Family friendly places for Halloween around Puget Sound


by KING 5 News

Posted on October 28, 2010 at 7:04 PM

Updated Saturday, Oct 30 at 5:47 PM



Join Hotwire Coffee, (4410 California Ave SW) Saturday, October 30th, from Noon-4 pm, during the Trick or Treat in the Junction event. You and your little ones will have a professional photograph taken by Stephanie Cristalli Photography plus a portion of the proceeds go to West Side Baby and West Seattle Food Bank.

West Seattle Senior Center (4506 California Ave SW) will be hosting free photography for their Halloween Costume Contest from 1-3 pm! Best costume wins a gift!

Tila Real Estate (4727 44th Ave SW) is hosting their 3rd Annual Un-Haunted Open House from 1-3 pm! Stop by for some G-Rated treats and prizes!

Muttley Crew Cuts in Admiral, 7-11 pm, Muttster Mash, including a doggie costume contest. A Halloween celebration for all friendly (to people and other pups) dogs and their people as well with drinks (Beer & wine will be available w/ ID and you can bring your own as well!), a costume contest, a pet food drive (Benefiting the Furry Faces Foundation) and more!

Seattle Central Community College’s outdoor plaza at Broadway & Pine, Saturday, October 30, 2010 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM. The Procession of Lost Souls Parade. Come wake the dead with us in a costume procession up Broadway, and witness a parade of the most creative, artistic, and scary (or silly) costumes in Seattle. A costume contest will kick it off—enter to win great prizes in five categories including Quintessentially Capitol Hill and Best Group.Costume Contest 6 p.m., Parade begins at 7 p.m.

University Village, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle. Pumpkin Carver Dan. Watch carving of 500-750- pound pumpkin, tips on carving pumpkins, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; free (206-523-0622 or

Seward Park Environmental and Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle. Pumpkin's Galore! Pumpkin Carving and Painting Party. Pumpkin carving and painting party, bring your own pumpkin or buy one on-site; patterns, tools, paints, candle provided, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; free. 206-652-2444 or

Cafe Flora, 2901 E. Madison St., Seattle. Pumpkin decorating party. Pumpkin decorating for all ages with arts and crafts supplies, no carving, treats, kids encouraged to come in costume, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; free. 206-325-9100 or

St. Therese School, 900 35th Ave., Seattle. A Little One's Halloween Carnival. For children ages 8 and younger, bouncy houses, games, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday,; free admission, activities $1-$5. 206-324-0460 or

Wallingford Boys & Girls Club, 1310 N. 45th St., Seattle. Halloween Hoopla Carnival and Haunted House. Spooky haunted house for older kids, Frankenstein's Lab, carnival games, treats, 6 p.m. Saturday; $1. 206-547-7261 or


Mercer Island Martial Arts, 2630 77th Ave. S.E., Suites 106-108, Mercer Island. Halloween Party and Food Drive. Costume contests, bouncy house, snacks, 1 p.m. Saturday; admission free with five cans of food for the food bank; ages 17 and younger require permission slip. 206-230-9050 or


Bellevue Family YMCA, 14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue. Pumpkin Palooza. Pumpkin carving, bounce house, games, costumes welcome, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; free (425-746-9900).

The Marketplace in Factoria Mall, 4075 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA 98006. Toy Story Halloween Celebration and early Trick-or-Treat. Saturday, October 30, 3pm – 5pm. All ages. Free.

Crossroads Mall, NE 8th & 156th Ave. NE in Bellevue. Radio Disney 1250 AM presents an afternoon of fun, games, activities & prizes. Kids can win a free Toy Story 3 DVD. Come enjoy the fun, try out your Halloween costume and Trick ‘r Treat at participating stores at the Mall.Safe and Sweet (Tricks) & Treats at Crossroads Mall. All ages. Free- no masks allowed.

Toys-R-Us, 103 110TH AVENUE N. E. Bellevue. Saturday, October 30, 12pm to 3pm. 12 and under. Free.


Downtown Renton and Main Street Square,  enter on South Main between 2nd & 3rd across from Uptown Glassworks. Trick or Treating and Halloween Party in Downtown Renton. Saturday, October 30, 1:00pm to 4:00pm. All ages. Free. Ghoulish games, freaky fun and food! Wear your costume or make one here and have your picture taken with our festive characters!


Burien Library, 400 S.W. 152nd St., Burien. Halloween festival of stories. Stories, songs and crafts for ages 2-8 with adult, 11 a.m. Saturday; free. 206-243-3490 or

Downtown Burien, Southwest 152nd Street and Sixth Avenue Southwest, Burien. Boo in Burien. Treats at participating businesses, pumpkin painting, haunted house, children's costume parade, costumed dog parade, wiener-dog races, hayrides, store specials, noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 206-941-7199 or


Main Street, Bothell, WA. Main Street Trick or Treating. Saturday, October 30- 3-6pm. 12 and under with parents. Free.


