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BUENA PARK: Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival October 6-9, 2021. Downtown Buena Park Mall, sugarplumfestivals.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

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

 

 

Past Events

ANIMAL BLESSINGS
BELMONT SHORE: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6, 2019
NOVATO: Blessing of the Animals and Family BBQ Oct.6
SAN FRANCISCO: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6
SANTA MONICA: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6
SANTA ROSA: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6
SARATOGA: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6
THOUSAND OAKS: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6
WINDSOR: Blessing of the Animals Oct.6

ALAMEDA: Pirates of Emerson Alameda October 4-November 2, 2019, 7:05 p.m. Held at Alameda County Fairgrounds select nights in October, this Halloween attraction includes great costumes and acting.

ALAMEDA: Oktoberfest, 12-6 p.m. at Speisekammer German Restaurant 2424 Lincoln Ave. Alameda, CA Free, no cover charge, speisekammer.com

ANAHEIM: Orange County Auto Show October 3-6, 2019 Anaheim Convention Center. Admission: $14-15, motortrendautoshows.com autoshowoc.com

ANAHEIM: Oogie Boogie Bash at Disneyland, 1313 S. Harbor Blvd. Anaheim, CA  Disneyland.com/Halloween

ANAHEIM: Gay Days Anaheim October 4-6, 2019  gaydaysanaheim.com Disneyland discounts

ANDERSON: Stillwater Pow Wow October 4-6, 2019. Redding Rancheria  Shasta District Fair Grounds 1890 Briggs Street  Anderson, Ca stillwaterpowwow.com admission approx., Free Parking Friday Grand Entry Master of Ceremonies: Carlos Calica | pow wow

AZUSA: Golden Days October 5-13, 2019. Kick off October 5 with Golden Days Boutique, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 1003 N. Azusa Ave. then Paint, Wine & Socialize $25 tickets at same venue, same day 5-9 p.m. | October 6 2K/5K Walk, Run, Bike at 7:30 a.m. $20, 701 E. Foothill Blvd. | October 8, 5-8:30 p.m. Taste of the Town $50-60, Lagunitas Brewing 1001 N. Todd | October 9, 6-10 p.m. Designer Bag  Silent Auction & Dinner $15 | October 10 Bingo Night | October 11-13 Carnival in Memorial Park, 320 N. Orange Place | October 12 Pancake Breakfast 6:30-10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, then Golden Days Parade 10 a.m. on San Gabriel Avenue. ci.azusa.ca.us/

BIG BEAR LAKE Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest   Big Bear Lake Convention Center Big Bear Lake, CA bigbearevents.com

BIG BEAR LAKE: Big Bear Yoga Festival, 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. First class at 9:30am. Stay all day! Last class starts at 6:30pm. New this year is a special post-festival class with a world renowned speaker and healer on Sunday, October 6 for in advance and day of. Performing Arts Center, 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA  Free, BigBearYogaFestival.com 

BLUE LAKE: Medieval Festival of Courage October 5-6, 2019 at Christie's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze 2870 Glendale Drive   Recreating Renaissance (circa 800-1500s) since 2003. The Annual Medieval Festival of Courage features The Knights of Mayhem Full Contact Tournament Jousting.  $6, medievalfestivalofcourage.org | Ren

BUENA PARK: Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival October 3-6, 2019. Downtown Buena Park Mall, sugarplumfestivals.com

CALABASAS: Nights Of The Jack October 3-November 3, 2019. Advanced ticket purchase is required. King Gillette Ranch 26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302 $27 age 13 years up, $22 age 3-12 years, Free 0-2 years, nightsofthejack.com

CARPINTERIA: California Avocado Festival, October 4-6, 2019. avofest.com

CLAYTON: Clayton Oktoberfest October 5-6, 2019

COSTA MESA: Orange County Children's Book Festival, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring guest Kobe Bryant. More than 125 authors are scheduled for the annual book festival at Main Parking Lot, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Rd., Costa Mesa, CA. Free admission & free parking, kidsbookfestival.com

