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Welcome to my 2013 list of South Sound trick or treating spots, Halloween carnivals, and Halloween alternatives! Looking to trick or treat at the South Hill Mall? Wondering if there is a church carnival in Puyallup, a neighborhood event in Tacoma, or a good place to trick or treat in Gig Harbor? If you live somewhere in the South Sound, I’ve got you covered! New here? I hope you’ll think about joining us on Facebook or subscribing to my emails!
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Day Time Halloween Events and Activities-Trick or Treat Alternatives/Activities for young children
Halloween Open House at the Wright Park Conservatory story time, crafts, and jelly bean tasting! Non spooky, children’s event 3.00/free for under 11 3:30-7
Places to Trick or Treat on Halloween-Safe, Indoor Options and Carnivals and Harvest Festivals
South King County
Faith and Victory Church in Auburn hosts a harvest party 6:30PM games and candy; costumes encouraged
Trick or Treat So Others May Eat Trick or treating at the Supermall in Auburn; Bring donations for the Auburn food bank. Good for kids 12 and under; Stop by customer service for a good bag. Select merchants will be passing on treats and goodies. No details for 2014 yet
Kent Station Trick or Treating 4-6:30 treats from select merchants; costume contest No details for 2014 yet
Harvest Festival at the Foursquare Church Federal Way 6-9PM carnival games, magician, dunk tank, 1.00 hot dogs and rootbeer, and tons of candy 6-9PM
Greater Pierce-Puyallup/Sumner/Bonney Lake/Fife
Pumpkin Patch Bash Bonney Lake East Pointe Church hosts at Bonney Lake High School 6-9PM candy, games, inflatables, and more! Calendar date for this year, but not a lot of details yet.
Calvary Community Church Sumner Ghost bustin’ blowout games, petting zoo, inflatables 5-8PM No listing for 2014 yet
Lighthouse Christian Fall Festival games, juggler, potato bar No info. for 2014 yet. This is traditionally a Halloween alternative.
Halloween Carnival in Fife – 5-7 Come in costume for fun and games. Bring a can of food to donate as admission. No info. for 2014 yet
Halloween Street of Treats 5-7 PM downtown Sumner merchants will have treats in a safe environment. It’s on the calendar-no other details yet.
Trick or Treat Booyallup and Halloween fun at the Pioneer Park Pavillion Trick or treat at downtown Puyallup merchants from 3-6PM; other fun on the rotary stage
Trick or Treat in Downtown Enumclaw (old link) Cole st. has traditionally shut down for trick or treating between 4-6. I haven’t been able to confirm this, so please make a call before you head out.
Trick or Treat at the Tacoma Mall 5-7PM treats for kids 12 and under at select merchants no toy weapons; masks on children only; costumes during event time only
Youth Pumpkin Patch at the Fircrest Community Center 6-8 PM for kids 10 and under games, costume contest, and more Link opens a pdf; event is on the 3rd page
Olympic View Baptist is having a harvest party on the 31st. I don’t see a lot of detail yet, but in the past there have been games, candy, popcorn and lattes and more fun for the kids. 4470 Elwood Dr. University Place, WA 98466565-3995
Dupont Businesses Trick or Treating 3-5PM in the downtown business district; look for signs on participating merchants’ doors.
Church of the Living Water hosts its annual Pumpkin Patch Bash at Charlie’s Safari in Lacey (hot dog combos for 2.00) and the Westfield Capital Mall in Olympia candy, face painting, games and bounces houses 6-9PM Bring a canned food donation
Westfield Capital Mall Olympia 4-7PM Spooktacular candy, games, crafts, and more
First Baptist Church Tumwater sponsors Trick or Treat on Elm Street 6:30-8 safe, indoor trick or treating with “Doors,” to knock on, bounce house, and cider
Trick or Treat at Uptown Gig Harbor Halloween Treats and more from 4-6PM
Trick or Treat in Downtown Gig Harbor Trick or treat along the Gig Harbor waterfront; 3-6PM treats, a spooky surprise, photo ops, touch tanks, and more!
Kids Eat Free Deals on Halloween
Halloween Candy Buy Back Events
If you know of another trick or treating spot, or you want to get your group’s event listed, just let me know!