Visit our city by the sea for a Halloween filled with tricks and treats the whole family will love. So much fun, it’s scary.
Start your day with breakfast at the Wizard of Oz-themed Egghead’s Restaurant, featuring actual memorabilia from the movie and even a yellow brick road. Explore the world-famous Glass Beach, a former dumpsite where disposed glass pieces have become beautifully polished sea glass. In the afternoon, visit 24 different altars in downtown Fort Bragg during the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) altar walk. Take in the spirit of Fort Bragg with a walk on the boardwalk surrounded by seaside views and the stunning backdrop of the MacKerricher headlands. Finish your day with live jazz at Headlands Coffeehouse.
Take a scenic, one-hour round trip on tracks first laid down in 1885 on the Historic Skunk Train, named a Top Ten for family travel by National Geographic. Discover the secrets of Fort Bragg with a self-guided oddities tour. Start your journey at the Guest House Museum, then explore the area for a church that predates the 1906 earthquake, a stagecoach step and more. Spend the afternoon exploring the 270-acre Point Cabrillo Light Station, a California State Historic Park, known for its numerous coastal bluffs and coves, including Frolic Cove, site of the shipwreck Frolic. Get goosebumps at the Haunted Hall of Horrors, featuring Jack the Ripper and the Castle of Murder. Not recommended for small children or the easily frightened.
After an evening of frights, spend the day surrounded by the incredible sights of the new Coastal Trail, more than seven miles of scenic seaside beauty. Stroll downtown to see our unique selection of shops, with everything from eco-friendly boutiques, video games, a funky sock store, and world-famous ice cream parlor. Halloween wouldn’t be complete with trick-or-treating and Jack O’Lanterns. Come dressed in your costume and see some of the most creatively carved and painted pumpkins. Vote for your favorite, play spooky games and enjoy music by DJ Nutrishious.