Whether you are wandering a pumpkin patch in search of the perfect pumpkin for your doorstep or toting the kids around while they trick or treat for candy, Halloween is a special time of year where you get to be a kid again. If you are unsure of which fall event to bring your family to, check out all that’s happening around the Walnut Creek area this October.
2017 Halloween Fun and Events in Walnut Creek CA
Shadelands Pumpkin Patch
This pumpkin patch has been a Walnut Creek tradition among families for years thanks to its vast amount of fun activities for children of all ages. Here you will not only find a great selection of pumpkins to take home, but also a petting zoo with various farm animals, hamster balls, photo stations, pumpkin painting, Friday movie nights, and more. While at the pumpkin patch, customers will have free access to Shadelands Ranch and use of its picnic tables and parking, so pack a lunch and spend the whole day exploring the farm! Located at 2660 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm
This vast pumpkin patch features two different activity areas where children of all ages can participate in some fall-themed fun! The first is Plumpkin Playland, where children can explore the giant straw tunnel, play in the farmer’s phonebooth, sift through giant pots of lima beans, hang out in the ball return, and more. Then second, Little Carver’s Barnyard, is where you will find the popular Duck Races, bowling, Barn Ball Toss, and more. This patch also features train rides, farm animals, games, and plenty of snacks for purchase. Located at 1060 Pine Ln, Clayton, CA 94517
Trick or Treating in Downtown Walnut Creek
Kids are invited to creep through downtown Walnut Creek where participating businesses will be handing out candy! This event starts at 2:00 pm on Friday, October 27th and goes until 5:00 pm. Just don’t forget your candy bag! Located at Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 N. Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA