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cityhalloweenThis October, residents of Santa Clarita do not need to travel far for Halloween fun. Enjoy Germany’s Oktoberfest. Outlive a zombie apocalypse. Cheer on teams of SCUBA divers as they carve pumpkins underwater. Party with the whole family at the Halloween Fiesta. Survive the Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Tour.

From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, the SENSES block party on Main Street will be taken over by zombies. Limp away from the event with zombie wounds done at the makeup booth. Eat up tips for outliving a zombie invasion at the CERT booth. Hours of live entertainment, themed drinks, food trucks, specialty performances and dangerously fun promotions are sure to satiate the cravings of zombie and costume enthusiasts!

On Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, the community can travel to Germany’s Oktoberfest for a fraction of the price by going to the ‘Munich-in-the Santa Clarita Valley’ experience hosted by The Belgians Are Returning. This event will be located behind the Wolf Creek Brewery at 25108 Rye Canyon Loop. Complete with the ‘Cristal Palace’ Belgian Spiegeltent, Santa Clarita’s Oktoberfest will boast of the charm and culture of a village square. Participants will enjoy brews original to Germany’s Oktoberfest, Belgium and Santa Clarita’s own Wolf Creek Brewery. German foods, music and games are just a few of the additional items participants can expect. For more information visit SantaClaritaOktoberfest.ticketbud.com.

The Aquatic Center is putting a spin on pumpkin carving at the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 22. Participants of all ages are encouraged to dress up and enjoy games and crafts at the Spooky Family Fair. For more information or to register a SCUBA team, please call the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center at (661) 250-3764 or visit santa-clarita.com/Aquatics.

The Halloween Fiesta is descending on the Newhall Community Center from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28 at 22421 Market Street. Sponsored by the SC Sunrise Rotary Club and the City of Santa Clarita, this event will offer costume contests, pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating, and much more. For more information, visit santa-clarita.com/NCC.

The community will not want to miss this year’s Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 30. Those who are bold enough can experience the frights and horrors of the infamous Jailhouse Maze. Costume contests, food, games and a petting zoo will keep the whole family entertained. A minimum donation of $2 per person will be requested upon entrance to the event, which will benefit the SCV Boys & Girls Club. For more information, including costume contest times, contact the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station at (661) 255-1121.

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