California Halloween Events

Grass Valley Safe Trick or Treat

October 31, 2023, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Downtown Grass Valley
Mill Street & West Main Street
Grass Valley, CA

Safe Trick Or Treat For Preschoolers  1o a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grass Valley Downtown Association supports and promotes local commerce, while making the downtown a friendly place to visit.

Halloween includes a fun, safe event downtown for youngsters who can trick or treat in the daylight hours. It's perfect for little goblins and ghosts.

Downtown is open to shop and take photos with all the Halloween decorations and downtown murals, and displays. Shop in costume! Local Restaurants feature seasonal goodies. 

The Center for the Arts Halloween Family Fun Day

October 28, 2023, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Center for the Arts
314 W. Main St.
Grass Valley, CA
Free Family Event,

Special Performance by AirAligned, Magic, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Balloons & more!
Offered three times a year, these are free all-day events geared toward families and introduces many young children in our community to their first-ever arts experience. Healthy art-based activities typically include face painting, crafts, and a balloon artist and other fun entertainment.


  • Performances by AirAligned & More
  • Face Painitng by Lucy Galbraith
  • Balloons by Bernard Bradshaw
  • Arts & Crafts with Nancy Schaefer

Music in the Mountains Halloween Masquerade Ball

October 21, 2023, 5:30-8 p.m.

Center for the Arts
314 W Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945

5:30 cocktails, catered dinner, live & silent auction, and dancing. Costumes and Black Tie are optional. Ticket includes the Dance Party.  Event benefits local music program.

Trail or Treat

October 28, 2023, 3-5 p.m.

Wolf Creek Trail 
10884 Allison Ranch Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
Free, but please RSVP:

Bear Yuba Land Trust invites you to its annual Halloween event: Trail or Treat! They're calling all ghosts and ghouls to take a wicked walk on this night of fright full of costume contests, candy, and spooktacular surprises!

Costume Contest

  • Best costume contest for kids
  • Winners will be announced on social media
  • Photo booth to capture all the boo-tiful costumes

This is a family-friendly event, all ages are welcome. This event is FREE, but they request RSVP to have an idea of how many people are attending.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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