Vacaville, California Halloween Happenings [Updated 2019]

Check out everything happening around Vacaville for Halloween!


Halloween is right around the corner- are you ready? Finish up those costumes, stock up on candy, and get your game plan mapped out. From spooky to family-friendly, we’ve rounded up everything that is happening around Vacaville this Halloween. Happy Halloween!

Tricks & Treats

1. Vacaville Premium Outlets Halloween Spooktacular Trick-or-Treat

3-5pm, Thursday, October 31

Vacaville Premium Outlets, 321 Nut Tree Road

Visit the Vacaville Premium Outlets this Halloween for their annual Halloween Spooktacular. Bring your kids out in their best costumes to trick-or-treat at participating stores! There will also be arts & crafts, a photo booth, and of course... shopping. While supplies last!

2. Downtown Vacaville Halloween Stroll

4-6pm, Thursday, October 31

Downtown Vacaville

Downtown Vacaville Business Improvement District presents the Annual Downtown Vacaville Halloween Stroll.

- Participating merchants will be distributing candy and treats!

- Main, Merchant and Parker streets will be closed to vehicle traffic so your little ones can trick or treat in safety.

3. Vacaville Commons Gathering of Ghosts, Goblins, and Ghouls

4-6pm Thursday, October 31

Nut Tree Parkway & Harbison Drive, Vacaville

Get your family dressed in their Halloween best and head to Vacaville Commons for an afternoon of trick-or-treating and family fun! You can enjoy trick-or-treating, strolling entertainment, and so much more. This is an exciting event you don’t want to miss!

Spooky Family Fun

1. Howl-O-Ween Dog Event & Pooch Parade

11am - 1pm Saturday, October 26

Andrews Park, Vacaville

Your pooch will have a tail-wagging good time at our 4th annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Costume Contest! This event is full of doggies and their owners walking around in costume and being all around ADORABLE! There will also be vendors, adoptions, prizes, food, and fun for all! After the parade, enter the costume contest and compete for pet-friendly prizes.

2. Jelly Belly Factory Halloween Breakfast & Munchkin Masquerade Parade

Breakfast begins 9:30am, parade to follow breakfast, Saturday, October 26

1 Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield

Calling all ghosts, ghouls & goblins! Start your morning on the sweet side at the Jelly Belly Halloween Breakfast and Munchkin Masquerade! These family-friendly events will have plenty of entertainment and activities for all. Following the breakfast, Mr. Jelly Belly and Kelly the Clown will lead a fun costume parade through the factory. Costumes are encouraged, and a goody bag will be given to the first 300 kids—so arrive early! Registration is required for the breakfast, and spots can fill up fast! For ticket information and to register, visit

3. Pumpkin Decorating Contest

10am-2pm, Saturday, October 26th Submit your pumpkin carving creations between 10/21-10/25 at Vacaville Town Square Library.

How hard can it be to decorate a pumpkin that looks like Harry potter? Or another one of your favorite book characters? First place winner by popular vote, will be selected from two age categories: teens (ages 1-19) and adults.

Halloween Fun for the Big Kids

1. Wicked Boos Crawl

5pm-9pm Thursday, October 24th Check-In: Town Square

Downtown Vacaville wine and beer tasting, goodie Bag, Shot Glass, and an after-party with raffles and more. Tickets are $15-$20 and can be purchased at

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