PUMPKIN CONTEST Entry Drop-off: 12:00PM to 3:00PM (Free to enter the contest)
PUMPKIN NIGHT Party: 5:30PM to 7:30PM (Adults $10; children 16 and under FREE)
Come dressed in your Halloween best and light up the night with some creatively carved gourds and painted pumpkins. Vote for your favorite pumpkins, enjoy spooky games, haunting music by DJ Nutrishious, and fall treats. Winners will be announced at 7:00 p.m. but you do not need to be present to win. Winners will also be announced on the gardens website, Facebook, and Instagram pages.
The Day of the Dead Altars on the Mendocino Coast
The traditional Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, dedicated to honoring loved ones who have passed, is celebrated throughout Latin America and Mexico. Fort Bragg is proud to honor our Mexican American and Latino/Latina population here, and share the joy and beauty of this event with an Altar Trail and walk during the entire month of October, through November 2. Sponsored by the friends of Hospice, the altar trail includes 24 locations in businesses in our downtown area. Fort Bragg. For complete information, check their website or Facebook page. There will also be a Memory Box Workshop on October 21 from 1:00 p.m -3:00 p.m at Interior, 224 E. Redwood, and an Altar Hall on November 1-2 at the Fort Bragg Library. You can download and Altar Trail Map here or pick one up at any place that displays an altar.
12th Annual Haunted Hall of Horrors: Jack the Ripper…Castle of Murder! Open FIVE NIGHTS
On a scale of one to ten, prepare yourself for a scary TEN. The Haunted Hall of Horrors is a very high tech, professional, and VERY scary attraction. A member of the West Coast Haunters Association, the Haunted Hall of Horrors, produced by the Fort Bragg Leo (Youth) Lions Club and Cinders Productions is made up of 65 cast and crew members from ages 7 to 80. The all-volunteer crew brings sheer horror and a well-researched new theme with a story – driven haunt, based on true historical facts. An interactive experience is new this year – at $5.00 extra per person, teams of up to five people are trapped in a room and must solve clues in order to escape! Each night, the team escaping the quickest wins a prize. Warning: This is a very intense interactive experience, and games and clues change several times each evening. This attraction is intended for older teens and adults and not recommended for young children, people with seizure disorders, or pregnant women. Children under 10 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Get all the scary details including where to get tickets here.
CV Starr Halloween Party Saturday October 29 1:00 -4:00 p.m.
An afternoon of family fun! Cookie decorating, Halloween magic, costumes and swimming for pumpkins in the aquatic pumpkin patch! Details here
Mendocino Coastal Storytellers
October 26: Join us for a night of stories following the theme of “ghosts.” Local speakers will share autobiographical pieces about encounters, hauntings, lingering presences, and other interpretations. Details here.
Grey Whale Inn Historic Haunted Tours
Thursday Friday and Saturday October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21. Usually at 1:00 PM and 5:PM
Call 707-964-0640 for details and fees.
Emerald Dolphin Halloween Carnival Details Here
Halloween Spookfest at Fort Bragg Fire Dept
Details here or call Julie Whipple for information (707) 964-6308