We want to be safe, we want the best experiences, and fun times for our kids and the entire family. We searched and compiled a list of activities that will allow you to have a safe Halloween weekend right here in Oakland!
Oakland Parks & Recreation is holding Halloween festivities at several recreation centers this weekend:
- Friday, October 28. A Monster Jam will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Dimond Recreation Center, 3860 Hanly Road. The Halloween-themed pajama-jam party for youngsters ages 4 to 12 will have arts and crafts, games, a dance party and a monstrous dinner. $5 admission.
- Friday, October 28. Halloween Funky Fright Fest at the Willie Keyes Recreation Center, 3131 Union St., from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday will have live music by DJ Mo Thriller, a haunted house (closes at 7 p.m.), a monster dash dance and a costume contest with a $25 prize. The party is for youngsters age 6 to 12; free.
- Saturday, October 29. A Harvest Festival Pumpkin Patch is planned for 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Carmen Flores Recreation Center, 1637 Fruitvale Ave. There will be free hot dogs, cookie decorating, jumpers and pumpkins for the picking.
- Saturday, October 29. A Halloween Fall Carnival will be noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln Square Recreation Center, 250 10th St. The carnival for children ages 5 to 12 will have games, treats and a child-friendly haunted house. The carnival is being put on by the Lincoln Square Recreation Center and UC Berkeley Circle K International Service Group.
Last, but not least, check out our friends over at City Slicker Farms who are hosting a Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 29. The Harvest Festival is fun for the entire family-- featuring a farmers market, games, workshops, a Dia de los Muertos celebration, live music, tours and more fun! See the flyer below.