Now that fall is in full swing, it’s time to break out the pumpkins, head to cozy festivals, and treat yourself to autumnal treats if you haven’t already started. That’s why this week we’re going local and highlighting some fantastic events happening in Malibu and around the area. Here are some of the best fall things to do right now….
Hocus Pocus – Movie at the Bluffs Park
Amuck. Amuck! Amuck! Amuck! Saturday, Oct 19 head over to Malibu Bluffs Park from 5-8 pm for a free outdoor viewing of Hocus Pocus.
Check out the Facebook event page here.
October 19 & 20
Calabasas Pumpkin Festival
Our fellow pumpkin lovers will be delighted with the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival happening Saturday and Sunday Oct 19 & 20 during the day from 10-5 pm. Visitors can enjoy pumpkin patches, pumpkin flavoured treats including pie and beer, train rides, boutique shops, and more throughout the weekend event.
Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas, CA 91301
October 19, 20, 26, 27
Fall Harvest Festival
Throughout the next two weekends, the 22nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival is happening from 9-6 pm. Get in the fall spirit with pumpkins, live music, vendors and more.
Underwood Family Farms, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark, California 93021
The 2019 Halloween Carnival is going on this year at Bluffs Park in Malibu. The event is Friday, Oct 25 from 3-5:30 pm. Admission is free, and guests can enjoy a variety of activities from trick or treating, games, prizes, food trucks, and fun for the whole family.
For more information, see the Facebook event page here.
Our Lady of Malibu Fall Family Festival
Saturday, Oct 26 from 12-6 pm bring the family over to Our Lady of Malibu Fall Family Festival for live music with singer-songwriters, a celebrity DJ, food vendors, bungee jumps, carnival games, haunted houses, and a variety of other games and activities that the entire family can enjoy. Admission is free!
3625 South Winter Canyon Road, Malibu
Trick-or-Treat Trail Along the Lake
Families can get together on Saturday, Oct 26 from 10-3pm for the Trick-or-Treat Trail Along the Lake. Come dressed up for family fun with costume parades, craft stations, and lots of Halloween festivities.
See the Facebook event page here.
Halloween in MaliBOO
Head over to Malibu Country Mart to turn Malibu into “MaliBOO.” There will be trick or treating, Halloween-themed arts and crafts, as well as face painting and more for the kids to enjoy this fall season.
The event will take place on Sunday, Oct 27 from 12-2 pm.
Check out the Facebook even page here.
It’s Halloween! Get all dressed up and venture over to your favorite neighbourhood for trick-or-treating. Really hoping for LOTS of Reese’s Cups this year. 😉
If you don’t have kids and perhaps out grown trick-or-treating, throw your own Halloween party (or go to your best friend’s Halloween party instead)!
Christa Adams is a writer, photographer, and sustainable traveler based in Barcelona. She’s been traveling solo since 2014 has a passion for the outdoors, coffee culture, and exploring quaint European towns. Follow her adventures at www.thespiritedexplorer.com.