Pictured: Palms Springs Halloween on Arenas
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: 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.
APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission, allsaintsasylum.com
ARTESIA: Halloween Spooktacular with Trunk or Treat at Artesia Park cityofartesia.us
ATASCADERO: The Haunt - Grim Reaper's Scary Tale Part II thru Oct.31, 2021. $10-up, thehauntinatascadero.com
ATASCADERO: Trick or Treat Downtown visitatascadero.com
BALBOA ISLAND: Trick or Treat on the Island
BIG BEAR LAKE: Halloween Trick or Treat in the Village, 5 p.m.
BREA: Brea Treats in the Street 2021, 5-7 p.m. Downtown Brea, Birch & Brea Blvd. breadowntown.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 CAMARILLO: Halloween in the Park, 5-8 p.m. pvrpd.org
CALIFORNIA: Scarecrow Festivals October 1-31, 2021:
CAMARILLO: Halloween in the Park, 5-8 p.m.
CAMPO: Pacific Southwest Railway Pumpkin Express Great Pumpkin Patch October 9-31, 2021 Reservations are not required but are encouraged, may sell out! | trains
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
CARMEL BY THE SEA: Halloween Parade and 105th Birthday. ci.carmel.ca.us/post/events-carmel-sea
CATHEDRAL CITY: Halloween Spooktacular October 31, 2021, 12-3 p.m. Downtown Cathedral City in front of City Hall 68-700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero. Free, and free parking in city garage, discovercathedralcity.com
CHESTER: Merchant Trick or Treat and Costume Contest held on Main Street.
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
CHINO: Halloween Spooktacular October 31, 2021, 4-9 p.m. Ayala Park 14225 Central Ave. Chino, CA cityofchino.org
CONCORD: Trunk or Treat at Grace Church
CORONA: Coffin Creek Crossroads Riverview Park. $15-70, coffincreek.com
CULVER CITY: Fiesta La Ballona Friday October 29-Sunday October 31, 2021 fiestalaballona.org
DOWNEY: Halloween Pumpkin Patch free event.
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: Free Fall Concert with Have Mercy, 12-2 p.m. at Zittel Family Amphitheater, 905 Leidesdorff Street parking, historicfolsom.org
FORT BRAGG: Skunk Train Pumpkin Express October 2-31, 2021. Pick your starting point in Fort Bragg or Willits. skunktrain.com | trains
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: Swank Farms Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Trail of Lights September 18-October 31, 2021. swankfarms.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Kids Night, 5-8 p.m. at Peter's Landing - Calvary Chapel of the Harbour. Free, ccoth.com
IRVINE: Pretend City Halloween in the City, 3 sessions. $13.95, pretendcity.org
JAMESTOWN: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Harvest Haunt October 9-31, 2021. | trains
LAKEWOOD: Halloween Carnival offers at 7 city parks. Some locations have a Haunted House attraction!
LA MIRADA: Halloweenfest 4:30-8 p.m. Historic Neff Park Estate includes pets & people Halloween Costume Contests
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
MILPITAS: Family Fall Festival sponsored by a church. 1000 South Park Victoria Drive Milpitas, CA
MONROVIA: Trick or Treat and Halloween Bash in Library Park and downtown Monrovia, Free!
MOORPARK: Moorpark Haunted High Street
High Street Arts Center
Free admission, $5-10 wristband for carnival activities
MISSION VIEJO: Haunt of Halloween Outpost 13 Haunted Maze September 30-October 31, 2021, Thursday-Sunday, Kaleidoscope Mall. $, hauntofhalloween.com
NEVADA CITY: Halloween Fright Night October 31, 2021, 7 p.m. Miners Foundry
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
OAK PARK: Oak Park Youth Halloween Carnival, 3-6 p.m. Oak Park Community Center 1000 N. Kanan Rd.
PALM SPRINGS: Palms Springs Halloween on Arenas , 4-10 p.m. Biggest street party around with bands, music and $1,000 costume contest
QUINCY: Safe Trick or Treat Downtown on Main Street includes Costumes, Candy, Entertainment, Photo Booth and tons of Fun. quincychamber.com
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.
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
RANCHO CORDOVA: Heartstoppers Haunted House at an abandoned Mine Shaft Amusement includes Laser Tag and other Halloween thrills. It runs through Oct.31, 2021
RIALTO: Halloween Hijinks October 31, 2021, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Civic Center
SACRAMENTO: Spookomotive Train Rides at California State Railroad Museum Oct.9-31, 2021 $15-29 approx., californiarailroad.museum
SACRAMENTO: 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 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 DIEGO: San Diego Italian Film Festival October 7-31, 2021, sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
SAN DIEGO: Liberty Station Halloween at the Station October 31, 2021, 12-4 p.m.
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo HalGLOWeen October 1-31, 2021, 5-9 p.m. Location: 2920 Zoo Drive $, sandiegozoo.org
SAN FRANCISCO: Outside Lands October 29-31, 2021 in Golden Gate Park. $349-1595, sfoutsidelands.com
SANGER: Downtown Halloween Trick or Treating
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 BARBARA: Downtown Trick or Treat + Monster Mash, 3-6 p.m. at Paseo Nuevo shopping mall. Free, paseonuevoshopping.com
SANTA CLARA: HALLOWEEN HAUNT at California's Great America. Pumpkin Fest by day and Halloween Haunt by night through October 31, 2021.
SANTA FE SPRINGS: Santa Fe Springs Halloween Carnival and Costume Parade at Los Nietos Park 11143 Charlesworth Road Free, santafesprings.org
SAUSALITO: Halloween Sausalito includes a Haunted House, BBQ, Costume Parade, Trick or Treat Lane and Dog Costume Contest. It's an annual tradition!
SEAL BEACH: Trick or Treat on Main Street, an annual Halloween day tradition
SEASIDE: Halloween Bonanza
at Oldemeyer Center,
986 Hilby, ci.seaside.ca.us
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Halloween Spooktacular October 31, 2021, 3-6 p.m. Desolation Hotel 933 Poplar Ave. South Lake Tahoe, CA Donations benefit Wildland Firefighter Foundation and the El Dorado Community Foundation's Caldor Fire Fund, desolationhotel.com
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.
THOUSAND OAKS: Reign of Terror (ROT) haunt attraction
TORRANCE: Trunk or Treat, 1-3 p.m. Salvation Army Torrance Corps torranceca.gov
TURLOCK: Turlock Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze thru October 31, 2021 at RAM Farms Free, ramfarms.com
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: Kids Seaside Trick or Treat October 31, 2021, 12-2 p.m. Ventura Harbor Village
WALNUT: Mostly Ghostly October 31, 6-8:30 pm Walnut Senior Center (Parking Lot) 21215 La Puente Rd. Walnut, CA cityofwalnut.org
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
WOODSIDE: Orchard Days at Filoli weekends through Oct.31.
Events are deemed reliable but are not guaranteed. Please confirm before going.