  campbelloktoberfest.com

CAPAY: Pumpkin Patch Farm Tour October 20-21, Past Event! 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and home delivery service that provides fresh, local, organic produce to customers' doorsteps invites the public to its farm. Tour admission is age 12 and under free. Location: Capay Organic/Farm Fresh to You, 23804 State Hwy 16. Free admission, farmfreshtoyou.com

CARLSBAD: Pumpkin Plunge, 5-9 p.m. Alga Norte Aquatic Center 6565 Alicante Rd. person, pre-registration a must, carlsbadca.gov

CARLSBAD: Legoland California Brick or Treat  LEGOLAND California   One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008   , legoland.com

CITRUS HEIGHTS: Howl-O-Ween Parade & Harvest Fest, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Rusch Park citrusheights.net  | dogs

CORONA: Chocolate, Wine and Jazz Festival October 20, Past Event! 5-9 p.m. City Hall South Lawn, 400 S. Vicentia. sicorona.org

CORONA: Coffin Creek Haunted House October 5-31, Past Event! coffincreek.com | haunts

COSTA MESA: OC Japan Fair October 19-21, Past Event! Orange County Fair & Event Center 88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, California 92626. , oc-japanfair.com

COSTA MESA: Scarecrow Festival October 20-21, Past Event! Goathill Junction, Fairview Park. costamesaca.gov

DANA POINT: Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Location: 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive charged, dohenystatebeach.org

DANA POINT: Woofstock, 12-4 p.m. People & Paws for our State Parks Doheny State Beach Grass area Dana Point, CA dohenystatebeach.org/event-items/woofstock/ Woofstock - People & Paws for our State Parks Overview $participation fee, fundraise

DANVILLE: Fall Craft Festival October 20-21, Past Event! 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Kids Costume Parade October 20, Past Event! 10 a.m. Free, danvillefallfest.com 

DAVIS: Davis Craft Fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Central Park, C & 3rd Streets, Davis, CA. Art, Crafts, Vintage, Up-cycled, and Handcrafted, with the finest artisans in Davis, including instructors from the UC Davis Craft Center.  Free, daviscraftandvintagefair.com

DEL MAR: Art San Diego, Oct0ber 19-21, Past Event! at Del Mar Fairgrounds, Wyland Center, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA. Cost: Free Admission Oct.19, 1-5:30 p.m. and weekend dates: Oct. 20, 12-8 p.m. | Oct. 21, Past Event! 12-5 p.m., art-sandiego.com | art

DEL MAR: The Scream Zone September 28-31, Past Event! at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. thescreamzone.com | haunts

DIXON: Dixon Beer Fest Held in Downtown Dixon
downtowndixon.com

ELK GROVE: Pool of Pumpkins, 1 p.m. Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex 9014 Bruceville Road Elk Grove, CA 95758 No entrance fee wristband to pick a pumpkin Pre-registration not required  (916) 405-5600 yourcsd.com/397/Pool-of-Pumpkins

FAIRFIELD: Bobbing Pumpkin Patch at City Pool

FELTON: Thomas & Percy's Halloween Party roaringcamp.com

FONTANA: Howloween Howl at Jessie Turner Center
15556 Summit Ave. Free, fontana.org

FORT BRAGG: Haunted Hall of Horrors October 19-20, Past Event! October 26-27, Past Event! 6-10 p.m.  $

FRESNO: ZooBoo October 19-27, Past Event! 5-8 p.m. at Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Location: 894 W. Belmont Ave. Fresno, CA 93728 fresnochaffeezoo.org buy tickets early, may sell out

FRESNO: Bully Boo Walk, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Vendors from around the community, a doggy costume contest with celebrity guest judges! Woodward Park 7775 Friant Rd. Fresno, CA Admission: $15 registration, $5 park admission per vehicle, fresnobullyrescue.org

FULLERTON: Sinister Pointe Haunted House, September 28-October 20, Past Event! sinisterpointe.com | haunts

GILROY: Downtown Halloween Beer Crawl, 2-6 p.m. The Halloween Beer Crawl in Downtown Gilroy includes pour stations featuring great craft beer for the over-21 crowd the weekend before Halloween. Costumes are highly encouraged.  $54-37.79, gilroywelcomecenter.org | eventbrite.com

GLENDORA: Pumpkin Festival in Centennial Heritage Park, ci.glendora.ca.us

HALF MOON BAY: Coastside Brewfest, 1-5 p.m. Live music, food  in the house.  Space is limited. The best breweries in the Bay Area offer tastes of their favorite beers.  $39, hmbbrewingco.com

