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How One Oregon Couple Creates the Ultimate Halloween Display

Now in its 20th year, Milwaukie's Davis Graveyard is a creepy-wonderful, nationally known destination.

09/11/2018 With Sam Pape and Chris Davis

Trophy Case

Welcome to the Witchiest Shop in Portland

Head to Secret Forest for your wooden wands and Amazonian plant snuff.

09/11/2018 By Zach Dundas

Halloween

Where to Eat, Drink, Trick, and Treat on Halloween

There’s more to the holiday than just candy. We’re talking gruesome ice cream flavors, costumed block parties, and a truly terrifying Guy Fieri–themed dinner.

10/25/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy October with These Local Wellness Events

Run in your best Halloween costume (with dogs!), learn how to fight food waste, and taste the city’s best apples, ferments, and vegan snacks.

09/18/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Find Your Halloween Inspiration Here

Are you more a new condo tower or a zombie fish? The options abound.

09/13/2017 By Zach Dundas

The Shakedown

Is Halloween Really All It's Cracked Up to Be?

Who's scared now?

09/13/2017 By Marty Patail

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 27–30

It's the Halloweekend. From cemetery tours to an oral history of death—with some vaudeville acrobatics for good measure—here's how to keep it spooky.

10/27/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Ko Ricker, Webb Wright, Jason Buehrer, and Fiona McCann

Fright Time

Scary Good: 11 Tricked-Out Ways to Spend Halloween in Portland

From haunted curds to graveyard tours, we bag our favorite local Halloween events.

10/17/2016 By Webb Wright

Fall Day Trips: Hood to Coast

Autumn Leaves to Cranberry Cocktails: 5 Easy Day Trips to Make the Most of Fall

And most within spitting distance of Portland.

09/13/2016 By Ramona DeNies

HUMOR

The Portland Halloween Costume Cheat Sheet

Out of costume ideas? Why not go as an undead Uber driver killed in the Big One? Or a bearded Unipiper paying cash for a house?

09/21/2015 By Marty Patail

EDITORS' NOTE

To Halloween, or Not to Halloween—That is the Question

Our executive editor meditates on the challenges of the ghostly season when it comes to magazine making.

09/21/2015 By Zach Dundas

PDX INDEX

Candy Cravings in Oregon, By the Numbers

As the nation's sweet season approaches—hello, Halloween—we take a look at the state's sugar consumption.

09/26/2014 By Nicole Cordier