Halloween will be here before you know it since the spooky season has already begun!
We have you covered for everything from haunted houses and spooky movie showings to family-friendly events and trick-or-treating events.
Here is a list of Halloween-related activities taking place in Ventura County.
Camarillo Old Town BooFest
- Oct. 28 from 12-4 p.m.
- Old Town Camarillo
Event will include trick-or-treating and costume contest. For more information, visit their website.
Halloween in the Park Camarillo
- Oct. 31 from 5-8 p.m.
- 1605 E. Burnley Street
Enjoy games, crafts, trick-or-treating, and other activities in the park on Halloween. Have fun with your family, friends, and community while dressed up in your Halloween costume. There will be a food and beverage stand. Dogs are allowed but must be leashed.
- Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Mission Oaks Park, 5501 Mission Oaks Boulevard
Bring your dog to Howl-O-Ween at Mission Oaks Park costumed in their spookiest, funniest, or most creative costume, or even dress them in matching outfits. There is no need to register. There will be a dog costume contest, pet vendors, giveaways, and food trucks present. Learn how to teach your dog to be a disc dog by watching a Disc Dogs show.
Trick or Treat – Las Posas Plaza
Oct. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Las Posas Plaza
Dressed in your Halloween best, head to the Las Posas Plaza and get ready to trick-or-treat at participating businesses. Popcorn and balloons will be available. For a free trick-or-treat bag, participants can meet at the Emporium next to Starbucks.
Trunk or Treat: Fillmore
Downtown Fillmore, Central Avenue between Sespe Avenue and Main Street, on October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Enjoy an enjoyable night of trick-or-treating in Downtown Fillmore. Do you feel prepared to trick-or-treat? Bring the kids of all ages to this extremely secure Halloween location to trick-or-treat.
Boo at the Zoo – America’s Teaching Zoo
21 & 22 October and 28 & 29 October 7075 Campus Rd.
Adults (12-64yrs): $12
Child (3-12yrs) : $10
Seniors (65+): $10
Treat-giving, a scavenger hunt, food trucks, free crafts, and much more are all available.
Underwood Family Farms Fall Harvest Festival
- Sept. 30- Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- 3370 Sunset Valley Road
Admission: General Admission: $14.00 at gate only Monday-Friday
The enormous Pumpkin Patch, Pick Your Own and Fall Harvest experience are back for the 26th Annual Fall Harvest Festival! Games, rides, picture ops, live entertainment, themed weekends, bands, and more will be available on the website. Weekends will feature all shows, music, activities, and entertainment. Everyday activities include Pick Your Own fruit, vegetable, and flower picking, tractor-pulled waggon trips throughout the farm, visits with animals, and the Animal Centre.
Haunted High Street
October 31 from 4-7 p.m.
Admission: Free (small fee to play in the Carnival)
All ages can have a great time on Haunted High Street! Enjoy trick-or-treating, a dance party, a costume contest, crafts, and more.
Oct. 25 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
The popular drive-through-style trick-or-treating experience is back!
Let the Ghoul Times Roll Sk8 Nite
Oct. 13 from 6-9 p.m.
328 S. B Street
If you weren’t able to attend the Sk8 Nites in September, make plans to attend our Let the Ghoul Times Roll Sk8 Nite on October 13. Skates are not available for rental, so bring your own. All are welcome to dress up for the Halloween-themed event.
Parade of Frights – Channel Islands Harbor
October 28 from 2-9 p.m.
Channel Islands Harbor
With the 2nd Annual “Parade of Frights,” Halloween weekend in the Channel Islands Harbour is guaranteed to be howling. At 7 o’clock, there will be the Parade of Frights, a boat parade with a Halloween theme that is not competitive.
Numerous companies and organisations will be hosting Halloween-themed events and activities prior to the Parade of Frights.
Trick or Treat at The Collection at RiverPark
Oct. 25 at 5 p.m.
The Collection at RiverPark’s annual trick-or-treat event welcomes princesses, pirates, and pumpkins of all ages to gather fang-tastic event.
