There are so many events going on around Halloween in town. It’s impossible to keep them all straight.
Milwaukie’s famous haunted yard is returning for its 16th year! With full light, sound, video and fog effects on Friday & Sunday nights, the family friendly decorations are viewable every night. This elaborate yard display is not a haunted house and is free to view from the street. Stop by their Open House on October 9 and learn how the magic is made!
Halloween Tour of Untimely Departures
Tickets + Info: friendsoflonefircemetery.org
Guides dressed in ghostly costumes escort groups of guests on one of two candle-lit routes where they meet some of the Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery residents and hear the unusual circumstances surrounding their untimely departures.
Gothic Horror Stories: an immersive night of terror
More info: boxofficetickets.com
Experience Theatre Project will welcome guests and the spirits of Gothic era authors at Decarli’s restaurant for a night of storytelling and revelry in Gothic style. Guests are invited to dress in Victorian finery,then raise a glass, savor delicious food prepared by decarli’s kitchen, and mingle among popular Gothic horror authors Edgar Allen Poe, Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley, Bram Stoker, Emily Bronte, and other surprise guests.
Portland Zombie Walk + Thriller dance
More info: Facebook
The 11th Portland Zombie Walk is on Monday, October 31st from 3-6pm beginning and ending at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Come recreate the Michael Jackson Thriller dance
FreakNight 2016 – 20th Anniversary
More info: freaknightfestival.com – Tacoma Dome
The Pacific Northwest’s favorite sinister circus makes its return to Seattle to celebrate its 20th year of haunting the Twisted Big Top. Immerse yourself in the brilliant belligerence that is Freaknight – complete with spooky performers, enchanting amusement rides, and devilish decor, this year’s Halloween tradition will leave you begging for more. Let your blood boil to the beat of spellbinding sets from world class talent including Zedd, Armin Van Buuren, Martin Garrix, Getter, Tchami, Galantis, Paul Van Dyk, Flux Pavilion, 3LAU, Jamie Jones, and more.
Located along Portsmouth Avenue in between Willamette and Lombard, the House of Horror is an amazing display of spooky artifacts that trick-or-treaters can wander through on Halloween.
The entire neighborhood gets involved with the event. The area has earned the name the Street of Screams.
2016 Portland Erotic Ball
More info: portlanderoticball.com – Crystal Ballroom
The Portland Erotic Ball returns for its 17th year to the historic Crystal Ballroom as Portland’s biggest, sexiest adult Halloween party. The spectacular 3-story event is hosted by Emmy-nominee, Sasha Scarlett, and also features stilt walkers, aerial and burlesque performances, a fetish demonstration stage and Portland’s BIGGEST Costume Contest awarding more than $5,000 in cash and prizes for Best Group, Most Original Costume and Sexiest Couple.
Paint a Pumpkin
More info: nightlightlounge.net
$15 ticket includes your very own pumpkin w/ all the painting supplies and inspiration you will need. A pint of New Belgium Pumpkick Pumpkin Cranberry Ale to enjoy. A New Belgium snifter glass of your very own to take home