South Florida Halloween event guide

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From scariest to the happiest of Halloween festivities here is your South Florida Halloween Guide. Each event is organized city by city.

Boca Raton

Boca Boo Days

When Where What
Oct. 20, 21, 27 & 28 Sugar Sand Park Community Center Shriek Week
Oct. 26 Sugar Sand Park Community Center Shriek Week LITE NITE
Oct. 27 Spanish River Library Corny Sue & The Farm Show
Oct. 27 Downtown Library Brent Gregory Magical Halloween Show
Oct. 27 James A. Rutherford Community Center Trick 'Em, Treat 'Em Costume Party
Oct. 28 The Swim Center Monster Mash!
Oct. 28 Patch Reef Tennis Center Tennis Halloween Party
Oct. 28 The Racquet Center Freaky Friday Halloween Party
Oct. 29 Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Halloween In the Garden

Boynton Beach

The Boynton Beach Boo Bash
Come to the mall for safe trick-or-treating, games, bounce houses, hayrides, games and more.

The Boynton Beach Mall
North Court
Tuesday, October 31 from 5 pm to 8 pm

Fort Lauderdale

Halloween Themed Skate Night
Join Xtreme Action Park for a special Halloween Edition of its Classic Sunday Rewind Adult Skate Night featuring The Beach 102.7’s DJ Holiday spinning live all night. The themed costume party is open to all adults 18 and older and attendees are encouraged to dress in their best retro 70’s or 80’s costume and enjoy a thrilling night of throwback-style roller skating.  $5 drink specials will be available at Xtreme’s Rink Side Bar. Prizes for best costume include Rockfest 80’s concert tickets and will be awarded as follows:
·         Best 70’s costume wins Rockfest 80’s Sunday Tickets featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd, Outlaws, Lita Ford and more!
·         Best 80’s costume wins Rockfest 80’s Saturday Tickets featuring Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, CheapTrick, Sebastian Bach and more!
·         Overall Best Costume wins VIP Tickets to Rockfest 80’s Saturday and Xtreme Gift Card Prize!

Sunday, October 29 from 7 pm – 10 pm
Xtreme Action Park
5300 S Powerline Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
 

Fort Pierce

Happy-Ween
There's nothing scary about this party! Just fun and happy times for all.  Children are encouraged to wear their happiest costume and enjoy a night of games, music prizes, candy and more.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for this free event.

The Lincoln Park Community Center
Friday, October 27 from 6 pm - 8 pm
1306 Avenue M
Fort Pierce, FL
772-462-1788

Jupiter

Fiesta De Los Muertos
Calaveras Cantina's fun begins on Saturday, October 28 starting at 10 pm with a live DJ and a $200 award for Best Costume. Enjoy drink specials including $5 margaritas, $6.50 Tito’s mules and $4.50 draft beers.

Halloween Party
Join us in our new Ibis Room for the best Halloween Party in Jupiter! Dress up and win big! $67 per person, including gratuity and tax. Must be 21+ of age. For additional information contact 561-273-6622.

Grand Celebration includes:
4.5 hour open bar
Live entertainment
Themed cocktails and food stations
Costume Contest up to $1000 value!
- 1st Place: 3-night stay at the hotel ($1000 value)
- 2nd Place: 2-night stay at the hotel ($750 value)
- 3rd Place: 1-night stay at the hotel ($375 value)

Sat, Oct 28, 2017, 8:30 PM – Sun, Oct 29, 2017, 1:00 AM 

House of the Haunted Lodge
Spooky and fun "Halls of Fright."
More than 100 students, composed of 13 groups, from local participating schools, will be volunteering for community service hours by staging, decorating, and dressing up to put on their year's Halloween extravaganza.

Jupiter Elks Lodge
10070 West Indiantown Road
Jupiter Farms, Florida
Friday October 27 and Saturday October 28 from 7 pm to 10 pm.
Adults $7
Students $5
$1 off with canned good or facebook check-in.

