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California has some of the largest Scream Parks in the US. Hollywood keeps producing scary characters. Enjoy a movie and take your friends to a fun house this October. You will love the thrill of being scared out of your mind. We ask is that you don’t let any of the ghosts escape from their California haunted houses. We can’t have them taking over the internet by invading Silicon Valley. Thank you and enjoy.
All Saints Lunatic Asylum - Apple Valley, CA
All Saints opens every Friday and Saturday nights starting in early October. Check their web page for additional dates. Tickets are $13. Don’t miss Southern California’s innovative and terrifying haunted attraction experience!! Our 6,000 sq ft haunt is built and acted in by over 60 volunteers, just for the sole purpose of providing a high quality Halloween experience. All proceeds go to improving the haunt the following year unless it is a fundraiser night in which case signs will be posted. ASLA is a haunted attraction designed for entertainment purposes. Content is fictional.
Blind Scream - Santa Rosa, CA
Opens starting in early October for scary fun. Blind Scream operates at the Santa Rosa Plaza. It runs starting at 7:00 pm and closes at 10:00 pm or 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday. This years attractions include walk through outdoor mazes Blackout, and the all new attractions Uncle Chuckle’s 3D Mad House, plus the new haunted house Slaughter Shack. Check web page for additional dates. It runs about 17 dates in October.
Caitlin Manor Haunted House - San Bernadino, CA
Opens in late October and through 10/31. Lots of scary clowns and weird dolls in this place. Expect to have nightmares. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October. Also they have a kid-friendly hour from 6-7pm ($7), followed by the scary version from 7pm to 11pm ($8). Admission is a fundraiser.
Cemetarium - Citrus Heights, CA
Cemetarium operates the 20,000 square foot haunt that opens in late October. Psycho Circus is their 2nd attraction. Check their web page for details on which event is happening on the night you want to go. It has over 100 volunteers working each night. It opens their Full Scare show on Saturdays in October. Attractions include KAUS, Alternative Therapy, Zombie Heights, Hallway of Fear, and the all new Psycho Circus. Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are for the combo low scare ticket or for the full scare combo ticket. Individual tickets to a single attraction are less. They operate as a low scary family facility on select nights. They open for full scare on Saturdays.
Corbett’s House of Horror - Roseville, CA
Corbetts presents Fear Farm which opens in early October. They have a haunted corn maze, zombie paintball shoot, and carn evil type circus.
Creep Los Angeles - , CA
Note there is some doubt that California will all haunt attractions to open this fall due to the virus. Creep is located at 2316 N. San Fernando Rd. in Los Angeles. It takes about 60 minutes to go through this multi-sensory experience of fright. You go through the attraction in groups of 8 to explore the hidden scenes, intimate encounters and moments of fright. Expect to be scared. Opens late September and runs Thursday through Sunday nights in October. CREEP IS A FULLY IMMERSIVE, MULTI-SENSORY, WALKTHROUGH EXPERIENCE. GUESTS ARE GUIDED BY A CAST OF CHARACTERS INTO A REALM OF FRIGHTFUL SITUATIONS AND ONE-ON-ONE ENCOUNTERS, ALL DRIPPING WITH STYLE AND DREAD.
Dead Time Dreams - Santa Clara County, CA
Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday beginning in early October. Tickets are available for Dead Time Dreams. It features the twisted maze Meat Factory and the zombie apocalypse haunt The Church. There is also a midway of terror wait area with freaks, creatures and shows each night. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Doors close 11:00 pm weekdays and 12:00 am weekends. They have free parking. Also open some added dates Halloween week. No longer do you stand waiting in line, now you have a whole Midway of Terror to entertain you even before entering the two attractions. This year, the experience will be a whole detailed pre-show that gets the mood or was it blood flowing, even before you go facing the dark passageways of horrors. See the Freaks and Creatures that have never been seen before, special nightly shows that are different happenings each night, The Midway of Terror is a dark and intense experience which is better than most haunted attractions you will have ever experienced before!
