2018 SKAGIT COUNTY HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES
& TRICK-OR-TREATING GUIDE

 

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Last Updated 10/21/2018

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Welcome! If you are looking for U-Pick Pumpkin Patches, places to Trick-or-Treat with your kids, haunted houses and family-friendly Halloween events in Skagit County YOU WILL FIND THEM HERE!
The Skagit County Halloween Guide gets updated daily with new activities, so check back often.
Enjoy this season with your families! ~Stephanie

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HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES & FUN THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS IN SKAGIT COUNTY IN OCTOBER

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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 29th - OCTOBER 7TH

 

6th: Michael's Kid Club: Paper Pumpkin Craft, Burlington - 10am-Noon

6th & 7th: Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms - 10am-4pm - Have a hands-on experience learning what it takes to run a farm from growing crops to feeding animals. It is an opportunity to talk to your farmers and follow your food from the fields to the table. Participating farms offer fun-filled festival activities for everyone! FREE

6th: Concrete Ghost Walk - 6pm-8pm - NOT meant for young children! Ages 16+ only. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of Concrete and surrounding areas. $12 admission and advanced reservations required because they will sell out of tickets.

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9th: Halloween Clay Class @ the Red Barn Art Studio, Bow - Tuesdays, October 9th-30th from 4pm-5:30pm - An entire clay class devoted to Halloween art! Pre-registration required.

10th: Mad Science @ the Anacortes Library - 4pm-5pm - Join us at the library to create crafts inspired by science and Mary Shelley's Monster. FREE

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12th: 30th Annual Skagit YMCA Halloween Carnival - 6:30pm-8pm - Stop by the Skagit Valley Family YMCA for an evening of Spooktacular fun! Play carnival games, win prizes, join the annual Cupcake Walk and get a festive Halloween picture at our Photo Booth. Join us in celebrating 30 years of Halloween fun at the Y this year with a pirate ship ride through the floating pumpkin patch & fish for treasure in the pool! If you would like to dress in a costume we would love to see it, but remember – only preschool friendly costumes will be allowed.

 

 

 

 13th: Michael's Kids Club: Boo-tiful Bat Crafts, Burlington - 10am-Noon

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13th: Concrete Ghost Walk - 6pm-8pm - NOT meant for young children! Ages 16+ only. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of Concrete and surrounding areas. $12 admission with advanced reservations required because they will sell out of tickets.

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19th: Mad Science @ the Anacortes Library - 4pm-5pm - Join us at the library to create crafts inspired by science and Mary Shelley's Monster. FREE

19th: Madison Elementary @ Rowley Fall Festival, Mount Vernon - 5pm-8pm - The community is welcome to participate in dinner, games, a silent auction and raffles.

19th & 20th: Meet the Spirits that live in the Sedro-Woolley Museum - 2 shows @ 5pm & 7:30pm each night - Visit with the spirits that call the Sedro-Woolley Museum home with Chad Lindberg, actor and paranormal investigator.  He has for many years facilitated communication with the spirits and will be looking to find those that call the museum home. Reservations are required as space is limited to 25 people per show.

20th: Michael's Kids Club: Spider Web Crafts, Burlington - 10am-Noon

 

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20th: Fall Festival @ Camp Korey, Mount Vernon - 11am-4pm - The community is invited to Camp Korey's Fall Festival that will combine the fun of fall with the fun of camp! Hayrides, Pumpkin Patch, Archery, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts etc. The Reptile Man will perform at 12pm and Jet City Improv will perform at 2pm. Their Harry Potter Diagon Alley feature will be available for people to see as well! Food Trucks will be onsite to purchase food. FREE

 

 

 

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Concrete Ghost Walk - 6pm-8pm - NOT meant for young children! Ages 16+ only. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of Concrete and surrounding areas. $12 admission with advanced reservations required because they will sell out of tickets.

