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SF Bay Area Halloween Haunts; Corn Mazes & More: 2018 Guide

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BAY AREA, CA – Welcome to autumn 2018! To usher in the season, Patch presents its annual, town-by-t0wn event guide to all things fall -- Halloween happenings, trick-or-treat extravaganzas, scary haunts and attractions, Día de los Muertos celebrations, autumn festivals, carnivals and more spooktacular fun, plus the best Oktoberfests, throughout the San Francisco Bay area.

Bookmark this page to use as your reference guide, as it will be updated over coming weeks. Enjoy the season!



OCT. 20: Final Zombie Bar Crawl 2018: Downtown. "Last dance" for this event after nearly a decade. 21+.

OCT. 26-28: 15th Annual Teen Haunted House . Be brave!

OCT. 27: Halloween 'Monsters Bash' 2018: USS Hornet. "The East Bay’s Premier Party and Zombie Attraction."

OCT. 31: Halloween Trick-Or-Treating 2018: Downtown. Bring your little ones in costumes!

NOV. 3-4: Annual Holiday Boutique. Admission is free.



OCT. 14: Oktoberfest: Ocean View Brew Works. Music, beer, traditional fare & commemorative steins!

OCT. 26: Halloween Carnival 2018: Free. A scary good time for all!

OCT. 31: Halloween On Solano & Costume Contest. Community fun.



SEPT. 29-30: Oktoberfest 2018: Tyrolean Inn Restaurant. Quaint restaurant with authentic German food & drink.



OCT. 13: Zombie Brew Crawl. "Sample craft beers and tasty bites."

OCT. 19-21, 26-28 & 31: Haunted Depot - Halloween 2018. "A frightful depository of ghosts, goblins and spirits luring you inside for a scare."

OCT. 27: Halloween Costume Contest & Trick-Or-Treat Stroll. "Awards and treats & noontime Canine & Critter Costume Contest."



OCT. 13: Harvest Festival - Kid Zone, Pumpkins & Scarecrows. Family fun with face painting, bounce house, balloon art & music.

OCT. 31: Halloween On Solano & Costume Contest. A local tradition.

NOV. 2: Day Of The Dead - Dia De Los Muertos Celebration. Community altar & candlelight procession.



OCT. 20: 'THE MISSING ARM' Spooky Walk: Big Basin Redwoods. "Ranger apples cooked around the campfire and storytellers round out this festive family event."



OCT. 19-20: Harvest Fest & Haunted House 2018: McKinley Elementary . "The scariest, most memorable haunted house on the peninsula," with other fun activities, too.

OCT. 27: 'Hawktoberfest' Oktoberfest: Masonic Lodge. Grown-ups only. Book a baby sitter!

OCT. 27-28: Fall Fest 2018 - Live Music & Kids' Zone: Downtown . Enjoy food trucks & beer garden.



OCT. 20-21: Annual Oktoberfest 2018: Downtown. A community tradition that features German food, beer and wine, live music, and arts and crafts.

OCT. 26: Zombie Crawl 'Thriller' Dance Mob: Downtown. Free weekly workshops can turn you into a participating zombie!



OCT. 28: Capitola Village Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treat. Parade kicks off at 2 p.m.



OCT. 5-7: Oktoberfest & Carnival. Celebrate Munich-style under beautiful Mt. Diablo.



OCT. 6: Oktoberfest & Courtney's Pumpkin Patch. Community event that features German food, beer & wine with Halloween fun.



OCT. 12-13: Oktoberfest 2018: Todos Santos Plaza. "Beer tent, live music, singing and dancing, strongman contests, food truck fare, a kid’s area, and more."

OCT. 26, 27, 31: 'Cursi House Of Screams' 20th & Final Year. A haunted house run by family and friends.

OCT. 28: Halloween Spooktacular 2018: Pixieland. Little ones can ride the Ghost Train & trick-or-treat.



OCT. 13: Annual Oktoberfest. A community tradition with lots of activities for the little ones.



OCT. 13: Chamber's Annual Oktoberfest 2018: Downtown. With yodeling contests, wiener dog race and food, music & dancing. Admission is free.

OCT. 31: City Hall-oween: City Hall. "Visit the different departments for a special treat and to show off your costumes."



OCT. 26: Monster Mash: Halloween 2018. Dance party & more for the family.

OCT. 27: Deer Hollow Farm’s Spooky Times. Admission only $5 if you come in costume.



