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Safe Kid-Friendly Halloween Trick or Treating near Seattle – 2023 Guide

Girls Trick or Treating at Old Bellevue on Main Street for Halloween from the participating shops.

Hey there, are you all excited for Halloween? There are many family-friendly ways to celebrate around Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, and beyond! Check out our list of events for 2023, perfect for kids and families. Whether you’re after some spooky fun or just looking to trick-or-treat with the little ones, we’ve got you covered. Also, be sure to take a look at our guide to pumpkin patches for some fun fall activities like apple picking, corn mazes, fall festivals, and more. Don’t forget to put on your costumes and let’s get ready for some Halloween fun!

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Seattle Halloween events and the best places to go trick-or-treating

Hi there! Are you looking for fun Seattle Halloween events and the best places to go trick-or-treating? Look no further than our guide! We’ve rounded up the must-see events happening in the city, as well as the best neighborhoods to hit up for some sweet treats. Trust us, you won’t want to miss out on all the spooky happenings! Get your costumes ready and let’s get this Halloween party started.

Woodland Park Zoo

October 28th-29th, 2023

Join the fun for a delightful day at Woodland Park Zoo’s Pumpkin Bash, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union on October 28th and 29th. Bring your little ones dressed up in their Halloween costumes and enjoy a fun-filled day of trick-or-treating and exciting activities. Your kids will surely love participating in the special mascot-led costume parade and engaging activities in the Boo-mazium. Admission to Pumpkin Bash activities is free with your zoo admission or membership. Plus, during the event, one child aged 12 and under in costume can enter the zoo for FREE with an adult. Watch your favorite animals have a blast as they crunch, smash or stomp on pumpkins. This is part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to keep their animals mentally and physically stimulated, engage zoo visitors, and promote natural animal behavior.

The Museum of Flight

October 29th, 2023

Get ready for a spooktacular time as The Museum of Flight undergoes its annual transformation into The Museum of Fright! Join us on Sunday, October 29th from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for a frightful extravaganza filled with Halloween-themed games and activities that are sure to spark your imagination and get you in the Halloween spirit!

As one of the biggest haunted houses in the area, The Museum of Flight offers a safe and fun environment for kids and adults alike. Plus, kids 17 and under who wear a costume will receive free admission for the day! Make sure to take advantage of this awesome deal!

In addition to all the exciting activities, they also have Freaky Face Painting and Trick-or-Treat Tote Decorating for you to enjoy. So, come on down and add some flare to your spooky attire! Remember, this event is free with Museum membership and included with general admission. We look forward to seeing you there!

Seattle Chocolate Factory

October 19th-29th, 2023

Are you ready for a spooktacular adventure this Halloween season? Check out the Seattle Chocolate Factory where mystery and fun await! Explore the factory’s eerie halls, search for clues and solve the puzzle to claim your reward. But beware, something sinister may be lurking in the dark. With no power and no chocolate in sight, will you be able to brave the haunted chocolate factory? This thrilling experience is perfect for people of all ages, from 8 to 100! Book your tickets online now for a Halloween adventure that you’ll never forget! Open Thursday through Sunday, October 19th-22nd and October 26th-29th. Parking available, and tickets are only $15 for adults and $12 for kids 12 and under. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Seattle Parks & Community Centers

October 20th-31st, 2023

Get ready for an exciting Halloween with Seattle Parks & Recreation! There are plenty of Halloween activities happening all over town for the whole family. Kick off the weekend of October 20th with pumpkin carving and decorating. They’ve got pumpkins of all sizes and all the tools you’ll need to create spooky and funky jack-o-lanterns, including safe carving tools and colorful paints. But wait, there’s more! Seattle Parks & Recreation also hosts creepy carnivals, haunted houses, swimming with pumpkins, fall festivals, pumpkin carving and much more at the Community Centers across town. So, put on your favorite Halloween costume and join in for a frightfully fun time!

