Ten 2016 Sacramento Halloween Activities

The spooky atmosphere of Halloween is finally upon on us! If you’ve finished carving your pumpkins and are looking for the perfect list of activities to do this Halloween in Sacramento, CA, take a look below and see our recommendations for 10 amazing things to do the rest of the month!


Not-So-Scary Halloween Magic Show – Friday, October 21st 2016 – (828 I Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814)

“Celebrate Halloween with an all ages, family-friendly magic show featuring Magician Mike Della Penna. Bring your ghosts, goblins, superheroes, and fairies as tricks reign over treats in this silly, fun, laughter-filled show. Halloween costumes are encouraged.”



Halloween Pub Crawl 2016 – Friday, October 21st 2016 at the Blue Cue  (1004 28th St, Sacramento, CA 95816)

“Xoso’s most popular pub crawl is just around the corner. Register for the crawl, and at check in you’ll get a wristband and a drink ticket for your complimentary drink at Blue Cue. Wear your wristband into the participating bars during the crawl and collect your food and drink specials along the way.”



Wildcard Stand-Up Comedy Show – Friday, October 21st 2016 at the The Sacramento Comedy Spot  (1050 20th Street, Sacramento, CA, 95811)

“Halloween at the Comedy Spot means dressing up your favorite cat in your finest cat-sized sorting hat, and also stand-up comedy. The poster makes sense if you think about it. This October, will feature headliner Mark “Scary Pants” Smalls and act Feel “Terrified” Woods from the Bay Area.”



Monster Bash for Kids – Saturday, October 22nd 2016 – Sacramento Children’s Museum  (2701 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670)

“Join the Sacramento Children’s Museum for a night of ghoulish fun at Monster Bash. Gear up for Halloween and wear your best costume and come play the night away at the museum. There will be a DJ, dancing, refreshments, photo opportunities, and of course — museum play.

Monster Bash_ Photo courtesy of the Sacramento Children's Museum


Vampire Ball: The Lost Boys: Saturday, October 29th 2016 – California Automobile Museum – (2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95818)

“Mark your calendars and necks for a “fang-tastic” evening of music from Mr. Bryan Hawk; listening to the incredible The Cure tribute band, Just Like Heaven; wandering through a vampire carnival; shopping Halloween related vendors; tripping out at the freak show zone; plus drinking the lovely liquors and wines — all while searching for the “Lost.”




Halloween Skary-oke: Saturday, October 29th 2016 – (Davis Musical Theatre Co. Performing Arts Center)

“Halloween Skary-oke features “killer karaoke” with over 500 songs to choose from. There will also be a costume contest with prizes; sinfully delicious drinks and desserts; and no host bar.”



Spookomotive Train Rides: October 15th – 30th – California State Railroad Museum  (125 I Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814)

“Back by popular demand, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum and Foundation will once again offer engaging and entertaining “Spookomotive” train rides for three weekends beginning in mid-October. With VIP First Class train rides also available, “Spookomotive” trains operate hourly from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays beginning the weekend of October 15-16 and continuing on October 22-23 and October 29-30, 2016. Each operating weekend the Spookomotive will have a special theme, and the experience includes exciting on board entertainment and a tasty Halloween treat. Train ride guests are encouraged to get in the spirit and dress up according to the fun weekly themes that include: Superheroes & Villains (October 15-16), Pirates & Princesses (October 22-23) and Witches & Wizards (October 29-30).

The whimsically decorated and diesel-powered “Spookomotive” — crawling with spiders, cobwebs and cornstalks and staffed by a “skeleton crew” — departs from the Central Pacific Freight Depot on Front Street and K Streets.

Themed Ride Schedule:
-Sat (10/15) – Sun (10/16): Superheroes and Villains
-Sat (10/22) – Sun (10/23): Pirates and Princesses
-Sat (10/29) – Sun (10/30): Witches and Wizards”

Spookomotive Train Rides_ Photo courtesy of the California State Railroad Museum


Fright Planet: October 7th – 31st – Cal Expo – (1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA, 95815)

“Fright Planet is America’s most elaborate Halloween entertainment destination. Gather with your friends and family and come visit America’s haunted theme park, if you dare.”

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Ultimate Terror Scream Park: October 1st – November 5th – (4909 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA, 95841)

“Welcome to Sacramento’s most outrageous haunted house event. As voted the scariest haunted house in California, Ultimate Terror Scream Park offers three outrageous haunted houses and live horror entertainment. Named the “Best in the West” by Forbes and one of the top Halloween events in the nation byHaunted Attraction Magazine.”