10 Safe & Spooktacular Things to do in Bellevue this Halloween
Although the coronavirus is spooky enough, Downtown Bellevue is full of sweet treats to make this Halloween a fun holiday. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for more special offers at local restaurants and shops, and don’t forget to download the free Bite of Bellevue Restaurant Passport for more discounts and special offers at participating restaurants.
BAM-O-WEEN at Bellevue Arts Museum
Oct. 31, 11am-4pm
Bellevue Arts Museum is making 2,000 Halloween-inspired craft-making kits, available for contactless pickup outside of the Museum. Choose from two art activities, with additional learning resources for extra fun. Costumes are strongly encouraged! All ages welcome, best suited for kids ages 4-10.
Falloween at The Bellevue Collection
Oct 17-30, 11am-7pm
Although the annual Halloween Family Fun Fest is cancelled this year, you can still swing into Bellevue Square for some touch-free activities. See a monster pumpkin on display, visit a ghost graveyard, and more.
Events daily, check calendar for hours
Join the King Country Library System for an online Halloween celebration of costumes, kid-friendly books and traditional rhymes. Wear a costume, and dress up your pet or stuffed friend to share with the group. Enroll in Thursday’s “Dress Your Pet Story Time,” or for older kids, join “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” on Saturday afternoon. Events are free!
Malloween at Crossroads Bellevue
Oct 31, 3-5pm *RSVP required
Drive through with your costumes on and pick up a pre-packaged Halloween treat bag from the safety of your car. Treat bags are for ages 12 and under only. There will be no in-person trick-or-treating at Crossroads Bellevue this year.
Oct. 26-31, Mon 4-9pm, Tues-Thurs 4-10pm, Fri/Sat 4-11pm
All week long, Bake’s is featuring their own Manhattan paired with a crostini. Plus, different flights and classic cocktail deals throughout the week. On Saturday, head over for their safe and socially-distanced Halloween Party, featuring costumes, prizes, music, and more. Reservations only, call for details: 425-454-2776.
Open daily, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm
Still need a pumpkin? Visit Bellevue Nursery’s ‘Pumpkin Patch’ for the best selection of pumpkins for decorating, carving and eating. Pick up some straw bales, corn stalks and Halloween decorations to create your own spooky tradition!
Open daily, Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Kids don’t get all the treats… Find the perfect Halloween wine and haunted décor at this charming gift shop. Hedge & Vine is open again on Sundays from 11-4pm. Swing in and browse everything from cozy blankets to gourmet snacks!
Open daily, Monday-Friday 2–10pm, Sat/Sun 12–10pm
It’s still pumpkin season! Stop by the Bellevue Flagship (or walk-up location) for a scoop of the seasonal Pumpkin Clove ice cream before it's gone. This flavor is made with organic pumpkin from Stahlbush Farms in Corvallis, Oregon.
Fall Fun at Reality Break Escapes
Open daily, check hours on site
Get your goblins and ghouls together for an indoor or online escape room challenge. Reality Break Escapes is open daily, and is currently offering a “Fall Fun” discount for 20% off! Use code FALLFUN when you book.
Open daily, check website for classes
It’s time to get spooky in the kitchen! Join a hands-on Halloween Macaron class to transform the elegant French macaron into ghosts and Jack-o-lanterns, filled with Pumpkin Spice Buttercream, and/or Chocolate Ganache. If class is full, sign up for the waitlist or browse the many other upcoming classes.
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