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Halloween events

Explore pumpkin patches and farms in the South Sound.
Explore pumpkin patches and farms in the South Sound. Staff file, 2013


Pumpkin Patch Photos

Bring your cameras for photo opportunities, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays through Nov. 1. W.W. Seymour Conservatory, 316 S. G St., Tacoma. Admission is $3, ages 11 and younger are free.

Fright Fest

Haunted houses, kids playground, Booville kids zone, rides, 5-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 5-9 p.m. Sundays weekends in October. Wild Waves Theme Park, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way. Tickets start at $9.99 and are available online at

Harvest Fest at Metro Parks Centers

hands-on arts and crafts, carnival games, pumpkin fun and live entertainment. 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 23, Portland Avenue Community Center, 3513 E. Portland Ave., Tacoma; 253-591-5391; 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 30. STAR Center3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma. 253-404-3939; 6-9 p.m. Oct. 30. People Center, 1602 MLK Jr. Way, Tacoma, 253-591-5321

Sunrise Village Trunk-or-Treat

6-8 p.m. Oct. 30. Meridian Sunrise Village, 10507 156th St. E., Puyallup. Free. 253-904-8923,

Sprinker Monster Skate

7:45-9:45 p.m. Oct. 31, Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S, Tacoma. 253-798-4000,

Day of the Dead Celebration

crafts and snacks. 2 p.m. Oct. 31. Tillicum Library, 14916 Washington Ave. SW, Lakewood. 253-548-3314

Trick or Treat at the Mall

For kids 12 and younger; no toy weapons, masks OK for children only, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Tacoma Mall, 2502 S. Steele St., Tacoma.

Harvest Fest

fun activities, ghoulish games and tasty snacks plus haunted house, costume contest. 3-6 p.m. Oct. 31, Tacoma Community House, 1314 S. L St., Tacoma. Free. 253-383-3951,

Capital Mall’s Halloween Bash

free entertainment, crafts, photos, and snack. 1-4 p.m. Oct. 31. Capital Mall Promenade, 2505 Fourth Ave W., Olympia. Free. 360-754-8098,

Pumpkin Walk

featuring local decorated pumpkins, voting noon-2 p.m., all ages, registraiton forms available at library. Oct. 31. South Hill Library, 15420 Meridian E., Tacoma, 253-548-3303

Haunted Houses

A Walk in the Dark at Shoreline Park

sponsored by Theatrical Nightmare. 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31. Not so scary version 2-5 p.m. Oct. 31. JBLM Lewis North. $10 13 and older, $7 12 and younger, $4 for not so scary.

Hell’s Gateway Haunted House

“Real Fear” 18 and older interactive, Oct. 30. 2302 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma (in the alley)

Pierce County Asylum

Two haunts in one location. 6-11 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, family time 6-7 p.m. through Nov. 1, Freighthouse Square, East 25th and D streets, Tacoma.. 253-223-3256 .

The Haunted Theater: Backstage Tour & Eeri Dances

Tacoma City Ballet's family friendly presentation, 7 p.m. Oct. 30.. Merlino Arts Center, 508 S. Sixth Ave., Tacoma. $7. 253-272-4219,

Pumpking Patches and Corn Mazes

Carpinito Brothers Farm

1148 Central Ave. N., Kent. U-pick pumpkin patch and corn maze, farm fun yard, tractor-pulled hay rides, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Oct. 31. Prices start at $2 for pumpkins, $6-$9 for corn mazes, $5 for farm fun yard, $3 for hayrides. For complete list of prices and times, go to

Double R Farms

5820 44th St. E., Puyallup. Five-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, pumpkin sling shot, tractor-pulled hay rides, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday through Oct. 31. Corn maze $5, children 3 and younger free. 253-227-5385.

Maris Farms

25001 Sumner Buckley Highway, Buckley. Many activities, including haunted woods, animal barn, pedal carts, mine shaft slides, pig races, pumpkins and more. . Daytime activities hours 1-6 pm. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Nighttime corn maze Oct. 30-31. Weekday admission $7, weekend admission $14, kids 2 and younger free., 253-862-2848.

Picha Farms

6502 52nd St. E., Puyallup. Pumpkin patches (picked from the field or U-pick), corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin slingshot and more activities. 3-6 pm. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends through Oct. 31. Corn maze $6, sling shot $1 per shot, hay ride $3,

Spooner Berry Farm

9710 State Route 162 E., Puyallup. Fall harvest festival, pumpkin patch and games. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Oct. 30.

Thomasson Family Farm

38223 236th Ave. SE, Enumclaw. Activities including pumpkin patch, corn maze, Kids Korral, tractor train rides, pumpkin sling shot, petting zoo and more. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. Fee for some activities., 360-802-0503

Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm

9402 Rich Road SE, Olympia. Pumpkins, farm animals games and wagon rides, 9 a.m.-5:30 Mondays- Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays; Apple festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct 31. No admission fees, parking $5., 360-491-7328.

Rutledge Corn Maze

302 93rd Ave SE, Tumwater. Corn maze, haunted maze, pumpkin patch, activities for kids. Regular maze hours, 10 a.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday; haunted maze, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 31. Prices start at $6., 360-357-3700.

Schilter Family Farm

141 Nisqually Cutoff Road SE, Olympia. Harvest festival, pumpkin patch, corn maze and family activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Oct. 31, Weekday all-activities admission bracelet $5, 2 and younger free; weekend family pass, $20 for up to six people. See website for details on weekend prices., 360-459-4023.