HAYWARD: Unhaunted House & Carnival October 19-20, Past Event!    haywardrec.org

HOLLYWOOD: Animation Is Film October 19-21, Past Event!
The Festival will present a highly selective showcase of the best animated films from around the world, plus red carpet, filmmaker Q&As, special events, receptions, and both juried and audience awards.  Tickets: animationisfilm.com

IRVINE: Boot Hill at 16 Goldenrod. Admission is free, donations go to CHOC, legendofboothill.com

KERNVILLE: Rockin' River Beer & Music Includes river setting, bands Stoneflys and Lonely Avenue. Food sold but beer sampling is included with ticket admission. kernvillebeerfest.com

LAKE ELSINORE: Field of Screams the Haunted Stadium Location: The Diamond 500 Diamond Drive Lake Elsinore, CA 92530 $25, hauntedstadium.com

LAKEWOOD: Lollipop Lane craft boutique, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  There are three rooms and outdoor space with over 115 vendors selling handmade craft and gift items including Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and country crafts. Free parking and admission. lakewoodcity.org

LANCASTER: Los Angeles County Air Show October 18-20, 2019
William J. Fox Airport. $, lacountyairshow.com

LONG BEACH: Zombie Festival October 19-21, Past Event! Return of the Zombie Walk, free Zombie make-up, live music and lots of family fun.

LONG BEACH: Aquarium of the Pacific's Annual Sea Fare October 20, Past Event! 7-11 p.m. Tastes from over 25 local food and beverage providers, an open bar, live and silent auctions, the popular Go Fish opportunity game, great music, entertainment, and dancing with the fish. Location: 100 Aquarium Way aquariumofpacific.org

LOS ANGELES: Taste of Soul, 10 a.m. -   Crenshaw Blvd (near intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.) between Stocker and Rodeo Rd. Los Angeles, CA. Free admission, tasteofsoul.org

LOS ANGELES: Haunted Theatre Attraction! Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre October 5-November 3, Past Event! Holy Smokes! Urban Death: Tour Of Terror Haunts Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group in North Hollywood annual Halloween spectacle.

LOS ANGELES: LA Zoo Trick or Treat October 20-21, Past Event! and October 27-28, Past Event! Trick-or-treating Los Angeles Zoo 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles, CA lazoo.org | zoos

LOS MOLINOS / DAIRYVILLE: Dairyville Orchard Festival October 20, Past Event! 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lassen View School Los Molinos, CA  dairyvillefestival.org

HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire September 15-October 21, Past Event! Casa de Fruta 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy Hollister, CA  Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. norcalrenfaire.com

HOPLAND: Hopland Harvest Days October 20, Past Event! 11 a.m-4 p.m. Brutocao Cellars, destinationhopland.com

IRVINE: American Parkinson Disease Association West Coast Parkinson's Educational Forum October 20-21, Past Event! Location: Irvine Marriott, Irvine, CA. Registration: apdaparkinson.org/westcoastforum/

LA VERNE: La Verne Children's Halloween Parade, 10 a.m. at Parade Heritage Plaza ci.la-verne.ca.us

LONG BEACH: Dark Harbor at Queen Mary September 27-November 2, Past Event! Feast Maze, Deadrise, Circus Big Top Terror and Lullaby are among the many mazes and haunts at an authentic, haunted ship. 

LOS ANGELES: Haute Dog Runway Show, 4-8 p.m. Celebrities, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, a doggie runway fashion show with celebrity judges, amazing auction items and surprises! Cheer on your favorite dogs on the catwalk, Skirball Cultural Center 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd $175-up, cci.org

MENLO PARK: Farm Dinners at Madera, 6:30 p.m. Heirloom Organics based in Hollister specializes in growing  select vegetables, fruits and crops with uniquely memorable tastes and standout quality. Reservations: (650) 561-1528. Location: Rosewood Sand Hill 2825 Sand Hill Road, maderasandhill.com

MODESTO: Dia de Los Muertos Celebration, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at 1010 10th Street Plaza, Downtown Modesto, CA 95354 Free Admission, facebook.com/ddlmmodesto.org

NORWALK: Halloween Parade and Costume Contest  Produced by City of Norwalk Recreation Dep't.

