Kids Halloween Events in Sacramento

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Published Oct 3, 2014

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Yes- it’s that time of the year again! Pumpkin carving, costume hunting, trick-or-treating, and plenty more spooktacular things to do. We’ve found the best kids Halloween events in Sacramento to keep you and your family in the Halloween spirit!

ChatterBlock’s favorite kids Halloween events in Sacramento for 2014:

Corned and Confused

“Something terrifying just came in from the field. An evil secret that a small farm in West Sacramento has hidden for generations. “ A truly terrifying story awaits you at Dave’s Pumpkin Patch Find out more of this story in Corned and Confused..

Oct 4-31 Sats and Suns

Vierra Farms

Scream Park California

Looking for a perfect Halloween destination? Scream Park California unveils a colossal Halloween theme park featuring 3 outrageous haunted houses, live music concerts, food, drink, and live entertainment. Come and SCREAM!!!

Oct 4 – Nov 2, 7pm

Scream Park Pavillion       

Spooky Halloween River Cruise

For three weekends this October, Hornblower will be cruising along the Sacramento River with a fun, family friendly and yet Spooky Halloween River Cruise. Spend one-hour cruising as the evening creeps in with the chilling sounds of Halloween-themed music.

Oct 11-26, Sat & Sun

L Street Dock

Spookomotive Train Rides & River Cruises

All aboard and experience Halloween fun Old Sacramento style in Spookomotive Train Rides & River Cruises. Ride the “Spookomotive” train for a  fun-filled, 45-minute, six-mile roundtrip train ride along the Sacramento River.

Oct 11-26, Sat & Sun

Old Sacramento


Pumpkin Science

It’s the season for Jack-o-lanterns! Learn about the Great Pumpkin with Pumpkin Science perfect for the Halloween!

Oct 11-12, Sat &  Sun

The Discovery Museum Space and Science Center

Safe & Super Halloween: The Adventures of Percy Jackson

Enter the mythological world in our Safe & Super Halloween: The Adventures of Percy Jackson theme. Young heroes can go on a quest to Mount Olympus, visit the lair of Polyphemus the Cyclops, plus, enjoy 17 candy stations, hands-on activities, a costume parade and performances.

Oct 24-26, Fri-Sun

Fairytale Town

The Haunted Fort

Join our Fifth annual “The Haunted Fort” as the historic site offer special lantern-lit guided tours.. Some believe many of the rooms at the Fort are still haunted by the spirits of past inhabitants! Tours leave every 10 minutes and may not be appropriate for very young children.

Oct 25, Sat

Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

Boo at the Zoo

Two nights of ghoulish Zoo fun with BOO at the ZOO. Kids enjoy safe trick-or-treating around the lake, magic shows, costume dance party, games, and a new Undersea Adventure Room! You can also ride the Spooky Train or Creepy Carousel for an additional fee.

Oct 30-31, Thurs & Fri

Sacramento Zoo

Halloween Costume Ball

Dress to Impress with our Halloween Costume Ball. Be sure to come at your spookiest costumes and have fun! This is definitely one party to remember.

Oct 31, Fri

Verge Center for the Arts

More events will come your way when you visit ChatterBlock's Events Page. Happy Halloweeen!

Written by Joelle Blaikie

Trying to make lives easier one parent at a time.

Joelle is the Product Manager at ChatterBlock and is eager to share interesting stories, upcoming events, and fun ideas to do with your kids & family. Passionate about her community, avid traveler, and proud auntie.

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