California Halloween Events

Santa Barbara Trunk or Treat

October 27, 2023, 5-8 p.m.

Downtown Santa Barbara
Spenser Adams Parking Lot
1212 De La Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA
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Wear your costumes for thefree, family-friendly, outdoor  Trunk or Treat  event open to the public! With the support of the Santa Barbara Police Department, and community agencies, kids and their parents can enjoy a safe alternative to  traditional Halloween trick-or-treat! Bring your own bag for candy.


Santa Barbara Spooky Movie Nights

October 2023

Paseo Nuevo
651 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA

 Join DJ Frank in Center Court for movies

Spooky Movie Nights
October 13, 2023
 6:30-9 p.m.
Spooky Movie Nights – Every Friday Night of October | 6:30-9 p.m.
Join us for our Outdoor Spooky Movie Nights! Every Friday of October enjoy a FREE Spooky Movie on the rooftop of our South Side parking garage.

Friday 10/6: Coco
Friday 10/13: The Addams Family
Friday 10/20: Maleficent
Friday 10/27: Hocus Pocus
Complimentary popcorn will be served! Bring blankets, chairs and extra layers and get cozy for our Spooky Movie Series!
*Guests can set up blankets and chairs after 12pm the day of the showing.

Past info

For a fun, safe Halloween event, children and their parents are invited to Trick-or-Treat along State Street and throughout the Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center to collect free ghoulish delights. All participating businesses will display an orange ghost and balloons in their window. Come in costume to receive a special treat. Don't forget to bring a Trick-or-Treat bag!


 Santa Barbara Boo  at the Zoo

October 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29, 2023, 5-8 p.m.

Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA
$25 adult, $18 child,

Get into the Halloween spirit as the Zoo transforms for six nights of safe, traffic-free trick-­or-treating and  monster-ous thrills and chills.


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

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