Nightmare on Wall Street
Belltown neo-tiki joint Navy Strength goes evil with a menu of horror-themed cocktails, including the Slasher, which serves two, contains something called "candy corn orgeat," and arrives in a damn pumpkin. The proceedings culminate with a Halloween party. But there's also an American Psycho pop up dinner (tickets on sale soon), so prepare to brandish your best business cards. Oct 17–31, Navy Strength, Free –Stefan Milne

Haunted Chocolate Factory Tour
The Haunted Chocolate Factory Tour allows guest to wander the factory after hours and learn about the ghosts and gremlins that haunt Seattle’s beloved chocolate makers. Oct 18–21 & Oct 25–28, Seattle Chocolate, $10

This Is Halloween
This adaptation of Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas features cabaret and burlesque styles, as well as a live orchestra. Oct 19–31, The Triple Door, $39–$49

Halloween Pub Crawl
Ready for 14 hours of costumed bar hopping between downtown and Pioneer Square? With well over 1,000 attendees last year, you’re sure to make friends with fellow walking La Croix cans and Tonya Hardings along the way. Oct 20, Various Locations, $15–$25

Ray’s Pumpkin Carving Party
A cozy carving party ticket comes with one pumpkin, an LED candle, carving tools, and a mug of hot apple cider. Oct 20, Ray’s Cafe, $17

MoPOP Matinee: Young Frankenstein
Watch Wilder leave Wonka behind in this 1974 classic, followed by an unveiling of a Mary Shelley bust and a reading from Leslie S. Klinger’s The New Annotated Frankenstein. Oct 21, JBL Theater, Free with RSVP

Halloween Pet Parade 
As Spaniels and Siamese strut their stuff through Volunteer Park, human parade-goers can enjoy vendor booths, food trucks, and live music. Oct 21, Volunteer Park, Free

Special Halloween Tour 
Explore the dark and tortured psyches that inspired some of the Frye’s eeriest works with this annual tour (for guests 16+). Oct 25, Frye Art Museum, Free

Zombie Crawl Through Pike Place Market
Though the speed of tourists often resemble a zombie’s laggard pace, now it will be on theme as market spots embrace the undead (do dress for the unlively occasion). Pick up a Bloody Eyeball Float from Shug’s Soda Fountain and Ice Cream, a blood orange mule from Rachel’s Ginger Beer, plus other dark and stormy offerings. Oct 26, Pike Place Market, Free –Rosin Saez 

Smith Tower Halloween Party
Come in 1920’s garb and dance the night away with 100 years of Smith Tower ghosts. Oct 26, 27, & 31, Smith Tower, $35–$40

A Witches High Tea 
Double, double, toil, and tea? Head down to Hotel Sorrento to enjoy an afternoon of wicked concoctions. Costumes encouraged. Oct 27, Hotel Sorrento, $39

Hilloween
An indoor kids carnival, pumpkin decorating, and trick-or-treating along Broadway are just a few of the family-friendly activities on Capitol Hill. Oct 27, Mitchell Activity Center, Free

Run Scared
Who knew that a scarecrow mask could double as a sweatband? Throw on your costume a few days early for a 5k or 10k through Seward Park. Proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Oct 28, Seward Park, $40–$50

Vampire Planet: Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror
This 1929 German horror film may quench your vampiric thirst. It's silent, but after the noise around Twilight, that's a welcome break. Oct 31, Central Library, Free

Tacocat
Our reigning punk-pop quartet plays its now-annual Halloween show. Anybody have some Dana Katherine Scully garb? Oct 31, Chop Suey, $15

Halloween Against Homelessness
With 100% of the proceeds going to organization Facing Homelessness, High Dive provides an opportunity for community development through local music. Oct 31, High Dive, $10

Chophouse Row Costume Party
Ride the spooky freight elevator from Cafe Pettirosso to Cloud Studios for vinyl DJ’s and dancing, a costume contest and a haunted bar. Oct 31, Café Pettirosso, $10

La Luz
The formerly local ladies of La Luz return with their eerie, harmonious surf rock for a special Halloween performance. Oct 31, The Crocodile, $20

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Concerts

La Luz

$20 The Crocodile

The formerly local ladies of La Luz return with their eerie, harmonious surf rock for a special Halloween performance.

