Halloween 2021
your guide to family fun

pumpkins, parties, costumes & FUN


Break out the candy corn – it’s time to PARTY! We’ve earned a Halloween filled with loads of treats, costumes and family fun. Check out a master list of goodies with our 2021 Halloween Guide, presented by Zoo Miami.

Note: COVID makes life a bit unpredictable. Please be sure to check with programs about cancellation & refund policies.

Zoo Miami. On October 30 & 31, families with kids are invited to Zoo Miami’s Zoo Boo to trick-or-treat in costume, see animals open Halloween treats, meet special characters and more. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is included with Zoo admission. Buy tickets here.

Mall of the Americas. Join Mall of the Americas for a Halloween Boo Bash on Sunday, October 31st, 1pm-3pm. Little ghouls and goblins 10 and under are invited to enjoy a Magic Show, craft activities and giveaways. Trick-or-Treat candy will be available at participating retailers while supplies last. Costume masks only allowed on small children. Please follow CDC mask guidelines. Click here for details.

Animal EDventure Park & Safari. 2nd annual Walkthrough SPOOKY Safari & Personal Pumpkin Patches Reserve your spot today! Spooky Safari Tours Every Wed – Sun until October 31. Reservations are required as space is limited. $25 per person, free for kids under 2. Click here to make a reservation and here to learn more.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Kids of all ages can enjoy this Halloween season with an expanded trick-or-treat trail and furry friends at Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. This family-friendly event takes place every weekend in October in the Sesame Street Safari of Fun area and is included in park admission. Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends feature more trick-or-treat stations than ever, a limited-time Sesame Street Halloween Show, festive character meet-and-greets and more. Click here for details.

Business Improvement District of Coral Gables. The Business Improvement District of Coral Gables (BID) invites you to its Annual Halloween on the Mile celebration. What to expect this year? A bigger, spookier, more exciting event taking place on Saturday, October 30th . Bring the entire family, fidos and friends for a day of fang-tastic memories.

Deering Estate. Historic Ghost Tours at Deering Estate. Deering Estate is one of the most haunted places in South Florida! You can explore the history of the historic site and step into the past on a Ghost Tour. Guides will share stories of historic events, insights into previous inhabitants and the record of paranormal activity experienced by visitors and staff. Click here for details.

Downtown Doral. On sale now, tickets to Downtown Doral Holiday Fest– Miami’s newest, family-friendly arts experience in Downtown Doral this holiday season from December 3rd to the 19th. Enjoy Radiance by Miami City Ballet and a dozen performances featuring a diverse roster of national touring artists all outdoors at Downtown Doral Park. Click here for details & tickets.

Fantasy Theatre Factory. Fantasy Theatre Factory presents three Halloween shows! Little Monster Tales sensory-friendly performance is Oct 16 at 11am. Funny stories from books about monsters and other squiggly creatures brought to life on stage! This is a Sensory Friendly Performance designed to create an experience welcoming to all with sensory sensitivities. On Oct 24 at 3pm, come to a screening of the classic Halloween movie Hocus Pocus. Costumes are encouraged! And finally, put on your Halloween costume and join us for a live Halloween performance of Little Monster Tales Oct 31 at 3pm.

Miami Seaquarium. A Spook-tacular Happy Haunting Awaits! Happy Hauntings at Miami Seaquarium is a fun, fall family event featuring themed shows, Flipper’s Dance Party, and Trick-or-Treat stations: a safe, interactive trick-or-treating experience included in your admission. It’s two weekends of spook-tacular fun! Oct. 23-24 & 30-31. Included with park admission. Buy tickets here.

Phillip & Patricia Frost Museum of Science. Suit up in your favorite costume and join Frost Science for the 5th Annual Spooky Science Monster Mash on Saturday, October 30. The museum is putting a unique and safe Frost Science spin on Halloween with experiments that are as sweet as candy and as shocking as electricity. Click here for details.

Southland Mall. Southland Mall’s annual trick-or-treating event is back and better than ever on Sat., October 30, 2-4pm, inside by the mall’s main entrance by TJ Maxx. Bring the kids to this free event, where they will receive a bag with goodies, take photos by our pumpkin patch and fall selfie wall, plus enjoy great music by Southland Mall’s DJ. Click here for details.

Halloween Decor. Is it Halloween if your house isn’t covered in fake spiderwebs & plastic pumpkins? Get in the spirit with these FUN decorations. Click here for a complete shopping list of webs, pumpkins, ghosts & goblins (all links are to Amazon for easy shopping).

Pumpkin Patches. Pumpkin picking is a prime family activity this month. Head to one of these local patches for pumpkins, treats, hayrides and other fall activities. Insider tip: go early in the day and pack sunscreen, water & snacks. Click here for a master list of Miami pumpkin patches.

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