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Portland Halloween Events - Portland Halloween Parties - Portland Halloween Haunted Houses

Your Portland Halloween Events - Your Portland Halloween Guide: Boo!  If Halloween in Portland is one of your favorite times of the year, you're not alone.  Spooky Portland haunted houses, Halloween parties and other fun Halloween events in Portland Oregon abound during the month of October.  If you're looking for fun things to do in Portland for Halloween, we've got a great list for you to choose from.  Halloween is a great way to kick start a long wet winter, with a spooky celebration, fun costume, and ghoulish good times.  Here is our local rundown of fun Portland Halloween events and more.   

Portland is a big city with a lot going on, so if we missed any Portland Halloween Events, Portland Halloween Parties or Portland Halloween Haunted Houses, you can events yourself right on our Portland events calendar.   

Happy Halloween, Portland!  Be safe, and have fun!

Portland Halloween Haunted Houses and Fun Halloween Events

There are no shortage of Portland Halloween Haunted Houses to explore.  These can be very frightening and realistic, or just totally campy and fun.  For family Halloween fun, be sure to visit the Maize at the Pumpkin Patch, and start an annual Halloween tradition!  As far as Portland Halloween Events go, Portland Haunted Houses rank as some of the most popular attractions in town.  If you have the nerve, visit the spooky Portland Haunted Houses listed below, If you dare... mwahh ha ha ha ha!!


Portland Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

October 5, 2010 to October 31 - Haunted MAiZE 

The spooky Haunted MAiZE is open every weekend until Halloween! Boo! Portland's original cornfield maze at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, 

Portlandia Maize:
Open every day: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday thru Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
October: 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 & 31st
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Haunted MAiZE:
October: 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 & 31st
Friday and Saturday: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Scream Haunted Houses

The Northwest's largest and most popular Halloween event "Scream" returns for its 12th year with an all new mega show with bigger, scarier, and more immersive thrills for Fright Fans of all ages.

Beginning this October the event will transform into a full-featured "Scream Park" with exciting rides, shows and attractions to keep you screaming for the entire evening!


Looking for the best haunted house in Portland? There are three at FrightTown, including the Baron Von Goolo's Museum of Horror. Werechickens and evil clowns and monkeys with chainsaws - OH MY! You might think you've seen it all but no other haunted house on the planet could possibly prepare you for the cacophonous cornucopia of creepies and crawlies that inhabit BARON VON GOOLO'S MUSEUM OF HORRORS! Von Goolo has searched high and low - from the snowiest mountain peak to the darkest corner under your bed - and filled his Museum with oddities and entities that will make your eyeballs run screaming into your brainpan! And now, with 10 years under his belt, BARON VON GOOLO'S MUSEUM OF HORRORS is the longest running haunted themed attraction in Portland! Come and see why Rue Morgue Magazine called the MUSEUM OF HORRORS 'the greatest cabinet of curiosities they'd ever seen.' You'll scream with laughter - if you can ever stop screaming!

13th Door Haunted House Portland

At the 13th Door Haunted House of Oregon (the Original), you will experience Portland’s Best Haunted Attraction! With our highly detailed sets you will become part of the horror as you journey amongst our animated creatures and theatrical actors. Join us this fall in Beaverton’s West Slope, for our Return to Facility 13, of the Door Corporation. PDX last discovered one of these abandoned covert Military research Facilities in 2006. This newly unearth branch of hives have revealed underground tunnel networks of chambered human hybrids experiments, laboratories of death and tortured creatures in alien nature. What will find you behind the 13th Door?

The 13th Door Zombies are scratching at the walls and ready to create your worse nightmares. The 2011 haunted attraction at the 13th Door "RAVEN MAD" is new and better than ever.

13th Door Haunted House PDX location is in Beaverton’s West Slope at 8805 SW Canyon Ln, Portland Oregon.

Milburn's Haunted Manor

Haunted House / Milburn's Haunted Manor - We dare you to come to our house! Milburn's Hall of Fame

Milburn's Haunted Manor and pumpkin patch. Located just outside of Hubbard, Oregon - Scaring people from Portland to Salem and the Greater Willamette Valley.
Come check us out for yourself and let us put a little Halloween chill up your spine.

Located at 11503 Broadacres Rd NE
Hubbard, Oregon 97032
(see page for directions)

Events at Milburn's

Attractions: Haunted Manor....................$9.00 

Wicked-Wood Forest...........$9.00

The Dark..............................$9.00

Multi-Pass All three Haunts: Haunted Manor, Wicked-Wood Forest and The Dark..........$20.00 (A $7.00 savings) 

Pumpkins: Small & Medium...............$3.00ea Large................................$6.00ea

Raining?...No problem.  The lines for our main events are covered to keep you dry while you wait.

Milburn's Haunted Manor.  This year the Manor reaches back to it roots when it was a small hotel in the early twenties.  Shut down by authorities after a multiple homicide, suicide incident that shocked the small country community.  Sign in at the front desk and enjoy your stay.  This "classic" haunted house experience is rated PG13.

