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Friday, September 29, 2023

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ALAMEDA: Pirates of Emerson Alameda September 29-October 31, 2023. 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 set in the shuttered, REAL lunatic asylum! Select days through October 31, 2023. Location: 23275 Ramona Ave, Apple Valley $,

ARROYO GRANDE: Harvest Festival & Parade Sept.29-30, 2023. Entertainment, bands, food, scarecrow and baking contests, games for the kids. Free,

BUENA PARK: The 17th Door haunt September 22-October 31, 2023, 7-11 p.m. in Buena Park Downtown Mall.  Experience an earthly hell where prisoners in the cell blocks have no concept of confinement and are thirsty for the sweet-smelling blood of new victims. Location: 8420 On the Mall Buena Park, CA. $36-up,

  BUENA PARK: KNOTTS SCARY FARM: 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 celebrating 50 years in 2023. 

CALABASAS: Calabasas Film Festival September 27-October 1, 2023 Annual festival showcases major film premieres, student films, documentaries and top quality film selections from all genres that are guaranteed to entertain. | film

CALABASAS: Nights Of The Jack September 29-October 31, 2023. Advanced ticket purchase is required. King Gillette Ranch 26800 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, CA 91302 $30-up, pre-purchase required,

CALIFORNIA CITY/EDWARDS: Wasteland Weekend   September 27-October 1, 2023. Worlds largest Post-apocalyptic music festival takes place in the Mojave Desert with a Mad Max style car show, costume parties and contests, and some Burning Man style elements. $200 approx., | lineup

CHICO: Oktoberfest September 29-30 & October 6-7, 2023    at Sierra Nevada brewery  festival field includes music by the band, Lucky Chops, and two Bavarian band each night. Location: 1075 East 20th Street Chico, CA. $60,

CLAYTON: Clayton Oktoberfest & Carnival September 29-October 1, 2023 on Main Street, Downtown Clayton, CA Free admission, no ticket required and a full carnival with fantastic rides. Fees charged for carnival, food and purchases at this all ages event,

DANA POINT: Ohana September 29-October 1, 2023 at Doheny State Beach. Wet, wild concert on the sand includes 2023 headliners Eddie Vedder, The Chicks, Foo Fighters, Pretenders Dana Point, CA Tickets:  | see Lineup

EL CAJON: Oktoberfest September 29-October 1 & October 6-8, 2023  is held for two weekends at German American Societies Of San Diego.  Bring your family and friends. Location: 1017 S. Molliison Ave., El Cajon, CA

EDWARDS: Wasteland Weekend September 27-October 1, 2023! Lots of bands at this Mad Max-style, post-apocalyptic themed event. | music

FIREBAUGH: Cantaloupe Roundup September 28-October 1, 2023 at at Firebaugh  Dunkle Park.  Location: 1500 Q Street,
Firebaugh, CA Free admission,  

FRESNO: Reel Pride Film Festival September 29-October 1, 2023 Historic Tower District venues: The Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Avenue Vista Theater 1296 N. Wishon Avenue Fresno, CA | film

GILROY: Gilroy Gardens Boo Halloween September 30-October 31, 2023. Attractions include the Boo Show, a Trick or Treat trail and fun entertainment for youngsters and their adults.

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Old World Village Oktoberfest  September 17-November 5, 2023. Held at the Biergarten, and indoor/outdoor venue.

HUNTINGTON BEACH: The Great Pacific Airshow September 29-October 1, 2023

IRVINE: Mid-Autumn Festival 5-9 p.m. at the Great Park. The second-most important holiday in Asian culture after Lunar New Year dates back over 3,000 years, when the Emperor of China worshipped the moon for bountiful harvests. The community is invited to celebrate this honored tradition, enjoying live musical and dance performances, cultural exhibits, and a festive atmosphere. This event is free, open to all ages, and no registration is required. Location: Great Park 8000 Great Park Blvd. Irvine, CA. midautumn.

