Things to Do in Seattle in September, October 2017

Many of the Pacific Northwest’s best fall events happen in Seattle.  There are many things to do in September and October, including fall music festivals, corn mazes, pumpkin picking and other activities.  

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Seattle Apple Orchards

Apple Creek Orchards - Ferndale, WA
U-pick Jonagold apples priced at 75 cents per pound or a 5 gallon bucket for $15.Carts are provided but please bring your own boxes.Their apples are generally ripe the first and second weeks of October.The same family has been growing fruit here since 1904.

BelleWood Acres - Lynden, WA
PYO apples in Whatcom County in Northwest Washington from their 25,000 acre orchard.They grow nearly 20 varieties of apples and pears for picking.Also grab a train ride on the Apple Bin Express and pick your own pumpkins in the patch.They have a farmer’s market, deli, bakery and gift shop.Purchase UV-protected pressed cider, artisan cheeses, caramel apples, cider doughnuts and fresh baked pies.Located six miles from Bellingham and a few miles from Canada.

Carpinito Brothers, Inc. - Kent, WA
This corn field maze, apple orchard, and pumpkin patch is open daily from late September through Halloween. Tractor pulled hayrides, u pick pumpkins, farm animals, hay maze and produce stand. They do two maze designs every year with a total of more than three miles of paths. The mazes vary in length and difficulty so that you can find one to enjoy. The Carpinito Brothers started selling fresh produce from their family farm over 50 years ago. The pumpkin patch is located at 6868 S. 277 St., Kent, WA 98032. It is approximately 22 miles south of Seattle.

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Seattle Pumpkin Patches

Biringer’s Black Crow Pumpkin Patch - Arlington, WA
Acres of pumpkins and a corn maze open daily starting in early October. Display your carved jack o’ lantern or enter your dog in the Halloween costume contest. Pick up a giant pumpkin (hahahah!). Hot cider and local Oso honey available. Stop in town for a cup of Biringer’s Farm Girl Coffee. Attraction is located at 2431 Hwy 530, Arlington, WA 98223. It is 43 miles north of Seattle.

Bob’s Corn - Snohomish, WA
Bob planted the first pumpkin patch and cornfield maze on his family farm in 2001. There are now over 50 varieties of pumpkins planted on 20 acres in Cathcart Valley. In addition to the large 10 acre corn maze, there are also two smaller mazes for kids. You can also enjoy the maze at night. Other activities include the pony rides, corn cannon, face painting, bonfire, playground, trike track and other attractions. Bob’s corn is run by Bob and Sarah Ricci. It usually opens the last weekend in September and everyday in October. Find Bob’s at 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish, WA 98296. The pumpkin patch is 28 miles northeast of Seattle.

Carleton Farm - Lake Stevens, WA
Pick your own pumpkin from the vine.  Open daily from late September through Halloween. A 4 acre maze lets visitors play Farm Scene Investigation during the day. On Friday and Saturday nights, as well as during the Haunted Swamp and Zombie Farm, you can try to survive the maze in the dark with a flashlight. Past themes have included Farm Scene Investigation (2013), Go Hog Wild (2012) And Cinderella (2011). Other activities: farm animals, farm market and a variety of weekend activities including hayrides, zombie paintball, zipline, pony express train, kids barn and pumpkin cannon. About the farm: It is a 60-acre farm located along the Ebey Slough in the north end of the Snohomish Valley. The address is 630 Sunnyside Blvd SE, Lake Stevens, WA 98258. It is about 31 miles north of Seattle.

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Seattle Haunted Houses

Carletons Fright Farm - Lake Stevens, WA
Farm Fright opens every Friday and Saturday in October.  Gee what could be more creepy than a haunted swamp? There are three attractions featured here. Tickets are online for the Haunted Swamp, Zombie Farm, and the no haunt dark maze. A triple combo ticket is available. Oh they have added Zombie Paintball.  Box office open at 7 pm and closes at 10 pm. Attraction is open every Friday and Saturday nights in October plus a few other nights. They also have great daytime farm activities daily.  This place is lots of fun.  Check their website for details.

Cinema of Horrors - Kelso, WA

Kelso’s “Cinema of Horrors” voted the second “Must See” haunted house in Washington this Halloween season! Cinema of Horrors Haunted House, in its fifth year at Three Rivers Mall in Kelso, WA will return to haunt the old, abandoned Three Rivers Cinema starting every Friday and Saturday in October. This year’s frightful fun includes two haunted houses, family friendly trick-or-treat nights and more nightly fun! Tickets range from $10-$20 and $15 pre-sale tickets are available online now. “Dark Legends of New Orleans,” their newest attraction, offers a blood-curdling, very dark trip back in time to historic New Orleans where voodoo, witchcraft, spirits and more are thought to lurk… The Cinema will offer a wide variety of yummy Halloween-themed fair food and deep-fried goodies. For families wanting a not-so-scary experience, the haunted house will offer “Trick-or-Treat Nights” for families with children under 13 years of age.

Fright Factory - Buckley, WA
Attraction opens up in late September.  A realistic and horrifying show put on as a charity benefit. Attraction is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October plus a couple other nights near Halloween. This is an all updated haunt at their same location facility. Most of the haunt is indoors.

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Seattle Ghost Tours

Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour - Seattle, WA
The Underground Tour makes its home in the heart of the city’s oldest neighborhood, Pioneer Square. Explore cobblestoned parks, Victorian-era buildings, tiny Waterfall Park, art galleries, outdoor performance art and games, restaurants, boutique shops, and Smith Tower, Seattle’s most beloved skyscraper and once the tallest building outside New York. The 75-minute guided walking tour begins beneath Doc Maynard’s Public House, then spills into historic Pioneer Square, Seattle’s birthplace, before plunging underground for an exclusive, time-capsule view of the buried city.

Georgetown Haunted History Tour - Seattle, WA
Annual tour for select days in October. Join the Friends of Georgetown History for a guided 90 minute walking tour through the darkened back streets and alleys of Georgetown. Starting location is The Stables – 980 S Nebraska St. (behind Jules Maes Saloon).

Haunted History Ghost Tours of Seattle - Seattle, WA
Owned and operated by experts in Paranormal Research, Occult Studies, and Pacific Northwest History. All of the Tour Guides are actual Paranormal Investigators or Psychics and not actors playing a role. Join them and examine the unexplained, mysterious phenomenon experienced in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. Stories and evidence are collected from local residents, visitors, through local legends and meticulously compiled by their investigations and researchers. Tickets – Golden Age: (61 + Years) is $10.00. Adult (17 to 60 years) is $15.00. Children (7 to 16 years) is $7.00. Under 7 are free.

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