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Spook-Tacular is what happens in BOO-Coda throughout the whole month of October! People are coming from far and wide to visit BOO-Coda and see what kind of spooky fun they can have! From the Scary-Nights Haunted House every Friday and Saturday, to the Hearse Procession and Viewing, Jack-O'-Lantern Pumpkin Carving Contest, Thrill the World Thriller Dance, and SO MUCH MORE - Bucoda, WA is the place to visit in October! Bring your family, bring your friends and have a Spook-Tacular time! BOO-Coda is located just 3 miles outside of Tenino.  Please see the calendar below for a complete listing of all the Spook-Tacular events! See you there.....


BOO-Coda is, by Town Council Declaration, what the Town of Bucoda, WA is called all throughout the month of October! BOO-Coda is a spooky little town, located only 3 miles outside of Tenino.  BOO-Coda comes alive during the month of October to host one of the best Haunted Houses in WA State every Friday and Saturday night, as well as many other family fun events all throughout the month! See the calendar below for  a complete list of events! Even Digger, our  Town's Friendly Undertaker (and Council Member) will tell you that no other place in the County will measure up!

Join In

Would you like to join in and be a part of something bigger and spookier than yourself? Contact us, and we will show you the fun & haunted path! Whether you have questions about an event, would like to volunteer, or even if you want to be a sponsor - we will connect you with the appropriate "spookervisor" and let you know how you can join in!  Just use the "contact us" button available on this page. 

Offical BOO-Coda Milkshake Only Avalible At Eastside Big Tom, 2023 4th Ave. Olympia During Oct.


Kelly's Body Shop

Mills & Mills Funeral Home and Memorial Park

Bucoda Improvement Club

Smart Food Service

Joe's Place

Thurston EDC - STEDI

Gordon Trucking

Tenino Area Chamber of Commerce

Vicki Carr

Experience Olympia & Beyond

Timberland Regional Library

Shop South

Scotty Bs

Food Service of America

• Pine Box Derby (Casket Races) Rules & Information

  Entry Fee $50 Business, $25 Non-profit & Individual 

  • Pine Box Derby (Casket Races) Saturday, October 13, 12:30pm Businesses, Non-profits, High Schools, Government Agencies, friends and families are invited to compete against each other for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Places and dead last, Scariest Casket, Funniest Casket, and Best Costumed Team and Cortege. Race team will      participate in the Hearse Procession at 11am. Click Below for Rules and  entry form.


Pine Box Derby Casket Races Rules and Information 2018 (pdf)


Boo-Coda SPOOK-TACULAR Pumpkin Decorating/Carving Contest

You may enter as many pumpkins as you would like at $4 entry fee per pumpkin.

Parent/Guardian signature required for all solo Pumpkin Carvers aged 13- 17. Parent/Guardian agrees to stay to supervise your carver under 13. Anyone under 18 without a Parent/Guardian may still participate as a Pumpkin Decorator.  

Boo-Coda Spook-Tacular Pumpkin Rules Entry Form and Waiver 2018 (pdf)


Story Telling Rules and Sign-up

Click Link Below to download Ruels and Sign-up Forms

Storytelling Contest Boo-coda Spook-Tacular 2018 (pdf)


Thriller Dance and Lessons

Thriller Lessons held at The Bucoda Community Center second floor.

Thursday October 18th at 6pm

Sunday October 21st at 6pm

Thriller Dance day will be October 27 at 3:00 PM  

12:00pm Registration - makeup
2:00pm Practice / mingle with group 

 2:30pm Deadline for registration of official event
2:35pm Positions of  Performers assigned
2:55pm Zombies in  assigned spots

2:59 All Zombies join in a 60 second countdown

3:00pm Official Thrill the World Zombie Dance Event

3:20pm Trophy winners announced

No upcoming events.

Contact Us


PO Box 10, 101A East 7th St, Bucoda, WA 98530-0010, us

(360) 278-3525 OPT 2