Fall Festivities Across Seattle

Fall is here! And with it, comes dozens of fall festivities hosted by Seattle Parks and Recreation. Whether it’s Autumn carnivals, spooky Tot Gym, haunted houses or pumpkin carving, we have something for everyone!



*Events subject to cancellation. Please call community centers prior to attending to confirm event details.


SE SEATTLE

  • Friday, October 4

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL   

Van Asselt Community Center | 5-7 p.m. | All Ages | FREE
Join us for the 3rd Annual Fall Harvest Festival. Enjoy food, games, crafts, and more! 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.

 

  • Friday, October 25

CREEPY CARNIVAL FOR KIDS

Garfield Community Center | 6-8 p.m. | Ages 5-12 | FREE
You do not want to miss this popular spooky event. We will have music, carnival games, face painting and lots of treats. Wear your costume to participate in the costume contest! Donations are welcome. Volunteers needed! Contact us at 206-684-4788 or email traci.grant@seattle.gov or jennifer. romo@seattle.gov for more information.

 

  • Friday, October 25

HALLOWEEN FRIGHTFEST

International District/Chinatown Community Center | 6-7:30 p.m. | All Ages| $2/child
Bring your little goblins to our annual Halloween Carnival. Our family friendly event will have fun and safe interactive games for everyone. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

 

  • Friday, October 25

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AND HAUNTED HOUSE

Jefferson Community Center | 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.

 

  • Saturday, October 26

TODDLER HALLOWEEN FEST

Rainier Community Center | 10 a.m. – Noon | Ages 1-5 | FREE
Ages 1-5 Get into the Halloween spirit! We will have costume contests with prizes, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, and more alongside our Toddler Gym.

 

  • Wednesday, October 30

CREEPY CRAWL FOR TODDLERS

Garfield Community Center | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.| Ages 5 and Under | FREE
Toddler gym, spooky crafts, and snacks. Come in your costume!

 

  • Thursday, November 21

THANKSGIVING FEAST AT GARFIELD

Garfield Community Center | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.| All Ages| FREE
Come join us for our Annual Garfield Thanksgiving Feast. Be a part of the tradition and a full-scale Thanksgiving dinner with your community. Volunteers and donations are welcomed for the event. Call us at 206-684-4788 if you are interested.

 

NE SEATTLE

  • Friday, October 4

HARVEST FESTIVAL

Meadowbrook Community Center Parking Lot | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.| All Ages| FREE
Celebrate the Fall Harvest with your community
and enjoy freshly pressed apple juice and $5 PONY RIDES!

  • Friday, October 18

DIWALI FESTIVAL

Lake City Community Center | 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.| All Ages| FREE
Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights,
which is celebrated every autumn. One of the most popular
festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory
of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over
ignorance. Join the Lake City Community Center and Library as
we learn more about and enjoy this tradition. This free event
will feature story time, crafts, games, music, and food.

  • Friday, October 18

FUNKY FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL

Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.| All Ages| $5 per person, family 4+ $20
Get the whole family together to join us for an 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. Parental supervision required.

  • Friday, October 25

FRIGHT NIGHT

Lake City Community Center | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.| All Ages| FREE 
Join the Lake City neighborhood for a full evening
of fun! Start in the mini park to get a map of local businesses
participating in trick-or-treating from 5:15-6:15. After your
bags are full, head over to the Community Center for an all
ages party from 6:30-8:30p.m. hosted by the Lake City Lions
Club. The celebration will include food, crafts, games, and a
Haunted House put on by the Lake City Vigilantes.

  • Friday, October 25

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL

Montlake Community Center | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.| All Ages| FREE
Bring the whole family down to our Halloween
Carnival for a beWITCHing night of fun. Enjoy carnival games,
face painting, arts and crafts, and collect some candy! We will
also have a toiletry drive if you would like to donate!

  • Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26

MAGNUSON COMMUNITY CENTER’S HAUNTED TOUR

Magnuson Community Center |7 p.m. – Midnight| May not be suitable for children under the age of 10 without an adult.| $6 Adults $3 Youth under 12
Can you make it through our tour of the abandoned basement
of building 47 in the former Sandpoint Naval Air Station gym?