Palm Beach Gardens

Spooky Soirée
The Halloween event will include trick-or-treating at participating stores, a costume contest, haunted photo opportunities, and much more. Each adult guest will receive a complimentary, Halloween-themed cocktail from BRIO Tuscan Grille. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

The Gardens Mall
Friday, October 27 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm

Port St. Lucie

Super Spooky Halloween Dance
This dance and Halloween party is for Special Recreation participants ages 15 and older. Cost is $5 per person in advance and $6 at the door. For more information, please call 772-878-2277.

Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd
Wednesday, October 18 from 6 pm to 8 pm

Haunted Happenings 
Spooktacular party that will include dancing, games, candy and fun contests. The cost is $5 per person.

Port St. Lucie Community Center
Friday, October 20 from 6 pm to 8 pm 
 
Haunted House Time

Port St. Lucie’s youngest residents can enjoy a morning of not-so-scary Halloween fun. This event will have Halloween snacks and lots of spooky fun. Kids, remember to wear your costumes, and parents remember to bring your camera. Participation by parents is greatly encouraged. This is a drop-in program, no pre-registration. This event is for children ages 1 to 5, with a parent or guardian. The cost is $3 per child.

Minsky Gym
750 SW Darwin Blvd.
772-344-4142
October 26 from 10:30 am to noon

2017 Fall Fun Fest

Festival-goers will enjoy a weekend of live music, entertainment, a variety of traditional carnival food and midway carnival rides. This year’s festival also will feature the first Port St. Lucie’s Got Talent show, so make sure to check out the live entertainment acts throughout the weekend. Admission is free and wristbands for rides cost $20, or $1 per ticket.

Port St. Lucie Civic Center
Friday, October 26 from noon to 11 pm
Saturday, October 28 from 1 pm to 7 pm
Sunday, October 29 from 1 pm to 7 pm

Bootanical Halloween
This year is bigger and better than ever, and for the first time, will feature haunted hayrides. Come in costume and trick or treat in the secure and serene Gardens. This event is free and open to children 0 to 13 years old and their families. Children must be accompanied by an adult, no drop-offs. Spend Halloween night trick-or-treating among nature at on Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Port St. Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens
2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd.772-337-1959.

West Palm Beach

Boo at the Zoo
Enjoy 6 days of Boo at the Zoo now in its 19th year. It's a fun, safe, not-so-scary, Halloween experience for your kids! Enjoy trick-or-treating, Costume Character Meet-N-Greets, Kids Costume Contests, Kids DJ, crafts and MORE! 
 
Special Evening Hours Fridays & Saturdays with trick-or-treating during these times:
 
10/20 10 am-4 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm
10/21 10 am-4 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm
10/22 10 am-4 pm 
10/28 10 am-4 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm
10/29 10 am-4 pm 
10/30 10 am-4 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm

Clematis by Fright
Known for its famed costume contest – this family-friendly event, which adds a frightful twist on the weekly Clematis by Night concert series will feature live music by the Miami-based Latin/Funk sensations, The Spam Allstars. Free kids’ activities range from hayrides to face painting, and a costume contest for all ages, with a chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Clematis by Fright takes place on the

West Palm Beach Waterfront
Thursday, October 26, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Halloween Movie Night
Come out to The Blind Monk from 7 pm to midnight to see It (1990 version) and Killer Klowns from Outer Space on the big screen. For more information, visit www.theblindmonk.com. The Blind Monk is located at 410 Evernia Street.

Halloween Party at The Butcher Shop Beer Garden and Grill
Join The Butcher Shop for its first annual Halloween party from 7-11 p.m. Enjoy live music, a costume contest for kids and adults and drink and food specials all night long. The Butcher Shop is located at 209 6th St.

