The Haunted Fort Sutter's Fort State Historic Park October 25-26, 6:30 -9 p.m. Sacramento. Presented by Sutter's
Fort State Historic Park at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, Sacramento's
oldest establishment, The Haunted Fort, includes historical characters who
take visitors on 45-minute guided tours through the various darkened
rooms, many of which are said to be haunted by past inhabitants. Along the
path shared by weary visitors from the 1800s, guests will learn about the
creepy and melancholy ways in which some of our early pioneers perished
throughout history. Not appropriate for very small children. Tours depart
every 10 minutes. Sutter's Fort State Historic Park 2701 L Street Sacramento, CA 95816 $8 adult; $6 Age 6-17; Free Age 0-5
(916) 445-4422 suttersfort.org
HALLOWEEN: A Hobbit Adventure October 25-27, 2013, 5 - 9 p.m.
Fairytale Town 3901 Land Park Drive Sacramento, CA 95822 (916) 808-7462 fairytaletown.org
Friday, Saturday & Sunday --
Trick or treat at 17 candy stations as you wander through Fairytale Town and explore magical world of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.
The event also features fun hands on activities, a costume parade and more. Puppet Art Theater will also be on hand in the Children’s Theater, showtimes
are 6 p.m. , 7 p.m. & 8 p.m. tickets are $1 for members and $2
for nonmembers in addition to event admission. More info--Trick or treat at 17 candy stations as you journey through Middle Earth on your way to the Lonely Mountain. Peek into the elven kingdom of Rivendell, explore Bilbo Baggin’s hobbit hole, and wander through the forest.
Remember to stay clear of goblins and orcs! Keep an eye out for Gandalf, dwarves, elves, hobbits and even Smaug the dragon! Plenty of photo ops, games, candy and family fun await!
Winnie the Witch, appears in the Children’s Theater. Puppet shows will be
held at 6, 7 & 8PM each night and tickets are an additional $1 for members and $2 for nonmembers. Purchase Tickets Online
Tickets are $7 for members and $10 nonmembers.
Hauntings at the California Automobile Museum
Brings on Chills for Trunk-Or-Treat Halloween Sunday, October 27, 2013 12
Noon - 3 p.m. General and adult admission is $8 and kids in costume get in FREE with an adult (3 kids per adult). "Trunk-or-Treat", a "Dead Car Company" scavenger hunt and a "Very Scary" haunted house will be available to all visitors. Trunks of cars will be full of candy and available for all our
"trunk-or-treaters" at this all-ages event. calautomuseum.org or call (916) 442-6802.
Old Sacramento Ghost Tours October 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, & 26,
2013, 6:30PM to 9:00PM departing every half hour. Sacramento. Old Sacramento Living History
and the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation Ghost Tours invite you for
an hour long tour to walk the streets of Old Sacramento on an eerie journey
back in time. Venture through centuries of history and hear ghost stories
dating to the Gold Rush era. Tantalizing tales of how residents & visitors
lived and died include a glimpse into the murder victim Mary Shaw,
some star-crossed lovers, railroad robbers, and many other colorful
characters from Sacramento history's spookier side. Location: Sacramento History Museum, 101 I Street,
Old Sacramento, CA $15 adult; $10 Age 6-17, not recommended for age 5 and younger
- Prices are approx. (916) 808-7059 historicoldsac.org
Midtown Trick or Treat & Pooch Parade Midtown Business Association
October 26, 2013, 3-6 p.m. Sacramento. Kick off Midtown Trick-or-Treat where you can pick up a
map of all trick-or-treat locations, and enjoy a magician show,
face-painting, and pumpkin decorating. While you're there, stop by the
Haunted Fort for some spooky fun and see the Costume Pooch parade.
Marshall Park & surrounding Sutter District Free exploremidtown.org
Spookomotive Train Rides California State Railroad Museum October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 2013
Spookomotive Excursion Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad.
California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to
offer diesel-powered Spookomotive train rides aboard a whimsically decorated
train crawling with spiders, cobwebs and cornstalks while staffed with an
entertaining skeleton crew. New this year, train ride guests are encouraged to dress up according to weekly themes, including: Super Heroes (October 12-13), Pirates & Princesses (October 19-20) and Witches & Wizards (October 26-27). To purchase advance "Spookomotive" tickets, please call 916-445-6645 for more information about the special train rides or other events and activities provided by the California State Railroad Museum. California State Railroad Museum 2nd and I Streets Old Sacramento, CA
$10 adult; $5 age 6-17; free age 5 and under (916) 445-6645 csrmf.org
Halozeum 2 at the Discovery Museum Discovery Museum Science & Space
Center October 26, 2013, 5-7 p.m. Sacramento. The Museum grounds will feature trick-or-treat stations -- look out for lurking creepy-crawlies! -- fun game and activity stations, and a Halloween craft to make and take home. Even the planetarium has been taken over! A delightfully spooky movie will be projected on the dome for all to enjoy. The Museum exhibit hall will also be open – for those who dare! Discovery Museum Science & Space Center 3615 Auburn Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95821 $10;
$5 non -trick or treaters thediscovery.org
Altares Del Mundo Annual Art Exhibition October 12-November 2, 2013
Open Saturdays & Sundays Noon- 4 p.m.
Sacramento. The Altares Del Mundo Art Show offers modern interpretations of
remembrance loosely-based on the Day of the Dead. Altars express
artistic and personal views on subjects as varied as family members,
friends, pets, celebrities, social trends, environmental issues, political
statements, tragedy, misfortune, and war. Brickhouse Gallery 2837 36th Street Sacramento, CA 95817 Free (916) 991-5011 or (916) 457-2502
Fright Planet: World of Fear Haunted House Fright Planet Haunted House
September 27 - November 2, 2013, 7 p.m. Sacramento. Presented by
Fright Planet Haunted House and California Exposition & State Fair at Cal
Expo, an entire night of scary fun awaits you at America's Haunted Theme
Park: Fright Planet! VFright Planet Haunted Theme Park
With ten haunted attractions, plus a ScreamMax Theater, this is the place to come get scared. So gather with your friends and family and come visit America’s Haunted Theme Park-if you dare!
Admission prices: $19.95 - $49.95
9 or 10
Cal Expo 1600 Exposition Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95815
Under 13 must be accompanied by an adult (866) 666-1313
Lantern Tours Old City Cemetery Committee SOLD OUT 2013. Each tour lasts approx. 75
minutes. Sacramento. Presented by Old City Cemetery
Committee at Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, join the "residents" of the
Old City Cemetery as they share the stories of their untimely deaths by
murder, mayhem, or the unusual. You even may be greeted by some lost souls.
Bring your imagination and a flashlight. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery 1000 Broadway Sacramento, CA 95818 $30, pre-purchase required: (800) 838-3006 or (916) 448-0811 oldcitycemetery.com