Creep it real this Halloween in Oakland, for yourself and your family! While COVID is in our ghostly midst, there are still plenty of fun, safe, and physically distant activities to keep you spirited. 👻
Check out all the different ways you can spend Halloween in The Town.
Boo at The Zoo
October 8-31, 10am-4pm
Calling all ghosts, goblins, and witches - join us for Boo at the Zoo! The Oakland Zoo is extending Boo at the Zoo to four weekends in October. Grab a program as you enter the Zoo and follow the clues on our self-guided scavenger hunt to find all the trick-or-treating animals hidden throughout.
Come and celebrate Halloween at Oakland Zoo this year!
The Haunted Garden (Halloween Celebration)
October 30, 10am-4pm
Join us for a family-friendly Halloween celebration at Camron-Stanford House! In the Haunted Garden you’ll find Halloween and fall themed arts & crafts, lawn games, music, and snacks & drinks available for purchase. Shop with spook-tacular local vendor The Haunted Manor Boutique and plenty more spooky fun in store! Entrance also includes access to Morbid Desire Halloween exhibit
Pumpkin Patching in Piedmont
All September and October, 8am-8pm
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch, which has been on Piedmont Avenue since 1996. Walk through the Halloween store at 4414 Piedmont into a Pumpkin Wonderland and learn how you can pick your perfect pumpkin. You can also shop for delivery!
See the FAQs for guidance.
Uptown Oakland Pumpkin Patch
September 25-October 31, 10am-9pm Daily
Come visit the pumpkin patch location on 1911 Telegraph Ave! This pumpkin patch is all fun and games with the popular 4-story ship slide, giant zorb balls, a pumpkin shooter, and more!
Reservations are needed on weekends and you can even purchase your pumpkin and pick it up!