Gargoyles, goblins and games abound for Halloween


Dark alleys, rain misting and fog creating a layer of mystery along the streets. The month of October is known as the month to kick off fall and holiday festivities. Starting these celebrations there are many upcoming fall events and haunted houses nearby to give off the spooky and Halloween vibe.

13th Door
In Portland there are numerous amounts of different Halloween events and different haunted houses. Located on 8805 SW Canyon Ln. Portland, the 13th Door is voted the most popular of Portland’s haunted houses. The 13th Door is Oregon’s longest individual event. They allow their audience to experience Portland’s Best Haunted Attraction. Including detailed sets, you are bound to become part of the horror as you journey amongst animated creatures and theatrical actors. They are open on Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. until the first weekend of Nov. To wrap up its stay, it is hosting a special event Nov. 1, 2 ,3 and 4 called flashlight terror nights, where are all the lights are off. General admission is $20 and they offer a group rate of six people that costs $100.

Hosted at the Memorial Coliseum at the Rose Quarter, FrightTown gives people a scare through three different haunted houses. FrightTown is described as a whole city block of screams and shock awaiting you in the heart of the city of Portland. There are three immense haunted house, the mind-bending Manor of Madness, the boldly bizarre Baron Von Goolo’s Museum of Horrors and the dark and disturbing Black Box. They are open on Oct. 24-Oct.31, Sun-Thurs 7 p.m.-10 p.m. and Fri 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $20 and there are group prices for 10 people; you must contact the ticket booth at the Rose Quarter in order to purchase tickets. There is a $5 coupon that is offered for any given purchase, good for local fast food restaurants such as Dairy Queen, Bi-Mart and Plaid Pantry. The coupon can also count towards any concert tickets or games hosted at the Rose Quarter.