Halloween is one week from today! You’ll find a plethora of Halloween activities this week in SLO County. As your Central Coast real estate agent, allow me to fill you in on the what’s and where’s. Put the finishing touches on your costumes and head out for some family-friendly or adult fun this week!
1. Thursday, Oct. 25, head to the SLO Farmer’s Market from 5 to 8 p.m. for trick-or-treating at participating downtown businesses. Maps and treat bags will be handed out at the Union Bank parking lot. A costume contest will take place as well, for age groups 0-2, 3-4, 5-8 and 9-12 as well as pairs and groups.
2. A Carved Pumpkin Contest will take place in Grover Beach this Friday, Oct. 26. Head to the Ramona Garden Park Center from 5 to 8 p.m. and bring your carved pumpkins! Local businesses will give out prizes for best carved pumpkins. This is for kids six and under to participate in. There will also be carnival games, free hot dogs, trunk or treating and more.
3. Adults only can enjoy the Halloween Harvest Costume Ball in Paso Robles this Friday or Saturday, Oct. 26 or 27! From 7 p.m. to midnight, those age 21 and up can get decked out in their best costumes and head to the California Mid-State Fairgrounds for live music and dancing. Food, wine, beer, cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets cost $65 ahead of time and $75 at the door.
4. This Friday or Saturday, head to Eberle Winery for their Haunted Caves! This is recommended for kids eight years old or older. From 5 to 9 p.m., you can take a trip into the haunted caves and kids can trick-or-treat in there. Adults can enjoy wine by the glass or bottle for purchase. The cost is a $5 donation.
5. Oak Shores is hosting a Halloween Costume Party on Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. Wear a costume and bring two canned goods for the homeless! Otherwise, cost for party is $20. Prizes will be rewarded for numerous categories in the costume contest. Appetizers are provided and beverages will be available to purchase. There is also a Pumpkin Carving Contest taking place in Oak Shores! Drop off your carved pumpkins by 6 p.m. on Saturday. This is open to all ages. Prizes will be rewarded in numerous categories!
6. Enjoy local scarecrows! Oak Shores hosts a scarecrow contest, so you can either participate by displaying a scarecrow in your yard, or just enjoy driving or walking around and admiring other’s creations. Cambria and Paso Robles have scarecrow contests as well. Vote for your favorites!
7. If looking for a haunted house this season, check out The Haunt in Atascadero! This attraction is open daily, beginning Oct. 26 through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Admission is $12 per person or $40 for four people. There is also the less scary Lights On Tour for children, which costs $5 or four for $10.
This is just a peek at the many events taking place in SLO County the week leading up to Halloween. Check back on our blog next week, when we share where to go on Halloween evening, Oct. 31!
Enjoy the upcoming fall holiday, and when ready to achieve your Central Coast real estate market goals, contact me, your Central Coast real estate agent! I am here to answer your questions and guide you through the entire home-buying and/or home-selling process. No tricks, just the treat of accomplishing your real estate goals! Give me a call!
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