This page provides a detailed list of Southeastern Florida's pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides and other Halloween farm stuff!! Click here to see the listings of pumpkin patches, corn mazes and farms in Southeastern Florida Florida or just scroll down the page! Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands. All should have loads of pumpkins to choose from. To really make it fun for your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn maze, spook house, or hayride. There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm all information, they don't always report changes to me!
We have loads of related resources here, too.
- What is the history of Halloween?
- Halloween around the world
- Halloween facts
- How to choose a pumpkin
- How to EASILY carve a beautiful Jack-O-Lantern, fully illustrated!
- How to make a pumpkin pie from an actual pumpkin (it's easy!)
- Other pumpkin recipes (pie, soup, bread, roasted seeds)
- History of the Jack-o-Lantern
- Tips for a safe and fun Halloween
- Halloween clip art
- Pumpkin Facts and What to do with the pumpkin after Halloween.
- Halloween links to Halloween web sites
On our Pick-your-own website, we also have pages with our own simple instructions on canning, freezing and drying many other fruits and vegetables, such as how to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn (these links open new pages, just close them to return here). Be sure to come back at Christmas if you are looking for a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm! Look at the bottom of the page for links to resources on home canning, picking tips, recipes, etc..
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Batten's Farmers Market -
Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins for sale in the
shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
Fall festival, child-sized haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins,
horse-drawn hay rides, farm market, gift shop, concessions /
refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting,
inflatables/bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals,
birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group
5151 SW 64 Avenue, Davie, FL 33314. Phone: 954-990-7820. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Month of October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Located about a mile west of the Turnpike on Davie Road between Griffin and Stirling in Broward. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberry fields open for u-pick starting December 14th. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Visit Batten's Farmers Market for locally grown produce at great prices. Try our fresh food lunch specials (subs, platters, soups, snacks) or one of our all natural juices, milkshakes and smoothies. We have a monthly fish fry with live music the 2nd Friday of each month. Weekend kid activities are typically offered and our free petting zoo is open every day during market hours. Restrooms and seating for meals/snacks also available indoors and outdoors. Holiday catering menu available online. (ADDED: December 06, 2013)
- Halloween story time, custom events and other activities
Many locations, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Phone: 800-385-3885. Open: Click on the link for a comprehensive listing of Halloween activities at the county's libraries. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011)
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church - Fall festival,
tractor-pulled hay rides,
5555 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308. Phone: 954-771-8840. Email: email@example.com. Open: Harvest Fest 2013 on Friday, October 31, from 6:00-9:00pm, Admission and participation are free!;Please feel free to bring canned goods to help us restock our food pantry. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Join us as we gather together as a church and community for a night of fun fall festivities at our annual HarvestFest celebration. Bring your family, co-workers, neighbors, and kids to the outdoor carnival, where you will enjoy a night of rides, games, food, and music. HarvestFest activities will include pie and chili contests, carnival games and rides, candy prizes, hayrides, face painting, a raffle, and more! Admission and participation are free! FOOD TRUCKS are coming this year, and the food will be available for a small cost. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (ADDED: October 22, 2011)
Fern Forest Nature Center - Ghosts and Goblins Family Fun
Night, pumpkin photo area
201 Lyons Road South, Coconut Creek, FL. Phone: 954-970-0150. Open: Saturday before Halloween in October (Call to confirm!) from 6-8 PM. Fun, games, prizes, a costume contest, plus arts and crafts and a photo area with pumpkins in it for a nominal fee. Refreshments for sale. The evening concludes with an age-appropriate story. Ages 2-10. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website)
