From haunted houses and fall festivals, our 2016 Fall & Halloween FUN Guide has everything your family needs to make the most of the season. Check back often, as new information will be added regularly! Bookmark or pin this page so you can access it easily throughout the season. If you need more details on the event you can find it on our events page under the date. Thanks!
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Fall Crafters Market
50+ handcrafted vendors from the Bakersfield area, indoor & outdoor. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Olive Branch Community Church 12000 Olive Dr Bakersfield.
Free Workshop – “Harvest Days and Howling Nights”
Are you ready to give your home a fall mini makeover? Then join Melissa for autumn inspired home decorating projects that you’ll love, along with whimsical and spooktac-u-lar ideas to spur us ghouls unto action! Learn how to blend natural, organic elements with beautiful oh-so-real faux-liage for centerpieces, mantles and more. Come celebrate the autumn harvest, Halloween and everything in between! Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Beladagio 9500 Brimhall Rd #705 Bakersfield CA, 93312.
Taft Chamber Car, Truck, and Bike Show
Wasco Shatter Elks Car Show
St. Francis Annual Vendor/Craft Fair
Tips for CHiPs
Halloween Page Workshop
-Spider Finger Puppet – lift the flap to find a removable spider finger puppet.
-Costume Dress Up Doll – change the doll’s costume from princess to super hero to banana to ghost to astronaut. (The costumes can be hot glued if you aren’t sure about your sewing skills) -Cost is $30 for both pages and all supplies are included!
-Bring your sewing machine and accessories (bring a friend or family member to help if you don’t sew).
-Don’t forget if you buy 5 kits, you get one FREE!
-Space and supplies are limited so reserve your spot soon! Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 5:30 PM.Beverly’s Crafts and Fabrics 2819 F ST., Bakersfield, California 93301
Fall Harvest Street Fair
Words Come to Life
Bunco at CBCC
Coffee With A Cop
4900 California Ave, Bakersfield, California 93309
Art on the Green – Guild House Restaurant
A Taste of Grace
Farm to Table Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County
Children are Precious Vendor Fair
Fun, Shopping, Raffles, and MORE! Event is free admission. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 8:00 AM. Rancho Rio Equestrian Center 5320 Peacock Park Ln, Bakersfield, California 93308
Go Kart Racing
Kern County Cancer Run/Walk
From Paris to the Countryside
St Demiana Church Festival
Taste of the Arts
Health & Resource Fair
Crowder with The New Respects, Tedashii
SAVE THE DATE! Food, Scarecrow competition, Demonstrations, Seminars, Vendors and more! Saturday, October 15, 2016. 1 PM – 5 PM White Forest Nursery 300 Morning Dr, Bakersfield, California 93306
Trick or Treat Trail
Come join us for a day of family fun, meet some dogs, eat some food, and maybe take home a new family member! Activities include: face painting
pumpkin painting, carnival style games, Magical Moments Selfie Station, costume contest for dogs, pie eating contest for dogs, K9 Police, Wounded Hero’s, PAW-rade and more! Any inquiries call (661)832-7387 Saturday, October 15, 2016. 10 AM – 2 PM City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center
201 S Mount Vernon Ave, Bakersfield, California 93307
Healthy Harvest Senior Resource Fair
Community Fair – Feria de la Comunidad
ENTRADA GRATIS Boxeo, comida, Música, Vendedores, premios, Brincolines ¿Quiere vender algo? llame: 661.379.9956, 661-330-1082 Saturday, October 15, 2016. 6 PM – 9 PM Iglesia Cristiana Fairfax – Asambleas de Dios 1408 Marion Dr, Bakersfield, California 93307
FREE WORKSHOP – “Autumnal Transitions”
Story Time With Belle
5K Zombie Run for Your Lives
Big Red’s Buddies 2nd Annual Car Show
Actors Arena Spooky Octoberfest
Vendors: Sentsy, LulaRoe, Rulys Churro, Shimmer Chick Tactical Boutique, Usborne Books and More. For vendors information please contact Aquilla Sams (661)348-4396 If you would like to be a part of our talent show please contact us as well $10 per person $20 per group (661)348-4396 If you would like to donate any items our sponsor our event please feel free to contact us at the number above. Thank you! Sunday, October 23, 2016, 11:00 AM – 45:00 PM. The Actors Arena Bakersfield 2001 Westwind Drive #8, Bakersfield, California 93309
Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake in Bakersfield
Valley Baptist Church: Harvest Fest
Annual Church Fall Festival
Family Movie Summer Series ” Do You Believe”
Boo to You Breakfast Fundraiser
Optimal Cares Halloween Car Show
Hocus Pocus At The FOX!
$5 for Adults $3 for kids! The event says we can wear costumes! There will be treats and trivia! I’ll purchase the tickets together by October 15-as long as there are still tickets available. But 2 weeks before should be enough time before to buy? If anyone thinks we should buy sooner please voice that.Saturday, October 29 at 5 PM – 8 PM The Fox Theater Bakersfield 2001 H St, Bakersfield, California 93301
2nd Annual Trunk or Treat
Come celebrate Halloween with everyone here at the Lake Isabella Library! Free family fun! Family friendly costumes welcomed! Saturday, October 29 at 5 PM – 8 PM Lake Isabella Public Library 7054 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella, California 93240
Join us for our 20th Annual Fall Festival! We are proud to offer carnival games with free candy and prizes, a photo booth, bounce houses, face painting and tons of indoor activities for kids of all ages. We are also serving deep pit barbecue (available for purchase). Westside offers this event because we believe in sharing the love of Christ with our friends, family, and community. Come check it out on October 30th from 4-6pm. Don’t forget your costume! Sunday, October 30 at 4 PM – 6 PM Westside Church of Christ 7300 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93309
Light the Night – Harvest Festival
Light the Night is a safe alternative to trick-or-treating. We offer free carnival games, free candy, pie eating contests, and with the purchase of a $5 wristband you can enjoy all of the inflatables and a rock wall. There will be fun for the whole family! Sunday, October 30 at 6 PM – 8 PM
Calvary Chapel Bakersfield 6501 Schirra Ct, Bakersfield, California 93313
Fall Festival/Trunk or Treat 2016
Trunk or Treat
HARVEST FESTIVAL AT SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN
Safe Trick or Treat
out and bring your whole family. Please contact Anna Rubio for any additional information. Monday, October 31 at 5 PM – 7 PM Martin Luther King Park 1000 S. Owens 93307
HARVEST FESTIVAL AT FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH
Pumpkin Patch Trick or Treat
Trunk or Treat @ Discovery
24th Dia De Los Muertos Expo 2016 ( DDLM 2016 )
November 2nd is the Mexican Dia De Los Muertos- a day to remember and celebrate the memories of your loved ones. In Mexican Tradition, your loved ones’ spirits are given permission to return to earth on this day to join the festivities. By setting up altars with their pictures and mementos, you invite them to come to your “Pachanga” in their honor. Contact us to reserve a spot for your loved one’s altar.The Dia De Los Muertos Expo 2017 Will feature Folkloric as well as Traditional DDLM dance performances, a musical band featuring Marcos Reyes of WAR, Community Information, Food, and Muertos Wares. Wednesday, November 2 at 5 PM – 11 PM The Druids of Bakersfield CA #56 501 Sumner St, Bakersfield, California 93305
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