OAKDALE: Sconza Factory Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Crafting fine chocolates and candies since 1939, three generations of candy makers have created unique confections that make great gifts. Location: 1400 S. Yosemite Ave. sconza.com

OAKLAND: Paws & Claws Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest, 2-5 p.m. meets in front of host Paws & Claws in the Dimond District to parade thru the business district collecting treats.  pawsnclawsoakland.com | dogs

OJAI: Ojai Day. Community celebration and street fair takes place in downtown Ojai. The free, family event includes family friendly activities on Ojai Avenue which is closed for the event and in Libbey Park. Downtown - Ojai, CA. ojaiday.com

ONTARIO: Chaffey Field Tournament at Chaffey High School Graber Stadium 1245 North Euclid Avenue Ontario, CA 91762 scsboa.org

ORANGE: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch September 14-October 31, 2019. Pumpkin Patch and fun activities for kids and their families, irvineparkrailroad.com

OXNARD: Fiesta Noche de Recuerdos Fundraiser at Carnegie Art Museum carnegieam.org| day of dead

PASO ROBLES: Opolo Grape Stomp, October 19-20, Past Event! Opolo Vineyards, 7110 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, CA   approx., opolo.com | stomps

PASO ROBLES: The Fishing Pig Party October 20, Past Event! 5-8:30 p.m.   Robert Hall Winery  3443 Mill Road  reservations required: roberthallwinery.com

PESCADERO: Work Day & Barn Dance, 1-10 p.m. Work Day Begins at 1 p.m.  Tour Begins at 4 p.m. and costs Potluck Begins at 6 p.m.The barn dance 7-10 p.m. is Pie Ranch,
2080 Cabrillo Hwy. pieranch.org

PLEASANTON: Floating Pumpkin Patch $50 spectator | admission includes pumpkin. Pre-registration required  pleasantonaquaticcenter.com

PORTOLA: Pumpkin Patch Express October 20, 21, 27 & 28, Past Event! at Western Pacific Railroad Museum wplives.org 

RANCHO BERNARDO: Rancho BEERnardo Festival, 2-5 pm
Webb Park 16826 Bernardo Center Drive San Diego, 92128
age 21+, ranchobeernardofestival.com

REDWOOD CITY: Halloween Spooktakular, 12-3 p.m. Red Morton Community Center. child, suitable for up to age 10, redwoodcity.org

RIPON: Main Street Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 33rd Annual Main Street Day hosted by Ripon Chamber of Commerce. Bring your family and friends to historic downtown Ripon and enjoy a pancake breakfast, car show, family fun color run, vendors, great food, music, family fun, and kid activities! riponchamber.org

ROHNERT PARK: Pumpkin Splash, 1-4 p.m. Honeybee Pool  rpcity.org

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES: Hilltop Hoedown Country Music Fest, 2:30-10:30 p.m. Featuring top country acts: Jerrod Niemann  | Hannah Ellis | Lonestar | Boomer McLennan line dancing. Fun, festival atmosphere features food, drinks, games and an After Party. Location: Norris Theatre 27570 Norris Center Drive Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 310-544-0403, ext. 221 or palosverdesperformingarts.com

SAINT HELENA: Pet Parade, 9:30 -11 a.m. at St. Helena Harvest Festival  cityofsthelena.org | dogs

SAN DIEGO: South Park Walksbout, 6-10 p.m. Free, includes a Costume Contest -- Post yourself wearing a Halloween costume during Walkabout on your Instagram and tag @southparksandiego for a chance to win local merchants gift cert. Location: Fern Street and surrounding streets between University and Beech St. southparksd.com

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo  HalGLOWeen Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27, 2019, 6-9 p.m. Location: 2920 Zoo Drive $, sandiegozoo.org | zoos

SAN FRANCISCO: Wharf Fest Chowder Competition, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Chowder Competition & Tastings at Fisherman's Wharf 100 Jefferson St. Free admission, $45 tasting, visitfishermanswharf.com

SAN FRANCISCO: Potrero Hill Festival. Experience the flavor of the Potrero community, featuring local food vendors and chefs, artists, musicians, historians, homegrown entertainment and much more. Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: 20th Street between Wisconsin and Missouri Streets, San Francisco, CA. potrerofestival.com

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Halloween Candlelight Tours. One of America's most unique mansions constructed by the superstitious heiress to the Winchester fortune includes mysteries that remain long after Sarah Winchester left this plain of existence.  Tickets sell out! $50-51.50 general admission. 