Special Events

Chophouse Row Costume Party

Cafe Pettirosso

Ride the spooky freight elevator from Petti Rosso to Cloud Studios for vinyl DJ’s and dancing, a costume contest and a haunted bar.

Concerts

Halloween Against Homelessness

$10 High Dive

With 100% of the proceeds going to organization Facing Homelessness, High Dive provides an opportunity for community development through local music.

Concerts

Tacocat

$15 Chop Suey

Our reigning punk-pop quartet plays its annual Halloween show. Anybody have some Dana Katharine Scully garb? 

Film

Vampire Planet: Nosferatu: A Symphony Of Horror

Free Seattle Public Library, Central Library

This 1929 German horror film may quench your vampiric thirst. It's silent, but after the noise around Twilight, that's a welcome break.

Sports

Run Scared

$40–$50 Seward Park

Who knew that a scarecrow mask could double as a sweatband. Throw on your costume a few days early for a 5k or 10k through Seward Park. Proceeds go to the Le...

Family

Hilloween

Free Charles H. Mitchell Activity Center

An indoor kids carnival, pumpkin decorating, and trick-or-treating along Broadway are just a few of the family-friendly activities on Capitol Hill. 

Food & Drink

A Witches High Tea

$39 Sorrento Hotel

Double, double, toil, and tea? Head down to Hotel Sorrento to enjoy an afternoon of wicked concoctions. Costumes encouraged. 

Special Events

Smith Tower Halloween Party

$35–$40 Smith Tower

Come in 1920’s garb and dance the night away with the Smith Tower ghosts of the last 100 years.

Eat & Drink

Zombie Crawl Through Pike Place Market

Free Pike Place Market

Though the speed of tourists often resemble a zombie’s laggard pace, now it will be on theme as market spots embrace the undead (do dress for the unlively oc...

Special Events

Frye Art Museum Special Halloween Tour

Free Frye Art Museum

Frye gets into the occult for Halloween, offering a tour of the museum’s darker corners. You can expect an exploration of anything from the gallery’s Munich ...

Family

Halloween Pet Parade

Free Volunteer Park

As Spaniels and Siamese strut their stuff through Volunteer Park, human parade-goers can enjoy vendor booths, food trucks, and live music. 

Books & Talks, Film

MoPOP Matinee: Young Frankenstein

$26–36 EMP Museum

Watch Wilder leave Wonka behind in this 1974 classic, followed by an unveiling of a Mary Shelley bust and a reading from Leslie S. Klinger’s The New Annotate...

Art, Family

Ray's Pumpkin Carving Party

$17 Ray's Boathouse

A cozy carving party ticket comes with one pumpkin, an LED candle, carving tools, and a mug of hot apple cider.

Eat & Drink

Halloween Pub Crawl 2018

$15–$25 Various Locations

Ready for 14 hours of costumed bar hopping between downtown and Pioneer Square? With well over 1,000 attendees last year, you’re sure to make friends with fe...

Concerts, Film

This is Halloween

9:00 PM and 7:00 PM $39–$49 The Triple Door

This adaptation of Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas features cabaret and burlesque styles, as well as a live orchestra. 

Food & Drink, Special Events

Haunted Chocolate Factory Tour

5:00 PM and 5:00 PM $10

The Haunted Chocolate Factory Tour allows guest to wander the factory after hours and learn about the ghosts and gremlins that haunt Seattle’s beloved chocol...

Food & Drink

Nightmare on Wall Street

3:00 PM Free Navy Strength

Belltown neo-tiki joint Navy Strength goes evil with a menu of horror-themed cocktails, including the Slasher, which serves two, contains something called "c...