Can you feel it? The air is becoming...spookier. Stock up on candy, don your most creative costume and check out some of San Luis O'boo'spo County's ghostly Halloween happenings. Whether you're curious as to how large a pumpkin can actually get or want to show off your pumpkin carving skills, these events have everything your bewitched heart desires.
A Safe and Fun Halloween - Oct 31
Trick or treat at downtown businesses from 4 - 7 p.m., enter your own carved pumpkin into the Carved Pumpkin Contest and take photos with witches.
Trick or Treat on Main Street - Oct 31
Trick or treat at businesses on 1st - 8th Streets from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Visit the Chamber office at 321 S. Main for a bag, map and list of participating businesses. Don't forget to enter the "Cutest Kid" photo costume contest!
Zoo Boo at Charles Paddock Zoo - Oct 29
Dress up like a tiger then head over to the Charles Paddock Zoo for carnival games, Halloween activities, a haunted house and tricks and treats from 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Main Street Trick or Treating - Oct 31
Visit the stores of downtown Atascadero and enjoy trick or treating from 5:30 - 8 p.m.
San Luis Obispo
11th Annual Great Pumpkin & Scarecrow Contest - Oct 20
Bring the family to Mission Plaza for a pumpkin contest, scarecrow contest, pumpkin weigh-off, kid's activities and agricultural education from 12- 8 p.m.
Halloween Festivities at Downtown SLO Farmers' Market - Oct 27
Come trick-or-treating at participating businesses and get creative with your costumes to compete for prizes.
3rd Annual Trick or Treat - Oct 31
Dress up as your favorite character, spooky or fun, and pick up your map at Grandma's Frozen Yogurt then head out to Morro Bay businesses for trick or treating fun from 3:30 - 5:15 p.m. Don't miss the parade and costume contest too!
Scarecrow Festival - Oct 1 - 31
All month long, scarecrows showcase the artistic creativity, whimsical spirit and sense of humor that is Cambria. Hundreds of scarecrows line the streets, shop windows and beach fronts of these coastal communities. Find them all!
Halloween Parade - Oct 31
Meet at the Community Center in Cambria for a trick or treat parade through the West Village business district at 3:30 p.m.
Pumpkins on the Pier - Oct 29
Participate in Halloween-themed activities including pumpkin decorating, costumer contests, games, crafts and jump around in bounce houses from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Then, check out the 11th Annual Trick or Treat Extravaganza at participating downtown businesses from 12 - 2 p.m.
Halloween in the Village - Oct 31
Stop by one of the shops in the Village for trick-or-treating from 2 - 6 p.m.
Carved Pumpkin & Halloween Activities - Oct 28
Bring your already decorated or carved funny, scary, spooky or goofy pumpkin and enter it in the contest to win great prizes!