Salinas, CA Halloween Events

Salinas Halloween in the Park

October 28, 2023, 12-2 p.m.

Sherwood Community Park
920 N Main St.
Salinas, CA

Halloween in the Park with lots of fun activities at Sherwood Park for kids and the family! Don't forget your costumes.

Halloween Spooktacular

October 27, 2023, 6:30-8 p.m.

Salinas YMCA
117 Clay St.
Salinas, CA
(831) 757- 4633 or visit

Event is free for the entire community to enjoy. Spooktacular events include trick-or-treat stations, arts and crafts, a costume parade and other family fun. And everything is free. Be sure to wear your costume.

Haunted Trail at Wonder Wood


October 28, 2023, 6-8:30 p.m.

Wonder Wood Ranch 
8100 Wild Horse Road
Salinas, CA 93907
(Free admission age 2 years and under)

Family-friendly Haunted Trail Event! Hayrides around the haunted trail, pumpkins, and other fun Halloween activities.

A hayride around the haunted half-mile trail through the woods

Visits and pictures with the horses (and Forrest!)

Snacks and Hot Cider

Games, crafts

Costumes welcome

Many animals

Borchard Farms Giant Pumpkin Patch & Weigh Off

September 15-October 31, 2023

142 Rodgers Rd.
Salinas,  CA 93907
(831) 449-1062

Open every day from September 'til Halloweeen. Weekdays

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Daily Halloween activities - corn maze, farm animals, haunted barn, ghost town, pumpkin patch. 5 acre corn maze is available for exploring 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. (flashlight at night)

Ghost Town for ages 10 years and under, Spooky ghost town for the little ones: Pumpkin Bounce Houses | Hay Stack Maze | Leap the Pumpkins | Photo Op Areas

Tom and Katherine Borchard, owners of Borchard Farms, host the annual Borchard Farms pumpkin weigh-off, known as the California State Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off. To date has raise over $25,000 for Ag Against Hunger.

In addition to growing artichokes and row crops, Borchard Farms grows and sales minor crops of pumpkins, gourds and squash, which is made available to the public during the fall months of September and October each year.  



SALINAS Downtown Trick or Treat

October 28, 2023, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Downtown Salinas

Free Trick or Treat in Downtown Salinas! Bring your kids for this family friendly event and enjoy the ease of trick or treating at your local businesses. Costume contests for kids AND adults, pumpkin decorating, scavenger hunt and more - mark your calendar now and we'll see you downtown!

This annual event celebrates 19 years in 2023! It's always on the Saturday before Halloween from 11am-2pm in Downtown Salinas and gives families an opportunity to explore the Historic Center for Arts, Culture, and Cuisine known as Downtown Salinas.

Please come this year and every year to celebrate the beauty and diversity of this wonderful community! Feel free to share this event with your friends and help spread the word! 

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

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