Still conjuring up your family’s Halloween plans? Read on for our full list of spooky haunts, trick-or-treating hot spots, freaky film screenings and more. Know of an event that should be on this list? Email me:, and I’ll add it!

(Before we get into the events, here’s the Freeform 31 Nights of Halloween 2018 movie schedule, for your spooky viewing pleasure!)


From Oct. 25 through Halloween night, join Haunted Theater Wenatchee at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center for a live, interactive, scary tour through three levels of the museum. This will be a story-driven, live, interactive, dark, and spooky walk through the museum, including some areas normally off-limits to the public.

On Friday, Oct. 26, the Wenatchee Public Library is hosting a Halloween movie double feature. During the afternoon, it’s “Halloweentown.” At night, it’s “Scream.” Snacks will be provided. Costumes are encouraged!

On Saturday, Oct. 27, SAGE is hosting a family-friendly Monster Bash trunk-or-treat event with games, pumpkin painting and more!

For the grown-ups: On Oct. 27, YWCA presents the Hallow-Queens Drag Show at the Numerica PAC. All proceeds benefit YWCA’s Emergency Shelter. Recommended for ages 16+.

On Oct. 27, get a sitter and head out to the Buzz Inn for a Halloween party with a costume contest and karaoke.

On Oct. 28, Riverfront Rock Gym is hosting a family-friendly Bat Hang Halloween Party, with games, candy and prizes.

On Sunday, Oct. 28,  it’s Grace Lutheran Church’s Trunk or Treat, with hot cider and cocoa.

On Oct. 31, the Wenatchee Public Library will host a Not-So-Scary Story Time at 10:30 a.m., then Stories for Kids Who Like to be Scared at 1:30 p.m., and then Ooey-Gooey Slime Making at 2:45 p.m.

Trick or Treat the Avenue: 3-5 p.m. Oct. 31, Wenatchee Avenue, free, 662-0059.

Light the Night happens at Sage Hills Church on Oct. 31 from 5:30-8 p.m. Come for candy, hot dogs and live music.

Pybus Public Market Halloween Costume Contest: 5-6 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Pybus events center. Age categories are: ages 0 to 2 years; ages 3 to 7 years; ages 8 to 12 years; and family category of 3-5 family members.

Merry Maids Halloween Carnival: 3-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Wenatchee Convention Center, $1 suggested donation, 888-3284. Games, treats, prizes… all children ages 10 and under are welcome!

The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway will be operating from 5-8 p.m. on Oct. 31, the track’s annual Halloween Train Run.

The day after Halloween, from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 1, come celebrate the Day of the Dead at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. There will be live music, dancing, crafts and festive food. The event is FREE.

Also Nov. 1, Brazeau Orthodontics is holding its annual Candy Buy Back event. Your kids can bring in their trick-or-treat haul to receive $2 per pound of candy, courtesy of Dr. Brazeau and his team. There will be hot dogs, face painting, games, prizes and a bounce slide.


Scare-Crazy in Cashmere: Throughout October, scarecrows line the sidewalks and storefronts in Cashmere. Check them out and vote for your favorite.

On Oct. 15, the Cashmere Library will host a screening of “Hotel Transylvania 3.”

On Oct. 26, the Cashmere Library will host a “Teeny-Weeny Halloween Literacy Fair.”

Christ Center hosts Trunk or Treat: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, First Baptist Parking Lot, 103 Aplets Way, free, carnival, games and candy.


Light the Night — A Trunk or Treat Community Outreach Carnival: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene, free, 548-5292.


The Chelan Library is hosting its 8th Annual Halloween Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Date Night Idea: Halloween Dance Party, with DJ and costume contest: 8-10 p.m. Oct. 26, Siren Song Winery, no cover charge, 888-4657.

Campbell’s is hosting a Pumpkin Carving Party on Oct. 27.

Trick or Treat in Historic Downtown Chelan: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Downtown Chelan, free, 682-4322.

Take a break while trick-or-treating in downtown Chelan to check this out: At 6 p.m. sharp on Oct. 31, a local dance troupe will perform a “Thriller” flash mob at the corner of Emerson and Woodin. We’re talking 20+ dancers in full, freaky hair and makeup. Here’s a story about the dancers from a few years ago.


The Entiat Library is screening a Not-So-Spooky Halloween movie on Oct. 30.


Annual Trunk or Treat: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Just Plain Grocery & Gas and Plain Hardware, free, 763-3836.


The Quincy Library will host a free screening of “Hocus Pocus” on Oct. 26.

The Quincy Downtown Trick-or-Treat will happen from 4-5:30 p.m. on Oct. 31.


“Casper”: noon Oct. 28, Omak Theater, free with donation of food item for the Omak Food Bank. Come in your Halloween costume and you could win a prize.

Halloween Harvest Festival and Zombie Fun Fun: 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Omak Civic League Park, free.


From 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 31, come out to Country Store Parking lot in Oroville for the First Annual Chamber Trunk or Treat.