Associated Recreation Council, Seattle


October 2017 - Festivals and Halloween Events

Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Associated Recreation Council has a lot to offer as we welcome in the Fall weather! This October check out these family friendly events offered at community centers across the Seattle!

SOUTHEAST SEATTLE

 

CREEPY CARNIVAL
Garfield CC - Friday, October 27th 5 p.m.-7 p.m. | Ages 6-12

Join us for this spooky pre halloween event! Carnival games, candy, prizes, cake walk, crafts, and more! Be sure to wear your costume and enter our spooky selfie challenge. Volunteers needed! Contact us at 206-684-4788 or traci.grant@seattle or billy.nong@seattle.gov for more information.

CREEPY CRAWL
Garfield CC - Monday, October 30th 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Ages 5 and Under

Toddler gym spooky crafts and snacks-come in your costume.

HALLOWEEN FRIGHTFEST
International District/Chinatown CC - Friday, October 27th 6-7:30 p.m. | All Ages - $2/Child

Bring your little goblins to our fun and festive party! Our family friendly costume extravaganza will have fun and safe interactive games for everyone!

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AND HAUNTED HOUSE
Jefferson CC - Friday, October 27th 6-7:30 p.m. | All Ages - Game tickets 5 for $1; Haunted House $2

Come and join us for our annual Halloween Carnival and Haunted House! Enjoy an evening of scary fun!! Do you dare go into the haunted house? Costumes are encouraged! This is a great family event. 

TODDLER HALLOWEEN FEST
Rainier CC - Saturday, October 28th 10 a.m.-noon  | Ages 1-5

Come join us as we get into the Halloween spirit! We will have costume contests with prizes, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, Toddler Gym, pumpkin painting, and more!

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL
Van Asselt CC - Friday, October 20th 5-7 p.m. | All Ages - FREE

Join us for the 2nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Van Asselt. We will have food, games, crafts, and more! Make sure to bring the whole family for this fun filled community event! Need help with your scholarship application? This is a great time to come get help from staff filling them out.

 

SOUTHWEST SEATTLE

 

SPOOKY CARNIVAL
Alki CC - Friday, October 27th 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Ages 11 and younger - $0.25/ticket or $5/unlimited bracelet

Spooky fun for the whole family! Carnival game and prizes and a Spooky Haunted Scream Room for brave Trick or Treaters. For more information please call Alki at 206-684-7430. Teen and adult volunteers are greatly appreciated.

GLOW IN THE DARK PARTY
Delridge CC - Thursday, October 26th 6 -7:30 p.m. | All Ages - FREE

3rd annual Glow in the Dark Party! Snacks, games, and music are just the beginning of the fun! Come glow with us! Wear your costume, face paint, or anything that will illuminate the party. #GlowintheDark. This event brought to you by the Delridge Advisory Council.

WESTSIDE HUNT AND COSTUME CONTEST
Hiawatha CC - Thursday, October 19th 6-8:30 p.m. | Ages 11-17 - FREE

A flashlight, goodie bag and strong spirit is all you need to capture prizes in our grounds. YCTP intern staff will award a “spookiest” and “most original” costume prize prior to the hunt. Hunt begins promptly at dusk. Send inquiries and questions to John.Hasslinger@Seattle.gov. Upperclassmen and adult volunteers wanted to run music and lead the outdoor hunt.

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
Hiawatha CC - Friday, October 27th 6-8 p.m. | Ages 2-12 - $5/Child

Start your Halloween off with a frighteningly fun filled evening for the family! Wear your costumes and enjoy carnival games, crafts, and spooktacular activities.

TODDLER PUMPKIN PALOOZA
High Point CC - Thursday, October 26th 10 a.m.-noon | Ages 1-5 - $5/Person

Join the High Point Community Center staff and enjoy age appropriate Halloween games, booths, face painting, art and craft activities, and snacks.

FALL FESTIVAL
High Point CC - Friday, October 27th 5:30-7:30 p.m. | All Ages - FREE

Join High Point Community Center staff and enjoy a family evening of fun. We will have Halloween games, booths, face painting, art and craft activities, and snacks. Fun for all ages. Come one, come all.

FALL CARNIVAL
Yesler CC - Friday, October 27th 5:30-6:30 p.m. | All Ages - FREE

Join the Yesler CC staff and enjoy a fall celebration with free snacks, candy, food, and games, as we share upcoming information about Yesler Community Center moving forward. Come join the Lakeside School volunteers and celebrate the freshness of fall that is upon us.

