California Halloween Events

Sierra Madre Pumpkin Smash

October 12, 2023, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Fire Station
242 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Sierra Madre, CA

3rd Annual Big Pumpkin Smash is happening again at the Sierra Madre Fire Station during National Fire Prevention Week. Special thanks to our local Hastings Ranch Trader Joe's for their pumpkin contribution. No reservation required. While supplies last.

Halloween Trick or Treat Downtown

October 31, 2023, 3-7 p.m.

Downtown Sierra Madre & Memorial Park
Sierra Madre, CA


On Halloween, kids are invited to bring their folks and trick or treat in Downtown Sierra Madre. In an time honored tradition, businesses owners open their doors for the little ghost and goblins, then the children stick around to participate in the Halloween parade along Sierra Madre Blvd. 

2023 Schedule

Trick or Treating 3-5 p.m.
Costume Parade 5-5:15 p.m.
Sierra Madre Dance Center Performance 5:15-5:45 p.m.
Costume Contest 5:45-7 p.m.

Costume Contest Categories

Prizes awarded to top 3 winners in each category

Infant - 2 years
3-4 years
5-7 years
8-12 years
13-17 years
Group - all ages

Downtown trick-or-treating, a costume parade, and costume contest is coordinated by the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce. Local businesses hand out candy in Kersting Court, on Sierra Madre Blvd between Baldwin Ave and Lima Ave, on Baldwin Ave between Sierra Madre Blvd (and select businesses on East Montecito Ave).

Participating businesses will have a trick-or-treating sign placed at their window.

Costume Parade

Follow the Sierra Madre Fire Department Engine down Sierra Madre Blvd.
Parade should only last 15 minutes. Starts at Kersting Court and ends at Hermosa Ave.
Costume parade is open to all ages and registration is not required to participate

Everyone is invited to participate in the Sierra Madre Costume Parade often led by the Sierra Madre Fire Department and sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre. The parade begins in Kersting Court and will travel west on Sierra Madre Blvd. finishing at Memorial Park.

Scarecrow Festival

October 1-31, 2023

A Sierra Madre tradition is Scarecrows on Display around town. Workshops are offered by Creative Group -

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

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