Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in the Sacramento Area
October 23, 2020

Top 10 Places for Kids to Trick or Treat in the Sacramento area: It’s no secret that kids love Halloween. The magic of 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 the Sacramento area:

Drive-thru Trunk or Treat

GradePower Learning
9261 Laguna Springs Drive. Ste.120 Elk Grove CA 95758
Saturday, October 31, 2020 | 9 – 12:30 PM PDT

Come stop by Laguna Point on the corner of Laguna Springs Dr. and Laguna Blvd. We will be having a drive-thru Trunk-or-Treat or Trick-or-Treat on Halloween morning.

So come on by and show us your amazing costumes. Local businesses would love to hand out treats for the whole family!

Hallow’s Eve Virtual Game Night

Code Ninjas
Online – Elk Grove CA 95624
Friday, October 30th, 2020 | 6 – 10 PM

Spook Night! Parents Night Out. Kids enjoy 2 hours of Virtual Gaming Scares with friends at-home on Oct. 30 from 6 – 8 pm. Parents enjoy 2 hours to themselves. For ages 7-14 yrs. old. All online activity is monitored and led by Senseis to make sure everyone is having a fun time.

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Rio Linda Parks Halloween Trunk-or-Treat

Rio Linda Elverta Recreation and Park District Community Center
810 Oak Lane, Rio Linda, California 95673

Get creative with your design! We would love to see anything spooky, wacky, funny, retro or even just plain traditionally scary! We would like
our car-booths to collectively display our community’s special brand of energy and spirit! Your display, costumes, and interactions should be engaging to children looking on from the backseat of a vehicle.

13th Annual Costumes & Cans!

Precision Dance Center
911 Washington Blvd, Ste 201 Roseville CA 95678
Sunday, October 25, 2020 | 10 – 2 PM PDT

They are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Enchanted Images for the first time and co-sponsor the 13th Annual “Costumes & Cans.” Please share this charitable event with your family and friends so we can make the biggest possible impact and fill the shelves of the Placer Food Bank!

Drive-Thru City Spooktacular

Rancho Cordova City Hall
2779 Prospect Park Dr., Rancho Cordova CA 95670
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 4 – 6 PM PDT

Stop by Rancho Cordova City Hall on Wednesday, October 28 for a special drive-thru Halloween event hosted by the City of Rancho Cordova! The event will feature a haunted drive-thru experience with spooky displays created by city staff, trick-or-treat giveaways, music and more! This event takes place in the City of Rancho Cordova, which is part of the Sacramento region.

Halloween Trunk or Treat car show

Rods & Mods Car Shows
6041 Sunrise Boulevard Citrus Heights CA 95610
Friday, October 30, 2020 | 4 – 8 PM PDT

This event is free to the public, ticket purchases are only to register your vehicle and reserve your spot. when purchasing your ticket please include your year, make and model in the notes. Join us Friday October 30th 4 to 8pm for Rods & Mods 2020 Trunk or Treat car show. All vehicles are welcome to attend, be sure to decorate and wear your favorite Halloween costume.

Trunk or Treat

LifePointe Christian Church
10291 E Stockton Blvd Elk Grove CA 95624
Saturday, October 31, 2020 | 5 – 7 PM PDT

Looking for a safe way to celebrate Halloween this year? We have the socially-distanced sweets for your little Boos! Join us in our parking lot for a FREE Trunk or Treat candy hunt and a self-serve photo booth!

As part of our effort to keep everyone healthy and safe, we request all guests to reserve a time slot in advance. This enables us to control capacity and limit the number of guests who are within the event at any given time.

Pumpkins and Planes Halloween Festival

Aerospace Museum of California
3200 Freedom Park Drive Sacramento CA 95652
Saturday, October 31, 2020 | 12 – 3 PM PDT

Join us in our huge Outdoor Air Park on Saturday, October 31 from 12pm – 3pm for physically distanced trick-or-treating, activities, and games for the whole family! Limited tickets are available! Includes Air Park and Indoor Museum admission. Indoor access subject to change based on Sacramento County COVID-19 guidelines. $10 General admission applies to all ages. Masks are required for guests 3+.


Heartstoppers Haunted House
2300 Mine Shaft Ln, Rancho Cordova CA 95742
October 29-31, 2020

Sacramento’s scariest, longest-running, and highest-rated haunted house. There is a lot about us that you might not know. For the first 10 years, we built our home haunt for Halloween night. Our goal was always simple; to give trick-or-treaters a great time while making them squirm in terror. Now going into our 11th year as a pro haunt / haunted house, we have taken that love of Halloween to the next level.

Sac Dance Lab Halloween Fest

Sac Dance Lab
1807 Tribute Rd Sacramento CA 95185
Friday, October 30, 2020 | 7 – 9 PM PDT

Warm-up at the barre with basic exercises, continue with an adagio and/or allegro in the center, and finish with across the floor combinations.

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

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 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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