Fall Festivals and Events Near Soquel, California

  • A shot of a boy’s hand as he decorates a pumpkin with a black marker
Let’s face it: Life in and around Soquel is good any time of the year. But it’s especially delicious in the fall.

6 Great Soquel, Ca. and Santa Cruz Events

From zombies to food trucks you’ll find every kind of fall fun in and around Soquel. Here are a half dozen of our favorite events to check out.

Pumpkin Decorating Bonanza

The Felton Farmers’ Market offers free pumpkin decorating on Oct. 23, 2018 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Available supplies will include googly eyes, pipe cleaners, veggies, string, and buttons. There will also be live music, face painting, and a scavenger hunt for kids. 120 Russell Ave., Felton, California

Food Trucks + Movie in the Park + Halloween

Head to Scotts Valley on Oct. 26, 2018 for a night of fun, including food trucks, a beer and wine garden, treats, and a favorite Halloween movie (to be announced). 361 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley, California

Unruly Oktoberfest

Ready for great food, music, and—of course—beer? Then mark Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 on your calendar. For $35 per person, you can feast on beers and bites. The event runs from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and is being held at Hotel Valencia Santana Row. 355 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128

13 Days of Halloween on the Wharf

The Santa Cruz Wharf turns spooky from Oct. 19 through Oct. 31, 2918 with the addition of ghostly fun on the wharf stage. You’ll also find pumpkins, a photo booth, and—on Oct. 27—zombie night. 21 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, California

Makers Market at Old Town Los Gatos — a Craft Fair

The holidays will be here before you know it. Get ahead of the game on Nov. 10, 2018 from 12 to 6 p.m. by shopping for jewelry, candles, organic body products, home goods, children’s clothing, art, and glass in the beautiful town center of Los Gatos. This is a free event. 50 University Avenue, Los Gatos, California

Santa Cruz Chili Cook Off

Nothing says fall like chili. Be sure to come hungry on Oct. 27, 2018 as both professional and amateur chefs compete for the title of best chili maker. The fun runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and takes place on the Santa Cruz Beach boardwalk. 400 Beach St., Santa Cruz, California

About StorageMart

At StorageMart, we’re proud of the communities we serve, especially when there’s great food, music, and—of course—pumpkins. Be sure to check out all of the fall events near Soquel, CA and enjoy all the area has to offer this time of year.

About Sarah Little

Sarah Little, Marketing Director at StorageMart, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association, a non-profit group dedicated to improving the lives of children.

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