This popular annual event returns to John's Pass for its 33rd year and has more than 100 seafood options this year, a Halloween block party, costume contests, arts and crafts, live music, trick-or-treating and children's activities.
The first grouper sandwiches start rolling out at 3 p.m. and from 7 to 11 p.m. things heat up with a huge block party and costume contest for adults with more than $1,000 in cash and prizes doled out. Food vendors, beer trucks and full bar run all night.
Price: Free (food/drink additional).
On select nights through Nov. 1, Universal Studios is transformed into a nightmarish labyrinth of eight haunted houses, multiple street experiences and live shows. Highlights this year are houses based on Halloween, Alien vs. Predator and The Walking Dead. Costumes, make-up and masks are not all …
Remains open until 2 a.m.
Price: $95.99 general, $41.99-$72.99 add on to daily admission ticket, $45.99-72.99 Florida resident.
Ghoulish mermaids take over the state park to present the "Tail of Darkness" show along with a haunted trail, costume and scream contests, a kids' maze, the "Fairest of them All" animal show, a safe house (haunted house), the 'Goblin's Revenge' haunted house, petting zoo and carni …
Price: $6; $4 ages 6-12, 5 and younger free.
Hellview Cemetery is a free local haunted attraction. This year, the disappearance of Madame Oar leaves the power balance in shambles as a new power grows inside Hellview's walls. Donations will be collected for the Florida Bat Conservancy and Child's Play, as well as local non-profit The Kind M …
Busch Gardens' Halloween celebration with haunted houses, scare zones, roller coasters in the dark and spooky live shows. This year brings "Dead Fall," a new haunt in which ghosts of our memories reach into the present to never be forgotten. Remains open until 1 a.m. Not recommended fo …
This elaborate haunted house set up in a residential neighborhood has a new theme: Dr. Radley's Nightmare Machine. Blood will be used in the outdoor, eerie environment and touching is not allowed. Recommended for ages 13 and older. Benefits the Cancer Research Institute.
These "ugly" men sure know how to party and garner hundreds of folks at their annual events and then give all the proceeds away. This year marks the 17th annual Halloween Freakshow, complete with costumes, twisted entertainment and a DJ. The party goes on until 3 a.m..
Price: $15 women, $25 men.
Always one of the biggest costume parties in Tampa, this annual Halloween haunt at Jackson's this year comes with the theme "Something Wicked This Way Comes," including a haunted house, DJ dancing and $5,000 costume contest.
Price: $20, $30 VIP.
"What happens in the graveyard...stays in the graveyard" at this Halloween party with deadly drag shows by Amy DeMilo, Alisa Summers and Trinity Taylor, music by DJ Charles Machado and $1 drinks until 11 p.m.
Parents don't have to buy their children a new costume every year. Just take them and their old costume to the library and trade it for a new one. Don't have a costume to trade? Make a $5 donation and your child can still take home a new costume. Takes place during library hours through Oct. 30. …
Price: Free with costume, $5 without costume.
Bring your children and your pets for photos among thousands of pumpkins and gourds and festive Halloween decorations. Pick out a plump pumpkin or a painted jack-o-lantern to take home. Pumpkin sales benefit homeless pets.
Price: Cost of pumpkins only.
The Halloween themed event includes a chili cookoff (Friday only), pony rides, trick and treats, spooky hay rides, costume contest, petting zoo, bounce house, dancing and crafts. Benefits Kiddy Up Ranch's equine therapy programs.
Price: $1 per car, $3-$5 pony rides, hayrides and carriage rides.
This Halloween themed festival says it has something for everyone -- and they do have a grizzly bear. Put on your trick-or-treat costume and come out for live music, hay rides, face painting, a large variety of cuisine and tons of games and activities for all ages. See a grizzly bear show, costu …
Price: $10, $7 students ages 12-18, $5 ages 4-11, 3 and younger free. Rides additional.
This two-day family friendly event includes inflatable games, a rock climbing wall, arts and crafts, hay rides, trick-or-treating, a kids trail and a spooky trail for children of all ages. Benefits the City of St. Petersburg TASCO Teen Programs.
Price: $5, $1 spooky trail, $1 kids trail, $1 hayride.
Dress like a zombie and get ready to scare the daylights out of patrons at seven Central Avenue area bars. Stops include Green Bench, Enigma, The Burg, Queens Head, Garage, Lucky Star and Georgie's Alibi. Transportation provided for those too rotten to walk. Benefits riders in the Smart Ride to …
Price: $25, $20 with student I.D.
This annual fall festival and Halloween event includes a costume contest, carnival games, a singing scarecrow, moonwalks, balloon art, magician, food, a haunted hayride and spooky cemetery. Costume contest judging begins at 6:30 p.m.
Price: Free (hayride/cemetery/food additional)
Pepper Creek Trail is transformed for a spooky tram ride. A haunted house, costume contests, face painting and games are included. The fundraising event is sponsored by the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park.
Price: $5, $3 ages 12 and younger; $2 haunted house only.