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.
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: Alameda 17th Annual Teen Haunted House October 29, 30 & 31, 2021 South Shore Center
ALAMEDA: USS Hornet Monster Bash Saturday October 30, 2021, 4-11 p.m. USS Hornet Museum
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: Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade includes live entertainment, game booths, craft fair anaheimfallfestival.org
ANDERSON: Hawes Farms Screaming Haunt, 7 p.m. Location: 21923 Dersch Rd, Anderson, CA. $54, historichawesfarms.com $125, VIP Haunt Pass
ANTIOCH: Historic Rivertown Business District Halloween Trick or Treat celebrateantioch.org
ANTIOCH: Antioch Falloween October 28-29, 2021, 3:30pm-8:00pm Saturday, October 30 12:00pm-6:00pm at Antioch Water Park $5, antiochca.gov
APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission, allsaintsasylum.com
APPLE VALLEY: Apple Valley Parks & Recreation Trunk or Treat October 30, 2021, 5-7 p.m. Horsemen's Center
ATASCADERO: The Haunt - Grim Reaper's Scary Tale Part II thru Oct.31, 2021. $10-up, thehauntinatascadero.com
BISHOP: Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival and movie at Tri County Fairgrounds, Free, cityofbishop.com
BRENTWOOD: Home-Town Halloween October 30, 2021, 5 -8 p.m. Oak Street between 1st & 3rd St. Brentwood, CA (925) 925 634-3344 Free, brentwoodchamber.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
CALIFORNIA: Scarecrow Festivals October 1-31, 2021:
CAMBRIA: Salute to Scarecrows, a Starlit Celebration of Cambria, 6-8 p.m. Annual celebration of all things scarecrow in this whimsical night of music, wine, food and costumes (encouraged, but not required) on the beautiful grounds of the Cambria Nursery. Enjoy food tastings from: Cambria Pines Lodge, Linn's, Madeline's, Robin's Restaurant, and Moonstone Beach Bar and Grill plus wine, beer and hard cider tastings from: 927 Brewery, Bassetti Vineyards, Black Hand Cellars, Cutruzzola Vineyards, Cayucos Cellars, Daou Family Estates, Harmony Cellars, Moonstone Cellars, and Stolo Family Vineyards. There's live music, a fun raffle and costume judging, $40, cambriachamber.org
CAMPO: Pacific Southwest Railway Pumpkin Express Great Pumpkin Patch October 9-31, 2021 Reservations are not required but are encouraged, may sell out! | trains
CARLSBAD: LEGOLAND BRICK OR TREAT Saturdays in October 2021.
CARMEL: Carmel Bach Festival October 23-November 5, 2021 at multiple venues in Carmel by the Sea and surrounding cities. $25-up, approx. bachfestival.org
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
CHOWCHILLA: Halloween Movie and Costume Contest in Edward Ray Park 625 N. 15th Street, Free, cityofchowchilla.org
CORONA: Coffin Creek Crossroads Riverview Park. $15-70, coffincreek.com
CORONADO: Hotel Del Halloween on the Lawn, 3-7 p.m. Hotel Del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave. $150, hoteldel.com
COSTA MESA: Halloween Boo Ha Ha October 29-30, 2021 (a haunted Oktoberfest)
CULVER CITY: Fiesta La Ballona Friday October 29-Sunday October 31, 2021 fiestalaballona.org
DANA POINT: Spooky Treat Trolley at 4 parks features costume-clad city staff distributing candy to kds. danapoint.org
DIAMOND BAR: Diamond Bar Halloween Party October 30, 2021, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Pantera Park, cityofdiamondbar.com
DOWNEY: Day of the Dead Festival with Mariachi Divas in concerts 11 a.m.-8 p.m. downeytheatre.org
DUARTE: Halloween Howl Drive Through at Civic Center.
