Happy Howl-oween! Are you looking to get spooky in SLO County? Don’t know what to do? We got you covered! Here are the best Halloween events to have a wicked good time. Happy Haunting!
1Scarecrow Festival (Cambria) – ALL OCTOBER
This October, more than 400 imaginative and lively scarecrows will line the streets of Cambria’s East and West Villages, Moonstone Beach, and San Simeon.
2Brookshire Farms – Season Opening Day (San Luis Obispo) – Saturday, October 1 @ 10a
Brookshire Farms will be opening for the 2022 season! Come one, come all! It’s the first day of the fall festivities at Brookshire Farm
3SLO Tease: Tease or Treat (Los Osos) – October 7 & 8 – SOLD OUT
Details SLO Tease is ready to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you with fun, sexy, stunning neo-burlesque performances!
4The SLORoll Presents: Rollerween Costume Boogie (Atascadero) – Saturday, October 8 @ 6pm
Grab your skates for some Halloween fun! Wear a costume and skate with your community. There will be a dj, food, drink, and best of all skates and good vibes!
5How to Be a Spooky Alchemist 101 (Paso Robles) – Wednesday, October 12 @ 4pm
Edible Magazine readers are invited to enjoy an afternoon of cocktails and apps while being guided through “Creating the Cocktail.”
6Zombie Hunt 2022 (San Luis Obispo) – October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, & 29
Make your way on a mission throughout the 10 acres armed with a ZOMBIE GellyBall Blaster the entire time!! You will ward off the ZOMBIES at every turn while you try to collect serums and other necessities to make it out alive.
7Crypt Keepers Ball (San Luis Obispo) – October 15 @ 7p
Wear your cotumes and head to Liquid Gravity Brewing. Live performances by The Probes, Hot Tina and Dad Religion. Food available from Zen Dog.
817th Annual Great Pumpkin Contest (San Luis Obispo) – Thursday, October 20 @ 4pm
Come to Mission Plaza for fun, education, tractors, face painting, and of course giant pumpkins!
9Halloween Yappy Hour (Paso Robles) – Thursday, October 20 @ 5:30p
Grab your furry friend and join ONX Winery for a dog costume contest and wine. Bear City Social will be on-site with human and dog treats available for purchase, flavored water for the dogs, and wine by the glass.
10Murder Mystery Dinner at The Castle (Paso Robles) – Thursday, October 20 @ 6pm
Castle & Crime, Murder & Wine. Who did it? How and why? Help us catch the killer on the loose.
11Double Creature Feature (San Luis Obispo) – Thursday, October 20 @ 6pm
Head to Sunset Drive-In for a spooky live music performance with the Ghost Monster Band! Followed by a special screening of Gremlins and The Lost Boys.
12Golden Oak Honey & Pumpkin Festival and Kids’ Flea Market (Paso Robles) – Saturday, October 22 @ 10am
Learn all about the magic of bees! This family fun event will feature education on backyard beekeeping and best practices. Of course there will be honey tasting too! Bring the entire family out for this fun event!
13Witches and Warlock Paddle (Morro Bay) – Saturday, October 22 @ 4pm
This bewitching event is open to the public and benefits the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. Don your favorite witch or warlock costume and meet at Coleman Park
14Camp Ocean Pines Harvest Festival (Cambria) – Sunday, October 23 @ 1pm
Select your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, and decorate in some spooky way. Play carnival games, or try your hand at ax throwing. Kids can enjoy some ooey-gooey caramel apples, and adults can sample some local wine and beer.
15Brookshire Farms Night Maze (San Luis Obispo) – October 22, 28, & 29
Grab your flashlights and your friends! Explore Brookshire Farms Night Maze this fall!
16Halloween at the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market (San Luis Obispo) – Thursday, October 27 @ 5pm
17Elks Lodge 322: HAUNTED HOUSE (San Luis Obispo) – October 28 & 29
The Elks Lodge 322 is hosting a HAUNTED HOUSE event October 28-29th. There will be candy, carnival games and a haunted house
Come to SLO Brew Rock for live music, family activities, and a Makeshift Muse market to celebrate Halloween Weekend!
18Carved Pumpkin Contest & Halloween Activites (Grover Beach) – Friday, October 28 @ 5pm
19Boo Bash at Meadows Park (San Luis Obispo) – Friday, October 28 @ 5pm
Join the Parks and Recreation Department for a family friendly costume party and haunted house.
20Dana Adobe Halloween Bash (Nipomo) – Friday, October 28 @ 6pm
Grab your ghouls and goblins for a spooktacular good time. It’s time to trunk or treat at Dana Adobe!
21The Haunting of Hill House (Morro Bay) – October 28 – 30
Enjoy a fantastic evening of theater presented by By The Sea Productions.