  • Friday, October 25

SPOOKY TOT GYM

Magnuson Community Center | 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.| Ages 1-5 | FREE
Just like our regular tot gym but Halloween themed.

  • Saturday, October 26

SCARECROW MINI FEST

Magnuson Community Center | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.| Ages 1-5 | $20 for
scarecrow + 25 tickets for games

Get ready for the annual Scarecrow Mini Fest! We’ll
be inside this year with the same great games, kids
activities, kiddie tractor ride corral, and of course, scarecrow
making! You bring the clothes and a pillow case for the head,
and we’ll supply the rest. Put your scarecrow on display during
the Mini Fest for a chance to win grand prize!

  • Friday, November 1

DIA DE MUERTOS

Lake City Community Center | 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.| All Ages|FREE
Dia de Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a celebration of loved ones who have passed. During this colorful tradition we will be making sugar skulls along with other crafts and games.

  • Friday, November 15

THE REPTILE MAN

Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.| All Ages|$5 per person, family 4+ $20
Why go to the zoo when the animals can come to you! The
Reptile Man will be coming to our community center to show
off his reptile friends. Join us for a fun filled evening of bonding
with cute cold-blooded creatures flicking their tongues and
hissing in scaly solidarity.

  • Monday, November 25

THANKSGIVING DINNER

Magnuson Community Center | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.| All Ages|FREE
Can’t get enough turkey? Join us and your friends
and family in the community for a shared meal.

  • Tuesday, November 26

ARTS AND CRAFTS EXTRAVAGANZA

Lake City Community Center | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.| Ages 12 and Under|FREE
Kids are out of school, time for some crafting fun! The Lake City
Library and Community Center are teaming up to bring a day
of messy, creative, and hands on fun.

SW SEATTLE

  • Thursday, October 10

NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY

Hiawatha Community Center | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.| All Ages|FREE
Join the Hiawatha Community as we celebrate
National Coming Out Day. Whether it’s coming out as lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally, we
come together in celebration and advocacy of equality and
living openly. You’ll enjoy activities, music, performances, food,
and access to resources to learn more about and demonstrate
support for the LGBTQ community.

  • Thursday, October 24

GLOW PARTY

Delridge Community Center | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.|FREE
Join the Delridge Community Center and the
Delridge Advisory Council for an evening of glow in the
dark fun! Come glow with us for the 5th annual glow in the
dark party. Snacks, games and music is just the beginning of
the fun. Wear your costume, face paint or anything that will
illuminate the party. #glowinthedark! Volunteers needed for
the event.

  • Friday, October 25

FALL FESTIVAL

High Point Community Center | 5:30 p.m. – 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, arts and crafts activities, and snacks. Fun
for all ages. Come one, come all.

  • Friday, October 25

SPOOKY CARNIVAL

Alki Community Center | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.| All Ages|$.25 per ticket or $7 per unlimited bracelet
Spooky fun for the howl family! Carnival games and prizes
and a Spooky Scream Room for the brave Trick-or-Treaters. For
more information please contact Alki at 206-684-7430. Teen
and adult volunteers are greatly appreciated.

  • Friday, October 25

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL

Hiawatha Community Center | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.| Ages 2-12|$0.25/ticket
Start your Halloween off with a frighteningly fun filled evening
for the family! Wear your costumes and enjoy carnival games,
crafts, and spooktacular activities.

  • Friday, October 25

SOUTH PARK FREAKY FIESTA

South Park Community Center | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.| Ages 3 and Older |FREE
Come visit our freaky fiesta, where you will
enjoy the spoils of the season-complete with candy, games,
prizes and an abundance of good, old-fashion, fall fun for all.

  • Friday, October 25

SW TEEN LIFE CENTER ANNUAL FALL CARNIVAL 

Southwest Teen Life Center | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.| Ages 10 and under|FREE
Join SWTLC staff and Teens as they host their annual Fall Carnival. There will be games, booths, face painting, and arts & crafts activities. Come dressed in your costume for a festive evening!

  • Saturday, October 26

FALL PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT AND BOUNCY HOUSE!

Alki Community Center | 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.| Ages 5-12 |$25/Child **Registration required
Alki is hosting a new Saturday Parents’ Night Out! While the
parents are away, kids will enjoy pizza, a bouncy house, a
movie and healthy snacks! Canned food donations will be
collected at the door to support our local food banks.

