The leaves are changing, the air is cooler, and everyone’s sipping on their favorite pumpkin drinks, which could only mean one thing—it’s officially fall in Sacramento. What better way to celebrate the change in seasons than going to some fun fall events. Visit Sacramento has gathered a list of all the fall festivities going on in Sacramento this month.


Fall in Sacramento


Family Friendly Fall Fun:


Safe and Super Halloween: In the Age of Dragons

Fairytale Town

Oct. 15 & 16, Oct. 22 & 23 | 5-9 p.m.

It’s time to have some skele-fun because Fairytale Town is bringing back its most mystical event of the year: Safe and Super Halloween. This family-friendly Halloween event features treat stations, a costume parade, hands-on activities, live entertainment, games and plenty of surprises you won’t want to miss.


Harlow’s Restaurant and Nightclub

Oct. 27 | 7:30 p.m.

Harry Styles and Halloween—what more could you ask for? Kick of Halloween weekend at Harlow’s Harryween event for a night full of dancing and singing along to all your favorite Harry Styles jams.

Halloween Festival & Pooch Parade

James Marshall Park

Oct. 29 | Noon

If you’ve got it, haunt it this howl-oween! Furry friends and their families can strut, stroll and saunter through the Midtown Park while competing in a spirited Halloween costume contest.

Halloween Boo Bash

Self Designs Art Gallery

Oct. 29 | 8 p.m.

This is going to be a great event – we can feel it in our bones! Visit the Self Designs Art Gallery to experience the spook-tacular gallery that will transport you to another dimension with its creative sights and sounds. See live body painting demonstrations by local artists and a take a tour of the glowing atmosphere as you enjoy the Halloween music and treats.

Wee Halloween

Crocker Art Museum

Oct. 29 | 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

The Crocker Art Museum is kicking off Halloween weekend with their Wee Halloween event for little ghosts and goblins of all ages. The spooktacular event features a family-friendly gallery experience with festive stories, a few tricks and the opportunity to take family portraits in costume.

Pumpkins and Planes

Aerospace Museum of California

Oct. 29 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Trick or treat yo’ family to a day full of fun at the Aerospace Museum of California’s Pumpkins and Planes event. Fly on by for lots of trick-or-treating, Halloween tunes, crafts, games, and even a tour of the haunted aircraft.

Trick or Treat Festifall

Historic Folsom

Oct. 29 | 1-5 p.m.

Visit Historic Folsom for some trick or treating fun up and down participating merchants on Sutter Street! There will be plenty of fun you can’t Reese-ist including jump houses, games, prizes and lots of candy.

Trick or Treat 2022 at Sacramento Children’s Museum

Sacramento Children’s Museum

Oct. 31 |10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Don’t go goblin up all the candy! Join the Sacramento Children’s Museum for an afternoon of trick-or-treating, outdoor games, art activities lots of candy and more!

Track or Treat Train Rides

California State Railroad Museum

Oct. 8-31 | Various times

We’re not playing Twix when we say you won’t want to miss this! Hop aboard the California State Railroad Museum’s Track or Treat Train Ride. After the 50-minute delightful, not frightful, ride, guests can enjoy games, activities, and Halloween goodies at the Passenger station.

Dave’s Pumpkin Patch

Vierra Farms

Sept. 24- Oct. 31 | Various times

If you’re looking for some gourd-geous pumpkins, Dave’s Pumpkin Patch is a must! Have some good ol’ fashioned fall fun as you enjoy hayrides, corn mazes, the jumping pillow, plenty of pumpkins, pony rides, food and let’s not forget some of Dave’s famous apple cider donuts.

Sacramento Scream Park

Sacramento Scream Park

Sept. 30- Nov. 5 | Various times

Let’s get this party startled! Sacramento Scream Park is the area’s largest and most elaborate haunted house with three different mazes sure to scare the wits out of you. Enter if you dare and be prepared to scream like you never have before.

Plenty O’ Pumpkin’s Patch

Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum

Oct. 6-30 | Various times

If you’re looking to carve out some time for Halloween fun, the Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento is hosting their “Plenty O’ Pumpkins Patch” at the Old Sacramento Schoolhouse throughout the month of October. Be sure to stop by and get a pumpkin for a cause!

Old Sacramento Ghost Tours

Sacramento History Museum

Oct. 15-29 | Various times

Where my ghouls at? Join the “ghosts” of early Sacramento as you solve true tales of Sacramento’s phantom past during a guided walking tour.


Halloween 2016

Halloween Haunts for Adults

Heartstoppers Haunted House

Heartstoppers at the Mine Shaft

Sept. 30- Oct. 31 | Various Times

Sacramento’s favorite haunted house is back and ready to make you scream! Experience four immersive haunts, all tied together with a terrifying storyline, at the mysterious three-story Mine Shaft building.

Paint Nite: The Haunted Mansion

Streets Pub and Grill

Oct. 8 | 12:15 p.m.

Ghouls just want to have fun! Paint the night away at Streets Pub and Grill in Midtown. Enjoy wine, tasty snacks and upbeat tunes as you paint a spooky haunted mansion to get in the Halloween spirit.

Spirits, Brews and Bites

Historic Folsom

Oct. 15 | 2-6 p.m.

It’s time to eat, drink and be scary! Enjoy trick or treating adult style at Folsom’s Spirits, Brews and Bites event. Breweries and local distilleries are coming together inside an assortment of businesses in the Historic District to offer tastings, live music and even a costume contest!

Phantom Paranormal Adventure

Sacramento History Museum

Oct. 21 | 6 p.m.

Join Bogle Family Vineyards as guides take you through the dark streets and several original buildings with unsettled history. It’s up to you to decide if the spirits have remained in Old Sacramento. After the search for spirits, enjoy a glass of their hauntingly delicious wine and small bites.

Halloween Pub Crawl

Participating Sacramento bars

Oct. 29 | 4-11 p.m.

Make Halloween a night to (or not to) remember at this year’s Halloween Bar Crawl. Wear your funniest, cutest or scariest costume and zombie walk your way through the participating Sacramento bars for drink/food specials, a costume contest and endless Halloween fun!

14th Annual Shannon McCabe’s Vampire Ball

Harlow’s Restaurant and Nightclub

Oct. 29 | 8 p.m.

Now this is a party you’ll be DYING to go to. Shannon McCabe’s fang-tastic annual Vampire Ball at Harlow’s is celebrating the great Anne Rice, who is known for her gothic fiction novels.