Kids' Halloween Events in East Bay

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Published Sep 22, 2017

There are some spooktacular events coming our way to get us in the Halloween spirit! These are the top Halloween events for kids in East Bay area.

Whether it’s pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, or costume swapping you’re after this Halloween, there are a ton of Kids Halloween Events in Oakland and the surrounding East Bay during the month of October, so we thought we’d tell you about a few…


Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch

Bring the entire family out to Piedmont Avenue to check out the Halloween Store and Haunted House. With Fall and Halloween decorations galore, we are sure the whole family will instantly get into the Halloween spirit. As always, admission to the pumpkin patch is free, so everyone is welcome to join! 

October 1-31, 9am-8pm
Piedmont Avenue

Toddler Time Halloween

Halloween is everyone’s favorite night to dress up, carve a pumpkin, and go trick-or-treating. Join us to celebrate this SPOOKY holiday through stories, crafts, and fun! Don’t forget to wear your costume!


October 12, 10:30am-11:30am
Hayward Area Historical Society


Not So Spooky Halloween

Come to our not-too-spooky celebration for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The Museum will be transformed into a Halloween playground. Play miniature golf in the garden graveyard, paint miniature pumpkins in the Art Studio, and fly paper ghosts in the Wind Tunnel. Visit the witches’ apothecary in the grocery store. Come in costume!


October 27-29, 9:30am-4:30pm
Habitot Children's Museum

Jack o'Lantern Jamboee

Celebrate autumn with fun and games that are more delightful than frightful! This popular annual event features rides, parades, goody bags, arts & crafts, Pirate School, balloon twisting, and special performances.

October 28-29, 10am-5pm
Children's Fairyland

Boo at the Zoo 

Stroll the Zoo in costume and collect yummy treats. Ride the spooky boo train and join the dance party. Plus, get your face painted, make treats for the animals, and see how the animals at Oakland Zoo celebrate Halloween. Kids in costumes receive a free ride ticket.

October 28-29, 10am-3pm
Oakland Zoo


Howl-ooo-ween 2017!

Trick or treat with the animals at Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s most popular event

Come in costume enjoy face painting, a costume parade, spooky story time, and the Arachnid Arcade, followed by visiting some of the resident animals. This year's event features a Mad Scientist room!

October 28-29, 5:30pm-8pm
Lindsey Wildlife Museum

Spooktacular Halloween

Time flies, it is that time of year again. Come join us for our Annual Spooktacular Halloween party combined with our 3 Years Open & 1 Year New Brand Name Anniversary Party. There will be lots of fun, food, treats, costume contest, giveaways, popcorn, facepainting and much more! Moana will be here from 11am to 1pm along with an awesome Balloon Twister. We also have a drawing for 4 tickets to Shopkins Live at Paramount Theater!

October 28, 10am-1pm
Kids Gym Berekeley



More Great Halloween Events

The Bay Area has tons of great events for kids and families happening throughout the Halloween season. Find out what’s happening in your neighborhood this Halloween at our ChatterBlock Event Listings!

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