Halloween Events in Monterey County

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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. Click here for a list of other harvest and fall events.

Saturday, October 22 & Saturday, October 29

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. $85.

Thursday, October 27

Pumpkins and Pinot go hand-in-hand just in time for Halloween! Sovino Wine Bar in downtown Monterey invites you to create your very own jack-o-lantern while sipping on wonderful wines. 7pm-9pm. 241 Alvarado Street, Monterey. $25.

Saturday, October 29

Run for your life at the Pebble Beach Zombie Run holding both a 5K Zombie Crawl and a 2K Survivor Stroll. After you complete your run, grab a post race snack and peruse the Emergency Preparedness booths, where you might learn something that could help you survive the next zombie apocalypse. 9am-12pm. 4005 Sunridge Road, Pebble Beach. $25.

Did you know the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea was incorporated on Halloween? This year they have decided to spend their 100th birthday in style with a Halloween Parade down Ocean Avenue at 11am with Clint Eastwood a the Grand Marshal. Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.

Businesses in downtown Pacific Grove get decked out for the 5th 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. 11am-3pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.

Lighthouse District shops, restaurants, and boutiques welcome little goblins with special treats on Halloween. Dress up and come on down to Lighthouse Avenue for an afternoon full of fun and trick-or-treating. 2pm-5pm. Lighthouse Avenue between Reeside and David, Monterey. Free event.

Monday, 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.

Celebrate Halloween with the City of Seaside! Their annual Halloween Bonanza includes a costume contest, bounce houses, games, crafts, candy and a Haunted House! 6pm-9pm, 986 Hilby Avenue, Seaside. Free event.

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