Check out Seattle Parks and Recreation complete list of Halloween events on their website

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Ballard

October 31st, 2023

Hey there! Are you and your adorable little monsters ready for a fun-filled trick-or-treating adventure in Ballard? You’re in for a real treat as over 30 businesses are joining in the spooky fun. Your little kiddie’s bags and buckets will surely overflow with delicious candies! This is a favorite fall tradition around here and we’re excited to have your family join in. As you stroll through our historic cobblestone streets, your little ones can show off their creative costumes while picking up goodies from dozens and dozens of participating businesses. You’ll have your little ghosts and goblins back home in time for dinner. Don’t miss out on the fun – join us on October 31st from 4 – 6 PM for an unforgettable evening of Trick-or-Treating!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Fremont

October 31st, 2023

Come join the Halloween fun and trick-or-treat with the Fremont business community! On Tuesday, October 31st from 3 – 6 PM, neighborhood children can show off their costumes and go trick-or-treating in the daylight at familiar shops and restaurants around the Center of the Universe. This is a great way to enjoy the holiday and meet the friendly businesses in the area. Parents can accompany their children for a safe and fun time. We can’t wait to see the creative costumes and share some candy with our young community members!

Check out their website for a full list of participating business which can be found on their Google Map.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Magnolia

October 31st, 2023

Looking for a family-friendly and safe way to celebrate Halloween this year? Look no further than Magnolia Village’s Trick-or-Treat event! Bring your little ones to experience a fun and exciting evening of candy collecting from local merchants. With two blocks of W McGraw St shut down for the event, you can rest assured that your kiddos will be safe as they fill up their Halloween pails. And the best part? You’ll have your little ghosts and goblins back home in time for dinner. Don’t miss out on the fun – join us on October 31st from 4 – 6 PM for an unforgettable evening of Trick-or-Treating!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Upper Queen Anne

October 31st, 2023

Hey there! It’s that time of the year again – the Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the neighborhood’s annual trick-or-treat festival. If you’re a fan of all things spooky and sweet, be sure to head to Upper Queen Anne Ave between Galer Street and McGraw Street on October 31st from 3:30 – 6 PM You’ll get to do your trick-or-treating in broad daylight this year, which is an added bonus! The festivities promise to be as exciting as ever. Don’t miss out on the fun, and join the little ghosts and goblins for a memorable Halloween experience. It’s going to be a blast!

Halloween Trick-or-Treating at the Admiral District West Seattle

October 27th, 2023

Hey there! Are you ready for some Halloween fun? Get ready to check out the annual Halloween party happening in West Seattle’s Admiral District! Keep an eye out for spooky posters at the participating stores, because they have some amazing treats for you (during daylight hours)! Don’t forget to bring a big treat bag to collect all the goodies. We can’t wait to see you there, it’s going to be a blast! Don’t miss out on the fun – join us on October 27th from 3 – 6 PM for an unforgettable evening of Trick-or-Treating!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Alki Beach - West Seattle

October 28th, 2023

Hey there! It’s that time of year again! Grab your costumes and join us for the Annual Alki Beach Trick or Treat on October 28th from 12 PM – 2 PM. Explore 10 blocks of fun and stop by your favorite Alki Beach establishments for some really sweet treats! Make sure to come dressed up in your scariest, silliest, or most creative costume. We can’t wait to see what you come up with! So, get your friends and family together, and let’s get ready for a spooktacular time at Alki Beach!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat Boo in Burien

October 28th, 2023

It’s that time of year again – Boo in Burien is back! This wonderful event is perfect for families and, the best part is, it’s free! You can easily spot participating businesses by their signs in the windows. Take a stroll around downtown and enjoy all the sweets and treats that awaits you! Don’t forget to invite your friends and family to make this a memorable experience. Come on out and join us for some Halloween fun! Don’t miss out on the excitement from Noon – 4 PM on October 28th.  See you there!

Where to go Trick-or-Treating on the Eastside

Hey there, Eastside families! Are you ready for some spooky fun this Halloween? We’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a list of our top Trick-or-Treat spots near Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, and Renton, just for you. Your kids are sure to have a blast on their Trick-or-Treat adventure at these exciting locations. So grab your costumes, round up the family, and get ready for a hauntingly good time!

Falloween at the Bellevue Collection

October 27th-31st, 2023

Hey there! At The Bellevue Collection, they’re getting into the spirit by offering some fun ways to enjoy the season with their Falloween event. Although there won’t be any trick-or-treating at Bellevue Square on October 31st, they’ve got something even better for the little ones. Swing by Bellevue Square’s Guest Services between October 27th-31st and pick up a coloring tote filled with candy and a toy (one per child present, while supplies last). How cool is that?

