AGOURA HILLS: Reyes Adobe Days reyesadobedays.org
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.
AMADOR: Big Crush Harvest Wine Festival Weekend Oct. 1-3, 2021 showcases incomparable Amador Wine Country hospitality! Creative food & wine pairings, a variety of live music, and harvest activities, bigcrushamador.com
ANAHEIM: Oktoberfest weekends thru Oct. 24, 2021. Phoenix Club thephoenixclub.com
ANDERSON: Stillwater Pow Wow October 1-3, 2021. Redding Rancheria Shasta District Fair Grounds 1890 Briggs Street Anderson, Ca stillwaterpowwow.com admission approx., Free Parking | pow wow
ANTIOCH: Rivertown Fall Festival and BBQ Cook-off, celebrateantioch.org
APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission, allsaintsasylum.com
APPLE VALLEY: Howl-oween Dog Run 1K and 5K Fun Runs, 8-10 a.m.
ARCADIA: Oktoberfest at Santa Anita Race Trackside October 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2021. German food, beer, music, carnival and Thoroughbred racing all in one great experience. Santa Anita Park 285 W Huntington Drive $23-65, santaanita.com
ATASCADERO: Colony Days. Colony Days Parade 10 a.m. Annual Colony Days celebration includes nostalgic Tent City performances, fun contests, a special children's area, games, vendors, and food & drink booths in Sunken Gardens. Free admission, colonydays.org
BIG BEAR LAKE: Oktoberfest. Location: Big Bear Lake Convention Center, Big Bear Lake, CA. Tickets: bigbearevents.com
BISHOP: Owens Valley Fall Colors Car Show at Bishop City Park. One day only. Registration at park day of event only begins at 7 a.m. Cars 1974 and older welcome. Refacebook.com/ovcruisers
BUENA PARK: KNOTTS SCARY FARM: 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
CAMBRIA: Cambria Scarecrow Festival October 1-31, 2021
CARLSBAD: Rotary annual Oktoberfest at Strawberry Field Pumpkin Patch.
CARLSBAD: LEGOLAND BRICK OR TREAT Saturdays in October 2021.
CARMEL BY THE SEA: Carmel 57th Annual Sandcastle Contest theme: 60,000 Leagues Under the Sea at Carmel Beach Scenic, south of 10th ci.carmel.ca.us | sandcastles
CARPINTERIA: California Avocado Festival, October 2-3, 2021. avofest.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
DANVILLE: Blessing of the Animals at San Damiano Retreat | blessings
EL CAJON: Oktoberfest September 24-October 3, 2021. Presented by German American Societies of San Diego, public invited to attend one of San Diego's most popular events.
EL DORADO HILLS: Art Studio Tour October 2-3, 2021. Free art studio tour in the El Dorado Hills at 17 studio locations throughout El Dorado County and Folsom. Location: 2204 Rookery Pl El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 $free, eldoradohillsarts.com
ELK GROVE: Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival October 2-3, 2021, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Elk Grove Regional Park Free admission, $10 parking, yourcsd.com
EXETER: Christmas in October Boutique October 1-2, 2021, Friday 4-8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exeter Woman's Club Holiday Boutique is held at 201 N. Kaweah, Exeter, CA. exeterwomansclub.com
FAIRFIELD: Blessing of the Animals, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Noon at Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship. All pets welcome! Dogs must be on leash, cats must be in carriers, other pets must be under control Surprises throughout the Blessing! Location: 4177 Suisun Valley Road. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org (707) 631-4573 | blessings
FALLBROOK: Scarecrow Days October 1-31, 2021
FREMONT: Mission San Jose Chamber Olive Festival October 2-3, 2021. Free admission, msjchamber.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.
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
HOLLISTER: Swank Farms Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Trail of Lights September 18-October 31, 2021. swankfarms.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH: The Great Pacific Air Show October 1-3, 2021. pacificairshow.com
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Oktoberfest September 18-October 30, 2021, Saturdays and Sundays only. Free admission.
