Fun Fall Activities in and around Kent, Washington
This fall there are tons of fun things to do in and around Kent, Washington! Here are a few festive highlights for our 2017 Fall Roundup!
SEPT 29-OCT 29, 2017 Weekends
Wild Waves Theme & Water Park
36201 Enchanted Pkwy S, Federal Way, Washington 98003
Wild Waves Theme & Water Park gets a SPOOKTACULAR makeover and re-opens it’s theme park doors for thrillseekers who can navigate through the park with more than 25 rides in the DARK. PLUS, nightmares come to life in two bone-chilling haunted houses and one haunted trail through the woods.
Little goblins head to Booville, a scare-free zone for children ages 12 and under, featuring spooky crafts and games.
SEPT 30- OCT 31
Carpinito Bros, 9AM-7PM
(Note: Both the Farm Fun Yard and Hayride are located across the street from the pumpkin patch)
Carpinito Brothers U-Pick Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is the perfect place for a fun and festive fall outing! Pick a pumpkin, get lost in acres of corn- this year’s designs are the Shark and Seahorse mazes. The Farm Fun Yard activities include: Farm Animals, Hay Maze, Corn Pen, Duck Races, Rodeo Ropin’ Cows, Goat Walk and much more. There is also hayrides, a produce stand and a concession stand.
Mosby Farms, 10AM-Dusk
12754 SE Green Valley Rd, Auburn, WA 98092
It’s their 25th annual pumpkin patch, corn maze (and hay rides on weekends).
A family oriented, simple, harvest-style pumpkin patch. Pick pumpkins from their pumpkin patch fields and take part in supporting local agriculture.
Dia de los Muertos Celebration, 10:30AM – 11:30AM
All ages welcome.
Drop in to enjoy free, fun activities like button making and Loteria as well as live music in celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Chilean musician and story teller Marco Cortes will be performing in English and Spanish.
Owl Prowl, 9PM – 11PM
21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, Washington 98058
Ticket Information ($10 suggested donation): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/owl-prowl-tickets-36978205809
Join local birding-enthusiast Joe Miles, to learn about owls, their biology, and how to make an owl call! Then, join SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve staff and birding experts for a night-time tour of the Preserve. Practice your owl calls and see if we can entice an owl to respond!
Exhibit Opening “Stranger Things: Kent”, 12PM-4PM
855 E Smith St, Kent, Washington 98030
“Stranger Things: Bizarre and Unusual Stories from Kent” will be opening this October. This exhibit will focus on some of the lesser known stories in the city’s historic past and some of the intriguing characters that helped make Kent what it is today. For this exhibit we’re opening our archives and our ears to some of the more obscure narratives of the Valley and invite you to come learn some small town secrets from the past!
Festive Fall Bazaar, 12PM
Green River College
12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, WA 98092
Shop with local, small businesses for products and wares to get you and your household ready for fall or even start some pre-holiday shopping! 15 vendors.
Sweeter Than Honey, 1 PM-4PM
20829 72nd Ave S Suite 800 Kent, WA 98032
Ticket Information, $40: www.greenrivercollegefoundation.org
A fundraiser to provide a sweet educational experience to help our community understand the complexities of the honeybee problems. Raise funds for the Green River College Honeybee Project; Hear from the local beekeepers; Taste the sweet success of raw honey from Kent, Auburn, Maple Valley, Enumclaw and nearby cities, (they are aiming for 20 different locations); and Danny Najera, PhD will discuss the reality of the problems honeybees face and tell what you can do to help save the honeybees.
Sugar Skulls (Calaveritas De Azúcar) Art Workshop, 3:30PM – 5:00PM
Renton Highlands library
2801 NE 10th St, Renton, WA 98056
Learn the significance of sugar skulls placed at the Altars to commemorate the “loved departed ones” as part of Dia de Muertos. Decorate a pre-made sugar skull using glitter paint, sequins, assorted paper and more. All supplies provided. Grades 4-12. Presented by Amaranta Sandys, www.artmaranth.org
Create, 6:30 PM
216 W Gowe St #300, Kent, WA 98032
Elizabeth leads artists through creating their own masterpiece of a spooky moon scene in acrylic paint.
