Happy FALL + Happy HALLOWEEN!
Fall is HERE and Halloween is BACK baby! We are so excited to get out to enjoy trick-or-treating, fun festivals, Trunk-or-Treats, pumpkin patches, haunted houses and other fall events! So, we are THRILLED to bring you the Ultimate Guide to Halloween & Fall Events in and around Ventura County. Everything is organized into one guide to save you time and keep you in the know about all the Halloween and Fall events and activities! Make sure to check back periodically as we will continue to add more activities and events for your family to enjoy!
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HALLOWEEN EVENTS + ACTIVITIES
- NIGHTS OF THE JACK – An Immersive Halloween Experience
Sept 24 – Oct 31
Nights of the Jack is Halloween fun for everyone. Spooky but never scary, kids will love our enchanted renditions of their favorite characters in pumpkin-form.
- VENTURA COUNTY FEAR GROUNDS
October 1-3 / October 7-10 / October 14-17 / October 21-31
Thursday 5pm-10pm / Friday 5pm-11pm
Saturday 5pm-11pm / Sunday 5pm-10pm
Enjoy the Dead End and All THREE Open Air Haunts, The Train, The Terror Trail and The Cage.
- SANTA PAULA THEATER CENTER GHOSTWALK
First Weekend – Oct 15-17
Second Weekend – Oct. 22-24
Third Weekend – Oct. 28-30
It can get chilly in Santa Paula in October and some of the ghost stories are told outside so you will want to bring a sweater or light coat.
- SPOOKY ZOO – SANTA BARBARA
Begins Oct. 11, 2021
Grab your costumes and head to the Zoo for an outdoor Halloween spell-ebration! Discover frightfully fun decor and photo opps, all while visiting your favorite animals. Tasty treats and booo-zy adult beverages are available for purchase.
Online reservations are required.
- REIGN OF TERROR HAUNTED HOUSE
Open 17 Nights (Sept. 24 – Nov 6)
225 N. Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(In Janss Marketplace, across from the Parking Structure)
- HAUNTING AT THE HARBOR
OCT 7, 2021
4PM – 7PM
This action packed 3-hour event includes over 65 Chamber business exhibitors, five food vendors, raffle prize giveaways, $100 drawings every hour on the hour, black out card prizes, and more!
- HAUNTED TRAIL & COSTUME CONTEST
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Thousand Oaks Community Center
2525 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand OaksCostume Contest: 6:00-7:00pm
Reptile Show – Immediately after the Costume Contest
Trick-Or-Trick Street: 6:00-8:00pm
First departure down the trail starts at 7:15pm
- CEMETERY LANE – TRICK-R-TREAT EXPERIENCE
Oct 27-31, 2021Heritage Square Museum3800 Homer St, Los Angeles, CA 90031
Explore a neighborhood of Victorian manors and haunted houses where the neighbors are dying to celebrate Halloween. Located within the gated, safe and secure “neighborhood” of Heritage Square Museum, Cemetery Lane features 13 themed trick-r-treat stops and other surprises for kids of all ages.
- HAUNT’OWEEN LA – An Immersive Halloween Experience
October 1st to October 31st, 2021
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91367
An Immersive family friendly playground of Halloween adventures and fun! For 31 days we welcome families to interact and engage with EVERYTHING Halloween has to offer all in one place; pumpkin picking and carving, trick or treating, face painting, performances, games, food trucks and so much more!
- SEASIDE KIDS TRICK OR TREATING -Ventura Harbor
October 31, 2021 12PM – 2PMDress up the kids and navigate through the waterfront village with treat stops at participating Harbor boutiques and restaurants on Halloween Day (Sunday, October 31) from noon to 2pm. It will be an afternoon full of Halloween sweets, face painting, fortune telling, and family fun! Please bring your own bag (but we’ll have extra in case you forget)!
- HAUNTED HIGH STREET – Moorpark
October 31, 2021 4PM – 7PWe will have dozens of opportunities for children to collect Halloween candy! Our Trunk-or-Treat features decorated vehicles full of candy and small prizes from our awesome local businesses.
- “BOO AT THE ZOO” – America’s Teaching Zoo
October 30 – 31, 2021Trick and Treat your self with a day full of fun. Lift your spirits with activities for kids of all ages and animals that are too cute to spook! Animal Shows and Meet & Greets are presented by the students of the Exotic Animal and Training Management Program and feature the Animal Ambassadors of America’s Teaching Zoo. Let’s have some skele-fun!
