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Halloween Events in Monterey

Halloween Events in Monterey

WhatsUpMonterey Halloween Events Roundup has us feeling spooky as it's full of ways to get the most out of life in Monterey County. Checkout our picks for the top events each day:

Thursday, October 28

Happy Girl Kitchen presents its Pumpkin Carving Party from 4pm-8pm! It's fun for the whole family. Make sure you Bring your own Pumpkin and Carving Tools! There will be pumpkins for sale if you do not have one. Wear your COSTUMES and come join in the fun!

Friday, October 29

Come celebrate Halloween with your family at The Del Monte Shopping Center Pumpkin Pandemonium! Candy and glow sticks will be handed out, free pumpkins will be available in the Pumpkin Patch along with other kid friendly activities.

If you're looking for a Pumpkin Carving & Pinot experience, go to Sovino Wine Bar for Halloween fun! Pumpkins, carving tools, stencils, aprons and of course a glass of wine will be provided! 

Saturday, October 30

Ghosts and goblins of all ages are also invited to Pacific Grove's Trick or Treat. This free family event include activities, candy, giveaways, music and special offers at participating businesses.

In addition, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History will be hosting its FREE Science Saturday: Bats, Spiders & Snakes from 10am-3pm.

The Pebble Beach Zombie Race and Emergency Preparedness Fair will take place in picturesque Pebble Beach on the Fire Defense Roads, from 9am-12pm. There are two running courses planned, the challenging 5K Zombie Crawl (think 3.1 miles of steep hills) and the 2K Survivor Stroll (a flat mile that is perfect for strollers and youngsters). (Sold Out Event)

Halloween Costume Fashion Show & Pumpkin Sale, will take place at Earthbound Farms from 11:30am-3pm. Wear your costume for a treat & Jack'O Lanterns will be half-off!

Sunday, October 31

Trick or Treat by the Bay on Old Fisherman's Wharf! Come in costume and enjoy this free family-friendly event with trick or treating available at participating merchants on the Wharf from 4-7pm. 

Celebrate a howling good time this Halloween at Estéban Restaurant's Costumes and Cocktails from 4:30pm to 10pm. Festivities are on the restaurant's lively patio, where a roaring fire-pit will light the night as pets indulge in Executive Chef Gus Trejo's Tasty Treats menu and humans savor Estéban's seasonal dinner menu and sip Spooky Beverages. Costumes are encouraged for pets and their people or just pets.

The City of Seaside will be holding its annual Halloween Bonanza at the Oldemeyer Center from 4-7pm. The event will also feature games, a haunted house, activities, interactive crafts, treat bags and refreshments. The first 300 people get a spooky filled Halloween bag!

The Wine Experience will be having it's annual Hallowine Party ON Halloween night! Cruise down to Cannery Row, across from Monterey Plaza Hotel for Wine, Beer, Chocolates and a costume contest! There will be limited space to stay compliant with Covid safety standards, so get here early!

Last, but not least come and join us at Carmel-by-the-Sea Birthday at 4pm. The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea was incorporated on Halloween in 1916, so it celebrates its birthday and the country’s favorite costume-and-candy holiday with a Halloween Parade through downtown. This is not to be missed event!

Have a wonderful and safe Halloween! If you’re looking for other events, check out upcoming events calendar. For accommodations and hotels, check our recommended hotels and inns.