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6 Sensational Ways to Enjoy the Spookiest Season of the Year!

6 Sensational Ways to Enjoy the Spookiest Season of the Year!

Six Sensational Ways to Enjoy the Spookiest Season of the Year!

The Big Fresno Fair has wrapped up, temperatures are slowly dropping and leaves are starting to change colors, which means, it is Halloween season! As the kids pick out their costumes and carve pumpkins, the parents are putting up their décor and filling the candy bowls. Let De Young Properties help you kick off Halloween in the spookiest way possible. This year, the Central Valley has a lot to offer and gives you a chance to mix up your Halloween festivities in addition to the standard trick-or-treating routine.
Here are ways to enjoy the holiday with your favorite little goblins and ghouls:

1. Trunk-or-Treat

Both NorthPointe Community Church and Ambassador Baptist Church are holding Trunk-or-Treat events.

Trunk-or-Treat at Ambassador Baptist Church provides a fun, family friendly atmosphere where kids and adults alike can dress up and enjoy lots of free candy, soda, and cider. Bring the whole gang and enjoy!
Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Ambassador Baptist Church – 3569 West Fedora Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722

Over at NorthPointe Community Church, come dressed up and ready to eat your fill of candy as your favorite princess or superhero. Your family can also enjoy dinner for a small cost, they will be offering hotdogs, pizza, nachos, and other spooky, yet tasty treats.
Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: NorthPointe Community Church – 4625 W. Palo Alto Ave, Fresno, CA 93722

2. Pet Halloween Party

Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about the pet parents out there! Farmers Del Pino Insurance Agency will be hosting a Pet Halloween party. There will be free food, drinks, music, games, and more as well as a best dressed pet contest for you and your fur baby to win a $25 Petco gift card! It will be a spooktacular night filled with lots of good boys, treats, and fun!

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Iron Bird Lofts – 1901 Fulton St., Suite 110, Fresno, CA 93721

3. Bass Lake Halloween Carnival

If you and your costumed crew want to take a mini road trip, the third annual Bass Lake Halloween Carnival will be a pumpkin sized load of fun.

Hosted by The Pines Resort, free FUN at this Year’s Halloween Carnival will include:
• Photo Booth with Pumpkins
• Trick or Treat in the Village
• Inflatables (bounce house & slides)
• Face Painting
• Caricature Artist: Brian Zamorano (only from 1pm-3pm)
• Carnival Games
• Costume Contest (Children only; age 0-12)

For the grown up goblins, they will have:
• DJ Zack Peckinpah for musical entertainment
• Beer Tasting from Tioga Sequoia & SLO Brewery
• Craft Fair in the Pines Village (Friday-Sunday, 10/26/18-10/28/18)
• Carnival Food, Sandwiches, and MORE inside the Pines Market!

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 5:30pm
Location: The Pines Resort – 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake, CA 93604

4. Hillcrest Farm and Railroad

Looking for an Instagram worthy pumpkin patch to bring your family? Look no further! The Hillcrest Farm and Railroad offers the perfect fall atmosphere for families to enjoy together. The pumpkin patch will be open just one more weekend, at a discounted rate of $5 per car! The Wahtoke Railroad will be open to the public as well for $4 per steam train ride and $3 per hay rides. Hot food, snow cones, a nature trail, and playhouse areas will all be available as well!

Date: Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28, 2018
Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm
Location: Hillcrest Pumpkin Patch – 6943 S. Reed, Reedley, CA 93654

5. Zoo Boo

Fresno Chaffee Zoo’s most exciting Halloween event has returned with two remaining nights to choose from! This family friendly event includes trick-or-treating through the zoo, a hay maze, information from Education Animal Ambassadors, dancing to kid-friendly music at Dracula’s Disco and carnival games (in Canopy Grove). Children are encouraged to dress up in non-scary costumes for this event.

Date: Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, 2018
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Fresno Chaffee Zoo – 894 West Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728

Make sure you go online to sign up and pricing for the event ahead of time to save! More details here.

6. De Young Halloween & Fall Décor Photo Contest

Do you want a creative and competitive activity you can join in the comfort of your own home? Enter the De Young Halloween & Fall Décor Photo contest!
We’d love to see your most fa-BOO-lous Halloween & Fall Décor! To enter, share your best Halloween photos on the De Young Properties Facebook pinned post and post your photo in the comments. For each photo, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $100 American Express Gift. From Halloween costumes, to jack-o-lanterns, or your best decorations, we’d like to see it all! You can enter-to-win once through November 1, 2018.
The winner will be randomly selected from all the qualifying entries. To enter, just leave a COMMENT on our Facebook page with your image attached. Click the camera icon in the comment box to upload a photo. The winner will be announced November 2, 2018.

Enjoy Halloween with your family and friends and most importantly, please stay safe! We look forward to all of the photo entries in the coming week!
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