It's Halloween. So, get out there and have fun tonight! Here is a list of events happening in South Florida.
Barry University’s “Halloween Trick-or-Treat in Safety 2011” taking place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Barry’s Miami Shores campus. The event, hosted by Barry’s Department of Housing and Residence Life, will offer children 12 years old and younger an early evening of trick-or-treating throughout various departments on campus and will feature a haunted house, face painting, storytelling and arts and crafts activities. The trick-or-treating tour will begin at Barry’s Weber Game Room, where children will sign in and be assigned a student volunteer tour guide. Reserved parking will be available at Barry’s Landon Student Union.
Miami Seaquarium Monster Splash Nighttime Bash: Returning for its 17th year on Oct. 28 – 31, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. With more ghoulish treats and ghostly fun than ever before, this year’s event features trick-or-treating at <i>Sharky’s Sweet Tooth Station, kiddie rides and bounce houses at the Little Monsters Play Area, the Monsters in the Mangrove Haunted Walk, Flipper’s Dance Party, and the only place in Miami to enjoy Halloween themed marine animal shows. For more information on Miami Seaquarium, please call 305-361-5705 or visit http://www.miamiseaquarium.com
City of Miami Beach Parks & Recreation Department: Taking place on Oct. 31 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Scott Rakow Youth Center (2700 Sheridan Avenue), Children are encouraged
to come in costume and enjoy an evening of carnival rides, carnival games, arts and crafts, and of course treats! The entrance fee to the event is $5. Face painting and concessions will be sold. The spectacular month of Halloween will also offer a fun night of entertainment for senior citizens in Miami Beach. The fright also continues in the North end, as the newly renovated North Shore Park Bandshell located at 7275 Collins Avenue will be hosting their annual Safe Night of Fright on Oct. 31from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will allow ghouls and goblins of all ages to enjoy a night of trick-or-treating, entertainment, refreshments, photos and more: http://www.miamibeachparks.com or call 305-673-7730.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: Halloween Night at Bongos Cuban Café with Elaine Lancaster starts at 8:30 p.m. Wear your most daring drag and compete in a costume contest.
Performances by Maryell Epps and Deejay Smeejay. Or you can head over to Murphy’s Law for their Grand Halloween Party. Prizes for best, worst, funniest and most original costumes. International DJs. $5 for men; women get in free. Call 954-791-4782. For more information about these events you can log onto http://www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com
The City of Homestead is holding a grand Halloween Celebration on Oct. 31from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at La Ley Sports Complex at The City of Homestead, 1601 SE 28th Ave. Homestead. Courageous visitors will be able to go in the “Complex of Fears” haunted house inside the stadium for free. For those who like to celebrate Halloween without getting spooked, there will be free children’s rides, a stage with entertainment, a paw parade and the old-time. Homestead tradition of Trunk or Treat. Homestead businesses and organizations will decorate their vehicles and distribute treats to trick-or-treaters at the event’s Trunk or Treat. This Homestead Halloween tradition offers families the opportunity to go Trick or Treating in a safe contained environment, while enjoying the rest of the event. Best-decorated vehicles will win prizes to help promote their organization. Also dogs wearing costumes can participate in the Paw Parade and compete for various prizes.