Even during these crazy times, there’s still some safe holiday fun to be had around the Sacramento region this October. Sacramento365 has gathered some of the best spooktacular events happening in town.
13 Nights of Fright at West Wind Drive-In
West Wind Sacramento 6 Drive-In
October 19-31 | Mon-Sun 6pm
West Wind Sacramento 6 Drive-In is showing 13 nights of family-friendly frights, plus classic and popular horror movies.
Alchemist CDC Virtual Halloween Trivia Night
October 29 | Thurs 7:30pm-9:30pm
Come support Alchemist CDC by joining us for virtual trivia night including door prizes! Test your trivial knowledge and support a local organization from the comfort of your couch.
El Panteon de Sacramento Dia de los Muertos Drive-Thru Celebration
Latino Center of Art and Culture
October 29-November 1 | Thurs & Sun 5pm-10pm and Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm
The 11th Annual Panteón de Sacramento has been re-imagined as a moonlit slow drive-through remembrance held at The Latino Center of Art and Culture in Miller Park. The centerpiece this year is an urban re-creation of a candle-lit Mexico graveyard with an adjoining church. Twenty traditional memorials (altares) created by families and communities of friends will honor those who have passed.
Heartstoppers Redemption Drive-Through Zombie Laser Tag
The Mine Shaft
October 29-31 | Thurs-Sat 7pm-11pm
Drive through the streets of Deadlands as your blast your way through the hordes of zombies coming after you. This unique experience is sure to get your heart racing!
Halloween Fun at Fairytale Town
October 30 & 31 | Fri & Sat 10am-2pm
Enjoy Halloween-themed crafts and activities, vote for your favorite decorated pumpkin, and show off your costume and dance moves at our dance party/costume pageant at the Mother Goose Stage.
Wee Halloween From Home
Crocker Art Museum
October 30 | Fri 11am
Join the Crocker Art Museum digitally for its first ever Wee Halloween from Home! Designed for costumed 3 to 5 year olds and their adults, this interactive party will have you singing, dancing, and using your imagination for some silly, not-too-spooky, Halloween fun. The Crocker will even have a few surprise performers and guests joining in!
Death’s Inquest Ghost Tours
Virtual Event Hosted by Sacramento History Museum
October 30 | Fri 7pm & 8:30pm
The Sacramento History Museum’s spirited storytellers will not let a pandemic keep them from telling their spooky tales. This year, the haunting is heading home…to your home! Gather the family for an entertaining evening of ghost stories based on actual events in early Sacramento.
A B Street Horror Story
The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for The Arts
October 30 | Fri 7pm
B Street Company Members Peter Story and Dana Brooke rehearse for a Zoom play reading on All Hallows’ Eve. The only problem is that the Sofia’s security system is having issues. When Peter begins to experience unusual activity, Dana can do very little to help from the confines of her New York City apartment. Join the horror-filled live stream journey to determine what lurks in the shadows of The Sofia after the sun goes down.
Pumpkins and Planes Halloween Festival
Aerospace Museum of California
October 31 | Sat 12pm-3pm
Head to the Aerospace Museum of California for socially-distanced trick-or-treating and other family-friendly activities at its Outdoor Air Park.
The CCVC FrankenJam Halloween Benefit
Harlow’s Restaurant & Nightclub
October 31 | Sat 11am-11:55pm
Support Sacramento’s live entertainment venues at the CCVC FrankenJAM Halloween Benefit! On All Hallows’ Eve, the Harlow’s parking lot, patio, and stages will be transformed for a safe, fun event to benefit the local music and arts community.
Halloween Tent Display Contest and Drive-Thru
October 31 | Sat 2pm-5pm
Celebrate Halloween while social distancing at this Halloween tent display contest and drive-thru event.
Dia De Muertos Tent Display Contest and Drive-Thru
November 1 | Sun 2pm-5pm
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos while social distancing at this tent display contest and drive-thru event.