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:

Haunted Nevada City
For the 18th year, actor, writer and, storyteller, Mark Lyon, offers the Haunted Nevada City tour. Explore the stories behind the many ghosts residing among us. Walk Broad Street with highlights on local color, historic references, and ghost and paranormal sightings. Private tours for 1-7 people are $70. Details:; 530-265-6877 or email:

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:

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.

Miners Foundry: The annual Fright Night is happening again on Saturday, October 29 8 PM to 11 PM. More info at

Outside Inn Haunted Pathway
The Outside Inn has a decorated pathway around the creek open to the public on October 31. The pathway has laser lights and festive creatures–a great place for getting photos and stepping into the Halloween spirit. Enjoy this pathway from distance with your camera mid-October through November 1. The Outside inn is located at 575 E Broad Street. Details:

Day of the Dead Walking Cemetery Tour
Folk Trail’s Day of the Dead Hike to Historic Cemeteries is set for Thursday, October 14 @ 4-6pm – This free hike starts at Outside Inn, 575 E Broad St. Details: