Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in the Sacramento Area
October 13, 2023

Fall is here, and Halloween is creeping up on us. Here are our top 10 places for kids to Trick or Treat in the Sacramento area!

It’s no secret that kids love to celebrate Halloween and participate in trick-or-treat events in Sacramento. The magic of trunk or treat, dressing up, and setting out on a candy-collecting adventure is enough to make any child in the Sacramento region squeal with delight. But for many parents, the thought of chasing their little ghosts and goblins around the neighborhood isn’t something they look forward to.

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The good news is that Sacramento is home to many wonderful alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating… this year, skip the neighborhood chaos and head to one of these safe trick-or-treating events instead. We’ve packed our picks for the Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in Sacramento!

GradePower Learning Halloween Party and Open-House
Photo by: GradePower Learning

GradePower Learning Halloween Party and Open-House

9261 Laguna Springs Dr., Elk Grove, CA 95758
October 28, 2023 | Saturday | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join GradePower Learning for a Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th, from 9 am to 1 pm!

  • 9 am to 10 am pop-a-balloon prize
  • 10 am to 11 am make pumpkin playdough
  • 11 am to 1 pm glitter tattoo

We will have some local businesses bring treats and games to play! Please RSVP on the hour, limited reservations are required! Stop by A Seat at the Table for fun activities too!

Halloween Spooktacular 2023
Photo by: El Dorado Hills Town Center

Halloween Spooktacular 2023

El Dorado Hills Town Center
4364 Town Center Blvd., El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

October 31, 2023
Tuesday | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Halloween Spooktacular is a Town Center favorite and will feature trick-or-treating from 3-6pm at participating Town Center businesses. A costume contest for kids, families, and dogs will begin at 5pm in the Steven Young Amphitheater with categories for Most Creative, Hero/Villain or Princes, Cutest, Most Scariest, and Best Group or Family.

Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in the Sacramento Area

Photo by: Explore Elk Grove

Hallo-Palooza & Trunk-or-Treat

The Center at District 56
8230 Civic Center Dr., Ste. 100, Elk Grove, CA 95757
October 27, 2023 | Friday | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring the whole family to Sacramento for a trick or treat event in a spooktastic Halloween at Hallo-Palooza & Trunk-or-Treat ! Explore Elk Grove and Elk Grove Police Department have teamed up to put together a night filled with thrills, chills, and Halloween magic. Stop by all the decorated Elk Grove Police Department trunks to grab your candy and check out all 13 vehicles. Take the kids to their bubble zone and entertainment stage sponsored by Wilton Rancheria for some fall fun.

The event also includes DJ Dance party, costume contest, haunted parlor makeover station, spook-tacular marching band parade, and a fang-tastic avenue filled with art, entertainment, characters and loads of family fun. Test your skills and win spooky prizes at Cosumnes Services District’s thrilling carnival games. Hallo-Palooza is Elk Grove’s 2nd annual family-friendly Halloween event. With over 4,000 attendees in 2022, they are moving the event to District 56.

Pumpkins and Planes
Photo by: Aerospace Museum of California

Pumpkins and Planes – Halloween in the Air Park

3200 Freedom Park Dr., McClellan, CA 95652
October 28, 2023 | Saturday | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Get ready to soar into an early Halloween celebration at Pumpkins and Planes! Celebrate Halloween in Sacramento at the Aerospace Museum of California’s outdoor air park, where you’ll get to satisfy your sweet tooth with some exciting trick-or-treating, unleash your creativity with Pumpkin Windsocks, take flight with Halloween Gliders, and dive into the ooey-gooey world of Monster Slime.

You won’t want to miss this spooktacular day of high-flying fun, perfect for the whole family to kick off the Halloween season in style. Tickets are $15 for all guests. Ages 5 and up require a ticket to this event!

Safe & Super Halloween
Photo by: Fairytale Town

Safe & Super Halloween

3901 Land Park Dr., Sacramento, CA 95822
October 14, 15, 21, & 22, 2023 | Saturday & Sunday | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy four days of trick-or-treating and family-friendly fun in Sacramento at Fairytale Town’s 37th annual Safe & Super Halloween. This Halloween extravaganza features treat stations, a costume parade, hands-on activities, and lots of fun.

Bring your kids for a thrilling adventure at Oogie Boogie’s Lair, a ghostly stay at the Haunted Mansion, a whimsical walk through the Addams Family Cemetery, and an enchanting potion brewing in Salem. Experience puppetry and spine-tingling magic shows, and don’t forget to strut your spooktacular stuff at the costume parade!

Photo by: KW Sac Metro

KW Trunk or Treat 2023

4080 Truxel Rd., Ste. 100, Sacramento, CA 95834
October 27, 2023 | Friday | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Trunk or treat at KW Sac Metro means to celebrate Halloween in Sacramento and bringing them to its parking lot. You can bring your family to go from car to car and get candy and treats! Another way KW Sac Metro serves our community is to ensure your Halloween event is safe and fun for your family.