FALLBROOK Galaxy of Glass, September 18-October 24, 2021. 24th annual Galaxy of Glass Show features blown, cast, fused, slumped, and carved artworks by more than 20 regional glass artists. Shop the Gallery Glass Store with jewelry, tumblers, paperweights, perfumers and more. Open Daily. $6, Free to Active Military & Under 18. Location: 103 South Main at Alvarado, Fallbrook CA. fallbrookartcenter.org
FELTON: Roaring Camp Railroad Steam Train Harvest Festival Weekends October 9-31, 2021 | trains
FISH CAMP: Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Halloween Limited October 29-31, 2021, Highway 41 Fish Camp, CA. Reservations & tickets: ymsprr.com | trains
FOLSOM: Folsom Trick or Treat Festi-fall at Historic District, 1-4 p.m. Downtown Folsom Sutter Street 905 Leidersdorff
FORT BRAGG: Skunk Train Pumpkin Express October 2-31, 2021. Pick your starting point in Fort Bragg or Willits. skunktrain.com
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: Halloween Carnival at Finkbiner Park softball fields.
HOLLISTER: Swank Farms Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Trail of Lights September 18-October 31, 2021. swankfarms.com
HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood Forever Day of the Dead and Night of the Dead.
JAMESTOWN: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Harvest Haunt October 9-31, 2021. | trains
LAKE TAHOE: Freakers Ball Halloween Party at Lake Tahoe's MontBleu Resort. $10,000 Costume Contest! Location: 55 US Highway 50, Stateline, NV. $25-55, Ticketmaster.com (775) 586-2000
LOMITA: Lomita Halloween Carnival and Costume Contest October 30, 2021, 6-8 p.m. in Lomita Park, Free
LONG BEACH: Japanese Classic Car Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Marina Green Park, 386 E. Shoreline Dr., Long Beach, CA $, japaneseclassiccarshow.com
LOS ANGELES: Haunted Hayride in Griffith Park offers a lot more than a Halloween horror hayride, thankfully, for those who have asthma. Runs thru Oct.31, 2021
MISSION VIEJO: Haunt of Halloween Outpost 13 Haunted Maze September 30-October 31, 2021, Thursday-Sunday, Kaleidoscope Mall. $, hauntofhalloween.com
MONTCLAIR: Seussical Jr. presented by Inland Pacific Ballet Academy Studio Theater 7, 9061 Central Ave. 7 p.m. Children ticket holders can come in costume for a free Studio Trick or Treat with cast members after performance. $15-25, ipballet.org
MOUNTAIN VIEW: Monster Bash October 30, 2021, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rengstorff Park mountainview.gov
NAPA: Hometown Halloween Party downtown trick or treating for kids.
NAPA: Napa Harvest Festival at Connolly Ranch Education Center 3141 Browns Valley Road. $5-20, connollyranch.org
NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Halloween Spooktacular, 3 p.m.-Dusk at Mariners Park. Free, newportbeachca.gov
NORTH HOLLYWOOD: Zombie Joe's Haunted Theatre October 1 -November 1, 2021 at ZJU Theatre Group 4850 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 $20-25, UrbanDeath.com
OAKLAND: Children's Fairyland Halloween Jam, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. 699 Bellevue Ave. Oakland, CA 94610 fairyland.org $, fairyland.org
OCEANSIDE: Ironman 70.3 Oceanside consists of 1.2 mile swim in the Pacific Ocean, 56 mile bike loop through Camp Pendleton, and 13.1 mile run. Cheer on the athletes all day as they complete this intense course. Location: Oceanside Pier, 301 The Strand N Oceanside, CA. ironman.com/im703-oceanside
OJAI: Ojai Storytelling Festival October 28-31, 2021. Libbey Bowl and venues downtown. Ojai, CA $10-175, ojaistoryfest.com
ORANGEVALE: Cemetarium Haunted House thru Oct.31, 2021 at Orangevale Community Center
PITTSBURG: Halloween Bash Costume Car Cruise October 30, 2021, 1-4 p.m. Pittsburg City Hall Parking Lot Center Drive Pittsburg, California 94565 pittsburgca.gov/
RANCHO CORDOVA: Halloween at Hagan, 3-6 p.m. Hagan Community Center Park
RANCHO CORDOVA: Heartstoppers Haunted House at an abandoned Mine Shaft Amusement includes Laser Tag and other Halloween thrills. It runs through Oct.31, 2021
REDONDO BEACH: Haunted House of Misfits Oct.15-31, 2021, South Bay Galleria 1815 Hawthorne Blvd. $15-20
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: Spookomotive Train Rides at California State Railroad Museum Oct.9-31, 2021 $15-29 approx., californiarailroad.museum
