Hey South Florida SmartySavers! We’ve got a bunch of awesome South Florida Fall and Halloween events coming up in the next couple of weekends..here’s this weekend’s roundup! If you have any I missed that you’d like to add, leave a comment below!
BROWARD COUNTY FALL FUN EVENTS
NOW through Wednesday October 31st
Ongoing Events & Features include:
● Pumpkin Patch… Biggest & Best in Broward! …and “Paint-a-Pumpkin” Activity Area …Open Every Day!
● LIVE Music! …every Sat/Sun
● Harvest Market featuring Hay Bales, Corn Stalks, Gourds, Indian Corn, Scarecrows, Seasonal Delights including Candied Apples, Cider, Roasted Corn …every Sat/Sun
● Deli/Juice Bar/Creamery & Sweet Shop offering Boxed Lunch Picnic, Smoothies, Milkshakes, Popcorn and more! …Open Every Day!
● Horse-drawn Hayrides …every Sat/Sun 12-3 PM beginning Oct 6 / $4 per person
● Face Painting by Curly Sue …every Sat/Sun 11 AM-3PM / $4 per person
● FREE Garden Talks / Make-it and Take-it Workshops …every Sat/Sun
Friday October 19th & Saturday October 20th • 7:00pm – 9:00pm
The Swamp Witch lives to haunt another night at Flamingo Gardens’ Haunted Nights, Friday and Saturday nights before Halloween. With ghouls and ghosts, witches and zombies, this special night of fright outdoor event is not for the timid. Sponsored by Spirit Halloween stores and featuring both live actors and animatronic props staged throughout the West Arboretum, this year’s Haunted Nights has new surprises and ghouls sure to scare! Beware….
Saturday October 20th – Sunday October 21st • 10:00am – 4:00pm
The Tradewinds and Atlantic Railroad offers model steam train rides on a half-mile track around a lake. For all ages Riders under 10 years old must be accompanied by adults. Pregnant women are not allowed to ride the train. $1/ride per person. The park’s regular weekend and holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect.
Saturday October 20th – Sunday October 21st • 11:00am – 2:00pm
Tours to see the numerous farm animals, including a cow, sheep, goats, pigs, and chickens. $3/person. The park’s regular weekend and holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect.
Saturday October 20th • 10:00am – 3:00pm
Come watch our special kids show off their riding skills! Watch a costumed horsey half time show. Join us at 2:00 PM for a public costume contest. Win a trophy! Public welcome to join us for pony rides, mini horses, hay rides, bounce house, ghoulish games, pumpkin patch, freaky fun, frightening food and more! Wear your costume!
PALM BEACH COUNTY FALL FUN EVENTS
Bedner’s Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze & Hay Rides (Boynton Beach)
NOW through Wednesday October 31st
Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze & Hay Rides at 9:00 and will be open everyday EXCEPT Tuesday. We have straw bales & corn stalks for sale!
NEW HOURS effective Saturday September 29th. Monday through Saturday 9:00 – 6:00, Sunday 10:00 -5:00. Hay Rides Mon, Wed, Thur, & Fri starting at 9:00 leaving every hour last one at 5:00. Not available on Tuesdays. Weekends run continuously all day Saturday, first one 9:00, Sun first one 10:00. LAST TICKET SOLD ONE HOUR PRIOR TO CLOSING. Price is $3.00 per person, Children under 2 are free. The U-Pick is CLOSED for season. Reopens in early December.
Thursday October 18th – Saturday October 20th • 6:00pm
Open 6pm – 11pm Thursdays Open 6pm – 12am Friday & Saturdays
Haunted Houses: • Kill Shot • Carnival of Creeps • Santa’s Workshop • The Creature • The Manor
Midway with over a dozen rides. Food & Concessions.
Friday October 19th – Sunday October 21st • 10:00am – 5:00pm
Boo at the Zoo was founded over 15 years ago to provide our local community with a safe, educational venue for trick-or-treating. Since that time Boo at the Zoo has become Palm Beach County’s #1 family event during the Halloween season welcoming nearly 10,000 guests last year. Festivities include trick-or-treating provided by local vendors and children’s entertainment including games, crafts, hay stack hunt, decorate-your-own pumpkin patch, bounce house, face painting, photo opportunities throughout the Zoo, Monster Mash dance parties in our Fountain Plaza, themed treats in our Tropics Café and for the animals, roving animal encounters, and everyone’s favorite – costume contests!
Friday October 19th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday October 20 – Sunday October 21st • 11:00am – 6:00pm
Something special is brewing! Spookyville, an old fashion Halloween for families and children 12 and under, offers a full night of safe trick or treats, expanded rides and games, food and drink, many activities, and arts and crafts! From scavenger hunts to pumpkin bowling, there’s a family activity for everyone. The fun is spread over 7 big nights and is sponsored by Pepsi, Ford, Kubota, Lion Country Safari, and more. Yesteryear Village’s 20 historic buildings will come alive with costumed volunteers offering treats and big smiles to the little ones. Bring an appetite as there will be food, drink and maybe even some witches’ potion. It’s a throwback to the traditional days of family Halloweens in a fun, secure and family friendly environment. Admission is $7 -includes trick-or-treating everyday, all contests, and activities (except pony rides)-, age 2 & younger is free.
Friday October 19th – Saturday October 20th
Three all new Haunted attractions now inside the air-conditioned G-Star Motion Picture Soundstage:
THE WEREHOUSE: Artifacts safely stored, Abnormals carefully protected … but now the system is broken.
COLONEL FREDERICKS FESTIVAL OF FREAKS: Mystic Artifacts, Human Oddities, Unbelievable Creatures, Zombie Circus of the Undead.
SHORTS STALKS HAUNTED MAZE: Search the maze for goodies galore! No grown ups allowed! (unless accompanied by a child)
TICKETS: ADULTS $10.00 / CHILDREN 11 & UNDER $5.00 / ALL NIGHT BOUNCE BAND $5.00
Saturday October 20th • 6:00pm – 10:00pm
The Village of Wellington and Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce invite you to their annual Fall Festival Event. The Fall Festival includes costume contests, live music, games, inatables, bingo, a haunted house and of course, great “fair” foods! “All Access” bracelets for children are $7 in advance, $10 the day of the event, and $5 for adults. This is sure to be an exciting evening that is fun for ALL ages!
Halloween in the Hammock (Boca Raton)
Saturday October 20th • 6:30pm – 8:30pm
A mysterious stroll through the hammock awaits one and all, you will not be frightened, but have quite a ball! Find spiders, snakes, and ancient shell middens, and maybe other surprises the hammock has hidden! Join us for an hour-long nighttime nature walk with ghostly guides and ghouls.
Due to the length of this event, children must be at least 6 years old. When you register, you will be asked to sign up for a specific time (6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30).
You can also check out Boca Boo Days for information on other Halloween events this season!
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