Break in your costume early, or better yet, get a second costume for a Hallo-weekend full of fun and frights. Pick up a Gig for yourself or hop in with friends and split the cost on your way over to spooky special events in Seattle and the SF Bay Area. 👻🧛
All dressed up and not sure where to Gig? We put together a list of recommended events below where you can get in on the Halloween excitement before Tuesday's big day! 🎃
Friday, October 27 from 5 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 28 from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
This spooky two-day festival features three stages on two floors filled with bright lights, electronic dance vibes, Halloween excitement, and more.
WaMu Theater — 800 Occidental Avenue S, Seattle
Saturday, October 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, October 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bring the little ones over to the zoo in their costumes for some early trick-or-treating. While there, see your favorite animals smash jack-o-lanterns in the Pumpkin Palooza!
Woodland Park Zoo — 5500 Phinney Avenue N, Seattle
West Seattle Monster Dash
Saturday, October 28 starting at 9:30 a.m.
How about a race in your costume? Take on this 5K run at Lincoln Park in support of South Seattle College Cooperative Preschools. A kids run will follow later in the morning as well.
Lincoln Park — 8611 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle
Halloween Skate & Pumpkin Curling
Saturday, October 28 from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Sunday, October 29 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Have you ever thought what it would be like to do curling on the ice with pumpkins? You're in luck! Try it out before enjoying a Halloween Skate for everyone.
Kraken Community Iceplex — 10601 5th Avenue, Seattle
The Museum of Fright
Sunday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
See The Museum of Flight's annual transition to The Museum of Fright! Halloween activities will be spread across galleries at the museum for a fun, frightful day.
The Museum of Flight — 9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle
SF Bay Area
41st Annual Sandcastle Classic
Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Watch teams come together to build incredible Halloween-themed sand sculptures. This is the largest sandcastle contest in Northern California and benefits art programs for Bay Area students.
Ocean Beach at Balboa Street, San Francisco
Closest SF parking for Gigs: Richmond District HomeZones
Saturday, October 28 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy live performances, arts, crafts, palm reading, and more at this event, now in its 23rd year of Halloween excitement. The day's grand finale is costume parade that is always a big hit.
Yerba Buena Gardens — 799 Howard Street, San Francisco
Closest SF parking for Gigs: 400 2nd Street
Halloween in the Castro
Saturday, October 28 from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Halloween in the Castro returns after a long hiatus, but this time, with a family-friendly vibe. Choose from 20+ activities, a costume contest, a Halloween movie marathon and more!
Castro Theatre — 429 Castro Street, San Francisco
Closest SF parking for Gigs: 344 14th Street
Rockridge Halloween Parade
Sunday, October 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bring your costumes over to Oakland Library's Rockridge branch for an afternoon of costume contests, magic shows, spooky stories, family fun, and more.
Oakland Public Library, Rockridge — 5366 College Avenue, Oakland
Creepy, Happy Halloween
Sunday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wear your costume to this annual party and get free tickets to 3D films or Planetarium shows. Among other activities, you can make pumpkins fly in the catapult activity, and check out creepy critters.
Lawrence Hall of Science — 1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley
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