There are so many Halloween Events to choose from in the Tampa Bay area.
Here is a great list of events that are both filled with fun and some fright.
Check out our list and come back and we will be adding more as they become available.
Make sure to check out our Tampa Bay Pumpkin Patches & Fall Festival Guide while you’re here.
Family-Friendly Halloween Events
Cost: Included in the price of admission or membership
Dates: Fridays and Saturdays October 7 – October 29 , Open til 10 p.m.
This new Halloween event will offer a wide-range of activities for all. From youngsters to teens and adults, find eerie adventures for the whole family. Wander into scare zones or encounter animals at night. Party the night away at a ghoulish dance party. No horror or gore, just scares and startles for one & all.
1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, 33884
Cost: Regular Admission prices/Included in membership
Dates: Weekends in October 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 and Halloween 31* 2016
Brick or Treat will be back with more spooky, kooky Halloween fun for kids. Expanded in 2016, the friendly-not-frightening event features trick-or-treating along the Brick or Treat Trail, larger-than-life LEGO models, LEGO build activities, the world’s largest LEGO jack-o-lantern, a scavenger hunt with prizes, and an exclusive, Halloween-themed fireworks show in Pirates’ Cove.
Cost: $7 and up
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 2-3 p.m.
Join Mr. Tommy for a scare-free Halloween Party with monster hits and a jack-o-lantern full of fun! Come in costume…there will be treats!
This year’s annual Halloween event will include carnival games, candy, games, and bounce houses. $1 per person entry. This event is geared towards families 10 and younger, with their families. Costumes are encouraged!
For more information, visit their Facebook event page.
101 Central Park Dr., Largo FL 33771
Cost: Free admission. Wristbands and tickets can be purchased separately. Parking $10 (limited on site). Off-site parking/shuttle free.
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 12-5pm
Largo’s spooktacular includes fun and games for kids 12 and under. Enjoy a trick-or-treat trail (12-4pm only), inflatables, a hay maze, games, music, activities and much more. Bounce houses, a petting zoo and strolling entertainment are just a few of the activities that make this a great event for the whole family.
701 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
Cost: Kids in costume: $10
Adults (12yrs and older): Regular Admission Pricing
Florida Aquarium Members & children under 2 get in free.
Dates: October 29 & 30, 1-5pm
Join The Florida Aquarium for their annual Guppyween Halloween event. Trick-or-treat among over 20,000 sea creatures, making for the perfect family-friendly Halloween event. Entertainment and treats will be provided, so come dressed in your best costume! Become an Aquarium Member and get in free!
October 31 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This spooktackular Halloween Spree is Tampa’s destination for family tricks or treats! Glazer Children’s Museum hosts the premiere safe, indoor, trick-or-treat spot for families on Halloween night. This isn’t your normal trick-or-treat event because it features more than just candy. Families play carnival-style games, win prizes, collect candy from stations, rock out to Halloween tunes and have fun with special guests.
Tickets will be on sale soon.
The events will take place inside the Brandon Mall on Saturday, October 29th, 10am to 3pm
Citrus Park Mall on Sunday, October 30th from 10am to 3pm with our annual Trunk or Treat to follow from 5pm to 7pm on the 3rd floor of the parking garage.
The Fall Fest will feature a main stage with performances by some of the most popular acts in local children’s entertainment as well as activities, games and special guest appearances from our favorite characters, princesses and superheroes. Children are encouraged to dress in costume and as they visit each exhibitor play a game or collect a treat.
Monday, October 31 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Rd.
1854 Oak Grove Blvd, Lutz, FL
Oct. 31st from 6- 8 pm
BOO BASH You’re Invited! Halloween Alternative that is safe and fun for families and children. Lots of Candy–Games–F
Scary Halloween Events
10165 N. McKinley Rd., Tampa, FL 33612
Cost: Special ticketed price, see website
Date: Select nights Sept. 23rd- Oct. 30, 2016
Visit Busch Gardens Tampa for some scary haunted houses and terror at every turn. Not suitable for young children. No costumes allowed.
2. Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad Halloween Train 2016 (Spooky & Non-Spooky options)
16739 Crews Lake Dr, Spring Hill, FL 34610
Cost: $5.00 per person.
Dates: (Friday & Saturday)
October 14 & 15, October 21 & 22 and October 28 & 29 from 6-10 p.m.
This popular annual event is a hit with the entire family at Crews Lake Wilderness Park. Come join on a Spooktacular ride through the Haunted Woods (if you dare). Food vendors will be on hand 7PM – 10PM.
Enjoy a “NOT SO SPOOKY” Matinee Train Ride. This “Daytime” (6pm) Train Ride is suitable for more sensitive family members (no costumed characters or startling surprises), but still features our Halloween decorations and a lovely train ride.
Cost: Ages 13 and up $10.00/each. Ages 12 and under Free!
Dates: Friday, October 22nd and Saturday, October 23, 2016, from 6-10 p.m.
Event includes the Haunted Woods Trail, Coloring Contests, and Family Tram Ride (Tram runs Saturday Night ONLY!). Refreshments will be available and music will be filling the air. There will be a Costume Contest both nights. All ages – 6:00 pm – Prizes! It is a safe alternative to Trick-Or-Treating! Bring the whole family and come walk through our Haunted Woods for a scary, fun time.
7514 Gardner Rd, Tampa, FL 33625
Cost: Free admission. Pay for activities separately.
Dates: Every Friday and Saturday night in October. 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Dress up in your Halloween Costume and enjoy lots of fun activities, including haunted hay rides, pony rides, haunted woods, spooky story telling, and many…read more.
27839 Saint Joe Rd., Dade City FL 33525
Cost: Varies daily. $19.95 and up
Dates: Sept. 23- Nov 5, 2016
Florida’s newest horror park includes six horror attractions all for one price.
701 42nd St. Winter Haven, FL 33881
Cost: Varies. $26.74 and up
Dates: Weekends in October. Night tours begin at 7:30pm
Who said the ghost and goblins only come out at night? Costumed Munchkins are invited to take part in the Halloween Parade and will enjoy lots of Treat Stations hosted by Civic Clubs & Businesses along the route. Tickets are $2 per child to attend, you must have a ticket to participate & be between the
ages of 3-10 years old!
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