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Celebrate all things Halloween in #DowntownSac!

Frankie Wenson

We are creeping it real downtown this Halloween season! October is almost over and if you haven’t been to a pumpkin patch, watched any scary movies or had any cavities from eating too much candy… you still have a chance. Trick-or-treat yourself this season and head to #DowntownSac to get in all your last-minute celebrations and costumes before October 31st!

Ghost Tours – October 25th – 26th

You will be DYING to get on this tour! Don’t miss out on the Sacramento History Museum’s last weekend of Ghost Tours where you will hear true stories of all of the “murders, mayhem and tragedies” that have happened in Sacramento for more than 150 years ago.

Note: Tour is not recommended for children 8 years old and under.

This tour is currently SOLD OUT

 Spookomotive Train Ride – October 26th – 27th

All aboard the spookiest train of the season! Join the California State Railroad Museum for a diesel-powered train ride that is all decked out in Halloween décor with themed rides, entertainment and a tasty treat. The theme for this weekend is Superheroes and Villains! Riders will have to gather together all of their superpowers and help the superhero on board defeat a villain who has compromised the train ride.

Get tickets here

Old Sacramento Waterfront District Trick-or-Treat – October 27th

Is it even really a Halloween event if you don’t get candy!? There are no tricks but all the treats at the Waterfront this weekend for all the good boys and ghouls at participating locations. Merchants and business owners participating will have a Trick-or-Treat poster in their window and will be handing out candy from 12pm – 3pm while supplies lasts.


A free map of all participating merchants and businesses can be picked up at the Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum (1200 Front St.).

FREE event

Evangeline’s Costume Mansion

If you are looking for the perfect Halloween outfit look no further! Located at the Old Sacramento Waterfront, Evangeline’s Costume Mansion is a person dream for dressing up, filling two whole floors of costumes, wigs, masks and so much more to make your wardrobe ideas a reality. The best part about it is that they are open year-round so your imagination doesn’t have to stop when the clock strikes midnight on October 31st. You have the opportunity to visit the historic building 1, 10 or 100 times throughout the year while taking a journey through each of their 8 separate rooms categorized by themed costumes to make your shopping experience even easier. Get lost in all of the costume possibilities that you can come up with next time you visit the epic costume mansion!

Now that you have the rundown of the most Spooktacular events happening this weekend it’s time for you to grab your friends and eat, drink and be scary.


Happy Halloween!