The Haunting of Coupeville

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Scarecrow with skull with a rose in its mouth holding a guitar. It's on a bed matress spring with roses sprinkled about.

A scarecrow looking a bit like a rock star in a “Bed of Roses.”

Scarecrows will be placed outside throughout Coupeville in October.  Pick up a map at the Chamber office starting October 3rd and vote for your favorite scarecrow.

Open Friday and Saturday Starting October 14 – 10 am – 5 pm
Prices: $5 – Children under 8 free
Haunted Nights $10, no children under 8 allowed

This annual family maze through the corn field of Engle Family Farms is a good way to lose yourself in Coupeville.
From 6 – 8:30 pm, the maze will be appropriately “spooked!” (So spooked you have to sign a waiver of liability.)

Park at Ebey Bowl & Diner and enter.

Sherman Pioneer Farms
Daily: 10 am to 5 pm (trolly weekends only)
Terry & Ebey Road

Ready to pick the perfect pumpkin right out of the patch?  How about a squash or even baked goods?   Watch the Trebuchet fling pumpkins for the “Magnificent Munching Moo Cows.”

Giant sunflowers and an old wooden building.

Fall flowers at the market.

10 am – 2 pm
Coupeville Farmers Market
NW Alexander Street, Coupeville

Coupeville’s venerable farmers market takes on a decidedly fall look with late season vegetables. It’s the last chance to buy locally grown produce. There’s also relay races to raise money for Gifts from the Heart Food Bank.
Sherman’s Pioneer Farms
Terry & Ebey Road, Coupeville
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sherman’s Pioneer Farm Presents Curiosity Cabinet of Darness.
Adults and older teens only, please.
$10 per person.
Freeland Hall
1515 Shoreline Dr., Freeland

The Boys and Girls Clubs present a “Boot-Scootin’ Barn Dance and chili cook-off”

To enter your killer chili and more information:

Fort Casey State Park
1280 Engle Rd.
$10 or Discover Pass required for admission.

A family-friendly haunting of Battery Kingbury at Whidbey’s Fort Casey is the main event at this fun feature for the Haunting of Coupeville. There will also be children’s games and
food vendors available.

Pacific Northwest Art School
Birch Street, Coupeville
Noon – 2:00 p.m.

Not with a knife, but with a brush! Bring your own pumpkin to the art school where some basic art supplies will be available along with local artists to help you along in your creative process!
Apple cider and cookies will also be provided.
No carving allowed!

Located next to the Coupeville Chamber
905 NW Alexander St., Coupeville

Each October a mysterious graveyard appears in the middle of Coupeville.  It’s the “Weary Bones Rest Stop Graveyard.”  Carefully pick your way among the head stones and read the en-GRAVE-ings.

Coupeville’s famous pioneer Issac Ebey has gone into hiding. If you find him, turn him in for your chance to win a prize. Clues are published in the Whidbey Examiner.

Front Street Grill
$50 per person
Call 360-682-2551 for reservations

It’s a whodunnit while you eat it!

The dinner features 3-courses with glass of wine or beer.  The mystery is… a mystery.

Sherman’s Pioneer Farms
Terry & Ebey Road, Coupeville
Choose either 2 p.m. or 4 p.m.

Heh, heh, it’s time to use the power tools on a poor, hapless pumpkin!
Sherman’s Pioneer Farms
Terry & Ebey Road, Coupeville
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$5 per person

The haunting is re-styled for families and young children.

Alexander Street between Coveland and Front
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Pumpkins become miniature speed buggies in a display of artistic and mechanical ingenuity and humor.

Downtown Coupeville

  • 4:45 pm – Costume judging at Cook’s Corner Park (9th St. & Main)
  • 5:00 pm – Parade
  • Right after the parade, costume winners announced
  • 5:45 pm – Right after the parade, fun games and activities at the Coupeville Elementary Schoo’s Annual Fall Festival.
  • Evening – Downtown merchants have some surprises in store.
Coupeville Recreation Hall
901 NW Alexander St., Coupeville

$10 suggested donation for those in costume, if you’re not in costume, it $20.  The dance is to benefit Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers.