Whether your child is dressing as Barbie, Ken, the Blue Beetle or a classic like Dracula, they will get good use out of them this year! You have plenty of opportunities for costume-wearing with fun trick-or-treats and trunk-or-treats in Olympia, Tumwater, Lacey and throughout Thurston County during October. These fun events are free and give adults a chance to wear a costume too! Check out where to trick-or-treat in Thurston County.

October 22

Love Local Spooky in the Park

5700 Lacey Blvd SE, Lacey
October 22: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Love Local Events WA and City of Lacey present their annual family-friendly Halloween celebration with costume contests, a not-so-scary walk-through Haunted Depot, fun vendors and a trunk-or-treat. This event is free to attend. Find more information on the Love Local Events WA Facebook page.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Trick-or-Read Drive Thru

2424 Heritage Court SW, Olympia
October 22: a p.m. – 4 p.m.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington, partnering with South Sound Reading Foundation and other local organizations, is hosting their fourth annual Trick-or-Read Drive-Thru! This free event gives your children 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.

October 27

Olympia Auto Mall Trunk-or-Treat

2125 Carriage Street SW, Olympia
October 27: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Head to the Olympia Auto Mall on October 27 for a fun trunk-or-treat event at participating dealers! Rainier Dodge, Titus-Will Hyundai, Titus-Will Chevy, Mullinax Ford, Volkswagen of Olympia, and Capitol City Honda will be handing out candy. Check out the decorated cars while getting your treats.

October 28

Moore Design’s Trunk-or-Treat

201 Prairie Park Street SE, Yelm
October 28: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Head to Yelm on October 28 for the second annual Moore Design’s Trunk-or-Treat show at Yelm Cinemas. They have room for 100+ cars, so sign up and get your car decked out in spooky fun. Awards include Best in Show, People’s show, Top 10, Sponsor’s Choice and Kid’s Choice. Dash Plaques will be given to all participants with a vehicle. The event is free. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Moore Design’s Trunk-or-Treat show at Yelm Cinemas includes lots of awards for decorated cars. Photo courtesy: Moore Design

Market Harvest Celebration

Olympia Farmers Market
700 Capitol Way N, Olympia
October 28: 10 a.m. 3 p.m.

Gather your friends and family and come dressed in your Halloween best! The Olympia Farmers Market vendors will be providing tasty treats and small surprises for children of all ages as they explore the market.

BOO-CODA Trunk-or-Treat

Main street, Bucoda
October 28: 4 p.m.

Head to Bucoda for a spook-tacular trunk-or-treat event that’s part of their month-long BOO-CODA celebration! Trick-or-treat starts at 4 p.m., but spend the day in the frightfully fun town to get the most out your Halloween fun. Find out more information on the BOO-CODA SPOOK-TACUCLAR website.

Halloween Hoopla

South Sound Dance
5739 Littlerock Road Southwest #107th Tumwater
October 28: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

South Sound Dance is holding their annual Halloween Hoopla on October 28. Come trick-or-treat trunks of cars decorated for the spooky season. Enjoy dancing, games and more as this free event.

October 29


Tumwater United Methodists Church
1401 Lake Park Drive, Tumwater
October 29: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Tumwater United Methodist Church is having a trunk-or-treat on October 29. THere will be treats, games, popcorn, cide and even a cake walk! have kids with allergies? They will have gluten-free and teal pumpkin treats available so all can enjoy the holidays. Event is free.

October 31

Trick-or-Treat at Capital Mall

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

Head to Capital Mall on Halloween night for a fun night out at a whole family, no matter the weather. Trick-or-treating for those under 12 years old will happen at participating stores. All can come in costume and check out vendor booths, including face painting, and more. No masks allowed. For more information, visit the Capital Mall website.

a car all decorated for the Masonic Trunk-or-Treat in Tumwater with lots of ghosts.
Trick-or-treating in Thurston County includes a lot of trunk-or-treat events, like the Masonic Trunk-or-Treat in Tumwater. Photo courtesy: Masonic Trunk-or-Treat

Masonic Trunk-or-Treat

455 North Street SE, Tumwater
October 31: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Tumwater’s Masonic group invites you to their Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween night. Hundreds of kids are expected, so deck out your vehicle and join the fun, or come with your children to trick-or-treat in Tumwater from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. They are still looking for people who want to decorate a trunk and hand out candy! For more information, follow their event on Facebook.

Trick-or-Treat City of Yelm

Yelm City Hall: 106 2nd Street SE, Yelm
Yelm Public Safety Building: 206 McKenzie Avenue, Yelm
Yelm Public Services: 901 Rhoton Road, Yelm
October 31: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Stop by the City of Yelm Public Buildings anytime from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with your kids to trick-or-treat. The City promises all treats and no tricks for a fun time for all.

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