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Halloween 2022

The best fall-themed activities and festivals of Pacific Northwest


Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin
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Seattle offers tons of events and activities for Halloween—ghost tours, haunted houses, and trick-or-treating. Not to mention wild parties at numerous Seattle clubs and venues, especially at Pioneer Square and Capitol Hill neighborhoods.

Fright Fest at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park (October 7–30, 2022)

Fright Fest at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park invites visitors of all ages for six weekends of Halloween-inspired fun. Family by Day activities for little ones run from noon to 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. But by night, the park gets genuinely frightening. So the time from 6 pm to 7 pm Fridays through Sundays is reserved for older kids and those who are not afraid to encounter monsters. Three haunted attractions are also not recommended for small children. SCARE-a-oke fun takes place every Friday night.

Georgetown Morgue Haunted House (September 23–November 5, 2022, on selected dates)

The Haunted House located at the Georgetown Morgue is one of the scariest Halloween attractions in Seattle. The Georgetown Morgue of Seattle witnessed thousands of funeral preparations and cremations. The frightening story tells that nine morgue staffers were forced into the crematorium chamber and burned. Also, the notorious Dr. Simons has acquired the Georgetown Morgue and discovered catacombs underneath that might contain glowing toxic chemicals. Will you dare to investigate what is going on at the Georgetown Morgue?

Maris Farms Haunted Woods (October 1–31, 2022, on selected dates)

Maris Farms Haunted Woods is sure to provide a thrilling and chilling experience at a farm in Buckley, Washington. The Haunted Woods is a 35-minute frightening quest through the corn with creeps, mutants, weird characters, and other dangers at every corner. The farm also has a less scary Flashlight Maze & Night Wagon Ride attraction. The seasonal fun begins in late September and continues each weekend throughout October.

Frighthouse Station in Tacoma (September 30–November 5, 2022, on selected dates)

The Frighthouse Station haunted house is located at the historic Freighthouse Station Marketplace. This seasonal haunted house has a chilling storyline, frightening characters, and over 30 rooms filled with terror. Don't be surprised to meet nightmarish creatures, walking dead, and other paranormal and unnatural activity. Be ready to confront evil—unexpected, waiting, and with no mercy.

Zoo Boo at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (October 15–16, 2022)

Zoo Boo at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma is one of the favorite Halloween entertainment for little children in Seattle and Tacoma areas. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and join the fun during fall-themed weekends. Kids love to observe how animals such as elephants and tigers get their Halloween treats like pumpkins. Polar bears and otters receive their icy treats as well. There is also a costume parade led by Herald, the dog!

Ghost Tours (2022, unconfirmed)

To learn more about the spooky places of Seattle, hop on one of the ghost tours. They are organized by the Northwest Legends Online Museum. Pike Place Market also holds a ghost tour every fall, focusing on Seattle’s scary legends and spooky stories. You never know what ghosts may be hiding around corners in this city!

For the tickets and latest updates, please check with the official websites (see External Resources below.) Also, take a look at the map suggesting the best accommodations nearby.