Weekend Family Fun
10/25 – Artober Discount Days at the California Children’s Museum – In celebration of ARTober, SCM is offering a 50% off discount for all children, every Friday in October! This is the last one, you won’t want to miss it!
10/25 – Freaky Friday Halloween Event for Kids – The South Natomas Community Center would like to invite you to participate in its effort to provide you with a safe and fun Halloween. Trick or treat throughout the spooky center and enjoy a scary movie and treats from the café afterwards.
10/25 – Night of 1,000 Pumpkins – During this yearly event, Folsom attempts to light 1,000 jack-o-lanterns in Historic Sutter Street. Thousands will gather to trick-or-treat, watch outdoor movies, and of course, check out the pumpkins! Kids are encouraged to come in costume and enjoy the festivities. Jack-o-lanterns are provided by
attendees of the event – so please bring a few carved pumpkins!
10/25 – 10/26 – The Haunted Fort at Sutter’s Fort – Looking for something ghoulishly unique to do this Halloween? For a spirited good time, check out the fourth annual “The Haunted Fort”! Back by popular demand, the historic site will offer special lantern-lit guided tours — for two evenings only – that are based in fact but with a decidedly creepy twist.
10/26 – Spooky Storytime at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center – Gear up for Halloween with some spooky stories told by the Sacramento Storytellers Guild. Don’t worry, these stories are guaranteed not to cause nightmares!
10/26 – Hallozeum 2: The Sequel – It’s bigger, it’s battier, it’s Hallozeum 2: The Sequel! Looking for a safe, fun place to haunt this Halloween with your little goblins? The Discovery Museum Science & Space Center will be inhabited by a bunch of spooky characters – with a real sense of fun.
10/25-10/26 – CSI: Transylvania Law & Order Special Pumpkins Unit – You won’t want to miss out on this incorporation of theater and pumpkin patch. Billy Mansion, recently winning his county’s largest pumpkin contest, decides to throw a costume party to celebrate the blue-ribbon-winning massive pumpkin. As guests arrive, suddenly the lights go out, and an incredibly unfortunate incident takes place. Billy calls in Lt. Erroneous Plot and his team of scientific experts to figure out Who Did It? And Why? A ridiculous satirical romp unfolds with exaggerated confessions, wild science experiments gone wrong, and a really cool huge audience participating explosion with a surprise ending. Come see this hilarious, kid-friendly who-done-it mystery show and pick out a pumpkin to take home.
10/25 – 10/27 – Fairytale Town Safe & Super Halloween: A Hobbit Adventure – world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Trick or treat at 17 candy stations as you journey through Middle Earth on your way to the Lonely Mountain. Peek into the elven kingdom of Rivendell, explore Bilbo’s hobbit hole, and wander through the forest—but remember to stay clear of goblins and orcs. Keep an eye out for Gandalf, dwarves, elves, hobbits and even Smaug the dragon. Plenty of photo ops, games, candy and family fun await.
10/25 – 10/27 – Spookomotive Train Rides – Halloween-themed Spookomotive trains decorated for the season depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot in Old Sacramento. Join the Skeleton Crew for a fun and delightful (but not frightful) 40-minute ride along the Sacramento River.
10/26 – 10/27 – Spooktacular Hallowen at Funderland – This family weekend will include some deliciously diabolical treats, trick or treating, a silly haunted house, a happy little pumpkin patch, a not so spooky train, costume contest, crafts and more.
10/27 – Enchanted Green Hallow’s Eve at Star Eco Station – Go wild this Halloween with the wackiest rescued wildlife on the planet at STAR Eco Station’s 8th Annual Enchanted Green Hallow’s Eve. STAR transforms into a world of favorite fairy tale lands, with costumed characters. This family friendly event features trick-or-treating throughout the station and many activities. Experience the magic of an exotic wildlife encounter, participate in our children’s costume contests, or complete your own craft project.