SAN JOSE: Day of the Dead at St. James Park

SAN JOSE: Happy Hollow Zoo Howloween Sleepover October 20, Past Event! special fee and info, see website: hhpz.org | zoos

SAN LUIS OBISPO: SUCCULENTOPIA! sales event Friday October 19, Past Event! 12-6 p.m. and Saturday October 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Succulents are critical to local landscapes in a water-challenged area - and will be sold in 4 pots from $50 to larger dish gardens of color-coordinated plants at More than 125 varieties offered! Proceeds will stay within our program, allowing us to continue to hire student employees to work in Horticulture. Location: Horticulture Unit (Bldg #48) at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA. (805) 756-1106

SANTA ANA: Boo at the Zoo October 20, 21, 27 & 28, Past Event! 5:30 - 8 p.m. Santa Ana, Prentice Park Zoo 1801 East Chestnut Avenue. santaanazoo.org/boo.htm  | zoos

SANTA CLARITA: Underwater Pumpkin Carving and Spooky Family Fair,  SCSC Aquatic Center 
santa-clarita.com

SANTA CRUZ: Glow, A Festival of Fire and Light at Museum of Art & History 

SANTA CRUZ: Heritage Harvest Festival. Draft horse demonstrations, wagon ride, harvest and decorate pumpkins, live music at historic ranch. Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Free. parking fee. Location: Wilder Ranch State Park, Two miles north on Hwy. 1 Santa Cruz, CA, thatsmypark.org

SANTA FE SPRINGS: Dia de Los Muertos Sugar Skull Workshop, 1-6 p.m. Heritage Park

SANTA BARBARA: Beer Festival. Phenomenal brews, food, and tunes. Beautiful Elings Park for an afternoon, sampling the best brewers in the west. Plus, your ticket purchase helps support two local Santa Barbara nonprofits, so you can feel good about it to boot. Live music. sbbeerfestival.com

SANTA BARBARA: Spooky Zoo 2021 October 11-31, 2021, offers 21 days of fun, Halloween themed activities. It's the perfect way to celebrate this special season with the ones you love (monkeys, giraffes, lions & tigers, of course!

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Haunt September 21-October 28, Past Event! Location: 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA. Cost: cagreatamerica.com

SANTA CLARITA: Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest, 6 p.m.  SCSC Aquatic Center  20850 Centre Pointe Parkway  santa-clarita.com

SANTA MONICA: WestEdge Design Fair October 18-21, Past Event! See the best in modern design, and shop from 200 premium design brands ranging from furniture and lighting to kitchen and bath, and meet the designers behind the inspiring products. westedgedesignfair.com Location:The Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave Santa Monica, CA 90405

SANTA MONICA: Out of the Darkness Community Walk, 10 a.m. at Santa Monica Pier. Three-mile walk while raises much-needed funds to fight suicide and support those touched by suicide in our community. The event includes speakers, entertainment, remembrance activities, and a community resource fair.  There is no charge to participate. To register a team, participate as an individual, or volunteer, visit  afsp.org/lawalk

SANTA ROSA: Floating Pumpkin Patch, 1:30-6 p.m.
455 Ridgway Ave. Santa Rosa, CA (707) 543-3421 $fee

SEASIDE: Seaside Pumpkin Plunge October 20, Past Event!
All ages event

SOUTH PASADENA: South Pasadena Arts Crawl, 5-9 p.m.  Mission Street and adjacent blocks southpasadena.net

SUNOL: Cowboy Hootenanny - Sunol Regional Wilderness, Celebrate farming heritage, Apple cider, Music with the Polka Cowboys and Tom Lucas Bluegrass Band,  Dancing, Unique apple varieties, Old-Fashioned Games, and Hands on Ranching Activities. Cost: Event is free with a parking fee. Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Address: 1895 Geary Road, Sunol, CA.  ebparks.org

TWENTYNINE PALMS: Pioneer Days October 18-21, Past Event!  29chamber.org | cowboy

VENTURA: Dive-in Movie, 6-8 p.m. at Ventura Aquatic Center
901 S. Kimball Dr. $fee cityofventura.ca.gov

VISALIA: Hands in the Community Dinner and Auction Fundraiser, 6-9 p.m. at Visalia Convention Center. hnconline.org

WOODLAKE: Salsa Cook Off hosted by Dead Rat Saloon. Cook and compete or just eat. Judging begins at 5 p.m. at 19414 Avenue 344, Woodlake, CA. facebook.com/WoodlakeChamber

UKIAH: Country PumpkinFest  Mendocino Barkery Pet Contest, 2 p.m. in Downtown Ukiah
Free, cityofukiah.com

 

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