SPIRIT OF HALLOWEENTOWN
The historic town of St. Helens, located 45 minutes from Portland, celebrates Halloween all month long with haunted tours, costume contests and more.
OAKS PARK SCAREGROUNDS
Portland Oregon’s ONLY Scream Park returns this fall to one of the oldest amusement parks in the country, the historic Oaks Amusement Park. The Scaregrounds features three horrifying haunted walkthrough attractions, amusement rides, themed side attractions, mini golf, roller skating, concessions and so much more.
THE MAIZE AT THE PUMPKIN PATCH
When summer winds down, Portland’s fall arrives with warm, sunny days and cool, clear nights. The ideal way to get lost in autumn’s splendor is at The Maize at the Pumpkin Patch.
PORTLAND INDIGENOUS MARKETPLACE
The Indigenous and Black Artists and Entrepreneurs this organization serves through the Indigenous Marketplace programming are the greatest partners and contributors to this work. This amazing community of vendors continues to show up, collaborate, and help this organization grow.
PORTLAND LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
The Portland Latin American Film Festival announces its XVII Season at the Hollywood Theatre, featuring feature films, documentaries, and short films from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and the USA.
RUN LIKE HELL HALF MARATHON
Join in for the Run Like Hell Half Marathon. Dress in costume and join in for a Half, 10k, or 5k run/walk. 2023 theme: Saturday Night Live. Come dressed as your favorite character from the iconic tv show. This event is fun for the whole family, with live music, a costume contest, games, and more.
HAZEL DELL TRUNK OR TREAT
Join us for our first ever Hazel Dell Trunk or Treat community event! Come get some candy and goodies from some fun decorated trunks of our local businesses outside, grab some food from local vendors, or come inside to participate in even more spooky activities like pumpkin decorating, face painting, dancing, a movie, games, Squatchy and Winnie pictures (some of their mascot friends might be joining them) and much much more!
DINE THE COUVE
Dig in during Dine The Couve! For the entire month of October, original Clark County eateries, breweries, and wine tasting rooms will serve up some special menus for dine-in and takeout.
Halloween’s but once a year, so come on out and have no fear. Fly quickly with the wings of a bat, because Seaside is where all the fun’s at. Join us for a weekend of Halloween fun with Halloween Happenin’s in Seaside.
SEASIDE SASHAY SQUARE DANCE FESTIVAL
Seaside Sashay Square Dance Festival will be held this weekend at the Turnaround). There will be Square Dance and Round Dance.
HAPPY GIRLS RUN
Enjoy some bonding time with women of all ages and levels in the appropriately-named town of Sisters, Oregon during the Happy Girls Run. Choose between the all-women’s trail half marathon featuring single-track in the Deschutes National Forest (on the Peterson Ridge Trail system) with some pretty stellar views or take part in the 5K and 10K road race that winds through scenic downtown Sisters.
BEERS FROM THE DEAD
Local craft breweries are resuscitating their classic “microbrews” back from their graves for ONE night only during Beers From The Dead. All the colors of fall from golden ale to black ale (even a brown IPA) will be pouring as OG craft beer vibes. Costume contest (for grownups, kids, and dogs). FREE pint glass and Bend Ale Trail passports to the first 200 customers.
POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+
A cranky middle-aged dad and his two best friends find themselves out of step in a changing world of millennial CEOs and powerful preschool principals. (Netflix)
Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin’s house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before Christmas Day. (Hulu)
THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack’s rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans. (Disney+)
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