Halloween in South Seattle

by Jovelle Tamayo

From “the Beach going boo”, to ghouls and goblins roaming Rainier Avenue in Columbia City to satiate their sweet tooth, to trick-or-treating horses, there were plenty of sights to behold in South Seattle on Halloween. We’ve compiled the best of them here.

Eleven-year-old Neveah Scott, dressed as Beetlejuice, poses for a portrait on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash.

Children play a game of chess at a mobile version of Detective Cookie’s Chess Club on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Ten-year-old William Luong, dressed as Jack Skellington, poses for a portrait on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Viking princess Layna, 7, chats with her friends Sonia, dressed as Wonder Woman, and Harper, dressed as a princess on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Nine-year-old Mateo Chavez, dressed as a Minecraft block, poses for a portrait on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Chris Schultheiss as the Man in the Yellow Hat and his two-year-old daughter Talia as Curious George pose for a photo on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Malachi Givens, 2, and his father, Roderick Givens, make their way through the Rainier Beach Boo Bash on Monday, October 31, 2016.

(L-R) Amorie McAdory, Luv Forrest, Kadyn Whitlock and Kennedy Whitlock pose for a portrait on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Mireya Rodriguez-Carroll, 12, dances to “Juju on That Beat” on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

The Yangua and Salvador cousins wait in line for a game on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Markus Mcglothlin and his son, Angelo, attend the Rainier Beach Boo Bash on Monday, October 31, 2016.

Romalia Santos, four-year-old Raafiya Pennington, and Spider-Men Xantino Ducay, Bashir Pennington and Xean Ducay attended the Rainier Beach Boo Bash on Monday, October 31, 2016.

Three-year-old Talia Mae Cooper spins for her mom, Erica Whitehead, on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Austin Tackett, 5, and his sister, Cheyanne Tackett, 4, decorate pumpkins at Othello Village on Monday, October 31, 2016. Seattle’s Burners Without Borders chapter organized a Halloween party for the families living at the Othello Nickelsville and provided dinner, hot cocoa, costumes, pumpkin painting and a photo booth.

Makenzie Tackett, 8, practices her juggling at Othello Village on Monday, October 31, 2016. Seattle’s Burners Without Borders chapter organized a Halloween party for the families living at the Othello Nickelsville. 

Ambre Lathieyre, 10, gets her face painted at Othello Village on Monday, October 31, 2016. Ambre’s father is a member of the Seattle Burners Without Borders chapter, which organized a Halloween party for the families living at the Othello Nickelsville.

Cheyanne Tackett, 4, poses for a photo for her dad, John Tackett, at Othello Village on Monday, October 31, 2016. Seattle’s Burners Without Borders chapter organized a Halloween party for the families living at the Othello Nickelsville and provided dinner, hot cocoa, costumes, pumpkin painting and a photo booth.

Jade Lathieyre, 8, braves the rain to trick-or-treat near Othello Village on Monday, October 31, 2016. Jade’s father is a member of the Seattle Burners Without Borders chapter, which organized a Halloween party for the families living at the Othello Nickelsville.

Amy Darling, dressed as Carmen Miranda, uses her phone at the Royal Room in Columbia City on October 31, 2016. 

Justin Bender, dressed as Lydia Deetz from Beetlejuice, and Megan Butler, dressed as Beetlejuice, take a break while attending the 13th Annual Cabaret Macabre on October 31, 2016 at Columbia City Theater. 

Shawn Weitzel, dressed as Sulley from Monsters, Inc., takes a call on October 31, 2016 in Columbia City. 

A scene from the Othello Light Rail Station on October 31, 2016.

Riley Neiders and her horse greet people at a Rainier Beach bus stop on October 31, 2016, on her way to the Rainier Beach Boo Bash. 

Elka Cruz tries on a costume at Othello Village on Monday, October 31, 2016. Seattle’s Burners Without Borders chapter organized a Halloween party for the families living at the Othello Nickelsville, and provided dinner, costumes, a photo booth, pumpkin painting and hot cocoa.