It’s time for you to arise, Seattle creeps and crawlies, and celebrate the most haunting day of the year (aside from the day when we get that first 4 p.m. sunset).
Here’s where you can get to boo-gying this weekend before Halloween.
After Hours: Halloween | Seattle Aquarium | Thursday, Oct. 26 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | $40.95 | Sharks do get a lot creepier at night — enjoy live music, a costume contest, Halloween-themed activities, and all of your favorite underwater critters at this 21+ event.
Halloween Party Cruise | Friday, Oct. 27 | 9-11:30 p.m. | Waterways Cruises & Events, 901 Fairview Ave. N. | $95.20 | Dance your heart out along the darkened waters of South Lake Union, with prize giveaways, Halloween-themed eat + drinks, and more.
Non-Alcoholic Halloween Party | Friday, Oct. 27 | 8-11 p.m. | Rachel’s Ginger Beer, 2112 Seventh Ave. | $33.85 | Sip to your heart’s content without that fuzzy feeling in the morning and enjoy live DJs, games, and lots of fun.
Halloween Soirée | Saturday, Oct. 28 | 6 p.m.-12 a.m. | mBar, 400 Fairview Ave. N. | $100 | Go big or go back to the grave. Along with hauntingly beautiful rooftop views of South Lake Union, partiers will get to enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet, live DJs, tarot card readings, and a costume contest with a $1,000 grand prize.
Halloween Fest 2023 | Sunday, Oct. 29 | 12-5 p.m. | Woodinville Warehouse District, 19495 144th Ave. NE | Free | Bring the kiddos, too, for crafts, live music, tarot card readings, movies, candy + wine pairings (adults only), and pumpkin decorating.
Various shows at The Crocodile | Friday, Oct. 27-Sunday, Oct. 29 | Various times | The Crocodile, 2505 First Ave. | $19.99+ | The Belltown music venue has three different eerie shows for those looking to really rattle their bones — Dimelo: A Latin Experience “Halloween Edition,” TAAL: Diawaloween, and The Boulet Brothers’ spine-tingling drag show.