Stories and Photos by Susan Fried
Hundreds of costume-clad children and adults showed up at the fifth annual Boo Bash in Rainier Beach to celebrate Halloween at what the organizers describe as “The biggest free Halloween event in the entire region.” There was lots of activities for the families to participate in and a ton of candy to be had at the 82 different trick ot treat stations located throughout the Rainier Beach Safeway parking lot. In addition to the many opportunities for children to fill their bags with candy and treats, they could also take a brief ride on a horse provided by the 10th Cavalry Division Buffalo Soldiers, learn about birds of prey from Jon the Falconer, watch magician Ruben Barron perform tricks, sing Karaoke, listen to stories, or play on three inflatable games provided by Amusements on Demand.
Continue reading PHOTOS: Hundreds Join Boo Bash for Halloween Fun
Stories and photos by Carolyn Bick
Under the blood-red lights of the stage, Prashant Kakad spun deadly mixes of popular Western songs and Bollywood hits for costumed attendees at Columbia City Theatre Friday night.
Continue reading Thriller Night: Dancers Present Bollywood-Style Take on Jackson’s Hit
by Emerald Staff
We’ve rounded up some very special South End Día de los Muertos events. Find out where to celebrate with fellow community members, take the family for arts, crafts, rich cultural education, and to honor loved ones who have passed on in the Mexican and Latinx tradition of Día de los Muertos.
To learn more about this beautiful holiday, its origins, and why and how its celebrated, check out this 2015 article from our pals at the Seattle Globalist.
For Halloween-related events, check out our sister seasonal events round-up here, and you can find our usual weekend events round-up here.
Continue reading Celebrating Día de los Muertos 2018 in and Around the South End
by Emerald Staff
Get your spooky on in the South End this Halloween season with these great upcoming events! And eep an eye out for a special Día de los Muertos post coming your way…
Find our usual weekend events round-up here.
Monday, Oct. 22nd:
“Meeting of Brian’s 16mm Film Club! He is a 16mm film collector and he is bringing his collection to South Park Hall every Monday in October, Just $5 kids 5 and under free and FREE POPCORN !!!!” Editor’s Note: This event repeats on Monday, Oct. 29.
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: South Park Hall—1253 S. Cloverdale St
Tags: Film, Family-Friendly, Community
Continue reading THIS HALLOWEEN IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Bollywood Thriller, Festive Ice Cream Social, QTPOC Halloween, and more “spooky” & sugar-fueled fun!
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. Continue reading Halloween in South Seattle
by Marcus Harrison Green
Heavy winds and a perpetual downpour did little to dampen the spirits of the more than 3500 people who filtered through Rainier Beach Safeway’s parking lot on Halloween afternoon for the second annual Boo Bash at the Beach. Continue reading Boo Bash Scares up 3500 to Rainier Beach