With spooky szn finally here, it’s time to celebrate with the help of some undead bashes, haunted parlors and thrilling plays. The following are the top fall events and Halloween parties to help you get into Washington’s spooky spirit.
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Seattle, through Oct. 31
Seattle’s beloved Cafe Nordo is offering a unique, theatrical experience to get in the spooky spirit: Spirit Parlor. Spirit Parlor offers guests an evening of summoning a curated selection of ghosts to entertain them while they enjoy haunted cocktails. The ghosts are some of Seattle’s finest performers, providing guests with their haunting tales and quests to help them navigate back to the spirit world. Tickets start at $48, depending on your package and experience of choice. To learn more about Spirit Parlor, visit cafenordo.com.
Olympia Boo Bash
Olympia, Oct. 22 to Oct. 31
If you are looking for a spooktacular bash to bring your little witches and ghouls along, look no further than the Olympia Boo Bash at the Hands On Children’s Museum in Olympia. Dress up your kiddos and enjoy some Halloween-inspired fun from Oct. 22 to Oct. 31, featuring pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating, haunted rooms, scavenger hunts, dance parties and more fun. Admission to the Boo Bash is free with the purchase of a general ticket to the museum. To learn more about the Olympia Boo Bash, visit hocm.org.
Little Shop of Horrors
Everett, Oct. 28 to Nov. 20
A new plant has arrived into the world, one with a taste for human blood! Watch as the Halloween favorite, Little Shop of Horrors, based on the film by Roger Corman, comes to life at the Village Theatre. The kid-friendly show features aliens, romance and comedy all in one. The performance will run from Oct. 28 to Nov. 20, with admission being donation based. To learn more about Little Shop of Horrors, visit villagetheatre.org.
Halloween Party Cruise
Seattle, Oct. 29
Hosted by Waterways Cruises in Seattle, the Halloween Party Cruise is here to take your spooky celebrations abroad for a creepy night of dancing, live music, wicked treats, slithering sliders, wicked waffle fries and smoking poison potions. The event is for 21-plus, and tickets begin at $95. To learn more about the Halloween Party Cruise, visit waterwayscruises.com.
Fashionably Undead Bash
Seattle, Oct. 29
Zombies have taken over MoPOP to throw a Halloween party that is most definitely not a secret trap to get humans all in one space. The bash will feature live music so you can “dance your flesh off,” fruity cocktails, costume contests, escape rooms and more to help attendees party like it’s their last night on earth (just in case). The spooky night will take place on Oct. 29 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The event is for 21-plus, and tickets start at $25. To learn more about Fashionably Undead Bash, visit store.mopop.org.
Pike Place Market’s Harvest Festival
Seattle, Oct. 29
Pike Place Market’s Harvest Festival is back on Oct. 29 with all the fall galore your heart can take. The market will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature live music, historic site tours, giant pumpkin carving shows and a haunted wine event for those 21 and over. The fall festival is free, with purchases for goods and fare. To learn more about Pike Place Market’s Harvest Festival, visit pikeplacemarket.org.
2022 Dia De los Muertos Lounge Party
Bellevue, Oct. 29
Enjoy a hauntingly fun evening with Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi at the 2022 Dia de los Muertos Lounge Party on Oct. 29 from 8 to 11 p.m. The evening will kick off with a spirited Halloween costume contest with prizes, music entertainment by DJ D-Look, specialty cocktails, indulgent fare and a marquee photo moment for Instagram. If you are feeling adventurous, try your hand at one of the elite certified medium tables, offering fortune telling, palm and tarot card readings. The event is for 21-plus, and tickets are $60 per person. To learn more about the 2022 Dia de los Muertos Lounge Party, visit sevenrooms.com.