It’s almost that time of year again where spooky pumpkins align doorsteps, candy is considered a full course meal and everyone is seemingly dressed up as a vampire or a zombie! Halloween is a favorite time of year for many and PCB is the perfect place to “creep it real” while you celebrate with your friends and family! Here are a list of Halloween events to take the family to or enjoy out with friends:
Gulf World is celebrating Halloween all month long! Enter the ghostly and ghoulish marine world where you don’t want to miss the Halloween shows. The dolphins are experiencing a bunch of hocus pocus, the birds are going through a series of feathered and unfortunate events, and the sea lions are taking you on a pirate adventure! Mermaid Mondays and Witches Wednesdays are daytime activities from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm throughout October. Wicked Wednesdays, Gulf World’s new after hours event, includes a HAUNTED HOUSE, glow in the dark Halloween dance party, and activities for kids.
Win a peculiar prize from the Trick-or-Treat Tree at Ripley's Believe or Not! Just visit our Odditorium* in your Halloween costume between October 26th and 31st, and you’ll get to pick a pumpkin from theTrick-or-Treat Tree! Inside the pumpkin, you’ll find vouchers good for two-headed plush animals or other unique prizes! While you’re there, grab some creepy candy or seasoned insects to surprise your trick-or-treaters! Visit theWax Hands studio to make custom Halloween decorations and gifts!
From 10am-4pm on October 26th-27th, kids can party like an animal with games, prizes, candy and more. Hint: everyone in a costume receives a prize!
Trunk or Treat
Bring all of your friends and family out for a free night of fun at Woodlawn UMC on October 30th where you can enjoy a night of games, movies on the lawn, fun costumes and lots of halloween candy!
Pier Park’s Spooktacular will feature multiple trick or treating pit-stops courtesy of mall retailers, a pet parade costume contest, complimentary sweet treats, live entertainment, giveaways and additional interactive activities. This event will take place on October 31st from 5:15pm – 9pm with trick or treating beginning at 6pm along Pier Park Drive.
Local businesses and community partners will fill The Grand Theatres lobby for some trick-or-treating, crafting, and family fun on Saturday, October 19th. Save the date to show off your little one's best costume, snag some sweets, and maybe even treat your crew to a morning at the movies, with movie beginning at 1pm.
Want to have an early celebration of your own with some friends? Join hundreds of others who will be having a “fang-tastic” time at the annual Brew ‘n’ Boo Halloween Beer Festival at Pier Park on October 26th where you can sample of dozens of beers from local and national breweries while enjoying live music!
After you’ve eaten all of the halloween candy you and your kiddos had left, head over to the Toys for Kids Annual Halloween Bash at Spinnaker Beach Club on November 1st where you can dance the night away and have a chance to win their costume contest that has over $600 in cash and other prizes this year!