Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in the Sacramento Area
October 4, 2021

Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in the Sacramento Area

It’s no secret that kids love Halloween and trick or treat in Sacramento. The magic of trunk or treat, dressing up, and setting out on a candy-collecting adventure is enough to make any child squeal with delight. But for many parents, the thought of chasing their little ghosts and goblins around the neighborhood isn’t something to which they look forward.

The good news is that Sacramento is home to many wonderful alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating… this year, skip the neighborhood chaos and head to one of these safe trick or treating events instead. We’ve put together our picks for the Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in Sacramento:

Our Featured Trick or Treat Events in Sacramento

Elk Grove Trunk Or Treat
Elk Grove Trunk Or Treat

ELK GROVE TRUNK OR TREAT

9261 Laguna Springs Drive, Elk Grove, CA
October 30, 2021 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Trunk or Treat Elk Grove Halloween is Back! Trunk-or-Treat provides a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience for kids and everyone in the family. This will take place at the Laguna Point Center parking lot at 9261 Laguna Springs Drive, Elk Grove.

They will have Candies, Face Painting, Spin the Wheel, Enter to Win raffle prizes, and more! So come on by and show your amazing costumes from 9 am to noon! Our local businesses would love to hand out treats for the whole family!

Trick or treat in Sacramento - Halloween Spooktacular
Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular

5150 Sunrise Ave., Fair Oaks, CA 95662
October 23, 2021 | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

MuVment Studio brings you a spooky way to celebrate Halloween! Every 30 minutes, MVT company dancers perform Halloween flash performances featuring Spooky Time, Hocus pocus, and Nightmare before Christmas. Walk through the spooky graveyard and a forest of creepy characters and enjoy the stage and boogie in between flash performances. Family-friendly haunted experience Trunk or treat and carnival games also await everyone in the haunted house.

Hop in the food court and enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers, fresh-popped popcorn, cotton candy, and lots of spooky fun Halloween treats. For more information, please visit their website.

Trunk or treat event - Celebrate Halloween at Hagan
Halloween at Hagan

Halloween at Hagan

2197 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
October 30, 2021 | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The annual Halloween event at Hagan event is back! Join the Hagan Community Center for trunk-or-treating, carnival games, a zombie run, themed obstacle course, and more. Before heading inside for all the action, your little ghosts and goblins can enjoy collecting treats at the annual Trunk-or-Treat in the Hagan Community Center parking lot. Admission is free for the Trunk-or-Treat.

Face coverings are required to attend the event and participate in all activities, including the Trunk-or-Treat. For more information, please visit their website.  

More Trick or Treat Events in the Greater Sacramento Area

Trick or treat in Sacramento - Fairytale Town Safe & Super Halloween
Fairytale Town Safe & Super Halloween

Fairytale Town Safe & Super Halloween

3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
October 16, 17, 23 & 24 , 2021 | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Something spooky is happening at Fairytale Town. There’s something strange in the neighborhood… it’s a giant marshmallow man! So put on your proton packs and come to Fairytale Town (AKA: “Spook Central”) for an evening of Safe & Super Family Fun! Enjoy four days of trick or treat and family-friendly fun activities in Sacramento! This Halloween event features treat stations, a costume parade, hands-on activities, and lots of fun.

The weekend event features Trick or Treat stations, family photo-ops, a nightly Costume Parade, live entertainment, games, arts & crafts, special guests, and plenty of surprises — but be careful you don’t get slimed! For more information, please visit their website.  

Celebrate Halloween - Trunk or Treat - North Sacramento Family Resource Center
Trunk or Treat – North Sacramento Family Resource Center

Trunk or Treat – North Sacramento Family Resource Center

2469 Rio Linda Blvd., Ste., Sacramento, CA 95815
October 23, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Halloween season with the North Sacramento Family Resource Center Team! Join the Trunk or Treat event and wear your spookiest costume. This event will occur at the parking lot (2469 Rio Linda Blvd) and follow the CDC Covid-19 safety guidelines.

