Halloween Fun!

Here is the complete list of family-friendly 2019 Halloween Happenings in and around the Central Valley,
including Pumpkin Patches, Events and Out of Town Fun!

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

Pumpkin Patches


6943 S. Reed – Reedley
Steam Trains, Hay Ride, Nature Trail with suspension bridge, Play Houses, Snow Cones

Pumpkin Grove

14265 E. Goodfellow – Sanger
Fun-filled Forest, Hay Rides, Midway with food and picnic tables, Pumpkin Patch, Music, Photo Opps, Straw Bale Maze, Corn Kernel Pit, Children’s Entertainment

Vossler Farms 

26773 S Mooney Blvd – Visalia
Pumpkin Patch, Hayride and Corn Maze

Hannegan’s Harvest

2227 E. Noble Ave – Visalia
Pumpkin patch, Inflatables, Train Ride

Vista Ranch Pumpkin Patch

7326 E Highway 140 – Merced

Hunter Farms 

2985 N. Southern Pacific Avenue – Atwater
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
Hay Maze, Spooky Caboose, Hay Ride, Shooting Gallery

Planet Pumpkin

740 E. Nees – Fresno
Rides, pumpkins, food trucks

King Pumpkin Patch

100 W. Shaw – Fresno
Pony Rides, Bounce House, Straw Bale Maze, Face Painting

*Learn all about it in our Inside Look*

The Grove of Old Town Clovis

841 Clovis Ave – Clovis
Live Music, Rides, Carnival Games, Food

Dairy Goddess Farms

21106 Elgin – Lemoore
Corn Pit, Pumpkin Bowling/Tic Tac Toe, Slide

Murray Family Farms

6700 General Beale Rd – Bakersfield
Hayride, Pumpkin Patch, Animal Garden, Jumping Pillow, Ball Toss, Spookley Corn Maze, Corn Bins, Butterfly House, Corn Cannons, Face Painting, Animal Shows, Animal Train, Pumpkin Crafts


October 18, 19, 24 & 25

Zoo Boo

Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Trick-or-Treat stations, carnival games, music and dancing, hay maze, lights

Saturday, October 19th

Halloween Spooktacular

Tulare Public Library
11 am – 1 pm

Carnival from 11:00am – 12:00pm
Costume Contest from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Categories for the contest are Cutest, Most Original, Best Teen, and Group/Family.

Villainous Halloween Show

210 Cafe – Visalia
1:30 pm

Join your favorite Villain Kids in an evening of Halloween fun for the whole family! Whether you’re a pirate at heart, or perhaps a bit mischievous, you’re sure to enjoy our interactive show!

We will be serving candied apples and finger foods with hot chocolate and coffee for attendees, and each child (12 years and under) will be given a gift bag full of goodies after the show.

Photo opportunities with the characters and our colorful brick wall photo backdrop will be available at the beginning and ending of the event (time allowing at the end), and we will also be offering unique and original themed frames for purchase to make your special memories even MORE special! Photos taken by our photographer will be available for purchase and pickup at the event. Photography during the show is welcomed, but please remain seated at your table and do not use a flash.

Don’t miss the pre-show activities starting at 1:30 pm for VIP’s and 2:00 pm for general attendees! Activities include, face painting, pirate treasure hunt, VK dance lessons, photos, and more!

Be sure to let us know if you are celebrating anything special for our special announcements during the show!
*Included for VIP attendee’s, $5 per announcement for General Admission attendee’s. May be purchased at the door*
Email your prepared announcements to royaltycharacterparties@gmail.com with the subject line: VIP Announcement. Must be no more than 50 words and appropriate to be read aloud.

~Ticket Prices~
General Admission
Adult/Child Combo: $27 ($30 at the door)
Family Four Pack: $50 ($55 at the door)
Add-on Child: $18 ($20 at the door)
Add-on Adult: $12 ($15 at the door)

Happily Haunted Garden

Children’s Storybook Garden & Museum – Hanford
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for games, fun, and trick-or-treating. Bring your Jack-o’-Lantern for our contest! Wear your fun costume if you wish (not required). And bring a container for trick-or-treating! $5 PER FAMILY for members; $5 adults/$3 children 2-12 for non-members (at the gate; pre-registration not required).


Sierra Vista Mall – Clovis
6 pm – 9 pm

Join us for our 5th annual Boofest and Mall-Wide Trick or Treating event!
Carnival games, trunk or treat, reptiles, face painting, bounce houses, emergency vehicles, arts and crafts and more!

