How was the first week of October Seattle? This weekend is looking like a fun one with all sorts of things happening in and out of the city. From having spooky fun to getting outdoors, there’s plenty to do. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.

SIFF DocFest

This is SIFF’s second annual DocFest, and as its name suggests, it’s a celebration of all things documentary. It’s a great opportunity to watch films that you won’t find on your favorite streaming platforms. So pick a movie or two and treat yourself to something a little different.

When: October 6th-13th
Where: 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Cost: $14 per movie

Stalker Farms

Stalker Farms is a state-wide favorite for getting your spook on and this year it’s back and better than ever. You’ll get to experience an in-person, up close and personal production with 8 attractions that will leave you with memories you won’t soon forget.

When: October 1st, 7th-9th, 14th-16th, 21st-23rd, 27th-30th
Where: 8705 Marsh Rd Snohomish, WA
Cost: Double Dare $18.95 or $27.95, Double Dare VIP $41.95 or $49.95, No Scare Night $18.95 or $27.95

Taste a brand new Korean BBQ resto

SoCal’s Baekjeong Korean Barbecue just opened a Seattle area location this past week. You’ll find premium meats for barbequing, bibimbap, ramyun, and much more. The main draw is of course the tabletop barbequing. When it comes to meats you’ll find prime ribeye, boneless short rib, thinly sliced brisket, pork jowl, and much more.

Where: Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St SW Ste 922, Lynnwood WA 98037
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 5 PM-10 PM, Friday & Saturday 5 PM-12 AM

Earshot Jazz Festival 2022

Earshot Jazz festival is back for another year with tons of concerts for you to attend. Prices are per concert and vary so be sure to plan ahead and figure out which concerts you’d like to attend.

When: October 8th-November 6th
Where: Multiple venues across the city
Cost: Varies by performance

Watch a locally filmed spooky movie

Did you know that there are tons of horror movies that have been filmed in and around Seattle? Well now you do and we’ve made a whole list of some of the best that you can watch. From slasher to paranormal, it’s all there.

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See what’s new on Netflix

Whether you like it or not, October is here! Plan out your month of streaming by checking out what’s coming to a computer screen or TV near you in the new month. After all, our fall and winter forecast is looking like a lot of indoor time.

Take a road trip to try some of our state’s spookiest doughnuts

In case you didn’t know, Washington State actually has it’s very own Voodoo Doughnuts! It’s located in Vancouver, Washington and they have all of your favorite classics and some extra spooky options like the Voodoo Doll and Diablos Rex.

Where: 8203 NE Vancouver Mall Dr, Vancouver, WA
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6 AM-11 PM, Friday & Saturday 6 AM-12 AM

Hike beacon rock

If you’re looking for an unforgettable fall hike with amazing views, Beacon Rock is a great choice. The hike allows you to scale an over 840-foot-tall ancient volcanic core in one relatively easy route. Talk about an Indiana Jones esq adventure!

Where: Beacon Rock State Park

House of Spirits: Casa Vega

The evening will take place at Capitol Hill’s magnificent DAR Rainier Chapter House, built in 1925. You’ll enter into a 22,000-square-foot haunted mansion where an evening of macabre magic awaits you. As you roam the house on your own or with friends, you’ll find tarot readings, strange roaming specters, secret games, and so much more.

When: Thursday-Sunday, Until October 31
Where: 800 E Roy St
Cost: $79+


MadArt has been taken over by Seattle-based artist Alison Stigora who has created a “two-part, monumental sculptural installation.” You’ll find a room filled with reclaimed driftwood, light, and sound compositions that reflect natural phenomena. It’s perfectly PNW and unlike anything you’ve seen.

When: Until November 23rd
Where: 325 Westlake Avenue North
Cost: Free

Have a great weekend!