The weather is finally starting to cool down, leaves are falling and changing colors, everything has become pumpkin flavored, and Halloween is right around the corner.
It can only mean one thing: fall is in full swing! There is no better time to start checking off your fall bucket list and ensure that this October is the best one yet.
Get in the Spirit of These Fall Events Near You:
• Apple Hill Farm, just northeast of Placerville, is the perfect place for apple picking, hayrides, and taking in all the aesthetic beauty of the season. Filled with fruit orchards, tree farms, and wineries, Apple Hill is ideal for those looking for a fall getaway. For more information and directions visit here.
• Searching for a night of scares and fun? Fright Planet Park at the Sacramento Cal Expo is the place for you. But be warned, this spooky theme park isn’t for the faint of heart. Offering rides, haunted houses, and delicious food, desserts, and drinks, Fright Planet Park is sure to bring out the goosebumps and make for a ghostly Halloween experience. For tickets visit: frightplanet.com
• Bay Area locals will also have an abundance of options to spice up their fall and Halloween this October. The Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze have over 5 acres of homegrown pumpkins, making it one of the best selections of pumpkins in Sonoma County. And if you’re looking for a challenge, the Corn maze stretches across 4 acres and has an estimated completion time of almost an hour!
• Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s Fright Fest has become one of the most entertaining and popular activities of the Halloween season. Not recommended for children under 13 or those who scare easily, this otherwise family-friendly park transforms at night into a festival of haunts and exhilaration. For more information and tickets visit: frightfest.sixflags.com
No matter how you choose to spend your October, make sure to have fun and stay safe. For more ideas on how to kick off your fall visit: hauntedbay.com