Our list of free and cheap Halloween events and fun things to do for kids, families, adults, and teens in Seattle and around the Puget Sound region. From Halloween costume ideas to daytime family fun and night time adult entertainment, there’s a little something for everyone.
Halloween costume ideas and resources
100+ cheap and fun DIY ideas for Halloween costumes. Great costume ideas from our “mother ship”, Living on the Cheap will help you avoid spending a scary amount of money on your Halloween persona.
Where to find u-pick pumpkin patches in Western Washington. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides and other autumn and Halloween-related activities in Seattle, Tacoma, and around the Puget Sound region.
Free pumpkin carving instructions and templates, plus a short history of pumpkin carving and other Halloween traditions.
Seattle dentists Halloween Candy Buybacks are held at dental offices and many other participating businesses. The goal is to remove excess Halloween candy from kids, while supporting our troops and charitable causes.
Is all this planning and decorating making you hungry? Then check our list of roundup of current Seattle restaurant deals.
Adult and teen Halloween fun around Puget Sound
Halloween haunted houses and corn mazes for Seattle and Puget Sound. Our list of Seattle and Puget Sound Halloween haunted houses and corn mazes include mostly very scary attractions intended for adults and teens who like to be scared out of their wits. Seriously scared. Some locations offer a special “kid’s” time, when the lights are on and the scare-o-meter is turned off. Most cost more than $15 per person, though there are some that are in the $10-$15 range. If you are looking for free, cheap, family fun, check the list below for many opportunities throughout the Puget Sound region.
Two new horror films: The classic horror movie Halloween (R) opens in October with a new sequel starring Jamie Lee Curtis in a reprise of her role in the 1978 landmark original movie. Another possibility is Hell Fest (R) is a slasher movie set in a ghoulish Halloween carnival beset by a serial killer. See our list of where and when to see movies at a discount.
Halloween family fun around Puget Sound
Seattle Parks and Recreation events calendar, Tacoma Metro Parks community centers, and Everett Parks & Community Services host Halloween-themed events and fall festivals for families. Many are free; some have nominal charge.
West Seattle Blog keeps a handy calendar including Halloween activities, many of them FREE, in the West Seattle, Delridge, and White Center neighborhoods.
More Halloween events around Puget Sound
More events are listed below. We continue to add events through the month of October as details become available.