Fall Festivities & Halloween Happenings
It’s that time of year! The leaves will start changing with the season. Even though the weather doesn’t feel like Fall, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all of the Activities and Fun! Check out our list of Fall Fun and Pumpkin Patches!
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Downtown Danville’s Scarecrow Stroll, October 2022- Check back soon, a map with all the participating businesses will be created and uploaded to the website once the stroll starts.
Thomas & Percy’s Halloween Party, Tickets are on sale now! Dress up for Halloween with favorites Thomas and Percy, for a 20-minute train ride, entertainment, and fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Halloween Cruise Party, San Francisco, 10/29-board the cruise, dance with fellow werewolves and witches to top hits mixed by our live band and DJ’S. Enjoy refreshments and cocktails at 7 bars, and sightsee our amazing cities on this exciting and magical night!
Flavors of Fall, Danville-featuring a stunning collection of hand-blown pumpkins, 100+ street vendors, activities for the kiddos, and live music, classic cars (Sunday), shopping, and beer & wine for the adults.
The kids’ costume parade kicks off the festivities on Saturday at 10 am at Faz Restaurant, as children of all ages dress up in their Halloween best and make their way down Hartz Avenue, accompanied by “Sparky”, the SRVFD mascot. The fun continues with free, safe trick-or-treating at merchants and vendors along the parade route. The Museum of the San Ramon Valley will also be hosting its annual children’s train ride in the parking lot of Faz Restaurant.
Boo at the Zoo, Oakland, Every weekend in October- Enjoy this family-friendly Halloween event with a spooky animal-themed scavenger hunt and fun goodies. Grab a program as you enter the Zoo and follow the clues on their self-guided scavenger hunt to find all the trick-or-treating animals hidden throughout the Zoo. Instead of trick-or-treating in the Zoo this year, they are safely handing out pre-stuffed goodie bags to all children.
Kidz Town Halloween Hay Day, – In Livermore, Kidz Town Halloween Hay Day is held in historic downtown Livermore, with children’s activities, costume contests, truck-or-treat, makers market, and more for children 5th grade and younger. There is also going to be Witches Night Out!
Oktoberfest Sundaze, San Francisco
12th Annual Oktoberfest in the Diamond, Oakland, (TBD-Check site for dates).
Harvest Fair, Dublin, Enjoy an afternoon of old-fashioned fall fun with farm harvest activities, lively music, and favorite seasonal foods. Play in the hay and help us harvest vegetables in the Farm Yard. While you’re there, visit the Murray Schoolhouse to see exhibits on Dublin’s Immigrant founders, and tour the 1910 Kolb House to see how a true farm family lived.
Pirates of Emerson Haunted Theme Park, Pleasanton, Tickets are entry time based, so be prepared to select not only the date but which entry time works for you. This is the time period in which you will be allowed to enter the queue line area, not necessarily the Haunted Houses.
Livermore Wine Trolley’s Hallo-Wine Party, Livermore, The Spooktacular Livermore Wine Trolley, in ghostly Halloween-style, will shuttle you and your ghouly friends to 3 award-winning wineries as you ‘trick or treat” for full flights of wine and delightful treats! Tickets will go on sale soon!
Western Railway’s Pumpkin Patch Festival, Sunol, At the Pumpkin Patch, you can purchase your pumpkins, as well as snacks, drinks, and other homemade specialties. There are plenty of activities for the whole family at the pumpkin patch! All proceeds benefit the Western Railway Museum (a nonprofit educational institution) and the local Rotary Clubs which provide thousands of dollars to the local community and youth activities each year.
Ghost Walk, Pleasanton, Meet the ghosts of Pleasanton’s past in this uniquely spooky annual event held by the Museum on Main. Ghost Walk is a two-hour guided walking tour of Pleasanton’s most haunted sites along Main Street in the downtown area…and you never know what spirits you might encounter along the way! They still offer a virtual ghost walk on 10/29.