First United Methodist Church of Coral Springs - pumpkin
patch- already gathered from the field,
8650 W Sample Rd, Coral Springs, FL 33065. Phone: 954-752-0333. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: I don't see anything on their website for 2013 - last year's was: October 4th to 31st, Weekdays 12 pm to 8pm, Weekends 10 am to 9pm. Directions: I-95 or Turnpike west on Sample Road (past 441 and Rock Island Road to NW 85th Avenue) - Church is on the south (left) side of the road. U-turn may be necessary. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Purchase a pumpkin for the fall season at the First United Methodist Church in Coral Springs and support local youth activities. All proceeds benefit Fusion Youth Ministry and the Fusion Youth Missions projects including service to others and Special Events like spiritual retreats, Christian concerts, youth conferences, and other outreach. (ADDED: October 05, 2009) (UPDATED: August 23, 2010) (UPDATED: September 22, 2012)
First Presbyterian Church - pumpkin patch
1630 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020. Phone: 954-922-8558. Email: email@example.com. Open: Month of October: Monday through Saturday: 9:30am to Dusk Sunday: 11:00am to Dusk. -PUMPKIN PATCH October 16th – 31st. Also they will have plenty of events, see their website.:. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: October 19, 2009) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011) (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website)
Flamingo Road Nursery - pumpkins for sale in the shop or
farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall
festival, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides, Honey
from hives on the farm, farm market, gift shop, concessions /
refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties,
weddings and wedding parties, school tours
1655 Flamingo Road, Davie, FL 33325. Phone: 954-476-7878. Alternate Phone: 954-235-9397. Fax: 954-476-8388. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Pumpkin Patch, Nursery, Gift Shop, Farmers Market and Deli open 7 days a week; hours are Sunday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm; Also, every weekend in October, we have horse - drawn hayrides on Saturday 12 to 3 pm and Sunday 1 to 4 pm; Face Painting by Curly Sue, Saturday 11 am to 3 pm and Sunday 12 to 4 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Located one mile south of Interstate 595 on the west side of Flamingo Road. Click here for a map and directions. 4th Annual Fall Harvest Festival featuring Broward County's Biggest and Best Pumpkin Patch; Fun for the entire family! Harvest Market, Free Garden Talks, Gardening Workshops, Applefest and Apple Sampling, Live Music, Horse-drawn Hayrides, Face Painting, Seasonal Delights including Candied Apples, Cider, Roasted Corn and much more;;. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Click here to see the YouTube event video. (ADDED: October 27, 2010) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website) (UPDATED: September 17, 2012) (UPDATED: October 01, 2012) (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website)
Museum of Discovery & Science
- IMAX movies and Halloween-themed events
401 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Phone: 954-467-6637. Open see their website for dates and hours. Celebrate Halloween Week at the Museum with frighteningly fun crafts and gruesome games. See their website for the dates on the events and exhibits. Here's a sample: Gross Out Halloween Weekend October 25-27, 2013 from 12noon – 4:00 p.m. each day. Visit the Museum for special Halloween activities. Take the jelly bean taste test, touch snakes, gators and bugs and event play the GrossOut Showdown. Make sure to dress to impress for our Halloween Costume Contest. If you dare, taste edible bugs! (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Church - Trunk or Treat Annual Community Event
5600 Coral Ridge Dr, Coral Springs, FL. Phone: 954-346-9009. Open: Monday October 31, 2011, from 6:00-8:00pm. This safe alternative to Halloween will provide games, bounce house, hot dog dinners, FREE candy, popcorn and snow cones. You can come in costume, too. (UPDATED: October 11, 2011, from their website)
Pine Island Park/ Multipurpose Center - haunted house,
Robbins Open Space Park, 4005 Hiatus Road, Davie, FL. Phone: 954-797-1076. Open: See their website for current dates and a full list of events: October 27, 2013; Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm. South Florida Trail Riders Horse Costume Contest and Parade; South Florida Clogger's; Family Friendly Haunted House.