DAVIS: International Festival, 12-5 p.m. in Central Park. Arts & Craft Vendors, Two entertainment stages, Culture Booths Culture Booths, Food Vendors, Youth Activities Activities, Local Businesses & Nonprofits. Free, internationalfestivaldavis.org

EL CAJON: Oktoberfest September 27-29, 2019 and October 4-6, 2019. Location: 1017 S. Molliison Ave. $10 admission, germanclubsandiego.org

ELK GROVE: Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival October 5-6, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Elk Grove Regional Park 9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road Elk Grove, CA 95624 Free admission, $10 parking, yourcsd.com 

ENCINO: Taste of Encino Festival, 10 a.m. Encino Park, Ventura Blvd. between Balboa Blvd. & Amestoy Ave., Encino, CA   In the heart of the San Fernando Valley, the free admission event includes four stages music, ethnic and American foods, kids activities and more. Free admission, encinofamilyfestival.com

FILLMORE: Pumpkinliner and Zombie Hunter Train offer Halloween fun, thrills and chills Tickets: fwry.com| trains

FORTUNA: Apple Harvest Festival October 5-6, 2019. A city-wide celebration of the fall apple harvest. Free hayrides around town, orchard BBQ, live music, apple pie contest , merchant and vendor street sales, children's games and much more. Admission Free. Sample some tasty apples and treats in northern California's Humboldt County every October. Apple sampling, cider tasting, as well as other food-tasting opportunities.  735 14th St. Fortuna, CA 95540 Free admission,  fortunaappleharvest.org | apples

FREMONT: Historic Old Mission San Jose Museum Olive Festival October 5-6, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free, msjchamber.org | olives

HANFORD: Kings Fair October 5-6, 2019. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at†Hanford Civic Park 400 N. Douty Street Hanford, CA 93230 Free admission, free parking, cityofhanfordca.com | Ren

HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire at Casa de Fruta 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy Hollister, CA  norcalrenfaire.com

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Great Pacific Airshow  October 4-6, 2019

HUNTINGTON PARK: Sabor De Mexico Lindo October 4-6, 2019, The Festival brings together more than 150 Commercial, food, arts and crafts and corporate exhibitors, displays two Major Concert-Stages with Professional Entertainment, a free health fair, two amusement and carnival areas, a petting zoo, plus Menudo Contests and food samplings. Downtown Festival 9 blocks along Pacific Blvd.  hpchamber.org

LA JOLLA: Tourmaline Club Challenge October 5-6, 2019, 6 a.m. at Tourmaline Surfing Park 600 Tourmaline St This is the Coalition of Surfing Clubs season event. Individuals can pick up much need points. Hosted by Pacific Beach Surf Club and Cardiff Surf Club. dlsa.club

LANDERS: Morongo Basin Orchid Festival October 5-6, 2019. 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: Cal Heights Home Tour, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. showcases six homes built from 1928 to 1940, with architectural styles including Spanish Colonial Revival, Minimal Traditional and Spanish Eclectic. Live music and food from local restaurant EJís Pub. $20 ticket includes coupon card redeemable at neighborhood businesses and restaurants, calheights.org (Tour supports the neighborhood and its association and funds district improvements and restoration projects.)

LONG BEACH: Dark Harbor at Queen Mary September 26-November 2, 2019. Feast Maze, Deadrise, Circus Big Top Terror and Lullaby are among the many mazes and haunts at an authentic, haunted ship.

