California Halloween Events

Santa Rosa Floating Pumpkin Patch

October 21, 2023, 1:30-6 p.m.

2 sessions: 1:30-3:30 p.m. & 3:45-5:45 p.m.

Ridgway Swim Center
455 Ridgway Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA
$12 pumpkin included,


Tired of walking through a hot and itchy field for the perfect pumpkin? Then join us for our first Floating Pumpkin Patch at Ridgway Swim Center. Enjoy a day filled with games, pumpkin decorating and pumpkin splashing fun for participants of all ages. All participants entering the facility must pay admission. Ridgway Swim Center 

Join the 12th annual Floating Pumpkin Patch in 2023! This event creates a fun spin on tradition by having a pumpkin patch in the pool! In addition to pumpkins, there are plenty of other fun activities planned for the day!   Hunt for your perfect pumpkin in the pool and then deck it out at our decorating station with all sorts of fun crafts! 

Hunt for your perfect pumpkin in the pool and then deck it out at the decorating station with all sorts of fun crafts! Plus, the pool will be open for pumpkin-splashing fun, playing games and getting prizes all afternoon! This is a family event suitable for participants of all ages -- so bring your buddies too!

Santa Rosa Fall Fun Fest Trick or Treating

October 27, 2023, 5-8 p.m. | October 28, 2023 at Bayside Church

Old Courthouse Square
Santa Rosa & Bayside Church
Santa Rosa, CA
 Free admission, fall-fun-fest

  • Downtown Trick or Treating 4-6 p.m.
  • Costume Contest 6:15 p.m.
  • DJ and Dance Party
  • Games & Rides
  • Food & Beverages for sale, food trucks

Costume Contest sponsored by Third Street Aleworks and hosted by Amber & Tanner -
6:15 pm - Kids Costume Contest
7:00 pm - Adults Costume Contest
7:30 pm - Group Costume Contest

All categories limited to 50 participants. Sign up on site.

Fall Fun Fest also takes place at Bayside Church Campus October 28, 2023, 5-8 p.m. Location: 3175 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa, CA. Free,


Blind Scream Haunted House

Doc Hunter's House of Horror

October 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2023, 7-11 p.m. Opens at 7 p.m.

98 Santa Rosa Plaza
(located in the old Sears Center)
Santa Rosa, CA
Not recommended for age 7 years and younger

Are you brave enough to face the malevolent spirits, the twisted experiments, and the unspeakable horrors that reside within Doc Hunter's nightmare of a haunt? Those brave enough to cross the threshold, well, they NEVER RETURN.

Santa Rosa Halloween at Howarth

Trick or Treat, Saturday, October 28, 2023, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Must register with city of Santa Rosa for one of three time slots in order to attend event

Howarth Park
630 Summerfield Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA
$5-10, - Usually sells out!

Howarth Park annual Halloween includes a costume parade! Come in Costume, dress in your best costume, ride the train and carousel with your ghostly friends and trick or treat around various locations in the bewitched park. Ages: 12 and under.  Adults WILL need a ticket to ride the train with child.

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

October 14, 2023 | 12:30-2 p.m.

Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center
2301 Hardies Lane
Santa Rosa, California 95403
$15 preregistration,

Crafts & Treats!  with Norene Cox, creator of Create a Great Pumpkin candleholder, Snoopy skeleton snacks, and more. Recommended for ages 6-16.


Other fun activities and events include the annual Winter Tree Lighting Ceremony and merchant open house, Santa Rosa Egg Hunt held each spring and a free summer concerts series.

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

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