Deathworkz - Modesto, CA
Appears this attraction is closed. Wish the owner well as she deals with cancer. Thousands experienced screams, tears, and fear over the last two decades during their nights of fright in October. Keep checking their Facebook page or web page.
Desoto Asylum - Needles, CA
Desoto Asylum is a FREE intense haunted house walk-through experience like nothing else in the tri-state area! We’re part of Haunts Against Hunger, we’re collecting nonperishable food items for those in need this holiday season.
Fear Overload - San Leandro, CA
The fun begins in late September. The three haunts at Fear Overload are Night Terrors and The Tooth Collector, plus Live Horror Entertainment. A high shock attraction with horrifying scenes about San Francisco’s grisliest serial killer. You Psychotic takes you into a labyrinth experience through the paranormal. Are you next? Costumes can be worn but leave the face paint and mask at home. Tickets start at $25.99-30.99. Doors are open at 7:00 pm until 12:00 am on most Friday and Saturday nights or 10:00 pm on other nights. Caution this is a very scary haunt with some of these for very mature audiences only. They are open nearly every day in October. Runs most nights from late September through early November. Check their web page for schedule.
Field of Screams Haunted Stadium - Lake Elsinore, CA
Field of Screams returns in early October with 3 haunted mazes and 2 scarezones. Each are themed for the maximum terror. Doors open at 7:00 pm each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday beginning early October. All new scenes, mazes, creatures and entertainment.
Fox Hollow - Sunnyvale, CA
Opens late October. Over the years they have grown bit by bit and they expanded from one yard to two, creating a path that winds through two yards with many experiences including the original cemetery (evolved), pirate grotto, swamp, haunted forest, mad science lab and spider lair. Every year some things change and some stay the same. The haunt has gotten bigger, smaller and then bigger again. It is always an adventure to create this haunt along with our friends who volunteer to build and act in the haunt. We invite you to come enjoy our haunt with us!
Funhouse Haunted Maze - Banning, CA
The Funhouse is open the last two Friday through Sunday nights in late October. Online ticket are $15 or pay $20 at the door. Walk through an abandoned carnival and be prepared to be SCARED! Bring your friends to this one-of-a-kind haunted maze. It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
Great America’s Halloween Haunt - Santa Clara, CA
Halloween Haunt will not open in 2020 given the current virus issues. The park will open next year. The amusement park Great America operates a Halloween haunt on Friday, Saturday, and most Sunday nights. The haunt runs from 7 pm to midnight. The regular park is open Saturday and Sunday in October from 10 am to 5:30 pm. There are several days and nights that are family friendly including Snoopy’s Trick or Treating. Check website advance ticket prices.
Halloween at Hobb’s Grove - Sanger, CA
Hobb’s Grove opens in early October and runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. They feature a haunted house, forest, and hayride. Ticket prices vary but individual attraction prices are $17 or combo prices for all three range from $34-46 depending on the date. The classic fantastic HAYRIDE, the eerie trek through the Haunted FOREST and the trip through time in this year’s Hobb HOUSE are as fun and frightful as ever. The Midway at Hobb’s Grove has an old-time feel and features warming fire pits, peddlers and entertainment. It’s a somewhat “safe” place to hang out for those who wish to be frightened no more and it’s simply the best people watching anywhere. There’s music, including our own Malice Cooper, and characters milling about making sure you feel welcome and you must come in and check out The Curiosity Shoppe. Note that because of the virus they may change their current opening plans so check their Facebook page.
Halloween Horror at Boomers - Modesto, CA
Boomers is temporarily closed due to virus issues. It features Treats By Day on Saturday and Sundays with a hay maze, trick or treat trail and games. At night they feature Terror By Night with 3 terrifying scare zones such as Boom Town, Midway Mayhem, and Zombie Zone. They run every Friday and Saturday nights beginning in late September. Tickets are $24.99.
