There are all sorts of activities going on in western Oregon for Halloween. Here are just of few of them. If you have an event you’d like us to know about, submit it here.
Trick-or-Treat at Valley River Center
Valley River Center in Eugene merchants will be open for kids to come in for candy and treats. Families are encouraged to visit from 6-8 p.m. and enjoy the festivities. Adult costumes welcome too, but no masks.
Halloween Benefit for Pearl Buck Center
The Pearl Buck Center is hosting a spooky, festive benefits in the Willamette ballroom at the Valley River Inn, located at 1000 Valley River Way in Eugene. Costumes are encouraged for adults and children alike. There will be a bouncy house, magician, balloon maker, decorate your own cookies, carnival games, prizes, pizza, sliders, nachos, popcorn, Halloween candies and much more. Admission is free. Raffles tickets for $1 will be for sale with all proceeds going to Pearl Buck Center. It happens Oct. 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call 541-341-3464.
Trick-or-Treat at Springfield City Hall
Kids can go from department to department, including the library. The free event runs from 3:30-5 p.m. Jay Frasier, a magician and balloon artist, will also be on hand to add to the fun.
Stores at Gateway Mall will be open for trick-or-treating from 6-9 p.m.
Skateworld will be open for its Halloween Skate from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. It costs $3.75 per skater. Prizes will be given for the best costumes.
Shops in downtown Corvallis will be open for kids to trick-or-treat on Wednesday, October 31, 2-6 pm. There will also be a costume contest at Karl Maasdam Photography (517 SW 2nd St, Suite 101). Visit during the event to have a photo taken and enter the contest. Winning entries will receive a DCA Gift Certificate, that you can spend like cash at any participating DCA-Member business!
Philomath Downtown Association is hosting a trick-or-treating event on Main Street. It happens Wednesday, October 31 from 3-5 p.m. Main Street between 12th St and 14th St. There will be decorated vehicles, children’s activities and a photo booth area. Fifteen businesses are participating.
One of Roseburg’s longest running events happens Wednesday starting at 5:30 p.m. Children will parade down Jackson Street from Douglas Avenue to Lane St. and then turn back and trick or treat back down the street.
Canyonville’s 10th Annual Haunted House
The annual Haunted House in Canyonville will be open in Pioneer Park Wednesday from 6 p.m. to midnight. A less scary version is open 4-6 p.m. It costs $7 to get in. Kids 10 and under get in for free. Also, enjoy haunted movies in the park for free from 6-9 p.m. For more information call 541-637-9944.