Best Things To Do for Halloween in The Palm Beaches

A look at what's happening this Halloween in Palm Beach County.

In The Palm Beaches, there is never a shortage of Halloween activities. From pumpkin patches to festivals to haunted houses, our Halloween festivities have something for everyone. Browse the list below and find the perfect activity for your Halloween season. 

 

Fright Nights, West Palm Beach 

Dates & Times: October 15, 20, 21, 22, 27 and 29. Midway Hours are from 6 – 11 pm (12 am on Friday & Saturday). Haunted houses open at 7 pm.
This is the number one Halloween event in West Palm Beach – so don’t miss out! For two decades, Fright Nights has been the scariest haunted event in South Florida bringing you bone-chilling haunted houses, creepy characters, a carnival-like midway, live entertainment, and scare zones. This year’s haunted houses are Country Bill’s Meat, Dead of Winter, and Sirens’ Revenge, each with their own maze of scares.
Buy your ticket.

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411.

 

Sandoway Discovery Series: Halloween!, Delray Beach

Date & Time: October 20, 3:15 pm.
Join the Sandoway Discovery Center for hands-on discovery and learn all things Halloween through crafts, artifacts, and experiential learning. The program will take place outdoors and will be limited to 10 kids per class. To reserve your spot, call 561-274-7263. 
Price: $8 non-member; $2 member. Fee includes all materials and admission to Sandoway Discovery Center for the day!
Ages: 3-5 years.
 
Location: Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

 

Haunting History, West Palm Beach

Date & Time: October 20, 6 pm.
Hear chilling stories of murder and mayhem from Palm Beach County history. 21 and older only. For more information visit pbchistory.org/events.
Tickets: $30 Historical Society of Palm Beach County members and $40 for nonmembers. 

Location: 1916 Historic Courtroom, 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

 

Spookyville at South Florida Fairgrounds, West Palm Beach

Dates & Time: 

  • Oct. 21, 5-9 pm
  • Oct. 22, 11 am - 6 pm
  • Oct. 23, 11 am - 6 pm
  • Oct. 29, 11am - 8 pm
  • Oct. 30, 11am - 8 pm
  • Oct. 31, 5-9 pm

Ford presents Spookyville in Yesteryear Village, an old-fashioned Halloween for families and children 10 and younger that offers a full array of safe trick-or-treats, a kiddie train, contests, games, and more! It’s a throwback to the traditional days of family Halloweens in a fun, secure, and family-friendly environment. Enjoy live music and entertainment in the Storm Tight Windows Pavilion.
Admission: $10 per person, free parking. Get your tickets.

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411.

Sppokyville

 

South Florida Fair’s Costumes & Cocktails, West Palm Beach

Date & Time: Oct. 22, 8-11 pm. Ghost Prowl begins at 10 pm. 
As nightfall sets on Saturday, Oct. 22, Spookyville turns into Yesteryear Village’s biggest, craziest, and spookiest Halloween celebration. Local and out-of-town zombies, vampires, and superheroes take over the Village and turn this normally peaceful park into the zaniest place in the city. Best costume wins a $500 cash prize. Entertainment provided by DJ Cole Rippe. 
Cost: 

  • $35 per person for Costumes & Cocktails. Admission includes one complimentary signature drink, extended bar service, food, and entertainment.
  • $60 for Costumes & Cocktails and the all-new Ghost Prowl (details below). Ghost Prowl tickets cannot be purchased separately. 

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411.

South Florida Fair’s Costumes & Cocktails Halloween event

 

The 6th Annual Pumpkin Fest, Jupiter

Date & Time: October 22, 11 am - 4 pm.
This free, family-friendly event will feature live music, a kids’ costume contest, food, drink, games, and trick or treat to 50 vendors in Harbourside Place!

Location: Harbourside Place, 200 U.S. 1, Jupiter, FL 33477.

 

Punkin Chunkin, Loxahatchee

Date & Time: October 23, 4 – 8 pm.
Bring your friends and compete with other teams to see who can catapult pumpkins the farthest. There will also be games, contests, raffles, food, and drinks.

Location: Community of Hope Loxahatchee Campus, 14055 Okeechobee Blvd., Loxahatchee, FL 33470.

