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2018’s Halloween Events in Fresno

There are so many Halloween events to choose from each year, whether you want a nice night out with family or something a little spookier. There is something for everyone.

Family Friendly Halloween Events

Harvest Fest at Adventure Community Church

Located in the Tower District, Adventure Community Church is hosting Harvest Fest for the 8th year in a row. Over 1,000 pounds of candy will be given away. Some highlights from their event include trunk or treating, face painting, games for children of all ages.
When: Wednesday, October 31 at 6:00 pm
Where: 1012 N Palm Ave. Fresno

Trunk or Treat at Faith Community Church of the Nazarene

Faith Community Church of the Nazarene is holding a Trunk or Treat event for the community. Free candy, carnival games, and a photo booth for everyone! Everyone is encouraged to dress up in non-scary costumes. Here you’ll find everything in one place for a family friendly, fun alternative to trick or treating.
When: Wednesday, October 31 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Where: 430 Peach Ave. Clovis

Trunk or Treat at NorthPointe Community Church

NorthPointe is holding a FREE, SAFE, FUN Trunk or Treat event. Families can dress up, eat candy and enjoy the season. There will also be dinner with hot dogs, pizza, nachos, and other tasty treats available. Admission is FREE!
When: October 31 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Where: 4625 W. Palo Alto Ave. Fresno


Fresno Chaffee Zoo is hosting its 18th annual ZooBoo event. This safe, non-scary event is a great way for families to enjoy Halloween. The entire Zoo will be decorated in fall decor for this event of trick-or-treating, carnival games, live entertainment, and animal attractions. Kids are encouraged to dress up in non-scary costumes.
Tickets: (For Members) Adults – $16; Children – $14 (ages 2-11);
(Non-Members) Adults – $18; Children – $16 (ages 2-11);
(Non-Member Day of Event) (if available) Adults – $20 adults; Children – $18
Children 1 and under get in for free
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When: October 19, 20, 26, & 27 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno

Billy Bob’s Pumpkin Grove

Billy Bob’s Pumpkin Grove has all kinds of entertainment for kids including the fun-filled forest, a grand-tractor pulled hayride, the corn maze, pumpkin patch, a straw bale maze, a corn kernel pit, and story time with farmer Billy Bob. Weekday Group Tours are available upon request. Register here to schedule your weekday school or group tour.
Tickets: Forest or Hayride tickets – $7 each or $12 combo for both; Ages 2 and younger are free
When: WEEKEND DATES – October 20, 21, 27, & 28 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: 14265 E Goodfellow Ave. Sanger

Monster Mash Dash

The 4th annual Monster Mash Dash is taking place this year at Woodward Park in Fresno. Wear a costume and join in the costume contest. Run a 5k and have the kids participate in the Little Monster Dash (1/4 of a mile). All donations support the Central Valley Make-A-Wish foundation. Buy tickets here!
When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Where: Woodward Park Shinzen Activity Area, Fresno

Spooky & Adult-Only Halloween Events

Hobb’s Grove

Hobb’s Grove gives the ultimate haunted Halloween experience. Attractions include the haunted forest, haunted house, and haunted hayride all with different elements of horror. Ticket prices vary by date. Buy tickets here!
When: September 28-30; October 4-7, 11-14, 18-21, 24-28, 31
Where: 14265 E Goodfellow Ave, Sanger

2018 La Visionaria Halloween Bash

Join the La Visionaria Guild for the annual Halloween Bash, benefiting Valley Children’s Hospital. Plan on being mesmerized by this event as you will be surrounded by one-of-a-kind décor, amazing auction items, a sit-down dinner provided by Love and Garlic and incredible liquid libations! Be sure to wear your best costume because no Halloween party is any fun without a costume contest!
When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 6:00pm-11:00pm
Where: The Bankers Ballroom – 1060 Fulton Street, Fresno, CA
Cost: $75
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A Purple Halloween with When Doves Cry

Purple Halloween Concert with When Doves Cry — The Prince Tribute Show at Fulton 55. Let’s see your best Apollonia, Vanity, Prince etc. There will be a Costume Contest with Cash Prize!
When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:30pm
Where: Fulton 55 – 875 Divisadero Street, Fresno, CA
Cost: $15-20
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About Kate Harris

Kate grew up in Santa Rosa, California and attended school at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, where she studied Media Communications with an emphasis in Film Studies. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and reading. She currently lives in Fresno with her husband and is the content writer for WorldLight Media.