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Saturday, October 30, 2021

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  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

Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets

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

ANDERSON: Hawes Farms Screaming Haunt, 7 p.m. Location: 21923 Dersch Rd, Anderson, CA. $54, $125, VIP Haunt Pass

ANTIOCH: Historic Rivertown Business District Halloween Trick or Treat

ANTIOCH: Antioch Falloween October 28-29, 2021, 3:30pm-8:00pm Saturday, October 30 12:00pm-6:00pm at Antioch Water Park $5,

APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission,

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,

BISHOP: Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival and movie at Tri County Fairgrounds, Free,

BRENTWOOD: Home-Town Halloween October 30, 2021, 5 -8 p.m. Oak Street between 1st & 3rd St. Brentwood, CA (925) 925 634-3344 Free,

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,

CALIFORNIA: Scarecrow Festivals October 1-31, 2021:

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

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

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.

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,

CORONA: Coffin Creek Crossroads Riverview Park. $15-70,

CORONADO: Hotel Del Halloween on the Lawn, 3-7 p.m. Hotel Del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave. $150,

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

DANA POINT: Spooky Treat Trolley at 4 parks features costume-clad city staff distributing candy to kds.

DIAMOND BAR: Diamond Bar Halloween Party October 30, 2021, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Pantera Park,

DOWNEY: Day of the Dead Festival with Mariachi Divas in concerts 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

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.

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: | 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.

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.

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, (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 $, 

LONG BEACH: Scarium of the Pacific Oct.30-31, 2021. Tickets

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. $,

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,

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Monster Bash October 30, 2021, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rengstorff Park

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,

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Halloween Spooktacular, 3 p.m.-Dusk at Mariners Park. Free,

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,

OAKLAND: Children's Fairyland Halloween Jam, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.  699 Bellevue Ave. Oakland, CA 94610 $,

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.

OJAI: Ojai Storytelling Festival October 28-31, 2021. Libbey Bowl and venues downtown. Ojai, CA $10-175,

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

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.,

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

SALINAS: The California International Airshow Oct. 30-31, 2021 featuring Thunderbirds, Greg Colyer / Ace Maker T-33 and Vicky Benzing / Boeing Stearman. Tickets:

SAN CLEMENTE: San Clemente Pumpkin Splash at San Clemente Aquatics Center $7 per person pre-registered space is limited,

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 $,

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo HalGLOWeen October 1-31, 2021, 5-9 p.m. Location: 2920 Zoo Drive $,

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,

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,

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House All Hallows' Eve Lost in the House & Jack O' Lantern Trail Sept.10-Oct.31, 2021. $,

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  $,

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

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,

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,

SELMA: Band Festival, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

SIERRA MADRE: Trick or Treat Downtown - The Madre Menagerie includes costume contest and parade. 3:30-5 p.m. Free,

SOLVANG: Halloween Haunted House October 29-30, 2021, 6-9:30 p.m. $10, $8 age 12 and under,

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.

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

UPLAND: Scary-A-Faire, 4-7 p.m. Downtown Upland

VACAVILLE: Creekwalk Plaza Howloween 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Andrews Park $5 pooch parade & costume contest entry, Free admission

imgs  VALENCIA:  Fright Fest September 11-October 31, 2021 at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Annual event with mazes, scare zones and bands & DJs performing.

imgs  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. 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,


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