 

Clematis by Fright, West Palm Beach

Date & Time: October 27, 6 - 9 pm. 
Clematis by Fright (the scary version of the regular Clematis by Night Thursday event) will feature trick-or-treating, hayrides, face painting, food vendors, live music, and a costume contest with prizes. 

Location: West Palm Beach Waterfront, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 

Clematis By Night
Courtesy of The City of West Palm Beach​

 

Boogah & Hoogah’s Haunted HouseParty, Palm Beach Gardens

Dates & Time: 27-31 October, 1 pm.
Tune up your singing voice and polish off your dancing shoes for Boogah & Hoogah’s Haunted HouseParty sing-along-do-along show. When Hoogah gets up on the wrong side of the bed, Boogah needs the audience’s help to turn “Hoogah’s Horrible Day” into a “boo-tiful” one. Enjoy the daily mayhem and mischief of the goofy goblins in the Grand Court.
 
Location: The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410.

Boogah & Hoogah’s Haunted HouseParty,
Courtesy of The Garden Mall

 

“Spooktacular” Halloween Party at Topside at the Beacon, Jupiter

Dates & Time: October 28, 8 pm – 12 am.
Eat, drink, and be scary! Topside at the Beacon is hosting a “spooktacular” Halloween party and costume contest on Friday, October 28, from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Trick-or-treat yourself to delicious bites from Topside’s menu and a special frozen Halloween cocktail, the Drunken Pumpkin ($10) – available for one night only! Dance the night away with a DJ and spectacular moonlight views of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, and be sure to dress your best for Topside’s costume contest. The winner will receive a $150 gift card to spend anywhere at Charlie & Joe’s at Love Street. 
 
Location: Topside at the Beacon, 1107 Love St, Jupiter, FL 33477.

Topside at the Beacon
Courtesy of Charlie and Joe's at Love Street

 

Town of Jupiter Halloween Spooktacular, Jupiter

Date & Time: October 28, 5:30 to 7:30 pm. 
This free, family-friendly event organized at the Jupiter Community Center will feature games, music, character visits (Spiderman and a princess), trick-or-treating, a live DJ, food trucks, and more. 

Location: Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458.

 

WPB Zombie Crawl X, West Palm Beach

Date & Time: October 28, 7 pm – 1 am.
Participate in the 10th annual WPB Zombie Crawl in downtown West Palm Beach. Tickets include five drinks at multiple establishments throughout downtown including Lost Weekend, Banko Cantina, and Clematis Social. 
Cost: $10 for the first 100 tickets sold. Buy your ticket here before the price increases!
 
Location: 219 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

 

Transpire Help’s Halloween Drag Bingo Fundraiser, Lake Worth Beach

Date & Time: October 28, 7-10 pm. 
This event will feature a spooky Halloween bingo and a drag show with appearances by Mrs. Doubtfire, Big Momma, Lupita Hollywood, Cecelia and Maleja Storm. Proceeds benefit Transpire Help, a non-profit organization that provides support for the LGBTQ+ community.
Cost: $25 in advance, $30 event day. Tickets include one bingo card. Buy your ticket here

Location: Compass Community Center, 201 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth, FL 33460. 

Transpire Help's First Annual Halloween Drag Bingo Fundraiser

 

 

Halloween Skate Contest, Jupiter

Date & Time: October 29, 2 - 9 pm.
Head to Jupiter Skate Park with your favorite Halloween costume and sign up for a scooter and skate contest. Prizes will be awarded to the top three contestants in each age division. Halloween masks while skating or scooting are not allowed. 
Cost: $10, registration at the park, day of the event.

Location: Jupiter Skate Park, 1501 W. Frederick Small Road, Jupiter, FL 33458.

 

The Ghost Run, North Palm Beach

Date & Time: October 29, 6 am, race start is 7:30 am.
North Palm Beach Country Club is hosting a 5k race through the club's newly renovated Jack Nicklaus golf course. Wear your best Halloween running outfit to participate in the costume contest as well. Breakfast courtesy of Farmer's Table for all finishers. The event will also feature music, food, and more.
Race cost: $45. Register here.

Location: North Palm Beach Country Club, 951 US 1, North Palm Beach.

