Halloween Events in Monterey County

Monterey County is overflowing with Halloween events (and lots of candy)! Get into the spooky spirit with an event suited for grown goblins and tiny scarecrows.

Saturday, October 21 & Saturday, October 28

Get in the Halloween spirit with a haunted ghost tour through the eerie Point Sur Lightstation in Big Sur. Enjoy the incredible sunset over the Pacific Ocean followed by a buffet dinner in the barn. Afterwards the fun begins with a spooky tour of the un-restored triplex, ghost stories and topped off with dessert and beverages. Children under 6 are not permitted on the tour. 5:15pm. Highway One, 19 miles south of Carmel. $90.

Saturday, October 21

Take a Pumpkin Plunge at the Pattullo Swim Center in Seaside. Kiddos can hunt for their perfect pumpkin in the pool and then decorate it! 1148 Wheeler Street, Seaside. Free event, $7 per pumpkin.

Saturday, October 28

Did you know the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea was incorporated on Halloween? This year they spend their 101th birthday in style with a Halloween Parade down Ocean Avenue at 11am. Following the parade, the Sunset Center will host an after-party with a hot dog lunch and birthday cake. Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.

Businesses in downtown Pacific Grove get decked out for the 6th Annual Downtown PG Trick-or-Treating Extravaganza. Just look for the Halloween ribbons and pumpkins outside participating downtown businesses and enjoy live music, entertainment and lots of treats throughout the day! 10am-3pm. Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.

Things get creepy at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History today. Science Saturday will be full of all sorts of bats, spiders and snakes sure to give you the heebie-jeebies. Daring tots can make a spider web, trick-or-treat around the museum and enjoy crafts. 10am-3pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.

Tuesday, October 31

It's Pumpkin Pandemonium today at the Del Monte Shopping Center. Celebrate Halloween with the whole family with trick or treating, balloon art and a pumpkin patch. 2:30pm-4:30pm. 1410 Del Monte Boulevard, Monterey. Free event.

It's a Party in the Pumpkin Patch today at the Northridge Mall in Salinas. Celebrate Halloween with the whole family with trick or treating, pumpkin decorating and more! Trick or treating will be begin at 5pm. 4pm-7pm.796 Northridge Mall, Salinas. Free event.

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