  • Thursday, October 10

TODDLER PUMPKIN PALOOZA

High Point Community Center | 10 a.m. – Noon| Ages 5 and Under |$5 
Join the High Point Community Center staff and enjoy age
appropriate Halloween games, booths, face painting, arts and
craft activities, and snacks.

  • Friday, November 15

SOUTH PARK FALL BANQUET

South Park Community Center | 5 p.m. – 7:30pm| Ages 3 and Older|FREE
Come one, come all to the annual South Park
Fall Banquet, complete with local, sustainable-sourced food
for the whole family- including turkey, mashed potatoes,
stuffing, cranberries and desert. Along with good old-fashion
neighborly fun.

NW SEATTLE

  • Friday, October 18

FALL FEST

Ballard Community Center | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | All Ages| $5 pre-pay / $7 day-of
Time to celebrate the fall! Join us for fantastic fall activities. You
can try your hand at the apple press, make your own scarecrow
(bring old clothes), and of course, play games. Tickets: $5 prepay / $7 day-of.

  • Thursday, October 24

TOT CARNIVAL

Queen Anne Community Center | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Ages 5 and Under| $3/tot
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!

  • Friday, October 25

LIL SPOOKIE

Magnolia Community Center | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Ages 5 and Under| $5
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.

  • Friday, October 25

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL

Loyal Heights Community Center | 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | All Ages| Game Tickets $0.50 each, Unlimited ticket bracelet $10 pre-sale, $12 day-of
All Ages 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 carnival games, bounce houses, a cupcake walk, face painting, and arts and crafts. Hotdogs and water available for hungry participants, $1 each. Activities geared towards 2-10 year olds, but everyone is welcome! Proceeds from tickets support programs at Loyal Heights Community Center.

  • Friday, October 25

PUMPKIN CARVING

Northgate Community Center | 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | All Ages| Free
Kick off Halloween weekend with family pumpkin carving and decorating! We’ll have pumpkins of all sizes with safe carving tools and paints to create your spooky or funky jack-o-lantern. Enjoy cookies, candies, and hot cider while you carve. Stick around for the jack-o-lantern contest to win prizes!

  • Friday, October 25

BOUNCE AND SWIM!

Green Lake Community Center | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Ages 5-15| Free
Ages 5-15 Green Lake Community Center and Evans Pool are co-hosting a haunted celebration! Visit the dimly lit gym with glow in the dark decorations and two bouncy houses from 6-8 p.m. Then from 7-8 p.m. join a pirate themed pool party where each swashbuckler must dodge the floating pumpkins! Healthy snacks provided (Swimsuits are a must!) Canned food donation will be collected at the door to support our local food banks. 

  • Saturday, October 26

BIG PUMPKIN BASH

Bitter Lake Community Center Annex | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | All Ages| Carnival Game Tickets $.25 each, Unlimited Bracelets $8
Put on your costumes and bring out your family for a night of ghoulish-good fun with carnival games, face painting, and the always popular cake walk! Please bring a can of food to donate to our local food bank. Please bring cash or check. Volunteer hours are available during this event. Please call 206-684-7524 for more details. Bitter Lake CC Annex is located at 13040 Greenwood Ave N.

  • Saturday, November 16

COMMUNITY HARVEST POTLUCK

Green Lake Community Center/Evans Pool | noon – 2:30 p.m.| Ages 5-15| Free
Join us a we set-up the swimming pool deck with tables and chairs for our Halloween potluck. Bring a dish to share, and maybe a story or two. Be prepared to make friends and enjoy some great food and music. You’ll also enjoy music from Evans Pool’s own “The Sauna Lizards,” our own local band of swimmers! Adults swim only: Noon-1:30 p.m. All ages swim from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome at the potluck from Noon-2:30 p.m. Canned food donation will be collected at the door to support our local food banks.

  • Wednesday, October 30

LIL BOO CARNIVAL

Bitter Lake Community Center | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Ages 3-5| Free
Dress your toddler in their Halloween costumes and join us at our special tot gym event. We will have bikes, toys, light snacks, and arts and crafts.