After having to tamper our scare factor last year, it looks like we might be able to enjoy a Halloween that’s more reminiscent of previous years. We’ve rounded up some creepy haunted houses, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and more so you can start planning for your Halloween with kids of all ages.
Due to continued restrictions around COVID-19, make sure to visit each venue’s respective website for specific hours and safety protocols.
NILE NIGHTMARES HAUNTED HOUSE
6601 244TH ST. S.W. MOUNTLAKE TERRACE
Celebrating its 11th year, the Nile Nightmares Haunted House will feature six updated attractions, including Curse of the Nile, Slaughterhouse, Infernum Mine, The Attic, 3D Circus, and Lab 13. Experience all the spooks and chills this October.
8705 MARSH ROAD, SNOHOMISH
With original storylines, trained actors, and talented makeup artists, Stalker Farms creates a haunted experience that offers attendees more than the typical Halloween haunt attraction. Whether you choose to take part of the tour or enjoy the entire production, there are plenty of freakishly fun and horrifically entertaining moments that make it completely unforgettable.
FRIGHT FEST AT WILD WAVES
36201 ENCHANTED PKWY., FEDERAL WAY
Bundle up and hit this Federal Way theme park to scream, laugh, and get a sugar fix. It is family-friendly by day and frightful at night.
FOX HOLLOW FARM
12123 ISSAQUAH HOBART ROAD. S.E ., ISSAQUAH
One of the best ways to enjoy this season is to visit Fox Hollow Farm. Take the kiddos to a field of pumpkins, visit critters at the petting zoo, and sip hot apple cider at the farm. New this year are a Haunted Hollow and a Halloween Carnival. Haunted Hollow is a magical family affair where the farm comes alive with thousands of lights, jack-o-lanterns, and big bonfires! This event starts at 5 p.m. each Saturday. All-you-can-eat s’mores are included with admission. The Haunted Carnival is a one-day event on Oct. 30. Grab your bags and your costumes and trick-or-treat around the farm, where goodies will be handed out by gloved (and masked) staff members.
BOB’S CORN MAZE AND PUMPKIN FARM
10917 ELLIOTT ROAD, SNOHOMISH
There are no pumpkins quite like the ones you’ll find at Bob’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm in Snohomish. With 40 acres of jack-o-lantern-perfect pumpkins, you’ll come home with a few prize gourds. In addition to pumpkin picking, the whole family can enjoy hayrides, the corn maze, a cow train, and more.
OXTOBER PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
10819 CARNATION-DUVALL ROAD. N.E., CARNATION
“X marks the spot” at the Oxbow Farm and Conservation Center in Carnation. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in October, enjoy crafts, hayrides, and more at the Oxtober Pumpkin Festival. Browse the farm stand for certified organic produce and other seasonal vegetables, fruits, and plants.
PUMPKINS IN THE PARK
Mark your calendars for Oct. 30 for Pumpkins in the Park. The Kirkland Downtown Association’s event will feature a pumpkin patch, carnival games, treats, trick-or-treating, a dog costume contest, and more. Stop by Marina Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 30th.
32610 N.E. 32ND ST., CARNATION
Enjoy some old-fashioned harvest fun with your whole family at the Remlinger Farms Fall Harvest Festival. Five weekends of fun began on Sept. 25, when the farm opened for pumpkin picking, pony rides, and more. The fall fun will continue every weekend in October at the farm in Carnation. Tickets must be purchased in advance.