Halloween Horror at Boomers - San Diego, CA
Boomers is temporarily closed. Halloween Horror has Treat by Day and Terror by Night. Night time fun runs from 9 PM until midnight for $22.99.
Halloween Horror at SpeedZone - City of Industry, CA
Note that SpeedZone is temporarily closed due to virus issues. Halloween Horror is open on Friday and Saturday nights until midnight with 3 scream worthy scare zones. Tickets are $22.99. They also have Treats by Day fun for kids from 1pm until 3pm.
Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood - Universal City, CA
Halloween Horror Nights will not open in 2020 due to virus issues. Normally open Thursday through Sunday nights. Explore some of the haunted houses and attractions in the theme park. Tickets online for Horror Nights and park admission are as low as $69. Don’t miss attractions Walking Dead, Evil Dead, Insidious, Black Sabbath, El Cucuy, or Universal Monsters. Have fun exploring the 7 terrifying mazes, the terror tram, scare zones, and the new Jabbawockeez Show. Daytime park admission is separate. Night time hours are generally 7:00 pm until 2:00 am. Halloween Horror Nights has more than 758000 Facebook likes.
Halloween Time at Disneyland - Anaheim, CA
Disney is temporarily closed due to virus concerns. It is unknown and doubtful the haunt attraction will run in 2020. The park has been converted into a not scary but beautifully displayed Halloween theme. You get all the Disneyland rides both day and night except for the 13 nights that are reserved for Mickey’s Halloween Party. Both are lots of fun for the kids and adults alike. Mickey’s Halloween Party is a separate event in the park and runs select nights. It features separate shows, autograph signings, rides and more with Disney’s scary characters from hit Disney movies.
Haunted House of Moss Beach - Moss Beach, CA
Haunted Trail at Balboa Park - San Diego, CA
Sorry folks the Haunted Trail is closed this season due to virus issues. The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park you will never forget. Enter the mile long Trail through the twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks of San Diego’s world-famous Balboa Park! This year, you can get up close and personal with horror icons like Pennywise, Leatherface, Freddy, and Michael Myers.
Hawes Haunts - Anderson, CA
Hawes Haunts opens on Friday and Saturday nights starting in early October. It takes place at historic Hawes Farms which is famous for varioius weekend events including a great corn maze and pumpkin patch. The daytime maze starts late September and runs through October. Hawes Haunts has zombies, zombie paintball, haunted trail, maze and lots more fun things to do.
Heartstoppers Haunted House - Rancho Cordova, CA
Sacramento’s longest running haunted attraction brings the fright to the area in October. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October plus some added dates. All attractions are redesigned and updated with Asylum taking over the top floor as the insane asylum. Deadlands is our outdoor attraction new for this year. It features a walking dead type theme set in an old West town. Underlands features an all new 3D haunt with a terrifying walking trail in search for Alice. Enjoy lots of carnival food, amusement rides, games and souvenirs for hours of fun. Free roaming zombies and nightmarish creatures add excitement around each corner. Of course admission is just $25 for entry into all the haunted attractions. Fast pass and annual pass options are available. Check website for dates and complete details.
Huge Haunted Maze at Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Cypress, CA
Holy Cross Lutheran Church hosts their sixth annual haunted maze, opening in late October and running Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm to 9:30pm for the two weekends before Halloween. Suggested donation is $5.
Knott’s Scary Farm - Buena Park, CA
Given the current virus concerns the Scary Farm returns in September 2021. Now part of Cedar Fair this Halloween event continues its forty year history of quality family entertainment. The Scary Farm in the month of October generates so much activity it is responsible for nearly half the annual revenue for the whole park. The theme is Nowhere to Hide and once you are inside the park the mazes, shows, rides, actors, and haunts really bring the scares to you. It features 11 mazes and two Halloween shows and thirteen thrill rides. It is one of the largest Halloween events in the country. Generally open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October plus some added dates.
