Fall family fun events to enjoy in Tahoe

As the leaves start to change and the weather cools, it’s time to celebrate the season with friends and family. Here’s a list of Halloween and fall-themed events in the region that everyone can enjoy.

Tahoe Donner Fall Festival
Oct. 14 | Northwoods Clubhouse | Truckee

Now in its 12th year, this family-friendly harvest celebration for all ages features seasonal-themed events and activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | tahoedonner.com

Super Hero Pumpkin Run
Oct. 15 | Lakeside Beach | South Lake Tahoe

The Kids Super Hero Pumpkin Run for ages 2 to 10 starts at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Lake Tahoe Marathon. Wear any costume. | laketahoemarathon.com/kids

Harvest Fest
Oct. 21 | Tahoe City Community Center

TCPUD hosts the return of the Harvest Fest with carnival-style games, a rock wall, bounce house and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | tcpud.org/harvest-fest

Pumpkin Patch Express
Oct. 21-22, 28-29 | Western Pacific Railroad Museum | Portola

Trains will depart hourly from 1 to 5 p.m. for the Pumpkin Patch. On Saturday nights, the Super Spooky Night Trains will depart hourly between 7 and 9 p.m. | wplives.org

Trail of Treats and Terror
Oct. 26 | Village Green | Incline Village, Nev.

Incline Parks & Recreation presents Trail of Treats and Terror from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Play ghoulish games, sample terrifying treats, wiggle with daring dancing and capture a fun, wacky family portrait. | yourtahoeplace.com

Halloween Parade
Oct. 27 | Train Depot | Truckee

Kids of all ages can trick-or-treat in downtown Truckee starting at 4:30 p.m.. Then parade down Donner Pass Road from Train Depot to the Community Arts Center at 6 p.m. | tdrpd.org

Harvest Festival
Oct. 27 | Boys & Girls Club | Kings Beach

The Boys & Girls Club on North Lake Tahoe’s biggest community event of the years features a haunted house, a glow room, costumes, food and monster trucks from 5 to 8 p.m. | bgcnlt.org

Graeagle Trick-or-Treat
Oct. 28 | Downtown Graeagle

Downtown merchants host a family friend trick or treat from 4 to 6 p.m. | graeagle.com

Pumpkin Carving Contest
Oct. 28 | Boatworks Mall | Tahoe City

Take part in a pumpkin carving contest by bringing your carved pumpkin at 5:30 p.m. Register tahoeboho.com

Trick or Treat
Oct. 28 | Veterans Memorial Hall | Portola

Enjoy trick or treating, games, costume contest, food and more from 5 to 7 p.m. | ephc.org

House of Horrors
Oct. 28 | Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe | Incline Village, Nev.

Hyatt Regency hosts a Haunted Hotel with family-friendly scare from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. and the full Haunted Hotel for ages 14 and older from 6 to 9 p.m. Benefits Incline Village Elementary School’s STEM program. | facebook.com/hyattregencylaketahoe

Boo Bash
Oct. 28 | South Lake Tahoe Community Recreation Center

Ever After Productions and City of South Lake Tahoe present a fun, not-so-scary family Boo Bash from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy trick or treating, games, a live performance by The Studio Tahoe, a horseless carriage ride, popcorn and cotton candy and much more. Benefits Lake Tahoe Shining Stars. | facebook.com/everafterproductionstahoe

Spooky Saturday
Oct. 28 | Tahoe Backyard | Kings Beach

Local gypsy rockers Sneaky Creatures perform from 3 6 p.m. There will be 50 percent of food from Men Wielding Fire and Chickadee Art Collective will have a kids’ craft table. | tahoebackyard.com

Downieville Halloween History Tour
Oct. 28-29 | Tin Cup Diggins Park | Downieville

Enjoy historic walks in downtown, with trick-or-treating along Main Street, pre-tour libations and talks about gold buried in the town cemetery from local historians. Tour begins at 4 p.m. on Oct. 28 and 5 p.m. on Oct. 29. | sierracountychamber.com

Halloween Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Carving
Oct. 29 | Chamber Kiosk | Loyalton

Enjoy a meet and greet harvest festival and pumpkin carving at the corner of Hwy. 49 and 2nd Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | sierracountychamber.com

Spooktacular Halloween
Oct. 29 | Zephyr Point Camp

Zephyr Point Camp hosts the 3rd annual family-friend event with hayrides, trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, a haunted house, and snacks from 5 to 8 p.m. | zephyrpoint.org

Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade
Oct. 30 | Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe | Incline Village, Nev.

Opening to everyone to register their pups in their best costumes. Parade is from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Benefits Pet Network Humane Society. | facebook.com/hyattregencylaketahoe

Heavenly Trick or Treat
Oct. 31 | Shops at Heavenly | South Lake Tahoe

Enjoy free trick-or-treating from 3 to 7 p.m. with stops at local businesses in the Village, bounce houses, slides, a witches walk, music by South Shore rockers The Residents and a costume contest. | theshopeatheavenly.com

Tahoe City Trick-or-Treat
Oct. 31 | Commons Beach | Tahoe City

Trick-or-treat with kids of all ages is from 4 to 6 p.m. starting at Heritage Plaza. Local businesses will pass out candy to those in costume. | tcpud.org


Read our roundup of parties & bashes for adults at YourTahoeGuide.com/live