Halloween weekend is finally here folks! Get ready to get spooky because there are tons of things to do from classic trick or treating to parties to movies. So here are 11 of the best things to do in Seattle this Halloween weekend.

Seattle Oddities & Curiosities Expo

The Oddities & Curiosities Expo showcases almost 50 unique vendors, dealers, artists, and small businesses from all over the country. As the name suggests, you’ll find all sorts of weird items, things you’d expect, and also the unexpected. It’s a safe place to discover new artists, meet new friends, and be surrounded by an amazing community of like-minded people

When: October 30th
Where: 705 Pike St
Cost: Admission $10

Trick or Treat & Explore Seattle’s Best Halloween Displays

We created a map to show you locations with all sorts of trick-or-treating options. You can find homes and businesses offering traditional knock-on-the-door options, self-serve, and even candy chutes. Plus you’ll also be able to see the locations of some spooky lights and yard decorations if you simply want to see how the city is celebrating.

Where: Click above to see the map

Watch a locally made horror movie

Seattle is dark, gloomy, and rainy and we love it. So do horror directors and producers apparently. There’s a whole host of terrifying horror flicks that have been made right here in our city and state that you should watch. From thrillers to slashers, our list has you covered.

Where: Click above to see our picks

SLAY! Film Festival

This festival includes 17 films created by folks just like us. You’ll probably see at least a few of your own fears reflected in these films as they have topics of self, what lurks in the dark, and of course good old death. So face your fears and watch a horror film with a fresh take. Who knows, it might just inspire you to make your own.

When: Until October 31st
Where: In person and online
Cost: $20+

Get some Halloween costume ideas

Halloween is just a week away and that means it’s time to start getting your costume together if you haven’t already. We know this can be a hard and sometimes stressful process so we compiled some ideas for you. They’re inspired by the best and worse of 2021 and are sure to help you have the b set costume.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Visit your favorite horror movie props

Yep, horror fans this one is for you. MoPOP’s Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film is a permanent exhibition and is included in your ticket each time you visit. So no need to pay extra to see more than 50 props and costumes from your film and television horror favorites.

Hours: Thursday-Tuesday 10 am-5 pm
Where: 325 5th Avenue N
Cost: $25+

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Halloween 2021 Day Party : “Boogie Town”

This day party celebrates and highlights Black culture through music, fashion, food, and community. It’s a 70s Soul costumed-themed Halloween day party that will transport you back and forth in time from ‘cuttin a rug’ to the “twerkalator”. Don’t miss out on the ultimate chance to dance this weekend!

When: October 31st
Where: The Station, 1600 South Roberto Maestas Festival Street
Cost: $25

Visit the Bates Motel

The backdrop for Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 thriller has come to life in a miniature format. That’s right folks, Richard Knowles is helping Seattle get in the Halloween mood with his own version of the Bates Motel. It’s just as cool as last year’s Rosebud Motel and definitely worth visiting if you’re on Queen Anne.

Where: 10th Avenue West and West Bothwell on the northwest side of Queen Anne

Cinema of Horrors

Let your worst nightmares come to life at this unique immersive drive-in movie theatre experience. Pick a showtime with your fave horror movie and load up your car with your friends. Sit back, relax and be sure to lock your doors because there are ghouls on the loose…

When: October28th-31st
Where: Clark County Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Rd Ridgefield, WA 98642
Cost: $69 per car

Scare yourself silly at a haunted attraction

It’s October and that means it’s officially spooky season. There’s pretty much no better way to celebrate than by attending a haunted attraction. Luckily for you, there’s a bunch to check out in and around Seattle. You can pick from haunted houses to forests to cornfields and more!

Where: Click above to see our picks

Pick a pumpkin

Or three, whatever floats your boat. October is officially here and that means it’s time to get in the spooky season mood by picking yourself some pumpkins. Washington has tons of great u-pick farms with all sorts of pumpkin varieties for you to choose from.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Happy Halloween folks! Have a safe and spooky holiday. We’ll catch you back here next week.