Lemos Farm - Half Moon Bay, CA
During September and October our farm turns into Halloween Palooza covered in hay, spooky cutouts, and pumpkins with our most popular Halloween attractions, the Haunted House and Ghost Train! With two different versions of the Haunted House, (non-scary and scary) it’s fun for everyone! But you’ve been warned, the second version will scare the YELL out of ya! Lemos Farm has lots to offer with pumpkins, haunted house, ghost train, Christmas tree, fall family fun, laser tag, and so much more.
Los Angeles Haunted Hayride - Los Angeles, CA
Lots of changes this year given the virus concerns. They have changed this haunt into a live drive up haunt experience located at Bonneli Regional Park in San Dumas. In my opinion this is a must see attraction. Started over 10 years ago the owners are opening more haunts across the country. They expect record crowds this year. In Between Dark Maze, House of the Horseman, Seven Sins, and Purgatory are discounted. Caution you can get wet on the Hayride. There are online discounts available on certain special nights. Los Angeles Haunted Hayride has over 43000 Facebook likes.
Maniac Mansion - Covina, CA
A really well done annual home haunt that returns Halloween week. They feature an outdoor carnival and their haunted maze. It is a free to the public event.
Mistress Yvonne’s Annual Haunted House - Riverside, CA
Mistress Yvonne’s is open the last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October plus Halloween night. This years home haunt features a Zombie Walk, nun’s quarters, The Morgue, Vampire Bar, Death Diner, Freddi’s Playground and lots more.
Nightmare on Main Street - Templeton, CA
Nightmare is open Friday and Saturday nights in October. Nightmare on Main Street, the Central Coast’s local haunted house, is back again for its 9th year! Located at 99 S. Main Street, Templeton in an abandoned 120 year old house. Features include haunting clowns, Michael Myers and the Vortex of Doom! Nightmare on Main Street is a non-profit 501 (C) 3 created to give back to our local community.
Pastorino Farms - Half Moon Bay, CA
Pastorino’s offers a retail nursery year round for plants, cut flowers, and gifts. In addition, Pastorino’s offers a friendly environment for birthday parties and corporate events among our fresh flower fields and plant greenhouses. During the month of October, Pastorino’s offers a seasonal pumpkin farm. Our pumpkin farm offers beautiful gifts, food, children’s activities, (hay rides, train rides, ponies, pet and feed farm animals, giant slides and jumpers). In addition, on the weekends we also offer a haunted house and face painting. And of course a field of pumpkins to choose from.
Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch - Oakland, CA
Piedmont Avenue has both a scary haunted house and a non scary attraction. This farm has lots of entertainment options. They have lots of pumpkins and Halloween fun. They run every day in September and October. Enter their haunted house through the hallway with moving portraits on the wall. A cold shudder trickles down your spine. Glancing around nervously, a monstrous voice seemingly penetrates your very being. Through the darkness you believe you see eerie shadows on the walls. As you walk forward, you can’t help but feel that someone is following you. Wait… is that coffin lid rising?? You move along, then , you turn the corner and see a crib. What is happening? The voice in your head says ‘Turn Back!’ Yet, you push on.
Pirates of Emerson - Pleasanton, CA
The season begins in early October. Given the current virus they have changed this year’s haunt to a drive thru attraction. Located at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pirates of Emerson is a full entertainment complex. It has run for 29 years and now features 5 haunt attractions. Included is live music, dancing, and entry into Pirates of Emerson, Laboragory, Holiday Horror, The Hackshack, and Dark Gauntlet. The times are 7:05 pm to 11 pm most nights. Open most Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October plus some added dates. Check web page for details.
Pumpkin Maze Dellosso Family Farm - Lathrop, CA
Pumpkin Maze is and all activities are closed for the season given the current virus situation. Tickets are $14.95 during the week and $19.95 on weekends. They feature a Haunted Castle but they have several corn mazes, zip lines, pumpkin maze, hay rides, and farm fun during the day.
Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor - Long Beach, CA
Dark Harbor appears to be temporarily closed as are all the Queen Mary’s event for this fall. Halloween frights on the Queen Mary ship are especially scary this season. The Queen Mary runs special events all year long. Dark Harbor tickets available online. It is open from 7 pm to midnight for 23 nights. The Iron Master has a new maze Intrepid. Also there is a new 4-D Panic Experience, HEX Paintball Gallery, and a VooDoo House tasting room. Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights plus some additional special nights. The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Southern California’s most terrifyingly authentic haunt, will once again rise from the deep, dripping with history of the infamously haunted ship. Named one of the top 10 most haunted places on Earth by Time Magazine, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor offers the most authentically frightening experience available. (Listed under Signature Events on their web page.)
Raisin Hell Ranch Haunted Corn Maze - Madera, CA
Raisin Hell Ranch is open starting in early October plus added dates. The Black Out Maze tickets are $10 or a 3 attraction combo ticket for $35-40. They have three really scary corn mazes. Step right up step right up here at Raisin Hell Ranch we have collected the most unusual and unique….just don’t get too close our creatures are a little wild. Keep your hands to yourself, less you feel like feeding our Freaks. Welcome to Chaos here at Raisin Hell Ranch!
Ranch of Horror - Turlock, CA
Ranch of Horror has lots of scary attractions. Begin with the free hay maze. The haunted house is House of Dystropia for $15. Their zombie outbreak is Rancher’s Revenge for $10. They have a Ghost Busting House on the midway and an escape room called Jail Break. A popular event is Zombie Shooter for $5 and $10. Also try their premium Paintball Zombie Escape for $25. Get these and more at the Turlock FEARgrounds.
Rebel Yell - San Jose, CA
Rebel Yell is open Halloween week. Check Facebook page for schedule. In 1957, when Doctor Von Braun purchased the abandoned Rebel Hill Funeral Home and moved there with his wife and two children, no one could have guessed the depths of his evil genius. His family is long gone now, but his research continues. As you walk through the rooms of this old house on your way to the Doctor’s lab, expect to see ghosts, corpses, skeletons, zombies, and a bit of blood. And prepare yourself for a uniquely chilling experience.
Reign of Terror - Thousand Oaks, CA
This season begins in late September. Reign of Terror has run for 20 years. Tickets for this 23,000 square foot haunt start at $15. It is open Friday and Saturday nights plus additional nights closer to Halloween. Some of the eight attractions here are Haunted House, The Asylum, Blood Manor, and Miner’s Revenge. It has over 105 bone chilling rooms. Find it at Janss Marketplace above Gold’s Gym. Note that due to the virus tickets are available for purchase online only.
Rotten Apple - Burbank, CA
The Rotten Apple returns in late October. It runs the last 2 Friday and Saturday nights in October plus Halloween night. Presents Kilpetto’s Toy Shop from 7PM to 10PM on 5 nights in October. They have free admission but donations are requested to support their charity.
Savage House - San Diego, CA
Sorry folks but Savage House is closed this season due to virus concerns. They will return in 2021. Get immersed in a twisted storyline. They operate a Haunt attraction for $18 and a Museum for $5. They are open Thursday through Sunday nights. Check their website for additional dates and times. Free Parking. They are located in the Target parking lot at the Westfield Mission Valley.
Scream Zone - Del Mar, CA
The fun starts in late September. Now over 20 years old; the Scream Zone features three bloodcurdling attractions named the Haunted Hayride, The House of Horror, and KarnEvil. These attractions are open. The park has concession stand with food, gifts, and beer. Tickets start cheap for one attraction and go up to 3 attractions plus a number of combo ticket options. Buy online and save some money. The times are 7 pm to midnight on Friday and Saturday or 11:00 pm other nights. They are open most nights in October for terror. Check their web page for a schedule.
