Sherman Oaks Halloween Guide 2021: Trick-Or-Treats & Pumpkins

SHERMAN OAKS, CA — Fall is in the air, bringing with it Halloween haunts, pumpkin patches, tricks and treats, Día de los Muertos, community festivals and harvest/holiday boutiques.

Peruse our annual, city-by-city guide, and find the fun going on near you in Sherman Oaks and throughout the San Fernando Valley and nearby Greater LA.

Bookmark this page: As more events are announced, we will add them. And if we missed your town or organization’s Halloween or autumn festivities, email details and online links to [email protected]

NOTE: Events are subject to last-minute change or cancellation, so always confirm with organizers that activities are proceeding as planned.

Enjoy the season, and Happy Halloween from Patch!

OCT. 23: The Muppet Movie – The Ford. Fun way to support the area’s Hollywood-LA Ford Theatre a week before Halloween!

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BRENTWOOD:

OCT. 1-31: Honor-System Pumpkin Patch: Brentwood Country Mart. Pick your perfect pumpkin!

OCT. 29: ‘Coco’ – Halloween Movie Night At The Mart: Brentwood Country Mart. “Grab dinner, nibbles and sips to go for the show from your Mart favorites.”

OCT. 31: LA Cancer Challenge 5k Walk/Run. Starts & finishes in Wilson Plaza.

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BURBANK:

OCT. 8-10: ‘Sons Of Monsterpalooza’ – A definite go-to for horror fans!

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CALABASAS:

OCT. 1-31: ‘Nights Of The Jack’ Halloween: King Gillette Ranch. The walking trail is back!

OCT. 17: Pumpkin Festival. The pumpkin-centric, family-friendly fest is back with entertainment, contests, a marketplace & pumpkin patch.

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CARSON:

OCT. 23: West Basin Water Harvest S.T.E.A.M. Adventure – Virtual. Annual fall event open to all online.

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CATALINA ISLAND:

NOV. 1: Día de los Muertos Family Festival: Avalon. With dancing, music & more.

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CULVER CITY:

OCT. 7-31: Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch. Returning for 2021 with Pumpkin Village, Tipi Village, kids’ fun, pony rides & more.

OCT. 10: BlocktoberFest: Whole Hog BBQ & Craft Beer Garden. Annual event with food, brews, music & ax throwing!

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EL SEGUNDO:

OCT. 23-24: Psychic Secrets Unveiled – Museum Exhibit Extravaganza. Delve into world of psychic ability & more.

OCT. 31: Spooky Car Cruise-In: Automobile Driving Museum. Free entry & great fun amid rare vehicles.

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ENCINO:

OCT. 9: A Faery Hunt Astonishing Adventure: Los Encinos State Historic Park. Costumes welcomed!

OCT. 22-24: Our Lady Of Grace Fall Carnival. A San Fernando Valley tradition with rides, food, music & kids’ fun.

OCT. 29-31: ‘Creepy Crossing’ Home Yard Haunt. “A yard haunt put together by a (slightly) mad man.”

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GRANADA HILLS:

OCT. 23: Oktoberfest Beer & Wine Tasting. Tickets on sale. Proceeds for charity.

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HERMOSA BEACH:

OCT. 23: Endless Summer Classic Car Show. Perfect fall outing on the pier!

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HOLLYWOOD:

OCT. 1-31: Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin & Kids’ Fun. Features pumpkin bowling, decorating, bounce house & critters!

OCT.1-31: Crimes of Passion Interactive. Unleash your dark side at LA Museum of Love.

OCT. 2-23: Halloween Movie Series at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Is there a better setting for a Hallowwen flick?

OCT. 19: Broadway In Hollywood Neighborhood Night – MY FAIR LADY. “Broadway In Hollywood is partnering with Hard Rock Cafe to host Hollywood Neighborhood Night.”

OCT. 23: The Muppet Movie – The Ford. Fun way to support Ford Theatre a week before Halloween!

OCT. 30: Annual Día de Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Separate day & evening events.

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LAKE BALBOA:

OCT. 8: SFV Halloween Drive-In “Return to Oz” & “The Craft.” A double-feature!

OCT. 9: San Fernando Valley Halloween Drive-In (Frankenweenie/Sleepy Hollow). One night, two faves.

OCT. 15: San Fernando Valley Halloween Drive-In “Teen Wolf” & “The Lost Boys.” And yet another double feature.

OCT. 16: San Fernando Valley Halloween Drive-In “The Nightmare Before Christmas” &”Gremlins.” Fun goes on …

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LAKEWOOD:

OCT. 8-31: ‘Horror Car Wash LA’ Halloween: Bubble Express Car Wash. Featuring ghosts & ghouls, plus tickets on sale.

