The 11 Best Kid Friendly Halloween Events in Seattle

Published Sep 23, 2019 | Updated Oct 28, 2019

Get in the Halloween spirit this year by taking the family to these amazing events! Here's the top kid friendly Halloween events in Seattle 2019!

It is never too early to start planning for spooktacular Halloween Events in Seattle! This October there are so many exciting events - from face painting, pumpkin carving, bike rides, spooky houses, and even trick-or-treating! The Chatterblock team won't let you miss any of these fun Halloween events!

1. Fright Fest

Wild Waves Theme & Water Park gets a SPOOKTACULAR makeover and reopens it's them park doors September 27th. Thrill seekers can navigate through the park with more than 25 rides in the DARK. Nightmares come to life in two bone-chilling haunted houses and one haunted trail through the woods. Little goblins head to Booville, a scare-free zone for children ages 12 and under, featuring spooky crafts and games.

Event by : Wild Waves Theme & Water Park

Event Date : Weekends Sept. 27 - Nov. 2

Tickets : Kids $16.99, Adults $28.99

2. Museum of Fright

This Halloween 'The Museum of Flight' transforms into 'The Museum of Fright'.

Craft all-kinds of soaring, swooping, spooky fliers far below a high-flying glider. Fly witches on broomsticks through a giant pumpkin, test your mettle on the gross-o-meter in the mad science lab, touch alien blood and guts, and hop through an obstacle course under the huge Blackbird spy plane. And in the Personal Courage Wing, you’ll find Halloween games and activities including spooky aviation-themed ghost stories. The spooktacular fun happens from 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Event by : The Museum of Flight

Event Date : Oct 27

Tickets : Adults $10, Kids 17 and under in costume free, Kids 17 and under not in costume $5

3. Hoot 'n' Howl

Don your best costume and bring your brood to Northwest Trek for the spookiest event of the year. Navigate through the park to search for animals in the dark on a special nighttime tram tour. Revelers young and young-at-heart can play games, win prizes, and eat treats during two wild weekends!

Event by : Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Event Date : Friday & Saturday nights Oct 11 - 19

Tickets : $12 advance, $16 on day

4. Pumpkin Chomp & Stomp

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park has one more Halloween event lined up where you can watch animals around the park interact with pumpkin treats.

Event by : Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Event Date : Oct 26, 27

5. Aquarium Halloween

Get your Halloween celebration started early! Put on your costume and visit the Seattle Aquarium for creepy games and activities, face painting, fun treats and two kinds of pumpkin carving demonstrations—on land with master carver Russ Leno and underwater with our Aquarium divers.

Event by : Seattle Aquarium

Event Date : Oct 26 - 27

Tickets : Free - $32.95

6. Pumpkin Bash and Trick-or-Treating

Pumpkins for the animals, trick-or-treating, and more are in store for little goblins and ghosts at Woodland Park Zoo’s family-friendly Pumpkin Bash. Discover a repertoire of animal behavior as hippos, bears, Malayan tigers, lemurs, and other animals crunch, smash or stomp on pumpkins! The pumpkins are part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to help enrich the lives of the zoo’s animals, promote natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally and physically stimulated and engage zoo visitors. 

Event by : Woodland Park Zoo

Event Date : Oct 28-29

Tickets : Free with Zoo admission ($13 - $21)

7. Halloween Storytelling Train

Every year, the Northwest Railway Museum hosts the two-hour Halloween Storytelling Train event. The train will take you to North Bend and the the Museum's history center. There will be Halloween story times and activities at the Train Shed Exhibit Building during train stops.

You can board the Halloween Train in either Snoqualmie or North Bend.

Experience old-fashioned cider pressing, enjoy Depot and train decorations, and sip warm apple cider.

This fun celebration of Fall and Halloween is a great time for all ages!

Event by : Northwest Railway Museum

Event Date : Oct 19-20 & Oct 26-27

8. Nile Nightmares Haunted House

Scaring people out of their minds is what Nile Nightmares Haunted House does best. If you love letting out a big scream or two, visit Nile Nightmares Friday, Saturdays, and Sundays this October for six scary attractions: the Curse of the Nile, Slaughterhouse, Infernum, the Doll House, 3D Circus, and the Ballinger Asylum.

The recommended age limit is 12 and older, but on Saturday October 26 from 12pm to 4pm, Nile Nightmares is hosting a Family-Friendly Night with less scary actors and Halloween candy.

Event by : Nile Nightmares Haunted House

Event Date : Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 4 to November 2

Tickets : $22 per person

Photo Credit: Nile Nightmares Haunted House

9. Zoo Boo

Put on your best costume and visit Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium for a fun, fall-themed weekend.

You can watch animals enjoy special pumpkin enrichment's and see how creative their keepers are at designing their jack-o-lanterns!

Event by : Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Event Date : Oct 12-13

Tickets : $10 - $18. Wear a costume and save $2 on general front gate admission.

10. Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night

For a safe and fun night of trick-or-treating, come to Downtown Edmonds. The downtown area will be closed to cars, and participating businesses will hand out candy. There will even be a costume contest for kids, adults, and pets! 

Event by : Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Event Date : Oct 31

Tickets : Free

Photo Credit: Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

11. Bam-O-Ween

Join BAM for a creative and fun Halloween celebration! You can plan a trip with your family to the Museum for art activities, games, and more festive fun.

The museum strongly encourages costumes, so we suggest you dress up!

Their activities are best suited for kids age 4-10, but everyone can enjoy the event.

Event by : Bellevue Arts Museum

Event Date : Oct 27

Tickets : Free

Go ahead and have lots of fun at these awesome Halloween events! There's something for every age and fright tolerance!

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