OCT. 20-21: Fallfest 2018 - Food, Fun, Art & Entertainment. A festive afternoon for the entire family.

OCT. 25: Spooktacular Celebration -- Halloween 2018 For Ages 1-9. Registration open online.



OCT. 6: Sunrise Rotary's Oktoberfest. Community fun with polka music, German food, beer & wine.

OCT. 31: Halloween Treat Trail 2018: Downtown. Free, popular community tradition.



Through OCT. 31: Cool Patch Pumpkins & Corn Maze 2018."Home of the World-Record corn maze."

OCT. 6-7: Lambtown Festival.Two-day fest to celebrate all things lamb.



OCT. 13: Harvest Fair With Wagon Rides, Fun, Food & Music. Great family fun where the children can churn butter, press apples and pan for gold.

OCT. 19 & 26: 'Ghosts Of Dublin' Flashlight Tour 2018: Pioneer Cemetery. Always a sell-out, so get your tickets soon.

OCT. 27: Floating Pumpkin Patch 2018: The Wave. Cool way to select your pumpkin!



OCT. 27: Halloween Carnival & Haunted House. Includes a “Lights On” haunted experience for little ones.



OCT. 28: Oktoberfest Cooking Class 2018: ITK Culinary. Amazing menu led by Chef Carl Peschlow, who hails from Germany.



OCT. 13: Biketoberfest Marin. Bike show, group ride, food & beer.

OCT. 31: Halloween Parade & Costume Contest. An annual tradition.



OCT. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 25-27 & 30-31: FEARfilled Haunted Hotel . "Fiendish staff ... all dying to make your visit truly horrifying."

OCT. 27: Mr. Jelly Belly Halloween Breakfast & Masquerade. Seating is limited, so save your seats!



OCT. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28: Thomas & Percy's Halloween Party™- Roaring Camp Railroads. Event offers storytelling, crafts & pumpkin patch.



OCT. 13: SRJC's Shone Farm Fall Festival. U-pick pumpkins, kids' activities, cornhole, apple-pressing, olive oil tasting & more.



OCT. 27: The VIBE Halloween Festival . "A SPOOKtacular day of food, arts and crafts, a costume contest, games and a haunted house!"



SEPT. 29: Rotary's Oktoberfest Bash: JP DasBrew. Beer, food, music & fun!

OCT. 13: Oktoberfest at Town Fair Plaza. To be held at downtown's outdoor community space.

OCT. 19: Trick-Or-Treat On Downtown Safety Street. Don't forget your costumes, food trucks, too.

OCT. 19- 21, 26-28: Haunted Railroad - 'Spooky' Halloween Family Fun. "A nighttime train ride through Ardenwood’s haunted forest."

OCT. 20: Our Lady Of Guadalupe Harvest Festival. "From dangling donuts to a Cake Walk, Field Events, Food Booths, Games, Prizes, Face Painting, Kids Crafts, a Talent Show, Music and more!"

OCT. 26: Halloween Twilight Hike & Campfire Stories: Coyote Hills. Come in costume!

OCT. 28: Harvest Festival & Carnival 2018: Harborlight Church. "Obstacle course, raffle prizes, carnival games, jump houses, festival-style food, and tons of candy."



SEPT. 30: Kendall-Jackson 2nd Annual Harvest Celebration. Cooking demos, educational seminars, outdoor painting sessions, live music, and, of course, wines!



OCT. 28: Harvest & Halloween Carnival: Coppola Winery. "So much family fun it's scary! Reservations required."



Through OCT. 28: Halloween Gilroy Gardens@Night & 'Big Boo'. Don't miss Spider’s Lair & Ghost Train.

OCT. 20: Halloween Beer Crawl 2018: Downtown. come in costume!

OCT. 27: Great Garlic 5K FUNdraiser & Costume Contest. Halloween costume contest for Best Individual & Group.



SEPT. 29:2nd Annual Oktoberfest - Food, Bands & Brews: Downtown . More than 50 beer vendors, live music & tasty eats.

OCT. 19-20: Unhaunted House & Halloween Carnival: Sulphur Creek. Fun at the nature center, including games, hikes and marshmallow-roasting.



OCT. 24: Fall Vineyard Hike. "Your guided journey begins with a continental breakfast."

