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Halloween in Sonoma County brings fun for all ages! For kids, there’s floating pumpkin patches, creepy creatures, trick-or-treating, costume campfire fun, carnivals, and more. Adults can find Halloween parties and concerts, spooky movies, and cemetery and ghost tours. Even your doggie can take part in a Halloween pet parade!
El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday for remembering friends and family members who have died. In Sonoma County, everyone can celebrate with parades, music and dancing, alters, sugar skull painting, food, and more!
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Here’s your guide to Halloween and Día de los Muertos events for 2019!
🎃 = events for children or all ages.
All Hallow’s Art Fest
A Magical Marketplace filled with Halloween Art, Decor, Jewelry, and Collectibles from over 35 artists.
Sat, Sept. 28, 12-4pm
🎃 Dia de los Muertos Opening Reception and Family Day
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our annual Dia de los Muertos exhibition with a free family Day!
Fri-Sat, Oct. 4 & 5, 5:30-8:30 pm
SOLD OUT – Sebastopol Cemetery Walk-tours
Colorful actors present dramatic performances about the lives of interesting past Sebastopol residents.
Sun, Oct. 6, 12-4pm
🎃 El Dia De Los Muertos Petaluma Opening Day
Aztec Dancers, Ballet Folklorico Paquiyollotzin, food vendors, a health fair, and more.
Mon, Oct. 7, 7-9pm
Haunted Sonoma County – Director’s Cut
Ghostly stories paint a unique portrait of Sonoma County and its colorful residents.
Oct. 10 – Nov. 3, 5:30-10:30pm nightly
🎃 Pumpkin Nights
A magical quest featuring fantastical lands built of pumpkins, a fire show, movies, and more!
Oct 11- 31
Blind Scream Haunted House
Two huge haunted houses under one roof. Santa Rosa.
Sat & Sun, Oct. 12 & 13
🎃 Superheroes & Villains – an Aerial Student Showcase
SoCo Aerial Collective presents two days of high flying performances to get you into the Halloween spirit!
Thu, Oct. 17, 6-10pm
Downtown Santa Rosa Zombie Crawl
Don’t miss Downtown Santa Rosa’s 7th Annual Zombie Crawl sponsored by Chandi Hospitality and Blind Scream Haunted House.
Sat, Oct. 19, 10-3pm
🎃 SRJC Petaluma LUMAFEST El Dia de Los Muertos Celebration
Celebrate diversity with cultural dance, Dia de los Muertos altars, interactive presentations and much more!
Sat, Oct. 19, 10am-12pm
🎃 Family Walk – Creepy Creatures
In the spirit of the Halloween season, we will pay special attention to the creepy and crawly creatures that call Pepperwood home.
Sat, Oct. 19, 10:30am – 12pm
Annual Cemetery Tour at Cypress Hill Cemetery in Petaluma
The Petalumans Of Yesteryear Present Their Annual Cemetery Walk “The Lives of the Petaluma Pioneers”.
Sat, Oct. 19, 11am-2pm
🎃 Free Sugar Skull Workshop & Screening of Disney’s “Coco”
Children ages 5-12 can attend and make their own sugar skull while watching the movie.
Sat, Oct. 19, 1:30-6pm
🎃 Floating Pumpkin Patch
Join us at Ridgway Swim Center for an afternoon filled with games, pumpkin decorating and pumpkin-splashing fun!
Sat, Oct. 19, 5-11pm
Food Truck Cinema: Hocus Pocus
Live Music, Movie, Food Trucks, Beer Garden, Costume Contest!
Sat, Oct. 19, 8pm
Russian River Sisters Present… Rocky Horror Picture Show
Costume contest sponsored by Kool City Surf Shop, raffle sales to benefit the Russian River Sisters Programs; movie starts at 9!
Sat, Oct. 19, 11:59 pm
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Phoenix Theater
The 1975 musical comedy film that parodies science fiction and horror films.
Wed, Oct. 23, 7-10pm
Feel Great Jazz! Halloween Party w/ 17-pc Big Band
Celebrate Halloween w/ Feel Good Music & Full Dinner Menu, Beer/Wine (21+) & Dancing! The Perfect Night Out! Free Candy!
Fri, Oct. 25, 6-7:30pm
🎃 Great Pumpkin Float
Swim, Splash and Celebrate. YMCA’s annual Great Pumpkin Float!
Fri, Oct. 25, 7:30-9:30pm
The Natural Disasters GO TO HELL! – Improv Comedy
Only YOUR suggestions can guide The Natural Disasters through a night full of improv, music and HELLISH laughter!
Fri & Sat, Oct. 25 & 26, 8pm
12th Annual Cirque Du Sebastopol
Sonoma County’s most legendary Halloween event!
Sat, Oct. 26, 9am -12pm
HDSA Hounds 4 Huntington’s Dog Costume Walk
Fundraiser to help in the fight against Huntington’s disease; a rare, fatal, genetic brain disorder with no cure.
Sat, Oct. 26, 11am-2pm
🎃 Howl-o-ween Pet Parade
Organized by Humane Society of Sonoma County – Healdsburg and graciously sponsored by Big John’s Market.
Sat, Oct. 26, 11am-1pm
🎃 Bill Soberanes Halloween Festival and Trick or Treating
Lots of kids, candy, costumes and fun! Free!
Sat, Oct. 26, 11:30am-3pm
🎃 Halloween at Howarth
Come out to Howarth Park in your favorite costume for trick-or-treating and fun!
Sat, Oct. 26, 12-9pm
🎃 AEEP’s 2nd Annual Costume Carnival at the Bear Republic
Looking for a fun, not-so-scary Halloween event with great food, delectable brews, and a stunning location?
