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The Weekend Report: Oct. 29-31

Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend — things you definitely don't want to miss. We're guaranteed to miss some, so email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, Oct. 29

SLAY Seattle: Halloween Edition. For October, this reoccurring hip-hop event for LGBTQ+, people of color and allies is hosting this Halloween-themed celebration featuring costumes, a costume contest, music, photo ops and more.

  • 10 p.m.
  • $10 to $15
  • Chop Suey

Friday to Sunday, Oct. 29-31

2021 Seattle Erotic Art Festival. Explore some of the world's finest erotic art, exhibits, readings and more over three days.

  • $15 to $400; purchase online
  • Find a full schedule of events online
  • Seattle Center

Friday to Saturday, Oct. 29-30

Boo! Seattle. A new Halloween two-day festival in Seattle featuring DJs like Borgore, Don Diablo, Joyryde, Kaskade, Nghtmre, Seven Lions, TroyBoi and more!

  • 5 p.m. to midnight both days
  • $139 + fees GA two-day pass, $94 + fees for day passes and VIP options available; purchase online
  • WAMU Theater

Saturday, Oct. 30

Treat Street. A family-friendly event featuring games, treats, a live DJ, candy shoot, balloon art, light-up Halloween character displays and more.

  • 3 to 7 p.m.
  • Free and open to the public
  • Kirkland Urban

Thrill the World 2021. A fun-filled day of activities featuring a group dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" with the rest of the world, a costume contest, scavenger hunt, live music, a beer garden, various vendors and even a vaccination clinic.

You can find a full list of more Seattle area Halloween events on our website!

Saturday to Sunday, Oct. 30-31

Pumpkin Bash. Kids ages 12 and younger in costume get free admission with a paid adult to the zoo for this event, featuring trick-or-treating, animals enjoying pumpkin and fall-themed goodies and more!

  • 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days
  • Free for kids ages 12 and younger with a paid adult
  • Woodland Park Zoo

Psycho-Delic Halloween Weekend. Featuring a live DJ, drink specials, magic, "scare-ot" card readings and more!

  • Starting at 6 p.m. both days
  • Free admission
  • Mountaineering Club

Sunday, Oct. 31

Halloween Factoria. A family-friendly event featuring trick-or-treating (for kids ages 12 and younger dressed in Halloween costumes) at participating businesses, a DJ, games, photo ops and more.

  • 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Free and open to the public
  • Marketplace at Factoria in Bellevue