NOV. 2: Olive Harvest Celebration & Lunch. "Sumptuous three-course lunch served al fresco, showcasing olive-centric recipes.



OCT. 26: Halloween Trunk or Treat & Movie . Come in costume!



SEPT. 28-OCT. 31: Fall Fest, Corn Maze & 'Gorechard' 2018: Swank Farms. Love a scare, then you'll love the cherry orchard turned "Gorechard." Daytime events not so scary!

OCT. 1-31: Pumpkin Junction, Train & Carousel 2018: Casa de Fruta. Old-fashioned fun for the family with the Case de Choo-Choo & Casa De Carousel & more.



OCT. 27-28: Halloween Haunted House 2018 by Youth Commission.Great for all ages with Super Scary & Not So Scary options.



OCT. 6: Lake Co. Chamber's Oktoberfest. Fun includes dachshund derby & costume contest.



OCT. 1-31: G&M Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch 2018. A six-acre corn maze, plus pony rides & barnyard fun.

OCT. 3: Witches Night Out & Martini Tasting 2018: Downtown . Witches Hat and Cackle Contest, too!

OCT. 14: Dogtoberfest & 'Most Dogs Wearing Bandanas' - Pet costume contest, too.

OCT. 20: Pool Pumpkin Patch 2018: Aquatic Center. Dive in!

OCT. 27: Kidz Town Halloween Hay Day & Trick-Or-Treating 2018. Costume contest & Halloween-themed fun downtown.



OCT. 20: 'Twas A Week Before Halloween Movie Night. Free, outdoor double-feature!

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular 2018: Downtown. Fun and free. Bring your own treat bag.



OCT. 6-28: Pumpkin Patch & Train: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad. Carousel & BBQ, too.

OCT. 20: Oktoberfest: Jack Rose Libation House. Kids 12 and younger get in free.



OCT. 20: Zombie Brew Crawl 2018: Downtown. Cash prizes for best costumes.

OCT. 24 & 31: Alhambra Cemetery Halloween & Full Moon Tour. Bring your flashlights!

OCT. 27: Creatures Of The Night Campfire: John Muir Historic Site . Rangers will lead songs, stories & activities about nocturnal creatures.

OCT. 28: Trunk-or-Treat Spooktacular 2018: Downtown. "Visit creatively themed and decorated car trunks and shops along Main Street."

NOV. 3: Dia de los Muertos festival. Free event with dancing, altars & more on Main Street.



OCT. 27: 'Halloween Hoopla' Parade & Trick-or-Treat. Fun day includes carnival games, crafts and magic show.



SEPT. 28: Tam Valley Oktoberfest. Music, dancing, games, food, fun house & beer!

OCT. 26: Trunk-Or-Treat, Magic Show & Dia De Los Muertos. Includes showing of movie "Coco."

OCT. 26: Marin Singles Halloween Party. "Includes a fun Costume Contest (costumes are optional) and dancing to your favorite hits."

OCT. 28: Halloween Faire 2018: Strawberry Recreation District. Carnival game & Happy Halloween House.



OCT. 19: 'Hocus Pocus' - Free, Outdoor Movie. Movie begins at dark



SEPT. 29: Oktoberfest -Family Festival.Delicious German food, music & a play area for the kids.

OCT. 27: Pumpkins In The Park - Petting Zoo & Crafts. Wear your costumes!



OCT. 23: Mini-Pumpkin Decorating 2018: Free At Library. Supplies provided.



OCT. 13-31: Annual Shoreline Pumpkin Splash. Enjoy pumpkin painting, carving, cookie decorating & more.

OCT. 27: Monster Bash 2018: Pioneer Park. Free, family fun.

OCT. 27: Downtown Trick-or-Treat . Spirited time along Castro Street.



OCT. 27: Halloween Family Farm Day 2018: Slide Ranch. Feathered, furry and wooly friends help make the day.



OCT. 13: Oktoberfest At CIA Copia. Live oom-pah band, delicious food & cold beer!

OCT. 14: Artisan Market. Local artisans, sample specialties, live music and picnic-style lunches.

OCT. 19 & NOV. 17: Wine Train 2018 Murder Mystery. Great time with gourmet meal, theater on a vintage train.

OCT. 20: Fire Safety Day & Halloween Costume Exchange: Fire Station. "Respook. Rewear. Rescare."



OCT. 27: Family Halloween Fest & Haunted House. Pool will be open for a swim, as well.



