Halloween 2019

Parties, Parades & Pumpkin Patches

PRESENTED BY 904 HAPPY HOUR

There’s no party quite like a Jax Halloween party. Feast on tricks, treats & munchkin delights with our 2019 Halloween Guide, presented by 904 Happy Hour’s Beaches Oktoberfest. Read below for our featured event listings, then visit our listings of local pumpkin patches, costume stores & candy buy back programs.

904 Happy Hour’s Beaches Oktoberfest. The Beaches Oktoberfest is Florida’s largest annual Oktoberfest. The two-day festival held in the heart of North Florida at the Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion. The family friendly festival boasts a large variety of German beer, performances daily by national performing acts, food trucks, a 110+ ft ferris wheel, arts & crafts vendors, kidzone, games & activities and so much more. We look forward to seeing you October 12-13 at this year’s festival!

Jacksonville Symphony. Spooktacular is back and spookier than ever! Join us for a Halloween concert that’s fun for the whole family. Come dressed in your Halloween costume for a costume contest, trick-or-treating, spooky crafts and our Instrument Zoo – an interactive, hands-on experience with all the instruments of the orchestra. The fun starts Sun, Oct 20 at 3pm. Pre-concert activities begin at 2pm.

Burnt Glassworks. Burnt Glassworks offers hands-on glassblowing experiences, and has some special pumpkin workshops for this Halloween season. Come into the studio and choose your colors, then work one-on-one with a professional glassblower to create your unique glass pumpkin. Prices start at $35 and children 8 & up are welcome to participate.

Hemming Park Fall Family Day. Join us in Hemming Park for free fall family fun on Sat, Oct 12 from 11am-3pm. We’ll host food trucks, vendors, a pumpkin patch, a petting zoo and more! Click here for details.

Hemming Park Halloween. Visit Hemming Park during Downtown Vision, Inc.’s “Trick or Treat on the Street” on Oct 31 from 11am until 2pm. Enjoy food trucks, music, Halloween treats and more! Click here for details.

St. Marys Railroad. Ride the rails to Hotel Transylvania and help show the Little Werewolf how to be a good monster. Fun Halloween entertainment all along the way. Appropriate for all ages. Trains depart from Theatre by the Trax, St. Marys, GA at 10am, 12pm 2 pm & 4 pm Oct 19 & 26. Discounts available for groups of ten or more by calling 912-729-1103. Click here for tickets and more information.

Sykes Family Farm. We combine a 9-acre corn maze full of “cornfusing” twists and turns, Pumpkin Patch, live entertainment and lots of farmtastic family fun. Mix it all together and you have “Agritainment.” Enjoy jumping on our jump pads, visiting the animals, picking and painting pumpkins, riding through the fields on the hayride, a variety of delicious snack vendors and more! 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.

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tue15oct10:00 amtue12:00 pmPumpkin Painting Party @ Sensory Towne Price: $15 Ages: All ages

tue15oct3:00 pmtue5:00 pmTeen Halloween Mask Making @ Regency Square Branch Library Price: Free Ages: Teens

tue15oct3:00 pmtue7:00 pmPumpkin Patch Extravaganza @ Spring Glen UMC Price: Free Ages: All ages

tue15oct5:30 pmtue7:00 pmMake a Ghostly Yard Decoration @ Bolts & Bytes Maker Academy Price: $29 Ages: 9-16

tue15oct5:30 pmtue7:30 pmFall Festival 2019 @ Chick-fil-A - St. Johns Town Center Price: Free Ages: All ages

tue15oct6:00 pmtue10:00 pmCornfusion and fun Corn Maze @ Sykes Family Farms Price: Various Prices Ages: All ages

wed16oct11:00 amwed3:00 pmThrills and Chills @ Main Library Branch Price: Free Ages: All ages

wed16oct4:00 pmwed5:00 pmArtrageous: Halloween Slime @ Southeast Branch Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

thu17oct5:30 pmthu7:30 pmFall Festival @ Greenfield Elementary School Price: Free Ages: All ages

thu17oct6:30 pmthu10:00 pmSpooktacular @ Jacksonville Zoo Price: $12 Members; $14 Non-Members Ages: All ages

fri18oct5:00 pmfri10:00 pmFall Festivl @ Amazing Grace Family Farms Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

fri18oct6:00 pmFall Festival @ Crossroad Church Price: Free Ages: All ages

fri18oct7:30 pmHaunt Nights @ Adventure Landing - Jacksonville Beach Price: $27.99 Ages: 12+