 

NORTHEAST SEATTLE

 

HALLOWEEN MAKE-UP HEADQUARTERS
Magnuson CC - Tuesday, October 31st 3-5 p.m. | Ages 2-12 - FREE

Complete your Halloween ensemble by getting your face painted! Stop by Magnuson CC before trick-or-treating on the biggest dress-up event of the year! Reservations strongly suggested. Call 206-684-7026 for make your appointment.

SPOOKY SPRINT
Magnuson Park Beach and Kite Hill - Saturday, October 21st 10-11 a.m. | Ages 3-12 - $20

It’s time for ghosts and ghouls, zombies and spiders to lace up their sneakers and run through our haunted race course! Ages 6-12 choose between a 1 or 2-mile fun run, while ages 3-5 start the event with the special Tot Sprint. Race check-in begins at 9 a.m. and is located south of the swim beach. Please register by October 16. Cost includes t-shirt, award, prizes, and refreshments for all. Costumes welcome!

HARVEST FESTIVAL
Meadowbrook CC Parking Lot - Friday, October 6th 5-7 p.m. | All Ages - FREE ENTRY  (Pony Rides $5)

Celebrate the Fall Harvest with your community and enjoy freshly pressed apple juice.

MIGHTY MITES COSTUME PARTY
Miller CC - Tuesday, October 31st 9:30 a.m.-Noon | Ages 5 and under - FREE

Attention all superheroes, monsters, ballerinas, and princesses, Miller Community Center wants to invite you to show off your best costume. The event will be full of games, treats, and prizes.

PUMPKIN CARVING
Northgate CC - Friday, October 27th 4:30-7 p.m. | All Ages - FREE

Kick off Halloween weekend with family pumpkin carving and decorating! We’ll have pumpkins of all sizes with safe carve tools and paints to create your spooky or funky jacko-lantern. Enjoy cookies, candies, and hot cider while you carve and stick around for the jack-o-lantern contest to win prizes!

FUNKY FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL
Ravenna-Eckstein CC - Friday, October 20th 5:30-7:30 p.m. | All Ages - $3/Person or $12/Family of over 5 people

Get the whole family together to join us for this annual evening of treats and a few tricks. Come in costume and enjoy carnival style games, crafts, haunted mini golf, and more! Meet your neighbors, let your kids loose in the gym and have fun. Funky family costumes encouraged.

 

NORTHWEST SEATTLE

 

FALL FEST
Ballard CC - Saturday, October 21st 11 a.m. | Ages 2-10 - $5

Time to celebrate fall! Join us for a day of fantastic fall activities. You can try your hand at the apple press, make your own scarecrow (bring old clothes), and of course, play games.

BIG PUMPKIN BASH
Bitter Lake CC Annex (13040 Greenwood Ave N) - Saturday, October 21st 6-8 p.m. | All Ages - FREE ENTRY (Carnival Game Tickets $0.25 cents each)

Bring the entire family out for a night of ghoulish-good fun! We will have carnival games, face painting, and the always popular cake walk! Please bring a can of food to donate to our local food bank. Don’t forget to wear your costumes. Volunteer hours are available during this event. Please call 206-684-7524 for more details.

HAUNTED BOUNCE AND PIRATE POOL PARTY
Green Lake CC - Friday, October 27th 6-8 p.m. | Ages 5-15 - FREE

Green Lake Community Center and Evans Pool are cohosting a haunted celebration! The dimly lit gym will be adorned with glow in the dark accessories from 6-8 p.m. and complete with two haunted bouncy houses for kids to enjoy! Then from 7-8 p.m., ‘Rrrrr’ pool staff is throwing a pirate themed pool party where each swashbuckler must dodge the floating pumpkins! Healthy snacks provided. Join us in this kid tested and parent approved fun! (Swimsuits are a must!) Canned food donation will be collected at the door to support our local food banks.

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
Loyal Heights CC - Friday, October 20th 6-8:30 p.m. | Ages 2 and older - Game tickets $0.50 or unlimited bracelets $12

Join us for a fright fest of activities, games, and challenges. Dress in costume and remember to bring a bag for your goodies. Festivities include bounce houses, carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating, and a cake walk. Volunteers are needed to help set-up, clean-up and run carnival games. Proceeds from tickets supports the Loyal Heights Community Center scholarship fund.

LIL SPOOKIE
Magnolia CC - Friday, October 27th 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Ages 10 and under - $4

Get the little spooky ones dressed for our morning Halloween event, we will be serving treats, decorating pumpkins, playing games, and bouncing around. Costumes are encouraged.

TOT CARNIVAL
Queen Anne CC - Thursday, October 26th 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | All Ages - $3

Have your tots try on their Halloween costumes and join in some pre-Halloween fun. Our mini carnival will have games, treats, and fun for all. Costumes are optional but encouraged!