And that’s not all! Make sure you walk around the shopping center and take a photo in one of the many super fun fall photo sets and or play with some ghouls in the interactive haunted graveyard (it’s like a big virtual video game!) located in Center Court. We can’t wait to see you there!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Old Bellevue

October 29th, 2023

Looking for a spooktacular time this Halloween season? Look no further than Old Bellevue! Bring the whole family for a safe and exciting afternoon of trick-or-treating on Main street. The participating businesses have gone all out with amazing decorations and costumes that are sure to leave lasting memories. Your little ones will love indulging in candy galore (while supplies last from the generous vendors). So mark your calendars for October 29th from 2 – 5 PM and don’t miss out on the fun! See you there!
PS, make sure you visit Fran’s Chocolate shop, for a special treat!

Spooktacular: Where the Wild Things Wander at Kids Quest Museum

October 29th, 2023

Hey there, are you ready to become a mad scientist for a day? Visit KidsQuest museum in Bellevue for their Spooktacular event and experiment with potions that glow, stretch, and float! Come dressed in your favorite costume and witness their amazing Halloween transformation. They have planned some fun activities that will surely excite you. Don’t forget to check their website for more details about the days and pricing. Everyone is welcome, so bring your family and friends along for a day filled with fun activities and take-home treats. We can’t wait to see you there! Activities will be running on October 29th from 10am – 4:30pm.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat with the Animals in Bellevue

October 28th, 2023

Get ready to have some spooky fun at Kelsey Creek’s mini-Halloween event! Bring your kids in their costumes to trick-or-treat with our adorable farm animals. Plus, there will be pumpkin decorating and plenty of crafts for the whole family to enjoy. Don’t forget to visit the pumpkin patch for the perfect jack-o-lantern and grab a bite to eat from our delicious snack stand. Since this event takes place mostly outdoors, be sure to dress accordingly! Don’t miss out on the excitement from 1pm-3pm on Saturday, October 28th. Registration is required, so sign up today!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Bellevue Factoria

October 31st, 2023

Hey there! Looking for some Halloween fun for the kids? Look no further than the Marketplace at Factoria! On October 31st, join us for a safe and dry afternoon of trick-or-treating. The little ones can indulge in candy galore (while supplies last from participating vendors), plus we’ll have strolling characters, games, music and more to keep the festivities going! Don’t worry about the weather as we’ve got you covered. Don’t miss out on the excitement from 4:30 – 6:30 PM on October 31st.  See you there!

Mall-O-Ween at Crossroads Bellevue

October 31st, 2023

Hey there! Halloween is just around the corner and we’ve got an awesome treat for you! Grab your favorite costume, get your friends and family together, and join us at Crossroads Bellevue shopping center for some amazing trick-or-treating fun at our outdoor stores! Make sure to get there early to get your supplies and have a blast! Don’t miss out on the excitement from 4 – 6 PM on October 31st.  See you there!

Pumpkins in the Park in Kirkland

October 28th, 2023

Hey there! Are you looking for some fun fall festivities? Look no further than Pumpkins in the Park, in Kirkland! This awesome Fall Harvest Festival by the Kirkland Downtown Association has got it all – a pumpkin patch, yummy treats, carnival games, trick-or-treating, and even a dog costume contest! So, don’t forget to come dressed in your favorite costume and bring your furry friend along too. With multiple vendors, pony riding, and other exciting activities, there’s something for everyone! Oh, and don’t forget to bring a bag for Merchant Trick-or-Treating – visit their website for a full list and their Trick-or-Treating map. Don’t miss out on the excitement from 10 AM – 3 PM on Saturday, October 28th.  See you there!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Kirkland Urban

October 28th, 2023

Hey there trick-or-treaters! Join us at Urban Eyes for a spooktacular event down at the Farmers Market in Kirkland Urban. Gather your friends and family, put on your best costume and make your way down to 425 Urban Plaza in the heart of downtown Kirkland on Saturday, October 28th from 3 – 7 PM. Along with the market vendors, Urban Eyes and other Kirkland Urban tenants will be giving out candy to all the lovely trick-or-treaters. This event is not to be missed, so make sure you mark it in your calendars. We can’t wait to see all the creative costumes!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Redmond

October 31st, 2023

Hey there! Are you ready for some Halloween trick-or-treat fun at the Redmond Town Center? Keep an eye out for the adorable pumpkin decals at participating stores and enjoy a fantastic trick-or-treat experience! Don’t miss out on the excitement from 4 – 6 PM on October 31st. Can’t wait to see you there!