Sacramento Scream Park
Oct.14-Nov.6, 2021. Take a little trip to the Voodoo Bayou. screamparkcalifornia.com
SALINAS: The California International Airshow Oct. 30-31, 2021 featuring Thunderbirds, Greg Colyer / Ace Maker T-33 and Vicky Benzing / Boeing Stearman. Tickets: salinasairshow.com
SAN CLEMENTE: San Clemente Pumpkin Splash at San Clemente Aquatics Center $7 per person pre-registered space is limited, san-clemente.org
SAN DIEGO: Bach Collegium San Diego's 1707: A Sonic Youth featuring works by Handel and Bach, 7 p.m. at All Souls' Episcopal Church 1475 Catalina Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107 $, bachcollegiumsd.org
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo HalGLOWeen October 1-31, 2021, 5-9 p.m. Location: 2920 Zoo Drive $, sandiegozoo.org
SAN DIEGO: San Diego's Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, (formerly Monster Bash, then WCKD,) 3:25-10:25 p.m. in Gaslamp Quarter $38-123, greatpumpkinbeerfestsd.com
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: Outside Lands October 29-31, 2021 in Golden Gate Park. $349-1595, sfoutsidelands.com
SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House All Hallows' Eve Lost in the House & Jack O' Lantern Trail Sept.10-Oct.31, 2021. $, winchestermysteryhouse.com
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA: San Juan Bautista 13th Annual Ghost Walk October 29-31, 2021, 6-9 p.m. $35
SANTA ANA: Discovery Cube Spooky Halloween October 30 & 31, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Discovery Cube Orange County $, discoverycube.org
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: Halloween Spooktaclara, 1-4 p.m. Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center santaclaraca.gov
SANTA CLARA: HALLOWEEN HAUNT at California's Great America. Pumpkin Fest by day and Halloween Haunt by night through October 31, 2021.
SANTA CRUZ: Día de los Muertos Celebration all day at Evergreen Cemetery. Senderos' Centeotl Danza y Baile and Ensamble Musical de Senderos. Stroll through the Cemetery in a self-guided presentation of community altars. Location: 261 Evergreen St Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Free, santacruzmah.org
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
SELMA: Band Festival, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. selma-chamber.com
SIERRA MADRE: Trick or Treat Downtown - The Madre Menagerie includes costume contest and parade. 3:30-5 p.m. Free, cityofsierramadre.com
SOLVANG: Halloween Haunted House October 29-30, 2021, 6-9:30 p.m. $10, $8 age 12 and under, cityofsolvang.com
STANTON: Halloween Festival in Central Park.
TEMECULA: Temecula Terror haunted house attraction October 1-31, 2021. Inland Empire's Indie-Style Haunt features 3 mazes, 2 bars, DJs, carnival games, food trucks, a pumpkin patch, and scare zone with roaming monsters.
TEMECULA: HalloWine Party at Peltzer Family Cellars
THOUSAND OAKS: Reign of Terror (ROT) haunt attraction
TORRANCE: Trunk or Treat, 1-3 p.m. at Torrance Elks Lodge 1820 Abalone Ave. torranceca.gov
TURLOCK: Turlock Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze thru October 31, 2021 at RAM Farms Free, ramfarms.com
UPLAND: Scary-A-Faire, 4-7 p.m.
VACAVILLE: Creekwalk Plaza Howloween 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Andrews Park $5 pooch parade & costume contest entry, Free admission
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: HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest 2021 October 30, 2021, 12-1:30 p.m. Ventura Harbor Village
WATSONVILLE: Watsonville Downtown Candy Crawl October 30, 2-6 p.m. Downtown Watsonville. watsonvillerec.com Wats
WEST SACRAMENTO: River Fox Pumpkin Train Weekends October 2-31, 2021 Stop at a pumpkin patch and choose the perfect pumpkin. All train ride seating is open. | trains
WHITTIER: 5K Spookctacular Run
WOODSIDE: Orchard Days at Filoli weekends through Oct.31.
YORBA LINDA: Trails & Treats October 30, 2021 Time: 9-11 a.m. Travis Ranch Youth Park 21305 Via del Parque
YUCCA VALLEY: Halloween Spooktakular October 30, 2021, 12-4 p.m. Hi-Desert Nature Museum Free admission, hidesertnaturemuseum.org
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.