Thursday, October 24th

Halloween Spooktacular

Clovis Veterans Memorial District
6 pm – 9 pm

Join us as we host a Halloween Spooktacular! Local Veteran Service Organizations and Community Service Organizations will come together to host this evening of family fun including trick-or-treating, ghastly games, bounce houses, creepy crafts, and more!

Bring the entire family and don’t forget to dress up as we celebrate the fall season! The event is open to the public and free of charge, donations of canned foods are welcomed and will benefit the Salvation Army.

Pre-Register to skip the waiver line!

October 24th, 25th & 26th

The Haunted Yard

Ted C. Wills Community Center – Fresno

The Haunted Yard Tours also provides a family-friendly environment called “The Chicken Coup” that includes carnival games, candy, arts & crafts, and much more!

Daily Tour Fee – $2.00 (CASH ONLY)

Thursday, October 24th – Kid’s Night – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 25th – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 26th – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 26th

Tarantula Festival

Coarsegold Historic Village
10:30 am – 5 pm

Fun for the entire family! Food, crafts, prizes! Best Pumpkin dessert contest, Hairy leg contest, scream-off contest, tarantula races, pumpkin decorating, costume contests, food, art and craft vendors.

Petunia’s Annual Halloween Festivities

Petunia’s Place – Fresno
11 am – 2 pm

Story Time beginning at 11:00, activities in the courtyard including games and crafts, trick or treating parade will begin at 11:30 am, and local Balloon Artist will be here from 12:30 – 2:00. Children are encouraged to come in costume.

Bass Lake Halloween Carnival & Fall Festival

The Pines Resort
12:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Free FUN at this Year’s Halloween Carnival:

Photo Booth with Pumpkins
Trick or Treat in the Village
Inflatables (bounce house & slides)
Carnival Games
Costume Contest (Children only; age 0-12)

In addition, we will have DJ for entertainment as well as:

Beer Tasting for grownups
Craft Fair in the Pines Village (Friday-Sunday, 10/25/19 -10/27/19)
Carnival Food, Sandwiches, and MORE inside the Pines Market!

Trunk or Treat

Chowchilla Fairgrounds
5 pm – 7 pm

Ghouls and Goblins ages 2-12 can Trick-or-Treat from vehicle trunks that have been decorated by community members, businesses, and service organizations. Trick-or-Treating will be from 5pm -7pm. Trick-or-Treat- bags will be provided!

Haunted Historic Hayride & Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee

Tulare Downtown
5 pm – 8 pm

Haunted Historic Hayride update: We have TWO wagons this year! Yep, last year we only had one and the going was slow so we’ve made improvements this year. The wagons will start running 2 hours earlier (at 5 PM) AND there’s two wagons! Come join us for the HHR and the Jack O Lantern Jubilee on Saturday, Oct 26 in Downtown Tulare. There will be literally TONS of candy just for the taking on K Street at the JOL Jubilee with games, food trucks and more, while there’s even more on L Street at Tulare Tires and Wheels and the Airplane. With the wagon going between the two parts of the event you’re guaranteed to have a good time! All trick-or-treating events are FREE. Haunted Historic Hayride is $5 per person; children under 5 years of age are free.

Halloween Extravaganza

Swan Consulting – Clovis
6 pm – 9 pm

Please join us for our second annual Halloween Extravaganza! We will have a great Haunted House (Scary and Sensory Friendly), music, bounce houses, trunk or treat, and food trucks! As an integrative care provider for children and teens with Autism, we are so happy to be providing an event for the autism community and anyone that would like to join us.

A Killer Halloween Party for All Ages

Ford Farms – Lindsay
7 pm – 12 am

Something’s brewing at Ford Farms Petting Zoo,
and it’ll be a ghoulishly fun!
A wicked good time for everyone of ALL AGES!
So fly on over for A “Killer” Halloween Party!!

There will be Food, Dancing & SPOOKTACULAR bar for 21+, Petting Zoo, Haunted House & Haunted Hayride!!
Also we are doing a food drive for Food Link of Tulare County during our event!!

$1 per person (CASH ONLY)
Donate a canned food item per person and get FREE ENTRY. (please see flyer for accepted items)
(100% of all CASH entry goes towards the animals at Ford Farms. All canned food items are donated to Food Link of Tulare County)

-Petting Zoo
-Haunted House
-Haunted Hayride

21+ Over Bar for Witches & Warlocks

Our Favorite Hot Dog Vendor “Twitty’s Hot Dogs” will be here serving up delicious items all night!
(Cash & Credit Card Accepted.)

Were DYING to see you!

