Fall is officially in full swing, and that means it’s time for haunted happenings around Tacoma! Featuring a long list of everything from family-friendly festivities to spooky soirées for adults, below you’ll find 12 Halloween and harvest events throughout Tacoma conveniently in order of date.
Get ready to mark your calendars!
October 5-8, 2017
Honeymoon From Hell – A Murder Mystery Dinner
Presented by The Social Bar and Grill and Tacoma Little Theatre, Honeymoon From Hell is an evening of dinner, mystery, and murder. Click here for all show times, location, and tickets!
October 13, 2017
Harvest Fest at Norpoint
Arts and crafts, face painting, bounce houses, pumpkin decorating, and more are all in the mix at this free, family-friendly event put on by Metro Parks Tacoma. Click here for all details!
October 14, 2017
Cannibal Cabaret: Sin City’s Walking Dead
Zombie showgirls, drag queens and kings, celebrity impersonators, aerial acts, and other performers await at this unique haunted happening. Get your tickets ASAP!
October 14-15, 2017
Dress up in costume for a $2 discount on entry and head out for a fall-themed weekend at the Point Defiance Zoo! A long list of events and attractions will keep you busy, from spooky animal sights and smells to underwater pumpkin carving! Click here for the full schedule.
October 17-31, 2017
Halloween Events at W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory
During the last couple of weeks of October, the conservatory in Wright Park hosts some fabulous family-friendly events! A Halloween Pumpkin Patch provides the perfect photo op, the “Blossoms & Haunts” event invites you to bring a spooky poem (an event geared toward adults), a Spooky Story Time for 3- to 6-year-olds, and a Halloween Hurrah event for a night or bingo and goblin brew! Click here for all the details!
October 20, 2017
Harvest Fest at Portland Ave. Community Center
Harry Potter fans won’t want to miss this wizard-friendly event! Pumpkin decorating, crafts, and haunted surprises await at this free event for the whole family. Find all details here.
October 20-November 5, 2017
Blithe Spirit – A Spooky Comedy
Described as a “spook-tacular comic classic,” Blithe Spirit is the silly tale of one man’s two deceased wives who meet on “the other side” and haunt him… all with a healthy dose of hilarity! Click here for all show times and tickets.
October 20-29th, 2017
The Tacoma City Ballet’s The Haunted Theatre
Perfect for ghosts and goblins of all ages, this 1-hour production invites you to put on your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy a spooky performance to get in the spirit of the season. Click here for performance dates and tickets!
October 21, 2017
Black Cat Fun Run
Dress up in your brightest, craziest costume and deck yourself out in glow sticks and lights, and head out to the Point Defiance Give Mile Drive to race through the park past goblins and ghouls! The roadway will be lit up with fun, festive lights and a DJ will be there to help get the party started! Click here for all the details!
October 27, 2017
Harvest Fest at People’s Center
Fall festivities await at this free event perfect for the whole family and put on by Metro Parks Tacoma. Click here for upcoming details!
October 27, 2017
Harvest Fest at STAR Center
Bring your trick-or-treat bags, dress up for a costume contest, and get ready for a day of games, crafts, a haunted house, and so much more! Click here for all event details.
October 21, 2017
Trunk-or-Treat Cruise-In at America’s Car Museum
Perfect for kids ages 12 and under and their families, this trick-or-treat gathering is a free event for all! Kids can dress up and trick-or-treat at car trunks in a safe environment, and if you want, you can register to be a “Trunk Host”! Click here for all the details.