SEPT. 26: Oktoberfest Dinner - Brats, Beer & Music. Great community event!

OCT. 20: The Not-So-Scary Halloween Magic Show: Free. "A magic show full of Halloween fun appropriate for all ages."

OCT. 20: Sunrise Rotary's Oktoberfest. Live music, German food & chicken dance lessons and contest.

OCT. 26-27: Scream On The Green & Haunted House . Carnival games & costumes contests, too!



SEPT. 29-30: Annual Oaktoberfest In The Dimond. Biergarten, Eco Fair, Kid’s Root Biergarten, a homebrew competition, music & food.

OCT. 21: Day Of The Dead Celebration 2018: OMCA. Crafts, tasty food, dance, music, colorful ofrendas and ceremonia at Oaklnad Museum of California.

OCT. 27: Howloween Party & Fire Foundation Benefit: Wag Hotels . Ticket proceeds will be donated to California Fire Foundation.

OCT. 27: Piedmont Ave. Halloween Parade & Pumpkin Festival. A full day with a costume parade, trick-or-treating and free fun at a pumpkin patch.

OCT. 27-28: 'Boo At The Zoo'. "Ride the spooky boo train and join the dance party."

OCT. 27-28: Jack O’Lantern Jamboree 2018: Children's Fairyland. "Come in costume and enjoy a spooktacular extravaganza."



OCT. 25: Halloween Parade For Tots. Enjoy sweet stroll around the park. Free.



OCT. 27-28: Spooktacular Haunted House & Carnival. Sunday will be less scary for the little ones.



OCT. 14: Halloween Magic at Gamble Garden. "Come in costume and enjoy a frightfully fun morning!"

OCT. 28: California Ave. Trick-or-Treat & Halloween Carnival. The 24th year for this community tradition.

NOV. 2: Beauty of the Autumn Garden in Arrangements. "Let Gamble's autumn garden inspire you to create a colorful seasonal arrangement in a rustic urn."



SEPT. 28-NOV. 1: Petaluma Pumpkin Patch & Amazing Corn Maze. There's a daytime corn maze, and a nighttime NIGHT MAZE on weekends!

SEPT. 29: All Hallow's Art Fest. "Bewitching artistry of Halloween artists from around the country."

SEPT. 30: 32nd Annual Fall Petaluma Antique Faire. Enjoy charm of downtown and peruse antiques in beautiful, historical waterfront setting.

OCT. 13-14, 20-21: Tolay Fall Festival 2018 - Pumpkin Patch & More. How to resist the 'Nighttime Creatures Barn' or the 'Creepy Crawly Room'?

OCT. 20: Annual Cemetery Walk - Halloween: Cypress Hill. the "spooky" tradition continues!

OCT. 20 & 27: Pumpkins On Pikes 2018: Tara Firma Farms. A must-see, magical event for all ages.

OCT. 31: Downtown Trick-or-Treat Trail . Follow the orange and black balloons around downtown!



OCT. 20: Pool Pumpkin Patch . Lots of fun planned!



OCT. 14: Pumpkin Splash 2018: Aquatic Center. Carnival games, too!

OCT. 26: Halloween 'Trunk-Or-Treat' - Decorate your vehicle for this fun, spooktacular event.



OCT. 5-31: 'Pirates Of Emerson' 2018: Alameda Co. Fairgrounds. An East Bay Halloween tradition!

OCT. 20: Floating Pumpkin Patch 2018: Aquatic Center. Games, and costumes encouraged!

OCT. 20: Halloween Scavenger Hunt For Ages 10 & Younger . "Children have to solve the clue in order to find the next downtown location, where they will be given a small goodie or treat."

OCT. 26-28: Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show 2018: Fairgrounds. A seasonal shopping bonanza.

OCT. 27: Halloween Brew Crawl. the grown-up version of trick-or-treating!



OCT. 28: 'Ghost Tour: Shipwrecks of Point Reyes' Outdoor Class. Spooky fun with historical twist!



OCT. 20: Halloween Spooktakular & Carnival. Fun for the family and includes costume parade, too.

OCT. 26: Kids Night Out- Chills and Thrills Night. Pre-registration required.

OCT. 28: RC.OktobeRun Half-Marathon & 5K. Beautiful course & great for families.

NOV. 4: Dia De Los Muertos - Day Of Dead: Courthouse Square. Food, music, dancing and lots of activities for youngsters.



