Halloween and Día de los Muertos in Sonoma County 2022

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Fall fun is back in Sonoma County and we’ve got a great line-up of activities for all ages to celebrate both Halloween and Día de los Muertos. We’ve got Halloween movies on the big screen outdoors, cemetery tours, trick or treat events, and dance parties for the over-21 set. Celebrate the Day of the Dead with art, sugar skulls, music, dancing, and altar-making! Find it all right here!

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Halloween activities

Throughout October
The Sea Wolf Project, a fundraiser for The Cloverdale Performing Arts Center
Join the fun by signing up to be part of this creative project. Choose a chapter from Jack London’s “The Sea Wolf” and create something to share…a window display, costume, reading, work of art, floral arrangement…anything goes!

Oct. 1 – Nov. 6, 2022
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibition at Museum of Sonoma County
Día de los Muertos is a melding of traditions, Catholic and indigenous. Festive celebrations honor the deceased. The exhibit features art, dancing, and more.

Haunted Sonoma Downtown Tour
Want to meet the ghosts of wine country? Explore the dark but interesting history of Sonoma’s past.

Oct. 7-31, 2022,
Blind Scream Haunted House
13 Years of Fears …BLIND SCREAM HAUNTED HOUSE presents House of Superstitions! Open 13 Bewitching Nights, $25-35
Santa Rosa.

Wed, Oct. 5, 2022, 7pm
Wednesday Fright Nights at the Rio
Classic horror films every Wednesday in Oct. at the Rio!
Monte Rio

Wed, Oct. 12, 2022, 7pm
Wednesday Fright Nights at the Rio
Classic horror films every Wednesday in Oct. at the Rio!
Monte Rio

Sat, Oct. 15, 2022, 11am-2pm
Sonoma County Zombie (Anti Bullying) Movement
Arrive zombified and ready to lurch, crawl and shamble to raise awareness against bullying.

Sat, October 15, 2022, 10am-5pm
Wizard of Oz Film & Interactive Family Experience
Come join an interactive reimagining of the Land of Oz at the Monte Rio Theater & Extravaganza.
Monte Rio

Wed, Oct. 19, 2022, 7pm
Wednesday Fright Nights at the Rio
Classic horror films every Wednesday in Oct. at the Rio!
Monte Rio

Mon, Oct. 21, 2022, 7-9pm
Movies in the Park “Hocus Pocus” in Petaluma
We are excited to announce the final installment of our Movies in the Park series.

Sat, Oct. 22, 2022, 10:30am-12:30pm
Cemetery Tour: Petalumans of Yesteryear – SOLD OUT
Ghosts of Petaluma’s Past Come to Life!

Sat, Oct. 22, 2022, 12-2pm
Howl-O-Ween Parade!
Join fellow pet lovers for an afternoon of fun at Healdsburg Plaza!

Sat, Oct. 22, 2022, 12-4pm
The Trick or Treat Trail in Keiser Park
Register for the Trick or Treat Trail in Winsdsor! Free!

Sat, Oct. 22, 2022, 1:30-5:45pm
11th Annual Floating Pumpkin Patch – SOLD OUT
Hunt for your perfect pumpkin in the pool and then deck it out at our decorating station with all sorts of fun crafts!
Santa Rosa.

Sat, Oct. 22, 2022, 2-8pm
All Hallows Eve Mystical Festival
Come make magic with us while the veil is thin at Miss Daisy’s Magical Wonderland!

Sun, Oct. 23, 2022, 3:00 pm
Symphony Spooktacular
Bobby Rogers, conductor; suitable for all ages.
Rohnert Park 

Wed, Oct. 26, 2022, 7pm
Wednesday Fright Nights at the Rio
Classic horror films every Wednesday in Oct. at the Rio!
Monte Rio

Thu, Oct. 27, 2022, 7pm

NOSFERATU (1922) at The Raven Performing Arts Theater
100th anniversary with live piano accompaniment! Presented by AVFilm.

