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2017 Halloween Happenings, Pumpkin Patches and Fall Fun

Issaquah, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, Fall City, North Bend and beyond

October 11, 2017
Halloween will be here before we know it, and based on the forecast, fall is in full swing, so we combined our Pumpkin Patch list, our Fall Fun Guide and Halloween Happenings into one convenient place just for you!  Macaroni Kid is your resource to make it a fun and memorable holiday and season!  There's no better way to countdown to Halloween than with these 31 SPOOKY JOKES.  

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Start with our list of local PUMPKIN PATCHES and U-PICK FARMS


Next, check out all the FUN FALL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES in our area:


ONGOING SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2017
* Fall Festival at Fox Hollow Farm (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday; September 29- October 29)
* Oxtober Pumpkin Festival at Oxbow Farm (Saturday & Sunday; October 7-29)
* Remlinger Farms Fall Pumpkin Festival (Saturday - Sunday; September 23 - October 29)
 
OCTOBER
13-14: Snoqualmie's Night on a Dark Trail (contest to win free passes coming soon!)
13-15: Family Scare at Nightmare at Beaver Lake
14-15: Harvest Festival at Carnation Farms
14: Make¬†Vampirina¬ģ Web of Friendship¬†at Michael's

20-21: Snoqualmie's Night on a Dark Trail
20-22: Family Scare at Nightmare at Beaver Lake
20: Halloween White-Out Party for Teens
21: Make¬†Vampirina¬ģ Friendship Bracelets¬†at Michael's
21-22: Halloween Trains with Northwest Railroad Museum
21: Si View Family Harvest Festival
21: Trick-or-Treat on Snoqualmie Ridge 

27-28: Snoqualmie's Night on a Dark Trail
27-30: Family Scare at Nightmare at Beaver Lake
28: Make¬†Vampirina¬ģ Treat Bags¬†at Michael's
28-29: Halloween Trains with Northwest Railroad Museum
28: Redmond Thrill the World
28: Zombie Walk and Thriller Flash Mob on Front Street
29: Halloween Party with Reptile Man at Springfree Trampoline
30: Halloween Spooktacular at KidsQuest

HALLOWEEN
31: Family Scare at Nightmare at Beaver Lake
31: Tricks & Treats Halloween Party at Redmond Town Center
31: Halloween Happening at Sammamish City Hall
31: Trick-or-Treat Night in Downtown North Bend

If you're willing to drive a little further, there are also plenty of options listed at The Eastside Macaroni Kid and Cherry Valley Macaroni Kid.
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GET CREATIVE

Footprint Ghosties are more adorable than spooky and make a great gift for grandparents.

Make Pumpkin Scented Play Dough because it smells amazing, and it will keep your kids entertained!

These Halloween Oreo Treats are sure to be crowd-pleasers!

HAVE FUN

Watch Mr. Halloweenster Saves the Day with a message that Halloween isn't just about candy; the real fun comes from creativity and imagination, wearing costumes and being silly.  

All you need is a black sharpie to turn ordinary snacks into Lunchbox Treats ... or Tricks!

Show a little kindness and start the tradition of "Boo"ing a Neighbor

PICK, DECORATE, CARVE, ... PAINT

With our list of Local Pumpkin Patches and U-Pick Farms, you're sure to find the perfect pumpkin!

Whether it's round or tall, big or small, we've got Pumpkin Carving Tips for you!

If you'd rather avoid the knives, consider these kid-friendly No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating ideas.

Teal Pumpkins promote a Happy Halloween for all, especially those with allergies!

DRESS UP

Making your own costumes gives your little one the creative advantage and there are endless ideas on the internet.  

You can also look at second hand stores such as Small Threads for Kids, Doubletake Vintage, and Value Village in Issaquah as well as nearby The Scarlet Curtain. 

Create or purchase natural face paints; the Recology Store in Gilman Village has a great selection.

TRY A RECIPE

Try these Fun (GF) Halloween Treats before they disappear!

Why not serve Dinner-in-a-Pumpkin?

Lime Toasted Pumpkin Seeds; a new take on an old favorite.

Make fruit look even sweeter with A Healthy Candy Corn Inspired Treat

STAY SAFE

Sometimes in all the excitement, we forget to be careful.  Here are a few Halloween Safety Tips to review with your kids.

You don't need to freak out about safety but you do need these tips.

If you're looking for more Fall-inspired crafts, pumpkin carving templates, games, snacks, and more ... check out our Fall & Halloween Pinterest Board.
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