Freighthouse Square is having a Harvest Fest from noon to 5 p.m. that includes trick-or-treats for the kids, kid’s craft zone, costume contest for different age categories, and every parent’s favorite: a beer garden.

Fort Nisqually at Point Defiance, Bonfires, Beaver Pelts, and Bogeymen, 7-9pm,
Halloween Story Time around a Bonfire. $5 adults/$3 children 12 and under.

Our Savior Lutheran, 4519 112th Street East, Tacoma. Family Fall Carnival, 4-7pm. Bounce houses, games, face painting, treats.


Downtown Puyallup, stroll through from 4-6 p.m. and fill up your bags with treats from more than 50 vendors.  A map to these sugar-laden treasures is available at the Puyallup Main Street office located at 107 N. Meridian.
Pioneer Park Pavilion. Haunted Farmers Market, includes Pumpkin Carving Contest, judging at noon.
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Puyallup Public Library, Knights of Veritas. 3:30-4:30pm. This was mentioned by Sounds Fun Mom during our webcast! Learn about the code of chivalry; medieval combat demonstration, more!


Kent Library, 212 Second Ave. N., Kent. Dia de los Muertos. Spanish story time celebrating the Mexican holiday, making sugar skulls, noon Saturday; free. 253-859-3330 or

LDS Church, Bainbridge, 8677 Madison Ave., Bainbridge. Halloween Party and Trunk-or-Treat. Family party with games, prizes, costume competition, trunk decorating competition, treats, no masks, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free (206-521-3414).


Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St., Federal Way. Tricks N' Treats Funfest, Federal Way. Carnival games, costume contest, outdoor s'mores, inflatable slide, candy, 6 p.m. Saturday; $6/preregistered, $8/at the door for ages 2-12, accompanying adult and ages under 2 free (253-835-6900 or





Market Street, Ballard Trick or Treating. The Market Street trick-or-treating event is from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday and the Halloween on Holman event is from 1 to 4 p.m.

University Village, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98000. Trick or Treat from merchants, 4-6 pm

Cal Anderson Park. Creepy Crawl Parade in Cal Anderson. Sunday, October 31, 2010 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM. Sunday, October 31 is the day for spooky sprites. Little ones in costume will be showing off their garb around Cal Anderson Park, followed by Trick-or-Treating at Broadway merchants. Molly Moon’s Ice Cream Truck will be there with treats.

The Seattle Police Department's East Precinct HQ at 12th and Pine will be open for trick-or-treating Sunday night.

Broadway Farmers market, on Broadway, Thomas and 10th Ave. East. Pumpkin decorating at the Broadway farmers market Sunday, October 31 11 am to 2 pm Kids of all ages can decorate their very own market pumpkin, with paint, glitter, sequins, feathers, etc...scary and/or pretty, whatever your imagination decides! All supplies and pumpkins provided by the market and farmers (donations accepted). While supplies last on Halloween Day, Oct 31, 10 am - 1 pm. ALSO: Everyone who wears a costume to the market will get $2 in free market money!! (At the market info tent.) The Broadway Sunday Farmers Market takes place every Sunday through Dec 19, rain or shine at 10th and Thomas on Capitol Hill. Hours are 11 am - 3 pm. More info at There is a small lot with free parking next to the market, and inexpensive pay lots within a few blocks. Street parking on Broadway is free on Sundays.
Helene Madison Pool, 13401 Meridian Ave. N., Seattle. Halloween Pumpkin Swim. Games, raffle, pumpkins, 1 p.m. Sunday; $2 admission. 206-684-4979 or

Calvary Christian Assembly, 6801 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle. Pumpkin Patch Trunk-or-Treat. Kids' event with decorated trunks full of candy, inflatables, games, food, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday; free 206-525-7474 or

Wallingford Center, 1815 N. 45th St., and neighborhood businesses, Seattle . Green Halloween. Trick-or-treat Trail and event highlighting healthier, eco-friendly alternatives to traditional Halloween costumes and goodies, 3 p.m. Sunday

Carkeek Plaza Shopping Center, 9999 Holman Road N.W., Seattle. Halloween on Holman. Treats for kids in costumes accompanied by parents, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, 206-632-8300.

Columbia City, Rainier Avenue South from South Edmunds Street to South Hudson Street, Seattle. Treats for kids at businesses marked with balloons, costume contest at Geraldine's Counter, music and drink specials for adults, 3:30-6 p.m. Sunday.


