Halloween & Fall Happenings 2021

AUTUMN FESTIVAL – FRESNO
Families and kids of all ages will enjoy entertainment, food, games, fun, and more on October 29th from 6–9 p.m. The Church at the Southgate, 7249 E. Kings Canyon Road, Fresno. 251-7734

BANDIT TOWN HALLOWEEN – NORTH FORK
Kids can trick-or-treat and participate in fun activities on October 31st from 4–9 p.m. BBQ meals available for purchase. Bandit Town USA, 55420 Road 226, North Fork. bandittownusa.com

BASS LAKE HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL – BASS LAKE
Stop by Pines Village on October 30th for a fun and free community event that is safe and family-oriented. Families can participate in a variety of activities, games, crafts, and more. Kids will enjoy bounce houses, trick-or-treating, and a costume contest starting at 12 p.m. The Pines Resort, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 642-3121 

COARSEGOLD TARANTULA FESTIVAL – COARSEGOLD
October 30th is a fun-packed day at Coarsegold’s Historic Village. Enjoy the Tarantula Derby, live music, arachnid displays, a costume parade, the Hairy Leg Contest, and more! This creepy, crawly festival is fun for the whole family! 10:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Coarsegold’s Historic Village, 35300 Highway 41, Coarsegold. 683-3900 

CRG TRUNK-OR-TREAT – COARSEGOLD
Kids will enjoy trunk-or-treating along the decorated trunks on October 30th from 6–9 p.m. Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold. 281-5619

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS – CLOVIS & FRESNO
In celebration of Día de los Muertos, families are invited to join for crafts and activities. Registration is required. Please contact a branch to sign-up. October 19th at 6 p.m. at Clovis Regional Library, 1155 Fifth Street, Clovis. 600-9531. October 20th at 6 p.m. at Betty Rodriguez Regional Library, 3040 N. Cedar Avenue, Fresno. 600-9245

EXETER FALL FESTIVAL – EXETER
Celebrate the 107th annual Exeter Fall Festival on October 9th at Exeter City Park. Enjoy family fun, a parade, food, festivities, a car show, entertainment, and more from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Exeter City Park, Chestnut and D Streets, Exeter. 592-2919 

FALL CARNIVAL – HANFORD
Enjoy a fun fall carnival on October 31st from 5:30–8:30 p.m. First Baptist Hanford, 9125 13 1/2 Avenue, Hanford. 584-6644

FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL – CLOVIS
Come and join for some free fun with food trucks, bounce houses, crafts, pumpkin, games, prizes, music, and more from 3–6 p.m. October 23rd. St. Peter Lutheran Church, 2550 Gettysburg Avenue, Clovis. 291-1601

FALL HARVEST FLING – DINUBA
Don your Halloween costume and join in on the fun—free games, activities, costume contest, and more! October 31st from 6–8 p.m. at Entertainment Park Plaza, 289 S. L Street, Dinuba. 591-5940

FARMERSVILLE FALL FESTIVAL – FARMERSVILLE
Enjoy this fun festival with a kids area, vendors, food, talent show, and fall fun on October 2nd from 6 a.m.–2 p.m. Downtown Farmersville. 799-1679

GIBSON FARM MARKET FALL FESTIVAL – FRESNO
Families will enjoy this fall showcase of fresh dairy, meat, fruit, vegetables, candy, nuts, plants, and other food grown right on campus. Kids activities, a pumpkin patch, tractor pictures, and more from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. on October 16th at Fresno State. Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, 2415 E. San Ramon Avenue, Fresno. 278-2061 

HALLOWEEN AT THE LIBRARY – TULARE
Head to the library for a Spooktacular Carnival where kids up to age 17 can enjoy free carnival games and more on October 23rd from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Then on October 30th, kids ages 3–17 are invited to stop by the library for a trick-or-treat from 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Costumes are encouraged at both events! Tulare Public Library, 475 N. M Street, Tulare. 685-4500

HALLOWEEN MOVIE NIGHT & COSTUME CONTEST – CHOWCHILLA
Enjoy a free movie night featuring Hocus Pocus along with a costume contest. Costume contest starts at 6:30 p.m. and movie begins at 7 p.m. October 30th. Edward Ray Park, 625 N. 15th Street, Chowchilla. 665-8615

HALLOWEEN PAINT FEST – FRESNO
This fun pottery event is a great way to celebrate spooky season! Walk-ins only, $8 studio fee, costumes are encouraged! October 9th from 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Color Me Mine, 230 Paseo Del Centro, Fresno. 550-2750