Families will need to have updated family information forms and consents on file to participate in this free event. A North Sacramento staff member will contact you before the event to complete these registration documents over the phone if you have not completed them this year. For more information, please visit their website.  

Rio Linda Elverta Recreation & Park District
Halloween Trunk or Treat!

Halloween Trunk or Treat!

810 Oak Lane, Rio Linda, CA 95673
October 29, 2021 | 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Trick-or-Treating Fun for the Whole Family! Bring your family for a night of spooky fun at the Rio Linda Elverta Recreation & Park District’s FREE Halloween Trunk or Treat event! Children will walk through the Community Center Parking Lot and receive candy from festively decorated vehicles courtesy of its participating community members and local organizations. A fun, easy, and safe way to celebrate the Halloween Holiday!

Pre-Registration is REQUIRED for this event! For more information, please click the link HERE.

KW Spooky event in 2021
KW Trunk or Treat 2021

KW Trunk or Treat 2021

4080 Truxel Road, Suite # 100, Sacramento, CA 95834
October 29, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Trunk-or-treat at KW Sac Metro means to celebrate Halloween and bring them to its parking lot. You can bring your family to go from car to car and get candy and treats! Just another way KW Sac Metro serves our community, to make sure your Halloween event is both safe and fun for your family.


So, whether you live in Natomas, Citrus Heights, Roseville, Rancho Cordova, Rocklin, or anywhere near its Brokerage, they invite you to bring your family to their location in Natomas. They’re conveniently located just off Highway 80! Join us for a straightforward and safe alternative to traditional trick or treat in Sacramento. For more information, please click the link HERE.

Pumpkins and Planes - Halloween in the Air Park
Pumpkins and Planes – Halloween in the Air Park

Pumpkins and Planes – Halloween in the Air Park

3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan, CA 95652
October 30, 2021 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Celebrate Halloween early with Amelia Bearhart and friends on Saturday, October 30, in their huge outdoor Air Park. Fly on by for trick-or-treating, music, Halloween-themed activities, and games for the whole family! $15 General Admission (Ages 4+) FREE to Children 3 and Under.

For more information, please visit their website.  

Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat
Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat

Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat

46 Natoma St., Folsom, CA 95630
October 30 , 2021 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Folsom Police and Fire Departments for their first-ever Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat on Saturday, October 30, at the parking lot in front of the Folsom Police Department. Participants are encouraged to come in costume (no costumes that include weapons, please) and collect treats. At the same time, they explore police cars and fire trucks, check out SWAT equipment, meet K-9 and Mounted Officers, Police Officers, Firefighters, and much more!

The Halloween event is free to the public. Parking is available at Folsom City Hall or Folsom Community Center. For more information, please visit their website.  

Trick or Treat at SCM in Sacramento
Trick or Treat at SCM

Trick or Treat at SCM

2701 Prospect Park Dr, Ste 120, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
|October 31, 2021 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Calling all boos and ghouls, join in for a fun day of trick or treat in Sacramento featuring multiple candy stations, outside play, art activities, and more! Sacramento Children’s Museum is hosting Trick or Treat on Halloween morning. There will be 10 am, and 11 am sessions. The event is free, but they welcome donations of new or gently used children’s books for its lending library.

Capacity is limited, so registration is required. All its activities will be held outside. The wearing of masks is recommended but not required. Dress-up is highly encouraged. For more information, please visit their website.

Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in Sacramento

If the thought of chasing your little ghosts and goblins around the neighborhood isn’t something you’re excited about, we hope that one of these Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in Sacramento will offer you and your family a safe, fun alternative to traditional trick-or-treating this Halloween.

More things to do in Sacramento with Kids…

Have you visited any pumpkin patches this fall yet? Check out our top 10 picks for pumpkin patches in Sacramento.

Looking for more things to do with kids in Sacramento? Sacramento offers countless opportunities for fun! Check out our list of things to do in Sacramento, or browse the Places to Go section.


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Michele is a freelance writer based in Sacramento county. She lives in Elk Grove with her husband, two children and four cats. Michele is proud of her role as a working mother and maintains a full-time career. Writing is one of Michele’s passions and she aims to share her unique perspective on parenting through the written word.

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