Spook-tacular Port Hueneme
Oct. 26 from 5-8 p.m.
550 Park Ave.
Want to carve a pumpkin for Halloween? Come celebrate Halloween with them at the Orvene S. Carpenter Community Centre! Treats, train rides, hayrides, a pumpkin patch, and more will be available.
Santa Paula Theater Center Ghostwalk
102 N 7th St.
Admission: $15 Adults; $10 Children 12 and under
Following a 28-year tradition, Ghostwalk 2023 will feature ghostly residents of the Santa Clara River Valley telling historical tales that are based on actual or made-up historical events. An hour-long tour through Santa Paula Masonic Temple, this year’s chosen enchanting and eerie setting, will be given by a ghostly guide. Each narrative will be set against the Masonic Temple setting from the 2023 GhostWalk, which will be converted into a ghostly stage for each of the featured ghosts. As they stroll with their ghostly host, visitors will appreciate learning about the lives of the loved ones who have passed away.
Prancers Pumpkin Patches
Oct. 1- Oct. 31
18540 E Telegraph Rd.
There is so much more in store for everyone, in addition to all the popular attractions like the sunflower maze, single and double barrel train rides, and electric bull.
Halloween Fun at the Simi Valley Town Center
Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1555 Simi Town Center Way
Vendors, live entertainment, a beer and wine garden, a city expo, a free kids’ fun zone, and more will be present at the event. From 4 to 6 p.m., trick-or-treating will also be available.
Annual Youth Halloween Carnival
October 31 from 4-7 p.m.
5005 Los Angeles Ave.
Admission: $6 for 3 – 12 years. $8 for 13 -18 years. 2 and under is FREE
The Trick-or-Treat Village invites you to take a stroll through it. The booths will be stocked with lights, inflatables, and sweets of course.
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival
Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Strathearn Historical Park & Museum, 137 Strathearn Place
The event will feature food, face painting, artisan vendors, music, and entertainment. Costumes are welcomed.
Reign of Terror Haunted House
Various dates in October
225 N. Moorpark Road
Admission: General admission $35 or $40 Immediate Access $60 or $65
The award-winning Reign of Terror Haunted House has 138 different chambers to explore, 10 interconnected attractions, and armies of terrifying characters just waiting to scare you. The updates cover all ten attractions.
Haunted Trails & Costume Contest
Oct. 21 from 6-9 p.m.
2525 N. Moorpark Rd.
Costume Contest: 6:00-7:00pm
Reptile Show – Immediately after the Costume Contest
Trunk-Or-Treat Street: 6:00-8:30pm
First departure down the trail starts at 7:00pm!
Conejo Fall Fest
Everyone is welcome to attend the Conejo Fall Fest. Three days of excitement, food, entertainment, and fun have been a part of a Thousand Oaks institution for more than 40 years. Come to the Conejo Fall Fest to celebrate the beauty of autumn, wonderful friends, and family love.
Harvest Festival Arts and Craft show
10 W Harbor Blvd.
Admission: $9.00 General Admission
$7.00 Seniors (62+)
$4.00 Kids (13-17)
FREE (12 & Under)
Trunk or Treat Ventura
Oct. 28 from 3-7 p.m.
The costume contest and trick-or-treating in downtown Ventura are back. At the Main Street Stage, the Costume Contest begins at three o’clock. We appreciate RocketFizz for providing these unique prizes!
Trick-or-Treat at Main Street businesses from 4pm-7pm.
Howl-O-Ween dog costume contest
Oct. 28 from 12-2 p.m.
1583 Spinnaker Dr.
The public is invited to participate in a wonderful show of dogs (and their owners) dressed in imaginative and funny costumes. Parade your dog around the pet-friendly Harbour Village to join in on the festivities.
Kids Seaside Trick or Treat
Oct. 29 from 12-2 p.m.
1583 Spinnaker Dr.
Put the kids in costumes and make your way through Ventura Harbour Village. More than a dozen treat stops at partnering Harbour shops and restaurants are included in this free community event! Two hours will be dedicated to sweets, face painting, fortune reading, and family entertainment.
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