Wicked-wood Forest.  Venture out into the darkness of our haunted woods.  Encounter all that the forest keeps hidden within its shadowy veils.  What lurks there will be happy you came to visit.  So happy, in may be invited to stay.  This event is an outdoor attraction and may be closed pending extreme weather conditions.  Rated PG13

The Dark.  Enter our new attraction if you dare.  As the name implies be prepared to wander in areas of complete darkness where only our ghouls can see.  Afraid of the dark?  No need we will make sure you are not... alone.  This haunt is rated PG13


More Fun Portland Oregon Halloween Events

Not everyone wants to be scared out of their minds on Halloween.  Our Portland Halloween Guide includes several other fun ideas of things to do on Halloween.

If Portland Halloween Haunted Houses aren't your thing, there are plenty of other fun Portland Oregon Halloween Events to check out.  From Howloween at the Zoo, to a Halloween Scavenger Hunt,  to the BarFly Halloween Bus: there is something fun for everyone this Halloween.


Howloween at the Oregon Zoo

Presented by Sterling Savings Bank
Oct. 27–30
11 a.m. — 4 p.m.

The zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition, where costumed trick-or-treaters learn about wildlife in a fun scavenger hunt throughout the zoo. In keeping with the zoo's mission, Howloween aims to be educational as well as fun. Scavenger hunts and activities are themed to teach kids about animals around the world, and their habitats and adaptations. Goodie bags filled with candy and prizes will be given out for completed hunts at the zoo's exit. As part of a commitment to earth-conscious operations, the Oregon Zoo participates in Green Halloween – a nationwide initiative to make Halloween healthier and more eco-friendly. There will be a small amount of Halloween candy in each bag, but we are careful to source products that do not contain palm oil. Best suited for children 3-12.

Portland Saturday Market Halloween

Enjoy Halloween fun at the Portland Saturday Market, located along the riverfront in Oldtown Portlnd.

The Great Pumpkin Event at the Portland Farmers Market

Great Pumpkin Event at PSU
October 29, 2012, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join us at the PSU Market for our thirteenth annual Halloween harvest celebration featuring a pumpkin carving contest beginning at 9:00am and running until 12:00pm (or until we run out of pumpkins). Prizes will be awarded at 12:30pm for best adult carving and best child carving (13 and under). Pumpkins must be carved on-site in order to be eligible.

Parents, bring your ghosts and goblins to the Information Booth at noon for a children’s costume parade around the market. Goodie bags are provided for all parade participants! While your at it, pick up a self-guided market scavenger hunt, available at the information booth & carving contest location.

Ooky Spooky Halloween on the Barfly Bus

Ooky-Spooky Thirteenth Annual Halloween BarFly Bus Tour! Saturday, October 27th, 2012 7pm-1am $30/each • Click here for your Halloween BarFly Bus tickets, now! All cover charges and appetizers included! Drink specials galore! COSTUMES MANDATORY - multiple costume contests! Trick or treat to the max onboard the 13th Annual Ooky-Spooky Halloween BarFly Bus! There'll be thrills and chills all night long as we visit some of the scariest haunts in Portland. Multiple costume contests throughout the night with fun prizes (and sometimes even cold, hard cash!), too. All cover charges and appetizers included! Drink specials galore!
COSTUMES MANDATORY - multiple costume contests!

Trick or treat to the max onboard the 12th Annual Ooky-Spooky Halloween BarFly Bus!

There'll be thrills and chills all night long as we visit some of the scariest haunts in Portland. Multiple costume contests throughout the night with fun prizes (and sometimes even cold, hard cash!), too.

Halloween is our most popular tour of the year for a reason - IT KICKS ASS! Make no mistake - COSTUMES ARE MANDATORY! FYI - all ten of last year's Halloween BarFly Buses sold out weeks in advance.

Portland Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Portland's Wackiest & Craziest Halloween Event

In the Dark of Night, teams of 2 - 6 players dressed in costume will scour the city by car. Staying within the posted boundary map teams compete to hunt down locations, complete wild checkpoints and solve clues or puzzles to locate the finish.Armed with just flashlights in hand, players venture out on foot in search of "Halloween items". The Night Time Halloween Scavenger Hunt is so wild, even the finish line is a mystery. Once a team has completed all the tasks, they are further challenged will more clues that ultimately lead to the finish. The night concludes with an after party / team costume contest with the after party location being texted out mid hunt.

It's really anyone's guess.

There will be an after party at a local pub with food and drink specials to celebrate the winners and award the prizes. Exact details about the party location will be texted out during the hunt.

This event is designed for adults, but children are welcome with adults.


Tales of Terror, John Palmer House

Friday and Saturday nights of Halloween weekend, Lynne and Lawrence will be joined by special guests Will Hornyak and Sharon Knorr for two evenings of Classic and Original Tales of Terror for adult audiences at the John Palmer House, which some say is haunted... Only fifty tickets will be issued each night for this very special event; small groups of listeners will rotate through different rooms of the house until they have heard all the stories.

