Are you a huge fan of spooky season and fall movies? If so you’re probably no stranger to the 1998 Disney classic, Halloweentown. But did you know that you can actually visit it in person and that it’s only about three hours from Seattle?
That’s right, St. Helens, Oregon served as the backdrop for this fan-favorite movie (psst, parts of Twilight were also filmed here) and you can enjoy a Halloween celebration here all month long. Watch as the Riverfront District takes on the Spirit of Halloweentown with a celebration of all things spooky. It’s truly the perfect event for people who love the classic Halloween movie.
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Visitors can see some iconic parts of the movie in person like the giant pumpkin at city hall, the movie theatre, the dentist’s office, and more. That means you’ll want to get dressed up because you’ll have tons of photo ops. Not to mention you can also enjoy additional events and attractions like a haunted house, scavenger hunt, carved pumpkin, and more. This festival has it all when it comes to your spooky season favorites.
Best of all, tickets are on sale now and you can visit Halloweentown starting next weekend September 17th. So if you’ve been looking to take a day trip and get a head start on all things Halloween, this might just be the perfect activity for you. If you’d like to learn more and grab tickets you can visit the festival’s website.
Spirit of Halloweentown
When: Every weekend September 18th-October 31st
Where: St. Helens, Oregon
Cost: $30 GA, Prices vary for additional attractions
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