So, whether you live in Natomas, Citrus Heights, Roseville, Rancho Cordova, Rocklin, or anywhere near its Brokerage, they invite you to bring your family to their location in Natomas. They’re conveniently located just off Highway 80! Join us for a straightforward and safe alternative to traditional trick or treat in Sacramento.

Trunk or Treat Kidz Kove
Photo by: Quarry Park Adventures

Trunk or Treat Kidz Kove

5373 Pacific St., Rocklin, CA 95677
October 28, 2023 | Saturday | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Witches, goblins, superheroes, and more are invited to the trunk or treat event this Halloween weekend in Sacramento. This event is free, and costumes are highly encouraged for all ages. Trick-or-treat yourself through our free candy stations and fill your buckets with early Halloween loot. Enjoy free face painting to match your costume. Test your skill in our scavenger hunt to win a prize, and participate in our free children’s activities to burn off some energy before the night falls.

Snack on harvest-themed treats available for purchase, and show off your Halloween drip in our finale, Spookin’ the Quarry Costume Parade, at 2:00 p.m. They’ll also have free photography opportunities courtesy of Capitol Sports Youth Photography. Beverages, snacks, and hot foods will also be available to purchase from local vendors California Shaved Ice, India Jones, and Snack Attack Mobile. And to celebrate Halloween in Sacramento, Kidz Kove tickets are just $7.00 on Saturday, October 28.

Celebrate Halloween with trick or treating in Sacramento - TNT Kidz Center Trunk or Treat

TNT Kidz Center Trunk or Treat

4500 Tuttle Dr., Rocklin, CA 95677
October 28, 2023 | Saturday | 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring your kids to the Sacramento area’s 4th annual trunk or treat festival. TNT Kidz Center will have lots of yummy food and goodies, as well as amazing vendors and their incredible haunted house. They will also have a petting zoo, face painting, jump houses, and lots of trick or treating in Sacramento so come prepared to have fun!

Steve Mahoney and Friends Band joining will play live from 2-5 pm and a swinging DJ from 5-8 pm. Their haunted house will be opening at 4 pm!

Trick or treat in Sacramento - Halloween at Hagan
Photo by: Cordova Recreation and Park District

Halloween at Hagan

2197 Chase Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
October 28, 2023 | Saturday | 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

It’s time to hang up the cobwebs and put out the pumpkins! Join Cordova Rec & Park District on Saturday, October 28, at Hagan Community Park for the annual Halloween at Hagan event. Dress in your best costume for trunk-or-treat, carnival games, a zombie run, a themed obstacle course, and more. This year, you’ll also want to pack the swimsuit as they add the Cordova Community Pool to the festivities. Admission is $5 per child (Supervising adults are free).

Before heading inside for all the action, your little ghosts and goblins can enjoy collecting treats at the annual trunk-or-treat in the Hagan Community Center parking lot. Admission is free for trunk-or-treat. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. Please bring proof of purchase with you to the event check-in. Online registration closes at 10:00 a.m. on October 28. Tickets will be available to purchase at the event.

Celebrate Halloween with trick or treat in Sacramento - Trick or Treat at SCM
Photo by: Sacramento Children’s Museum

Trick or Treat at SCM

2701 Prospect Park Dr., Ste 120, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
October 31, 2023 | Tuesday | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Calling all boos and ghouls, join in for a fun day of trick or treat in Sacramento featuring multiple candy stations, outside play, art activities, and more! Sacramento Children’s Museum is hosting Trick or Treat on Halloween morning. There will be 10 am and 11 am sessions. The event is free, but they welcome donations of new or gently used children’s books for its lending library.

Capacity is limited, so registration is required. All its activities will be held outside. The wearing of masks is recommended but not required. Dress-up is highly encouraged. Bring it with you to drop off at check-in on the day!

TreeBoy’s 2nd Annual Halloween “Trunk or Treat”

TreeBoy’s 2nd Annual Halloween “Trunk or Treat”

6512 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95823
October 31, 2023 | Tuesday | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join TreeBoyKD for its 2nd Annual “Trunk or Treat” event in Sacramento, and prepare for a spooktacular evening filled with treats, costumes, and fun for the whole family. Trunk or Treat is a unique twist on traditional trick-or-treating. Instead of going door-to-door, children can go car-to-car to collect their Halloween goodies. Their community of friendly participants will decorate their car trunks and hand out candies, creating a safe and enjoyable environment for all.

Come dressed in your most creative costumes, and be prepared for a night of laughter and excitement. In addition to the trunk-or-treating, they will have a variety of fun activities, including face painting and pumpkin decorating. Don’t miss out on the chance to win some awesome prizes. It’s the perfect way to celebrate Halloween with your family and friends in Sacramento.

Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in Sacramento

If the thought of chasing your little ghosts and goblins around the neighborhood isn’t something you’re excited about, we hope that one of these Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in Sacramento will offer you and your family a safe, fun alternative to traditional trick-or-treating to celebrate Halloween.

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