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Halloween in Seattle: Scary-Good Ways to Celebrate Your Weekend

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Halloween in Seattle: Scary-Good Ways to Celebrate Your Weekend

From a dance party on a boat to spooky celebrations at Seattle Underground, we’ve rounded up all the best spots for a screaming-good Halloween weekend!

October 26, 2016

Whether you got the invite,

or missed the memo,


... there’s something for everyone this Halloween weekend!


Wondering what to do Halloween weekend? Look no further; we are here to help! Here are 12 Halloween events in Seattle you don’t want to miss! With haunted attractions, parties, festivals, bingo and more, you and your friends are sure to find something fun to do!

1. Explore the abandoned Seattle Underground!


The Underworld Tour

This adults-only tour is a raunchier big-brother version of Seattle’s Underground Tour. Enjoy a cocktail (included with admission) and listen to lewd laugh-out-loud stories as you creep your way underground through the abandoned tunnels of Seattle’s old red-light district. Creepy? Check! 

Where: 614 First Ave., in Pioneer Place Park at Pioneer Square between Cherry and James St.

When: Thursday–Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 31 at 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $25
More info: Get more info and reserve tickets at Ages 21 and older. 

2. Who doesn’t love a good haunted house — I mean morgue!


Seattle Premier Haunted Attraction

As if haunted houses weren’t scary enough, the historic Georgetown Morgue holds a history of tragic stories of death! Talk about terrifying.

Where: Georgetown Morgue, 5000 East Marginal Way S., Seattle, WA 98134

When: Open Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6:00 p.m.- midnight; Sunday, Oct. 30 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.; and Monday, Oct. 31 from 7:00 p.m.–midnight.
Cost: $22 (VIP and other combo options are available).
Not recommended for children under the age of 12.
More info: Visit to reserve tickets. 

3. Dance the night away — on a boat!


Halloween Havoc Cruise Party V

Party on a 72-foot ship with a bar, DJ, photographer and a great view of Seattle from the water. What more could you ask for?!

Where: The Islander Champagne Cruises, 1611 Fairview Ave. E., Seattle, WA.

When: Friday, Oct. 28.
Time: 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m.
Cost: Tickets start at $20.
More info: For ages 21 and older. Reserve your tickets here

4. Attend a classy evening of spooky organ classics!


Halloween Organ Concert at the University of Washington

Students of Professor Carole Terry perform spooky classics on UW’s Littlefield organ.

Where: Kane Hall, Walker-Ames room, University of Washington campus, Seattle. 

When: Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE!
More info: See more info on songs and performers here

5. B-Movies, live comedy and B-I-N-G-O!


Haunted Happy Hour B-Movie Bingo

Join comedy team Wolf Chair at Seattle’s EMP and watch the greatest terrible movies — screened from VHS —  while fighting for one-of-a-kind prizes in BINGO!

Where: EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109.

When: Friday, Oct. 28, 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Cost: $7 ($5 for EMP members)
More info: Ages 21 and older. RSVP on Facebook

6. Dance Party Halloween Bash in Belltown


Underdogs Halloween Bash

The Crocodile is hosting a dance party soundtracked by Prince cover band Purple Mane with DJ Sharadawn, a costume contest and drink specials. Sold!

Where: Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

When: Friday, Oct. 28 at 8:00 p.m. 
Cost: $15–$45.
More info: Reserve your tickets and get more info here

7. Join in the “Thriller” fun!


Thrill the World 2016

Be a part of the annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson's “Thriller.” There is no cost to participate, but donations will be accepted benefiting Sleepless in Seattle, a volunteer-led group committed to helping end homelessness in King County.

Where: Occidental Park in Pioneer Square, 117 S Washington St., Seattle, WA 98104.

When: Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE!
More info: All ages. get more details here

8. Single and professional?


Young Professionals Halloween Party

Enjoy a fun and festive evening with other young, single professionals! You never know who you will meet!

Where: Hard Rock Cafe, 116 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101.

When: Saturday, Oct. 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Cost: The first 20 Ladies registered receive free pass and can bring friend(s). 
More info: Ages groups include 20s–30s and 30s–40s. Tickets at the door are $25 or buy online tickets for 20 percent off here. Best costume wins a prize! 

9. Get your run on with a 5K and dance party!


Boogie Night 5K and Dance Party at Green Lake

This event is hyped as “part running, but mostly party!” Run the Green Lake loop in costume, then party afterwards at the Green Lake Community Center with a costume contest, DJ, drinks, food and photos. Don’t forget your canned food/nonperishable items benefiting the University District Food Bank.

Where: Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N, Seattle, WA 98115.

When: Saturday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Cost: $45 for pre-registered individuals, $160 for pre-registered groups of 4+, $60 for individuals at the door. 
More info: Ages 21 and older. Pre-register online

10. If you’re down to party on a massive scale…


Haunt the Ultimate Halloween Bash

Ready to party the night away? HAUNT at the EMP promises mischief, escapades and delights with 2,000 of your newest friends.

Where: EMP Museum, 325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Date: Saturday, Oct. 29 at 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $39
More info: Ages 21 and older. Get tickets online

11. Celebrate with the community!


Harvest Festival West Seattle

The perfect Sunday afternoon adventure! This favorite fall event for West Seattle features trick-or-treating for the kids, farmers market, a chili cook-off and parade!

Where: West Seattle Junction, up to 4210 SW Oregon St, Seattle, WA 98116

When: Sunday, Oct. 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE!
More info: All ages. Learn more online

12. Tribute to Fremont’s troll!



Help celebrate the Fremont Troll’s birthday with performances including variety/comedy shows, drama, musicals and dance — all about trolls! After the performances, join in the Haunt of Fremont march around the neighborhood, then end the evening in a costume contest and dance party at Fremont Doric Hall. Sponsored by the Fremont Arts Council.

Where: At the Fremont Troll, Troll Ave. and 36th St., Seattle, WA 98103.

Date: Monday, Oct. 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE!
More info: All ages. See more details on

No matter what you decide to do, we wish you a fun-filled weekend!



Abby Shalawylo

Abby Shalawylo is Spark Public's freelance social media producer/talent. Abby is a senior at Seattle Pacific University majoring in communications with a theatre minor. She is a Disney College Program alumni and currently works at CenturyLink Field for the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC games. A few of her favorite things include musicals, movies, chocolate and getting to know people.

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