Haunted Houses

Six Freaky Halloween Vacations

Washington fall day trip and vacation destinations that make you go "boo." Plus: How to freak out Stephen King-style.

10/21/2021 By Allison Williams

SCARE SHOW

Washington State's Most Horrific Film Achievements

Scary movies perfect for Halloween, from The Ring to the David Lynch canon.

10/20/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Gourd Me

I Hate Beer—How Did I End Up at the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival?

Did Elysian Brewing's annual Halloween event manage to win me over to the hoppy side?

10/14/2021 By Malia Alexander

Terror Fix

Seattle’s Best Halloween Haunts

Stocker Farms and Georgetown Morgue offer all the classic haunted house tropes, while Navy Strength and Pine Box present chilling Halloween libations.

10/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Treat Fix

Halloween 2021 Is a Go for Kids and Families

From trick or treating and a pumpkin bash at the Woodland Park Zoo to the Museum of Flight's frightful exploration of the night sky, halloween is on.

10/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Sugar Rush

These Local Candy Shops Are Pretty Sweet

Local candy shops like Lolli and Pops and Island Treats trade in all the pocky, caramel apples, and trick or treating candy your sweet tooth could desire.

10/13/2021 By Malia Alexander

STALK UP

9 Seattle Shops for Your Halloween Needs

Where to find halloween costumes and decor in Seattle, from Red Light Vintage in the U District to Trendy Wendy in Capitol Hill,

10/11/2021 By Seattle Met Staff, Marisa Comeau-Kerege, and Courtney Cummings

Planner

What to Do in Washington in October

Fall day trips promise haunted houses, the Tacoma Film Festival, and Irish dancing.

10/06/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Bone Class

There’s a Bone Factory on Vashon Island

How a local company recast the future of medical education.

06/28/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Department of Good News

Murder Hornet Fighter, the Halloween Costume You Didn’t Know You Needed

Celebrate with an outfit tailor-made for 2020.

10/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Masks on Masks on Masks

You Can Probably Have Your Block “Closed” for Trick or Treating

Seattle announced Trick or Street Blocks.

10/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Masks on Masks on Masks

How to Halloween During Covid-19

The answers to your pressing questions.

10/09/2020 By Stefan Milne with Carli Ricker

Habitat

How to Decorate for Halloween with Style

Spooky and chic don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

10/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Staged In Vein

ACT Theatre Tweaks Dracula for 2019

Steven Dietz’s new script focuses on Mina, the Count’s bride-to-be.

10/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 28–31

A war-torn love story, a YouTube star's new cookbook, and a Halloween party at Linda's.

10/28/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Dark Arts

The Best Halloween Events in Seattle

You guessed it—everything’s haunted.

10/15/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Ryan Phelan

Sales & Events

Wear What When October 29–November 4

Marimekko winter coat sale at Pirkko, tarot card readings at Moorea Seal, and an innovative wellness workshop.

10/29/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Dark Arts

Halloween Event Guide 2018

From a costumed 10k run to a party in the Smith Tower, we have your Halloween needs met.

10/17/2018 By Gwen Hughes

Trick or Treat Yourself

The Top Spooky Things to Do This Halloween Weekend: October 26–31

A costume climbing party (in the dark), underwater pumpkin carving at the Seattle Aquarium, and a night of musical guilty pleasures.

10/26/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Ghouls' Night

8 Ways to Observe Friday the 13th

It's been over a decade since Friday the 13th fell in October. Get weird during the pre-Halloween holiday with a costume dance party, a spooky outdoor double feature, and cheap tattoos.

10/10/2017 By Manola Secaira