Updated 10/27/2003, 11:49 a.m. PST
Looking for a fun way to celebrate fall? Check out some of these local fall activities. Have one to add to the list? Email us and we’ll check it out, and add it if it’s appropriate. Thanks for reading! [Note: We've made every effort to provide accurate information. However, we recommend that you contact the event host to confirm dates, times and details.]
Autumn Craft Fair 2013
Sunrise Elementary School
22300 132nd Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042
Sat., Nov. 2, 9 am – 4 pm
Start your holiday shopping early with the 17th annual fall craft fair, hosted by Sunrise Elementary School PTA. Stuffed toys, candles, jewelry, soap, ornaments, handbags, quilts, handmade baskets and more. Light refreshments and beverages available for purchase.
Boo-Allup in Puyallup
Oct. 31, 3 to 6 pm
Trick-or-treat in downtown Puyallup from 3 to 6 pm on Halloween. In addition, there will be treats, carnival games and more at the Cobweb Carnival at Pioneer Park Pavilion. Dog Daze Natural Pet Market is hosting a pet costume competition at 3:30 pm, followed by the Elite School of Dance performing Thriller! at 4:30 pm.
Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
Corner of 277th and W. Valley Hwy.
Open daily through Halloween
9 am to Disk
- Two themed corn mazes (over 3 miles of paths)
- Tractor-pulled hayrides (about 10 mins. long)
- Hay Maze
- Farm Animals
- Fall decorations
- Farm fresh produce
- Hot roasted corner, kettle corn, etc.
Click here for more info., including pricing.
Faith & Victory Church Harvest Party
1601 W. Valley Hwy. N., Auburn, WA 98001
Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.
Every year Faith and Victory Church hosts a free Harvest Party as an alternative to Halloween. We create a safe and church minded environment so our kids can enjoy the experience. Our kids get dressed up and come down to the church for games, candy, and a whole lot of fun. We always have TONS of candy to give out. Everyone is welcome.
Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat
Riverview Community Church
4315 S. 216th St., Kent, WA 98032
Oct. 27, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Free popcorn, cotton candy, carnival games, face painting and candy. $1 corn dogs and pizza.
Halloween Fun at the Covington Library
27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042
Come show off your costume at Covington Library, Wednesday, October 30. Bring your camera and strike a pose at the Halloween photo booth! Use the librarys props (paper masks, hats, etc.) or wear your own costume. This all day event is sponsored by the Friends of the Covington Library. Drop by anytime during regular library hours: 10am-9pm. All ages welcome. Hope to see you there!
There will also be face painting for Tweens and Teens (grades 4-12). Registration is required for the face painting as there will be limited openings. 4-6pm. Register online or call: 253-630-8761.
And a Dia de Muertos Show for ages 5+ will be happening from 7-8pm: These talented musicians play traditional music of the holiday on accordion, ukulele and theremin. Share festivities that surround honoring the dead in an atmosphere of carnival fun.
Halloween Fun at Kent Station
Trick-or-Treating and Costume Contest
Oct. 31, 4 to 6:30 p.m.
Safe, family trick-or-treating at Kent Station in downtown Kent along with a costume contest. Prizes will be awarded for best individual and group costumes. Costume judging begins at the Kent Station Fountain Stage (in front of AMC Theatres) at 4:30 p.m.
Halloween Train at Northwest Railway Museum
Snoqualmie Depot : 38625 SE King ST, Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Northbend Depot: 205 McClellan ST, North Bend, WA 98045
See Events page at Seattle Southside for details, including schedule
Activities include: watch an old-fashioned cider press demonstration, enjoy Depot and train decorations, and sip warm apple cider. This fun celebration of Fall and Halloween is a great time for people of any age!