At a Fee: Halloween Pumpkin Patch, Snacks and Food, Face Painting. And for Free: Bounce Houses, Climbing Wall, Halloween Games, Spooky Music with DJ Jeff, Petting Farm. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
(and other parks) Family Campfires, Hayrides and Smores - Family Hayride,
S'mores and Campfire
401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL. Phone: 954-360-1315. Saturday, September 29 from 6:30-8:30pm. Gather ‘round for some old fashioned fun with a hayride and marshmallow roast around a campfire. The hayride costs $3 and includes hot chocolate and the makings for ‘Smores. The campfire is free after park admission of $1. Additional refreshments also available. Fridays, 7 - 9:30 p.m. $3.50/person ages 3 and up – Includes one hayride and one bag of fixings for s’mores. Preregistration and prepayment are required by calling or visiting the park of your choice. Here are the locations, but click the link above for updates:
Easterlin Park - October 25, November 22, January 24
1000 N.W. 38th St., Oakland Park, FL 33309
Plantation Heritage Park - October 18, November 15, December 6, January 31, February 21
1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation, FL 33317
Quiet Waters Park - October 11, November 1, December 13, January 17
401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park - October 4, November 8, December 20, January 3, February 14
3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood, FL 33021
Tradewinds Park & Stables - January 10, February 7, February 28, March 7
3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33073
(UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website)
Young At Art Children's Museum - Art-Rageous Halloween
11584 W. State Road 84, Davie, FL. Phone: 954-424-0085. Open October 29, 5 pm to 7 pm. Friday, October 25, 2013
Time3:00pm until 8:00pm
Guests Will Enjoy:
• Spooktacular Art Activities
• Kids Costume Parade
• Broadway Kids Performance of Thriller
• DJ Monster Dance Party
• Ghost Stories with Stranahan House Museum
• Rainforest Café Lava Treats
• Ghoulish Giveaways
• New National Traveling Exhibit
Zap! Pow! Bam! Superhero
Event is FREE with Museum paid admission. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: September 27, 2010)
D and D Family Farms - pumpkins for sale in the shop
or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
Fall festival, cow train rides, train rides, corn maze, haunted
corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, corn
cannon, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay
rides, Bounce house, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs,
U-pick and already picked, farm market, concessions / refreshment
stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, Bounce house,
petting zoo, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties,
5059 SW Citrus Blvd, Palm City, FL 34990. Phone: 772-463-1330. Email: Danddfarms@ymail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday 9am to 5:30 pm Sunday 10am until 4:30pm. Directions: If using GPS use 5059 SW 48th ave. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: December 05, 2012)
Aventura Mall - Trick-or-treating at the Mall
19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, FL. Phone: 305-663-4852. Open: October 31 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Candy stations, character cut-outs, photo opportunities and our holiday train will keep the little munchkins entertained. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Adventure Attractions Zombie Adventure -
Action Town Florida Family Fun Center, 7965 West 2nd Ct, Hialeah FL 33014.
Phone: 321-939-2464. Open: Show times are Friday and Saturday nights from 7p - 12a October 4th - October 26th. The adventure is on a first-come-first-serve basis; no reservations needed or taken. The 2013 Zombie Adventure will be $54.95 + sales tax. (ADDED: September 27, 2013, from their website)
Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival - pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, carnival rides, kids hay maze, corn
stalk maze, hayrides, concessions / refreshment stand,
Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road, Miami, FL 33133. Phone: 954-530-0350. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. The Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival is back and more wonderFALL than ever, featuring a true pumpkin patch with 5,000 pumpkins to pick from! INCLUDED in the entrance fee ($10 for Adults & $15 for Kids 12 & Under), are UNLIMITED kids carnival rides, the kids hay maze, a dress-your-own scarecrow village, corn stalk maze, hay ride, and on-going shows & activities on our main stage! Adults will love the Pumpkin Food Court offering savory & sweet pumpkin delights (and delicious fair food) and our Pumpkin Beer Garden!. (ADDED: September 04, 2013)
House of Terror
Amusement Park - Halloween themed amusement park
Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107 Ave., Miami, FL. Phone: 305-263-1413. Email: email@example.com. Open: late September through, October 31st; Monday to Thursday from 6 pm to 12 Midnight and Friday to Sunday from 5 pm to 12 Midnight. Miami’s only professionally produced haunted house and park attraction, ghouls and goblins will scream their way through a two-acre haunted house and enjoy amusement rides, carnival food, interactive games and more. In addition, the House of Horror concert stage will feature performances by the hottest acts in South Florida and local DJs who will spin the spookiest tracks, on select evenings. Admission: Pay one price, ride all night! Contact Miami International Mall at or House of Horror for more information. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Key Biscayne Community Church Pumpkin Patch
- pumpkins, white pumpkins, also gourds, corn stalks and other
355 Glenridge Rd, Key Biscayne, FL, 33149. Phone: 305-361-2411. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: The Pumpkin Patch opens on October 13 and runs daily through October 31. CALL TO CONFIRM! Prices range from 50 cents to $50. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 11, 2011)
The Little Farm -
Pumpkins, Scarecrows, Pony rides, Farm animals
13401 SW 224 Street, Miami, FL 33170. Phone: 305-258-3186. Email: TheFarmer@thelittlefarm.us. Directions: US1 or Turnpike Extension to either SW 216th street or Quail Roost drive, then West to SW 134th Avenue, then South on SW 134th Avenue. Open: October 8 to the 31st; Pumpkin Patch is open Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm. NO ENTRY FEE, NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, 1 Free Pony Ride with each Pumpkin Purchased. $1 from sale of the first 500 pumpkins will be given to a local charity. No Coolers, ”Parties" or Pets are Permitted on the Premises. + Scarecrow Kits & Harvest Decor. Refreshments available for purchase . (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Metrozoo - MetroBoo - Halloween events
12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL. Phone: 305-251-0400. Open October 15-31. Celebrate Halloween at the zoo with four events: The Monster Masquerade: October 19, 2013
Costumed adults ages 21 and over are invited to the biggest Halloween party in South Florida.
