South Florida

Where to Celebrate Halloween at Events Across South Florida

What to Know

  • If trick or treating in your neighborhood doesn’t do it for you, there are events across the area for participants of all ages.

Grab your candy bags and best costume as Halloween has arrived, South Florida – and if trick or treating in your neighborhood doesn’t do it for you, there are events across the area for both the youngest of participants and those who have a few years of experience under their belts.

Miami-Dade County

Annual “Spooktacular” Halloween Party at Dolphin Mall

5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 11401 NW 12 Street

No Tricks, Just Treats Miami Beach

Guests can take photos with a firefighter and fire truck from 7 to 9 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Fire Station 1 (1051 Jefferson Avenue)
  • Fire Station 2 Headquarters (2300 Pine Tree Drive)
  • Fire Station 3 (5303 Collins Avenue)
  • Fire Station 4 (6880 Indian Creek Drive)

Trick or Treat With Miami-Dade Police in Kendall

5 to 9 p.m. at 7707 SW 117 Avenue

Complete with pumpkin patch, K-9 dogs, police helicopter & DARE vehicle and McGruff the Crime Dog as candy and other treats will be provided

29th Annual “Monster Mash Bash”

7 p.m. – 12 a.m. at John Martin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant (253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables)

Celebrate Halloween #OnLincoln

From 5 to 8 p.m., Miami Beach’s iconic promenade will host its annual Halloween event attracting over 50,000 participants each year. Ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to enjoy the promenade early in the evening before it transforms into a vibrant catwalk for costume revelers and visitors later in the night.

Fright Night in The Gardens

From 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Rolling Oaks Park (18701 NW 17th Court, Miami Gardens)

Plenty of fun for everyone including music, rides, bounce houses, food trucks and more!

All children must be accompanied by an adult and admission is a non-perishable food item for a Thanksgiving basket giveaway

Howl-o-Ween at Fairchild Gardens

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 10901 Old Cutler Road in Coral Gables

Bring your dog for a day of four-legged fun. For rules and regulations call 305-667-1651.

House of Horror Amusement Park

Miami International Mall (1455 NW 107th Avenue) from 5 p.m. to midnight.

Wednesday is the final day for the event with attractions that include a two-acre haunted house, heart-pounding amusement rides, carnival food and games, and a concert stage featuring the hottest acts in South Florida. Adults, $22; Age 9 and younger, $15. For more info, call 305-639-6000.

Broward County

Halloween Yappy Hour

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Diplomat Beach Resort (3555 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood)

Fido wants to be in a costume contest and Portico at The Diplomat Beach Resort is having one. The Halloween Yappy Hour will boast $5 delicious bites, drinks, and well-liquor libations. The most creative canine and companion costume will win a prize.

Halloween Bowling

3 to 9 p.m. at Sawgrass Lanes (8501 N. University Drive, Tamarac)

When accompanied by an adult kids age 12 and younger, wearing their Halloween costume, can get one free game of bowling with shoes.

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