Fun Halloween Activities in Chico, CA

Halloween fun in Chico for all ages

Halloween has become one of America’s favorite holidays. It’s a spooky but fun day (and night) for all ages. Some love the spooky part, and others not so much. So here are some fun Halloween activities in Chico, CA that are suitable for different ages and tastes.

For the little ones – More fun – and less “BOO!”

Not so Scary Halloween Camp

Dorothy F. Johnson Center

775 E 16th St. #6656, Chico, CA

Mon, Oct 25 – Fri, Oct 29 from 1:00-3:00 PM.

This event is all-in on the fun part of Halloween without the scary bit getting in the way—especially designed for the young ones in the 3-6 year range. The camp features the fun side of Halloween such as dressing up in costumes, painting pumpkins, and other fall crafts without all the creepy scary stuff.

For more details and to register see ActiveKids


Pumpkin Festival & Children’s Costume Contests

Chico Marketplace – 1950 20th St., Chico, CA.

Sat, October 30 from 12-3 PM

This is a great fun-filled afternoon of Halloween Activities in the Chico Marketplace. It’s geared for the kids (as well as the young at heart). The event features pumpkin decorating and Halloween costume contests right in the Chico Marketplace. Jack and Sally characters will be on board to oversee the contests. Space is limited and tickets are available on Eventbrite

Halloween activities in Chico, CA for all (or most) age groups

Since Halloween is for all ages, here are some Chico Halloween activities that are great for almost everyone.

Haunted House – Open to the Public Scholarship Fundraiser

Sat, Oct 23 – Arrive between 6:00-9:00 PM -No registration required

1361 Hawthorne Ave, Chico, CA

Welcome to our haunted house…Come on in – if you dare!

Have some fun for a good cause and take a walk through the haunted house. Please note that this event is geared towards teenagers and adults as getting a good scare is part of the fun.

This event is hosted by Thrive After School Enrichment Program. There is a $3 per person minimum going towards scholarships to Thrive. For details see this Facebook page

Halloween Skate Spooktacular

Fri, Oct 29, 7;00-9:00 PM

Chico State WREC

250 Cherry St., Chico, CA

Get fit AND have great Halloween fun at the Chico State WREC. The Associated Students of the California State University is hosting a Halloween Skate Spooktacular. Enjoy a spooky night of roller skating. This event also features a live DJ along with free snacks and drinks. For more details see this Facebook page.


Chico Fall Carnival

Fri, Oct 294-10 PM

There is nothing like a carnival in the Chico Marketplace for fun Halloween activities. There is something for you and just about everyone here. This year it is going to be bigger and better with more rides, games, and food than ever before. This event runs from Oct 29th through Nov 7th (M-Th) from 4:00-10:00 PM.

For the Grown-Up Kids…

Unwined Kitchen & Bar Halloween Bash

980 Mangrove Ave, Chico CA

Fri, Oct 298-11 PM

Time for the adults to put on their costumes and celebrate a bit. Unwined Kitchen & Bar will have food and drink along with music courtesy of Mullet Mechanix. There will be costume and dance contests as well as prizes including a $50 prize for the best costume. More information and tickets can be found at Eventbrite. Tickets at Eventbrite.

Halloween events are just a snapshot of what you’re getting into when you become part of this city. You can experience all the fun and excitement all year round! If you’re looking for a place to put down roots, choose Chico, CA. Start your search for a Chico property today. Connect with a trusted and experienced agent who will help you find your home.