OCT. 12-31: Blind Scream Haunted House . Two haunted houses & 20,000 square feet in terror!

OCT. 20: Pumpkin Spash 2018: Honeybee Pool. Decoration station included.

OCT. 27: Halloween Carnival. Magician & costume contest!



OCT. 25: Goblin Grotto For Ages 10 & Younger. Pre-registration required.



OCT. 6-7: Art & Wine Faire - Premier Fall Festival. Kids' zone, car show, entertainment, food & drink!

OCT. 13: Peninsula Oktoberfest 2018: Hiller Aviation Museum. Fine fare, beer & traditional Bavarian music.

OCT. 26: Goblin Walk - Halloween 2018: Downtown. Little trick-or-treaters can stop at businesses displaying goblin signs.

OCT. 27: Haunted Hangar Party: Hiller Aviation Museum. "Grab a drink, eat some Bone Yard BBQ, dance to Q102.1's DJ Billy Vidal and wonder the creepy museum gallery."



OCT. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28: SF Zoo's ZOOtoberfest 2018 - Hay Maze & Brew Haus. "Go on an adventure in 'Harvest Hallow.'”

OCT. 10-NOV. 3: Haunted 'Terror Vault' 2018: The San Francisco Mint. "An imaginative historical horror come-to-life."

OCT. 12-27: 'TERROR-RAMA - Dead The Whole Time' Theater. Amp up the terror.

OCT. 13: Oktoberfest 2018: Park Chalet Coastal Beer Garden. "Enjoy live music, delicious German fare, specially brewed Oktoberfest beer, costume contest and more!"

OCT. 19: Oktoberfest 2018: Gallery 308 Fort Mason. "Get ready for the Bay Area's most authentic Oktoberfest!"

OCT. 25: Halloween Chocolate + Cheese: The Cheese School of San Francisco. "Perfect pairings for your favorite Halloween treats."

OCT. 26-31: Spookville: Halloween Theme Park: Westfield Centre. "Iconic Halloween themed areas filled with Instagram-friendly, interactive installations screaming for selfies."

OCT. 28: Halloween Hoopla 2018: Yerba Buena Gardens. "Compete in the annual Mummy Wrap and other fun games."



SEPT. 29: Ludwig's German Table Oktoberfest . Live band & biergarten. Vegetarian meal option, too.

OCT. 5-7: Santana Row Glass Pumpkin Festival. "Thousands of hand-blown glass pumpkins crafted by BAGI (Bay Area Glass Institute) artists and renowned glass artisans from around the country."

OCT. 6: Los Lagos Oktoberfest. Live German music, dancing, traditional food, beer and yodeling contest!

Through OCT. 31: Winchester Mystery House Hallowe’en Candlelight Tour. "This year guests are taken on journey through 13 Doors whose purpose and secrets the Winchester widow took to her grave."

OCT. 19: 'Unruly Oktoberfest' at Hotel Valencia Santana Row. Unruly tapas paired with great brews. For ages 21+

OCT. 20: Día de los Muertes Festival 2018: Cesar Chavez Park. Art, music, food, kid activities at South Bay's largest Day of Dead event.

OCT. 27: Dia de Los Muertos 2018: Calvary Cemetery. Free & open to public with rituals, dance, music & children's crafts.

OCT. 30: Halloween Family Fun Fest 2018: Santana Row. All free!



SEPT. 28-NOV. 3: Fear Overload Scream Park. "It's time to scream."

OCT. 13: All Saints Oktoberfest. German food, Music, singing, dancing and beer. Perfect for families.

OCT. 26: Halloween Pumpkin Splash 2018: Aquatic Center. Pick your perfect pumpkin from the pool!

OCT. 26: Halloween SOUL Show Niecey Robinson & Friends: BAL. Wear your costume!



OCT. 20: Fall Festival 2018 - Music, Food, Art & Games. Enjoy at King Park.

OCT. 28: Halloween Hunt & Trick-Or-Treat 2018: Downtown. Costumes encouraged!

OCT. 31: Halloween Spooktacular 2018: Hillsdale Shopping Center. Free event with trick-or-treating, face-painting, cookies & "slime" making.



OCT. 27: Halloween Activities & Graveyard Stroll. Face-painting, crafts, scary & less scary graveyard walks.

OCT. 27: Pirate Halloween Party & Feast 2018: Falkirk Center. Y'ur crew for the treasure hunt!

