Family-Friendly Halloween Things to Do in Seattle
No need to venture far for frightful fun on Halloween. In Seattle, neighborhoods like ours offer everything you need to celebrate the spooky spirit of the season, without ever having to cross the water. From trick-or-treating the charming retailers and streets of Downtown Kirkland, to zip-lining through the forest of nearby Bellevue, the Eastside is home to a festive collection of family-friendly things to do for everyone. Some of our local favorites include:
Trick or Treat Downtown Kirkland
October 31st, 2-7 pm
401 Parkplace Center
Dress-up in your ghastly best and hit the streets of Kirkland for an afternoon of trick-or-treating, right outside our door at The Heathman Hotel. Kirkland Parkplace and the heart of Downtown transform into a candy-packed paradise for vampires, ghosts and goblins of all ages, as the city's most welcoming shops hand out treats until 7 pm. Please note that adults must accompany children under the age of 10.
SpookFest Zip Scare
October 30th & 31st, 6-8 pm
14509 SE Newport Way
Bellevue, WA 98006
Locally known as the place to "Feel Wild in the City," this thrilling and unexpected zip-line attraction in the woods is just 10 miles south of our hotel. Offering especially scary SpookFest tours over Halloween weekend, the nighttime course features a suspension bridge, three zip-lines, TONS of glow sticks and speeds of up to 35mph.
Halloween Family Fun Fest
October 31st, 5-7 pm
575 Bellevue Square
Bellevue, WA 98004
Carouse Downtown Kirkland by day, then head to this Eastside shopping mall for an early evening of sweet-soliciting fun among major retailers like LEGO, Macy's and Nordstrom. The Mad Science Booth on the second level is an absolute must for curious kids and adults alike.