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LONG BEACH:

OCT. 1-31: Pa’s Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zoo & Rides. “Activities, games, rides, pumpkins & all around fun in our country-fair atmosphere.”

OCT. 8: Dirty Little Secrets’ Scared Shirtless Halloween Burlesque. Mix classic Halloween fun with burlesque & variety performers.

OCT. 30: Halloween Zombie Crawl. Roam Pine Avenue …

OCT. 30: Halloween Hootenanny Craft Beer Fest. Featuring 45+ craft breweries, local wineries & cideries, plus a “macabre marketplace.”

OCT. 30-31: ‘Scarium Of Pacific’: Aquarium Of Pacific. With children’s costume contest, magic shows, underwater pumpkin-carving, spooky stories, eerie animals & more.

OCT. 31: Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade. “World’s largest Halloween pet event!”

NOV. 6: Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest. Outdoor, fall-fest vibe -keep it going.

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LOS ANGELES:

SEPT. 9-OCT. 31: Halloween Horror Nights: Universal Studios Hollywood. Mazes upon mazes of nightmarish terror awaits.

SEPT. 18-OCT. 31: Hallowe’en Spooktacular: Bob Baker Marionette Theater. Family-friendly boo-sical revue, with over 100 spirited puppets rally to unearth ghastly things on strings.

SEPT. 24-OCT. 31: LA’s Haunted Hayride: Griffith Park. The terror is back – with mazes, trick-or-treating, plus the hayride.

OCT. 1-5: Freeform’s Halloween Road. Puttin a spell on guests with outdoor, immersive event at Heritage Square Museum.

OCT. 1-31: Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin & Kids’ Fun. Features pumpkin bowling, decorating, bounce house & critters!

OCT. 1-31: Lilly Rose’s Spooky Tea: The Wayfarer Downtown LA. Select dates. Your spirit is being summoned!

OCT. 21: Fall Wine+Dinner With Honig Winery: LA Zoo. Tickets on sale.

OCT. 22-NOV. 2: Día de los Muertos – Day Of The Dead: Grand Park Downtown LA. A 12-day event, plus return of annual Noche de Ofrenda (‘Night of the Offerings’) in-person ceremony.

OCT. 23: The Muppet Movie – The Ford. Fun way to support Ford Theatre a week before Halloween!

OCT. 23-24: ‘Oh, What A Beautiful Mourning’ Outdoor Victorian Mourning Faire: Heritage Square Museum. Tickets on sale.

OCT. 27-31: ‘Cemetery Lane’ Trick-Or-Treat: Heritage Square Museum. For kids of all ages.

OCT. 30: Los Muertos 5K & Post-Race Dia de los Muertos Fest. Along historic Olvera Street.

OCT. 31: Disney Estate Candlelight & Spirits Ghost Tour. Don’t delay. Tickets are limited.

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LYNWOOD:

NOV. 5: Dia De Los Muertos – Altars, Music & Food. Community event at Union Gallery.

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MALIBU:

OCT. 28: The Stars of Malibu. Featuring wine-tasting, fashion show & Halloween pop-up acts, too.

OCT. 30: Halloween CineMalibu – ‘Coco’: Malibu Bluffs Park. Free, but registration required.

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MANHATTAN BEACH:

OCT. 2: 49th Annual Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair. Kick off the fall season.

OCT. 24: Annual World Famous Pumpkin Race Festival. A day-long fest with the headliner pumpkin race!

OCT. 30: Family Halloween Carnival & Costume Parade. With cupcake walk, inflatables, game booths & more.

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MARINA DEL REY:

OCT. 23: Wayback Daddies’ Pre-Halloween Show. Good times planned at The Warehouse Restaurant & Tiki Bar.

OCT. 23: Caymus Vineyards Wine Dinner at Akbar MdR. Ideal, al fresco autumn outing.

OCT.: Marina Spooktacular: Burton Chace Park. Canceled.

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MOORPARK:

SEPT. 25-OCT. 31: Underwood Farms’ Fall Harvest Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze & More. Each weekend has different theme.

OCT. 31: Haunted High Street, Carnival & Trick-or-Treat. With haunted house, costume contest & more.

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD:

OCT. 1-NOV. 1: Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre ‘Urban Death Tour.’ Theater attraction with “inexplicable horrors, unfathomable monstrosities & disturbed spirits that walk among us!”

OCT. 22: The Lalas Burlesque at The Federal NOHO. “As hilarious as it is sexy.”

OCT. 29: North Hollywood High School Fall Concert. Check with Royal Regiment organizers for line-up.

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NORTHRIDGE:

OCT. 16: Trick-or-Treat Trail: Fashion Center. Don’t forget your costumes & treat bags!

OCT. 23: Trunk-or-Treat: Magnitude Cheer. The community is invited.

OCT. 24: Makers Market at Valley Relics Museum. A spooktacular shopping experience.

