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Sunday, October 31, 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

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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,

ARTESIA: Halloween Spooktacular with Trunk or Treat at Artesia Park

ATASCADERO: The Haunt - Grim Reaper's Scary Tale Part II thru Oct.31, 2021. $10-up,

ATASCADERO: Trick or Treat Downtown

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.

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, CAMARILLO: Halloween in the Park, 5-8 p.m.

CALIFORNIA: Scarecrow Festivals October 1-31, 2021:

  • BENICIA: Frightfully First Street Annual Scarecrow Contest
  • CAMBRIA:  Cambria Scarecrow Festival
  • 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.

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.

CARMEL BY THE SEA: Halloween Parade and 105th Birthday.

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,

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

CONCORD: Trunk or Treat at Grace Church

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

CULVER CITY: Fiesta La Ballona Friday October 29-Sunday October 31, 2021

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: | trains

FOLSOM: Free Fall Concert with Have Mercy, 12-2 p.m. at Zittel Family Amphitheater, 905 Leidesdorff Street parking,

FORT BRAGG: Skunk Train Pumpkin Express October 2-31, 2021. Pick your starting point in Fort Bragg or Willits. | 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.

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Kids Night, 5-8 p.m. at Peter's Landing - Calvary Chapel of the Harbour. Free,

IRVINE: Pretend City Halloween in the City, 3 sessions. $13.95,

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

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

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 at 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. $,

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,

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

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.

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,

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.,

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 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,

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 $,

SAN FRANCISCO: Outside Lands October 29-31, 2021 in Golden Gate Park. $349-1595,

 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. $,

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 BARBARA: Downtown Trick or Treat + Monster Mash, 3-6 p.m. at Paseo Nuevo shopping mall. Free,

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,

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,

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,

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

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

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: 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

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.


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