sat19octAll DaysatFeaturedHalloween Express @ St. Mary's Railroad Price: Open-Air Car Adults, $17; Children under 12, $1l Ages: All ages

sat19oct2:00 amsat7:00 amHalloween Doors & More @ Jacksonville Fairgrounds Price: Free Ages: $100 Adult; $50 Child; Free Kids (0-2)

sat19oct9:00 amPumpkin Patch @ Christ United Methodist Church Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

sat19oct10:00 amsat12:30 pmFall Festival and Costume Party @ Beaches Town Center Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat19oct10:00 amsat8:00 pmFeaturedPumpkin Workshops @ Burnt Glassworks Price: Various Prices Ages: Ages 8+

sat19oct10:00 amsat11:00 amMommy & Me Halloween Hand print Event @ Color Me Mine - Jacksonville Price: $21 Ages: All ages

sat19oct10:00 amsat10:00 pmFall Festivl @ Amazing Grace Family Farms Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

sat19oct10:00 amsat2:00 pmGather + Give @ Congaree and Penn Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

sat19oct10:00 amsat2:00 pmFamily Fun Day @ Christ United Methodist Church Price: Free, pumpkins begin at $1 Ages: All ages

sat19oct11:00 amsat2:00 pmFall Festival 2019 @ Murray Hill United Methodist Church Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat19oct11:00 amsat12:00 pmFall Festival @ San Marco Branch Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat19oct3:00 pmsat7:00 pmTrunk or Treat 2019 @ St. Patrick's Episcopal Church Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat19oct4:30 pmsat6:30 pmTrunk or Treat @ Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church Price: Free Ages: All ages

sun20oct3:00 pmsun4:00 pmSpooktacular @ Jacksonville Symphony Price: Starts at $10 Ages: All ages

sun20oct3:00 pmFeaturedSpooktacular @ Jax Symphony Price: Varies, check website for ticket prices Ages: All ages

mon21oct6:00 pmmon8:00 pmTeen Horror Movie Night @ Pablo Creek Regional Library Price: Free Ages: 12-18

wed23oct3:30 pmwed5:30 pmThe House With a Clock in Its Walls: Interactive Movie @ University Park Branch Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

fri25oct5:00 pmfri5:45 pmTricks 4 Treats @ My Gym Jacksonville Price: $15.99 per child Ages: 2-9

sat26octAll DaysatFeaturedHalloween Express @ St. Mary's Railroad Price: Open-Air Car Adults, $17; Children under 12, $1l Ages: All ages

sat26oct3:00 pmsat5:00 pmTrunk or Treat @ Brentwood Branch Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat26oct4:00 pmsat8:00 pm3rd Annual Murray Hill-O-Ween @ Downtown Jacksonville Price: Free Ages: All ages

sun27oct7:00 amsun10:00 am20th Annual Pumpkin Run 5K and 10 Mile @ Jacksonville Historical Society Price: $25-$35 Ages: All ages

sun27oct4:00 pmsun6:30 pmTrunk or Treat & Chili Cookoff @ Christ United Methodist Church Price: Free Ages: 5-10

tue29oct3:30 pmtue5:30 pmScary Stories & Podcasting @ Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Price: Free Ages: 12-18

tue29oct6:00 pmtue7:30 pm3rd Annual Trick or Treat in the Library @ Argyle Branch Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

wed30oct11:00 amwed12:00 pmPreschool Halloween Party @ Beaches Branch Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

wed30oct3:00 pmwed4:00 pmPumpkin Decorating @ Pablo Creek Regional Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

wed30oct4:00 pmwed6:00 pmHalloween Escape Room @ Highlands Regional Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

wed30oct4:30 pmwed6:30 pmMain Teen Halloween Party @ Main Library Branch Price: Free Ages: 12-18

wed30oct6:00 pmwed8:30 pmHighlands Halloween Horror Night Movie @ Highlands Regional Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

thu31oct11:00 amthu2:00 pmFeaturedHalloween @ Hemming Park Price: Free Ages: All ages

thu31oct3:00 pmthu5:00 pmHalloween trick-or-treat scavenger hunt @ University Park Branch Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

thu31oct4:00 pmthu5:00 pmHalloween Mystery Game @ Dallas Graham Branch Price: Free Ages: All ages

thu31oct4:00 pmthu6:00 pmHalloween Spooktacular @ Pablo Creek Regional Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

thu31oct4:30 pmthu5:30 pmKids' Movie: Hocus Pocus @ Main Library Branch Price: Free Ages: 5-12

thu31oct4:30 pmthu5:30 pmScary Stories to Tell in the Dark @ Brentwood Branch Library Price: Free Ages: All ages

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