Halloween Family Events in Marin and the Bay Area

October 31, 2013

Halloween Girls in Witch CostumesHalloween is one of our favorite holidays, and there's so much family fun to be had at this time of year. Find the Halloween event that's right for you! We'll keep updating our list of Halloween events in Marin as we find more this fall. If you have an event you'd like to see added to the list, please contact us.

Marin and Sonoma Events

  • Magician Timothy James
    Belvedere-Tiburon Libary
    Thursday, October 31, 4 pm

    Marvel at the magical skills of magician Timothy James. For ages 5 and up. Find out more about Magician Timothy James here. For more info about this library event, please visit their website.
  • Halloween Cookie Decorating at Home Patisserie
    Theresa & Johnny's, San Rafael
    Thursday, 4:30–9 pm

    Kids in costume who stop by on Halloween night get a free cookie and decorating kit! Home Patisserie is located in Theresa & Johnny's Comfort Food at 817 4th Street in downtown San Rafael. For more information, visit their website or call (707) 315-0338.
  • Trick or Treat at the Village
    The Village at Corte Madera
    Thursday, October 31, 4–6 pm

    Costumed guests will receive spooktacular treats from Village stores and restaurants. For more info, visit their website.
  • Trick-Or-Treat at Northgate!
    San Rafael
    Thursday, October 31, 5-7 pm

    Come to Northgate dressed in your Halloween costume and stop by participating stores for some spooktacular treats! See list of participating stores. For more info, visit their website.
  • Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treat Lane
    Sausalito City Hall
    Thursday, October 31, 5:45–8 pm

    Kids of all ages are welcome to come in costume for a Halloween Parade and for some trick-or-treating. Parade begins at fire station (at 333 Johnson and Caledonia) Come on down to the Sausalito City Hall, located at Caledonia and Litho Streets in Sausalito for a spooky time. For more info, call (415) 289-4100.
  • Day of the Dead Fiesta
    Pancho Villa's, Fairfax
    Friday and Saturday, November 1 & 2, 6–10 pm

    Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Pancho Villa's in Fairfax. Coloring contests all day (winner announced on Facebook Monday), and kids eat free after 6 pm, with purchase of an adult meal.

Other Bay Area Halloween Events:

  • Haunting School!
    The Monkey House, Berkeley
    Saturdays & Sundays, October 19-31, 2:45 pm

    Fun, Interactive Halloween Show for kids 7-12. "Mortimus Greely's HAUNTING SCHOOL" is an interactive musical featuring songs, games, storytelling and more, with an emphasis on voluntary participation. Cost: $11.43 per person. Location: 1638 University Avenue, Berkeley. For more info, visit their website.
  • Halloween Trick-or-Treat Trail
    Downtown Petaluma
    Wednesday, October 31, 3–5:30 pm

    Join over 60 participating downtown Petaluma merchants for a fun and safe community Halloween for the entire family and goodies for costumed kids under 12. Prepare for a hauntingly "ghould" time  as the scary, the cute, the ugly and the creepy descend on Downtown Petaluma. For more info, visit their website.
  • Trick-or-Treat on Fourth Street in Berkeley
    Thursday, October 31, 2–5 pm

    Come in costume and trick-or-treat at local merchants on Fourth Street in Berkeley. Pumpkins on the door step indicate that merchants are ready with candy, pencils, and stickers! Don't miss the fun filled afternoon. There will be live music, free photo booth, face painting, and crafts for the kids. For more info, visit their website.

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