Halloween is on a Monday this year.

This means that in addition to the traditional trick-or-treating on Monday, October 31st, there will be plenty of events, parties, and frightfully good times to be had throughout Central Washington during the weekend leading up to the big day.

Ellensburg Trick or Treat Harvest Fest in Downtown Ellensburg

This annual affair has become very popular not only among the locals but those from around the region as a way to kick off the season with loads of family fun. It's an action-packed three hours of fun, from 3 pm to 6 pm on Friday, October 28th.

Kids can trick-or-treat among participating downtown Ellensburg businesses. There will be food vendors, and live entertainment including a witches flash mob, a scarecrow contest, games, and more. Get a map of all the events and a list of participating merchants HERE.

Curfman's Massive Corn Maze in Toppenish, WA

Don't forget to check out Curfman's Massive Corn Maze in Toppenish, now through the end of the month. This is truly fun for the whole family at Curfman's Massive Corn Maze in Toppenish. It's incredibly challenging and exciting to wind your way through the massive corn maze, the corn pit, and the straw maze.

Then enjoy the fire pits, for roasting S' mores, yummy foods including amazing donuts and so much more...plus they accept cash and debit, and credit cards. All month long in October - massive fun and memory-making opportunities at Curfman's Massive Corn Maze, in Toppenish. Check out the link for their calendar of events below.


LOOK: How Halloween has changed in the past 100 years

Stacker compiled a list of ways that Halloween has changed over the last 100 years, from how we celebrate it on the day to the costumes we wear trick-or-treating. We’ve included events, inventions, and trends that changed the ways that Halloween was celebrated over time. Many of these traditions were phased out over time. But just like fake blood in a carpet, every bit of Halloween’s history left an impression we can see traces of today.

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