Halloween Fun For Families & Kids


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By: Shayne Benowitz

Read on for the best Halloween events in Miami for the whole family.

Don your favorite costumes and get ready to trick-or-treat around Miami with these fun, family-friendly Halloween celebrations.

House of Horror Haunted Carnival – Miami International Mall – Oct. 5 – Nov. 4

Be prepared to be spooked out of your mind at Miami’s largest haunted house experience from the 1455 Asylum to the Gates of Phobia and the Freak Emporium. There’s also carnival rides and food vendors.

Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash – Miami Children’s Museum – Oct. 15

Head to Miami Children’s Museum for a fun-filled day of trick-or-treating through the museum galleries, plus a haunted house and mad scientist lab.

Monster Splash – Miami Seaquarium – Oct. 15-29

Celebrate the harvest season at Miami Sequarium with a pumpkin patch, scarecrow zone, Flipper’s dance party, face painting, arts and crafts and more!

Hansel and Gretel at Halloween – Pinecrest Gardens – Oct. 22

Come out for Magic City Opera’s rendition of the classic fairytale Hansel and Gretel with a Halloween twist at Pinecrest Gardens. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume for a trick-or-treating event with cast members post-show.

Ghosts of Miami City Cemetery Walking Tour with Dr. Paul George – HistoryMiami – Oct. 27

Take a tour through Miami’s historic cemeteries with the city’s preeminent historian and scholar, Dr. Paul George, on his birthday. You’ll visit the tombstones of some of Miami’s most famous early inhabitants and learn the mysterious stories of their deaths.

Downtown Fright Night Halloween Block Party – Oct 28

Take to the streets of Downtown Miami with the whole family for the Downtown Fright Night Halloween Block Party featuring a Stranger Things Family Fun Zone, a dog park, haunted market and a late night dance party.

Zoo Boo – Zoo Miami – Oct. 28-29

Take a walk on the wild side at Zoo Miami for their Zoo Boo celebration when trick or treating and spooky activities come with the price of admission.

Cars in the Garden – Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden – Oct. 29

Fairchild’s Cars in the Garden celebration comes with a Halloween twist, inviting car aficionados and trick-or-treaters for a fun-filled day including a car parade in the botanic garden.

A Spooky Symphony – Adrienne Arsht Center – Oct. 29

The Arsht Center’s Family Fest season kicks off on Halloween for a free concert featuring the most beautiful scary music you’ve ever heard.

Howl-O-Ween – Pinecrest Gardens – Oct. 29

Come out to Pinecrest Gardens to support homeless pets at the 7th Annual Howl-O-Ween party. Bring the family and your pooch for a day of trick-or-treating, costume contests and pumpkin patch portraits.

Haunted House: Nightmare at 405 – University of Miami – Oct. 31

The University of Miami is getting into the haunted house action with their haunted house at the War Memorial Youth Center located at 405 University Drive. Here is a list of all Halloween events.

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