Let the ghosts and goblins come out to play – it’s time for some fun Halloween activities to take place throughout Palm Beach County. From some large events like Moon Fest and Fright Night to some smaller gatherings, we have you covered.
Halloween Events in Palm Beach County
Boo at the Zoo
Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach
Oct. 18-20, 25-27
Cost: Regular Zoo Admission will get you in from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays from 5-9 p.m., cost will be $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
For a fun-filled family celebration, head to the Palm Beach Zoo where they’ll host two weekends of Halloween fun. Enjoy costume contests, trick-or-treating, strolling characters and more.
Clematis by Fright
West Palm Beach Waterfront
Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m.
Clematis by Night is taking things up a notch, as it transforms itself into Clematis by Fright. This Halloween-themed event will offer live music; a costume costume for the entire family (yes, even the dog can participate) with cash prizes; and more holiday-themed activities.
For more information, visit wpb.org/Meetings-Events
Fright Nights Haunted House
South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach
October 11-12, 17-19, 24-26, 31 and November 1-2.
Fright Nights returns to the South Florida Fairgrounds and will feature 4 haunted houses, carnival rides, live music, food, and entertainment, and more. The park opens at 6 p.m., while the haunted houses open at 7 p.m. Cost is $30 and includes 30 Fright Tickets that can be used for haunts (8 tickets each) and rides (2-5 tickets each). Additional tickets can be purchased for $1 per ticket on the Midway.
Royal Poinciana Plaza Pop-Up Patch for Philanthropy
The Royal Poinciana Plaza, Palm Beach
October 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Free to attend, but an RSVP is requested.
Enjoy a variety of fall-themed activities at Royal Poinciana Plaza. The include a pumpkin patch (by donation), games, trick-or-treating, costume contest (for adults, kids and pups), face painting, TooJay’s cookie station, pumpkin decorating, music and more.
Tour de Trick or Treat
Rosemary Square, 500 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach
October 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Free to attend.
Head to the shops at Rosemary Square for a special trick-or-treat experience. Swing by participating shops between 4-6 p.m. and enjoy complimentary treats.
100-500 block of Clematis Street, West Palm Beach
Oct. 26 from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
If you like to be in the middle of the action, head to downtown West Palm Beach on October 26, where Clematis St. will transform itself into Moonfest for West Palm’s annual street festival. Be sure to dress to the nines and be ready for an all-out celebration, which will include a Haunted House, a $1000 cash costume contest, food truck invasion, three music stages and more. Tickets start at $13 (plus processing fee) for general admission. A VIP ticket option is also available. For more information, visit Moonfest online.
The Gardens Mall in The Grand Court
Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.
Free to attend
The Gardens Mall will host a spooky soiree on Friday, October 27 from 5-7 PM. Kids of all ages will enjoy trick-or-treating at select retailers, special store offers, activities, a special performance of Boogah & Hoogah’s silly sing-along-do-along show for all ages and more! RSVP for the event.
Downtown at the Gardens
Saturday, October 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free to attend
All skeletons, superheroes and witches are invited to celebrate Halloween at the 13th Annual Boo Bash. This FREE event features fun kids’ activities including spooky surprise giveaways, balloon artists, games, face-painting and a costume contest.
8th Annual Boynton Beach Haunted Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash
100 NE 4th St, Boynton Beach, FL
Saturday, October 26th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, October 27th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy 2 days of Halloween fun that include a mermaid pageant, multiple costume contests, acrobats, live music and entertainment, fire dancers, pirate re-enactments, mermaid encounters, dance performances and more. For more info, visit bbpiratefest.com.