Whether you’re looking for pumpkin fun, sugar-laden festivities or some no-kids-allowed scary scenes, check out this 360 guide for Halloween fun:
If you’re looking for a pumpkin, the Pumpkin Patch is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Tuesday on the front lawn at the First United Methodist Church in Lewiston. The event features pumpkins and gourds available for purchase, along with activities, games and photo opportunities. To get $1 off pumpkin cost, bring two cans of food that will be donated to a local food bank.
An Adult Halloween Party starts at 6 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge in Lewiston. Dinner is served from 6 to 7 p.m. with live music and dancing with the Katz Band beginning at 6:30 p.m. Dinner reservations are recommended by calling the Elks office at (208) 743-5591. Cover charge is by donation.
There will be a Costume and Pumpkin Carving Night 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Pioneer Park in Lewiston. Lewiston Parks and Recreation Rec Mobile will provide pumpkin carving tools and tips, host games and play spooky music. The event is free for ages 5 to 12; participants need to bring their own pumpkin.
The Asotin County Aquatic Center will host a Boo Bash from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday in Clarkston. Kids can wear costumes and play carnival-style games for treats, enjoy a low-scare factor haunted maze and do crafts. Admission is $5 per family.
“Carrie the Musical” will be performed 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at the Lewis-Clark State College Silverthorne Theatre. The show is based on the novel by Stephen King and explores the effects of bullying. General admission is $10, seniors and military personnel is $7, LCSC students and alumni are free. The production contains adult language and is not appropriate for children.
A Third Anniversary and Halloween Party will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday at Third Wheel in Lewiston. Music from Sin Circus, Free the Jester and Wide Stance (formerly the Hitmen) will begin at 8 p.m. Everyone in costume will receive a Halloween treat and cash prizes are offered for the three best costumes. Advance general admission is $10 and $20 the day of the show; tickets are available at Third Wheel, Sports Edition & Alibi in Lewiston or at www.purplepass.com. Must be 21 or older.
The eighth annual Pumpkin Palooza is from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Lewiston. The event is free and includes with games, crafts, costume contests and the Great Pumpkin Roll.
Chief Tim ‘R Treat is 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Chief Timothy Park outside of Clarkston. Admission is free, and people are encouraged to come in costume for this all-ages trick-or-treat event.
See Pennywise the Clown, Carrie and other Stephen King characters at the Clarkston High School Haunted Attraction 6 p.m. Saturday. Put on by the CHS drama club and volunteers, the horror attraction celebrates King’s novels. Admission is $5.
The annual Haunted Hayride begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hells Gate State Park in Lewiston. This haunted-house-style hayride is appropriate for most ages. Admission for the hayride is $2 per person; park entrance is free with an Idaho State Parks Passport or $5 per vehicle. Concessions will be available for purchase in the day use area.
The Lewiston Elks annual Children’s Pumpkin Carving Party is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge in Lewiston. The event is free and and kids are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes. Pumpkins and treats are provided; reservations are required by noon Friday by calling the Elks office at (208) 743-5591.
The 13th annual Sixth Street Trick or Treat will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday along Sixth Street in Clarkston. The street will be closed off between Elm and Chestnut Streets for trick-or-treaters. The event includes a costume contest and a free trick or treat bag. Halloween photos will be available for purchase at Wasem’s.
A Trick or Trunk will take place 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the House of Faith in Lewiston.
People are invited to Trick-or-Treat 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston.
A Harvest Festival will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tammany View Baptist Church, 3732 20th St. in Lewiston. The free event features games, a bounce house and treats for kids of all ages.
A Family Fun Fair will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crosspoint Alliance Church in Lewiston. The free event features bounce houses, carnival-style games, hayrides, candy, prizes and more. A drama about making good choices, “Late Night with the Enemy,” will be offered for ages 12 and up from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday through Tuesday.
The Autumn Arts and Crafts Festival is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Beasley Coliseum in Pullman. The event features fine artisans and crafters from around the Pacific Northwest, and kids of all ages are invited to arrive in costume on Saturday when treats will be provided. Admission is free.
The 10th annual Animals of the Night is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Palouse Clearwater Environmental Nature Center in Moscow. The event features live animals, music, crafts, a campfire and education station. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is free until 7:30 p.m.
A presentation on disturbing constellation mythology, creepy illusions and real danger in the cosmos will be part of Cosmic Spooks 7 p.m. Friday and Sunday at the Washington State University Planetarium in Pullman. Admission is $5, cash or check only; children six and younger are free.
A radio drama based on Richard Connell’s short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Nye Street Theatre in Pullman. Admission is $10 per person, $5 for theater members and free for season ticket holders; tickets are available only at the door.
The cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” will play 9 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. Friday and 9 p.m. and 11:50 p.m. Saturday at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow. Admission is $12 and includes a prop bag.
The Cops and Robbers Fun Run begins at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Chipman Trail ending at Ghormley Park in Moscow. Join members of the Moscow Police and Latah County Sheriff’s Department for a 5K or 10K that benefits the Fraternal Order of Palouse Lodge No. 149. Food and drinks are available at the finish line.
The 39th annual Tower Trick or Treat will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Theophilus Tower on the University of Idaho campus. Admission is free; people are asked to bring a canned food item to donate to the Moscow Food Bank.
Henry C and the Willards will celebrate their fifth anniversary with a pre-Halloween costume dance from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse in Moscow. Admission is by donation and benefits Planned Parenthood Pullman; beer and wine will be available for purchase.
Children and their families can attend Spooky Scary Science from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Moscow Public Library in Moscow. The free event will include STEAM activities, ranging from slime-making to “Frankenworms” to glow-in-the-dark crafts. The first 75 families to attend and turn in an evaluation will receive an at-home science experiment book.
Canyon Creek Church of the Palouse will hold its second annual Trunk or Treat 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Moscow. The free event takes place in the parking lot and features more than a dozen decorated vehicles with trunks filled with candy — kids can go from car to car “trunk or treating.” Families can enjoy games, apple cider and other treats inside the church. The event is open to children 12 years and under.
Trick or Treat takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Eastside Marketplace in Moscow. The event features games, candy and more.
Downtown Moscow Trick or Treat will be 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in Moscow. Several downtown businesses will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters.
Haunted Palouse will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Palouse. Participants will tour the “haunted” Newspaper and Printing Museum and Old City Fire Station and can join in on the haunted hayride. Food vendors will be on site. Admission is $20; ticket sales close at 10 p.m. and are open only to those 12 years and older.
A Murder Mystery Dinner will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at The Bank Left Gallery in Palouse. Cost is $35/person and does not include tax or gratuity; reservations can be made by calling (509) 878-1800.
The second annual Perkins House ‘After Dark’ Tours will be held 7, 8 and 9 p.m. today and Tuesday. Participants will find out what it’s like to walk through the dark hallways and stairwells of a big, historic home using only lantern or candlestick in a one-hour tour. Cost is $25 per person, cash or check only; tours are limited to six. Reservations can be made by calling (509) 397-2555.
Trick or Treat Rockin’ the Street will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday along Johnson Avenue in Orofino. A pumpkin carving contest will be held during the event for children ages 12 and under. To enter a pumpkin, bring it to the Orofino Chamber of Commerce between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday.
The first ever Elk City Hallway of Horrors is open 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Elk City School in Elk City. The event features 14,000 square feet of fun-filled terror, including the creepy Dr. Trauma, jumping spiders, the virus-infected undead, more than a dozen “bodies” in full costume and the clowns of the CarnEvil du Fear. Admission is free, but donations benefit field trips and other underfunded programs at Elk City School.