Fall is here and now a bunch of Halloween events are underway in the Tampa area and around Florida. Here are some of our best bets. Got another one? Tweet @myQ105.com!
This is a night of spooky fun for the entire family featuring a Hocus Pocus show at Cinderella’s Castle, specials treats, Boo To You parade down Main Street, trick-or-treating around the Magic Kingdom and a new fireworks show. Tickets start at $85 and the event runs select nights through November 1st.
This event coming to the Tampa Convention Center Oct. 31 -Nov. 3 features an enormous room of vendors, a film and tattoo festival, music, celebrity speakers, and more. Single-day passes start at $20 with multi-day and VIP packages available.
Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream celebrates 20 years of screams this year. The annual fright fest runs select nights through Nov. 2.
Forensic Technology invites you to attend their 3rd annual haunted house located in their spooky Largo warehouse! Since inception in 2016, and as Largo, Florida’s original haunted house, the Warehouse of Horrors has raised over $40,000 for local charities in Hillsborough and Pinellas County. This year, proceeds benefit two wonderful Tampa Bay charities: The Mason Dixon Christmas Wish Fund and the Homeless Empowerment Program. Open each evening rain or shine from 6-10pm on the following dates: Friday 10/25/19, Saturday 10/26/19, Sunday 10/27/19, Tuesday 10/29/19, Wednesday 10/30/19.r.
HarvestMoon Fun Farm Maze in Masaryktown is a family experience. Open weekends in the Fall, October 5-November 10th. Activities include a Tampa Bay Lightning themed 5-acre corn maze, jumping pillow that is bigger than most bounce houses, pumpkin patch, cow train, petting farm, food + more!
Our buddy Grady Judd and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office hosts four nights of haunted jail tours this year to benefit United Way of Central Florida. The tours run 6-10:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 25-26. For the younger ones, there will be a separate room for trick-or-treating and games. Tours are $6 donations to United Way.
The Tampa Theatre will host 14 nights of movies and live shows beginning Oct. 18 with the Ghosts of Tampa Theatre Tour and the Last Podcast on the Left live show. Film screenings include “Hocus Pocus,” a live interactive showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Psycho,” “Halloween” and more. Film screening tickets start at $10. General admission for the ghost tour is $15.
This year’s festivities will be held at Green Bench Brewing Co. and will feature pet adoptions, games, food, pet related vendors, training tips, demos, give-a-ways + more! You can also push, pull or carry your furry friend in the most spook-tacular PAWrade of the year for a chance to win prizes.
In its 29th year at Universal Orlando, this event featured 10 haunted houses (“Stranger Things”, “Ghostbusters” + more), 5 scare zones and two shows. The event runs select nights through November 2nd and tickets start at $67.99.
UNDead in the Water is Tampa’s only authentic nautical haunted attraction. The event runs Friday and Saturday nights, including Halloween, through Nov. 2. GA tickets are $15.
Now open in Dade City select nights through November 2nd, it features six haunted attractions in one place! Tickets start at $21.95
This 90-110 minute walking tour, named Number One Ghost Tour in the U.S. by uscitytraveller.com in 2014, takes you through the morgue of the Don Vicente Hotel, The Cuban Club, the Trellis clinic and much more.
Festival dates are Oct. 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27. Alongside the massive corn maze and pumpkin patches are live music, a craft show, scarecrow displays, hayrides, a petting zoo, a butterfly garden, train rides and homemade food and desserts. Parking is $5 and admission is $10. Kids 10 and under are free.
Saturday and Sunday throughout October you can celebrate the spookiest time of the year with trick-or-treating, exclusive character meet and greets and spooktacular treats at LEGOLAND Florida’s Brick Or Treat. This event is included with park admission when you visit on event days!
The family-friendly event at the zoo is back Fridays and Saturdays in October. Zoo members get in free, and general admission starts at $26.95.
Located in Plant City, Sir Henry’s features three haunted trails, an escape game and laser tag along with live entertainment, food vendors and merchandise. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October.