Tickets are general seating and offered on a sliding scale ($35-$50) with a minimum of $35 each. All proceeds will go to help fund the work of Portland Story Theater and NestShare.

No one under 21 admitted. Doors open at 7:30. Show at 8.

Beyond Bizarre - Portland Ghost Tour

New for 2012! If you've seen the "Ghost Hunters", "Ghost Adventures", or "Paranormal State" TV shows, then this is the right adventure for you! Unexplained mysteries, ghostly adventures, and spooky stories abound on our “Beyond Bizarre” tour. If you like the paranormal, weird, or wacky, let us be your guide to an evening of adventure. Believer or not...people of all faiths and backgrounds, including skeptics, are welcomed. At the start of the tour, we hand our real ghost hunting equipment just like that used by professionals and on TV. We then set out visiting known ghostly places and getting behind the scenes into what hauntings are all about. Unlike other ghost tours, this is not a theatrical performance where we carry lanterns and dress up in period costumes. It's a true view into the reality of paranormal investigations, the equipment and techniques we use, and how we separate the truth from the hoaxes.


Portland Shanghai Tunnel Tours

Not all of the illicit, naughty, bawdy, corrupt and shady activities happened below street level, but all were underground and hidden. On this walk you'll be exposed to the socially underground and the subterranean underground. This walk is a treat for lovers of all things sinister – crime, scandal and controversial characters – this tour winds through the Old Town and Chinatown, exposing the city’s sordid side. It's a no-holds-barred excursion into the worst Portland has to offer.

Bent - A Hallow's Eve Ball

 Portland's new Leftbank Annex to raise money for Equity Foundation of Oregon. Bent Halloween is the annual fundraiser for The Equity Foundation. The spirit of Halloween came to life on October 30, 2010 at Portland’s new Leftbank Annex to raise money for Equity Foundation of Oregon. The packed event featured “bent” costumes and a non-traditional, sophisticated and provocative celebration of the haunted season. Patrons mingled in the Annex, which was transformed into an eerie and “off-kilter” environment. They danced to the sounds of DJ Aquaman and DJ Lunch Lady, and enjoyed other antics and entertainment throughout the night!

Boogie Nights at the Melody Ballroom  - Portland Halloween Ball - Party

You’re invited to Portland’s funnest Halloween Party, Boogie Nights IX on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Melody Ballroom. Come enjoy our huge dance floor, awesome 80’s dance tunes from the Radical Revolution, dance cuts from DJ Reckless, quick bar service, and the CRAZY Boogie Nights Costume Contest. Benefiting the Portland New Generations Rotary Club’s India Project.

What: Portland Halloween Party – Boogie Nights VIII – Heaven and Hell Edition

When: October 27, 2012 8:00 pm – 2:00 am

Where: Melody Ballroom 615 SE Alder St Portland, OR 97214

Costume Contest: Yes. Prizes include tickets to the Champagne Ball New Year’s Eve at the Hilton Portland, Gift Certificates and more.

Portland Erotic Ball at Crystal Ballroom

Portland's Biggest Halloween Party - the 13th Annual Portland Erotic Ball will be held Saturday, October 27th, 2012 on all three levels of The Crystal Ballroom. With $5,000 in prizes Costume Contest. The Portland Erotic Ball is a costume mandatory event for guests 21+ only.

Halloween Events at McMenamins

October 29, 2010 to October 31, 2010McMenamin's Mcmenamins has Portland Halloween Events at pretty much all of their locations, all weekend long. Visit their website to find a Halloween Event at the McMenamins near you.


 Thrill the World - Dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller in Portland


The official dance date, set by the Thrill the World organizers, is October 27th, 2012. We are working on arrangements for a site, and we’ll announce it as soon as we’re able. 



Portland Halloween Party List

Be sure to check our Portland Music Venues page because many may feature special Halloween events and Halloween Parties in Portland!  Here are a couple we found that are throwing Halloween parties:

Ash Street Saloon - Halloween Show!  

Barracuda - Portland Halloween Party at Barracuda

Bossonova - Portland Halloween Party

Holocene  - The biggest SNAP of the year! Get out of your normal Halloween routine and come kick it with us.

Someday Lounge -  Portland Halloween Party: BOLLYWOOD Halloween costume party.

Ninth annual Bollywood Horror Costume Dance Party Halloween spectacular! There will be a costume contest hosted by Anjali with
cash and prizes for the best costumes, specially-commissioned psychedelic Bollywood Horror visuals by Deai, and only the wickedest beats from the subcontinent. 

Did we miss your Portland Halloween Party?  You can add it yourself to the Portland events calendar.

We hope you enjoy your Portland Halloween Events and Portland Haunted Houses!  If you have photos or videos of that you'd like to share, please contact us or post them on the Portland photo gallery and Portland videos page.  If we missed your Portland Halloween Party or Event, you can add it yourself to the Portland events calendar.

We hope you enjoyed our Portland Halloweed Guide.  Looking for more fun things to do in Portland?  Visit our Portland Attractions page.

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