Celebrate Halloween with fun and safe alternatives to trick or treating in Bakersfield

Costumes encouraged

How to celebrate Halloween without approaching strangers' houses at night.


Boo at the Zoo
California Living Museum (CALM) Zoo
October 26 & 27
See Kern County animals and dress as your favorite animal... or superhero, or princess.
Adults – $9
Seniors (60+) – $7
Children (3-12) – $5
Children under 3 – Free
10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93306


30th Safe Halloween
Kern County Museum
October 30 - 31
The Halloween fair has attractions for children like trick or treating candy stations, a sledding hill, bounce houses, pedal carts and more.
$10 tickets, $8 for museum members

Kern County Trunk or Treat
North Chester frontage road north of Norris Road
October 31, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The event will include free trick or treating for the kids, and a bounce house.  Everyone is invited to attend this event.  Area participants include the CHP, Kern County Fire Department, Sheriff’s Office and Oildale community groups.

Light the Night
A fun and safe alternative to Halloween on our church campus where we provide food and games as well as lots of candy for the kids.
Calvary Chapel
6501 Schirra Court, Bakersfield
(661) 397-6000

Free Family Fun
October 31, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Families will enjoy carnival style games, a petting zoo, a 24 ft. rock climbing wall, bounce houses, face painting, bracelet making, a paintball shoot, hay ride and so much more.
Olive Drive Church
5500 Olive Drive

Harvest Fest
October 31, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Bounce houses, games and food will mean fun for all.
Valley Baptist
4800 Fruitvale Ave.

Games And Goodies for Souls (GAGS)
October 26, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
There will be free games and hay rides, dinner for purchase available and a live band.
St. John's Lutheran Church
4500 Buena Vista Rd

Trunk or Treat Halloween 
October 31, 6:30 p.m.
Children walk car to car with their parents in a safe trick or treating environment.
Garden Community Church
900 22nd Street

4th Annual Trunk or Treat
October 30, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
There will be multiple stations passing out treats and offering activities for kids. Dinner will also be provided at no cost. All residents of the area are invited to attend.
Planz Park (corner of Planz Rd. & S H St.)

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