The Haunting of Coupeville

Throughout October

Halloween is a month-long fright-fest in and around Coupeville. Scary scarecrows and scarier barns, fields, and even Fort Casey are here to "amp-up" your fear factor. There are also fun events for the young kids, with things like pumpkin races and pumpkin fields!

Scary-Crow Trail- Daily Starting October 1

Throughout Coupeville
Coupeville’s “silent sentinels of fall” take up their posts throughout October. Get a map at the Chamber offices or the Coupeville library and vote for your favorite.

  • Wizard of Oz

  • Wicked Witch

Weary Bones Rest Stop Graveyard- Daily Starting October 1

Coveland and Alexander-next to the Rec Hall
It’s a creepy field of headstones that pop up downtown next to the Chamber of Commerce. Have fun with the wording of the gravestones, but don’t laugh, the residents are trying to rest in peace.


Pumpkin Patch and Trolley Ride -
Fridays thru Sundays 10 am - 4 pm in October

Terry and Ebey Road
Weekdays by appointment only. This is great fun for the little ones! Okay, mom and dad will also like the trolley ride out to the field to pick and buy a pumpkin. There’s also a trebuchet to fling pumpkins and yummy baked goods!

Kingfisher Bookstore: A Practical Magic Read-Along -
October 4, 11, 18 at 6 pm

Kingfisher Bookstore
16 Northwest Front Street, Coupeville

It’s the book that started the movie that brought Hollywood to Coupeville 20+ years ago–"Practical Magic." Join up at the Kingfisher Bookstore any of the first three Friday’s in October to talk about the book. Also enjoy a mocktail and nosh from Coupeville’s own bayleaf. Incollaboration with Hey Atlas Creative.

Practical Magic Movie Night
October 25 at 5:30 pm

101 Coveland, Coupeville

Eat great food, drink very special wine, and see "Practical Magic" which was filmed in and around Coupeville 20+ years ago. Seating is limited so reserve today at the bayleaf website here…

Haunted Fort Casey - October 25 & 26

6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Tickets $10 per person, and PRE-PURCHASE IS REQUIRED
1280 Engle Road, Coupeville

An old military fort, with dark recesses that are scary anytime get a haunted makeover. There will also be children’s games and a bounce house. This performance by the Whidbey Playhouse has become one of the most popular Haunting of Coupeville events. Buy tickets here…

Halloween Torchlight Parade - October 26

Downtown Coupeville
The zombies stroll the streets of Coupeville along with assorted witches, ghosts, and other scary types. Parade starts at 4:30 pm.

Coupeville's Great Pumpkin Race - October 27

1 pm
Alexander between Coveland and Front Street, Coupeville

Put wheels on your pumpkin and race ’em down the hill in gourd-to-gourd competition. There are also prizes for Best Crash, Innovation, and Design!