Pumpkin patches, hay rides, costume contest, Trick-or-Treating, pumpkin decorating contest and more. Don’t miss all of the amazing family fun activities around Arroyo Grande this Halloween.

(1) Elm Street Park Halloween Carnival and Haunted Maze

Haunted Maze

Find your way through this entertaining and scary maze – if you can! Confusing turns and dead-ends, costumed characters, and elaborate scenes will keep the whole family entertained.

Costume Contest

Think you have the best, most scary, creative and original costume?! Join in the costume contest to win additional treats and prizes.

Carved Pumpkin Contest

Bring a carved pumpkin for the best carved/decorated pumpkin contest.

Additional Entertainment Includes:

-Carnival games for candy and toy prizes

-Cookie decorating

-Barbecued $2 hot dogs and $3 hamburgers

As an traditional Halloween event for young children, merchants in the Village will be giving out candy and treats. As the event is becoming increasingly popular, with large crowds of young children and their parents on the sidewalks and streets, the City of Arroyo Grande will be implementing special traffic control measures on Halloween.

October 28, 2017, 4:30-7:30 p.m.


Elm Street Park
Corner of Elm and Ash Streets
Arroyo Grande, CA
$3 carnival admission, $1 for accompanying adult
$2 additional for Haunted Maze.

Tickets for the carnival and maze can be purchased at the Recreation office, 1221 Ash Street, or at the door.


(2) Nipomo Pumpkin Patch

50 different kinds of pumpkins available including giant Prizewinners and winter squash grown right on site. Whether you are looking for your standard type pumpkins for carving or looking for that super unique pumpkin that will make you the envy of the neighbor Nipomo Pumpkin Patch has it.

Open now until 10/30/17

Monday-Sunday 11:00 am to 5:30 pm

Halloween day 10/31/2017

11:00 am to 3:30 pm


662 Eucalyptus Road Nipomo, California 93444


(3) Trick-or-Treating in the Village

The Village of Arroyo Grande presents Trick-or-Treating in the Village. A fun family event for all ages to come out, show off their costumes and Trick-or-Treat at local Merchant Shops.

Tuesday afternoon, October 31st 3:00-5:00 PM


(4) Avila Valley Barn Pumpkin Patch and Hay Rides

Although the website does not give all specific details, this is a great place for some fun family adventures and activities. They have a pumpkin patch, straw or hay bale maze, prepacked produce, gift shop, tractor pull-pulled hay rides, pony rides and a petting zoo.


Monday-Friday 1-4pm

Saturday-Sunday 10am-430pm

Animal Feeding


Pony Rides

Fri-Saturday Depending on Weather


560 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

(805) 595-2816