2019 Halloween Guide

Parades, Parties & Pumpkin Patches


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

Miami Seaquarium. Miami Seaquarium will be taken over by ghosts and goblins when the popular Monster Splash Halloween Bash returns Fri-Sun, October 25-27. This year we’re having Halloween themed shows, trick-or-treating, rides and inflatables, Flipper’s dance party, ‘create a scarecrow’ activities, pumpkin patch and much more! Click here for details.

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science. Visit the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science on October 27th for the 3rd Annual Spooky Science Monster Mash, a unique STEAM spin on Halloween with bone-chilling science experiments and creepy, cool encounters throughout the day. Wear your favorite costume and enjoy live science shows, underwater pumpkin carving in the aquarium, animal encounters and more. 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. Admission for the weekdays is $5 for kids and $7 for adults. Weekend price is $8 for kids and $11 for adults. Don’t miss the fun running through October!

City of Homestead. Movies, bowling, and a transit center are coming to Downtown Homestead! The Grand Opening of Homestead Station (4 S Krome Ave, Homestead, FL) is Sat, Oct 26 4-8pm. Enjoy family-friendly activities, food trucks, beer garden, DJ Irie, “March of the Movie Characters” parade, free tours and fireworks!

Jungle Island. Happy Halloween from Jungle Island! This year join us on Oct 26 and 27 for spooky Halloween themed crafts, tricks and make your own good bag treats! Children who wear a costume to enter the park are only $10! Click here for more information.

Mall of the Americas. Mall of the Americas’ annual Halloween Celebration returns Thurs, Oct 31, 5-7pm. Children 10 and younger are invited to enjoy fun games with Gigi the Witch starting at 5pm. Trick or Treating at participating stores while supplies last. Masks are only allowed on small children. Click here for details.

Miami Children’s Museum. Gear up for Halloween at Miami Children’s Museum and visit our infamous Haunted House! Complete with a cabin of curiosities, mirrored wall and the forest from Hansel and Gretel. Open for a limited time only, you don’t want to miss this!. Visit our infamous Haunted House plus join us for trick or treating, spooky science and much more. Click here for details.

Miami Dade College Kendall Campus. Spooky Night, an annual community tradition at Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, is a safe and fun alternative to neighborhood trick-or-treating! Join us for candy, costume contests, games, face painting, arts & crafts, music, and more! Admission is $5 per family, and all proceeds benefit the MDC Student Food Pantry. Click here for details.

Miami Shores Presbyterian Church. The annual MSPCS Pumpkin Patch will begin on Oct 13 and run through Halloween. A community tradition that brings delight for all! Come pick out your perfect pumpkins from the patch on the corner of 96th Street and 6th. We will also have pumpkin baked goods and a photo booth! Admission is free. Click here for days and hours.

Pinecrest Gardens. Pinecrest Gardens is the place to celebrate Halloween. On Oct 11, Family Movie Night will be The Addams Family (1991). Enjoy themed activities and a costume contest. On Oct 27, Paws-4-You celebrates Howl-O-Ween, where the gardens will be haunted by four-legged ghouls and their scary human companions as. The event features tricks and treats, a costume contest, a Doggie Fun Zone Agility course, food, drinks, live entertainment, a spooky Kids’ Zone and pumpkin patch.

Pinto’s Farm. Pinto’s Farm is hosting their annual Pumpkin Patch event September 28- November 3, 2019. Bring the whole family for some Fall Fun at the Farm! Don’t miss out on all the rides, snacks, pumpkin painting, hay maze, shows & more! Click here to purchase your tickets.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Bring the family to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center for Halloween: Night of the Haunted Carnival, a spooky carnival-themed night featuring a haunted house, a kids’ costume parade, food and drink, carnival games, creepy crawly performances, and candy giveaways. Fri, Oct 25, 6:30pm on the outdoor plaza and lawn. Learn more at SMDCAC.org.

Taste Buds Kitchen. Bring your spooky chef to enjoy family bonding with our cupcake workshops and gingerbread fun in our signature Halloween events. 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 more info.


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