Oregon Zoo, McMenamins, others still have fun activities on tap as Halloween season draws to a close.

TRIBUNE PHOTO - There are still plenty of haunts happening around Portland. Catch them before they're done for the season.Tired of Halloween happenings yet? Or maybe you're just getting started.

Whatever the case, there's still much going on in the Halloween department around town before the big day, Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Check out a few of these events:

McMenamins Halloween

One of Portland's favorite brands has tons going on, generally speaking, and it's also ramped up its Halloween programming at a number of its locations.

There's an "'80s Video Dance Attack Halloween Party" at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Crystal Ballroom, as well as a number of Halloween parties happening on Saturday, Oct. 28, including at the Wilsonville Old Church & Pub, Gearhart Hotel, Olympic Club, Kennedy School, Old St. Francis School, Anderson School and Edgefield.

On Halloween itself, Tuesday, Oct. 31, kids can go trick-or-treating from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Kennedy School, Grand Lodge or Anderson School.

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'Howloween' at the Oregon Zoo

Children and their families can wander up to the Oregon Zoo in Washington Park between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, and be treated to a fun day of scavenger hunts and educational activities themed to teach kids about animals around the world.

Activities are best suited for children age 2-12, but all are welcome. The cost is free with zoo admission.

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FrightTown is still going on at its location beneath the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N. Winning Way.

While last year's event was more deranged circus, 2017's is more science fiction/research facility-themed, called "Sector 13." Find out more:

Elkridge Estate

This is the last weekend to catch this haunted house presented by Fear Asylum at the Milwaukie-Portland Elks, 1321 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd.

The description online says: "In 1890, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Elkridge built their dream home. By the turn of the century, that dream had become a nightmare."

Reviews online say it's creepy and worth the price. General admission is $15, although you can get $2 taken off with a donation of two nonperishable food items.

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13th Door Haunted House

Called "Oregon's Icon of Fear," the Beaverton haunted house at 3855 S.W. Murray Blvd. offers a number of frightful events, including escape rooms, casket rides and even "Flash Light Terror Nights" on Nov. 3 and 4, when, after Halloween, for $20 per guest, groups will be given a dimly lit LED finger light to explore the "dark passages of The 13th Door." It warns that it's not for the faint of heart. Find out more:

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