LOS ANGELES: Annual Kokoro Craft Boutique - at Japanese American National Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. More than 50 vendors sell unique jewelry, kimono fabric fashions, handbags, ceramics, origami, bronze and glass art, dog fashions, Giant Robot products, and more! Taiko performance.  Location: 369 East First Street, Los Angeles Calif. Admission to the boutique is free, janm.org

LOS ANGELES: L.A. Greek Fest October 4-6, 2019. The annual L.A. Greek Fest is held on the Grand Plaza of the St. Sophia Cathedral located in the Byzantine-Latino Quarter of Los Angeles. This event is LA's premier Greek festival featuring the best of Greek foods, pastries, music, and folk dancing along with exotic gifts and arts and crafts. | Location: 1324 S. Normandie Ave., Los Angeles | St. Sophia Cathedral $5, lagreekfest.com

LOS GATOS: St. Mary's Annual Country Fair, October 4-6, 2019 Carnival rides, Inflatables, Games, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Food Booths, Local Artisans. Free Entertainment and Bands. Location: 219 Bean Ave. Los Gatos, CA. stmaryslg.org

MANTECA: Pumpkin Fair October 5-6, 2019 mantecapumpkinfair.org

MILLBRAE: Japanese Cultural Festival. Annual event includes celebration of many customs and unique activities. Free admission. Time: 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Civic Center Plaza, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae, Ca. ci.millbrae.ca.us | japaneseculturefest-millbrae.org

MONTEREY: Language Capital of the World Cultural Festival features music and hundreds of dance performers, international food for sale. Location: 20 Custom House Plaza Monterey, CA Free, lcowfest.com

MORRO BAY: Harbor Festival October 4-6, 2019. Celebrate all things waterfront with a full day of live music, fresh local seafood, epicurean delights, wine and craft beer, dancing and family fun activities.  $6 admission, mbhf.com

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival October 3-6, 2019. Grand Tastings Oct.5-6 at Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660  Four days packed with VIP events ranging from private chef dinners to yacht parties. $150-up, newportwineandfood.com

NEWPORT BEACH: Blessing of the Animals. Lido Park Newport Beach, CA stjamesnewport.org/events | animal blessings

OAKLAND:  Oktoberfest in the Dimond October 5-6, 2019

ORINDA: Olive Festival, 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Wagner Ranch, Free admission, fwrna.org | olives

PARADISE: Johnny Appleseed Days October 5-6, 2019 in Terry Ashe Park 6626 Skyway  paradisechamber.com

PERRIS: Southern California Fair October 5-13, 2019. Location: 18700 Lake Perris Drive W Perris, CA.  socalfair.com

PITTSBURG: Live Organ & Movie Gremlins. Hosted by Matias Bombal and music played by Dave Moreno. This series combines live organ music, raffles, and a classic movie all rolled into one. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

RANCHO SANTA FE: Taste of Rancho Santa Fe October 6, 2019, 4-7 p.m. An event of the Rotary Club of Rancho Santa Fe is in the heart of the Ranch. Location: The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe 5951 Linea Del Cielo Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 $125-175, tasteofrsf.org

SACRAMENTO: Greek Festival October 4-6, 2019. Sac Convention Center 1400 J Street Sacramento, CA. Annual Food Festival  at Sacramento Convention Center includes food, dancing and celebrating. annunciation.ca.goarch.org | Greek

SACRAMENTO:  California State Railroad Museum Spookomotive Train Rides October 5-27, 2019. $tickets, californiarailroad.museum | trains

SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld Spooktacular   Included with park admission,  SeaWorld San Diego 500 Sea World Drive San Diego, CA 92109 seaworld.com/san-diego

SAN FRANCISCO: Castro Street Fair, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Multiple stages of entertainment; along with food and beverage vendors and hundreds of arts & crafts and community organization exhibitors.  Location: Castro District Market & Castro Streets. Suggested donation castrostreetfair.org

SAN FRANCISCO: Fleet Week October 6-14, 2019.  Ship Tours, High School Band Challenge. fleetweeksf.org

SAN FRANCISCO: Annual Celebration of La Madonna del Lume October 5-6, 2019.  High Mass at SS Peter and Paul Church, North Beach - followed by Spuntino 1:45pm -- Procession from Church to Fisherman's Wharf and the Blessing of the Fishing Fleet Ceremony at the Fishermen's and Seamen's Memorial Chapel at Pier 45. 4:45pm -- The Festa weekend concludes with a Reservations Only dinner back in North Beach - featuring dance tunes and entertainment! facebook.com/pg/MadonnadelLumeSF

