Halloween Fun!

Here is the complete list of family-friendly 2021 Halloween Happenings,
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

Oct 2 - Oct 31
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 13th
Ages 3 and up - $8.50 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 Opps, Straw Bale Maze, Corn Kernel Pit, Children’s Entertainment

Vossler Farms 

26773 S Mooney Blvd - Visalia

Sep 25 - Oct 31

Pumpkin Patch, Hayride and Corn Maze

Hunter Farms 

2985 N. Southern Pacific Avenue - Atwater

Oct 1 - 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

Open Oct 1st

Spooky Caboose, Goat Farm, Photo Spot, Shooting Gallery

Planet Pumpkin

740 E. Nees - Fresno

Rides, pumpkins, food trucks

Hannegan's Harvest

2227 E Noble Ave - Visalia

Open Oct 1st

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

Sweet Thistle Farms

Open October 1st
Fri: 4-7 pm
Sat and Sun: 10-4 pm
$15 car pass ticket

Photo Areas, Food Trucks, Animals, Face Painting

Dairy Goddess Farms

21106 Elgin - Lemoore

Sep 27 - Oct 31
Mon - Sat: 10 am - 7 pm
Sun: 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Wed

Corn Pit, Pumpkin Bowling/Tic Tac Toe, Slide

Ford Farms Pumpkin Patch

22827 Rd. 180 - Lindsay

Open Sep 25

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

Wild Patch Pumpkins

225 W. Bullard - Clovis

Oct 1 - Oct 31
Mon-Fri: 4:00 pm-8:30 pm
Sat & Sun: 10:00 am-8:30 pm

Sunshine's Farm

284 S. Temperance - Fresno

September 21 - October 31
Mon-Thurs : 9 am - 7 pm
Fri-Sun : 9 am-8 pm

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


October 21-23 & 28-30


5 pm - 8 pm
Fresno Chaffee Zoo

ZooBoo is a fun, safe and not-so-scary way for families to enjoy the fall holiday!
This year, enjoy fun, all-new decorations and activities that celebrate the natural wonder of fall, like our hay maze!
Of course, you’ll still get the chance to trick-or-treat at the Zoo and visit our fun skeleton scenes for a socially distant selfie!
Children are encouraged to dress in costumes. (Non-scary costumes are appropriate for this event. Please select a costume that is appealing to children and does not contain horror elements of any kind.)
All socially distant guidelines rules and regulations will be implemented. Please do not attend the event if you are feeling ill.
Ticket prices are $22 for adults and $20 for children (ages 2-11) for non-members.
Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for children (ages 2-11) for Fresno Chaffee Zoo members.

Friday, October 22nd

6th Annual BooFest

5 pm - 8 pm
Sierra Vista Mall

Carnival games, candy, reptiles, emergency vehicles, arts and crafts and more!
Sponsored by the Clovis Police Department

Saturday, October 23rd

Happily Haunted

5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Children's Storybook Garden & Museum - Hanford

Member: $10 child & $5 adults
Non-member: $12 child & $5 adults

Shaver Lake Fall Spectacular

11 am - 4 pm
Downtown Shaver Lake

Pumpkin Patch, Face Painting, Caramel Apples, Creepy Teepee, Business Trick-Or-Treating, Mac & Cheese Competition, Cake Walk

Costume Party & Pumpkin Decorating Contest

11 am - 2 pm
Vineland Park - Fresno

Join us for an afternoon of fun-filled activities including free food, drinks, music, pumpkins and painting decoration kits! Free pumpkins will be available to the first 50 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. You are welcome to bring your own pumpkin too. We will also host a Best Pumpkin and Costume Contest at 1 p.m. with mystery prizes for our winners! *Must be present to win.

October 29th-31st

Halloween Limited

5 pm - 8 pm
Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

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.
Limited seating due to social distancing!
October 29, 30, 31 – $20 children (3-15), $40 adults (16+)

Friday, October 29th


4 pm - 6 pm
Einstein Park - Fresno

Mark your Calendars for a FREE, fun and safe TRUNK OR TREAT community event for Ages 5 to 17. Enjoy live performances, craft stations, hot cocoa and more!
Wear your costumes, decorate your car, and show us your dance moves as we have 3 contests you can enter!
1. Costume Contest
2. Most Creative Car Contest
3. Dance Contest

No Tricks Just Treats!