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23rd: Harvest Festival @ San Juan Rehab, Anacortes - 5pm-7pm - A fun night of spooky activities including trick-or-treating. Haunted house begins at 5:30pm. FREE

24th: Mad Science @ the Anacortes Library - 4pm-5pm - Join us at the library to create crafts inspired by science and Mary Shelley's Monster. FREE

24th: Fall Harvest Fest @ the Salvation Army, Anacortes - 5pm-7:30pm - This free event will feature: carnival games, delicious food, pumpkin painting, prizes and of course, candy. Costumes are welcome, but please no super scary masks. FREE

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26th: Pumpkin Patch Outing for Families Whose Children Have Special Needs @ Gordon Skagit Farms - 3pm-4pm - Join Skagit County Parent to Parent for a trip through the corn maze, see the haunted barn and take pictures at the red truck. FREE

26th: Upper Skagit Kids Halloween Bash, Citipoint North Cascade Church, Marblemount - 5pm-8pm - Halloween party for kids and families in the Upper Skagit area. There will be games, trick-or-treat tables, crafts and snacks. Don't forget to wear your costumes! FREE

26th: Little Mountain Elementary Harvest Festival, Mount Vernon - 6pm-8pm - Get ready for a screamin' good time!

26th: Harvest Bash @ Samish Elementary, Sedro-Woolley - 6pm-9pm - Carnival games, a raffle, facepainting, decorated classrooms and food!

26th: Skagit Skate Lights Out Party, Burlington - 7pm-10pm - Lights Out Party with coffin rides, candy, costume parade and confetti celebration. All ages.

26th & 27th: Frankenstein: A One Act Drama @ The ACT Theatre, Anacortes - 7pm - The Class ACT 6th & 7th grade class presents this original one act drama based on the novel by Mary Shelley. FREE

26th & 27th: Fort Casey Haunted Fort, Coupeville - 6:30pm-10pm - When the sun goes down, old Ft. Casey becomes a scary labyrinth of concrete caves. Already scary in the daytime, the rooms for storing munitions and fighters are windowless cells buried in the bluff. Halloween is the perfect time to tour the fort, and, who knows, you might just scare up a few scary ghouls along the way! For the smaller kids there is a children’s trick or treat lane, a bounce house, ghost stories, and games. There will also be food from Coupeville’s Sunshine Drip available on site.

27th: Bat Cave Hike, Anacortes - 10am-Noon - Our annual bat cave exploration is fun for everyone! Flashlights and costumes are encouraged. FREE

27th: Michael's Kids Club: Monster Bash, Burlington - 10am-Noon

27th: Halloween ComicFest @ Phantomb Games, Mount Vernon - 10am-10pm - Comics, costumes, food, games and giveaways. FREE

27th: Skagit Skate Tiny Tots Halloween Party, Burlington - 10:30am-Noon - Coffin rides, costume parade & contest, and confetti celebration.   Kids 8 & under.

27th: Halloween Party, Samish Grange - Noon-4pm -The community is invited to a fun event full of games, food and more! Costumes welcome at this family-friendly event.  Admission is a suggested $5/person donation for the Skagit Relay for Life organization.

27th: Fall Extravaganza, United Methodist Church, Anacortes - 1pm-4pm - Costume contest, BYOP (bring your own pumpkin) to carve and some canned goods to donate to the food bank. There will be games, mini golf and ice cream. FREE

27th: Fall Festivities for Ages 12+ @ the Mount Vernon Library - 2pm-4pm - Come and enjoy some fall festivities at the library. Decorate a pumpkin, feast on a caramel apple buffet, and enjoy some Halloween movies.

27th: Pumpkin Carving Contest @ North Cove Coffee, Burlington - 3pm-5pm - This event is the Children's Museum of Skagit County's first BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin) Carving Contest! You will need to bring a pumpkin, any decorating supplies and something to carve it with. FREE

27th: Harvest Fest & Halloween Dance, Marblemount - 5pm-10pm -  Wear a costume and come for the potluck dinner, live music, silent auction, raffles and prizes!

