Halloween Fun!

Here’s the complete list of family-friendly 2022 Halloween Happenings in the Central Valley and nearby,
including Pumpkin Patches and Events!

Click on the pictures or names for links to the websites to find specific, up-to-date information.

Pumpkin Patches


6943 S. Reed – Reedley

Oct 1 – Oct 30
Sat & Sun: 10 am – 5 pm

Steam Trains, Hay Ride, Nature Trail with suspension bridge, Play Houses, Snow Cones

Pumpkin Grove

14265 E. Goodfellow – Sanger

*Weekday Group Tours only this year*
Starting October 11th
Ages 3 and up – $9 includes a school size pumpkin
Age 2 and under – free
Family and group sizes are not limited

Fun-filled Forest, Hay Rides, Midway with food and picnic tables, Pumpkin Patch, Music, Photo Ops, Straw Bale Maze, Corn Kernel Pit, Children’s Entertainment

Vossler Farms 

26773 S Mooney Blvd – Visalia

Sep 24 – Oct 31

Pumpkin Patch, Hayride and Corn Maze

Hunter Farms 

2985 N. Southern Pacific Avenue – Atwater

Sep 24 – Oct 31

Barnyard Bounce, Corn Maze, Hay Ride, Time Travel Tractor, Billykens Blasters, Mining, Hay Pyramid, Critter Corral, Barnyard Squares, Hay Maze, Sandbox, Photo OpsB

Simonian Farms Pumpkin Patch

2629 S. Clovis Ave – Fresno

Spooky Caboose, Photo Spot, Shooting Gallery

Planet Pumpkin

740 E. Nees – Fresno

Rides, pumpkins, food trucks

Hannegan’s Harvest

2227 E Noble Ave – Visalia

Open Sep 30th

Face Painting, Kid-Friendly Train Ride, Haunted Train Ride, Basketball, Baseball, Photo Spots, Bounce Houses, Obstacle Course, Huge Slide

Sweet Thistle Farms

Sat and Sun: 10-1 pm & 12-4 pm
$15 car pass ticket online in advance
or $20 at the gate

Hay Ride, Photo Areas, Food Trucks, Cheese Sampling, Animals

Ford Farms Pumpkin Patch

22827 Rd. 180 – Lindsay

Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Tractor Rides, Kids Corn Maze, Food

Wild Patch Pumpkins

225 W. Bullard – Clovis

Sunshine’s Farm

284 S. Temperance – Fresno

U-pick pumpkin patch, U-pick Sunflower Field, Corn Maze & lots more fun!

Murray Family Farms

6700 General Beale Rd – Bakersfield

Pumpkin Patch, Sunflower Trail, Corn Maze, Bounce Pillow, Slide Hill, Storybook Trail, Vortex, Giant Web, Exotic Aviary

Dell’Osso Family Farm

501 Manthey Rd. – Lathrop

OPEN DAILY ~ Oct. 1 – Oct 31, 2022
Monday – Friday 12:00 pm- last entry at 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – Last entry at 7:00 pm

Corn Maze, Haunted Castle, Carousel, Pirate Show, Tiny Town, Mini Golf, Pig Races, Pony Rides, Pumpkin Blasters, Gem Mining, Jumping Pillow, Pedal Cars, Train, Petting Zoo, Hay Ride, Tire Pyramid


Multiple Dates


Fresno Chaffee Zoo

This year’s ZooBoo will feature NEW beautiful pumpkin art displays. There will also be activities, a mini-hay maze, fall photo ops, magic shows, presentations on bats, and of course, trick-or-treating.

Ticket prices are as follows:Fresno Chaffee Zoo Members:$18 Adults$16 Child (ages 2-11)

Non-Members:$22 Adults$20 Child (ages 2-11)

Children 1 and under are free.

Halloween Limited

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad
Oct 28-30
5 pm – 8 pm

Come aboard our Halloween railroad adventure!
Goody bags are provided for all costumed guests!
Trick or treating is offered in our shops.
Dinner is served at 5:00 p.m.
Children’s dinner includes an all-beef hot dog, chips, and coleslaw with dessert. Option for children to upgrade to hamburger for $5 more.
Adult dinner includes a choice of a hamburger, hot dog, or vegetarian with chips, coleslaw, and dessert.
Train boards at 6:00 p.m. for a ride down to the loop for an outdoor spooky storytime. Back to the station around 8:00 p.m.
For an extra special adventure, experience our Fright Class service with complimentary beverages and table service for dinner. Then hop on board our caboose for a spooky story and a chance to ride in the cupola as we look out for scary creatures.
$25 children (3-15), $45 adults (16+), $125 fright class (first class ages 3+)

October 29th

Halloween Spooktacular

Clovis Veterans Memorial District
11 am – 2 pm

Trick or treating, ghoulish games, creepy crafts, and fantastic prizes provided by our Veterans and Community Service Organizations.

6th Annual Bass Lake Halloween Carnival

The Pines Resort – Bass Lake
12 pm – 5:30 pm

During this year’s Halloween Carnival we will be offering the following KIDS activities:
-> Digital Photo Booth
-> Carnival Games
-> Inflatables (bounce houses, obstacle courses & slides)
-> Goodie Bags
-> Costume Contest with Prizes
-> Entertainment by DJ Albert
-> Face painting
In addition, we will be offering:
-> Beer Tasting for grownups
-> Craft Fair in the Pines Village (Friday-Sunday, 10/28 – 10/30/2022)
-> Carnival Food
-> Trick or Treat
This event is NOT pet friendly. For safety of our patrons, pets are not allowed to participate.
Get tickets before Oct 15th and save $4!

