It’s Halloween for grown-ups! Dress up, and head out to dance, dine, get entertained and maybe take part in a murder mystery!

October Murder Mystery Cruises
Royal Argosy
Pier 56
1201 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101

Your evening includes a cruise and a three course meal (first course is seated as well as dessert course. Main entrees are set up buffet style with coffee, tea and soda, and a great evening of murder and mayhem!) Upcoming October dates include the following: Saturday, 10/22 or Wednesday, 11/2. Rate: $76/person (Dining Room service charge and applicable taxes additional at time of booking.)

Bring on the Cape May!
(Ghost Tours/Pub Crawl)
Saturday, October 29
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Pike Place Market
Lower Post Alley

The night begins in Lower Post Alley outside of the Alibi Room. Participants pick up their oversized tickets and set out for a night of ghost tours, drink specials, and interaction with “characters” positioned at the different bars in the Market. Your ticket gets you specials at the participating restaurants and bars. You can also just come down for a tour. All tours are adult in content, mixing both the Lust Tour and the Ghost Tour stories. Participants must be over 21 w/ID.

5th Annual Heaven & Hell Halloween Ball
Saturday, October 29
9:00pm – 2:00am
PNK Ultra Lounge
Pacific Place
600 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Dance the night away with the hottest jams by DJ Brett Michaels and DJ Pedro and come dressed in your best Halloween ensemble for a chance to win $300 in the costume contest! Head to the Upper Level for Heaven; Lower Level for Hell.

Black Cat Ball
Saturday, October 22
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
360.652.9611 x4

The Black Cat Ball is a Gala Auction and Gourmet Dinner with more than 500 silent and live auction items, valued from $20 to a few thousand dollars, which will benefit Purrfect Pals rescue, sanctuary, foster and hospice care for homeless cats & kittens. Guests are invited to attend and bid on their favorite items while getting a head start on holiday shopping. Tickets ($100) can be purchased and donations made by visiting the website.

This is Halloween!
Friday – Monday
October 28 – October 31
The Triple Door
216 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

The Can Can Castaways presents their second annual “This is Halloween” spectacular. It’s live music, cabaret, burlesque and film all rolled into one and was inspired by Tim Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas”.

All Hallows Eve
Chateau Ste. Michelle
Saturday, October 29
14111 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072

Get your Halloween costumes ready and head to the Chateau for a casual and dance friendly celebration! DJ Cues will be on hand to spin the hottest beats while Executive Chef Janet Hedstrom prepares some of her favorite appetizers throughout the evening. Of course, there will be Chateau Ste Michelle’s outstanding wines, and maybe a few surprises. Tasteful costumes are encouraged and there will be prizes for most creative, best couple, and scariest. Reservations are required. $60/person.

Dracula – International Ballet Theatre
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
October 21, 22 and 23
Friday, October 28 & Sunday, October 30
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004

International Ballet Theatre celebrates the hallowed season with their annual performance of Dracula!

The Ultimate Halloween Bash 2011
Saturday, October 29
Doors open at 8:00pm
Ages 21 and over
Showbox at the Market
1426 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Over the top costumes! Great Music! Party with the best of Seattle at Seattle’s largest Halloween Bash!

International Ballet Theater’s 2nd Annual Masquerade Ball
Saturday, October 29
El Gaucho Restaurant
450 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

The International Ballet Theater presents the most formal gathering in Bellevue this hallowed season, the 2nd Annual Masquerade Ball. Live entertainment, live music, plenty of dancing, treats for foodies, and fine wine. Wear formal Halloween attire – gowns & suits with masks. Bordeaux and Champagne will be served throughout the night.

Evil Dead: The Musical
October 19 – November 12
4711 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

A musical based on the cult-classic Sam Raimi movies that starred Bruce Campbell. Premise: Five college students are looking for a weekend of fun in a secluded cabin in the woods when they accidentally unleash an evil force that wants to turn them into flesh-eating demons! Not for children under 16.

Bonza Bash Halloween 2011 Masquerade Costume Ball
Saturday October 29
Experience Music Project
325 5th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

The signature Halloween event benefitting The Moyer Foundation. Amazing costumes, gorgeous Venetian-style masks and unquestionably the best party in town! Live DJ, video mixing, costume contest, and VIP Lounge.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Saturday, October 29
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004

Join in full costume and props for two performances only at 8:00pm or 11:00pm. IT’s one of the longest running theatrical film release in history!