Power of the Flower Family Fun Festival Oct. 5
The festival will have a 5K & 1K Run/Walk, adaptive sports & activities, exhibitors, games, music, raffle prizes and a delicious pancake breakfast. The 5K & 1K Run/Walk includes a T-shirt, participation medal, goodie bag and activity wristband.
Time/Place: 7-11am / Ayala Park, Chino
Contact: 909-624-3555 x260 / https://anthesis.us
27 Years and Thousands of Pumpkins! Oct. 5-6
Thousands of visitors to pick pumpkins from a patch near the Farm Store. The festival also features a Corn Maze that is specially grown for the occasion, Pony Rides, and a Petting Farm. Visitors can compete and play games run by student clubs or listen to live music. Food and drinks are available to purchase.
Time/Place: AGRIscapes Agricultural Outreach Center, Cal Poly Pomona
Contact: 909-869-6722 / www.cpp.edu
House of Ruths Tacos and Brews Oct. 7
Tickets include tacos, two drinks (beer or wine), coffee, tea or water, and entertainment. There will silent auction and drawings. Lift your voices to end domestic violence!
Time/Place: 5-9pm / Claremont Craft Ales
Chinos Harvest Festival Oct. 12
Bring the family for fun activities, learn about seed planting, watch cow milking demonstrations and tour the museum.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Old Schoolhouse Museum: 5493 B. Street
Contact: 909-334-3278 / www.chinovalleyhistoricalsociety.org
Rancho Cucamonga Fire District Open House Oct. 12
Come visit the fire station and learn more about fire safety, emergency preparedness and injury prevention! The days activities include learning fire safety tips, live demonstrations, firefighter dress-up pictures, giveaways, and a special guest appearance by Sparky the Fire Dog. Were kicking off the festivities with a Pancake Breakfast, which begins at 9am.
Time/Place: 9am-2pm / Jersey Fire Station
CVFDs Open House Oct. 12
Meet local firefighters, tour the fire station and training facility, see the fire engines that respond to emergencies, watch live demos, learn valuable safety tips. Children have the opportunity to speak with firefighters about the Fire Service, learn about what they should do if there is a fire, any many more safety messages. The day also includes a Chili Cook-Off from 11am-1pm.
Time/Place: 9am-2pm / Fire Station 61 and Training Center, Chino
Contact: 909-902-5260 / www.chinovalleyfire.org
Landscape and Water Conservation Festival Oct. 12
Together with your local water providers, we bring you this free family-friendly festival where you can celebrate and learn more about waterwise practices and sustainable landscaping through free workshops, demonstrations, and resources to help you be successful in achieving a water efficient home and yard.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Waterwise Community Center, Montclair
Contact: 909-626-2711 / www.cbwcd.org
Lets Move on the Trail Oct. 12
A free multi-departmental event that aims to educate and empower the community to make Fontana the ideal place to live, learn, work, and play. Join us for information on emergency preparedness, tours and demonstrations from Fire and PD, Taste of Fontana, free giveaways, and much more! Register for our Family Walk/Run and Family Bike Ride today for a free t-shirt and bike helmet (bike ride only) while supplies lasts!
Time/Place: 9am-1pm / Pacific Electric Trail, Fontana
Chino Hills Wine Walk Oct. 12
Spectacular outdoor event with the opportunity to enjoy great wines, craft breweries, restaurants, and entertainment. Wine Tastings Sample a selection of over 60 wines. Food Bites Enjoy a variety of delectable foods to compliment your wine. Hop & Wine Garden Featuring premium wines and craft beers.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / The Shoppes At Chino Hills
Contact: 909-364-2736 / www.chinohillsfoundation.com/wine-walk
Autumn Blood Drive Oct. 15
Blood donors must show valid photo identification, be at least 15 years old, weigh 110 pounds, and be in general good health. Minors (ages 15-17) must provide a completed parental consent form. Blood donors should drink plenty of decaffeinated liquids prior to donating. Medical personnel will check donors temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and iron level.
Time/Place: 1-6pm / Chino Hills City Hall
Contact: 800-879-4484 / www.lstream.org
Howl-O-Wine n Brew Tasting Oct. 18
Enjoy an evening of fun, spooks, prizes, food, and drinks! Your ticket as well as money raised from the auction prizes will go directly towards the pets! Every ticket comes with a Souvenir Tasting Glass for unlimited tastes of Brews, Wine, and Liquor. Plus, enjoy Food Bites, Access to the Silent Auction, and Pet Contests so your furry friend can join the fun too.
Time/Place: 6-10pm / The Farm at the Fairplex, Pomona
Contact: 909-623-9777 x634 / www.ivhsspca.org/howl
Masquerade Dance Oct. 18
Its that time of the year, with a CHILL in the air, so grab your favorite mask and everyone beware. Your mask can be fancy or scary you see, its all up to you on what you will be. Open to all Adults. Light refreshments. Raffles will be provided. Free dance lessons with paid admission starts at 6pm.
Time/Place: 7-10pm / 11200 Base Line Rd., Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: 909-477-2780 / www.cityofrc.us
Ontario Festival of the Arts Oct. 19
Activities for the day will hold visual and performing arts with artist booths, art demonstrations, art instruction, maker machines, display of historic artifacts, ephemera, live musical performances and feature a mini-historic walking tour of the Arts District.
Time/Place: 11am-7pm / Museum District
Contact: 909-395-2222 / www.OntarioArts.org/Festival
Dogtoberfest Oct. 19
Celebrate the Fall season with Friends of Upland Animal Shelter. Enjoy pet adoptions, a pet walk and costume parade, costume contests, vendor BOO-tique, food and beverages, and more! All proceeds will benefit shelter pets.