LeMay Halloween Trunk-or-Treat
LeMay Family Collection Foundation – Marymount Event Center
325 152nd ST E
Tacoma, WA 98445
Rain or shine…Enjoy a unique way to trick-or-treat! LeMay Halloween Trunk-or-Treat provides a safe environment for families to enjoy an inexpensive afternoon of Halloween fun in a neat atmosphere! Costumed children (age 12 & under) trick-or-treat outdoors by going from car trunk to car trunk to get their bag filled with goodies. Families, individuals or groups host and decorate a collector car, motorcycle, or hearse (or regular driver cars are welcome, too!) and provide packaged candy to be given out to the children at the event. There is no charge to participate – the more the merrier!Ghouls, goblins and ghosts of all ages will enjoy this fun activity, so come out and join us for some freaky fun. This year’s “spooktacular” highlights include:* Prizes for the best-decorated trunks* Costume Awards (special prize for car-related costumes)Visiting Tip: All visitors dressed in costume on this day will receive HALF-OFF admission to see the indoor museum collection at Marymount (over 500 more vintage vehicles). NOTE: Adults must accompany children – No drop offs! Children should be wearing costumes. Candy should be pre-packaged.
Museum of Fright
Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way South
Tukwila, WA 98108
Sun., Oct. 27, 11 am – 3 pmFly your broomstick to The Museum of Flight and help us celebrate Halloween’s scariest flyers! Make a ghostly creature that is sure to give your parents a fright when you send it floating through the air. Join in on the flightfully spooky fun – that is, if you’re not too scared!Free admission for kids 17 and under in costume (with adult supervision)
$5 admission for kids 17 and under without a costume
$10 for all adultsDiscount prices valid all day. Cannot be combined with other offers or coupons. Admission available in-person.
Museum of Fright activities include:
The spooky sounds of the Theremin
”Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein” movie
• Personal Courage Wing
Bats on a stick
• Murdock Theater
Living history/ghost stories
• Aviation Learning Center
Spooky simulator flights/haunted house area
• Great Gallery Well
• Side Gallery
Rocket brooms/pumpkin target
Candy corn airplanes
Candy corn guessing jar (prize is a Museum of Flight membership)
• Earth/space Exhibit
Pumpkin Express on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad
Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad
54124 Mountain Hwy E
Elbe, WA 98330
Oct. 26 – 27, 2013
Ride the train to the Mineral Lake Pumpkin Patch. The “Great Pumpkin” will greet your young ones and host a hunt through the hay stacks for their own pumpkin. Don’t forget your costume and camera. Enjoy the cool temperatures and beautiful colors only found this time of year in the foothills of Mt. Rainier.
Salty’s Halloween Brunch & Costume Contest for Kids
Salty’s @ Redondo Beach (28201 Redondo Beach Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198)
Dress your kids in their Halloween finest and bring them to Salty’s Sunday Brunch on October 27 and you could win Free Brunch for Four! Ghosts, goblins, witches! Don’t be scared! Just try to scare us!
Your kids will love our pumpkin patch where they can pick small pumpkins amongst the bales of hay and scarecrows. (Limit two per table; must be accompanied by an adult.) You’ll love our fun crazy spooky desserts with a Halloween theme.
Winner will be chosen in a random drawing on October 28. Winner’s photo will be posted on Salty’s Facebook pages. Please be sure to ask Mom or Dad for permission for posting your photo on Facebook. Costume contest winners at each Salty’s will receive Free Brunch for Four.
Spooktacular – Costume Contest @ Southcenter
2800 Southcenter Mall
Tukwila, WA 98188
Sat., Oct. 26
Join us at Westfield Southcenter for some Spooktacular fun, with free activities for children of all ages. Radio Disney will be onsite hosting family games and entertainment, plus don’t forget to visit our balloon artist and have your photo taken at our Spooktacular photo booth!
Spooktacular Costume Contest
12–4pm in Macy’s Court
12 pm – Registration begins
1 pm – Ages 3 and under
2 pm – Ages 4–7
3 pm – Ages 8–12
601 SW 41st St, Renton, WA 98057
Thurs., Oct. 31, 3 to 7 pm
Trick-or-treat at IKEA.