Fri-Sun, Oct. 28-30, 2022, 3-8pm
FUNtazmagoria at the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County
Spooky ‘Not Scary’ Fall Festival Family Event
Santa Rosa

Fri, Oct. 28, 2022, 5-8m
Fall Fun Fest in Downtown Santa Rosa
Family fun: trick-or-treating, games, a ferris wheel, zip line, live DJ, dance party and more!
Santa Rosa.

Fri, Oct. 28, 2022, 6-8pm
Halloween Karaoke Party at Community Market Sebastopol!
Pick your favorite spooky tune to croon!

Fri, Oct. 28, 2022, 7-10pm
Halloween Costume Party at The Block Petaluma!
Come shake your scary self to the tunes of Soul Shake!!

Fri, Oct. 28, 2022, 8pm
The Mother Hips @ 16th annual Cirque Du Sebastopol Halloween
An evening with a unique combination of Americana and California Boogie.

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 7am-12:30pm
The HalloWine Run
A Halloween themed 5/10k + Wine Festival.
Healdsburg $100.00 

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 8:30-11am
Healdsburg Saturday Farmers’ Market Pumpkin Festival
Pumpkin decorating and costume competition, and pumpkin “car” race!

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 9:30am-1pm
A “Spooky” Autumn Hike with Naturalist John Lynch
Join Certified California Naturalist John Lynch on a “spooky” hike with flying saucer galls, skeletonized plants, etc.

Sat, October 29, 2022, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pets Lifeline to Host Annual Fall Critter Carnival to Celebrate Halloween
Celebrate Halloween at the Fall Critter Carnival.

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 12pm
Halloween Carnival & Dia de los Muertos Celebration!
You’re invited! Join us for the 4th annual Halloween Carnival & Dia de los Muertos Celebration!
Rohnert Park

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022 at 2pm
Witches & Warlocks on the Water 2022
Enjoy paddling and pedaling, rowing and water-biking in Halloween-themed costume at The Floathouse, where they’re offering boat and board rentals for the first time!


Sat, Oct.29, 2022, 12:-5pm
Halloween Carnival & Dia de los Muertos Celebration!
You’re invited! Join us for the 4th annual Halloween Carnival & Dia de los Muertos Celebration!
Rohnert Park

Sat, Oct.29, 2022, 12-3pm
Fulton Crossing’s Studio Artist’s 2022 Halloween Art Walk
FREE Adult Halloween Art Walk Party.

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 2-4pm
Halloween Spooktacular in Petaluma
Visit East Washington Place for a Halloween Spooktacular celebration!

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 3-8pm
FUNtazmagoria at the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County
Spooky ‘Not Scary’ Fall Festival Family Event
Santa Rosa 

[Sat., October 29, 2022,: Halloween at Howarth Park is SOLD OUT.]

Sat, Oct. 29, , 6-9pm
Annual Halloween Spooktacular with Kid Galaga
Awesome Halloween fun!

Sat, Oct. 29, 6:30-10pm
LGBT+ Friends & Allies Halloween Dance Party!
Come be dazzled and energized at the Sebastopol Senior Center! $15.00.

Sat, Oct. 29, 7-11pm
Halloween Bash with The THUGZ and Electric Tumbleweed!
Come in costume to this incredible dance party with Thugz and Electric Tumbleweed.

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 7-11pm
Halloween Party with Lovin’ Dead at The Elephant in The Room
Havin’ fun and playing live is what Lovin’ Dead does best. Come celebrate Halloween!

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 8-11:30pm
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Rio!
It’s that time of year again! Come revel in all the madness that is The Rocky Horror Picture Show!
Monte Rio

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 8-11pm
Halloween Dance Party!
A spirited time awaits at Crooked Goat Brewing!

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 8-11:55pm
Halloween Covers Show at the Phoenix
Featuring Metallica, Minor Threat, The Police, The Distillers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Miley Cyrus, The Ramons and Sublime.