Sunday, October 27th

Fall Festival

Civic Auditorium Grounds – Hanford
1 pm – 4 pm

The 3rd Annual Fall Festival will take place on the Hanford Civic Auditorium grounds Sunday, October 27th. Kids $1 wristbands will be available for sale at the Hanford Parks and Recreation office located at 321 N. Douty Street (Suite B) October 1st. Fee includes bounce houses, train, fire truck and carousel rides and one free visitn with a candy treat in the kids friendly haunted maze. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wristbands are $2 day of event for kids 12 years and younger. Parents are free. There will be craft and food booths and the Macey Blue Band performing on the outdoor stage. Kids costume contest at 3:00 p.m.

Halloween Kids Bash

Miracle Skate – Madera
2 pm – 5 pm

Wear your costume and save $1.00 off Admission! Sunday, October 27th 2p – 5p We are doing a costume contest, candy scramble and mummy wrap! Bring your friends and family and get ready for some Halloween Fun! Not scary, great for the little ones..

Monday, October 28th

Pilots & Treats

Castle Air Museum – Atwater
4:30 pm – 7 pm

Thursday, October 31st

Village Halloween

ImagineU – Visalia
3 pm – 6 pm

Village Halloween is a safe and fun way for young children to experience trick-or-treating. ImagineU is transformed into a festive village complete with doors to knock on. This is a free community event. Parent supervision is required for all ages.

Halloween Party at the Market

Thursday Night Marketplace – Downtown Hanford
5:30 pm – 9 pm

It’s HALLOWEEN at Thursday Night Market Place sponsored by Family HealthCare Network. Family HealthCare Network is hosting their annual Harvest Festival in Civic Park during the market! This is a costume party for all ages and there will be BIG PRIZES! Best group costume, best adult costume, best kid’s costume and more! The kiddos can enjoy trick or treating throughout downtown Hanford. Last year we had thousands of kiddos trick or treat so we will be ready for you this year with tricks and treats for everyone! The Purple Ones, a Prince Tribute band will be performing on the Courthouse Stage! This is the last Thursday Night Market Place of the season and we are going BIG! The party starts at 5:30 p.m. and we hope to see you there!

Trunk or Treat Street at Campus Pointe

Campus Pointe – Fresno
6 pm – 8 pm

Trunk or treat, booths and activities.

Spooktacular Fun

Manuel F. Hernandez Community Center – Visalia
6 pm – 8 pm

The whole family is invited to come dressed in their best costumes with trick-or-treat bags in hand and venture through a variety of Spooktacular activities.
We will have music, crafts and of course CANDY!
For those who dare to get scared, wander through our Haunted House!

Ages: All Ages Welcome! (Adults must be accompanied by a child)

Location: Manuel F. Hernandez Community Center
Cost: $2 per child, at the door (Adults & children 6 months and younger free)

Halloween Bash

No Surrender – Sierra Vista Mall – Clovis
6 pm- 9 pm

Calling all Creatures of the Night!
Come spend Halloween at No Surrender Adventure Park!
Party starts at 6pm… Costume contest at 8pm
Live DJ all night and fun for all!!!!
*Come in costume for $5 attractions!

 Out of Town Fun

Halloween @ Gilroy Gardens

Sept 27 – Nov 2
Fri-Sun, 5 pm-10 pm

The BOO is BACK! Halloween at Gilroy Gardens will be back during select evenings from September 27 – November 2. Don’t miss “The Great Big Boo!” live musical show, spookified rides, games, crafts, and magical light displays throughout the park. Come in costume and go trick-or-treating along the Boo Trail! Admission is free with 2020 Premium membership!

Don’t forget to come on Thursday October 31st for a fun and safe Halloween.

The Great Pumpkin Fest

California’s Great America
Select Saturdays & Sundays from September 28-November 3

The Great Pumpkin Fest at California’s Great America means Halloween fun for the whole family! Kids 12 and under can wear their costumes and go trick-or-treating with the PEANUTS gang, race through a hay maze, decorate mini pumpkins, color PEANUTS pictures, dance in a foam pit and so much more!

Avila Valley Barn

Animal feeding, Hay Maze, Hayrides, Pony Rides

Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party

Roaring Camp Railroads – Near Santa Cruz
Oct 12&13, 19&20, 26&27

Spookomotive Train Ride

California State Railroad Museum
October 5 & 6; 12 & 13; 19 & 20; 26 & 27
Hourly departures 11 a.m. – 4 p.m

This diesel-powered train is decorated for the season with cornstalks, scarecrows, skeletons, bats and spiders. Each operating weekend the Spookomotive will have a special theme, and includes exciting on board entertainment and a tasty Halloween treat

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