Mask & Mayhem
Hilton West Palm Beach is throwing a Phantom of the Opera-themed ball, celebrating dance, delicacies and disguise. Chef Miguel Santiago will prepare an extravagant menu of hors devours complimenting the flavors of South Florida in autumn. If you dare, sample the signature cocktails of the evening, including the Poison Apple, a mix of Vanilla Vodka, Cointreau, sour apple, lemon and champagne with smoking dry ice. Adam Lipson, the hotel’s “Vegan DJ” will complement the evening with classic tunes and local favorites. Friday at 8 p.m. Additionally, the hotel is throwing a spooky Poolside Halloween Brunch[facebook.com] with candy and treats costumes and drinks...it's brunch filled with Halloween fun! Costumes welcome, trickery encouraged. Saturday at 11 a.m

MASS The Witching Hour Halloween Weekend at Respectable Street
Spend your Halloween weekend at Respectable Street! Enjoy music from DJ Sideshow, Anthony Stuart, Danxiety and Paul Klov. Winners of the costume contest will receive tickets to an up and coming concert at Respectable Street. There is no cover and doors open at 10 p.m. Respectable Street is located at 518 Clematis St. For more information, visit www.sub-culture.org.

Moonfest 2017
South Florida’s largest Halloween event, Moonfest, will return to the streets of Downtown West Palm Beach for its 25th year on Saturday, Oct. 28. Tickets to the inimitable Halloween street party are now available for purchase for revellers ages 21 and older only. General Admission is $10. A Haunted House Pass is $8. Pricing for the VIP area is $75 which includes a private tent, premium liquor and beer, along with a food spread. For more information, visit http://www.moonfest.me

Phantom 5k, Monster Mile and Devil Dash
The Phantom Run and Monster Mile are for adults, students and “Senior Sneakers” 65 and up. The Kids Devil Dash is for kids 7 and younger. To add to the fun, participants are encouraged to wear costumes. Proceeds benefit Quantum House, a caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for families whose children are receiving treatment in Palm Beach County for a serious medical condition.

When: Sat., Oct. 28

– Registration opens at 6 a.m. Phantom 5K - 7:30 a.m., Monster Mile - 8:45 a.m., Kids Devil Dash - 9 a.m., Awards Ceremony - 9 a.m., Stores open at 10 a.m.

Where: Palm Beach Outlets, 1751 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, West Palm Beach

Description: Hundreds of people are expected to take part in the Phantom 5K, Monster Mile and Devil Dash. For more information and to register for any of the races, log onto register.racepartner.com/PhantomRun. Online registration closes on Oct. 27 at noon.

Scarecrow Festival and Contest at the Historical Society of Palm Beach County
The Scarecrow Festival features kids’ activities, arts & crafts, live music, food, agriculture booths, and the renowned Scarecrow competition. Holding with tradition, the courthouse lawn will be filled with fall family activities such as mini- pumpkin decorating, a haystack hunt for treats, face painting, corn shucking, and crafts. Inside the Johnson History Museum, docents will lead tours of the new exhibition, “Shipwreck: Discovering Lost Treasures.” The all-inclusive admission is $10 per person (children under 3 are free); proceeds help provide free education programs and field trip transportation to local schools. The family event is held on the grounds of the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum at the Historic 1916 Court House from 2-5 p.m. For more information, visit www.hspnc.org.

Stranger Things Halloween Party at Respectable
An '80’s themed Stranger Things Halloween Party at 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. Respectable Street is located at 518 Clematis St. For more information, visit www.sub-culture.org.
WPB Zombie Crawl 2017
Friday, October 27 is the 6th annual WPB Zombie Crawl 2017 in Downtown WPB! This is going to be the biggest and best Zombie Crawl yet. Tickets include complimentary admission to all venues all night, no cover to Roxy’s Rooftop after party, 5 free drinks at 5 venues, collector cup and entry to $1000 costume contest (cash and prizes). Venues confirmed are Banko Cantina, Monarchy Nightclub, Pawn Shop Lounge, Roxy’s and Roxy’s Rooftop. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. at Roxy’s Pub till 8 p.m. where you receive your bracelet and cup for the crawl. The crawl officially starts at 7 p.m. Costume contest will take place at Roxy's Rooftop during the afterparty. For more information, visit www.downtownwpb.com.

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