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Community Ofrenda, Dia de los Muertos

Jacoby's Storehouse / 11 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free

Arcata Main Street, in partnership with Los Bagels, Centro del Pueblo, El Centro Académico Cultural, Playhouse Arts, Jacoby’s Storehouse, and the City of Arcata, invite you to come celebrate Dia de los Muertos.

822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site

Halloween Harvest Festival

See Event Description / noon-3 p.m. / Free

Come and enjoy a fun time with games, candy, prizes, snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, and hot dogs.

442-6475 / stephanie.wonnacott@usw.salvationarmy.org / Web site

Far Out Farm Girl Pumpkin Patch

See Event Description / noon-5:30 p.m. / Free

We have a huge variety of awesome quality organic pumpkins and heirloom squash, thousands to choose from! Come take pictures in gamma’s house and the enchanted castle. Take 211 towards Ferndale, left on Coffeecreek rd. Go a block and a half and turn right into the field entrance.

Fe@faroutfarmgirl.com / Web site

Scream-A-Torium Haunted House

Fortuna / 2-5 p.m.

906 Main Street. The scariest haunt of the North Coast is going to be OPEN for 11 NIGHTS of Halloween terror!

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Miranda Farmers' Market

Miranda Market / 2-6 p.m.

The Miranda Farmers’ Market offers the freshest fruits and vegetables, flowers, and more! Enjoy this fun, family friendly event. No pets are allowed, but trained, ADA certified, service animals are welcome.

441-9999 / info@northcoastgrowersassocation.org / Web site

Painting For Children

The Sanctuary / 4-5:30 p.m. / $20 / $150 For all classes

The Painting for Children course will be a space for children to come and paint freely. They will each have their own space to paint ideally at a wall or easel on large paper.

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Kids' Carnival

Faith Center Foursquare Church / 4-7 p.m. / Free

Join us in the fun with different characters, games, food, candy, coffee, music, and more. This event is FREE and a great opportunity to participate in a Halloween-alternative.

442-1784 / aguy@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site

Haunted House! A Trip in the Yucatan Gone Horribly Wrong!

Forever Found / 6 p.m. / $15

The 2nd Annual Scare-Tacular Haunted House, ‘A Trip in the Yucatan Gone Horribly Wrong!’ will be a unique experience that will harness the imagination and bring out the good spirits in all who visit us this Halloween season!

832-9238 / info@foreverfoundproductions.com / Web site

Halloween Double Feature: Young Frankenstein & Rocky Horror Picture Show

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6-11:15 p.m. / $8 / $16 Both Films

613-3030 / info@arcatatheatre.com / Web site

Spooky Halls

Scotia Lodge / 6-10 p.m.

Come enjoy Halloween festivities for both kids and adults! Three trick or treat stations and free family spooky movie.

298-7139 / Web site

Halloween Carnival for Children

Dow's Prairie Grange / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

This will be their 25th year hosting this annual McKinleyville event although the previous two years during Covid, the Grange hosted a drive-thru event for the kids. There will be lots of carnival games, a witch’s kitchen cooking up spooky popcorn, fortune telling, photo opportunities and more.

840-0100 / info@dowsprairiegrange.org /

Dark and Grimmly’s Carnival of Fear

McKinleyville High School / 6:30-10 p.m. / $10

The carnival is back in town…and something has gone horribly wrong with the side shows. Mayhem at Macktown presents: Dark and Grimmly’s Carnival of Fear, a terrifying experience not for the faint of heart. We recommend any children under 13 be accompanied by an adult.

snystrom@nohum.k12.ca.us / Web site

The Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors

Arcata Kinetic Lab / 7 p.m.

Humboldt's most-twisted Halloween event is back offering guided tours of the horrifically untidy workspace of our cantankerous and unkempt kinetic racers. Come see for yourself! Music nightly by The Dead Drops. 13 and over recommended. All proceeds benefit the Kinetic Sculpture Lab. Cash only.

A Sirens Song Halloween Spectacular Party

The Siren's Song Tavern / 7 p.m. / Free

599-8986 / sirensongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

The Sturgeons

Humboldt Brews / 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $10 / 21+

This Halloween we are getting dirty with the dark metal sounds of The Sturgeons’ Welcome the Darkness, Honor the Dead show. Opening for local Humboldt rock legends is DJ REDRUM spinning an all vinyl set. Alice In Chains Tribute band We Die Young comes on next.

826-2739 / Web site


The Jam / 8 p.m.

With DJ Dustin.

822-5266 / Web site

Open Mic

Clam Beach Inn / 8 p.m.

Every Monday.

839-0545 /

DJ Pachanguero's Halloween Party

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / 21+

DJ Pachanguero is back with all the best Latin music to dance the night away to - plus special guests "Bad Bunny" (not actually Bad Bunny), some dancing sharks, & more surprises!

630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site


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