Boo Bash!

Featuredsat22oct(oct 22)9:00 ammon31(oct 31)5:00 pmBoo Bash!Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia

Event Details

Your little ghosts, dinos, superheroes, and princesses will have a spooktacular good time at the Hands On Children’s Museum during their Boo Bash, Halloween-inspired fun and exciting activities without the fright, October 22 – 31, Monday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm and Sundays 10 am – 5 pm.

Boo Bash Activities

Special event activities 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Activities vary depending on the day of the week and may be added at any time. See the online event calendar for dates and times. Online reservations recommended.

  • Navigate the spooky straw bale trail
  • Explore skeletons galore in the bone bonanza room
  • Decorate a mini pumpkin
  • Find long-lost gold and gems at the ghostly gold mine
  • Discover the science of food fungi and microscopic decomposers at moldy marvels
  • Make a mini ghost & fly it through the Airways Maze
  • Pound golf tees into pumpkins
  • Celebrate bats in the Art Studio with your own unique design
  • Build a haunted house and add it to the spooky town
  • Make a ghost puppet
  • Press, grind, and smash seeds and grain
  • Go on a scavenger hunt
  • Silkscreen a treat bag (for an additional fee)
  • Join the costume dance party

Weekends Only

  • Press apples into cider
  • Watch exciting demos by Dr. Science

Sensory-Friendly Boo Bash

Special Boo Bash activities for families of children with sensory sensitivities will be available October 23
& 30 during their normal Sensory Friendly Hour (9-10 a.m.). A sensory friendly room is also available Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. during
Boo Bash.


Boo Bash is proudly sponsored by Hanson Subaru.

Activities are sponsored by YoungSpines, Trader Joe’s, ThurstonTalk, Rutledge Family Farm, and DoubleTree byHilton.



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