22The Castle Costume Ball (Paso Robles) – Friday, October 28 @ 7pm
Tooth & Nail Winery’s epic Costume Ball is back and we’re ready for all you witches and warlocks to STORM THE CASTLE. Come dressed in your Halloween best to be entered into the castle costume contest.
23Molly Ringwald Project 80’s Halloween Party (Morro Bay) – Friday, October 28 @ 7:30p
Molly Ringwald Project returns for their annual halloween celebration! Always a sellout so get your tickets and your 80’s costume asap!
24Pumpkins in the Park (Pismo Beach) – Saturday, October 29 @ 10am
City of Pismo Beach Recreation presents Pumpkins in the Park. There will be Downtown trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, costume contest and more!
25Wiggle Waggle Fall Festival (San Luis Obispo) – Saturday, October 29 @ 12pm
Come out for a special community pet celebration. Woods Humane Society will be hosting kids’ and canines’ costume contests, canine carnival activities, local food and shopping, and photos in the Pup-kin Patch or with Santa Paws.
26Trick or Treat (Morro Bay) – Saturday, October 29 @ 2pm
Celebrate the 8th Annual Trick or Treat event in Downtown Morro Bay. Kids can enjoy trick or treating and other Halloween activities.
27Arroyo Grande Halloween Carnival & Maze (Arroyo Grande) – October 29 @ 4:30p
Bring the entire family and enjoy a night of carnival games, costume contests, bounce houses, Haunted Maze, Laser Tag, live DJ, and more!
28Zoo Boo at Charles Paddock Zoo (Atascadero) – Saturday, October 29 @ 5pm
It’s Halloween fun for all ages at the Charles Paddock Zoo! Get your best costume ready and bring the entire family out to a not-too-scary evening at Zoo Boo!
29Haunting of Elm Street Hotel (Arroyo Grande) – October 29 @ 5:30p
Are you looking to get scared during the spookiest time of the year? Then you are invited to the Haunting of Elm Street Hotel!
30A Wicked Halloween Party & Funraiser (San Luis Obispo) – Saturday, October 29 @ 6pm
Women’s Network of SLO and 5 Cities Women’s Network will be partnering with us for a FRIGHTFULLY FUN night of music, food, beverages and costumes at SLO Public Market.
31Salute to Scarecrows (Cambria) – Saturday, October 29 @ 6pm
Come to Cambria and stroll through a scarecrow-decorated garden beneath autumn skies while sampling food and wine from local restaurants and wineries at this special event.
32Halloween Karaoke! (Arroyo Grande) – Saturday, October 29 @ 6:30p
Karaoke FUN-Raiser & Costume Contest. This event feataures audience-style seating in the risers. Food is available and costumes encouraged!
333rd Annual Boos and Brew Halloween Party (Paso Robles) – Saturday, October 29 @ 7pm
CLUB DV8 will performing at the Pour House! Grab your friends and enjoy drinks at the Pour House! Costume contests and prizes happen throughout the night.
34Monster Brass Mash (San Luis Obispo) – Sunday, October 29 @ 7p
The Bang the Drum Halloween party is back! They are celebrating this creepy time of year, with the Brass Mash Band.
35Halloween At The Alchemists’ Garden (Paso Robles) – Saturday, October 29 @ 9pm
You are invited to celebrate a spooky night at The Alchemists’ Garden in Downtown Paso Robles. Come dance the night away with their DJ and enjoy the cocktails at each of their 4 different horror themed bar stations.
36Halloween Cocktails Queens Brunch (San Luis Obispo) – Sunday, October 30 @ 11a
Halloween Headliners!!! Cocktails. Queens. Brunch. Highwater is thrilled to announce another Drag Brunch…but make it spooky!
37Trunk or Treat (Paso Robles) – Sunday, October 30 @ 3:30p
The Paso Robles Army Recruiting Station is hosting their 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat Event. 51 vehicles handing out candy, a haunted Army tents, Face painting, Carnival games and Music.
38Hocus Pocus at The Cliffs! (Pismo Beach) – Sunday, October 30 @ 6pm
The Sanderson sisters are back! The Cliff’s Resort will have a free screening party of Hocus Pocus on their lawn.
39Trunk or Treat (Cambria) – Monday, October 31 @ 4p
Get ready for the THIRD Annual Trunk or Treat in Cambria. All the festivities take place at the Pinedorado Grounds!
40Safe & Fun Halloween Downtown (Paso Robles) – Monday, October 31 @ 4pm
Celebrate Halloween day in Downtown Paso Robles for a safe & fun event. Costumes, photos with witches, dance demos, Trick or Treat, and more!
41Trick or Treat Downtown (Atascadero) – Monday, October 31 @ 4pm
Downtown Atascadero is celebrating Halloween! People and pets of all ages are welcome to come and enjoy family, children, and pet costume contests, hay maze, and of course, Trick or Treating!