Celebrate Fall With These Harvest-Themed Events at the Y
Autumn is in the air, and with the changing of the leaves and appearance of pumpkin spice everything comes a ton of fall events at your local Y. Whether you're looking for games for the whole family, trick-or-treating for the little ones, a 5K run, or just want to play dodgeball in your Halloween costume, there are lots of events happening near you. Events are free to members unless otherwise stated. Check out what's happening at the Y this October:
BREMERTON FAMILY YMCA
Fall Festival | October 27 | 11am-1pm
Come and join us for our Fall celebration! Wear your costumes, bring your family and invite your friends for a few hours of games, snacks, music, dance performances and so much more! Free admission for YMCA members and the community with a valid form of ID.
Halloween Hustle 5K | October 27 | 1pm
Bring your family and friends down to the Bremerton Family YMCA for some Halloween fun. There will be a costume contest followed by a 5k run.
Cost: Free to members; $10 per individual or $20 per family for community members
GORDON FAMILY YMCA
Harvest Carnival | October 25 | 4-7pm
It’s October, which means it’s almost time for our annual Harvest Carnival! Bring the whole family to this free family event at Gordon Family Y from 4-7pm on Thursday, October 25. There will plenty of games, prizes, and more! And family-friendly costumes are encouraged!
Harvest 5k Fun Run | October 27 | 9-11am
Join us for Gordon's first ever Harvest 5K Fun Run along the Puyallup River Trail! We will have some active fun for the whole family with snacks, prizes, and costumes. Adult costume entries receive free long sleeve tech shirts, and strollers and dogs are welcome!
Cost: $20 for adults; $10 for kids; $50 for families (two adults and two kids under the age of 14)
HASELWOOD FAMILY YMCA
Silverdale Halloween Block Party | October 26 | 5:30-8:30pm
Join us for a party like no other! This free and fun family friendly event will have tons of activities, games, and halloween treats for everyone to enjoy! Activities include crafts, games, pumpkin bowling, face painting, bounce house, movies in the pool (bring a swim suit!), black light climbing wall, and more! We'll also have a Trunk-or-Treat, where kids can trick-or-treat from car to car, each with its own theme! Special thanks to Newlife Church for partnering with us on this event.
LAKEWOOD FAMILY YMCA
Candy Corn Carnival | October 19 | 5:30-7pm
Treat yourself by joining us for a Candy Corn Carnival! Play games to win candy and prizes, jump in the bounce house, and more! We encourage you to come dressed in your favorite costume. Ghosts and goblins are invited to stay for open swim in the pool!
Preschool Pumpkin Parade | October 24-26
Come in costume and play at the Y! Preschoolers ages 5 and under and their parents get to play in the gymnastics gym and then go trick-or-treating through the Y! Parent participation required. This year, you have three chances to join the fun:
- Wednesday, October 24 | 10am
- Thursday, October 25 | 11am
- Friday, October 26 | 10:30am
If you can, please help us by donating new, wrapped candy now through October 20.
MEL KORUM FAMILY YMCA
Harvest Festival at Sunrise Village| October 26-27 | 5-8pm
Join Sunrise Village and the Mel Korum Family YMCA from 5-8pm on October 25 and 26 to trick-or-treat, come through the maze, jump in the bounce house and more! Costumes are encouraged. This event is free and open to the community.
MORGAN FAMILY YMCA
Harvest Festival | October 25 | 5-7pm
Fall is in the air! Please join us for our fall festivities, including a pumpkin parade for toddlers and a fun event for the whole family at the Harvest Fest. To ensure all children receive a treat at the Harvest Fest, we will be accepting bags of wrapped candy from October 1-25.
- Pumpkin Parade | October 25, 11:30am
- Harvest Fest | October 25, 5-7pm
- Pumpkin Parade Candy Donations | October 1-25
TOM TAYLOR FAMILY YMCA
Pumpkin Palooza | October 23-26
Come vote for your favorite pumpkin! Our staff will be showcasing their best pumpkin decorating and carving skills. Make sure to stop by during October 23-26 to vote!
Preschool Pumpkin Parade | October 31 | 9am-12pm
Join us this Halloween for our Preschool Pumpkin Parade. We will be handing out treats to the little ones from 9am-12pm, and we will have fun activities for the family, too.
UNIVERSITY Y STUDENT CENTER
Halloween Dodgeball Tournament | October 30 | 6-9pm
Join us for a spooktacular dodgeball tournament on October 30 from 6-9pm. Teams are encouraged to dress up in Halloween costumes and participate. This event is free of charge and open to students and Y members.