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 8-11:55pm
Halloween Dance Party at Fiorino’s Lounge with Highway 12 Band
A rock & roll Halloween dance party at friendly local bar Fiorino’s in Rincon Valley (next to Oliver’s Market).
Santa Rosa

Sat, Oct.29, 2022, 9pm
AHEE & XOTIX @ 16th annual Cirque Du Sebastopol Halloween (Night 2)
alien bass / trap / edm

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 9-11:55 pm
Aqua Nett’s Haunting Return to Coyote Sonoma!
Nightmare on Mill Street!

Sat, October 29, 2022, 9:00 pm
Foreverland – The Electrifying Tribute to Michael Jackson at the Mystic
Mystic Theatre’s Halloween Bash W/ Costume Contest

Sun, Oct. 30, 2022, 9:30-11:30am
Halloween Walk ‘n Wag at Jack London State Historic Par
Is your dog a good boy (of course he is!), so reward him with a Halloween fun walk in the park.
Glen Ellen.

Sun, Oct. 30, 2022, 11am-1pm
Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s Annual Kids Halloween Carnival
Wear your costumes for a day of ghoulish games, a fortune teller, reptiles to pet, and photo stations!

Sun, Oct. 30, 2022, 2-4pm
Occidental Kid’s Halloween Party and Parade!
Halloween Kids Parade with live music and costume contest – Fun and FREE!

Sun, Oct. 30, 2022, 7-10pm
Spooky Sunday in Sebastopol with Sol Horizon
Join us for a Spooky Sunday celebrating Halloween!
Sebastopol $35.00

Mon, Oct. 31, 2022, 2-5pm
Cotati Candy Land – Trick or Treat
Trick or Treat in Cotati Candy Land, outside, and following safety protocols.

Mon, Oct. 31, 2022, 3-5:30pm
Trick or Treat Trail
Come and celebrate a safe and spooktacular time in Petaluma’s wonderful downtown!

Mon, October 31, 2022, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pro Jam with Halloween Party and Costume Contest
The Blues Defenders and other bands, cool prizes, and more at The California!
Santa Rosa 

Día de los Muertos activities

All month
Dia De Los Muertos at the Sonoma Community Center
The Community Center continues its annual tradition of celebrating Dia De Los Muertos throughout the month of October! Come visit the Gallery 212 Art Exhibit, join us at our public altar lighting, and/or participate in one of our culture-based art classes.

Sat, October 1, 2022, 12-4pm
Día de los Muertos Family Festival at Museum of Sonoma County
Enjoy fun art activities and a special performance by Paquiyollotzin, Ballet Folklorico of Petaluma!
Santa Rosa.

Fri, Oct. 28, 2022, 5-9pm
Dia de Los Muertos Celebration at Golden State Cider!
Share in celebrating the Latino traditions!

Sat, Oct, 29, 2022, 4-9pm
Windsor Dia de los Muertos 2022 – Regrowing our Roots
Windsor’s free, family-friendly Dia de los Muertos celebration returns Saturday, Oct 29, on the Windsor Town Green.

Sat, Oct 29, 2022, 5:30-8pm
Hanna Center Presents a FREE Screening of COCO
Shown in English with Spanish subtitles. Costumes are welcomed!

Sat, Oct. 29, 2022, 6-10pm
El dia de los Muertos Petaluma Candlelight Procession
Giant puppets, Aztec dancers, danza los doablos and Ballet Folklorico Paquiyollotxin.

Tues, Nov. 1, 2022, 5:30-9pm
Día de Los Muertos Altar Lighting
Public Día de Los Muertos Altar. Costumes, Accessories, and Make-up encouraged. Music, dancing, food, art, kids’ activities.

Tues, Nov. 1, 2022, 5:30-9pm
Dia de los Muertos at Mitote Food Park
family-friendly event feat. an ofrenda, live music, and face-painting for the kids.