UPDATED 10/31/23: Here’s what we have on this year’s list of West Seattle Halloween/Dia de Muertos-related events and decorations, updated daily! Got something to add? Let us know ASAP – email@example.com – thank you?
WS ARCADE, TUESDAY 10/31: West Seattle Arcade (2758 Alki SW), open 11 am-10 pm, says, “Come trick or treat at West Seattle Arcade! Anyone who comes down in full costume on Halloween will be given a treat and 10 free credits to play with.”
THE KENNEY, TUESDAY 10/31: 4 pm, kids are invited to come to the main lobby at The Kenney (7125 Fauntleroy Way SW) to trick-or-treat.
ARBOR HEIGHTS, TUESDAY 10/31: 6 pm, Trunk or Treat at Arbor Heights Community Church. (4113 SW 102nd)
TEAL PUMPKIN PROJECT TRICK-OR-TREATING
Participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project this year, offering options for kids with food allergies? Email us! Here’s the list as of Halloween Eve, roughly north to south – some also mentioned what they’ll offer instead of, or in addition to, candy:
*2212 Walnut Ave SW
*2343 44th Ave SW (with the inflatables and giant skeleton out front)
*3050 64th Ave SW
*3232 Walnut Ave SW
*3646 49th Ave SW (glow sticks)
*3726 38th Ave SW
*3847 44th Ave SW (“just up the street from Nightmare on 44th”)
*4623 SW Alaska St (limited supply of non-food treats)
*4856 42nd Ave SW
*4809 SW Juneau St
*3010 SW Graham St (toys and glow sticks)
*5940 47th Ave SW (temporary tattoos)
*5656 32nd Ave SW
*5636 47th Ave SW
*6305 49th Ave SW (small toys)
*6903 California Ave SW (non-food treat bags)
*4116 SW Portland St (“the dragon house,” variety of non-food treats, & warm spiced cider)
*1702 SW Elmgrove St (stickers, bubbles, pencils, and erasers, for any kid preferring that over candy)
*4130 SW Monroe St
*7310 47th Ave SW (glow stick accessories, stickers, and handmade Halloween friendship bracelets)
*9610 California Ave SW
*10659 Marine View Drive (non-candy, latex-free treats)
*10647 8th Ave SW
The Teal Pumpkin Project’s online map shows three homes in West Seattle – two of which are already on our list. But we’ll add any others we hear about by Halloween night! Thank you!
SPOOKY SHOW, OCTOBER 31: Nightfall Orphanage, spooky experience at 4544 51st Place SW, 7-10 pm each night (extended hours Halloween). No admission charge, but charity donations requested – food or funds. Host requests that you PLEASE follow the parking rules explained on the website – thank you!
NEIGHBORHOOD PARTY, OCTOBER 31: 3-6 pm, all welcome, details here. (5014 Puget Boulevard SW)
HAUNTED HOUSE, OCTOBER 31: The legendary Meeds Manor Haunted House is opening for Halloween night 5:30-9 pm. Details in our calendar listing. (3011 45th SW)
BLOCK PARTY, OCTOBER 31: 5-10 pm, 37th SW between Raymond and Graham, details here.
BLOCK PARTY, OCTOBER 31: “Our neighbors have organized a block party on Halloween night, which will include a closed street for safe trick-or-treating and food trucks. (Walnut Ave SW between Hanford and Hinds)
HALLOWEEN ANIMATRONICS, OCTOBER 31: “Nightmare on 44th” returns! Animatronic front-yard show, 6 pm to 9 pm. 3800 block 44th Ave SW.
SKELETON THEATRE FINALE, OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 1: Skeleton Theatre returns, with “Junior.” We’re told this will be the last year of the show performed by animatronic skeletons on a front-yard stage at 36th/Hanford. Watch for showtimes here.
HALLOWEEN CONCERT: Night of AL, 7 pm in-store at Easy Street Records (4559 California), free, all-ages: ” Coldwave -synth pop sensation returns to Easy Street. You are in for a treat. All Ages. For fans of Stranger Things music, Sisters of Mercy, and all your favorite goth-industrial bands. Bar will be open.”
BAR PARTY, OCTOBER 31: Revelry Room hosts Halloween Get Down, with DJ Mister Moon at 8 pm, costume contest at 9:30 pm. (4547 California SW, off the alley)
ART EXHIBITION. THROUGH NOVEMBER 4: Nepantla Cultural Arts Gallery (9414 Delridge Way SW) is featuring a Dia de Muertos art show. The gallery is open noon-6 pm Thursdays-Sundays.
SPECIALS, OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 2: Dia de Muertos food and drink specials at Matador West Seattle (4546 California SW).
Thanks for the tips! We asked readers to send word of sightings, with photos if possible – here’s what we have showcased, south to north, so far, including links to posts, and we’ll be adding the not-yet-showcased photos we’ve received, too, so please keep sending. (Note, exact addresses are only included when it was clear the photos/info came directly from the resident – otherwise, we’ll just give a general location.):
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We’ll keep adding to this through Halloween – firstname.lastname@example.org for pics/tips – thanks!
If you have an event that’s not listed here, please email info ASAP to email@example.com so we can add it – thank you!