Beer, wine, coffee, and soft drinks will be available, but are not required.
Sugar Skull Paint and Sip, 5:30PM-8PM
Artsy Fartsy Art Lessons
218 West Meeker Street, Kent, Washington 98032
Get into the Halloween spirit with this colorfully spooky paint and sip event! Susan will be your painting tour guide as you are lead step by step in paint mixing and brush stroke techniques to create your own unique sugar skull! This mysetrious creation has a completely different look when it lays under a blacklight, so it’s like you are painting two paintings in one! All supplies, the lesson, and even light munchies are included in the cost. Stencils will be available upon request, so no artistic experience is needed! This event is BYOB, so artists 21 and older only please unless accompanied by an adult. To RSVP for this event, please call 253-236-5005 or visit www.artsyfartsyartlessons.com .
Renton Civic Theatre, 8PM
507 S 3rd St, Renton, WA 98057
Last Chance Productions presents Evil Dead the Musical. You won’t want to miss this hilarious live stage show that takes all the elements of the cult classic horror films, Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them to create one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time.
CAToberfest – A Celebration of Cats!, 11AM-3PM
Renton Technical College, Bldg H
3000 NE 4th St, Renton, WA 98056
A “Celebration of Cats” and 10th annual Fundraiser for South County Cats. Join us at this fun family event for Speakers, Raffle, Silent Auction, Vendors, Food, Kids’ Activities. Free Admission but
Donations of canned cat food or cash are appreciated.
The Celtic Club Irish Pub
623 Central Ave S, Kent, Washington 98032
DJ Albdat will be spinning your Halloween favorites, costume contest with cash prizes and much more!
Trick or Treat Open House, 4PM-8PM
216 W Gowe St, Suite 300, Kent, Washington 98032
Go to Create! for a fun costumed evening of games. Door prizes and goodies will be provided. (Must be in costume for entry to door prizes.)
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve
21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058
Bogs are full of all sorts of tricks and treats! Join us for Halloween crafts, games, treats, and a spooky celebration at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. Take haunted tours, play spider games, enjoy crafts and family friendly fun!
205 Airport Way, Renton, WA 98057
The Motors Rock The Halloween party at The Hangar 205! Drink specials, costume contest, prizes and The Motors Band!
Dogktoberfest, 1 PM – 6 PM
Save U More International Gourmet Market
23636 104th Ave SE, Kent, Washington 98031
Introducing the first ever, to Save U More, Dogktoberfest! There will be: Bratwurst, Dog-friendly hot dogs, Seasonal beers, Seasonal Dog Treats and toys, Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting for kids and Dogs, Free Nail trims, Grooming Discounts, Pet adoptions, Pet and Kid costume contest with fun prizes.
Spooky Costume Ball, 6PM-11PM
REDS Wine Bar
321 Ramsay Way, Kent, Washington 98032
A spooky, scary and oh-so-fun costume ball at Reds! Dress up in your favorite costume and go boogy with them. Who says kids get all the fun? Live music starts at 8pm. NOT for the faint of heart..…
Halloween Swim, 7PM-9PM
Covington Aquatic Center
18230 SE 240th St, Covington, Washington 98042
Lights out, a glowing pool, and ghoulish fun await you! The Spooky Swim is an annual event held ON Halloween, where everyone gets to swim in the Pool with no lights on! Fees: $5.00 per participant ($4.00 for Covington Residents).
Kent Station Halloween, 4:30PM-7PM
417 Ramsay Way, Kent, Washington 98032
Bring your little pumpkins, princesses, super heroes and ninjas for a fun evening of trick-or-treating and a costume contest at Kent Station! Details at http://www.kentstation.com/kent-station-halloween