6 Spooktacular Halloween Events on Mercer Island

October 18, 2015 | by Erin Sirianni

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Looking for some family-friendly Halloween fun on Mercer Island? Gather your ghouls and goblins, and don’t miss these unearthly events ahead:

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The Witch in Which Wood?

Saturday, October 24th & Sunday, October 25th

Saturday Tours: 10 am to 3 pm | Sunday Tours: 1 pm to 3 pm

Tickets: $10 for children | Parents and babes in arms are free!

Children ages 3 to 8 are invited to come help solve the mystery of The Witch in Which Wood? Creative drama tour-guides from Youth Theatre Northwest will lead youngsters on this twisted tale through Luther Burbank Park to spot magical creatures and storybook characters and solve the mystery of the mysterious witch.
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MIPC-Fall-FestivalMIPC Fall Festival

Monday, October 26th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave SE

The Mercer Island Presbyterian Church invites you for a little early Halloween celebration at their All-Church MIPC Fall Festival. All ages welcome to come in costume for the Costume Contest! Here’s the schedule of events:
5:30 pm – Trunk & Treat – Decorate your trunk or bring candy to help hand out
6:00 pm – Spaghetti dinner – let us know you are coming so we can plan!
6:30 pm – Costume Contest & games

Monster Mash Dash

Saturday, October 31st, 10 am

Luther Burbank Park, 2040 84th Ave SE

Cost: $10 | Children in strollers are free!

Dress up for a fun run through Luther Burbank Park on Saturday, October 25th. Runners will run from the south end of the park to Calkins Point and back. Refreshments served afterwards. Costume contest with prizes awarded! Dogs on a leash are welcome and also encouraged to wear a costume! Register by October 23rd!

mipa-halloween-2015-squareMIPA’s Halloween Party

Saturday, October 31st, 10 am – Noon

Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 8236 SE 24th St

Cost: $3/child for MIPA members, $5/child for non-members

Bring your little monsters, princesses, and superheroes to Mercer Island Preschool Association’s annual Halloween bash on Saturday, October 31st! This fun, non-spooky Halloween party is designed for preschoolers and all children ages 1 to 6.  There will be Halloween-themed crafts, games, activities, and tricks and treats! Parents are invited to bring children in their favorite costumes.
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Mercer Island Martial Arts Halloween Party and Food Drive

Saturday, October 31st, Noon – 4 pm

Mercer Island Martial Arts, 2630 77th Ave SE

Cost: FREE | Food donations requested

Mercer Island Martial Arts invites you to join in the fun for their 18th annual Halloween party and food drive – a fun party for a fun cause! There will be a huge bouncy house, candy, martial arts demo, costume contest, and so much more! Please bring non-perishable food item for Youth & Family Services.  
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Chamber of Commerce Trick-or-Treating Event

Saturday, October 31st, 3 – 5 pm

Mercer Island Town Center & South End Shopping Center (Over 60 participating businesses)

Little ghosts and goblins are invited to trick or treat at over 60 local businesses for this fifth-annual event, organized by the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce. Island businesses downtown and on the south end of Mercer Island will be giving out treats on Halloween from 3 to 5 pm. Look for posters in the windows of participating businesses. Maps will also be available. Trick-or-treaters are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation for the Mercer Island Food Pantry.
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