OCT. 27: Trick-Or-Treat On 4th Street. A city tradition!



OCT. 6: Free Fun On The Farm -Pumpkins & Gourds. Hands-on activities for the family.

OCT. 20: Oktoberfest: Polka, Food & Brews: Forest Home Farms. Dachshund races, too!

OCT. 20: Oktoberfest at Canyon Lakes Brewery. Family friendly with live music, face-painting & German menu.

OCT. 27: Halloween Trick-Or-Treat On The Farm. Activities, treats, puppet show and free refreshments.



SEPT. 28-30, OCT. 5-7, 12-14, 19-20, 26-28. Halloween Haunt 2018: Great America. Haunted mazes, scare zones, monsters & more.

OCT. 26: Santa Clara Singles Halloween Party. :Includes a fun Costume Contest (costumes are optional), with prizes; and dancing to your favorite hits."



OCT. 6: Oktoberfest with German American Club. Tickets only $10 and on sale now.

OCT. 19: '13 Days Of Halloween On The Wharf' Kick-Off. Free hot apple cider and games.

OCT. 27: Gault Elementary School Halloween Parade & Carnival. Awards given for best HOMEMADE costumes.

OCT. 27: Zombie Night On The Wharf. Thriller dance planned.

OCT. 31: Trick-Or-Treating On the Wharf. Treats, bingo & more fun!



SEPT. 29: Drawing Autumn Colors - Colored Pencil Techniques Workshop. "Hot drinks and light snacks will be provided throughout the day."

OCT. 5-7: Sonoma Co Harvest Fair & Grape Stomp 2018: Fairgrounds . Eat, drink, stomp & shop!

OCT. 27: Halloween at Howarth Memorial Park . Don't delay as tickets often sell out.



OCT. 20-21: Goblin Jamboree 2018: Bay Area Discovery Museum. This year's annual two-day Halloween family festival was inspired by the Wild West.



OCT. 26: Food Trucks + Movie In The Park + Halloween. Dress in your costume & get a treat!



OCT. 12-13: Annual Cemetery Walk. Always a sell-out. Includes dinner, entertaining tour & dessert.



SEPT. 29: Oktoberfest Release Party: Armstrong Brewing. Ticket gets you one free pint of Oktoberfest and your choice of a sausage or vegetarian meal.

OCT. 27: Trick-Or-Treat & Costume Party: Main Library. Candy, music & fun.

OCT. 27: Halloween Extravaganza 2018: South San Francisco. Lots of "spooky" activities. Advance ticket purchase recommended.



OCT. 31: Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treat. A community tradition.



OCT. 27: Jeepers Jack-O-Lantern Fun: Paradise Beach Park. "Limited amount of pumpkins will be available on a first-come, first-served basis."



OCT. 13: Fall Vegetarian Supper: Niles Pie Co. "An evening of great food, music, and friends around our communal tables."

OCT. 28: Halloween Family Fright 5K Fun Run & Carnival. And don't miss the Zombie Challenge!



SEPT. 22: 12th Annual Oktoberfest. Authentic German food, beer & music!

OCT. 31: Halloween Stroll 2018: Downtown. "Lots of great treats!"

NOV. 3: Annual Holly Days Craft & Gift Faire 2018: Downtown . Live music, too.



Through OCT. 31: Fright Fest Halloween 2018: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Be brave!

OCT. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28 & 31: NightMARE Island 2018: Mare Island. "Costumes encouraged, flashlights too."



OCT. 20: Annual Oktoberfest 2018: Downtown. Admission is free.

OCT. 26: Trick-or-Treat 2018: Downtown. Wear your costume!

OCT. 27: East Bay Singles Halloween Costume Party & Dance. "Includes a fun Costume Contest (costumes are optional), with prizes; and dancing to your favorite hits."



OCT. 27: Halloween Fall Festival & Movie: Callaghan Park. Free fun that ends with a movie!

OCT. 30-31: Halloween Maze Of Horror 2018: Youth Center. Be brave, and it's free!



OCT. 10: Witches & Warlocks’ Tea 2018: Filoli. "Includes savory and sweet 'finger' sandwiches and pumpkin scones with Filoli fruit butter."

OCT. 21: 'Halloween Unmasked' Fun At Filoli. Kids will adore this day creepy crawly creatures , pumpkin carving & more.


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