TRY THIS! Cute & Delicious Halloween Popcorn Pumpkins
Popcorn balls are colored orange and made to look like pumpkins. These are a fun Halloween treat for kid and adult parties!
- 5 cups popped popcorn
- 1 cup candy corn
- 1 cup chopped salted peanuts
- ½ cup butter
- 3 cups miniature marshmallows
- 4 drops red food coloring
- 3 drops yellow food coloring
- 4 sticks black licorice, cut into thirds
Fun Peninsula Halloween Events
SEPT. 17-OCT. 31: ABC Pumpkin Patch - Inflatables & Games. Admission to the patch is free; activities extra.
OCT. 30: Halloween Festival. Geared for little ones, pre-school to fifth grade.
SEPT. 4-OCT. 31: Pumpkins, Hayrides, Petting Zoo & Haunted House: Lemos Farm. Scary & non-scary options for a haunted house.
OCT. 1-31: Arata Pumpkin Farm, Labyrinth Hay Maze, Haunted Barn & Petting Zoo. Don't miss the mind-bending, "world-famous" two-acre Minotaur's Labyrinth hay maze.
OCT. 16: HMB Pumpkin manifest. The extravaganza was scaled back, but returns in mini-form with fun for all! (UPDATE: CANCELED)
OCT. 16: Annual Pumpkin Run by Senior Coastsiders. In-person & virtual this year with 5K, 10K, half-marathon & kids' race.
OCT. 23-24: HMB Fall Antiques Show & Sale. A portion of admission fees goes to animal rescue, Sweet Farm Foundation.
OCT. 13: Mystery Readers Group: Ghostly Mysteries. Online via library. Newcomers welcome.
OCT. 29: Older Adult Services' Dia de los Muertos & Frida Kahlo Fest. Space is limited & tickets on sale.
SEPT. 18: Mid-Autumn Festival. With live music, food, vendors & karaoke.
OCT. 17: Kids' Halloween Carnival & Costume Contest. Planned for ages 10 and younger.
OCT. 29: Halloween Drive-In Movie. Advance registration opens Oct. 15.
SEPT. 24-26: Paly Theatre's "Something Wicked This Way Comes." Outdoors & interactive with fools, ghouls, witches & faeries.
OCT. 2-3: Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: Art Center. A patch with thousands of hand-crafted glass pumpkins.
OCT. 22: Ives Collective Fall Concert. A live performance.
OCT. 23: The Great Pumpkin Hunt: Gamble Garden. Includes scavenger hunt, games, prizes & free ice cream!
OCT. 31: Halloween Block Party & Trick-Or-Treat: Addison Avenue. With fun & music.
OCT. 8-NOV. 21: Zoppé Italian Family Circus. The fall tradition returns.
OCT. 22: Halloween Home-Decorating Contest Deadline. Out-boo your neighbor!
OCT. 23: Halloween Cookie & Cupcake Decorating Class. Make Halloween masterpieces to take home.
OCT. 24: Halloween On The Library Plaza. For pre-K to grade 3.
SEPT. 24-OCT. 31: ABC Pumpkin Patch & Inflatables. Paintball range & games, too.
OCT. 28: Halloween 'Jinxed Joyride': Tanforan. Spooky good time! Pre-registration required.
SEPT. 25-26: Glorious Glass Pumpkin Patch: Hanson & Kastles. Tw0-day sale. Pick your hand-blown glass pumpkins.
OCT. 2-31: ABC Pumpkin Patch & Inflatables. With paintball & games.
OCT. 9: Annual Fall Wine & Art Faire. Canceled.
OCT. 22: Halloween Movie Night: Burton Park. Free Mister Softee & games are on the agenda, too.
OCT. 23-24 & 30-31: Haunted Hangar & Halloween Carnival: Hiller Aviation Museum. Helicopter pumpkin drops planned Oct. 30 & 31.
OCT. 29: Halloween 'Goblin Walk' - On downtown Laurel Street.
NOV. 5-7: 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow': Children's Theater. A seasonal classic for the whole family!
SEPT. 17-OCT. 31: ABC Pumpkin Patch - Inflatables & Games. Duck boats & paintball, too!
OCT. 1- 31: CuriOdyssey Pumpkin Days. With Halloween-themed science experiments, animal ambassadors, pumpkin patches & more.
OCT. 9: Dia de los Muertos Fest: King Park. "Live music & performances, face painters, craft vendors, fun for the whole family!"
OCT. 16: Fall Festival & Pick-A-Pumpkin Patch. Includes games, crafts & inflatables.
NOV. 12-14: Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show: Fairgrounds. Featuring hundreds of artisans with handmade art & crafts, jewelry, specialty food, glass & more.
South San Francisco:
OCT. 23: 'The Great Pumpkin' Fest. With pumpkin patch, games & food.
NOV. 6: Annual Holiday Boutique. Get a jump on holiday shopping.
SEPT. 25-OCT. 31: Filoli Estate's Orchard Days. Stroll stunning Gentleman's Orchard during the harvest peak. For all ages.