HALLOWEEN STREET BASH – MERCED
Join for a free Halloween Party with live music, entertainment, candy, and more! Bring a bag of candy and wear your costume at this fun event on October 23rd from 6–8:30 p.m. Masks are required. Park in Golden Valley parking lot. Joe Herb Park, 274 Parsons Avenue, Merced. 209-385-6235

HAPPILY HAUNTED – HANFORD
Kids 9 and under and their families can enjoy a pumpkin contest, games, activities, treats, and fun from 5:30–7:30 p.m. on October 23rd. Tickets: $5–$12. Children’s Storybook Garden & Museum, 175 E. Tenth Street, Hanford. 500-9966

HILLCREST PUMPKIN PATCH – REEDLEY
Tots too young for terror and those souls faint of heart can visit Hillcrest Farms all weekends October 2nd–31st from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. You can enjoy a train ride, hay ride, bring a picnic, play in the hillside play area, and of course, there are plenty of pumpkins! $5 per car on first and last weekends and $10 per car on premier weekends. Hillcrest, Reed & Adams, Reedley. 638-2762 

HUNTER FAMILY FARMS PUMPKIN PATCH – ATWATER
Families will enjoy the Critter Coral, a hay maze, Barnyard Squares, the Time-Traveling Tractor, picture opportunities, the Corn Shute, and more! Open October 1st–31st. Visit hunterfarmspumpkinpatch.com or call for hours and pricing. Hunter Family Farms, 2985 N. Southern Pacific Avenue, Atwater. 209-394-4444

JACK-O-LANTERN JUBILEE – TULARE
Families will enjoy street decorations, game booths, lots of candy, horse-drawn wagon rides, and more! October 23rd from 4–9 p.m. Linder Building, 164 S. K Street, Tulare. 685-2350

MERCED COLLEGE FARM U-PICK PUMPKINS – MERCED
Head to this annual event to pick your own pumpkin while supporting the Merced College Farm. Pumpkin prices range from .50 cents to $8. Merced College, 3600 M Street, Merced. 209-769-1730

MISS WINKLES PET ADOPTION CENTER PUMPKIN PATCH – CLOVIS
This cute patch is the perfect place to take your fall family photos and visit with the adoptable pets, and all pumpkin purchases benefit the animals! The patch will be open October 19th–31st on Tuesday–Sunday from 1–5 p.m. Miss Winkles Pet Adoption Center, 85 Temperance Avenue, Clovis. 324-2465 

OAKHURST FALL FESTIVAL – OAKHURST
Enjoy family fun, food, carnival rides, lawn games, vendors, entertainment, barn dance, and more at the 28th annual Oakhurst Fall Festival! October 8th from 3–9 p.m., October 9th from 10 a.m.–9 p.m., and October 10th from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Oakhurst Community Park, 49074 Civic Circle Drive, Oakhurst. 683-7766 

SAFE DOWNTOWN HALLOWEEN – SANGER
Kids in preschool through sixth grade can enjoy a photo booth, music, food, and safe trick-or-treating at 7th and N Streets from 6:30–8 p.m. on October 31st for this 31st annual event! Downtown Sanger, 7th and N Streets, Sanger. 875-4575 

SIMONIAN FARMS PUMPKIN PATCH – CLOVIS
Take the family to this fun patch and grab the perfect pumpkin! Open October 1st–31st, call for days and times. Simonian Farms, 2629 S. Clovis Avenue, Clovis. 237-2294 

SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN AT THE GARDENS – MADERA
This free community event will feature a scavenger hunt, chili cook-off, costume conteest, and more from 2–4 p.m. on October 31st. Fernwood Gardens, 12090 Fernwood Drive, Madera. 645-7677

SPRINGVILLE FALL FESTIVAL – SPRINGVILLE
Families will enjoy arts and crafts, food booths, game booths, prizes and raffles, pumpkin decorating, costumes contests for people and pets, and more! October 16th from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Downtown Springville, Highway 190 between Tule River and Bridge Drives, Springville. 202-6904

SWEET THISTLE FARMS – CLOVIS
Enjoy visiting Sweet Thistle Farms located against the foothill of the Sierra Nevadas in Clovis. This farm is two farms in one as they are located at Rocky Oaks Goat Creamery. Fall fun includes hayrides, farm-grown pumpkins, and food trucks. Pumpkin patch starts October 1st from 4–7 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays 10 a.m –4 p.m. Sweet Thistle Farms, 5365 N. Mendocino Avenue, Clovis. Visit sweetthistlefarms.com for car pass reservations.

