Top Kid-Friendly Halloween Events for Placer County & Sacramento County from Macaroni Kid Blog
We wish you a safe, extraordinarily fun time celebrating Halloween all month long with your family.
Beginning this week, we will be continuously updating our home page with dozens of LOCAL, KID-FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN EVENTS in Placer County and Sacramento County. Events range from library activities, crafts at local stores, Halloween parties and carnivals, trunk-or-treat events and more! Be sure to scour every section of our home page each week (the ‘plan ahead’ section is packed with Spooktacular ideas).
Here are 15 upcoming Halloween events that we’d like to highlight (by date). More detail is provided on the home page about each of these events:
Callson Manor Haunted House – October 3rd – November 1st in Roseville
Looking for a good scream this Halloween? Callson Manor, a haunted house theme park at the Placer County Fairgrounds, is the place for you!
Address: Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA 95678
‘Family Fest’ – October 11th from 11 – 2 PM at Vernon Street Town Square in Roseville
The event features a kid’s zone, truck exploration area, food trucks and kid-friendly vendors who will update you on the latest about local family services!
Lantern Tours at Sacramento Historic City Cemetery – October 17th, 18th, 24th and 25th
Sign-up in advance for a lantern tour at night through Sacramento’s oldest cemetery, which was built in 1849. This guided tour will take you through a bit of Sacramento’s history, if you can pay attention to the details while ducking under spider webs…ah ha ha!
Address: 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA
Friday Flicks (The Haunted House Movie) – October 17th at 7:30 PM – Vernon Street Town Square in Roseville
The Haunted Mansion will be playing on the giant outdoor screen to help get into the Halloween spirit. The movie starts at 7:30 PM at the Vernon Street Town Square in Roseville.
Sacramento Children Museum’s ‘Monster Bash’ – October 18th from 6 – 8 PM
Travel through a haunted hallway, dance to live DJ monster music, participate in a costume parade and snack on refreshments. Tickets go fast!
Address: 2701 Prospect Park Drive, Suite 120, Sacramento, CA
2014 Placer Grown Harvest Festival – October 18th and 19th
The festival will feature family-friendly games, a scarecrow contest, live music and food trucks.
Hours: Saturday from 11 AM – 6 PM and Sunday from 10 AM – 4 PM.
Address: Johnson-Springview Park, Rocklin, CA
Halloween Carnival at Tiny Tumblers – October 24th from 4 – 8 PM
Meet Elsa, Trunk-or-Treat, have fun in a bounce house, play at the Open Gym, participate in a costume parade and MORE! As one of my favorite place for children, you’ve got to read more about the event here.
Address: Tiny Tumblers, 6015 Fairway Dr., Rocklin, CA
Safe & Super Halloween at Fairytale Town – October 24th – 26th from 5 – 9 PM
Experience a unique way to trick-or-treat at Fairy Town.
Address: Fairy Tale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA
Folsom’s Night of 1,000 Pumpkins – October 24th at 5 PM
On this night, the city lights up 1,000 carved pumpkins, which line the historic Sutter Street. Bring your children in costume to trick-or-treat. Please note: Bring a carved pumpkin to the event in order to be admitted.
Address: Historic Folsom – Sutter Street, Folsom, CA
Rocklin’s ‘Family Halloween Festival’ – October 25th from 10 – 2 PM
Rocklin hosts a wonderful and FREE event for the community. Children will be able to trick-or-treat at dozens of vendor stations, take hayrides between 11 – 2 PM & participate in a costume parade at noon. There will also be live entertainment on the stage all day.
Address: Johnson-Springview Park, 5460 5th Street, Rocklin, CA 95677
Halloween fun at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center – October 25th from 10 – 2 PM
At this SPOOKTacular event, children will meet Roseville Electric Utility’s Count Watts, carve pumpkins, play Halloween games and make crafts.
Address: Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA
Floating Pumpkin Patch – October 25th from 1 PM – 4 PM at the Mike Shellito Indoor Pool in Roseville
If you’re looking to celebrate Halloween in an original way, take your kids for a dunk in the Mike Shellito Indoor Pool to pick a floating pumpkin. You must pre-register by 10/20 in order to reserve a spot.
Address: Mike Shellito Indoor Pool, 10210 Fairway Drive, Roseville, CA
Wee Halloween at Crocker Art Museum – October 29th from 10 AM – 1 PM in Sacramento
Children under 5 years of age will have a grand time at the Crocker Art Museum as Halloween approaches by decorating treat bags and participating in a guided walk through some of the exhibits to gather treats. Dress in costume! You must register in advance.
Address: 216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Boo at the Zoo – October 30th and 31st from 5 – 8 PM at the Sacramento Zoo
Boo at the Zoo is back! For this event, the front section of the zoo is opened at night, and your children can have an enjoyable time trick-or-treating between 25 different candy stations. Kids will also have a blast seeing the magic shows and participating in a costume party dance. The Spooky Train and Creepy Carousel will also be available at an additional charge. Best suited for children 10 years of age and younger.
Address: Land Park Drive & 16th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95822
Adventure Church’s Annual ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ event – October 31st Time is TBD.
This year’s ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ event is sure to be the best EVER!! You’ll have a blast going from car trunk to car trunk to trick-or-treat. Enjoy carnival rides, train rides & bouncy houses. As the event draws closer, we will update the details.
Address: 6401 Stanford Ranch Road, Roseville, CA 95678