Happy October! As we head into spooky season, we rounded up some great event ideas to inspire the season in and around Kitsap County. From pumpkin painting to haunted hayrides, there’s a little something for everyone:
Stop by the Bremerton Recreation Center and join the MWR as they paint pumpkins for Halloween. All supplies provided. If you have any questions, please call (360) 476-3178.
Thursday, October 21, 6-8pm
120 S Dewey Street, Bldg 502
Bremerton, WA 98314
Bring your little monsters to the pool for a fun, free Halloween Splash! Trick-or-Treat stations will also be set up for kids to collect candy as they leave. Reservations are required and can be taken starting Tuesday, Oct. 12 until full. For more details or to make your reservation, call (360) 315-2131.
Saturday, October 30, 8am-4pm
Bangor Aquatics Center/Fitness Center
Ohio Street, Bldg 2700
Silverdale, WA 98315
Halloween Spooky Hayrides & Glass Float Scavenger Hunt
Head over to Navy Getaways at Pacific Beach for a free, festive weekend! Two back-to-back Saturdays include spooky hayrides and a glass float scavenger hunt. Take advantage of their off-peak hotel rates, as low as $50/night. Call (360) 276-4414 ext. 2 to make your reservations!
Saturday, October 16 & Saturday, October 30
Navy Getaways Pacific Beach
108 First St. N
Pacific Beach, WA 98571
Head over to Battlepoint Park on Bainbridge Island for the ultimate haunted hayride! From the comfort of your own car, enjoy all the spirit and spook of the Haunted Hayride with illuminated jack-o-lanterns, performances and displays. Reservations are required, $25 per vehicle.
Tuesday, Oct. 19 – Thursday, Oct. 21, 6-9pm
11299 Arrow Point Dr NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Beginning today, October 5th, Bainbridge Island’s beloved Bloedel Reserve returns with their Squash Scavenger Hunt! How many squash and pumpkins can you spot? The answer is hundreds! Upon arrival, pick up a Super Squash Scavenger Hunt map at the start of the trail (or use this link to download a digital copy). The map highlights where to find the various squash and pumpkins and fun gives fun questions and prompts to answer along the way. Be sure to bring a pen or pencil to write down your answer!
The event is free with admission to the reserve, $15 for adults with military ID, $10 for children ages 13-18, $5 for children 5-12 and free for children 4 and under.
October 5-October 31
7571 NE Dolphin Drive
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Bring the kids down to the zoo for a fun, fall-themed weekend as the animals experience special pumpkin enrichments! Suki the elephant stomps giant pumpkins, animals get fall treats, games and a costume parade! The event is free with admission to the zoo (ages 13 and up $20, children ages 3-12 $15, infants 2 and under free). All tickets must be booked online in advance.
Saturday, October 16 – Sunday, October 17, 9:30am-3:30pm
Point Defiance Zoo
5400 N Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98407
What events are you most excited for? Did we miss any? Comment below and we’ll add to our list.