Halloween is next week, and there are lots of festivities happening throughout the Valley. There are haunted houses, coffin races, pumpkin-carving, trick-or treating, arts & crafts, and more. We’ll keep updating our list of events for Napa County as we find more, and if you have an event you’d like to see added to the list, please contact us.
OxBOO Fall Festival
Saturday, October 28, 9 am-noon
Oxbow Commons, Napa
The OxBOO Festival celebrates Halloween fun and raises money for community youth programs. You’re invited to participate in the Family Bike Ride, 5K Zombie Run, or Coffin Races. Learn to do the “Thriller” dance and perform it at the festival. Live music all day by Notorious, plus festival food, and pumpkin races. Guess the weight of the ginormous pumpkin — the closest guess wins the pumpkin!
Hometown Halloween Party
Saturday, October 28. 11 am-2 pm
Enjoy a safe afternoon of trick or treating in downtown Napa. Visit stores with orange and black balloons.
Halloween at Bel Aire Plaza
Saturday, October 28, 11 am-2 pm
Bel Aire Plaza, Napa
This annual event features trick or treating around the plaza, a costume contest and photos, face painting, and balloon artists.
Yountville Halloween Carnival
Saturday, October 28, 2-5 pm
Yountville Community Center
Your little ghouls and goblins can play carnival games, create their own potions and wands, paint a pumpkin, and decorate a sugar skull at this free family-friendly event. Although attendees will go home with plenty of prizes and loot, they will not receive any candy. The Yountville Elemetary School PTA will be selling hotdogs and popcorn and healthy snacks will be available as well. Costume contest at 4 pm.
Howl-O-Ween Haunt at Evil Vines Cemetery
Saturday, October 28, 7-9 pm
Evil Vines Cemetery, Napa
Each October the Evil Vines Cemetery appears, filled with tricks and treats for all ages. Evil Vines Cemetery is a free, outdoor yard haunt benefiting Ella’s Cathouse & Catnip Bar. Guests can brave a trip to the treat bowl and venture through eerie cemetery paths. Stop by for a ghostly good time and bring a donation or an item from Ella’s Wish List — because there’s nothing scarier than a homeless pet!
Family Halloween Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, October 29, 8-10 am
Napa Valley College, Napa
Please join Congressman Mike Thompson for a very special Community Pancake Breakfast to honor firefighters, first responders, and fire survivors. This is a very family-friendly event with face painting, apple bobbing, pumpkin painting, and more! This event is free to attend, but donations to the Napa Valley Community Foundation are strongly encouraged.
Sunday, October 29, 10 am-noon
Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, St. Helena
Farmstead invites you to join them for pumpkin carving and apple cider! Cost is $10 per child, which includes a pumpkin and a toolkit. Assistant carvers (adults) are complimentary.
Family Funday Special Edition: Spooky Treats
Sunday, October 29, 1:30-2:45 pm
The CIA at Copia, Napa
Spend a day at the Ghoulinary Institute of America for some spooky Halloween sugar-filled fun! In this demonstration-style class, you’ll learn how to make some of favorite Halloween treats, including Witches Fingers, Halloweenies, and Sorcerer’s Brew, oh my! Come in costume! All superheroes, princesses, and superhero princesses, welcome! Warning! This class contains nuts and lots of sugar.
The Ghoulinary Institute at Gravestone – Haunted House
Sunday, October 29, 4-7 pm
The CIA at Greystone, St. Helena
he Ghoulinary Institute of America at Gravestone hosts its fifth annual Harvest Festival and Haunted House, featuring fun for kids of all ages! To gain admission, you are encouraged to bring a canned good (or non-perishable food item), which will go to the Napa Valley Food Bank or a cash donation, which will go to Redwood Credit Union Community Fund for North Bay Fire Relief. Costumes encouraged!
No Sweet Trick or Treat with CRC
Tuesday, October 31, 10-11 am
Community Resources for Children, Napa
The popular No Sweet Trick or Treat is back! Bring your children, come in costume, and trick-or-treat (for non-food/candy items) at Community Resources for Children! Children who participate will trick-or-treat through our building, vote for their favorite decorated pumpkin, and enjoy some spooky stories. Requires pre-registration.
Trick or Treat & Sight Night
Tuesday, October 31, 3-7 pm
Napa Premium Outlets, Napa
Ghosts, goblins and ghouls are invited to have a spooktacular time trick-or-treating at participating merchants throughout the center. The event is free but guests are encouraged to bring a pair of used children or adult prescription eyeglasses and/or sunglasses. All glasses are refurbished, donated to underprivileged youth and those in need, benefiting the Lions Club International and the Give the Gift of Sight Foundation.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley 36th Annual Halloween Carnival
Tuesday, October 31, 4:30-8 pm
Napa Clubhouse, Napa
The Halloween Carnival is a free, fun, and safe evening for everyone in our community. The Napa Clubhouse transforms into a ghoulish arena that is appropriate for kids of all ages, featuring booths for face painting, fortune telling, and contests. Game areas include basketball shots, golf, mummy wrapping, and bean bag toss.