- SEASIDE SKELETON HUNT – Ventura Harbor
October 30 – October 31, 2021Several skeletons have escaped and are on the loose in the Village – find all of them and take photos for a chance to win a Halloween prize pack from Ventura Harbor Village. Costumes are welcomed and encouraged to add to the festive fun.
- HOWL-O-WEEN DOG COSTUME CONTEST
October 30, 2021 Contest begins at 12:30PMDo you have a fun Halloween costume lined up for your pup? Get your furry friend all dressed up and enter the 9th annual HOWL-O-WEEN Dog Costume contest in person at Ventura Harbor Harbor Village.
- HALLOWEEN IN THE PARK
Sunday, October 31
1605 E. Burnley Street, Camarillo
FREE Admission: Family-Friendly Event, Trick-or-Treat Opportunities, Games Costume Contests, and Ojai Raptor Center.
Haunted Corn Maze “Field of Screams
Carlsbad Strawberry Company
1050 Cannon Rd Carlsbad, CA 92008
$25 per person
The haunted maze is perfect for teenagers and adults, guaranteed to get your heart thumping. Only open on Fridays and Saturdays, so make sure you plan accordingly to get your fix of a good Halloween scare!
- ZOMBIE HUNTER TRAIL – PAINTBALL EVENT
Every Friday and Saturday in October
*Please bring a flashlight with you. Join us through the battle grounds of the Zombie Apocalypse every Friday and Saturday in October! You will be armed with a paintball gun loaded with Zombie flesh eating toxic paintballs. Help beat back the attacking zombies and return the un-dead to the dead! Help save humanity!
- HALLOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT
Simi Valley Elks Lodge
1561 Kuehner Dr. Simi Valley
October 24 3PM – 5PM
- 60th ANNUAL YOUTH HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
Sunday October 31st
1PM – 3:30PM
5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Simi Valley
Come enjoy inflatables, carnival games, face painting, trick or treat village, cotton candy, and balloon animals. Pre-registration required.
- TRUNK-OR-TREAT – Oxnard Performing Arts Center
October 23, 2021
800 Hobson Way. In the Youth Center Parking Lot.
- TRICK OR TREAT – LAS POSAS PLAZA
October 30, 2021
11AM – 4PM
101 Fwy at Las Posas Rd. Camarillo, CA 93010
Meet at the ‘Emporium’ next to Starbucks to get started! FREE gift bag.
- PRANCERS PUMPKIN PATCHES
Sept. 25th – Oct. 31st
OUR 30+ ACRE FARM WILL BE FILLED WITH 10 ACRES OF PUMPKIN PICKING (PICK FROM THE VINE OR FROM OUR WIDE SELECTION OF PRE-CUT PUMPKINS), PICK YOUR OWN FIELDS (STRAWBERRIES AND VEGGIES), HAY PYRAMID, WAGON RIDE, ANIMAL CENTER, PETTING ZOO, BARREL TRAIN RIDE, CORN FIELD EXPEDITION AND MORE!
- UNDERWOOD FAMILY FARMS – FALL HARVEST ON THE FARM
Saturday, September 25 – Sunday, October 31The farm will transform into a giant Pumpkin Patch, Pick Your Own & Fall Harvest experience filled with games, rides, photos ops, live entertainment, themed weekends, bands and more! Weekends will include all live entertainment.
FALL + HARVEST EVENTS
BUILD A SCARECROW AT CTK
October 16 10AM – 5PM
Cost – $20
Make a Scarecrow in 1 Hour and then take it home.
- MOORPARK COUNTRY DAYS
October 2, 2021
CALABASAS PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
October 17, 2021 10AM – 5PM
3701 Lost Hills Rd., Calabasas, CA 91301
Children Under 2 FREE & Free admission before 11AM for kids in costume ages 6 and under.
Early Bird Ticket Price Promotion: Sept 1- Oct 8 ($8 per ticket). Must be purchased in person at the park office located at Juan Bautista de Anza Park.
- HARVEST FESTIVAL ART & CRAFT SHOW
VENTURA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
10 W Harbor Blvd. Ventura, CA 93001
FRIDAY: 10AM – 5PM
SATURDAY: 10AM – 5PM
SUNDAY: 10AM – 4PM
- LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW – RILEY’S FARM
Sep 25,30 and Oct 1,2,7,8,914,15,16,21,22,23,28,29,30
Tickets – Child – $40 Adult – $59
12261 Oak Glen Rd.
Oak Glen, CA 92399
- DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL – Strathearn Historical Park
October 24, 2021
11AM – 5PMCome enjoy music, dancers, live performers, face-painting, food vendors and crafts for kids.