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Where to find all the local spooky fun this weekend

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If you're looking to have a spooktacular time this weekend there are plenty of local happenings to entertain all the ghouls and goblins in your life. 

Friday, Oct. 29

The City of Dupont Parks and Recreation presents Downtown Trick or Treating. Dress in your craziest, scariest, cutest costumes and head downtown for trick-or-treating along Wilmington Drive. The fun kicks off at 3:30 p.m. and running until 5 p.m. Masks are required. 

Saturday, Oct. 30

We invite military families to our Free Salute to Kids Halloween Party at McMillin Farms in Puyallup, sponsored by Grand Canyon University. The event will run as an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids will have the opportunity to trick-or-treat plus meet Elsa and Anna. The two princesses will  be available for a meet and greet until 1 p.m. Spiderman and Captain America will be available the entire time.

Face painting, balloon clowns, scarecrow building, knights in shining armor games and more will be available to participate in. Plus, All About Miracles will have a photo booth that will allow each family to receive a free photo strip containing three photos to take home.

Finally, if you're in need of a last-minute pumpkin, they will be available to purchase. 

Come out and enjoy a fun-filled Halloween event FREE to military families. For more information and to RSVP (required) visit here

Sunday Oct. 31

Capital Christian Center in Lacey will be hosting their annual Trunk or Treating event. Families have the opportunity to go from trunk to trunk and visit the fun Halloween-themed trunks and collect some candy along the way. The event will take place starting at 4 p.m. at Capital Christian Center in Lacey. For More information visit here

Friday, Oct. 29-Sunday, Oct. 31

There are plenty of spooky opportunities on base leading up to Halloween, including Joint Base Lewis-McChord MWR's Halloween Mask Decorating Contest, Pumpkin Carving Contest, Costume Contest and more! Trick-or-treating at Book Patch Children's Library or McChord Library through Saturday. For more information on events, contests and trick-or-treating on Halloween night at JBLM visit

The Hands On Children's Museum in Olympia presents their annual BOO Bash, sponsored by Hanson Subaru. Halloween-inspired fun and activities will be happening Friday through Sunday including exploring the straw bale maze, mini pumpkins decorating, building scarecrow families, press apples into cider, costume parade and so much more! A sensor-friendly Boo Bash will take place on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 9 to 10 a.m. Visitors are encouraged to arrive in costume. Tickets that include a military discount are $14.95 for adults and children. Masks are required. For more information and to reserve a time, visit

*Be sure to check all events for COVID-19 restrictions before attending.

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