California Halloween Events

Old Sacramento Ghost Tours

October 11-26, 2019, 6:30-9 p.m. departing every half hour.

Ghost Tours run every Friday and Saturday night 

Tour length approx. 1 hour

Sacramento History Museum
101 I Street
Old Sacramento, CA
$15, not recommended for ages 8 years or younger,

Something wicked this way comes on Murderers, Mayhem, and Tragedies Ghost Tours! These tours tell historic true macabre tales from the late 19th century, and are separate from   Underground Tours. 

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 have included 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.

Spookomotive Train Rides

California State Railroad Museum October 12-27, 2019

California State Railroad Museum
2nd and I Streets
Old Sacramento, CA
$15 approx.,
Each weekend is specially themed:
October 12, 2019 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 
October 13, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
October 19, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 
October 20, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  
October 26, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
October 27, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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.  

Sacramento Zoo Boo at the Zoo

Old City Cemetery's Cream of the Crypt Tour October 5, 2019, 10 a.m.

Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
1000 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818

Sacramento Ultimate Terror Scream Park

September 27-November 2, 2019, 7 p.m.

4909 Auburn Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95841
Cost: $28-48
Welcome to the most outrageous haunted house event in Sacramento. As seen on CBS, ABC, Fox, and Forbes, Ultimate Terror Scream Park offers two horrifying haunted houses and live horror entertainment throughout the month of October. Mature audiences only.

Dates: September 27-28, 2019 | October 4, 5, 6, 2019 | October 10, 11, 12, 13, 2019 | October 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2019 | October 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2019 | November 2, 3, 2019 - Glow Stick Fright Night

Día de Los Muertos Fiesta

October 11, 2019, 6-10 p.m. Opening of Exhibition October 11-December 15, 2019

California Museum
1020 O St.
Sacramento, CA

California Museum event highlights include: 

Appearances by exhibit artists John S. Huerta, Oscar Magallanes & Raul Mejia​; Mayahuel food, drinks and snacks for sale; Live music by Maya & Dinorah Klinger Maquilli Tonatiuh Aztec Dancers performance; Sugar Skull Workshops (2 sessions at 6:30 & 7:30 pm, $15 materials fee) Complimentary face painting & costume contest; Hands-on kids’ activities suitable for ages 5 & up; More fun for the entire family & all ages – don’t miss it!*

Haunted Fort

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park  October 19 & 26, 2019, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park

2701 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
$8, must reserve, tickets are limited


Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, Sacramento's oldest establishment, The Haunted Fort, includes historical characters who take visitors on 50-60 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.

Fairytale Town Super Safe Halloween

October 19, 20, 26, 27, 2019, 5-9 p.m.

Fairytale Town
3901 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822
$10-12,  (buy tickets early, may sell out)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road as you journey to the Emerald City. Visit Munchkin Land, the Haunted Forest, and more! Meet Professor Marvel for an up-close magic experience. Plus meet all your favorite Wizard of Oz characters but watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her flying monkeys! This Halloween extravaganza also features 15 treat stations, a nightly costume parade at 8:30 p.m., hands-on activities, and lots of fun.


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

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