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A Big Bag Full of FREE Halloween Events

The Holidays seem to have arrived early this year, ushered in by Halloween! Here’s a sampling of what’s happening in East Canyon 22X and beyond in Oakland this weekend through Halloween on October 31.

  • 10/28, 12N-3 pm: Kids are invited to TRICK OR TREAT IN THE LAUREL at MacArthur Boulevard Merchants between 35th and High Streets. Pick up a free Trick-or-Treat Bag at the REMAX/State Farm Parking lot, 4232 MacArthur Blvd.
  • 10/28, 5-7:30 pm: Candy, costumes and community in Oakmore at Berkshire Hathaway & Rocky’s Market Parking Lot, 1430 Leimert Blvd.
  • 10/28, 5-7 pm: LIVE IN THE LAUREL free concert, Ladin & Rose, Veviter, 3841 MacArthur 
  • 10/29, 11-2 pm ROCKRIDGE HALLOWEEN PARADE AND FESTIVITIES stretching College Avenue from Alcatraz to Broadway for all families to enjoy. The Oakland Public Library: Rockridge Branch parking lot (5366 College Avenue) hosts the main gathering place for kids with crafts with MOCHA, librarian storytime, sing-alongs with Salane, book give-a-ways, Happily Ever Laughter whimsical balloon twisters, magic tricks, bubbles, puppets, and more.
  • 10/29, 11-12N: DOG COSTUME PARADE at West Oakland Farmers’ Market, 1809 Peralta Street 
  • 10/29, 10/30 & 10/31, Dusk-10 pm: Glenview will host DRIVEWAY FOLLIES' 16th annual Halloween Marionette Magic free performances. Glenview residents can beat the crowds by attending dress rehearsals, Sunday, October 29, starting at dusk. Regular performances are Monday, October 30, and Halloween evenings. To support Driveway Follies, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to this Halloween neighborhood tradition.
  • 10/31, 6-10pm FREE SPOOKY MOVIE NITE, “Practical Magic,” followed by “Texas Chainsaw Murder,” Temescal Brewery, 4115 Telegraph.