THE PUMPKIN GROVE – SANGER
Head to the Pumpkin Grove and explore the Fun-Filled Forest, a Fairy Village, a Mini Corn Maze, the Pumpkin Patch and more! Visit pumpkingrove.com for required registration, times, and prices. October 13th–15th, 19th–22nd, and 26th–29th. The Pumpkin Grove, 14265 E. Goodfellow Avenue, Sanger. 356-3962 

TRUNK-OR-TREAT CAR SHOW – FRESNO
Dress up the little ones in their Halloween costume and enjoy a costume contest, pumpkin decorating contest, and more for free! October 30th at 2 p.m. Plus, there will be a Spooky Movie featuring Hocus Pocus on October 8th—call for more information! Valley Animal Center, 3934 N. Hayston Avenue, Fresno. 233-8690

TRUNK-OR-TREAT AT CLOVIS HILLS – CLOVIS
Kids are invited to go from trunk-to-trunk collecting yummy candy starting at 5:30 p.m. on October 29th. Clovis Hills Community Church in Old Town Clovis, 1363 Fifth Street, Clovis. 977-3283

TRUNK-OR-TREAT AT FIRST BAPTIST – CLOVIS
Enjoy a free night of trunk-or-treating, activities, a maze, inflatables, games, and more! October 31st from 5–8 p.m. First Baptist Church, 2080 Tollhouse Road, Clovis. 299-6038

TRUNK-OR-TREAT – VISALIA
Kids will enjoy bounce houses, food, a train or hay ride, and decorated trunks with plenty of candy for everyone! Come enjoy this free event from 6:30–8:30 p.m. on October 31st at Visalia Nazarene Church, 3333 W. Caldwell Avenue, Visalia. 734-1117 

TRUNK-OR-TREAT – HANFORD
Walk through a spooktacular trunk-or-treat event on October 29th from 6–8 p.m. Century 21 Jordan Link Parking Lot, 1810 N. 11th Avenue, Hanford. 772-8700

VILLAGE HALLOWEEN AT IMAGINEU – VISALIA
ImagineU Children’s Museum will be converting the beloved museum into a free Haunted Village Halloween trick-or-treat extravaganza! From 3–5 p.m. on October 31st, kids can trick-or-treat in a safe, indoor location. ImagineU Children’s Museum, 210 N. Tipton Street, Visalia. 733-5975

VISTA RANCH PUMPKIN PATCH – MERCED
Make your way to Vista Ranch to enjoy a unique, beautiful country setting. With a variety of pumpkins, squash, gourds, and stalks—there’s something for everyone! Plus, don’t forget about the wood-fired pizzas for purchase! Open October 1st–31st from 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Vista Ranch, 7326 E. Highway 140, Merced. 209-722-8200

VOSSLER FARMS – VISALIA
Get lost in the giant corn maze, find the perfect pumpkin in the home-grown patch, the Field of Screams, and more! Visit vosslerfarms.com for days, hours, and prices. Open through October 31st. Vossler Farms, 26773 S. Mooney Boulevard, Visalia. 909-5929

WILD PATCH PUMPKINS – CLOVIS
If you’re looking for unique pumpkins, head to Wild Patch Pumpkin! With pumpkins in all shapes, colors, and sizes, your family will have a great time picking out a perfect pumpkin. Open October 1st–31st, 4:30–8:30 p.m. on Weekdays, and 10 a.m.–8:30 p.m. on Weekends. Follow them on Instagram @wildpatchpumpkins for more updates! Wild Patch Pumpkin, 225 W. Bullard Avenue, Clovis. 

ZOMBIE MALL CRAWL – HANFORD
Come join for the Monster Mash, free face painting, costume contests, sweet treats, and more on October 16th from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. $15 per person. Hanford Mall, 1675 W. Lacey Boulevard, Hanford. 583-1200

ZOOBOO AT CHAFFEE ZOO – FRESNO
Dress up in your Halloween costume and prepare for a night full of ghosts, goblins, and guaranteed fun! Head on over to the zoo for carnival games, animal attractions, hay maze, live entertainment, and trick-or-treating. Costumes are permitted (no scary costumes or masks.) October 21st–23rd and 28th–30th from 5–8 p.m. Tickets: $18–$22. Tickets are limited and sell frighteningly fast! Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W. Belmont, Fresno. 498-5910 

ZPOOKY NIGHTS AT APPLEGATE ZOO – MERCED
Join for a night of fun at the zoo, if you dare! Enjoy live music, food, photobooths, vendors, and more! October 28th–31st from 6–9 p.m. Tickets: $2–$3. Applegate Park Zoo, 1045 W. 25th Street, Merced. 209-725-3337