Today is Halloween, so don't be afraid to try one of these events:
Haunted Angelus House: There's a 40-foot pirate ship and pirate haunt with hayrides, a monster midway, a one-mile haunted trail and a haunted cemetery on 25-acres of land at 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson. 6:30 p.m. $12–$25. (727) 364-2868.
Gulfport Doggie Halloween Party: A party with dog treats and a dog costume contest for prizes. 6 p.m. at the corner of Beach Boulevard and 29th Avenue S in Gulfport. Free. (727) 323-3892.
Gulfport Halloween Bash: Older kids can roam the Frightful Haunted House of Nightmares, while tots check out the tame boo room. There's also a costume contest, games, treats and a snack shack. 7 p.m. at Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Free. (727) 893-1068.
Boo Bash: Community Halloween event with interactive areas for kids including games, hayrides, a haunted house and plenty of candy. 5:30 p.m. at Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. Free. (727) 467-4457.
Radley Haunted House: This is no ordinary neighborhood haunt. Now in its sixth year, the elaborate house explores the dark roots of the Radley family tree. 8 p.m. at 3900 19th St. N, St. Petersburg. $4. (727) 420-5593.
Haunted Cemetery: Hellview's evil spills out into Northeast St. Petersburg with a maze of fog, lasers, special effects, strobes, enclosed spaces and more, suggested for ages 10 and older. Trick or treaters welcome tonight. 7 p.m. at 510 49th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 525-2139.
Halloween Spree: The museum offers trick-or-treating, apple bobbing, a costume parade, a visit from the Sid the Science Kid from PBS Kids and $5 admission for everyone. 4:30 p.m. at Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa. (813) 443-3861.
Halloween Carnival: There's a spooky haunted house, costume contest, games, prizes and candy. 6:30 p.m. at Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave. N, Oldsmar. Free. (813) 749-1260.
Chic-a-Boo: Chic-a-Boom Room and Blur throw this Halloween party with dancing to music by DJ Chris Craze and a costume contest with cash prizes. 8 p.m. at Chic-A-Boom Room, 319 Main St, Dunedin. $6.66. (727) 736-0206.
Undead Film Festival: The spooks invade the theater in this series of five-minute zombie films. 8 p.m. at Centro Ybor 20, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $5. (813) 242-0664.
Capitol Cult Film Series; Halloween: Holiday-themed screenings don't get much more perfect than a screening of John Carpenter's 1977 slasher film on Halloween. 8 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $5. (727) 791-7400.
Halloween Night at the Museum: Get into the Halloween spirit with story time and art activities at the museum. Recommended for ages 3 and older. 3 p.m. at Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. $5, children free. (727) 784-3332.
It's a Malina Halloweena: Dress as your favorite composer, instrument or musical note or whatever you love about music at this themed event featuring conversation and a piano performance by maestro Stuart Malina. Includes hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Benefits the Florida Orchestra. 7 p.m. at Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor. $50 (reservations required). (813) 885-9792.
Free admission to Dinosaur World: Children ages 3 to 12 wearing Halloween costumes get free admission to Dinosaur World. Opens at 9 a.m. at 5145 Harvey Tew Road, Plant City. $14.95 adults. (813) 717-9865.