Fresno Events October
- Big Fresno Fair - the name says it all. Great big family fun. October 5-16, 2005
- Pumpkin Patch at Cobb Ranch - October 1-31. Located off Rio Mesa Boulevard Exit at Hwy. 41, across from the Children's Hospital. Admission $3 per person includes Pumpkin Patch, Animal Farm, Mini-Maze, Playground and much more. Admission $5 per person includes educational presentation, one pumpkin per visitor, animal farm visit, and wagon ride. 559-439-0606
- Simonian Farms' Pumpkin Patch. Go see the largest selection of pumpkins in the valley at affordable prices. Simonian Farms also has corn stalks, gourds, Halloween harvest decorations and hay bales for your seasonal decorating needs. For the little ones, Simonian?s features a free haunted caboose and corn maze and also offers free after school hayrides around the ranch.Date: October 8-31. Time: 8 AM-6:30 PM.Location: Simonian Farms (Clovis Ave & Jensen). Cost: Free! 559-237-2294
- 11th Annual Haunt in the Park. Roeding Park?s Storyland and Playland become haunted for Halloween fun! The park will feature special attractions as well as your favorite rides lit up and available all night. This spooktacular event is targeted for children 14 and under ? a good scare for the entire family!October 20, 23, 27, 31 from 6-10 PM.
Location: Rotary Storyland & Playland in Roeding Park.
Cost: Haunted Park $10 adults, $8 Kids, Unlimited Rides $6.25, Combo $12.50.
- Zoo Boo. For Halloween, the zoo animals are joined by little hobglobins trick or treating, playing carnival games and just having fun. Older kids will enjoy the spine tingling frights of the Haunted Jungle!! Date: 10/22/05Time: 5 to 8 pm. Cost: Adults $12, Children $10. Location: Chaffee Zoo in Roeding Park. 559-264-5988
- Fresno Cooks. Date: October 22.Time: 10 AM-5 PM. Location: Fresno Convention Center.559-490-5809 (CANCELLED)
- Rockin' for Relief. Date: October 23.Time: 12-10PM. Location: the Vineyard (Shaw & Blackstone).
- North Fresno Rotary Oktoberfest. Date:October 23 . Time: 1-6 PM. Location: Coombs Ranch
- Clovis Area Recreation "Say Boo to Drugs" Haunted House.Date: October 27-31. Location: 3495 Clovis Avenue.559-324-2780
- Central California Winegrowers' Fall Wine Cornucopia 2005. Showcases Central California wines, cheeses, and olive oils, top quality baked goods, specialty fall crops, local artists, SAKE, and live jazz. Date: October 29. Time: 2-6 PM
Location: Grizzlies Stadium. Cost: $30.00 in advance (from Ticketmaster.com and Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center Box Office) & $35.00 the day of.559-618-1856
- Pelco Masquerade Ball -Toys for Tots Fundraiser. Date: October 29. Time:7 PM-Midnight. Location: Fresno Convention Center ? Valdez Hall.559-292-1981
- Trick or Treat in the Mall. Sierra Vista Mall provides a safe and fun trick or treat experience with participating retailers and spooky music and activities at center court. Don?t miss the free photo opportunity from October 21 st-31 st at the ?haunted Halloween gazebo? located at Center Court ? capturing your ghouls and boos inner spookiness!
Date: October 31 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Location: Sierra Vista Mall Cost: Free for children 3-12 years of age.559-262-4271
- Halloween in the Tower. The Tower District is re-igniting the biggest Halloween party to ever hit the Central Valley. The event will feature a live performance from Fresno?s most colorful, costumed band, Sippy and Old Guzzler. Additionally, there will be a huge costume contest with fabulous prizes, ghoulish brews, tricky treats, and of course hundreds of incredible costumes. Date:October 31 ? 6-10 PM. Time: 6:00 - 10:00 pm. Location: Tower Theater Parking Lot Cost: $10 in costume, $15 not in costume. 559.497.8362
- Halloween on the Fulton Mall. Enjoy some pre-Halloween fun! Dress in costume and visit participating merchants on the mall for safe and fun trick or treating. Costume contests will be held - with prizes going to the very best! Date: 10/30/05 Time: 12 to 3 pm. Location: Fulton Mall - Downtown Fresno. Cost: Free. 559-490-9966.
- Newman's Center Renaissance Festival - A community fixture since the late 1960's, the annual Fresno event is held on the last weekend in October. For two days the grounds of the Newman Center (across from Bulldog Stadium) are transformed into a Renaissance style open-air market.