Nevada City Halloween


Stroll through magnificent fall color while enjoying Halloween and Day of the Dead décor. With a great selection of tours including a cemetery hike, spooky-tales of haunted historic sites, and fall color–all topped off with pumpkin ice cream

Here are some of the most exciting (and we think exhilarating) things to get you in the spooky spirit this October:

Nevada City Safe Trick-or-Treat!
On Monday, October 31st from 3-5pm merchants in downtown Nevada City will open their doors to trick-or-treaters.

Inn Town Campground Haunted Path
The Inn Town Campground offers a Haunted Pathway for its camping guests. This Halloween experience is a self-guided pathway through the oak and pines at the campground. The walk is entertainment for all ages–included with your camping fee for the month of October. Details:


The historic neighborhoods are known for their exciting trick-or-treating scene. Wander through the historic streets and Victorian era homes, while seeing all of the festive décor. Some families event host their own haunted houses or pathways.

Self-Guided or Private Ghost Tours

Illuminated at night by flickering flames of gas streetlights, Nevada City is the perfect setting for tales of the numerous ghosts who lurk both seen and unseen behind closed doors of its historic buildings. Your guide – Mark Lyon – who has been called “a master storyteller.” For over sixteen years he has conducted Haunted Nevada City historical walking tours in his Victorian gold rush era hometown. Tours are available by digital download and can be purchased at the Nevada City Chamber office (132 Main St.) or private tours can be arranged by contacting Mark at

Miners Foundry: The Polish Ambassador will play on Halloween night!

Halloween Treats, Not Tricks!
TREATS ice creamery features a Pumpkin Fest with pumpkin desserts during the month of October. There is pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin vegan frozen dessert,  pumpkin Keto/sugar free ice cream, pumpkin blondies,  pumpkin spice milkshakes and lattes.  210 Main Street

Nevada City Chocolate Shoppe presents Pumpkin Galore, and fall treats the whole month of October!
Pumpkin Milkshakes made with real pumpkin & our very own spice blend, Pumpkin Caramels, Pumpkin Fudge and our famous caramel apples and Pumpkin Ice Cream. Stop by for some fun! Vegan & Gluten Free options are always available. 236 Broad Street.

Fall Colors & Walking Cemetery Tour
Folk Trail’s and Inn Town Campground present Historic Cemeteries & Fall Colors Hike on October 13 from 4-6pm. The hike will start at Robinson Plaza in downtown Nevada City, in front of the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce. Details: