October Events


Along with the sports events, concerts, theatrical performances and many impressive exhibits that constantly cycle through Seattle, there are also always special events and festivals happening to celebrate each season! Whether you’re looking to dance, eat, drink, or celebrate Fall with your family, here’s some of the exciting things going on in October:


First of all, let’s get Fall on a Farm covered – the link below offers lists of the top farms to visit for a hay ride, pumpkin patch, corn maze, or animal encounter in Snohomish and King Counties as well as the Eastside: https://www.parentmap.com/article/places-to-get-your-fill-of-harvest-fun


Brew at the Zoo October 4

Beer-tasting with live animal encounters, live music, and award-winning exhibits!

Location: Woodland Park Zoo

Price: $34 for admission, 7 tasting tickets, and animal encounters

Link: https://www.zoo.org/brew


Georgetown Morgue October 5 – November 3

Haunted house running all month in the Georgetown Morgue. Kids Day with lights on Oct 13th

Location: Georgetown

Price: General Admission is $24, skipping the lines $34-$44

Link: http://seattlehaunts.com/georgetown-morgue/index.php


Oktoberfest Northwest October 5-7

3-day event featuring German beers, food, lively music, Wiener Dog Races, Stein Dash 5K, Corn Hole Toss, free pumpkin decorating, free face painting and more!

Location: Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup

Price: $12 for General Admission

Link: https://www.oktoberfestnw.com/


BrickCon Exhibition October 6

View thousands of models created by adult LEGO Hobbyists from around the nation and the world!

Location: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

Price: Free 4 and under or Active Service Members, $11-17 general admission

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brickcon-exhibition-october-6-october-7-2018-tickets-47342444526?aff=bcmain


Lit Crawl Seattle October 11

A series of readings, performances, panel discussions, and more in pubs, museums, libraries, and other spaces throughout the Capitol Hill and First Hill neighborhoods in Seattle

Location: Capitol Hill and First Hill

Price: FREE

Link: https://www.litquake.org/lit-crawl-seattle.html


TWIST Seattle Queer Film Festival October 11-14

The largest Lesbian & Gay Film Festival in the Pacific Northwest

Location: Venues throughout downtown and Capitol Hill

Price: Full Festival Pass is $245, general admission tickets to individual shows are $14 (with senior, member, and teen discounts)

Link: https://threedollarbillcinema.org/twist/


Bellevue Wine Walk October 18

SWIRL! SIP! STROLL! Visit local wineries in downtown Bellevue on Old Main and mingle with the winemakers

Location: Main Street in Bellevue

Price: $30 for 12 tasting tickets

Link: http://visitoldbellevue.com/news-and-events/wine-walk/


Fashionably Undead October 20

A Halloween dance party at the Museum of Pop Culture featuring a DJ, drinks, and dangerous fashion

Location: Museum of Pop Culture

Price: $30 advanced ($25 members)

Link: https://www.mopop.org/fu8


Kirkland Zombie Wine Walk October 26

Taste the finest wines in Washington State!

Location: Starts at the Heathman Hotel in Kirland

Price: $25 General Admission or beat the line for $35

Link; https://kirklandchamber.org/kirkland-wine-walk/


West Seattle Junction’s Harvest Festival October 28

Games, crafts, a root beer float garden, harvest farmer’s market, chili cook-off, a costume parade, trick or treating and a pumpkin pie eating contest!

Location: California Avenue in West Seattle

Price: FREE (and 16oz root beer floats are only $3.50)

Link: http://wsjunction.org/blog/harvestfest2018/


The Museum of Fright! October 28

Halloween carnival-style games and activities across all galleries

Location: The Museum of Flight

Price: FREE for kids 17 and under in costume, $5 without costume, and $10 for adults

Link: http://www.museumofflight.org/Plan-Your-Visit/Calendar-of-Events/4762/the-museum-of-fright

Ryan Raffetto