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27th: Spooktacular Kids Night In (Parent's Night Out!), Ground Zero Gymnastics, Mt. Vernon - 5:30pm-9:30pm - Join us for a SPOOKTACULAR Halloween Kids Night In! Kids will get to play in the gym, there will be a costume contest, take-home treat bag, games and a movie (bring blanket & pjs). Space is LIMITED! Get some adult Halloween fun in while your kids have a blast! 5+ years old

 

27th: Concrete Ghost Walk - 6pm-8pm - NOT meant for young children! Ages 16+ only. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of Concrete and surrounding areas. $12 admission with advanced reservations required because they will sell out of tickets.

27th: Halloween Costume Party @ Railroad Pizza, Burlington - 6pm-9pm - Costume contest & prizes music with DJ Little, drink & food specials and cookie decorating for the kids.

27th: Halloween Party & Trick-or-Treat @ Camp Kirby, Samish Island - 6:30pm-8:30pm - The evening includes trick-or-treating to various cabins, tons of snacks and goodies, and a rocking dance party! Tickets only available at the door and are $5.

27th: Halloween @ the Conway Muse - 8pm-11:30pm - Live band, dancing, & costumes. Admission fee $15.

28th: Skagit Skate Spooky Halloween Party, Burlington - 1pm-5pm -  Costume parade & contest, goodies, coffin rides, and more! All Ages

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28th: Masquerade Halloween Tea Party @ Olde Towne Grainery & Tea Room - 2pm - Dress up in your Halloween finest and attend the tea party!

28th: Trunk-or-Treat @ Clear Lake Elementary School - 5pm - 7pm - For kids and the young at heart. There will be hot dogs & chips, coffee & cocoa and the Clear Lake Fire Department's engine! FREE

29th: Halloween Dress-up Party Storytime @ Central Skagit Library - 11:15am - Come in your favorite dress-up for storytime, snacks and games. FREE

31st: Costume Party Storytime @ Mount Vernon Library - 10:30am-11am - Come in costume to Preschool Storytime! Siblings welcome. FREE

31st: Halloween Dance Camp @Skagit Seedlings, Mount Vernon - 11am-1pm - Campers ages 3.5yrs-7yrs will get in the Halloween spirit at this camp!

31st: BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin) Teen STEAM @ Burlington Library - 3pm-4:30pm - Carve & decorate your pumpkin using provided materials. FREE

31st: Cozy Halloween Storytime, Anacortes Library - 4:00pm-5:00pm - Stop by in your costume for a drop-in storytime. FREE

 

PLACES TO TRICK-OR-TREAT IN SKAGIT COUNTY

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Send your extra candy to the troops!
Playhouse Dental will buy it from your kids for $1/lb.

Trick-or-Treating at Country Meadow Village, Sedro-Woolley - 10am-11am - Gather around the fireplace for scary storytelling and Trick-or-Treating and goodies with the residents. You will make their month! All children welcome! FREE

Downtown Anacortes Trick-or-Treat - 3pm-5pm - Trick-or-Treat at businesses with signs in their windows. ACME Creative will be providing free photos for families. FREE 

Downtown La Conner School Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treat Fun - 3pm-4pm - Join us for our annual Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treat fun in downtown La Conner! This is a wonderful and fun event for the entire family - kids, dogs, grandparents ... come dressed in your Halloween finest and have some fun! After the parade head to La Conner Elementary School for their Hometown Halloween Celebration for MORE trick-or-treating and a carnival! FREE

Downtown Mount Vernon Safe Trick-or-Treat & Costume Contest @ the Lincoln Theatre - 3:30pm-6:30pm - Skagit County residents are invited to trick-or-treat and at 5:30 pm, kids are also invited to join in the annual Costume Contest at the Lincoln Theatre. Prizes will be awarded in appropriate age categories. FREE

Trunk-or-Treat in Bear Square, Concrete - 4pm-5pm - All kids who are accompanied by adults are invited to dress up and come to town center for fun, safe trick-or-treating. Community volunteers with decorated cars and trunks full of goodies will be waiting. FREE

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Halloween Harvest Festival @ Homeplace Memory Care in Burlington - 4pm-6pm - Wear your costume and join us in the courtyard for our Harvest Festival where we will be playing games and sharing snacks and candy! Everyone is GHOUL-ANTEED to have a great time! FREE

