Best places to Trick-or-Treat; safe alternatives to traditional door-to-door knocking

SEATTLE -- Is your neighborhood less than kid friendly? Don’t feel like battling steep hills? Or maybe you just want to escape a rainy Halloween night?

Look no further! We have a list of the best local trick-or-treating destinations throughout the Puget Sound area.


What: Trick-or-Treating on Upper Queen Anne, put on by the Upper Queen Anne Merchants Association
Where: From McGraw St. to Galer St., Seattle, WA 98199
When: Oct. 30, 2015, 3-6pm

What: Trick-or-Treating in Magnolia Village, one of the oldest Halloween events in Seattle, where the entire street is blocked off to traffic
Where: W. McGraw Street, Seattle, WA 98199
When: Oct. 30, 2015, 4-6pm

What: Admiral District Trick-or-Treating, followed by other Halloween activities at nearby locations, including swimming with pumpkins at the Southwest Community Center Pool
Where: California Ave. S.W. & S.W. Admiral, Seattle, WA 98116
When: Oct. 30, 2015, 3-6pm

What: Trick-or-Treating at University Village, with a playground and a costume contest
Where: 2632 N.E. University Village Street, Seattle, WA 98105
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 4-6pm

What: Trick-or-Treat in Fremont, 150 businesses hand out candy to kids in costume, as long as they are accompanied by an adult
Where: N. 34th Street to N. 46th Street, Seattle, WA 98103
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 3-6pm

What: Hilloween in Capitol Hill, musical performances, a costume parade, carnival games and free treats from merchants, including pizza
Where: 1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 12-7pm

What: Halloween in Madrona, kids will start trick-or-treating at the Shelterhouse and parade down 34th
Where: E Spring Street & 34th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 4-6pm

What: Halloween Boo Bash at Northgate Mall, ages 0-12 can come for activity stations, a bouncy house and trick-or-treating
Where: 401 N.E. Northgate Way, Seattle, WA 98125
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 4-6pm


What: Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night in Edmonds, the downtown streets will be closed and there will be a costume contest for kids, adults and pets
Where: Downtown Edmonds, Main Street & 5th Ave S., Edmonds, WA 98020
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 5-7pm

What: Safe Halloween at Country Village Shops, where kids can trick-or-treat among ducks and chickens, with a visit from the fire department
Where: 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell, WA 98021
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 4-6pm


What: Westfield Family Spooktacular at Southcenter, a safe and dry place to trick-or-treat with kids 0-12
Where: 2800 Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA 98188
When: Oct. 31, 2015 4-6pm

What: Trick-or-Treating at Tacoma Mall, indoor candy gathering and Halloween pictures in the JCPenney Court
Where: 4502 S. Steele Street, Tacoma, WA 98409
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 4-6pm

What: Trick-or-Treat So Others May Eat at The Outlet Collection, where you can bring a non-perishable food donation to Guest Services for a free Hallween treat bag
Where: 1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA 98001
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 5:30-8pm

What: Lil’ Monsters Halloween Celebration at Capital Mall, where kids can meet Disney princesses, get their faces painted and participate in a costume contest
Where: Macy’s Court, 625 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 1-4pm


What: Halloween Party at Factoria Marketplace, a safe and dry trick-or-treating location with music by Warm 106.9, games and prizes
Where: 4055 Factoria Square Mall S.E., Bellevue, WA 98006
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 3-5pm

What:Tricks & Treats at Redmond Town Center, with games, prizes, a synthetic skating rink and a DJ
Where: 7525 166th Ave N.E., Redmond, WA 98052
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 2-7pm

What: Trick-or-Treat at The Landing in Renton, where Seattle Seahawks’ BOOM will be taking pictures with trick-or-treaters
Where: 1215 N. Landing Way, Renton, WA 98057
When: Oct. 31, 2015 4-6pm

And if you’re looking for something other than the traditional trick-or-treating night, (maybe candy just isn’t your thing?), we have you covered.


What: Fright Fest at Wild Waves Theme Park, Washington’s largest amusement park decorates for Halloween, appealing to all age groups, even with a “scare-free”
Where: 32601 Enchanted Pkwy. S., Federal Way, WA 98003
When: Oct. 30 & 31, 2015

What: Halloween Train at Northwest Railway Museum, ride the historical train in your costume and enjoy old-fashioned press cider
Where: 38625 S.E. King Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 11:30am-4:45pm

What: Run Scared 5K & Kids Dash, benefitting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, featuring a costume contest, scavenger hunt and pumpkin bread and candy corn tasting bar
Where: Seward Park, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle, WA 98118
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 10am-12pm

What: Springfree Trampoline Halloween Party, free event where costumed kids can jump on giant trampolines and get out their energy
Where: 1875 N.W. Poplar Way, Issaquah, WA 98027
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 2-3pm

What: Costume Carnival at Seattle Children’s Museum, the museum is transformed into a Halloween-themed version, complete with a “not-so-scary” haunted mountain, scavenger hunt and mad scientist lab, for ages 0-10
Where: 205 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
When: Oct. 31, 2015, 4-8pm

What: Haunted Ballet Theater in Tacoma, a performance and backstage tour
Where: The Merlino Art Center, 508 6th Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402
When: Oct. 30, 2015, 7pm

What: Hungry Goblin Haunted House, the American Dance Institute dancers put on a haunted house in their studio where children can enter and donate food to Greenwood Food Bank
Where: 8001 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103
When: Oct. 31, 2015

If you have other events you would like us to add to the list, leave them in our comments section or post them to the Q13 Fox Facebook page.