Halloween Trick-Or-Treat in North Bend

October 28th, 2023

Hey there! Ready to celebrate Halloween with your family? Come join us for a fun-filled day of trick-or-treating in downtown North Bend. You’ll get to walk by spooky storefronts, collect candy, and take pictures with our entertainment and photo ops. Best of all, it’s a free event that’s perfect for the whole family. This is a cherished tradition that you won’t want to miss, and you can find out more about it at the North Bend Downtown Foundation’s event page. We can’t wait to see you there! Don’t miss out on the excitement from 3 – 6 PM on Saturday, October 28th.

Where to go Trick-or-Treating South of Seattle

Hey there! I hope you’re ready for some Halloween fun! If you’re looking for the best spots to go trick-or-treating south of Seattle, you’ve come to the right place. There are so many great neighborhoods in the area that offer plenty of candy and spooky decor. Let’s make this Halloween one to remember!

Halloween Spooktacular at Renton Landing

October 27th, 2023

Hey there! Come join the Halloween Spooktacular fun at The Landing in Renton. The plaza across from Regal theaters is going to be buzzing with excitement! Bring your family along for some amazing trick-or-treating, balloons, face painting, and other exciting activities. This event is ideal for the whole family to get some Halloween spirit, so don’t miss out on the excitement from 5 – 7 PM on October 27th.

Halloween Spooktacular – IKEA Renton

October 28th, 2023

Hey guys! Come join us at the IKEA store in Renton on Saturday, October 28th, for their amazing Halloween Trick-or-Treat event! They welcome all of the little goblins and ghouls who can ‘t wait to have some fun. Join them from 11 AM – 3 PM and enjoy a lot of treats, toys, and other exciting activities throughout the store! The best part? It’s completely free! So, bring your kids along and let them have a spooktacular time. Remember, it’s for kids 12 years old and under only and while supplies last. See you there! 

Pacific Raceways Trunk-or-Treat in Kent

October 29th, 2023

Hey there! Looking for some trunk-or-treating excitement? Pacific Raceways in Kent has got you covered! Get ready to see some eye-popping, beautifully decorated cars from various local businesses, car clubs, racers, and schools. On top of that, you can enjoy some free photo booth fun and games! And, guess what? There’s even more excitement in store! Look out for a tow truck, fire truck, and multiple police cars, all decked out and waiting for you. So, gather the family, grab some candy bags, and head over to Pacific Raceways on October 29th between 11 AM – 2 PM! It’s going to be spooktacular!

Halloween Harvest Festival & Trunk-or-Treat in Auburn

October 28th, 2023

Hey there! Get ready for a fun-filled Halloween Harvest Festival, perfect for kids ages 2 to 10! You won’t want to miss out on the exciting games, cauldrons, and trunk-or-treating experience at the Les Gove Park Truck-or-Treat event in Auburn. Entrance is available with a can of food, which will go towards supporting the Auburn Food Bank. Join us on October 28th for an unforgettable day of spooky fun, anytime between 1 – 5 PM. We can’t wait to have you join us!

Zoo Boo at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

October 14-15th, 2023

Hello there! Looking for a way to spend an exciting day with your little ones? Join us at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma on October 14th and 15th from 9:30 AM to 3 PM and get ready to have a blast. Enjoy a day filled with amazing animals and lots of Halloween-themed activities. From pumpkin carving to spooky games, there’s something for everyone. Prices start from just $22 for adults and $16 for kids (ages 3-12), so it’s an affordable adventure too.

Where to go Trick-or-Treating North of Seattle

Hey there! I hope you’re ready for some Halloween fun! If you’re looking for the best spots to go trick-or-treating north of Seattle, you’ve come to the right place. There are so many great neighborhoods in the area that offer plenty of candy and spooky decor. Let’s make this Halloween one to remember!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat on Main Street in Bothell

October 31st, 2023

Welcome to the spooktacular Halloween celebration in downtown Bothell! Join us on Main Street, where you and your family can visit over 40 candy stops to trick-or-treat, generously hosted by the local businesses, organizations, and City of Bothell agencies. This exciting event is completely free and perfect for the whole family to enjoy together. Come in your best costume and experience a safe and enjoyable trick-or-treating experience, filled with yummy treats and lots of fun. We can’t wait to see you there on October 31st from 5 – 7 PM for this family-friendly event. Happy Halloween!

