Elaborate Display of Haunted Humor Appears

Oct 24,2022

The family known for creating the hilarious and somewhat exhaustive send up of former presidents’, their inner circles’, and associated political figures’ transgressions for the past five Halloweens has chosen a decidedly less controversial topic for this year's display: Haunted Broadway.

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Celebrating Halloween: 2020 Style

Oct 29,2020

With no Trick or Treating allowed this year, Alamedans, young and old, can still enjoy the many homes decorated for the season throughout the Island City. Not to be missed is Dan Balsam’s annual polcitical statement at San Antonio Avenue and Union Street.

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Island City All Geared up for Halloween

Oct 29,2019

When it comes to Halloween, Alameda has a great sense of humor. The Island has been preparing for the hordes of young ghosts and goblins to descend on the city Thursday night, some developing elaborate, decorative displays to convey their enthusiasm for the macabre holiday.

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Pumpkin Patch Returns

Oct 23,2018

The Alameda Fire Deparment received some help from the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, last Friday, during the annual Halloween Pumpkin Patch hosted by the department. Kids of all ages get to take a home a free pumpkin each year at the event which took place for the 19th year.

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Ghouls, Goblins Descend on the Island

Oct 31,2017

Last Sunday’s Halloween Hoopla on Webster Street was another success this year. It brought several scary figures to the West End for some festive fun. The West Alameda Business Association (WABA) hosted the Hoopla last weekend, prior to Halloween.

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APD -- APD is warning parents to check their children's Halloween candy after child was sick after ingesting a THC-laced fruit chew at a Halloween event.

Child Sick After Ingesting THC-Infused Candy at School Event

Oct 31,2023

An Alameda elementary school student reported feeling ill after ingesting a THC-infused candy they received at a PTA Halloween event on Sunday, Oct. 29. The child and the child’s parents attended a “trunk or treat” event at Earhart Elementary School, according to reports.

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Google Maps and Colin Close -- An example of what the map will look like once submissions have been collected and Jack-O-Lanterns have been placed.

Halloween Map

Oct 06,2022

This year the Alameda Sun would like to try something a little different. It has been brought to our attention that we have never published a map of where all the beastly decorated houses in the Island City are located; a Halloween Map, if you will.

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Rhythmix to host Halloween MashUP

Oct 08,2020

Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda's destination for global arts and culture, presents the Halloween MashUP - A Virtual Costume Dance-Party with Live Entertainment and Bingo on Saturday, October 31st from 7:00 - 9:00pm on Zoom.

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