SAN FRANCISCO: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, October 4-6, 2019.  Free music festival in Golden Gate Park this year features Tanya Tucker, Judy Collins, Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris and approx. 80 bands over three days! hardlystrictlybluegrass.com

SAN JOSE: BAGI Glass Pumpkin Patch at Santana Row October 4-6, 2019 at Santana Row Central Park
77 Santana Row  San Jose, CA 95128. Free to see, santanarow.com

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Unhinged. One of America's most unique mansions constructed by the superstitious heiress to the Winchester fortune includes mysteries that remain long after Sarah Winchester left this plain of existence.  $44-54 approx.

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA: Gold Coast Rods Car Show, goldcoastrods.org

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA: Monterey Bay Area  Cactus & Succulent Society Show & Sell, October 5-6, 2019 at Community Hall, mbsucculent.org

SAN RAFAEL: Mill Valley Film Festival October 3-13, 2019. mvff.com | film

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Haunt. Location: 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA. Cost: $tickets, cagreatamerica.com

SANTA CLARITA: Hart of the West Pow Wow October 5-6, 2019, 11 a.m. at   William S. Hart County Park & Museum, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall, CA. Free, friendsofhartpark.org

SANTA YNEZ: Inter-Tribal Pow Wow October 5-6, 2019 at Live Oak Campground parking, Free admission, $5 parking, optional camping, santaynezchumash.org | pow wow

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Fall Fish Festival, October 5-6, 2019, at Taylor Creek.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Oktoberfest October 5-6, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  at Camp Richardson, 1900 Jameson Beach Rd. Free admission, camprichardson.com/oktoberfest/

TRES PINOS: San Benito County Fair  October 3-6, 2019 Motocross, Truck Pulls, Carnival, Ranch Rodeo, Concerts. Location: Bolado Park, sanbenitocountyfair.com 

TUSTIN: Tustin Tiller Days October 3-6, 2019. 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: Thursday 6-10 p.m. Special $2 Ride Night | Friday 4-11 p.m. | Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Sunday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and Carnival open till 10 p.m.  Free admission, tustinca.org

UNIVERSAL CITY: Halloween Horror Nights  Location: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, halloweenhorrornights.com

VALLEJO: Vallejo Toy-Anime-Comic Con, October 6, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose Lodges. Kid friendly event (kids 12 and under are free,) the Cosplay (Costume) Contest is promptly at 2:30 p.m.  All ages are welcome.  Location: 337 Nebraska St, Vallejo, California 94590, Admission is $5-6, Free Parking, facebook.com/events/ 602841836907447/

VALLEJO: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1001 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA. sixflags.com

VENTURA: Harvest Festival October 4-6, 2019. | Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Original Art & Craft Show features thousands of handmade American arts & crafts including jewelry, clothing, specialty foods, photography, hand-turned wood, ceramics and unique home décor. Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., General Admission $9-10, harvestfestival.com

VISTA: Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta October 5-6, 2019, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Gem & Mineral Show Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Do some holiday shopping and get truly unique hand crafted treasures. Lots of items: beads, books, gems, jewelry, rocks, demonstrations, food and lots of family fun! Fiber Arts Fiesta 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A gathering of artists and guilds representing the Fiber Arts: weavers, basket makers, spinners, felters, knitters, and gourd artists. Location: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum (AGSEM) 2040 N Santa Fe Avenue Free admission, parking, agsem.com

WEST SACRAMENTO: Sacramento River Train Pumpkin Train October 5-27, 2019, tickets, sacramentorivertrain.com | trains

Past Events

RICHMOND: Floating Pumpkin Patch, 1:30-4 p.m. Richmond Swim Center 4300 Cutting Blvd. Richmond, Ca $fee

2017 | 2018  | 2016

 

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