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7 Fun Things You Need to Do in Stockton, California this October

Get dressed up, get festive, get ready for October in Stockton. We have the top things to do this October in Stockton, California!

Enjoy the many things to do in October in Stockton, California as the temperatures cool down. We’ve put together a selection of exciting events and activities to do with the entire family throughout the Stockton region! From spooky movie nights to pumpkin hunting and trick-or-treat events, these are all on offer in the month of October. Start planning now!

1. Stockton Heat hockey game

Attend a Stockton Heat hockey game at the Stockton Arena and cheer on Stockton’s very own AHL hockey team! The first home game of the season is scheduled for Friday, October 15. You won't want to miss this season, as the team celebrates 16 years of professional hockey in Stockton. See all their 2021-2022 home games here.


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2. Stockton Cruise Night

If you have a classic car or just love to look at them, join us on Stockton Cruise Night! People get to cruise their cars up Pacific Ave and back to enjoy the restaurants and stores on the Miracle Mile. Stop by on Thursday, October 21 at 6pm to join fellow car enthusiasts cruise Stockton.


This year, the Children's Museum of Stockton will be hosting their trunk or treat as a drive thru event. On Saturday, October 24, visitors can pull up to their parking lot on Weber Ave. and check out each decorative trunk and enjoy a goody bag from each organization present. Click here for more on this fantastic event!

4. Spooktacular Movie Night on the Point

This exciting Halloween-theme event on Friday, October 29 is open to all to enjoy. The Annual Spooktacular Movie Night at Weber Point Events Center offers a fun, outdoor, Halloween-themed cinematic evening with family and friends. The event is free to the public and will feature "Cruella" - gates open at 7:30pm.

5. Honor and remember your ancestors

Dia de los Muertos Fiesta brings together Stocktonians to honor their departed loved ones and celebrate life with the community. Attend the Mexican Heritage Center’s Dia De Los Muertos Community Street Fiesta on Saturday, October 30 from 11am to 6pm. Enjoy Mariachi music, a Catrina pageant, folkloric dances, kid’s corner, games, Mexican cuisine, vendors, face painting, and arts and crafts.


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A setting MUCH safer than that nightmare on that one street, Yosemite Street Village is holding their Trick-or-Treat on Yosemite Street on Saturday, October 30! This safe Halloween event will feature numerous merchants and restaurants handing out goodies for your costumed young ones. Come down and enjoy the spooky fun!

7. 2021 Zombie Walk & Halloween Faire

The entire Downtown of Lodi, California will be turned into "Halloween Town" and participants will dress up as their favorite ghouls, monsters, ghosts and ZOMBIES! March through the town if you dare...on Saturday, October 30 from 5pm - 1am. Also, don't forget to stop by The Haunted Museum at the World of Wonders Science Museum! For more information and tickets, click here.

This is only a list of the highly anticipated events happening this month. View this link to get a breakdown of upcoming events taking place between October 1-31, 2021.

Also happening around the area:

Dell’Osso Family Farm

Head out to the famous Dell’Osso Family Farm with the whole family for 22 different attractions that will be sure to get you into the Halloween and Harvest spirit. Open October 2 - 31, Dell’Osso Family Farm features a massive corn maze, haunted house, train ride, petting zoo, pumpkin blasting, zip lines, and much more.


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