Sinister Pointe Scary Place - Laguna, CA
Themed The Mist it features 150,000 square foot space with three major haunted attractions. Opens up in October. Sinister Pointe Scary Place runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. Features attractions, live stage shows, interactive frightening games, concessions, and of course a lot of terror. Attractions are Beyond the Mirror, Ghostly Gala, Extreme Zombie Bingo Nights, LORE Masquerade, Dearly Departed, 4D Horror Movie Nights, Valentine’s Day Battle Royale, “Silent Hill” Haunted Attraction, and “FEAR” Haunted Attraction.
Slipknot’s Ultimate Terror Scream Park - Sacramento, CA
The attraction opens in late September. Named one of the best in the nation, this Scream Park is produced by the twisted minds of the international metal band Slipknot. Three outrageous haunted attraction plus live horror entertainment. Attractions are The Bride, Screech Ward, and Morbid Manor. Parking is free. General Admission is $29-33. Yes be afraid, you should be very afraid. Open most nights in October through early November.
The 17th Door - Tustin, CA
The 17th Door is open 25 nights this Halloween season. The theme is based on a story of psychotic rage, prison, and madness. Open Friday and Saturday nights starting September. Open most nights in October. Regular tickets range from $24-33 depending on the night. Check their website for additional information.
The Haunt at Hellizondo - Simi Valley, CA
Amazing home haunt returns in late October. Despite previous postings to the contrary, the haunt will be open as it always is on October 30 and 31st from 6:30pm until 10pm.
The Haunt in Atascadero - Atascadero, CA
The Haunt is open on Friday and Saturday nights in October plus some added Sunday nights. Tickets are $12. It is the longest running and most popular haunted house in San Luis Obispo County. The Haunt originated as a young man’s garage dream and grew into its current location in Atascadero. The doors have been open since 2014, serving over four thousand people annually.
The Haunted Hotel - San Diego, CA
Sorry folks but given the virus concerns this haunt will not open this fall. They will return in 2021. Check web page or Facebook for updated information in September. San Diego’s longest running haunted house. Escape the tortuous Dissectors, hop aboard the Clown Subway or enjoy creepy doll island. Tickets are cash or online at The Haunted Hotel.
Urban Death Tour of Terror - N Hollywood, CA
Back again with Urban Death this fall. A haunted theater attraction from Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group. Presented Friday and Saturday evenings during October including shows on Halloween (10/31). Fresh off their Edinburgh Festival Fringe tour, visitors are guided through a terrifying “Urban Death” maze of horrors, monstrosities, spirits and more! Note they run various underground theater presentations throughout the year. Especially good kids theater during the summer.
Winchester Mystery House Fright Nights - San Jose, CA
The Halloween Candlelight Tour begins in the middle of September. Back for 26 nights in September and October. An all new presentation features Unhinged as a maze through this ancient house. Roam the halls and take the tour. Get your tickets early as they are likely to sell out. Note Winchester Mystery House runs a number of scary mystery dinners throughout the year. Unhinged and Fright Nights are just their Halloween presentations. Check out this haunt for year around entertainment.
Zombie Invasion - Perris, CA
Zombie Invasion runs the last weekend on Saturday and Sunday in October. Zombie Invasion is a live action Zombie Hunt. Players ride through zombie infested paintball fields and hunt real walking zombies. Zombies cannot and will not shoot back. This fun thrilling event is perfect for players of all ages. Tickets are only $15 for a ride through the fields with a mounted paintball marker and 100 paintballs. Note they have paintball for private groups during the week and for the public on Saturday and Sunday.
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Boccali Ranch – Ojai, CA
Pumpkins are available seven days a week starting in early October. Hayrides offered on Saturday and Sunday. Try their next door pizza and pasta restaurant. Join them for a haunted hayride through their corn field on select Friday and Saturday evenings in October. The restaurant does a special Italian buffet on hayride nights. They are located at 3277 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA. It is about 78 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.