 

 

 

 

Halloween Open House Trick-or-Treat @ Skagit Seedlings, Mount Vernon - 4pm-6pm - 4 Spooktacular stations including cupcake decorating and an obstacle course. Costume contest at 5pm. FREE

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Downtown Sedro-Woolley Kiddie Parade and Merchant Trick-or-Treat - 4:30pm - Line up begins near the Wells Fargo Bank parking lot on Metcalf Street at 4pm and the parade starts at 4:30pm with trick-or-treating immediately following the parade. FREE

 

 

 

 

 

Trick-or-Treat @ the Cascade Mall, Burlington - 5pm-7pm - Come in out of the weather and enjoy our mall wide Trick or Treating! FREE

Concrete Lions Club Halloween Carnival - 5pm-7pm - Concrete K-8 School gym. Enjoy games, cider, hot dogs and more. FREE

Harvest Festival @ First Baptist Church of Anacortes - 5pm-7pm - A fun event for the kids in our community with games, prizes, bouncy hosue, food, popcorn & candy. FREE

Arktoberfest @ His Place Church, Burlington - 5pm-7pm FREE

Trunk-or-Treat @ Jungle Playland, Mount Vernon - 5:30pm-7:30pm - Bring your kids to Jungle Playland for safe trunk-or-treating! FREE

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Hilde Family Dentistry will buy it from your kids for $1/lb.

Trick or Treat @ Where the Heart Is, Burlington - 5:30pm-7:30pm - Join us for safe Halloween FUN! Come trick or treat with us! Our seniors will have lots of candy, and will be sitting in the lobby! They would just love to see everyone's costumes! FREE

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Fall Carnival @ Hub City Church
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- 6pm-8pm - The Fall Carnival is bigger and better than last year! It's the same event in a new location!! We're moving the carnival to Burlington-Edison High School. All of the food, games, raffle prizes, trunk-o-treating and inflatables are FREE. Nursery through elementary age activities. Sponsored by the Hub City , Central Valley Assembly of God and CTK Skagit. FREE

 

 

Harvest Festival @ Family Life Assembly, Anacortes - 6pm-8pm - Entertainment includes candy, games, prizes, bounce houses, refreshments and more. FREE

Fall Festival @ Emmanuel Baptist Church, Mount Vernon - 6pm-8:30pm - FREE Carnival games, food, prizes and more! All ages so please do not wear scary costumes. FREE

 

HALLOWEEN CANDY BUY BACK LOCATIONS IN SKAGIT COUNTY

 

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Click on the links below for details on where to unload your kids' candy before they go into a sugar coma!

November 1st & 2nd: Playhouse Dental Kids in Anacortes & Oak Harbor: Candy will be purchased for $1/lb and sent to Operation Gratitude for our wonderful troops.

November 1st-6th: Hilde Family Dentistry in Burlington

November 2nd, 5pm-7pm: Yeates Family Dental in Sedro-Woolley

 

You won't want to miss these events in NOVEMBER!

16th: Jingle "Belles" a Ladies Night of Shopping in La Conner - 4:30pm-7:30pm - Once again select merchants in La Conner will keep their doors open until 7:30pm for holiday shopping glee!!!  Make sure you stop by the La Conner Visitor Center for a glass of rose' a map of activities / participants and other goodies...

23rd: Skagit Valley Festival of Trees Polar Express Breakfast at the North Pole, Burlington - 9:30am-11:30am - A family-friendly breakfast, visit with Santa, photo booth, kids' activities, designer wreaths and tree raffle are the highlighted activities. Advanced ticket purchase required and tickets will sell out quickly.

23rd & 25th: Skagit Valley Festival of Trees Family Festival Days, Burlington - Friday/12:30pm-4:30pm & Sunday/10am-2pm - Kick off the holiday season by viewing exquisitely designed Christmas trees while enjoying musical entertainment by local talent and activities for the kids! Guests can also purchase designer wreaths and raffle tickets for a chance to win a beautifully designed tree!

 

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