 

Halloween Festival: The Flying Dutchman, North Palm Beach 

Date & Time: October 29, 4 - 8 pm.
The North Palm Beach Library and the Parks and Recreation Department present the Halloween Festival: The Flying Dutchman, including haunted houses, hayrides, food, music, a petting zoo, carnival games, a pumpkin carving contest, a costume contest, and a pie-eating contest.
Cost: $15. Buy tickets here.

Location: North Palm Beach Library, Anchorage Park & Anchorage Drive, North Palm Beach, FL 33408.

 

11th Annual Witches of Delray Charity Bike Ride, Delray Beach

Dates & Time: October 29, 7:30 am – 11:30 am. 
Wear your best witch-wear, decorate your bike to look like a broom, and then ride through historic downtown Delray Beach on Atlantic Avenue to A1A. At the end of the ride, there is a contest for "Best Decorated Bike," "Best Witch Costume" and "Best Witch Cackle."  The event raises money for the Achievement Centers for Children and Families.
You must be 18 or older to participate. Register here.
 
Location: Delray Beach City Hall, 100 NW 1st Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444.

 

Trick-or-Treating on the Avenue, Delray Beach

Date & Time: October 29, 11:30 am – 1 pm
Take your kids trick-or-treating along Delray's Atlantic Avenue at the doors of local businesses. The event is sponsored by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority.
 
Location: Atlantic Avenue and off of the Ave on NE/SE Second Avenue to NE/SE Seventh Avenue and over the bridge to East A1A, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

 

Kidsfest, Delray Beach

Date & Time: October 29, 12 – 4 pm.
This family-friendly event will feature food, vendors, arts and crafts, and entertainment, brought to you by the City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department.
 
Location: Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444.

 

60th Annual Halloween Parade, Delray Beach

Date & Time: November 29, 1 pm.
Wear your best Halloween costume and take part in the 60th annual Halloween Parade, brought to you by The Rotary Club of Delray Beach. The parade will end at Old School Square, right into Kidsfest of Delray.

Location: Atlantic Avenue from Federal Highway to Old School Square.

 

Hocus Pocus Halloween Brunch, Delray Beach

Dates: October 29-30 
Lionfish will host a Hocus Pocus theme brunch with Spooky Cocktails and Fall-inspired specials and bottomless drinks. Every participant will receive a welcome champagne with the purchase of a brunch entrée. 
Make a reservation here.

Location: Lionfish, 307 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Hocus Pocus Halloween Brunch

 

 

Halloween Sunset Cruise, Jupiter & Riviera Beach

Dates and Times: October 29-30, 5:30 pm.
Treat yourself to a spooktacular 2-hour sunset cruise! Price is $65 per person and includes unlimited beer, wine, soft drinks, light snacks, and a fruit platter. 
Departure at 5.30 pm, but you must arrive at 5 pm.
Addresses:

  • Saturday, October 29: 101 Coastal Way, Jupiter, 33477.
  • Sunday, October 30: Riviera Beach Marina, 200 East 13th Street, slip P28 and P32, Riviera Beach, 33404.

Call 561.744.2191 to make a reservation.

Halloween Sunset Cruise

 

Halloween Princess Party On The Mezz, Delray Beach

Date & Time: October 30, 12 – 4 pm
Head to the Delray Beach Market on Sunday, October 30th for a special Halloween edition of Princess Party On The Mezz. The event will feature a live performance from Snow White and The Evil Queen, followed by a guest appearance from Gaston from Beauty and The Beast.

Location: Delray Beach Market, 33 SE 3rd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Halloween Princess Party On The Mezz, Delray Beach

 

Annual Halloween Party at Café Centro, West Palm Beach

Master Showman Rob Russell, who is widely recognized as “Mr. Palm Beach,” will be hosting the annual Halloween Party at Café Centro, located at 2409 N. Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach. Prizes will be awarded for Best Costume.
The festive music-filled holiday event will be held on Monday, October 31, starting at 6:30 pm, and will feature live entertainment by Russell and special surprise guests.
 
Location: Café Centro, 2409 N Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33407.

HYalloween party with Rob Russell
Courtesy of Clare Coco Photography

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