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October marks the beginning of the busy holiday season and family time for most of us. The fun started off with the kids’ fall break in early October, and next in line is the Halloween season!


Let’s forget for a minute that many stores are already decked with Christmas ornaments and enjoy what’s around us this Halloween month. Here’s what we have gathered so far…

Smith Family Farm's Pumpkin Harvest, Open until October 31, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 4430 Sellers Avenue, Brentwood

Halloween is not complete without a stop at Smith Family Farm’s Pumpkin Harvest! Activities include a hayride to the pumpkin patch where the whole family can pick their own pumpkin to take home, live interactive music performances, educational displays, a corn maze, a replica Miwok Indian village, a barnyard animal area, a country store, and a picnic area.


Check out the details and weekend events and activities here.


Open to the public 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. everyday. Admission is $9 on weekdays and $10 of weekends. Please note that they only accept cash and check payments. Group reservations are available Monday through Friday.


Brentwood Pumpkin Fest, Open until October 31. Technology Court, Brentwood, behind Autozone and Jack In The Box. Open on Fridays 4-10pm, Saturdays 10am-10pm, Sundays 10am-9pm.

Aside from pumpkins, the Brentwood Pumpkin Fest offers 3 different haunted houses for all age groups, a petting zoo, bounce houses, rock wall, trikes, glitter tattoos, fabulous feet dance performers, and lots of other fun activities for the whole family!


Check out the Brentwood Pumpkin Fest event flyer for more details.


City of Brentwood’s 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Park, Scarecrows will be displayed in the City Park beginning October 17. Brentwood City Park, 710 Second Street in Downtown Brentwood

Design and build your own scarecrow! Sign up with the Brentwood Parks and Recreation Department. Registration deadline: 5 pm, Friday, October 10. Ribbons awarded in two categories: Non-Professional or Design Professional. Stop by the Parks and Recreation Department to pick up your registration form or download from Fee is $15 per scarecrow, Class #14612. Check out the event flyer here.

Harvest Festival in Oakley, October 18 (Saturday), 12:00-4:00 p.m. Oakley Civic Center Plaza

Come enjoy the Annual Harvest Festival in Oakley with activities for the whole family, including a costume parade around a park, a special costume parade for canine friends and various activities for kids. More information here: Oakley’s Recreation Guide for Fall/Winter 2014


Halloween Bingo, October 24 (Friday), 6-9pm. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Brentwood Senior Activity Center, 193 Griffith Lane, Brentwood $20 Senior Club Members, $25 Non-Members; Bingo and Costume Contest #14539

Bingo and costume contest! Come in costume or not! Price includes Joanne’s famous Hobo stew, bread, and dessert, one 6-face/10-game bingo packet and dauber. To register, call the Brentwood Parks and Recreation Department at 925-516-5444. Check out the event flyer for more information and registration form.


The City of Brentwood proudly presents... Movies in the Park, October 24 (Friday), 7:00 p.m. Brentwood City Park, 710 Second Street in Downtown Brentwood

Featuring “Hotel Transylvania" on the big screen in City Park, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair, picnic dinner, and blankets! Check out the event flyer here. For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 925-516-5444.


Bewitching Fun Event, October 25 (Saturday), 1:00-3:00 p.m. Sand Creek Crossing, Sand Creek Road, Brentwood

Trick or treat at participating stores, enjoy free entertainment, balloon artistry, face-painting, pumpkin giveaways, and more. Check out the event flyer here.

Brentwood Hometown Halloween, October 25 (Saturday), 5:00-7:30 p.m. First and Oak Streets, Downtown Brentwood


Trick or Treat in Downtown Brentwood on First and Oak Streets from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Merchants can set up a booth at the event. Sponsored by the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce and Sutter Delta Medical Center.


For more information about the event or if you are interested in setting up a booth check out the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce website events.

Halloween Spooktacular and Pet Adoption, October 26 (Sunday), 11:00-2:00 p.m. Streets of Brentwood, 2565 Sand Creek Road, Brentwood.


The Contra Costa Humane Society and The Streets of Brentwood present Spooktacular & Pet Adoption Day! Trick or treat at participating retail stores. Participate in a variety of activities like family and pet costume contest, Tumble Time bus, visit animal rescue group booths and find your next furry friend, blood donation drive, etc. Nominal fees apply for the contests and Tumble Time bus. For more information, check out the event flyer or visit or call 925-279-2247 x 306. All proceeds benefit CCHS animals and programs in Contra Costa County. (Note: Event flyer here)


Annual All Saints & Angels Carnival, October 31 (Friday), Time TBD. Immaculate Heart of Mary church, 500 Fairview Avenue, Brentwood


IHM’s Annual All Saints and Angels Carnival is on this October 31st in the early evening. This is a free event with carnival games, prizes, and more! This is a safe and family friendly night for IHM parishioners. No scary or demonic costumes, please. We are still confirming the event time, but last year it was from 5:30-8:00 p.m.


Circus Night, October 31 (Friday), 6:00-9:00 p.m. Harvest Time Assembly of God, 2200 Ventura Drive, Brentwood

The Harvest Time Assembly of God is having their Circus Night on October 31 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Have a fun and safe Halloween night with jumpy houses, hay rides, rock climbing, games, prizes, and bikes given away every 30 minutes. They offer for $1 the following meal: hotdogs, nachos, popcorn, lemonade. This annual free admission event is always fun and enjoyable for kids!

Have a fun and safe Halloween Season from all of us at!


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Page created in October 2014 so some information may be outdated after some time. is NOT an organizer of any of these events and do not have more detailed information about them. We are providing this list as a service to our readers but do not guarantee that all information above is correct and current. Please contact the event organizers if you would like more details on any of the events.