West Seattle Halloween 2015
**Note that this is not a static list – events removed after they’re over – thanks!**
(Updated 10/31/2015) While you can find these events in by-date order on the regular WSB West Seattle Event Calendar page, we have grouped them here by type of event for your reference. Got a Halloween-season event you don’t see here? Please e-mail info to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
OCTOBER 31, HOMESTREET BANK: The bank “will be passing out trick or treat candy again Saturday (from 9 am – 1 pm) to everyone dressed up in costumes. Please, NO masks permitted inside the bank for security reasons.” (4022 SW Alaska)
OCTOBER 31, WHITE CENTER: Trick-or-treating starts at noon at participating businesses. The list is being updated on this Facebook event page. And don’t miss Kimya Dawson in concert at Full Tilt Ice Cream, 1 pm!
OCTOBER 31, WEST SEATTLE RUNNER: 1-5 pm – “Bring your ghouls in for more candy. Adults in costume or those with a race bib from Run Scared 5K will enjoy 10% off all purchases.” (2743 California SW)
OCTOBER 31, WESTWOOD VILLAGE: The shopping center plans trick-or-treating 5-7 pm.
(Past-season pumpkins at Metropolitan Market [WSB sponsor])
OCTOBER 31: Family Halloween on the Porch at the Log House Museum, with trick-or-treating, story time, cider & cookies, more. (61st SW & SW Stevens)
OCTOBER 31: West Seattle Bowl is offering Halloween Family Glow Zone, 4-6 pm – buy a lane and get more than bowling! Details here. Costume contest too! (39th SW & SW Oregon)
OCTOBER 31: West Side Presbyterian Church Kids’ Karnival, 6-8 pm, for kids through 5th grade. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the West Seattle Food Bank. (3601 California Ave SW)
OCTOBER 31: Grace Community Church Trunk or Treat, 6-8 pm. “Our 8th annual Trunk or Treat begins at 6 pm on Halloween – Saturday, October 31st. There will be a variety of trunks and various vehicles creatively transformed in family-friendly themes. Suitable for all ages. Each trunk will distribute treats for costumed visitors. Bring cans of food or dry goods to donate to the White Center Food Bank barrels located on the patio to benefit those in need in our community. When you need to take a break and sit down for a while, just visit the lobby where you will find free warm food, coffee, hot chocolate and cider. We will also have a cookie walk inside the building.” (10323 28th SW)
OCTOBER 31, NOVEMBER 1: Halloween light show presented by the folks behind West Seattle Yuletide. “We will start sometime between 5:30 PM and 6:00 PM (depending on when it gets dark) and run until about 10:00 PM or so. We’re featuring a 4-foot Singing Pumpkin, a 6-foot dancing skeleton (photo above; we call him ‘Skelington’) and a full-size animated Wicked Witch of the West right out of the 1939 film, ‘The Wizard of Oz’.” (4120 38th SW)
OCTOBER 31: Haunted House presented by Clown Mania, 7-9 pm each night. (5007 Erskine Way)
OCTOBER 31: 5-9:30 pm, “Visit Chris & Jessica Meed’s all ages Halloween Night Haunted House at their new location. Admission is free but they ask that you bring non-perishable food donations for the West Seattle Food Bank.” (5415 49th SW, at Brandon)
(Photo courtesy Skeleton Theatre)
OCTOBER 31–NOVEMBER 1: Skeleton Theatre, 6-9 pm (directions and show info here). The crew says that this year it’s “a retrospective with skeletons from different casts singing songs from previous shows. The show is about 10 minutes long and will run continuously.” (36th SW & SW Hanford)
OCTOBER 31: “Nightmare on 44th“: Animatronics and more in a spooky West Seattle yard. 6-9 pm Halloween night only – check in via Twitter and Instagram to see what’s new this year. (44th SW between Charlestown and Andover)
OCTOBER 31: Skylark Café and Club‘s 9th Annual “Come as You Aren’t” battle of the bands, starting at 7:30 pm, $10 cover, 21+ – here’s the latest lineup:
8:30 – 9:00 Mind Vice – Black Sabbath
9:00 – 9:30 Super Sex (Members of Gibraltar) – Morphine
9:30 – 10:00 Verbal Tip – Flock of Seaguls
10:00 – 10:30 TBASA – Kanye West
10:30- 11:00 NoRey – Gogol Berdello
11:00 – 11:30 Beauty and the Beats – Go-Gos
11:30 – 12:00 Trick Candles – Billy Idol
12:00 – 12:30 The Hoot Hoots – Weezer
(3803 Delridge Way SW)
OCTOBER 31: ‘The band Hamnivore will be donning a musical costume this Saturday, October 31st at Poggie Tavern. HalloWEEN is a free show to anyone 21 and older at Poggie Tavern. Hamnivore, a local 4-piece eclectic rock band will be playing an entire evening made up entirely of the music of Ween. Hamnivore is Brandon “Babyback” Kitts, Brett “Porkchop” Fraser, Erick “The Haunch” Bell, & Jeremy “The Head Cheese” Weller.’ (4717 California SW)
OCTOBER 31: Halloween Spectacular at Parliament Tavern, live music, 9 pm. (4210 SW Admiral Way)
OCTOBER 31: Yen Wor Village Halloween Party, 9 pm-1:45 am. “Dress up, and enter our Halloween Costume Contest! Sign up from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM; contest begins at 1 am. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Chinese Buffet begins at midnight. Karaoke from 9:00 pm to 1:45 am.” (2300 California SW)
OCTOBER 31: Halloween Work Party – come in costume if you want! – at Schmitz Park Preserve, with Friends of Schmitz Park. 9 am-noon. (5380 SW Stevens)
OCTOBER 31: North Delridge Halloween Tree Walk, 10 am-noon. Costumes welcome! Meet at Delridge Community Center. (4501 Delridge Way SW)
OCTOBER 31: Costumes encouraged! Spend your Halloween playing the classic guessing and bluffing game WEREWOLF, at Meeples Games (WSB sponsor). 8 pm: “Everyone who convenes will be part of the village, and each turn night will fall… and someone is taken out! The villages must discover the identity of the werewolf – or werewolves – while there are still enough of them left to fight!” Details in our calendar listing. (3727 California SW)
Read about it here. This is the crowdsourced map of participating homes:
One more nudge: If you have a Halloween-related (or alternative) event and it’s not here, please e-mail info ASAP to email@example.com so we can add it – thank you!
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