Halloween Events in Downtown Tacoma

Halloween Events in Downtown Tacoma

Halloween Events in Downtown Tacoma

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This year, Halloween falls on a Monday, October 31st, but much of the festive fun will be taking place downtown this weekend. From costume contests and concerts to crafting and more, read on to discover a number of enchanting Halloween events happening later this week in Downtown Tacoma.

Friday, October 28

Pretty Gritty Tours – Boos & Booze Downtown Ghost Tour:

Don’t miss Pretty Gritty’s haunted tour of Tacoma with two stops at local haunted breweries. Start off with a meet up at a brewery where you can enjoy a taster tray while your guide sets up the backstory that leads to the most intriguing curse in Tacoma, before heading out around Downtown Tacoma. The tour ends back at another local brewery where you can grab a drink and celebrate that you survived. Learn more or get tickets here


Saturday, October 29

Spanish Ballroom – 90’s Halloween Costume Ball:

Enjoy Tacoma’s biggest and best Halloween party with a very 90’s Costume Party at McMenamin’s historic Spanish Ballroom this Saturday, October 29th to enjoy amazing decorations, festivities, dancing, and all your favorite music videos from the 1990’s. $20 entry fee, tickets available at the door.

Steel Creek – Annual Halloween Party & Costume Contest:

Each year, Downtown Tacoma’s country bar, Steel Creek, hosts one of the biggest Halloween parties in the South Sound with an exciting Costume Contest featuring $2,000 in total cash prizes. The contest is split into two categories with each competing for a $1,000 cash prize. Categories include: “Best Overall” and “Best Group/Couple”. 

Downtown Tacoma Bar Crawl:

Get dressed up in your best costume and hit the town at this Halloween Bar Crawl taking place throughout Downtown Tacoma. Enjoy stops at Steel Creek, Dorky’s Arcade, Pint & Pie Public House, Puget Sound Pizza, Rusty Goat, and Bullseye Lane Axe Throwing. Ticket prices range from $20 – $25 and include: 

  • $1,000 Grand Prize Costume Contest entry
  • 2 Drinks included with ticket
  • A commemorative cup (First 400 Check Ins)
  • Exclusive drink and food specials
  • Waived cover fees at all venues
  • Professional photographers to capture the night
  • Awesome after parties
  • Custom Halloween badge with vouchers

Learn more or get tickets here

Tacoma Youth Symphony – A Night at the Movies Costume Concert:

Enjoy an evening in costume at The Pantages Theater as you enjoy all of the orchestras of the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association for a fun-filled evening of music from hit movies, tv shows, and other chilling music. Musicians will perform in costume and encourage the audience to dress up, as well. Tickets are available online here.

Tacoma City Ballet – The Haunted Theatre: 

Bring the whole family to enjoy Tacoma City Ballet’s The Haunted Theatre from their historic ballroom in the Merlino Art Center as they present short and delightful ballets that celebrate Halloween. Learn more or get tickets today here

Craftopia – Magic Wands Craft Class:

Grab the family and join Craftopia as they make magic wands. Using a large variety of materials, you can design and decorate your wand to your heart’s content. Wands are $10 a piece and constructed from wood. Ages 5+  Register at www.craftopiawa.com

Craftopia – Haunted Jar Craft Class: 

In this Craftopia workshop you will create your very own “haunted jar”. Get playful with the holiday and choose from creepy themes and colors to create a glowing jar of spookiness. Did we mention there will be glitter? $30 per person. Ages 12+  Register at www.craftopiawa.com

Craftopia – Craft of Treat:

Stop by Craftopia for Craft or Treat! Enjoy $5 drop-in craft workshops from 12pm – 4pm.

Tacoma Opera – Drunken Tenor Spooktacular Performance:

Get ready for standup and sketch comedy shaken with beloved operatic favorites for an evening only The Drunken Tenor could serve. The Drunken Tenor’s Operapalooza Spectacular Shindig at Tacoma Opera is a comic cocktail you won’t want to miss! Learn more and purchase tickets online here

Tacoma Night Market – Halloween Night Market:

Dress up for an evening at the Tacoma Night Market where this year’s theme is fierce individuality. Wear whatever sets your heart on fire and enjoy shopping with great vendors, drag performances, karaoke, and more. Get all the details here.

Club Silverstone – Halloween Costume Contest:

Get your groove on downtown at Club Silverstone as you enjoy the tunes of DJ Yanni and DJ T-Bone, along with their costume contest with a cash prizes for 3 lucky winners. $20 cover fee.

Keys on Main – Halloween Party:

Get spooky and enjoy a fantastic evening at Keys on Main, Downtown Tacoma’s very own dueling piano bar, for an exciting Halloween party. Costumes are encouraged!


Sunday, October 30th

Tacoma Night Market – Halloween Drag Brunch Market:

Enjoy day two of the Tacoma Night Market for their drag brunch market taking place from 11am – 4pm. Come dressed up in costume for a fun and festive Sunday in the heart of Tacoma.

Tacoma Opera – Drunken Tenor Spooktacular Performance:

Couldn’t make it on Saturday? Enjoy a second Halloween performance by Tacoma Opera. Get ready for standup and sketch comedy shaken with beloved operatic favorites for an evening only The Drunken Tenor could serve. The Drunken Tenor’s Operapalooza Spectacular Shindig at Tacoma Opera is a comic cocktail you won’t want to miss! Learn more and purchase tickets online here

Tacoma City Ballet – The Haunted Theatre:

Bring the whole family to enjoy Tacoma City Ballet’s The Haunted Theatre from their historic ballroom in the Merlino Art Center as they present short and delightful ballets that celebrate Halloween. Learn more or get tickets today here

Back 2 Adventure – Downtown Halloween Fun Run:

Get into the spirit with a fun and festive Halloween run through Downtown Tacoma with Back 2 Adventure. Bingo, prizes, and libations will be available at this family-friendly and stroller-friendly event. Reflective gear is encouraged. Learn more here

Monday, October 31

Hello, Cupcake – Halloween Spooktacular:

Stop by Tacoma’s premiere cupcake bakery in costume on Halloween to enjoy 1 free mini cupcake (per person), while supplies last!

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This year, Halloween falls on a Monday, October 31st, but much of the festive fun will be taking place downtown this weekend.

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