Hello, Halloween weekend!

Written by Reynolds Defense Firm

On October 25, 2018

If you love Halloween, this weekend is for you!  We’ve got some Oregon classics as well as some non-traditional Halloween options.  If its not your favorite, how does a HUGE book sale or film festival sound?

Halloween at McMenamins – Oct 21st-31st

Head to your closest neighborhood McMenamins for a variety of Halloween Celebrations – from trick or treating for the kids (and dogs), pumpkin carving contests, to live music, dance parties & costume contests..  Or scare yourself silly with Halloween on the big screen!

Halloweentown – through Oct 31st

Just a 30 minute drive from Portland, St. Helens is where the 1998 Disney cult movie Halloweentown was filmed.  This is one of the most popular family-friendly Halloween celebrations in the pacific Northwest.  The normally sleepy town fully embraces this ceremony with a variety of Halloweentown-themed events.

Oregon’s Most Haunted Spots

Want to take your spookiness beyond decorating your house with Halloween stuff you can get at Target?  How about you embrace the scare by visiting some real-life haunted spots throughout Oregon.  Will they live up to their legends of ghostly occupants and chilling stories?  You’ll have to go & see…..bring friends!

Salt & Straw’s Spooktacular Series – through Oct 31st

Ever wonder what a ghost would taste like or what flavor ice cream Dracula would have served?  The creative flavorists at Salt & Straw have come up with some amazing seasonal flavors like “Essence of Ghost” and “Creepy Crawlies”.  Hooked on Pumpkin spice?  Try their “Mummys Pumpkin Spiced Potion”!  Seasonal flavors are only around until Halloween, so get them while you can!

Used book sale – Oct 27th-29th

This is The Friends of the Library – Multnomah County’s biggest fundraiser that happens twice a year, the Fall Used Book Sale at the DoubleTree near Lloyd Center. Browse thousands of books and movies – you’re sure to find something that fits!

Northwest film festival – Oct 31st-Nov 5th

Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival features more than 400 entries from Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.  Opening night on Oct 31st includes a Halloween seance party.

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