Halloween is a favorite holiday for many and why shouldn’t it be? You get to dress up as anything you want and get free candy! The best part of Halloween just might be trick-or-treating, and these days, you don’t have to be a kid to get in on the fun. And you don’t have to wait for October 31, either. Check out where to trick-or-treat in Olympia and throughout Thurston County below.

Wish every day was Halloween? Have more than one costume to wear? Head to Bucoda’s BOO-CODA SPOOK-TACUCLAR, where they have trick-or-treating every night in October at Joe’s Place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

October 23

Love Local Lacey Spooky in the Park
5700 Lacey Blvd SE, Lacey
October 23: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Love Local Lacey has a fun event planned on October 23! Spooky in the Park has many fun activities including live pumpkin carving, costume contests and is even pet friendly! But, if you just want to come for the treats…they are having a trunk-or-treat as well! It’s all free and you can get more information on the Love Local Events WA Facebook page.

October 29

Thurston County Trick or Treat Downtown Olympia Family fun
These organized trick-or-treating places give your kids a safe and fun time throughout the month of October. Photo courtesy: KXXO Mixx 96.1

Moore Design’s Trunk or Treat
201 Prairie Park Street SE, Yelm
October 29: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Moore Designs is having their first Trunk-or-Treat on October 29 at Yelm Cinemas! They have room for over 100 cars, so spiff yours up, stock up on candy and join the fun! They will have awards for Best in Show, Best Costume, Best Theme and Kids Choice! Dash Plaques will be given to all participants with a vehicle. For even more fun, they are going to have giveaways including an autographed photo from Christopher LLoyd (Uncle Fester/ “Addams Family”) and an autographed photo from Joseph Quinn (Eddie Munson/”Stranger Things”). The event is free. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Trick-or-Read Drive Thru
2424 Heritage Court SW, Olympia
October 29: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington is once again partnering with South Sound Reading Foundation for their third annual Trick-or-Read Drive-Thru! At this free event your children will get plenty of treats, including a book, candy and other goodies! Costumes are encouraged and there will be a fun photo-op for that spooky selfie! For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Olympia High School Trunk-or-Treat
OHS North Street Circle, Olympia
October 29: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Olympia High School ASB is sponsoring their Trunk-or-Treat this year, happening on October 29. For questions, email Kristin Costello at kcostello@osd.wednet.edu.

Halloween Hoopla
South Sound Dance
5739 Littlerock Road SW, Suite 107, Tumwater
October 29: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

South Sound Dance is having a trunk-or-treat event on October 29. They will have carnival games, costumes, dancing, and an epic pie in the face competition between their three teachers Miss Bit, Miss Kindred and Miss Pamela. For more information, head to the South Sound Dance Facebook event.

October 30

Griffin Neighbors Trunk or Treat
Steamboat Square, 6541 Sexton Drive NW, Olympia
October 30: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The Griffin Neighborhood Association is putting on a Trunk-or-Treat of neighbors and friends of the Griffin neighborhood in Olympia. Details are still being formed, so check out the Griffin Neighbors Facebook page for more information.

Olympia Trick-or-Treat Treasure Hunt
Downtown Olympia
October 30: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

This fun event in downtown Olympia will have you going on a treasure hunt through participating businesses looking for a unicorn or narwhal figurine at each location! Once a trick or treater finds it, they will be issued an entry form for the treasure-chest drawings to be held at 5:30 p.m. at Archibald Sisters, 406 Capitol Way S., Olympia. Downtown Olympia businesses wishing to be part of the fun may contact Kelly Malloy, kelly@kxxo.com or 360. 943.9937. For a list of “Unicorns and Narwhals” trick or treat locations, listen to KXXO Mixx 96.1 radio or visit the KXXO website, which has contest rules and further details.

October 31

halloween Olympia
Follow the yellow brick road to some of the best trick-or-treating spots in Thurston County.

Capital Mall
625 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia
October 31: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The nice thing about trick-or-treating at the mall is, the weather doesn’t matter! Head to Capital Mall on Halloween night for a fun night out at a whole family. Kids under 12 can trick-or-treat. For more information, visit the Capital Mall website.

Masonic Trunk-or-Treat
455 North Street SE, Tumwater
October 31: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Tumwater’s Masonic group is once again having their Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween night. In addition to plenty of trunks to treat at, this year they are also going to have a couple vendors selling mini cookies and lumpias. They are still looking for people who want to decorate a trunk and hand out candy! For more information, follow their event on Facebook.

Emmanuel Bible Fellowship Trunk-or-Treat
2508 State Avenue NE, Olympia
October 31: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Emmanuel Bible Fellowship is once again holding their trunk-or-treat on Halloween night. There will be free hot dogs, kids’ games and of course lots of candy! They work towards having a fun and safe environment and everyone is welcome. They have security and traffic control. The event is free. Visit the Emmanuel Bible Fellowship website for more information.

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