Halloween at the Underground Gardens

Forestiere Underground Gardens – Fresno
5 pm – 8 pm

Visitors will be able to enjoy a self-guided underground trick-or-treating tour, character photos with a princess and a superhero provided by A Wish Your Heart Makes, Reptile Ron presentation, Little Joy Bounce & Play, games with prizes, face painting, and balloon artists!

Please note: This is a family-friendly event. All adults must be accompanied by at least 1 child and all children must be accompanied by at least 1 adult. All costumes must be appropriate (please no gorey or risque outfits).

Food and drink will be available to purchase.

Tickets are available to purchase on our website. This is a limited capacity experience, so purchase of tickets in advance is strongly recommended!

Trunk or Treat

Sunshine’s Farm – 284 S. Temperance, Fresno
5 pm – 8 pm

Trunk or treat at the farm!
Local vendors, food trucks, and candy
Free event

Haunted Night at the Museum

Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County
6 pm – 9 pm

We will have flashlight tours, a haunted pond, costume contest, candy give away and more.
Don’t forget to stick around and have dinner with the Great Pumpkin courtesy of the NEW Mammoth Orange.

Spook-tacular Movie Night

Valley Strong Ballpark – Visalia
6:30 pm

Gather the ghouls and boys to watch a Halloween classic, trick or treat with local businesses, win prizes, and more!
Costumes are encouraged but not required.
No masks, no real/fake weapons are allowed.
Gates open at 5:30 P.M.
Costume Parade at 6:00 P.M.
Movie begins at 6:30 P.M.
Donate books at the gate for free tickets or for free tickets please visit Party City,
Chevron locations(Campus Chevron (500 S. Mooney Blvd. – Visalia, Shannon Village Market 2118 W Riggin Ave- Visalia
McChevron 5215 W. Walnut Ave. – Visalia, Chevron Caldwell 3717 W. Caldwell Ave. – Visalia,
Rozi’s Market 831 S. Lovers Lane – Visalia, Jack’s Git N Go 105 N. J Street – Tulare),
How We Roll,
Tulare County Library

October 30th

Villain’s World Trick-or-Treat Party

Veterans Memorial Building – 609 W. Center Ave – Visalia
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Come join your favorite fairytale villains in a Halloween party you won’t want to miss!
This is a carnival style event. You may arrive and leave at any time until the doors close to entry at 8pm. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
The entrance fee is $10 per child and $5 per adult which includes trick or treating, meeting the villains, cookie decorating, and dancing. All other activities during the event will be ticketed.

Ticketed Items ($1 per ticket)
· Halloween mini cupcakes
· Drinks
· Face Painting
· Carnival Games (with prizes)
· 6:00pm-6:30pm – Full group photo and autograph photo mat with all of the Villains – 10 tickets

*May purchase entry at the door the day of the event, but entrance is not guaranteed without a prepaid ticket due to capacity limits. All prepaid patrons will be given access before those paying at the door.

October 31st

Village Halloween

ImagineU Children’s Museum – Visalia
3 pm – 6 pm

Village Halloween at ImagineU is a free and FUN community event.
Our goal is to provide a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating.
Children are encouraged to wear costumes and bring trick-or-treat bags for FREE trick-or-treating at ImagineU.
We will transform the street outside of the museum into a village with decorated doors designed for our littlest guests.
Each door is decorated by members of our community that want to make sure that every child has a safe and fun Halloween.
In addition, we will have food vendors selling a variety of yummy items so make sure to bring some extra cash.
This event requires a lot of candy!
Candy donations are always welcome and can be dropped off at the museum during business hours.

Halloween Safe Night Out

Maxie L. Parks Community Center & Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps – Fresno
4 pm – 7 pm

Enjoy a safe and fun Halloween Block Party with free food, games, Trunk-or-Treat, Haunted House, Costume Contest, and more!

Downtown Trunk or Treat

Downtown Sanger
6:30 pm – 8 pm

The Nation’s Christmas Tree City will be celebrating the Nightmare before Christmas Downtown Trunk or Treat!

Out of Town Fun

Do the Boo!

Gilroy Gardens
October 1-30
Fridays: 5pm-10pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 1pm-9pm
Monday-Thursday, October 24-28: 5pm -10pm

Shows, Trick-or-Treating, Halloween Themed Rides, Characters, Photo Ops

Avila Valley Barn

Animal feeding, Hay Maze, Hayrides, Pony Rides

Swank Farms


Trail of Lights and Frights, Pumpkins, Corn Path, Sunflower Field, Photo Ops, Farm Animals

Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party

Roaring Camp Railroads – Felton – Near Santa Cruz
Oct 15 & 16, 22 & 23, and 29 & 30

Dress up for Halloween with favorites Thomas and Percy, for a 20 minute train ride, entertainment, and fun filled activities for the entire family.
By |2022-10-28T18:49:00+00:00September 18th, 2018|Seasonal|4 Comments


  1. Ryan Ochoa October 7, 2021 at 5:13 am - Reply

    The renaissance faire in Hollister at Casa de Fruta is in October also 😀

    • ShermanFamily October 8, 2021 at 9:47 pm - Reply

      Yes! Thank you. We have that event in our Weekend Guide.

  2. Raychel September 29, 2022 at 12:00 am - Reply

    I thought you guys could check out ans add the Lathrop corn maze it’s amazing!!!

    • ShermanFamily September 29, 2022 at 2:26 am - Reply

      Thanks! We added it

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