As the leaves begin to change and a crisp autumn breeze fills the air, Seattle transforms into a magical city with plenty of exciting activities and events to enjoy throughout October. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this vibrant Pacific Northwest city has something for everyone. In this blog post, we’ll explore out top 10 picks for fun things to do in Seattle this October.
Enjoy a Haunted House Experience
For those seeking an exhilarating adventure tinged with spine-tingling excitement, Seattle’s haunted houses are an October must-do. The city embraces the Halloween spirit with open arms, and some of the most notorious and spine-chilling haunted attractions await your daring visit.
One such macabre masterpiece is the Georgetown Morgue Haunted House, a place where nightmares come to life. Venture into the depths of this former morgue, now transformed into a den of terror. As you navigate its dark, winding corridors, expect the unexpected.
Open from Thursdays to Sundays of October! Get your hands on a ticket for the spooky experience here.
Pumpkin Patch Adventures
Embrace the fall spirit by visiting one of the many pumpkin patches in the Seattle area. Hand select your very own pumpkin with a wide variety of pumpkins at the Fall Festival at Stocker Farms in Snohomish, WA. Visit them every weekend until October 31, get your tickets here.
Halloween Pet Parade
Join the Halloween Pet Parade in Volunteer Park! Show off the clever costumes and adorable animals. The festivities will be located in Volunteer Park across from the Conservatory. Get more details here.
Kirkland Urban Farmers Market
Shop from local artisans, crafters, makers and farmers at the Kirkland Urban Farmers Market. The event is free to the community and whether you’re looking to grab some sweet treats, or jump start your holiday shopping, there’s something here for everyone. Get more details here.
October 14th from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
October 28th from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a weekend of traditional Oktoberfest fun from October 6th to 8th! Experience the lively atmosphere, traditional music, mouthwatering German cuisine, and of course, a wide selection of delicious beers. It’s a celebration you won’t want to miss! Get the deals and packages here.
(Sep-Oct – 9 am-4 pm, Wed-Sun)
There’s always fun at Bellewood Farms! You’re invited to attend any of our year-round events or create your own—we offer a beautiful venue for your next private party, corporate meeting, or wedding. Bring your kids and well behaved dogs for a fun farm experience.
6140 Guide Meridian Dr. Lynden, WA
October (from Wednesdays to Sundays) – 9 am-4 pm
Click here for more info!
You can also check out other Other Apple Orchards to Visit This Fall.
Margaret’s Way Trail to Debbie’s View
Maybe you’re up for a hike. Get to know this 10.5-km out-and-back trail near Issaquah, Washington. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 3 h 33 min to complete. This is a very popular area for hiking and running, so you’ll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. Click here to see more info.
Check out the Best Hiking Trails Near Seattle.
October in Seattle offers a delightful mix of outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, and seasonal festivities. Whether you’re admiring the fall foliage, indulging in delicious cuisine, or getting your heart racing at a haunted house, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, grab your pumpkin spice latte, put on your coziest sweater, and make the most of this wonderful season in the Emerald City. Seattle in October is an experience you won’t soon forget!