Spooky Zoo Nights October 25 & 26, 2013
Spooky Zoo Nights, an after-hours family event, features Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House, spooky tram rides, ghoulish carousel rides, and chilling story-telling.
Zoo Boo: October 26 & 27, 2013
Families and kids ages 12 and under are invited to trick-or-treat in costumes, participate in costume contests, watch special performances, make Halloween crafts, and lots more.
Dr. Wildes Creepy House: October 17 - 31, 2013
Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House, a 7,000 square-foot haunted house, is guaranteed to send chills up and down your spine when it debuts October 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NEW! Halloween Fright Night October 31, 2013
Young adults can enjoy a haunted house with live actors, a DJ, a live band and more! Bloody wine, beer and tasty bites will be available for purchase. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Miami Seaquarium - Monster Splash,
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL. Phone: 305-361-5705. Open: October 25, 26, 27 and 31st, from 2 pm to 10 pm.
4 Days & Nights of Fun & Frights For The Whole Family. Trick or Treating at Sharky's Sweet Tooth Stations. Little Monsters Play Area with Slides, bounce houses & unlimited fun. Thrilling Halloween themed animal shows. Lolita's Dance Party Featuring Live DJ and Miami Seaquarium Characters. Monsters in the Mangroves Haunted Walk. And much more. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website)
- Parrot Pirate Jungle Island - trick-or-treating
MacArthur Causeway/Interstate 395, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL. Phone: 305-258-6453. Open: October 26 & 27th, 2013, CALL BEFORE YOU GO!. Trick-or-treating throughout the park, daily costume contests, face painters, arts & crafts and more. A portion of the proceeds benefit Radio Lollipop at Miami Children's Hospital. Halloween Spooktacular. Calling all princesses, goblins, superheroes and angels: There is only one place to be this Halloween weekend and that's Jungle Island's Spooktacular! In honor of the spookiness, kids (age 3-10) come in the Jungle for just $5 with a full paying adult! From trick-or-treating through the Jungle, interactive Witch’s lair, kid-friendly haunted forest, and more, kids of all ages will enjoy a family friendly, fun-filled day on Jungle Island. Plus, everyone can enter into our annual Costume Contest. Jungle Island's Spooktacular will be held on Oct.26th and 27th with activities from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website)
Arch Creek Park, Barnes Park and other Parks - Halloween Family Campfire and Night Walk
7555 SW 79 Ave., Miami, FL. Phone: 305-255-4767. Open: one date each month in October, November and December. CALL BEFORE YOU GO Join park naturalists to learn about scary night- time critters and then search for them on the trail after dark. Afterwards, enjoy a campfire with a marshmallow roast and star viewing with Southern Cross Astronomical Society. October 23, 7-9: 30 pm. Pre-registration is required $5 per person. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website)
Southland Mall - Radio Disney's trick or treat Street
20505 S. Dixie Highway, Miami, FL. Phone: 305-235-8880. Open: Saturday, October 26th and Thursday October 31st. Join us for Fun, Safe, Climate-Controlled Trick or Treating! Kids' Club Event - Halloween Event - Oct 26th. Don't miss our monthly Kids' Club event, sponsored by South Florida Parenting! Event will feature games, spooky tattoos, crafts and costume contest with prizes! Date: Saturday, October 26th, Location: Center Court, Time: 5-7pm.
Halloween Event - Trick or Treating - Oct 31.
Halloween Trick or Treating, sponsored by Miami Children's Hospital, on Thursday, October 31. Candy-filled goodie bags will be distributed from 4-6pm (while supplies last) near the fountain area by TJ Maxx. Date: Thursday, October 31, Time: 4-6pm; Location: Fountain area, near TJ Maxx ALL ACTIVITIES FREE. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Palm Beach County
Bedner's Farm Fresh Market -
Minimizes chemical and pesticide use,
pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall festival, wagon rides, snacks
and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting,
birthday parties, school tours
12033 State Road #7, Boynton Beach, FL 33473. Phone: 561-499-3994. Open: See our website for current hours. Directions: South of Boynton Beach Blvd, North of Atlantic Avenue on the west side of SR 7 (Hwy 441). Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Fresh From Farm To Fork. (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Delray Beach - Halloween Parade and Downtown Trick or
Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray, FL. Phone: 561-330. Open:
11:30am - 1:00pm Trick-or-Treat along the Ave.
