California Halloween Events

Santa Barbara Dia de Los Muertos

Free Family Day October 28, 2018, 1-4 p.m.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

The whole family is invited to explore the Mexican tradition of day of the dead. Enjoy art activities. traditional music, dance performances, altar displays and refreshments. 

Santa Barbara Monster Mash Dance Party

October 31, 2018, 3-6 p.m.

Paseo Nuevo
651 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA

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 

Animals at the Santa Barbara Zoo get treats, too, on this holiday and several others.

Haunt at the Showgrounds

October 19-20, 2018, 6-11 p.m. 

Earl Warren Showgrounds
3400 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
 (805) 687-0766

Experience the heart-pounding 2 night haunted-house style attraction, consisting of 3 separate, frightful haunts:

  • The Tunnel of Terror
  • The Barn
  • The Hall of Darkness  3  

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

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