Sat, Oct. 26, 12-5pm
🎃 Halloween Carnival at Rohnert Park Community Center
Featuring a magician, costume parade, live critters, DJ, games, kid-friendly haunted maze and more!
Sat, Oct. 26, 1-3:30pm
🎃 Halloween Trick or Treat at the Central Santa Rosa Library!
Crafts, Cupcakes, and Dress up Fun!
Sat, Oct. 26, 6pm
🎃 Costume Campfire Program
Bring the kids for some fun, seasonal talk, spooky campfire songs and a ghostly marshmallow roast in the Sonoma Barracks Courtyard.
Sat, Oct. 26, 6-8pm
🎃 Hoot ‘n Howl: Night Critters of the Laguna
Bats, owls and spiders – Familiar Halloween creatures are featured at this fun, family-friendly evening at the Laguna Environmental Center.
Sat, Oct. 26, 6:30-10pm
LGBT & Friends Halloween Dance Party
Annual LGBT Halloween Party, all are welcome!
Sat, Oct. 26, 7-10pm
Harvest & Halloween Masquerade Ball at Buena Vista Winery
Dance the night away on the third floor of the Historic Champagne Cellar!
Sat, Oct. 26, 7-10pm
Hahahalloween feat. Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Equal parts costume contest, live comedy show, auction & raffle benefitting Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County.
Sat, Oct.26, 9:30pm
Royal Jelly Jive Halloween Spectacular with Speakeasē
KRCB FM Radio 91 presents Royal Jelly Jive’s HALLOWEEN SPECTA.CULAR live at the Mystic Theatre + Speakeasē. 21+.
Sun, Oct. 27, 10am-3pm
🎃 Funtazmagoria at Children’s Museum of Sonoma County
See the Children’s Museum transform into a family-friendly Mad Scientist Lab from Oct. 18-31. “Funtazmagoria” on Sun, Oct. 27, 10am-3pm, offers enchanted fun.
Sun, Oct. 27, 12-7pm
🎃 Día de los Muertos at Healdsburg Plaza
Live music, Aztec dancers, folkloric dance, pozole, traditional altars, children’s activities and much more.
Sun, Oct. 27, 3-4pm
🎃 Halloween with Harry Potter – Santa Rosa Symphony family concert
Music from Harry Potter and more. Costumes encouraged. FREE photo booth, Instrument Petting Zoo 2PM.
Thu, Oct. 31, 1:30-5:30 pm
🎃 City Hall-oween in Cotati
Family fun at City Hall and Farmster at at the Veronda-Falletti Ranch next door.
Thu, Oct.31, 2pm
🎃 Spooktacular Sonoma
Trick or treat at the Sonoma Barracks and Sonoma Mission and meet characters of the past.
Thu, Oct. 31, 3-5:30pm
🎃 Halloween Trick or Treat Trail in Downtown Petaluma
Safe family, community fun. Trick or Treat in historic downtown from shop to shop!
Thu, Oct. 31, 4-7pm
🎃 Downtown Healdsburg Trick or Treat
Downtown businesses will be handing out candy to trick or treaters.
Thu, Oct. 31, 7-9pm
Telling The Story: “Old Time Radio” Hallowe’en
Get scared out of your wits with blood-curdling stories all told in the best tradition of radio theater.
Thu, Oct. 31, 7:30 pm
Frankenstein on Halloween with Sonoma State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
The Ensemble will bring to life, with music by composer Michael Shapiro, the classic movie thriller Frankenstein! Come in costume!
Thu, Oct. 31, 7:30-9:30pm
Boograss at Elephant in the Room with Dirty Cello
What better way to celebrate Halloween with some good old fashioned bluegrass tunes?
Thu, Oct.31, 7:30-10pm
Halloween Bash with The Thugz!
“Tribal Hippie Underground Zone” bring their cosmic Americana and 60’s classics for a fun filled Halloween party!
Thu, Oct. 31, 8-11pm
Halloween with the The Pulsators
Rock n’ roll, Blues, Ska Reggae at Redwood Cafe.
Thu, Oct. 31,9-11:30pm
Thursday Jazz Gathering at Fern Bar
Featuring fresh combinations of musicians from Sonoma County and the greater Bay Area.
Fri, Nov. 1, 5-8pm
🎃 Windsor Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Lowrider car show, food vendors, music, drumming and dancing. Giant puppets La Catrina and El Catrin will lead a procession around the Town Green honoring departed friends and family – Los Muertos!
Fri, Nov. 1, 7-11pm
Halloween Burnside Spooktacular
Don your costume and come get funky with Burnside on the night after o’ hallows eve.
Sat, Nov. 2, 12-6:30pm
🎃 Dia Sonoma
Sonoma’s citywide celebration of Dia de los Muertos- entertainment, food, kids activities, and more!
Sat, Nov. 2, 4-10pm
🎃 El Dia de Los Muertos Candlelight Procession with Giant Puppets and Closing Event
Plus Ballet Folklorico Paquiyolloyzin, Aztec dancers, live music by Group Gitano, Danza Los Diablos Unidos, food and art vendors, and more!
Thank you, Bollywood Bar & Clay Oven and Chandi Hospitality Group
for sponsoring Halloween Happenings & Día de los Muertos in Sonoma County!
Pumpkin Patches in Sonoma County
Find pumpkins, corn mazes, tours, games, hayrides, family fun, animals, and more!
Courtney’s Pumpkin Patch in Cloverdale at Kiwanis Club Oktoberfest
Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch, Healdsburg
McClelland’s Dairy Pumpkin Patch, Petaluma
Muelrath Ranch Pumpkin Patch, Santa Rosa
Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Amazing Corn Maze, Petaluma
PaPa’s Pumpkin Patch, Sebastopol