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: 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: Oktoberfest weekends thru Oct. 24, 2021. Phoenix Club thephoenixclub.com
APPLE VALLEY: All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted Attraction select days through October 31. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $admission, allsaintsasylum.com
BIG BEAR LAKE: Oktoberfest. Location: Big Bear Lake Convention Center, Big Bear Lake, CA. Tickets: bigbearevents.com
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
COLOMA: Coloma Gold Rush Live October 8-10, 2021. Relive the Old West with the reenactment of an 1850's gold mining encampment. Meet miners, gamblers and more.
CYPRESS: Cypress Reimagined Community Festival October 8-9, 2021. 3 stages of live entertainment, a dedicated kids/teen area for families, central food hall along with the classics such as the chili cook off, salsa competition, classic car show and craft & business vendors. More surprises in store. Friday 6-9 p.m. | Saturday 2-10 p.m. cypressfestival.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.
HOLLISTER: Swank Farms Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Trail of Lights September 18-October 31, 2021. swankfarms.com
LA HABRA: La Habra Corn Festival October 8-10, 2021. Lions Corn Festival, 2021 350 E Erna Ave El Centro Lions Park between Orange St and Cypress Streets one block north of La Habra Blvd. La Habra California. La Habra, CA 90631 facebook.com/LaHabraCornFestival/
LONE PINE: Lone Pine Film Festival October 7-10, 2021. Celebrate over 400 films shot in the Eastern Sierra, and the Alabama Hills of Lone Pine with elebrities, film viewing and presentations. This is the only festival where you can tour the filming locations of the festival's featured films. Thursday, Oct. 7th - Sunday Oct. 10th, 2021 - starts at 4:30pm with a ticketed reception at the Museum of Western Film History, 701 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545 call for tickets: (760) 876-9103. lonepinefilmfest.com
MISSION VIEJO: Haunt of Halloween Outpost 13 Haunted Maze September 30-October 31, 2021, Thursday-Sunday, Kaleidoscope Mall. $, hauntofhalloween.com
NOVATO: 25th Annual Nostalgia Days Cruise + Car Show October 8 & 9, 2021. The city closes down 7 blocks of Grant Avenue for a full day with a classic rock band playing, thousands of visitors and classic cars, hot rods and kustoms. The police escort Hot Rod Cruise through Downtown Novato on the Friday evening before the main event. Free, nostalgiadaysnovato.com
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.
SAN FRANCISCO: Fleet Week October 3-11, 2021. Ship Tours, High School Band Challenge. fleetweeksf.org
SAN JOSE: BAGI Glass Pumpkin Patch (Bay Area Glass Institute) festival of glass at Santana Row October 8-10, 2021. Location: 377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128. Free, bagi.org
SAN RAFAEL: Contemporary Crafts Market October 8-10, 2021 at Embassy Suites Ballroom, 101 McInniss Parkway artsandcraftsshow.comSANTA CLARA: HALLOWEEN HAUNT at California's Great America. Pumpkin Fest by day and Halloween Haunt by night through October 31, 2021.
ANAHEIM: Oogie Boogie Bash at Disneyland, 1313 S. Harbor Blvd. Anaheim, CA Disneyland.com/Halloween
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/
PERRIS: Southern California Fair October 5-13, 2019. Location: 18700 Lake Perris Drive W Perris, CA. socalfair.com
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld HOWL-O-SCREAM night time scare attraction with 3 haunted house, 6 scare zones and 4 roaming haunts goes from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO: Fleet Week October 6-14, 2019. Ship Tours, High School Band Challenge. fleetweeksf.org
SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House All Hallows' Eve Lost in the House & Jack O' Lantern Trail Sept.10-Oct.31, 2021. $, winchestermysteryhouse.com
SAN RAFAEL: Mill Valley Film Festival October 3-13, 2019. mvff.com | film
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.
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