There is SO much fun in planning and putting together your child’s Halloween costume. And even more fun, taking your child trick-or-treating in the perfect costume! Whether you are new to Ventura County or just looking for an easy and FREE place to trick-or-treat, we have compiled all the places you can visit to trick-or-treat and celebrate Halloween in a safe and fun environment.

There is no shortage of candy and treats in Ventura County and we hope your family enjoys hitting a few of them.  Remember: The more candy the kids have, the more there is for Mom to steal! Your family is sure to enjoy these spots for trick-or-treating in Ventura County.

(Note: this list will be updated as trick-or-treat events are announced! To add yours to this list, email us at [email protected])

Easy and Fun Trick-or-Treating Locations in Ventura County

HAUNTED TRAIL & COSTUME CONTEST – Conejo Recreation and Park

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Thousand Oaks Community Center
2525 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks

Costume Contest: 6:00-7:00pm
Reptile Show – Immediately after the Costume Contest
Trunk-Or-Treat Street: 6:00-8:30pm
First departure down the trail starts at 7:00pm!


Saturday, October 21, 2023
10 AM – 1 PM
Halloween celebrations and festivities continue as we come together for a fantastic day at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks where you can spend time on our Trick-or-Treat Trail, play on the playground, hang out for lunch at favorite eateries, and just enjoy community together!


Oct. 25, 2023

2751 Park View Court
Oxnard, California 93036

The Collection at RiverPark invites princesses, pirates and pumpkins, of all ages to collect fang-tastic treats at The Collection at RiverPark’s annual trick-or-treat event.

Reservations are required to ensure our merchants can prepare for all superheroes and goblins, and while the whole family is encouraged to tag along, trick-or-treat tickets are for kids only. Tickets are not required for adults. This wicked event fills up fast, so mummies and daddies should be sure to RSVP as soon as possible.

SPOOKY TOWN – Simi Valley

October 27, 2023

Simi Valley Town Center

Spooky Town returns to Simi Valley on Friday, October 27th! Trick or treating, craft tables, costume contest & prizes, kid friendly Halloween music & dancing!

TRICK-OR-TREAT – Downtown Ventura

October 28, 2023
4pm – 7pm

Downtown Ventura’s Costume Contest & Trick-or-Treating returns Saturday, October 28th!
The Costume Contest starts at 3pm at the Main Street Stage. Special prizes will be awarded, thanks to RocketFizz!  Trick-or-Treat at Main Street businesses from 4pm-7pm.

This is a FREE all-ages event!

TRICK-OR-TREAT – Los Posas Plaza

October 28, 2023
11:30am – 2:30pm

Wear your Halloween Costume and be prepared to Trick or Treat at Participating Merchants! We will have Balloons and Popcorn!

Meet at the Emporium located next to Starbucks and receive a FREE
Trick or Treat Bag. 


Sunday October 29, 2023
12AM – 2PM

Ventura Harbor Village
Ventura, CA

Dress up the kids and navigate through the Ventura Harbor Village from Noon – 2PM Sunday, October 29. This free community event features over a dozen treat stops at participating Harbor shops and restaurants! It will be two hours packed full of sweets, face painting, fortune telling, and family fun!


October 31, 2023

Admission to this event is FREE (small fee to play in the carnival).  Haunted High Street is full of fun activities for all ages!

Dress in your Halloween best for the chance to win some awesome prizes in our costume contests!  Sign-ups will be at the City booth, and the contests will take place at 6:00 p.m. on stage of the High Street Arts Center!  We’ll have awards and prizes for the following categories:

-Kids (ages 0-10)
-Tweens & Teens (ages 11-17)
– Adults (ages 18+)
-Family / Group (all ages)


October 31, 2023

Community Center Park
1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo

Join us on Halloween for a night of trick or treating, games, crafts, and more!  Dress up in your Halloween costume and have fun with the family, friends, and community. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  All dogs MUST be on a leash.

  • Costume Contest
  • Games
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • Food Trucks
  • Vendors
  • Trick or Treat Village
  • And More!

TRICK OR TREAT – Camarillo

October 31, 2023
4:00PM to 6:00PM

Camarillo Premium outlets
740 E Ventura Blvd

Join Camarillo Premium Outlets and our retailers in celebrating Halloween with a Trick-or-Treat event on Tuesday, October 31st from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Visit participating stores that have a pumpkin in the window to receive a treat. Make sure to stop by our event area in Fashion Court in front of Brooks Brothers for a photo booth and more treats!


October 31, 2023
6:00PM to 8:00PM

Central Avenue
Downtown Fillmore

  • Decorate your trunk, tailgate, or hatchback! Provide treats for eager “Treaters” (Teal Pumpkin Projects welcome). People’s Choice Award Decoration Contest.

We hope your family has a safe and fun Halloween. These spots for trick-or-treating in Ventura County are sure to make it a great holiday season!


free trick or treating in Ventura County


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