Get ready to kick off the Halloween weekend with a variety of spooky events! From family-friendly trick-or-treat activities to cultural Día De Los Muertos celebrations to scary booooze-centered events, this weekend is overflowing with festive excitement! Put on your best costume and have some fun this weekend in the Pacific Northwest.
Día De Los Muertos Community Celebration – Celebrate Día De Los Muertos and Oaxacan traditions through musical performances, art exhibits, and dance performances at the Seattle Art Museum. October 27th.
Fashionably Undead Monsters Ball – The Museum of Pop Culture encourages everyone to get done up in their flashiest monster-couture for this Halloween-themed ball. October 27th.
It’s Alive! An Evening of Monsters and Mayhem – This classy weekend haunt features live music, special author readings, and specialty cocktails at the Hotel Sorrento. October 27th.
Hilloween – Celebrate Halloween at this family-friendly event with drag-queen story times, a costume contest for both pets and their owners, carnival games, and trick-or-treating. October 28th.
Fresh Air-Full Moon Party – This event is great for attendees of all ages, with events ranging from a kid’s bike rodeo to a costume 5K. When it gets dark, light up the night with an illuminated bike ride that you won’t want to miss! October 28th.
Día De Muertos Festival – Seattle City Center will be home to a weekend celebration of this Mexican tradition. Enjoy live music, dance performances, delicious food, and crafts centered around this traditional celebration. October 28 – 29th.
All Monsters Attack! 2023 – This film festival event celebrates all things spooky by showing multiple Halloween and horror themed movies. Now through October 31st.
Seattle Restaurant Week – Continuing for its second week, this event showcases Seattle’s best culinary adventures, from local breweries to upscale dining. Now through November 4th.
90’s Halloween Costume Glow Ball – Head downtown to the famous Crystal Ballroom to dance along to your favorite 90’s hits. Don’t forget to wear your best costume! October 27th.
Freaky Deaky – Dance all weekend long at this annual Halloween-inspired rave featuring a strong lineup of DJ’s. Come in your freakiest neon costume and get ready for a good time! October 27th-28th.
Portland Latin American Film Festival – Continuing throughout this weekend, enjoy independent films in Spanish, Portuguese, or English. Festive Halloween-themed films will be screening this weekend, such as the Spanish version of Dracula. All weekend long, through November 30th.
80’s Video Dance Attack Halloween Party – Show out in your big hair and blue eyeshadow at this 80’s themed Halloween dance party, taking inspiration from MTV’s iconic 120 Minutes. October 28th.
Halloween Vegan Night Market – This market is the largest vegan market in the Pacific Northwest, featuring a variety of plant-based food vendors, artists, and a live DJ. Festive activities include a costume contest and trick-or-treating. October 28th.
Halloween Community Market – This family-friendly event features nearly 20 local artisan vendors, and a trick-or-treating event for kids of all ages. Attendees are welcome to come in their best Halloween costume! October 28th.
Killer Pumpkin Fest – Rogue Eastside Pub is hosting this Halloween charity event, featuring a pumpkin smash, carnival games, and local vendors paired with fall-flavored ales and cocktails. October 28th.
Witches on the Willamette – Head out to the Willamette River to watch dozens of paddleboarders make their way down the river in their best witch costumes. If you’re an experienced paddleboarder, participation is free! October 28th.
Oregon Mycological Society Mushroom Show – Dive into the world of mushrooms at this fungi-focused event. There will be exhibitions, the opportunity to talk with mushroom experts, vendors, and mushroom-centered tasting samples. October 29th.