October 20, 2019, 1-4 p.m.
Simpkins Family Swim Center
979 17th Ave.
$8, $6 Ages 4-12 & 65+ years
$5 Per Pumpkin, scparks.com
County of Santa Cruz Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services Event!
Simpkins Family Swim Center is putting a fun spin on the tradition of pumpkin picking by creating a patch in the pool just for you! Swim with the pumpkins, ride the water slide and stand up paddle board in the deep end. In addition to pumpkins, activities planned for the day include games, prizes, music, popcorn, and pumpkin decorating, and the waterslide! Costumes are encouraged! Bring your suit and towel, your friends and family, and make a day of it! This is a drop-in, rain or shine event and help raise money for learn-to-swim scholarships! There will be games and prizes for all who attend!
October 12-27, 2019
$, roaringcamp.com order tickets early!
Thomas the Tank Engine talks to his fans! Dress up for Halloween with favorites for a 20 minute train ride, entertainment, and fun filled activities for the entire family. Activities include: Temporary Tattoos, Face Painting, Story Telling, Videos, Train Play Tables, Pick a Pumpkin (small pumpkins for little ones), Cookie decorating, photos with Sir Topham Hatt, Thomas store and entertainment.
October 31, 2019, 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.
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 . 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
October 26, 2019, 4-7 p.m.
Thriller Zombie Dance 5 p.m.
Apocalypse Wharf Specials 4-7 p.m.
Ghostly fun at the Wharf stage
November 1 & 2, 2019
Museum of Art & History
705 Front St.
Downtown Santa Cruz
Celebrate the dead with an all-ages festival throughout Downtown Santa Cruz with dance performances, face painting, delicious food, and a procession to enjoy more dance, music and outdoor altars at Evergreen Cemetery.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.