Santa Clarita Guide, What To Do in Santa Clarita

Harvest Fun & Halloween Haunts
In the Santa Clarita Valley

Grab the family and explore a corn maze, a pumpkin festival, go on a hay ride, pet some barn animals, crawl through a giant pumpkin, see a ghost or dodge a zombie. October is the main month for Halloween fun, but some events occur September through November.

Please note that some activities are noted as not suitable for children.

Check our Calendar of Events for new events added daily which may not appear on this page.

Updated for 2015!

Hauntings - Fiction

Do you know of a house hauntingly decorated for the Fall? Then please send us an email, along with an image, to

Beware the Dark Realm
28621 Sugar Pine Way, Saugus
A full maze walk through styled in a medieval theme, created to raise money for the food pantry. Nonscare version is available from 6-7pm; scare version is open 7-11pm.
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Harry Carey (Merry but Scary) Halloween Tours
Tesoro Adobe Historic Park
Free. Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays, October 23, 24, 29, & 30th, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Tour a haunted 1930's Adobe Mansion. Guaranteed a night of full of history and haunt!
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Haunted Jailhouse
Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station
October 25, 2015 11:00 am - 4:00pm
A Santa Clarita tradition, kids of all ages will enjoy outdoor games, activities, entertainment and food. Don't miss this great family event!
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Halloween Performances

Santa Clarita Performing Arts
The College of the Canyons theatre department will present the timeless vampire tale "Dracula" on the main stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) for a limited engagement running Oct. 9 to 18.
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Theme Park Scares

Fright Fest
Six Flags Magic Mountain is transformed from a "theme park" to a haunted "scream park" for Fright Fest, Southern California's ultimate Halloween experience. With eight terrifying haunted mazes, roaming zombies, spooky shows and Xtreme rides in the dark, Fright Fest offers sensory overload for every range of fear. And, a Fright Fest exclusive - experience one of the largest, most celebrated coasters in the world, Colossus, BACKWARDS! Not recommended for children under 13. No costumes or masks allowed.
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With Kids in Mind

Trick or Treat!
Turn your porch light on when you are receiving Trick or Treaters, or they will pass you along for the next house on your block. Trick or Treat in Santa Clarita begins at dusk and continues until the kids get tired and go home or all of the porch lights are turned off. Have fun and be safe!

Stay Safe While Trick or Treating
Megan's Law Registered Sex Offenders Website
Before sending your children out, ensure they only meet up with make-believe monsters. On this website, once you agree to the terms, you can enter in your zip code and find exact addresses, photos and offense information on registered sex offenders. Maps are also available.

Trick or Treat Safety Tips From the FDA
Avoid those decorative contact lenses (unless purchased through an eye care professional), drink only pasteurized cider at parties, learn which makeup is approved by the FDA, avoid houses without outside lights on...and why.

Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest
Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, Canyon Country
October 17, 2015 6:00 pm
Free. Santa Clarita's Depth-Defying Halloween Celebration! Watch as official pumpkin carvers in SCUBA gear create masterpieces underwater. Crafts, games, trick-or-treating around the pool and a costume contest
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Teen Monster Mash
Newhall Community Center
October 23rd, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm Free. Teens are invited to participate in a night of scares, costumes, inflatables, dancing, and fun!
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Halloween Fiesta
Newhall Community Center
October 30th, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm Free. The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Sunrise Rotary Club will host the 15th annual Halloween Fiesta, a FREE event, featuring a children's costume contest, pumpkin decorating, food, drinks, and live entertainment.
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Halloween Festival
Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park, Stevenson Ranch
Saturday, October 24th, 2015 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Free. All ages.
Free Games, costume contest and candy! Live music!
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Halloween A Tribute to Lombardi Ranch
Real Life Church, Valencia
October 24, 2015 3:00 - 8:00 pm
Free. Open to everyone - fun for the whole family! Food, Trunk or Treat and more!
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Trunk or Treat
NorthPark Church, Valencia
Friday, October 30th, 2015 6-8pm, Free
Free. Safe family fun night! DJ Stave will be spinning tracks throughout the night. Pumpkin Carving Contest. Bring your already carved pumpkin by 7:30pm. Taco Truck. Fall kid friendly crafts. Over 30 trunks to collect treats!
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Candyland SCV
The Church on the Way, Santa Clarita
Saturday, October 31st, 2015 5-9pm, Free
Free. Bring your kids, neighbors and friends. Trunk or Treat games, inflatables, and food trucks! Map It!

Westfield Valencia Town Center
Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Trick or treating inside mall and on the Patios: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Farmer John Harvest Festival
November 21st, 2015 11:00 - 3:00pm
Tesoro Adobe Historic Park
Free. Celebrate the western past of the Harry Carey Ranch with pony rides, animals, carnival games and craft vendors.
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Pumpkin Patch, Produce & Train Ride
Lombardi Ranch, Saugus
Lombardi Ranch will be closed for the 2015 season and will not hold their annual festival due to the drought.

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