California Halloween

Sacramento, CA



Sacramento, Calif. Halloween Events

  • 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
  • HALLOWEEN: A Hobbit Adventure October 25-27, 2013, 5 - 9 p.m.
    Fairytale Town
    3901 Land Park Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95822
    (916) 808-7462
    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. 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    (916) 991-5011 or (916) 457-2502
  • Sacramento Boo at the Zoo Sacramento Zoo October 30 - 31, 2013, 5-8 p.m.   Sacramento
  • 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  Location Cal Expo Entrance Gate 9 or 10 Phone 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

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