4 pm - 8 pm
Forestiere Underground Gardens - Fresno

Join us for fun fall activities underground! Adults and kids alike can come trick or treating through some of the decorated rooms of the Gardens! After trick or treating guests can purchase food, beverages, and handcrafted items from our artisan marketplace. All costumes must be family friendly, please, nothing gory, violent, satanic, or risque/inappropriate costumes. Guests in such costumes will not be permitted to attend.

Halloween Trunk or Treat

6 pm- 8 pm
Sunrise Rotary Sports Complex - Madera

Bring your family out for a fun time of trick-or-treating with different local organizations. Wearing your costume is highly encouraged! We'll have games & activities and goodies

Saturday, October 30th

5th Annual Bass Lake Halloween Carnival

12 pm - 6 pm
The Pines Resort - Bass Lake

Families can participate in a variety of activities, games and crafts. Both free and paid.
During this year's Halloween Carnival we will be offering the following KIDS activities:
-> Digital Photo Booth
-> Trick or Treat
-> Inflatables (bounce houses, obstacle courses & slides)
-> Carnival Games
-> Costume Contest
-> Entertainment by DJ Albert
-> Face painting
In addition, we will be offering:
-> Beer Tasting for grownups
-> Craft Fair in the Pines Village (Friday-Sunday, 10/29 - 10/31/2021)
-> Carnival Food
This event is NOT pet friendly. For safety of our patrons, pets are not allowed to participate.
$6/child (incl. fees), includes inflatables, face painting, DJ entertainment, caricature artist and more!
FREE for adults (ages 16+)

Trunk or Treat

1 pm - 5 pm
Galaxy Theatres Porterville


2 pm - 6 pm
Valley Animal Center - Fresno

In partnership with Valley Dream Car, we're bringing to you Valley Animal Center's very first Trunk-or-Treat car show!
This is a trunk or treat and a car show combined! Have treat hungry little ones? Dress them up in their Halloween apparel and join us. More interested in the car show? Stop on by to see some amazing cars! This is a FREE event to spectators.
We'll also have various activities such as a pumpkin decorating contest and a costume contest.
Money raised through this event comes back to support our shelter animals!
*No pets will be allowed at this event for their own safety due to the amount of cars that will be present.

All Hallows Eve Movie Night

5:30 pm
Visalia Rawhide Ballpark

Put on your Halloween costume a day early and watch Coco on the videoboard at Valley Strong Ballpark! Costume contest, trick or treating, and giveaways! Tickets are $5 and kids 12 & under get in FREE!

Sunday, October 31st

Village Halloween

3 pm - 6 pm
ImagineU - Visalia

Village Halloween at ImagineU is a free and FUN community event.  Parents and children of all ages are encouraged to wear costumes and bring trick-or-treat bags for FREE trick-or-treating at ImagineU. The inside of the museum will transform into a village with decorated doors designed for our littlest guests. Each door is decorated by members of our local community that want to make sure that every kid has a safe and fun Halloween.

 Out of Town Fun

Avila Valley Barn

Animal feeding, Hay Maze, Hayrides, Pony Rides

It's a Whole New Boo!

Gilroy Gardens
October 1-31, 2021
Fridays: 5pm-10pm
Saturdays: 2pm-10pm
Sundays: 1pm-9pm

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

Swank Farms


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

Harvest Faire

Roaring Camp Railroads - Near Santa Cruz
Weekends - Oct 2 - 31

Welcome Fall with the Harvest Faire at Roaring Camp! Take the Redwood Forest Steam Train to Bear Mountain. Pick a pumpkin from the town pumpkin patch. Have fun with Covid-safe children’s heritage activities.

By |2021-10-25T20:45:25+00:00September 18th, 2018|Seasonal|2 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.

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