Trick or Treat on the Wharf Monday, October 31, 2012, 4 - 6 p.m.
Santa Cruz Wharf Little witches, goblins, and ghosts and their parents can enjoy safe and sane trick-or-treating at wharf businesses. Call (831) 420-5273. Cost: Free. santacruzwharf.com
Roaring Camp Ghost Train
October 26-27, 2012, 6:30, 8 & 8:30
Ride a steam train to Bear Mountain through a haunted redwood
forest as you relive The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Downtown Santa Cruz Children's Halloween Downtown October 31, 2012, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Free Halloween activities and merchant trick-or-treat on Pacific Ave. from Laurel to Water St. FREE rick-or-Treat Downtown
Annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat Monday, October 31, 2011 2:30-5:30 p.m. Pacific Avenue will be closed to vehicles for this annual afternoon of costumed fun for the whole family. Visit your favorite merchants or treats. Trick-or-Treat Downtown
Heritage Harvest Festival October 20, 2012, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
1401 Coast Road
Santa Cruz, CA
See tractor, draft horse and living history demonstrations, listen to music, make crafts, and participate in harvest-time activities. The park is located 2 miles north of Santa Cruz. This event is appropriate for all ages.
Marine Masquerade & Scary Aquary October 26, 2012
Family fun with seaside storytelling, night-time whale skeleton tours, crafts, scavenger hunt and costume parade. Santa Cruz, CA Call: (831) 459-3800 seymourcenter.ucsc.edu
Annual Harvest Festival October 20, 2012
Celebrate the bounty of the fall harvest - fun for the entire family! Contests, exhibits from Agricultural History Project. Aptos, CA Call: (831) 728-5060. montereybayfarmers.org
Dia de los Muertos Day of the Dead Family Festival November 2, 2012
Traditional Mexican celebration honors family & friends that have passed away. Music, dance, performances & art activities. Downtown Santa Cruz, CA Call: (831) 429-1964. santacruzmah.org
SANTA CRUZ - Santa Cruz Mask Making Day October 27, 2012
A fun filled day for the whole family. Cost: Free.
Santa Cruz, CA Call: (831) 420-6177. nelsoncenter.com