Time/Place: 3-7pm / Memorial Park, Upland
Contact: 909-931-4185 / www.friendsofuplandanimalshelter.org
Celebrated Author Visits Sleepy Hollow Oct. 19
Jeri Westerson will be signing two of her newest releases. Jeri Westerson, best known for her Crispin Guest Medieval Noir mysteries, has two paranormal series in bookstores. Westersons spooky book launch event will start promptly at 5pm in the barn, with readings, a free raffle, and book signings.
Time/Place: 5pm / Chaffey-Garcia House, Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: 909-899-8432 / www.etiwandahistoricalsociety.org
Chino Valley Chamber Business Expo Oct. 19
Provides an opportunity for the business community to meet the community and share information about the products and services they provide.
Time/Place: 11am-3pm / The Shoppes at Chino Hills
Contact: 909-627-6177 / www.chinohills.org
Halloween Carnival and Costume Contest Oct. 24
Carnival games and activities for the whole family. Costume contest begins at 5:15 pm.
Time/Place: 4-6:30pm / Westwind Community Center, Ontario
Contact: 909-395-2506 / www.ontarioca.gov
Golf Tournament to Benefit Hero Support Force Oct. 25
Entry fee includes green fees, a cart, goody bag and lunch. There will be a putting contest, longest drive and closest to the pin contests, as well as prize drawings and a 50/50 drawing. Hero Support Force is designed to serve and support our military, veterans, first responders and their families in the Inland Empire and High Desert communities.
Time/Place: 8am / Whispering Lakes Golf Course, Ontario
Contact: 909-633-6015 / www.herosupportforce.org
Halloween Costume Dance Oct. 25
Participants are encouraged to wear a costume. Face masks and weapons are not permitted. Costumes cannot be revealing. Space is limited, arrive early to guarantee entry!
Time/Place: 6-8pm / Dorothy A. Quesada Community Center
Contact: 909-395-2300 / www.ontarioca.gov
Chino Document Shredding Event Oct. 26
Documents will be shredding on site while you watch. There is a limit of 5 filing boxes of documents per vehicle. Get tips from the Chino Police on how to protect your and your familys identities in this age of social media.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Chino City Hall
Pumpkin Carving Workshop Oct. 26
There will be free fall fun activities for the whole family: Pumpkin Carving, Garden Workshop & Activity, Face Painting, Games, Raffles, Giveaways, and more.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Chino Community Garden: 5976 Riverside Dr.
Contact: 909-334-3478 / www.cityofchino.org
Rancho Cucamonga Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 26
Free for ALL AGES! Haunted Maze. Trunk or Treat Stations. Childrens Activities.
Time/Place: 4:30-7:30pm / Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter
Contact: 909-477-2760 / www.cityofrc.us
Tunnels to Towers 5K Oct. 26
Follow the footsteps of 9/11 hero, firefighter Stephen Siller, to ensure that we never forget and honor the sacrifices of our first responders and military heroes.
Time/Place: 7am / Jesse Turner Health & Fitness Community Center
Contact: 951-505-1439 / www.t2trun.org
Taste of Flight Gala Oct. 26
Whether you prefer wine, beer or both, youll find a wide variety to choose from. Various appetizers, gourmet small plates and dessert will also be served. There will be Silent Auction items. All benefits go to supporting the Planes of Fame Air Museum, its aircraft, and programs which include veteran appreciation, youth education, and scholarships.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino
Contact: 909-597-3722 / www.planesoffame.org
Fontana Halloween Howl Oct. 26
Bring your dogs out to the Fontana Dog Park for a dog costume contest and canine trick or treating.
Time/Place: 2:30-4:30pm / Jesse Turner Health & Fitness Community Center, Fontana
Contact: 909-854-5100 / www.fontana.org
Dia De Los Muertos Oct. 29
Come experience traditional cultural dances, music, and art activities. Event theme attire is encouraged for all who attend.
Time/Place: 4-7pm / Lewis Library Courtyard
Ontario Halloween Family Fun Oct. 29
A family event with carnival booth games, costume contest music, coloring table and prizes.
Time/Place: 5:30-7:30pm / De Anza Community & Teen Center
Contact: 909-395-2030 / www.ontarioca.gov
Chino Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 31
Games, Trunk or Treating, Giveaways, Costume Contest and special guest appearances.
Time/Place: 4-8pm / Ruben S. Ayala Park
Scary-A-Faire Celebration Oct. 31
As always, trick-or-treaters will safely make their way through fun interactive games and activities, receiving tricks or treats at each stop along the way. Dress up in your Halloween attire for our costume contest from 5-7:10pm.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Historic Downtown Upland
Fontana Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 31
Enjoy entertainment, costume contests, a haunted house, music, games, crafts, prizes and trunk or treating.
Time/Place: 4-7pm / Jesse Turner Health & Fitness Community Center
Contact: 909-854-5100 / www.fontana.org
Trick or Treat at The Shoppes Oct. 31
The City of Chino Hills will provide children with a fun and safe environment to go trick-or-treating. Remember to bring your treat bag! The City will be hosting candy stations, craft stations, a photo booth area, mobile recreation games, and a costume contest at 4pm.
Time/Place: 3-5pm / The Shoppes at Chino Hills
Contact: 909-364-2700 / www.chinohills.org/trickortreat
Fontana Halloween Events Oct. 31
Enjoy entertainment, costume contests, a haunted house, music, games, crafts, prizes and trunk or treating at Seville Park, Fontana Park and Southridge Park.
Time/Place: 4-7pm / Various Locations