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Top 10 Halloween Happenings in the 209
1. Fantozzi Farms Sept. 26 – Oct. 21 Friday/Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

This isn’t your average pumpkin patch! Patterson’s Fantozzi Farms celebrates its 13th annual fall event with the renowned, cleverly themed corn maze (haunted tours available every Friday and Saturday night), pumpkin patch, and courtyard attractions such as hay rides, corn canons and a petting zoo.

2665 Sperry Ave., Patterson
(209) 892-2015

FantozziFarms.com2. Manteca Pumpkin Fair Oct. 3-4 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Each year, Downtown Manteca attracts thousands for the Sunrise Kiwanis Club’s Annual Pumpkin Fair. The two-day event will include more than 150 local vendors, a haunted house, car show, carnival and several pumpkin-themed events.

Downtown Manteca

MantecaPumpkinFair.org3. Del’Osso Farms Oct. 3-31 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The valley’s famous corn maze and pick your own pumpkin patch is back again with even more family-fun activities that include the Bucking Pumpkin, country store, food court, zip line, a haunted castle, photo ops, pumpkin blaster and much more.

26 Stewart Rd., Lathrop
(209) 982-0833

PumpkinMaze.com4. Frightmare Farms Thursday – Saturday every weekend in October, Sunday openings are Oct. 25 and Nov. 1

Located 20 minutes southeast of Merced in Plainsburg, this terrifying attraction is sure to scare and is not intended for the faint of heart! A trip through the farm includes a terrifying barnyard experience, the frightmare express haunted hayride, or the Zombie Raid.

FrightmareFarms.com5. ASMJC Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

The Modesto Junior College’s student government and campus clubs will host the annual Halloween Carnival and Haunted House.

(209) 575-6704

6. Wicked Wine Stroll 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Oct. 17

Downtown Lodi’s many tasting rooms and local shops will host the wine-inspired stroll. The event showcases regional wineries, who will be pouring their latest fall vintages along with appetizers.

(209) 367-7840, ext. 100
Downtown Lodi

7. Preston Castle’s Halloween Haunt and Costume Ball 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights from Oct. 16-31; and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 31

The Preston Castle, located in Ione, will host a series of scare tours on select weekends throughout October. On Halloween night, come in costume for the Halloween Costume Ball – complete with music, a no host bar and food.

(209) 256-3623

PrestonCastle.com8. Downtown Turlock Trick-or-Treat 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 31

The Kiwanis Club of Turlock and the Lions Club will sponsor a family-friendly day full of fun, which includes trick-or-treating through downtown and a Halloween maze.

(209) 634-6459

9. HalloWILD At Micke Grove Zoo 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Oct. 23-24

Lodi’s Micke Grove Zoo will host this family-fun, Halloween-themed event that will include animal presentations, games, crafts and trick-or-treat stations.

(209) 331-2010
11793 N. Micke Grove Rd., Lodi

Mgzoo.com10. Girls’ Night Out: Witches and Broomsticks 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Oct. 23

Come in costume ladies, because this event, located in downtown Tracy, will include a contest for best decorated witch hat, wine tasting, food sampling, an after party and much more!

Downtown Plaza, 6th Street and Central Ave., Tracy
(209) 831- 6858