Friday, October 26, 2018

Fall Events 2018

Apple Picking at SLO Creek Farms
Fall brings its own fun in Santa Barbara. Although we can't really enjoy the leaves or crisp weather, there are some fun events! Thank you to my Goleta MOPS friends for helping me compile this one.

All Month Long:
Lane Farms has a pumpkin patch with hay ride and corn maze open from the last weekend in September through Halloween. Hours are 9am-9pm (corn maze closes 1 hour before the patch closes and opens at 3pm weekdays).

Big Wave Dave's has kids games and plenty of pumpkins. It is open through Halloween.

San Luis Obispo's Avila Valley Farm has a fall festival too!

Apple Picking at SLO Creek Farms (blog post coming soon!)

Moorpark's Underwood Family Farms has a fall festival worth checking out. Starting the last weekend in September, they are open 9-6 and have a tractor ride, corn maze, pig races, an animal center and much more. $6 per person weekdays/$15 per person weekends.

Local Events:
Boo at the Zoo takes place in mid-October and is special hours from 4:30/5:30-7:30/8:30. There are characters and animals roaming the grounds, a hay bale maze, costume parades, themed train rides and of course trick or treating.  **Note: 2018 date has passed.

The YMCA has a fall festival from 4-7 on Friday 10/26 with a haunted house, train ride, rock wall, pumpkin decorating candy and prizes.

MOXI Member event with costumes, experiments and trick/treats throughout Saturday 10/27 8:30-10.

Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara has a fall festival Saturday 10/2711:30-2:30 with trunk or treat 12-1:30. There are also games, crafts, face painting and bounce houses.

Community Covenant Church of Goleta hosts a free fall festival Saturday 10/27 from 4-6:30. There are jumphouses, hay rides, mazes and more!

PEP's Rocking Halloween Sunday October 28 from 11-2 Face painting, costume contest, live music and family fun.

Dia de los Muertos Family Day at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Sunday October 28 1-4

Dia de los Muertos Craft Day at Casa de la Guerra Sunday October 28 12-3

Trunk or Treat at Goleta Valley Church Wednesday October 31 from 5-8 Candy, Games, Costume Competition and more.

Trunk or Treat at Anthem Chapel in Goleta Wednesday October 31 from 4-7. See details in the photo.

Special Trick or Treating: 
Downtown trick-or-treating in Santa Barbara from 3-6 on Halloween. Look for the stores with balloons!

Monster Mash Trick-or-Treating at Paseo Nuevo 3-6 on Halloween

La Cumbre Plaza has trick or treating on Halloween from 4-6!

Ghost Village Rd Trick-or-Treating at Coast Village Rd from 3-6 on Halloween.

Old Town Goleta Trick-or Treating from 3:30-6:30 on Halloween. Get a sticker card at the community center to get candy and a sticker at participating stores, then turn in the card to win a prize!

What is your favorite fall activity? Did we miss it?