California Halloween Events

Stanford Shopping Center Trick or Treat

October 31, 2023, 4-7 p.m.

Stanford Shopping Center
660 Stanford Shopping Center
Stanford, Ca

Look for pumpkins outside of your favorite stores to see who is giving out candy. Grab your ghoul crew for a spooktacular Halloween! Participating retailers include: La Baguette, Jenni Kayne, Rails, Aesop, Peloton, Kate Spade, Panerai, Pottery Barn Kids, California Pizza Kitchen, Neiman Marcus, Splendid, The Container Store, Hair International, Tempur-Pedic, Nespresso, YogaSix Palo Alto, Crate & Barrel, Sephora, Rodd & Gunn, The Shade Store, Bloomingdale's, Currency Exchange International, Vuori, Barry's Bootcamp, Cuyana, Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, True Food Kitchen, Arc'teryx, SoulCycle, Gleim the Jeweler, Amour Vert, Alo Yoga, Breitling, QD Gallery, Gorjana, Brilliant Earth, Everlane, Eileen Fisher, Schaub's Meat, Fish, & Poultry, Vince., CH Premier Jewelers, Pottery Barn, Weekend Max Mara, Tesla, Johnny Was, Pacific Catch, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Sunglass Hut, Coach, Sigona's Farmers Market, P.F. Changs, Wilkes Bashford, Velvet By Graham and Spencer, Taro San Noodle Bar, Go Fish Poke Bar, and Brunello Cucinelli. EVENT DATE Oct 31, 2023 SHARE THIS OFFER Shop More. Earn More. Earn up to 3% back at Simon Centers and up to 5% back at participating retailers. Awarded in statement credits, up to $10,000 in spend per calendar year. Additional terms, aggregate reward spend limits & exclusions apply.* BECOME A MALL INSIDER TODAY. DEALS. EVENTS. EXCLUSIVE OFFERS! Become a Mall Insider today for the chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree! EMAIL ADDRESS EMAIL ADDRESS

Palo Alto Halloween Fun

October 28, 2023, 10am - 11am

Gamble Garden
Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo demonstration with two live owls
Balloon twister extraordinaire Leo Kargin
Face painting
An Array of Confections
Harry Potter Trivia & Prizes
Arts & Crafts
Butterbeer! (A&W cream soda with whipped cream)
Golden Egg decorating
Write letters to be delivered by Owl Post
Palo Alto Police Departmentís Animal Control Team with animal education and crafts

Don your capes, round glasses, magical hats and fly yourselves to Gamble Garden this Halloween. We will be celebrating with a display of confectionery, Butterbeer, balloon art, fun crafts and much more. The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo will showcase live owls for our learning astonishment! Write a letter and see if these owls will carry your messages to the recipient? Come to this Halloween event at Gamble Garden and find out! 

Trick or Treat

California Ave Trick or Treat and Blossom Halloween Carnival October 27, 2019, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

290 S. California Ave.
(between Birch and Park Blvd)
Palo Alto, CA
Admission is FREE,


Halloween on  California Avenue is a 20+ year tradition for the family to enjoy entertainment and activities designed for 12 years of age and younger.   


  • Trick or Treating at businesses on California Ave (between El Camino Real and Park Blvd)
  • Costume contest
  • Halloween Photos
  • Carnival games
  • dance performance

Organized by Blossom, a nonprofit 501(c)3  supporting new and expectant families-  

Palo Alto Harvest Festival

September 29, 2018, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

957 Colorado Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301


  • Beer garden 
  • bouncy houses
  • games & prizes
  • fall crafts
  • glitter tattoos
  • face painting
  • food trucks
  • storytelling
  • petting zoo

Event includes Beer tasting from Dan Gordon's, Food trucks, Petting Zoo, Bouncy Houses, Games and prizes, Fall Crafts, Storytelling, Glitter Tattoos, Henna and more.

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

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