Bellevue Square, 575 Bellevue Square Bellevue, WA 98004. Halloween Family Funfest at Bellevue Square. Sunday, October 31, 4:00-7:00 pm (entertainment at 4:30, trick or treating at 5:30)
Ages 12 and under. Free admission. Trick-or-treating throughout the mall, balloon animals, face painting, photo booths (bring your camera), Mad Science booth, and music:4 pm- Performance by Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies. 5:30 pm- Performance by Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies

Bellevue Square, Bellevue. Funfest, Bellevue Square. Treats for kids from participating merchants, clowns, Mad Science, photos, 4-7 p.m., performances by Brian Vogan and His Good Buddies, 4 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Old Bellevue, 103rd Avenue Northeast and Main Street, Bellevue. Treats for kids in costume from participating merchants, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (425-453-1655).


Bothell Country Village and Main Street, 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell, WA. Safe Halloween Trick or Treating. Sunday, October 31- 3-5pm, face painting by Aliza- 10 am to 6 pm. 12 yrs and under & parents. Free admission.

Downtown Bothell, Main Street. Safe Halloween Part II. Oct. 31 from 5pm to 7pm. 12 years and under with parents. Free admission.


Gilman Village, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, WA 98027. Trick or Treating at Gilman Village. Sunday, October 31, 1-3pm. Ages 12 and under. Free admission.


Metropolitan Market, 10611 NE 68th Street, Kirkland, WA 98033. Kiddie Costume Contest and Treats at Metropolitan Market. Sunday, October 31, 3-6pm. Ages 12 and under. Free admission. Join in the Pumpkin Patch for the Annual Metropolitan Market Kiddies Costume Contest! Put your Scariest, Cutest or Most Creative costume on and enter the The Kiddies Costume Picture Contest, Treats and fun with your goodie bag (while supplies last). Voting for the Kiddies Costume Contest will take place form October 31st until November 2nd. Winners will be announced on November 3rd. The winners in the three categories will receive a $15 gift card to Toys R' Us.


North Bend Outlet Mall, 461 South Fork Avenue SW, North Bend, WA 98045. Trick or Treat at North Bend Outlet Mall. October 31, 3:30-5:30pm. Ages 12 and under. Free admission.


Redmond Town Center, 16495 NE 74th Street, Redmond, WA 98052. Trick or Treating at Redmond Town Center. Sunday, October 31, 5-7pm. All ages. Free Admission.

Whole Foods in Redmond, 17991 NE Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052. Trick or Treating at Whole Foods. Sunday, October 31, 12-2pm. All ages. Free Admission.


Renton Landing, North Landing Way, Renton. Trick or Treating at Renton Landing. Sunday, October 31, 3-5pm. All ages. Free admission.

IKEA, 601 SW 41st St., Renton, WA 98057. In Store Trick or Treat Spooktacular. October 31, 10am-3pm. Ages 10 and under. Free admission. Dress up in your costumes and trick-or-treat throughout the store for candy and prizes.


Southcenter Mall, 633 Southcenter, Tukwila, WA 98188. Safe Trick of Treating at Southcenter Mall. Sunday, October 31, 4-6pm. Ages 12 and under (no accessories resembling weapons; no masks or painted faces on adults). Free admission.

Federal Way:

The Commons Mall. Sunday, October 31st. The Commons Trick-or-Treating (Federal Way, WA) 4-6 pm.

Northwest Foursquare Church, Federal Way. Harvest Festival, 6-8:30 pm. Lots of games, candy, fun family-friendly activities.


Landmark on the Sound, 23660 Marine View Drive S., Des Moines. Halloween at the Haunted Castle. Haunted walk, games, kids carnival, treats, 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday; suggested donation $5 per adult, $2 for kids 12 and younger, or equivalent value nonperishable food donation for Des Moines Food Bank 206-878-8434 or


Mercy Seat Christian Fellowship, 5110 196th St. S.W., Suite 101, Lynnwood. Harvest Fest in Lynnwood. Jumpy tent, games, food, 5-8 p.m. Sunday; free admission (425-485-4720).


Sherdian Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Boulevard, Bremerton. Halloween party, Bremerton. Carnival games, haunted room, entertainment, costume contest, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, 360-473-5305


Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way, Kent. Trick-or-Treating, Kent Station. Treats for kids, 4-6 p.m. Sunday. 253-856-2301 or


Bainbridge Island Winslow Way closed to auto traffic, treats for kids from merchants, 4-6 p.m. Sunday. 206-842-2982 or


Mountlake Terrace, 22400 56th Avenue W., Mountlake Terrace. Treats for kids from decorated car trunks and local businesses, 4-7 p.m. Sunday. 425-218-5996


Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park. Halloween at the Commons. Trick-or-treat at participating merchants, 3:30-5 p.m.; Dia de los Muertos Day of the Dead music and dance experience, 5-6 p.m.; Halloween games and crafts from around the world, 6-7 p.m. Sunday, 206-366-3302 or


 Tacoma Mall will host trick-or-treating throughout their stores from 4-7 p.m.