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 Nights 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. 20 & 21: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and 5 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 22: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Oct. 27-28: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and 5 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 29: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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. Cost is $14.95-$19.95 and free for kids under 2.
Clematis by Fright
West Palm Beach Waterfront
Oct. 29 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 bring you live music by The Spam Allstars, bringing you a combination of electronic elements and turntables with Latin, funk, hip hop and dub; a place for the kids to do some trick-or-treating; a costume costume for the entire family (yes, even the dog can participate); cash prizes and more.
For more information, visit wpb.org/clematis-by-night
Fright Nights Haunted House
South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach
Oct. 6-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28
Fright Nights returns to the South Florida Fairgrounds and will feature 4 haunted houses, carnival rides, live music, food, and entertainment, and more. Midway 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 (7 tickets each) and rides (1-3 tickets each). Additional tickets can be purchased for $1 per ticket on the Midway.
Howl-O-Ween Pet Fest
CityPlace, 500 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach
October 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free to attend.
Don’t forget the animals this Halloween, as there is an event just for them. The Howl-O-Ween Pet Fest will include a Howl-O-Ween costume contest (registration is at 11 a.m. and the contest starts at noon) — and 4 lucky pets will be crowned winners. In addition to the contest, there will be adoptable pets at the event from Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League (name your own price), pet photos, music and more.
100-500 block of Clematis Street, West Palm Beach
Oct. 28 from 8 p.m. – 4 a.m.
If you like to be in the middle of the action, head to downtown West Palm Beach on Halloween, 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, laser light show, 3D Projections, food truck court, live main stage and more. Tickets start at $7 for general admission, when purchased by September 30 – and the price will go up from there. A VIP ticket option is also available. For more information, visit Moonfest online.
The Gardens Mall in The Grand Court
Oct. 27 from 5-8 p.m.
Free to attend