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Edmonds

October 31st, 2023

Join Downtown Edmonds as we take over the town with our Halloween celebration! Bring your furry friend along, dress up in your best costume and enjoy some trick-or-treating around town. There’ll even be a costume contest for both humans and pets, which is absolutely free to enter! Best of all, it’s a family-friendly event with plenty of treats for everyone. So come on down on October 31st from 5 – 7 PM and celebrate Halloween with us! We can’t wait to see you and Happy Halloween!

Halloween Mill Creek Trunk-or-Treat

October 31st, 2023

Hello there! Looking for a not-so-scary Halloween activity for you and your family? We are excited to invite you to the Trunk-or-Treat event happening in Mill Creek. From themed cars to carnival games, there’s something for everybody! Don’t forget to bring your own bag for collecting candy as Main Street cars and businesses will be handing out treats. Plus, every canned food item you donate will help support the Mill Creek Food Bank. Please be mindful of the safety of pets and leave them at home. Come join us on October 31st between 6 – 8 PM and make unforgettable memories this Halloween!

Halloween Drive-Thru Hullabaloo in Lynnwood

October 28th, 2023

Yay! You won’t want to miss the “Halloween Drive-Thru Hullabaloo”! It’s going to be a blast as you drive through our Candy Forest and stop at various “trick-or-treat” stations. Get creative and come dressed up in your Halloween costumes, or even dress up your car for the occasion. The best part? It’s absolutely FREE! Just be sure to register your vehicle online beforehand. Come join us on October 28th between 2 – 5 PM. We can’t wait to have a spooktacular time with you!

Streets of Treats in Kent

October 28th, 2023

Hey there! Are you ready to get into the Halloween spirit? Join the 4th Annual Streets of Treats in downtown Kent! Grab your costumes and come on down for some spooktacular fun and plenty of trick-or-treating for the whole family. You also have the opportunity to support the local Kent Food Bank by donating non-perishable food items. Let’s come together as a community to make this Halloween a truly special one. Come join us on October 28th between 2 – 5 PM. Can’t wait to see you there!

Haunted Boo-Levard at Kent Station

October 31st, 2023

Hey there! Want to have some spooky fun this Halloween? Join us for a free event and trunk-or-treat at Kent Station on Ramsay Way! Bring your little superheroes, princesses, ghosts, and goblins and vote for the best-decorated car, enjoy some yummy candy and have a great evening. And that’s not all, the kids can also Trick-or-Treat at the participating businesses around. So, grab your costumes and join us for a fun-filled evening full of Halloween activities! Come join us on October 31st from 4:30 – 6:30 PM. Can’t wait to see you there!

Waterland Trick-or-Treat in Des Moines

October 31st, 2023

Hey there! Looking for a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween in Des Moines? Join their Waterland Trick-or-Treat event on Tuesday, October 31st, from 4:30 – 6:30 PM. It’s an event that promises lots of candy for everyone, young witches and wizards included! Be sure to keep an eye out for signs along Marine View Drive and Seventh Avenue to guide you on your way. They’ve extended the event times to ensure that everyone has plenty of time to fill their bags with loot! Join us and all the participating businesses, groups, and clubs for a Halloween celebration that’s sure to be a blast!

Boo Bash at the Children's Museum in Olympia

October 21st-31st, 2023

Looking for some family-friendly fun this fall? The Hands-On Children’s Museum in Olympia has got you covered with their annual Boo Bash! From crafts and games to scavenger hunts and a photo booth, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Plus, you can dress up in your favorite costumes and bring your little ghouls, ghosts, superheroes, and princesses along for the ride. Best of all, this event offers Halloween-inspired experiences and treats without any of the fright. So why wait? Head on over to the Hands-On Children’s Museum website to get your timed admission tickets today (and don’t forget to save $2 per ticket when you buy online!). The event runs from Oct. 21st – 31st, with a special sensory-friendly version on Oct. 22nd and 29th. Activities vary by day, so be sure to check the event calendar for dates and times. We can’t wait to see you there!

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