LAKEPORT: Falling Leaves 19th Annual Quilt Saturday Oct 2, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Oct. 3/2021 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 150+ quilts, Silent Auction, Theme Baskets, a Country Store, Vendors, an Opportunity Quilt Raffle and Drawing, and Demonstrations! Location Lake County Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St Lakeport, CA 95453 $10, llqg.org
LAKEPORT: Pumpkin & Dia de los Muertos Street Festival 11 a.m.-9 p.m. in Downtown Lakeport Free family fun: Ballet Folkloric dancers, children's crafts, corn hole tournament, petting zoo, kids' scarecrow contest, vendors. Food, beer and wine for sale plus a DJ, live music and street dance. Free, lakeportmainstreet.com Lakeport Main Street Association (707) 263-8843
LA MESA: Oktoberfest October 1-3, 2021 free admission in Downtown La Mesa.
LANCASTER: Bark at the Park & Pet Parade at Lancaster City Park, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. lancasterbarkatthepark.org
LANDERS: Morongo Basin Orchid Festival October 2-3, 2021. 10 a.m. at Gublers Orchids, 2200 Belfield Blvd. Greenhouse Tours, Judged Orchid Show, Orchid Classes, Music, Live Entertainment, Wine and Cheese Tasting, Food and Shopping. Free admission, gublers.com
LONG BEACH: LAWineFest Sat/Sun - Oct. 2/3, 2021 Sat: 2-6pm, Sun: 1-5pm at Harry Bridges Memorial Park (next to the Queen Mary) 1126 Queens Hwy, lawinefest.com
LOOMIS: Eggplant Festival and Parade
LOS GATOS: Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch October 1-3, 2021 Friday 5-7 p.m. Viewing Only - no sales; Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Los Gatos High School
MANHATTAN BEACH: Hometown Fair & Parade October 2-3, 2021. mbfair.org
MANTECA: Pumpkin Fair October 2-3, 2021 in downtown Manteca. mantecapumpkinfair.org
MANTON: Manton Apple Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Manton School, Manton, California 1st Saturday of October each year mantonapple.com Celebrating 27 years in 2019! | apples
MENIFEE: Dog Daze Canine Festival & Contest 9-11 a.m. Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District 7th annual Dog Daze Event at Aldergate Dog Park, 28688 Aldergate Dr. This event is free, gorecreation.org
MISSION VIEJO: Haunt of Halloween Outpost 13 Haunted Maze September 30-October 31, 2021, Thursday-Sunday, Kaleidoscope Mall. $, hauntofhalloween.com
MOORPARK: Moorpark Country Days Parade (10:30 a.m.) & Festival, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. On High Street. Vendors, food trucks, kids zone, free admission, moorparkca.gov | moorparkcountrydays.com
NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival October 2-3, 2021. Balboa Peninsula Park, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Packed with VIP events ranging from private chef dinners to yacht parties. $, newportwineandfood.com
OCEANSIDE: St. Francis Festival - Blessing of the Animals at historic Mission San Luis Rey, offers a day of fun, food and a Pet Costume Contest. | blessings
OROVILLE: Autoberfest is a car extravaganza with music, food, and concert at Feather Falls Casino.
PALO ALTO: Great Glass Pumpkin Patch October 2-3, 2021
PARADISE: Johnny Appleseed Days October 2-3, 2021 in Terry Ashe Park 6626 Skyway paradisechamber.com
PASADENA: Blessing of the Pets at All Saints Church allsaints-pas.org | blessings
PERRIS: Southern California Fair September 30- October 3, 2021 Perris, CA. socalfair.com | Sept. Fairs
PERRIS: Cruise & Care, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Southern California Railway Museum. The event includes a fun day of Rods & Rails plus a Health Fair produced by the City of Perris. Its annual car and motorcycle show, featuring classic cars from the 20s through the 70s and motorcycle classes from 1939 to the present includes entertainment for the whole family with music, health & fitness and the annual Potato Festival sponsored by the Perris Valley Historical and Museum Association. The park-like atmosphere of the 79-acre rail museum also features train & trolley rides offered (ticketed item.) Location: 2201 S. A St. Perris, California 92570. Free admission, socalrailway.org
QUINCY: Plumas Arts Celebrates 40 Years, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Dame Shirley Plaza. Music with 86 Proof band, food, camaraderie, and a fun collective mosaic project to help the community come together. $10, plumasarts.org
REDLANDS: Redlands Oktoberfest in Sylvan Park.
