Calling all ghosts, witches, and zombies to the costume parade at the Diablo Valley Farmers’ Market. Prizes are awarded for the scariest and funniest costumes, plus the best farmers’ market theme, most creative, and best overall. Try to guess the weight of the giant pumpkin, decorate mini-pumpkins, and play the pumpkin pitch game. The market is held year round. Seasonal specialties include apples, pomegranates, Bartlett pears, Fuyu persimmons, sweet potatoes, butternut squash, and more. Info: here or on Facebook.
Halloween Harvest Festival and Costume Parade
Diablo Valley Certified Farmers’ Market
Saturday October 31, 9am–1pm
Shadelands, Mitchell Dr and N. Wiget Ln, Walnut Creek
(in the Kaiser Permanente parking lot)