2019 Halloween Guide
Parades, Parties & Pumpkin Patches
There’s no party quite like a Broward Halloween party. Feast on tricks, treats & munchkin delights with our 2019 Halloween Guide, presented by Flamingo Gardens. Read below for our featured event listings, then visit our listings of local pumpkin patches, costume stores & candy buy back programs.
Flamingo Gardens. Fall into the spirit of the Autumn season during the Harvest Festival at Flamingo Gardens featuring a different theme each weekend. The four weekend festival features free hayrides from 10am – 4pm, pumpkin patch and free decorating station, theme costume contests, bounce houses, live character interactions, “The Movie Garden: Scary Plants in the Movies” exhibit in the Gallery, DJ Digital Anarchy spinning your favorite songs, games, crafts and activities, food and more for the whole family. Click here for details.
Brightline.Calling all boos and ghouls! Bring your little monster(s) to this Halloween Spooktacular that starts in Fort Lauderdale and leads you to Miami to experience Halloween crafts, games, and performances. All kids will receive a complimentary lunch from House of Mac! Tickets start at $15, book now!
Burr’s Berry Farm. Don’t miss the Family Fun at the Burr’s Berry Farm Harvest Festival! Cooler temperatures and Pumpkin time all month long! Treat the kids to a hay ride, corn maze, pumpkin painting, the Barrell train, a kids activity center that includes huge sizes of shuffleboard, checkers, connect 4, tic-tac-toe, giant Jenga and so much more. Sunflower fields are blooming and ready to be picked. Petting Zoo open weekends 2-4pm. Don’t miss the fun running through October.
City of Margate.The City of Margate’s popular free family Fall Festival is back and the Parks and Recreation Department is ready to host countless families, friends and neighbors for an evening of seasonal fun! The Annual Fall Festival is set for Sat, Oct 26 from 6-11pm at the Margate Sports Complex. There will be a concert featuring the Rodeo Clowns Band, a haunted house created by the Margate Police and Fire Explorers, line dancing, pony rides, petting zoo, costume contests for all ages, carved pumpkin contests (bring your own, already-carved pumpkin), scarecrow building contest, interactive programs for young children, craft vendors, and food vendors. Click here for details.
Hollywood CRA. Join us for family friendly fun and activities at the Hollyweird Halloween Downtown Hollywood Block Party on Oct 26. There will be family activities like Trick-or-Treat Street from 6-9pm with candy & prize stations, balloon twisters, face painting, DJ, costume contest & prizes. After 9pm, the party continues for 21+ crowd with live bands & a costume contest with $10k in cash & prizes. Click here for details.
City of Pompano Beach. Join us for the City of Pompano Beach’s Trunk or Treat at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center. Trunk or Treaters will be going from trunk to trunk, collecting candy from vehicle owners who have decorated their vehicles to serve as the backdrop for this family friendly event. “Trunkers” will be asked to decorate their trunk, tailgate, or hatchback and provide candy to the “Treaters.” We look forward to seeing all the little monsters at this new SPOOKTACULAR event!
Museum of Discovery and Science. Calling all ghouls and goblins! Join us for a happy Halloween event filled with fun, not fright! Wear your favorite costume, and enjoy spooktacular activities including making your own trick-or-treat bag, the spooky specimen table, ghoulish gourds, batty bats and oodles of ooze. Mummies, daddies and gremlins, bring your little pumpkins ages 12 months to 6 years olds. This event is free with Museum admission. Oct 31 at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Howl at us with any questions at 954-713-0930 or [email protected].
Pompano Citi Centre. Pompano Citi Centre’s annual Halloween Celebration returns Thus, Oct 31 from 5-7pm. Children 10 and younger are invited to enjoy a magical Wizard Show, Halloween theme activities and giveaways. Candy will be handed out at the Pompano Citi Centre table. Masks are only allowed on small children. Click here for details.
5 Great Halloween Books. We love a great holiday book. Start the festivities early, prep little kids for upcoming fun & relive the merriment after the fact. We love these books for their engaging stories and inviting illustrations. Look for bold colors, silly rhymes & fun characters. Click here to check out 5 great Halloween books for toddlers.
Pumpkin Patches. Pick the perfect pumpkin at these patches around town. Shop pumpkins, treats and fall decor. Click here to view the complete list.
Costumes. It’s not officially Halloween until you have a great costume. Get creative with your family with these local resources. Hours & availability vary by location, please call to confirm. Click here for details.
Candy Buy Back. On candy corn overload? Save your family a few calories & cavities this year by participating in a Halloween candy buy back program. Bring your candy to the businesses below, walk out with a bit of extra change. Click here for details.