SAN BERNARDINO: Rendezvous back to Route 66 Car Show, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Annual Route 66 Rendezvous E Street to the West, 5th Street to the North, Arrowhead to the East and 2nd Street to the South. rendezvoustoroute66.com
SAN BERNARDINO: The Great Junk Hunt October 1-2, 2021. Vintage and home goods market is considered one of the top markets in the country. Hand-picked vendors sell farmhouse, industrial, vintage, vintage inspired, re-purposed, handmade and much more. Location: National Orange Show Event Center, 689 S E St, San Bernardino, CA 92408 thegreatjunkhunt.com
SAN CARLOS: Peninsula Oktoberfest at Hiller Aviation Museum $, hiller.org/event/oktoberfest/
SAN DIEGO: Pacific Beach Fest 11 a.m.-7 p.m. along the Boardwalk from Felspar to Thomas St. Event along the boardwalk starts with a beach volleyball tournament at 9 a.m. At 10 a.m. is the 5K Run and Shape Up Social (registration required to participate.) Shop Local | 5K Run | Music | Craft Beer | Kids Zone | Family Fun. The Festival is free and begins at 11 a.m. with live music, fish taco contest and beer & wine garden opening. Best of the Beach Fish Taco Contest is a competition of local restaurants. Visitors can buy $10 ticket to sample 5 fish tacos, then vote on favorite. Free, pacificbeachfest.org | beach
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 JOSE: Winchester Mystery House All Hallows' Eve Lost in the House & Jack O' Lantern Trail Sept.10-Oct.31, 2021. $, winchestermysteryhouse.com
SAN LUIS OBISPO: San Luis Obispo Reptile Expo October 2-3, 2021, 10 a.m. at Madonna Expo Center. Zoo Med Laboratories and Central Valley Reptile Expo have teamed up. See incredible pets and reptiles from all over the globe. $12, sloreptileexpo.com
SANTA CLARA: HALLOWEEN HAUNT at California's Great America. Pumpkin Fest by day and Halloween Haunt by night through October 31, 2021.
HERMOSA BEACH: Hermosa Harmony Festival, 2-9 p.m. from World of Sound Productions offers the first-ever silent beach festival where attendees enjoy an immersive experience of live music, DJs, and wellness experiences through high-fidelity headphones. Performers include Cubensis (Grateful Dead tribute band), Acoustic Graffiti (Led Zeppelin tribute band), Kat Hall, Barley, and Latchkey Kid. There will be 15+ DJs, including participation from Neon Beach LA, Ecstatic Dance LA, and Better Together Records. Wellness experiences include Shine Kids Dance, Yoga, meditation, breath work, and shamanic fitness. Non-alcoholic food and drink will be provided. Tickets: $45, $15 age 12 years & under. HermosaHarmonyFestival.com
SIERRA MADRE: Scarecrows on Display. creativeartsgroup.org
TUSTIN: Tustin Tiller Days October 1-3, 2021. Celebrate Tustin at the Saturday 10 a.m. parade, a main highlight of the three-day celebration of Tustin's farming heritage. Parade route: Main Street from Pacific to Prospect, left on Prospect to Beneta. Carnival & fest location: Columbus Tustin Park, 14712 Prospect Avenue. Hours: Friday 4-10 p.m. | Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Sunday 12-8 p.m. Free admission, tustinca.org
UNIVERSAL CITY: HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS: Universal Studios Hollywood scare 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.
VENTURA: Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show October 1-3, 2021,
Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring
non-perishables for donation to the local food
bank to help others and receive $2 off. Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA. $9; Age 62+ and military are $7; age 13-17 years $4; free age 12 and under, harvestfestival.com
VENTURA: Austin Bantam Society Annual Car Show 10 a.m.-3 p.m. A small but brilliant collection of the automobiles of the late 1930ís to early 1940ís created by the Bantam Company, American Austin and English Austin. Location: Ventura Harbor Village 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, CA 93001 Free to see, venturaharborvillage.com
WOODSIDE: Orchard Days at Filoli weekends through Oct.31.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.