Fantozzi Farms – Patterson, CA
Opens for the season in late September. Paul Fantozzi is a fourth generation apricot farmer who opened their first maze and patch in 2003. The farm is open for fall fun Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from late September through Halloween. Also features a 25 acre corn maze with 5 miles of paths and 12 hidden checkpoints. Haunted maze on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Their address is 2665 Sperry Ave., Patterson, California. It is about 19 miles southwest of Modesto.
G&M Farms – Livermore, CA
Open daily in October. Featured twice on the David Letterman show. Voted best seasonal attraction in the East Bay by Diablo Magazine. Pumpkin patch offers pumpkins of all sizes available for purchase. Cornfield maze is priced at $7-10 with children 5 and under free. Weekend attractions includes pony rides, cow train, barnyard blasters and pedal carts. They also have farm animals. Also one weekend in October they feature a haunted maze. Easy freeway access off I-580. Their address is 487 East Airway, Livermore, CA 94551. It is about 33 miles east of Oakland.
Green Spot Farms – Mentone, CA
The pumpkin patch opens up on October 1st. A family owned and operated farm in the Inland Empire area. U pick pumpkin farm with colorful pumpkins of different sizes and shapes. The farm kitchen offers warm pumpkin bread and other items. The general store offers farm fresh honey. Haunted hayride for thirteen nights in late October. Their address is 10133 Ward Way Mentone, CA 92359. It is about 69 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Lemos Farm – Half Moon Bay, CA
The farm is open Wednesday through Sunday daily in the fall (check calendar for details). A third generation family ranch owned by the family since 1942. Pick your pumpkin from the patch, visit the haunted house or enjoy the petting zoo, hayride, playtown, train ride and pony ride. Their address is 12320 San Mateo Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. It is about 27 miles south of San Francisco.
Nash Ranch – Redding, CA
Open daily and weekends in October. A Shasta County pumpkin patch since 1991, although the Nash family had been farming there since 1953. 15 acre patch with 30 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds. Ten acre corn maze with night maze on Friday and Saturday nights. Dreams of Darkness haunted house has been operating there for more than 20 years. Special events: antique tractor show one weekend in October. Their address is 10901 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA. It is about 35 miles north of Red Bluff, California.
Piedmont Ave Pumpkin Patch – Oakland, CA
Open every day beginning October 1st. Piedmont features a pumpkin patch and haunted house. Best described as a pumpkin wonderland with over 15 varieties of pumpkins and lots of fun activities. Their address is 4414 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA. It is about 2 miles from downtown Oakland, CA.
Vierra Farms Dave’s Pumpkin Patch – West Sacramento, CA
Opening this year in late September. Dave’s Pumpkin Patch is located at Vierra Farms. 2 acres of different varieties of u-pick pumpkins. 10 acre corn maze requires around an hour to make it through the two miles and 85 decision points. Cornival with ten family friendly fun activities including hay rides, pig races, hay maze, jumping pillow and farm animals. Admission to the cornival is $8.50-10 or you can purchase activities individually. Family pack admission also available. Free fancy photobooth to capture the memories! At night, the Deadly Harvest is a horrific haunted event open Friday and Saturday nights and the week of Halloween. Their address is 3010 Burrows Ave., West Sacramento, California. It is about 7 miles west of downtown Sacramento.
Vossler Farms – Visalia, CA
Celebrating their 20th anniversary they operate both a corn maze and pumpkin patch. Also on site at night is a haunted attraction called Field of Screams. Location: 26773 South Mooney Blvd., Visalia,CA
Sometimes the nearest haunted house to you may be in another state. If you live near the California border, or you are headed for a weekend in Vegas, there is probably a haunted house that is worth considering there. Check out these states with haunted attractions for you to consider in addition to the California haunted houses: Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Michigan
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