Tricks, Treats, and More Halloween Feats
In the spirit of the Halloween season, we’ve gathered up all the spooky, mystical, and lively ways to enjoy the holiday throughout our historic district. There’s much to explore with a rich history filling our time-hallowed grounds, keep reading to learn about where to find ghoulish fun!
Shop from their collection of over 300 herbs and essential oils at this longtime Market apothecary. Incense, candles, smudge bundles, and more are a perfect way to set the mood for a spooky evening. They also have in-house tarot readings daily for those interested in connecting with their future while you shop!
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 28 from 12 – 4pm, head to the DownUnder’s center of entertainment and wonder to experience the magic of illusion. Enjoy live demonstrations of close-up magic tricks, refreshing treats, and giveaways throughout the day to celebrate half a century at the Market. Meet the new owners who are passionate about spreading the joy of magic to fans of all ages, remaining steadfast as the last remaining shop of its kind in Seattle!
Specializing in palm-reading, astrology, numerology, and tarot reading, Darleen Christopher offers visitors a chance to explore their past, present, and future as a clairvoyant spiritual counselor. Make an appointment to gain potential insights to the mysteries of your energies and opportunities for transformation in the comfort of her cozy office.
Tucked away in a secret alley awaits a shop of curiosities for the other-worldly and wizarding world. Explore vintage and antique items worthy of decorating your castle or hosting a dinner party with ornate touches transported from another time.
Halloween isn’t just a day, it’s a lifestyle at this DownUnder shop! Think of a five and dime run by the Addams Family, complete with quirky punk, goth, and other odds and ends. You can shop pins, posters, candles, décor and many more seasonal goods! Gather your accessories and head just outside the door to their vintage-style photo booth for a fun themed photo op to commemorate your visit.
In a haunted corner of the Market awaits ghoulishly delicious drinks to charge up for your Market Day. New spooky specials await those souls brave enough to try every week! Don’t miss their adorable ghost merchandise including stickers, pins, and more.
Stock up on miniature decorative pumpkins to welcome trick or treaters to your doorstep or dress up your table for your Halloween gatherings. Priced at just $3 each, they’re a bargain for a bundle to support our local farmers. Harvest and roast the seeds afterward, or roast them whole to blend into treats for humans or your furry friends!
Ward off evil spirits with the fresh scents of these spooky skull candles! Watch the skull eerily glow as the flame burns down the center interior. These candles may drip, so be sure to burn them on a fire-safe candle plate. It’s the perfect centerpiece for a sinister soiree.
When the haunts come alive! Make an evening of strolling the cobblestones after dark and see what reveals itself to you.
There are a number of dining and entertainment options to dress up for this Halloweekend. We hear the Alibi Room may be the place to start for an eerie encounter, and don’t miss Pike Place Bar & Grill’s costume party! On Oct. 31 starting at 4pm, they’ll have a live DJ, tarot readings, face painting, contest giveaway, and plenty of candy.
Enjoy both thrills and laughs at the Market’s theater. Unexpected Productions will host Horror Unexpected: Stories Grimm on Sunday, Oct. 29. This improvised horror show will craft new fairy tales on the spot with audience contribution. Tickets range from $12–15.