Halloween Harvest Fests Around the East Bay


Find your thrills and chills at farmers’ markets and other scary spots around the East Bay with u-pick pumpkins, costume parades, pumpkin decorating, scavenger hunts, face painting, and contests to guess the weight of the giant pumpkin.

Here’s a list of events by date. All events are free unless noted.

Dig Deep Pumpkin Patch Festival
Weekends through October, Saturday and Sunday 10am–4pm
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont
Cost: $2 per person; $1 for youth under 12. Community members aged 16 and older are invited to volunteer at the festival. Sign up for a volunteer shift here.
Info: here

G&S Farms
Daily through October, Monday through Friday 2–6pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9am–6pm
U-Pick Pumpkins | Corn Maze | Corn Pit | Pumpkin Cannons | Tractor Trikes | Lounging Lawn | Pumpkin Painting
2490 Sellers Ave, Brentwood
Info: here

Halloween Trunk or Treat Vendor Event
Saturday October 15, 1–6pm
The Urban Edge Farm
2017 Walnut Blvd, Brentwood
Info: here

Biofuel Oasis Honey Contest & Harvest Festival
Sunday October 23, noon3pm
1441 Ashby Ave, Berkeley
Info: here

Diablo Valley Farmers’ Market Halloween Harvest Festival
Saturday October 29, 9am–1pm with costume parade at 10:30am
Shadelands Business Park
North Wiget Ln & Mitchell Dr, Walnut Creek
Info: here

Orinda Farmers’ Market Halloween Harvest
Saturday October 29, 9am–1pm
Orinda Village, Orinda
Info: here 

Kensington Farmers’ Market Halloween Celebration
Sunday October 30, 9am–2pm; kids line up for the costume parade at 10:45
Colusa Circle, Kensington
Info: here

Moraga Farmers’ Market Halloween Harvest Festival
Sunday October 30, 9am–1pm, costume parade at 10:30am
Moraga Center & Moraga Way, Moraga
Info: here 

Walnut Creek Farmers’ Market Halloween Harvest
Sunday October 30, 9am–1pm
Locust St, Walnut Creek
Info: here