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PACIFIC PALISADES:

OCT. 1-3: Theatre Palisades ‘Wait Until Dark’ – Perfect for the season: “A suspenseful battle of wits.”

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REDONDO BEACH:

OCT. 1-31: Pumpkin Patch, Pony Rides & Kids’ Fun: South Bay Galleria. Plus tractor rides, jumpers, slides & more.

OCT. 29: Halloween On Boardwalk & Trick-Or-Treat. With costume contest & DJ, too.

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SAN PEDRO:

OCT. 30: Marine Mammal Halloween ‘Scare’ Center. With trick-or-treating, pumpkin-carving, costume contest & more.

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SANTA MONICA:

OCT. 1-29: ‘Absolutely Halloween’ Family Theatre: Santa Monica Playhouse. A community tradition, starring a sweet girl named “Candy.”

OCT. 1-31: Halloween Drive-Up Movie Series: Santa Monica Airport. Evening screenings of your Halloween faves.

OCT. 8-DEC. 10: Free Scavenger Hunt & Mystery Quest. Fun fall outing!

OCT. 29: ‘Coco’ – Halloween Movie Night At The Mart: Brentwood Country Mart. “Grab dinner, nibbles and sips to go for the show from your Mart favorites.”

OCT. 30: Día de Los Muertos Fest: Third Street Promenade. With sculptures, family activities & dance party.

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SHERMAN OAKS:

OCT.: Annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair. Fall event canceled for 2021.

OCT. 1-31: Tina’s Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zoo, Pony & Train Rides. Bouncer, slide & hay maze, too.

OCT. 30: San Fernando Valley Trunk-Or-Treat. At Westfield. Tickets on sale.

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SIMI VALLEY:

OCT. 15: Trunk or Treat. Fun & a little bit spooky at YMCA.

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SOUTH GATE:

OCT. 2: Fall Art Walk: Live Music, Vendors & DJs. Admission is free.

OCT. 31: Halloween Haunt & Costume Contest: Hollydale Community Park. Carnival games, too!

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TARZANA:

OCT. 23: Faery Hunt Show & Halloween Party. Costumes encouraged … even on the grown-ups!

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THOUSAND OAKS:

SEPT. 24-NOV. 6: Reign Of Terror Haunted House. An award-winning, walk-through haunt, ranked among best in SoCal.

OCT. 1, 7 & 23: TOArts’ Stagecoach Inn After Dark. Tickets on sale.

OCT. 30: Trick-or-Treat Trail On The Lake. “Come together for fantastic day at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks.”

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TORRANCE:

OCT. 1-31: Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin & Kids’ Fun. Features pumpkin bowling, decorating, bounce house & critters!

OCT. 2-NOV. 5: Halloween Drive-In Movie Series: Roadium Open Air Market. Weekend after weekend — all your faves.

OCT. 9: Scaredown in Downtown Torrance. With trunk-or-treat, kids’ games, crafts, Haunted Boo-tique, spooky scavenger hunt, car show & more.

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UNIVERSAL CITY:

SEPT. 9-OCT. 31: Halloween Horror Nights: Universal Studios Hollywood. Mazes upon mazes of nightmarish terror awaits.

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VALENCIA:

SEPT. 11- OCT. 31: ‘Fright Fest’: Six Flags Magic Mountain. Tickets to terror-ville are on sale.
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VENTURA:

OCT. 1-31: ‘Ventura County Fear Grounds’ – “Ominous affair with the undead.” Oh, boy!

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WEST HOLLYWOOD:

OCT. 1-NOV. 1: House of Horrors: A Prime Video Pop-Up Shop. “Just in time for Halloween, and for the first time ever, Prime Video is launching a genre-based community focused on horror content.”

OCT. 23: ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Street Food Cinema. At Poinsettia Park & tickets on sale.

OCT. 31: West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval. Canceled.

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WEST LA:

OCT. 1-31: Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin & Kids’ Fun. Features pumpkin bowling, decorating, bounce house & critters!

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WESTWOOD:

OCT. 31: LA Cancer Challenge 5k Walk/Run. Starts & finishes in Wilson Plaza.

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WOODLAND HILLS:

OCT. 1-31: ‘Hauntoween LA’ Pumpkin Patch & Scarecrow Garden Maze. A Halloween-palooza with pumpkin-picking & carving, food trucks, kids’ fun, games & entertainment.

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FOR THE FULL GREATER LA GUIDE: LA County Halloween Guide 2021: Trick-Or-Treats & Pumpkins

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FOR MORE FALL FUN:

Oktoberfest 2021: Guide To The Best In Los Angeles County

Halloween Haunted Houses: Los Angeles County 2021 Guide

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ALSO SEE: Halloween 101: Everything You Need For A Super Festive Front Door

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