Trick-or-Treating will take place on Atlantic Ave. between Swinton Ave. & the Intracoastal.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Halloween Parade
Line up at the Old School Square Park (on east side of Museum) at 1:00 pm. Parade starts at 1:30 and marches along Atlantic Ave. to Veterans Park. For more information on the parade and trick-or-treating, call (561) 279-1380x17.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Kidsfest of Delray
Kidsfest, at Veterans Park, is a free family event highlighting children’s services and organizations, targeting on health, safety and fun, that are available to parents. It will also have live entertainment for everyone, a make-and-take craft area and much, much more.For more information, contact Danielle Beardsley at (561) 243-7277 or by email at Beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com. (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
- Grace Fellowship Acreage Pumpkin Patch
- pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival,
5060 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, Loxahatchee, FL 33411. Phone: 561 333-4222 . Alternate Phone: ext 244. Email: email@example.com. Open: October 14 to 31, on Sunday through Friday from noon to 9pm, Saturdays from 9am to 9pm; Open anytime for school, church, scout, homeschool, senior adult or other groups; Call to set it up. Directions: From West Palm & South: Go west on Okeechobee Blvd all the way to Seminole Pratt Whitney. Turn north & continue until you see The Grove Market on your right. From the Glades: Go east on Southern Blvd (sr 98) past Lion Country Safari to Seminole Pratt Whitney. Turn north to The Grove market on the right (the old Winn Dixie) parking lot. From PB Gardens: Go west on Northlake all the way to Seminole Pratt Whitney Road. Turn south and start looking on your left (east) for the Pumpkin Patch. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. The patch is sponsored by Grace Fellowship Acreage. We meet weekly on Sundays @ Seminole Ridge High School's Auditorium @ 10:45. For more information about the church look on Facebook @ Grace Fellowship Acreage, or on our website @ GFAcreage.org. Craft fair Friday evening October 26 through Sunday afternoon October 28 (call 561 385-5871 to set up a booth) Fall Fest Sunday October 28 from 4pm to 8pm Bar b que available for groups (contact Frank Ingram at 561 333-4222 if you want to visit the patch via motor coach with a steak and chicken dinner!!) (ADDED: September 18, 2012)
- Hester Center - Halloween Spooktacular
1901 N. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL. Phone: 561-742-6550. Open: Call for this year's dates and times. Dress up and be a contestant in the costume parade. Games, prizes and goodies to take home. Ages 1-12. Free.
Hope Lutheran - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, parking provide free
7430 Belvedere Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411. Phone: 561-684-0691. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: October 13 - 31; Open daily 12pm to 8pm. Directions: Corner of Belvedere Road and Pike Rd. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: October 06, 2012) (ADDED: October 13, 2008)
Mounts Botanical Garden - Family Fall Festival
531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL. Phone: 561-233-1757. Open: Fall Family Festival October 16, 2011 (11 AM – 4 PM) More information Phone: 561-233-1757. This annual festival features games, arts and crafts and other hands-on activities, music, refreshments, and prizes for everyone. Favorite activities include pumpkin painting (sponsored by the Junior League of the Palm Beaches), pony rides, vegetable planting, rock wall climbing, face painting and lots more. Some activities are free; others have a nominal charge. (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Halloween in the Village -
Yesteryear Village, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL. Phone: 561-793-0333. Open: See this page for current dates and times. This family-friendly event features trick-or-treating to the restored early Florida buildings, activities and contests. parking is free. (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park -
"Boo at the Zoo" and "Boo at the Zoo"
1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL. Phone: 561-533-0887. Open: Many events, many dates - see their website atthe link above. Calling all ghosts & ghouls! Boo at the Zoo was founded over 15 years ago to provide the community's children with a safe place to "trick-or-treat" and to help make Halloween a truly unique experience for children of all ages. Boo at the Zoo is proudly sponsored by the Goddard School, ADT, Palm Beach Ice Works, U Cube Mobile Media and the Centre for Family Beginnings at Wellington Regional Hospital. The days' entertainment will include:
Trick-or-Treating throughout the Zoo
Paint-Your-Own Pumpkin Patch
Hay Stack Hunt
Sand Art & Spin Art
Storytelling & Children's Entertainment
Games & Crafts
Roving Animal Encounters
Halloween-Themed Keeper Talks & Animal Enrichments
Paws for a Cause Animal Art Expo Featuring Unique Pieces of Art Created by Zoo Animals. (UPDATED: October 10, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Petting Zoos, Pony Rides & Hayrides - Fall festival,
horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, snacks
and refreshment stand, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce,
pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties
15917 133rd Terrace N, Jupiter, FL 33478. Phone: 561-951-2857. Fax: 561-747-7854. Email: email@example.com. Open: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 9 pm. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Pa Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. (ADDED: July 12, 2010)
Shriek Week at Sugar Sand Park - Fall festival, haunted
300 South Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33486. Phone: 561-347-3900. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: October 18, 19, 25 and 26 from 6pm to 11pm Thursday, October 24 from 5pm to 8pm (less intense night). Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 300 South Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33486. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. 10th Annual Shriek Week, the Premier Family-Friendly Halloween event in Palm Beach County. "Ghost Trackers" themed Haunted House for ages 7-12 with special effects, lighting, sound, animatronics, and live actors; family activities, black light games, trick or treat trail and more; 2nd Annual Kids' Scary Film Festival in the Willow Theatre; For specific times, dates, and prices please visit the website; This is one-of-a-kind event in Boca is not to be missed!. (UPDATED: September 29, 2013) (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
The South Florida Fairgrounds - Fright Nights
Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL. Phone: 561-793-0333. Open October weekends. A whole night's worth of entertainment with four walk-through haunts, including The Manor, Asylum, Afraid of the Dark and Ripper, a monster midway with thrill rides and more. Not recommended for small children. Admission: Haunt Hopper Pass (park entry and one-time entry to each haunted attraction), See the website for current prices and hours!. Buy tickets online at frightnights.net. (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Sugar Sand Park Community Center -
Shriek Week activitiews
300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL. Phone: 561-347-3948. See the website (click on the link above) for current dates, times, prices and other information!
Haunted Tour: Step into the classic horror films that turned your innocent dreams in to nightmares! Vampires, mummies, werewolves, and creatures aren’t just on a movie screen- they are REAL. Lighting, sound and special effects, actors, and animatronics make this haunted house an event NOT to be MISSED!Thurs., Oct. 27, 6-8:30pm; Fri. & Sat., Oct. 28 & 29, 6-9:30pm Recommended for ages 7-12
Haunted Tour Light: For the faint of heart, this version of the Haunted Tour has all the fun, with lighter frights. Tues. & Wed., Oct. 25 & 26, 4-7:30pm. Recommended for ages 5 - 12
Family Round Up: Games, prizes, crafts, face painting, strolling magic, photo souvenirs, and food concessions
(UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Cason United Methodist
- Pumpkin Patch, petting zoo, pumpkin painting, face painting, and a
342 N Swinton Av, Delray Beach, FL. Phone: 561-276-5302. Open: Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 10 am to 2 pm. This free event will feature food, too. Bounce House * Food Court * Hay Rides * Games * Cupcake Walk * Crafts * Children & Pet Costume Contest. Wristbands for Activities $5. (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
Yesteryear Village, South Florida Fairgrounds - A Safe
9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411. Phone: 561-793-0333. Open: Thursday, October 20: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Friday, October 21: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Saturday, October 22: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Thursday, October 27: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Friday, October 28: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Saturday, October 29: Special 3:00 pm opening thru 8:00 pm; Sunday, October 30: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Monday, October 31st.: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Directions: West Palm Beach off Southern Boulevard, 1.5 miles west of the Florida Turnpike exit 97. A SAFE PLACE TO TRICK-OR-TREAT! For children 12 and under. Spookyville is a safe place to trick or treat, loaded with fun and treats in a safe, family-friendly environment. Take the little goblins on a trek around a sweet trick or treat trail, games and crafts, end then exit to a glittering carnival of rides and attractions. On Saturday, October 29, participate in our costume contests with lots of fun and prizes. From face painting and pass the pumpkin to mummy wraps, a cake walk and pumpkin bowling, there's a family activity for everyone. COST (in 2011) Admission is $5 for adults accompanying a child; Children 3-14, $10-includes trick-or-treating and kiddie rides (except pony rides), age 2 & younger, free. (UPDATED: October 13, 2011, from their website)
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