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Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum; Portland Parks & Recreation has Halloween Fun!


 Costume Carnivals and Family Festivals at PP&R Community Centers

 (Portland, OR) –

Ghosts and goblins, all rejoice;

Make PP&R your Halloween choice.

For young and old; kids, mom and dad;

The most spooky fun you’ve ever had.

All ‘cross the city, find a destination

And party with Portland Parks & Recreation!



October 18

Harvest Festival

Carnival games and crafts to get you in the Halloween mood.

Friday              October 18    6:30-8:30pm

St. Johns Community Center

8427 N. Central



October 18

Costume Carnival Family Night

Come enjoy Family Night at Matt Dishman Community Center and celebrate the harvest season - crafts, face painting, little one's carnival games, family swim, popcorn and lemonade! Free.

Friday              October 18    6:00-8:00pm

Matt Dishman Community Center

77 NE Knott St.



October 19

Halloween Monster Mash

Get into the Halloween spirit with games and prizes, obstacle course, costume contest, crafts, movie, music, Casper’s Corner (baby garden) and photo fun!

Two different times to choose – preregister to assure your space

#412377  Saturday, October 19   4-6pm

#412379  Saturday, October 19   6:30-8:30pm

Children 1yr & up:

  • ·    Price through 10/18 is $10 and $5 additional children
  • ·    Price on 10/19 is $12 and $6 additional children

Parents and children 11 months & younger are FREE!

Multiple child discount NOT available for online registrations; please phone in or come in and mention discount when registering. Meal available for purchase.

Southwest Community Center

6820 SW 45th



October 19

16th Annual East Portland & Montavilla Costume Carnival!

A great evening of carnival games, face painting & crafts. Tickets are 4 for $1 or choose an Unlimited Game Bracelet for $5 at the door. Bring 2 cans of food for the Oregon Food Bank & receive a maximum of 4 tickets per family for free. Appropriate for preschool & grade school ages with an adult.

Saturday               October 19        5-7:30pm

East Portland Community Center

740 SE 106th Ave



October 25

Halloween Carnival

Dress in your favorite costume for a night filled with ghostly games, frighteningly good food, creepy crafts and many more festive events. Admission is $3 per person (adults and kids) or 4 canned food items per person to be delivered to the Oregon Food Bank.

Friday              October 25    6:00-8:00pm

Mt. Scott Community Center

5530 SE 72nd



October 25

Halloween Monster Mash

The wind is howling and the moon is full: it’s time! Wear your costume to impress friends and scare goblins. Get into the spirit & dance with other sociable ghouls, make creepy crafts, and play bewitching games that only come out once a year.

Friday              October 25    6:00-8:30pm         Free

Peninsula Park Community Center

700 N. Rose Parks Way



October 28

Halloween Spooktacular Carnival & Café

Start your Halloween season off at a fun filled evening for all ages! Proceeds benefit local youth and families. For the kids there is a carnival with lots of games, activities and prizes. Enjoy our café serving burgers, hot dogs, beverages and more. Games are appropriate for kids under 10 years old. Bring 2 cans of food and receive 4 free game tickets. 2 cans of food per person limit. Purchase additional tickets for 4 for $1.

Monday            October 28    6:30-8:00pm

Sellwood Community Center

1436 SE Spokane



October 30

Hillside Halloween Carnival

Bring the kids for some Halloween fun and games

Only $5 per child (or $10 per family) plus tickets. 4 game tickets for $1. Bring 2 cans of food for the Sunshine Division and receive 4 carnival tickets free maximum per child. Presale of tickets begins October 21. Tickets also available at the door.

Wednesday       October 30    6-8pm

Hillside Community Center

653 NE Culpepper Terrace



October 31

Harvest Hoopla

Come celebrate the autumn season with an exciting harvest themed night of fun – crafts, games, facepainting and costume parade!

Thursday          October 31    6-8pm       Free!

Charles Jordan Community Center

9009 N. Foss Ave



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