It’s the month of haunting and spooky things! There are some unique and fun ways to celebrate the scariest month of them all – check out what the Truckee / Tahoe region has lined up for October.  Join if you dare!

Historical Haunted Tour | October 13 & 14
Downtown Truckee

The annual Historical Haunted Tour is an extremely popular event featuring an oral history of the mountain town. Guests will visit six different sites in downtown Truckee and groups will be entertained as they enjoy the tour’s storytelling throughout the evening. The scariest part? Tickets sell out super fast so be sure to sign up for their newsletter for information on their ticket sale dates. 

Fall Witches Paddleboard | October 1
Bijou Park, South Lake Tahoe

Not quite Truckee but we couldn’t help but include this fun South Lake Tahoe event. The annual Fall Witches Paddleboard will take place October 1 on the shores of Tahoe. The event is simple – meet at 2pm, come in a witches costume and have fun! The event is family and dog friendly and free. 

Fall Festival | October 8
Truckee, Tahoe Donner Clubhouse

Pumpkins, face painting and music oh my! Get in the holiday spirit by visiting the 11th annual Tahoe Donner Fall Festival. A family friendly event, the festival features a variety of fall and Halloween activities including caramel apple station, pony rides, climbing wall and the doggie dip. 

Halloween Parade | October 28
Downtown Truckee

An annual event you don’t want your kiddos to miss! Everyone’s invited to join the Halloween Parade put on by the Truckee-Donner Recreation Park District. Come in costume and walk through downtown Truckee to the Community Arts Center. Trick-Or-Treat is available throughout the Community Center – pickup some candy in a fun Halloween atmosphere.

Big Truck Day | October 22
Truckee, Next to the Forest Service Building

Not quite a Halloween event, but it deserves a mention for being so unique. Big trucks will be on display, including loaders, dozers, cranes and more courtesy of local contractors and agencies. Families can also check out a CHP helicopter and view the Town’s Corp Yard.