If you're looking for Halloween events near Seattle, you've come to the right place! We've got plenty of local happenings going on over the next few months, both spooky and thirst-quenching. Check out our event calendar for more details!
October 6, Noon-4:00 p.m.
This fall celebration in Des Moines’ North Marina Business District will feature local businesses, wine and art. You will visit eight local businesses and enjoy great art, wine, food and service specials. Proceeds of this event benefit the Seafair Waterland Festival, Fireworks over Des Moines and many other Destination Des Moines community events.
October 18–21 and October 25–28
Prepare to be spooked at this tasty after-hours tour! Wander through the haunted factory and search for hidden clues to a secret treasure. Book your spot at www.experiencechocolate.co
October 20, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Children can pick their own pumpkin out of a floating pumpkin patch from 1:00-3:00 p.m.! There will also be an open swim, with access to the diving board and waterslide, plus snacks and other spooky fun for all ages. Cost: $3 per person, which includes a pumpkin. www.tukwilapool.org
October 27, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center hosts a free Halloween festival, “Fear on the Pier” from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Help put together marine mammal skeletons and learn how they are prepared, take a close look at some of the creepiest specimens that are brought out only for this spooky occasion and watch divers compete to carve the best pumpkin underwater. Costumes are encouraged. www.mast.highline.edu
October 27, Noon-4:00 p.m.
The annual safe trick-or-treat in downtown Burien features many neighborhood activities and trick-or-treating. Activities include: creepy crawlers pub crawl and costume content (Age 21+), Weinerdog races, canine costume contest, haunted houses and of course, trick-or-treating. www.seattlesouthside.com
The Museum of Flight celebrates Halloween family fun as “the Museum of Fright.” The museum’s spacious galleries provide Halloween carnival-style games and activities to spark imagination, innovation and get in the Halloween spirit. Visit Frankenstein’s Lab in the Aviation Learning Center, hop through an obstacle course under the Blackbird and encounter other frightful surprises. Admission is free for those aged 18 and under and wearing a costume. www.museumofflight.org
Des Moines is proud to present a safe and entertaining trail of businesses for all children to walk along and gather treats. New this year, the Trunk-or-Treat area will be set up in the parking lot at John L. Scott. Bring your ghouls and goblins out for a family-friendly free event along Marine View Drive and 7th Ave. S., from 3:00-8:00 p.m.
Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services is hosting a Halloween Carnival at the Des Moines Field House from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with a host of frightfully fun, skill-challenging games for those aged 12 and under. www.destinationdesmoines.org
November 2, 2018, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
This free event at the Burien Community Center is open to the entire community and celebrates the tradition of honoring and remembering our ancestors and families. www.burienwa.gov