Of the 20 best cities for collecting trick-or-treating candy booty, Sacramento ranks 6th out of 20 on the Zillow Trick-or-Treat Housing Index. According to the Zillow Blog, the real estate website used it's data to come up with the rankings. Included in the mix is Zillow's home value index, population density, walk score, and local crime data. The results give cities yielding the most candy with the least walking and safety risks. In their next installment, Zillow plans to zero in on the best trick-or-treating neighborhoods in their chosen cities. They say wealthy areas aren't necessarily the best for filling the candy bag. Zillow's #1 is Seattle and #2 is San Francisco. Phoenix rounds out the list at #20.
Trick-or-treat isn't the only way to enjoy Halloween in Sacramento. There are a variety Sacramento Halloween events and parties, from family-friendly activities to those strictly for adult ghouls and goblins.
- The Sacramento Bee has a great collection of both family-friendly and adult Halloween events. Take the kids to Funderland Amusement Park, get spooky at the California Auto Museum, and lots more.
- News10 Halloween has lots of information about Sacramento-area Halloween happenings, including contests, festivals, pumpkin patches, and haunted houses.
- clubZone has a list of Halloween events at clubs and night spots around Sacramento.
- If you are looking to rent a Halloween costume, a good place to check out is Broadway Costumes, 3945 Franklin Blvd. in Sacramento.
Get on over to About.com: Halloween for more Halloween tips and ideas. You can find just about everything you might need for a fun and spooky Halloween holiday.