LA MESA: Oktoberfest in the Village September 29-October 1, 2023. Free admission, $15-up, Biergarten pass,

LANCASTER: Antelope Valley Fair September 22-October 1, 2023. Figure 8 Races at fair in separate ticketed concert. $, | fairs

LIVINGSTON: Livingston Sweet Potato Festival September 29-October 1, 2023 at Max Foster Sports Complex. Location: 2600 Walnut Ave. Livingston, CA (209) 394-8830 Free admission, $5 parking

LONG BEACH: Shaqtoberfest September 28-October 31, 2023 next to The Queen Mary. Includes mazes, scare zones, carnival, pop-up entertainment and themed bars. Location: 1126 Queens Highway Long Beach, CA 90802 $25 presale and up,

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, 2023

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Ludwig's Oktoberfest September 22-23 & 29-30, 2023, 4-10 p.m. at Ludwig's Mountain View.  Location: 383M Castro Street, Mountain View, CA. $140 for  admission and single table in the biergarten  max. 8 people,

MURRIETA: ScareScape haunted attraction at Heritage Hill   September 29-October 29, 2023. Location: 28701 Los Alamos Heights Rd., Murrieta, CA $20-30 general admission $50 VIP,

OAKLAND: Oaktoberfest in Dimond September 30-October 1, 2023 along 7 blocks of streets - MacArthur Blvd. & Fruitvale Ave. Oakland, CA. Free admission, family friendly.

PERRIS: Same Same But Different September 28-October 1, 2023 at Lake Perris State Park Perris, CA $350-up, Camping available | lineup

PORTERVILLE: Tule River Powwow September 29-October 1, 2023 Eagle Mountain Casino Events Center 1850 West Street Porterville, CA | pow wow

SAN FRANCISCO: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass  September 29-October 1, 2023 held in Golden Gate Park's Hellman Hollow (formerly Speedway Meadows) Free,

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Latino Film Festival September 28-October 15, 2023 Roxie Theater Sept. 28-Oct. 1 & 7-8, 2023 3117 16th Street San Francisco, CA Roxie Theater - Landmark's Opera Plaza Oct. 2-Oct. 8, 2023 $, | film

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Unhinged: Housewarming Sept.22-Oct.31, 2023. $69.99-99.99,

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Tricks & Treats Sept.22-Oct. 28, 2023, Fridays 4-10 p.m.; Saturdays & Sundays 12-10 p.m. California's Great America Tricks & Treats, a Family Fun Halloween Adventure $34 online-up, 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA 95054   Tickets

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY: Taste of Santa Ynez Valley September 28-October 1, 2023 at multiple locations. Events include: Los Olivos Dinner, Breakfast Ride Horseback at Alisal Ranch, 3 Ziplines with Highline Adventures, Buellton Beer Focused Tasting, Stolpman Hike with Wine Tasting, Los Alamos Wine Tasting Reception, Solvang Food and Wine Tasting. Tickets:

TRES PINOS: San Benito County Fair September 29-October 1, 2023. Motocross, Truck Pulls, Carnival, Ranch Rodeo, Concerts. Location: Bolado Park, $10 + $ parking, 

TURLOCK: Turlock Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze S at RAM Farms Free,

UNIVERSAL CITY:  HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023 offers new thrills such as the Terror Tram where the bug-heads that run it want to exterminate us humans!

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Chucky's back, then there's The Exorcist, Stranger Things 4, Holidayz In Hell, Scare Zones, rides like Revenge of the Mummy and a total of 20 attractions unleashed at night. Opens at 7 p.m.

WEST SACRAMENTO: Brewfest at the Ball Park September 29, 2023, 5:30-10 p.m. Raley Field. 50+ breweries line the warning track of Raley Field offering   samples of their brews. Live music, dedicated entrance and VIP area with food and specialty brews.  Sacramento, CA  $, brewfest | beer

YORBA LINDA: September 29-October 1, 2023  Oktoberfest & Carnival: St. Martin de Porres. With full scale carnival rides for adults & kids, dozens of kids games, bingo, music, food, beer garden ... there's something for everyone. Music lineup: Fri - The Trip; Sat - Filmed by Rey & Family Style; Sun - Tricia Freeman Band. Hours: Fri.5-11p, Sat.2-11p, Sun.1-8p. Location: 19767 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA. Free admission, | Oktoberfest

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