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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Celebrate Halloween Safely with Rec & Parks

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Sonoma County Public Health Officer has issued COVID-19 Halloween guidelines that align with State Guidance to help us celebrate safely this year. Traditional door to door trick-or-treating is discouraged, so Recreation & Parks has planned some fun (and safe) Halloween activities for Santa Rosa families.

Halloween Photo Contest (All ages)

Are you proud of this year’s Halloween costume, or perhaps the way you've decorated your home, office or window? Well, we would love to see it! Please email your photo submissions to by Thursday, October 25th along with names and ages (under 18 only) of those in the photo. The top family-friendly submissions will be placed in the City Connections Newsletter, as well as posted on Facebook and Instagram.

Please Note: By submitting your photo(s), you are providing permission for your photo(s) to be used in social media in connection with this contest and by the City of Santa Rosa for promotional purposes.

Drive-Thru Halloween at Howarth (All ages welcome; only registered children ages 2-12 will receive a treat bag and each child must be registered separately)


DATE: Saturday, October 24th
TIME: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Howarth Park Upper Parking Lot (630 Summerfield Rd, Santa Rosa)
FEE: Free (must pre-register for 30-minute time slot)
ABOUT: A safe, socially distanced drive-thru Halloween activity where families will get to enjoy some spooky fun Halloween scenes, participate in a scavenger hunt, and receive a treat bag, all while in your car!
REGISTER: REGISTER ONLINE or call 707-543-3737

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