Fall & Halloween Events

Note: Events are current as of 10/22. Please check with organizers for any changes.

OCTOBER 2-8

Thursday - 10/6 - Sandoway Discover Series: Halloween at Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach. Outdoors, limit 10 students per class. Age 3-5. Held again 10/20. 2:30 pm & 3:15 pm. $8/non-member; $2/member child. RSVP: 561-274-7263; sandoway.org

OCTOBER 9-15

Thursday - 10/13 - Fall-Oween Spooktacular Show & Parade at Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave. Special show features Suzy Hammer as Grizelda the Sweet Witch. Child can dress in costume; trick-or-treat parade through the library follows. Child must be accompanied by an adult. All ages. 4-4:45 pm. Free. 561-393-7968; bocalibrary.org
10/15 - Fall Festival at Centennial Park & Amphitheater, 120 E Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. Bounce houses, games, rock wall, petting zoo, sack races, pumpkin decorating contest, face painting. Kids receive free popcorn & candy. Community Greening giving away 200 trees (wild tamarind, slash pine, loquat and avocado). 3-6 pm. Free. 561-742-6641; boynton-beach.org
Saturday - 10/15-16 - Boca Raton Pumpkin Patch Festival at Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real. Carnival rides, kiddie cornstalk maze, scarecrow dress-up village, sponsor giveaways, more. Pumpkins, savory & sweet cocktails, fair food for purchase. 10 am-6 pm. Per day $25/person age 3+; free/under age 3. Advance ticket purchase required: bocapumpkinpatch.com

OCTOBER 16-22

Thursday - 10/20 - Halloween Fall Fest at Delray Beach Historical Society, 3 NE 1st St.  Costume contest, games, outdoor movie, exhibits, refreshment stations, bake sale, more. 5-8:30 pm. $5/person; free/members & age 3 & under. Registration: 561-274-9578; delraybeachhistory.org
Friday - 10/21 - Ghoul’s Night Out Haunted House & Happy Hour at Milagro Junior Teen Center, 346 SW 6th Ave, Delray Beach. Benefits Milagro Center Junior Team Leadership Program. 6-8 pm. $25. 561-279-2970; milagrocenter.org
10/21 - Witches Brew at Tim Finnegan’s Irish Pub, 2885 S Federal Hwy, Delray Beach. Supports Annual Witches Ride (10/29); benefits Achievement Centers for Children & Families. 6-9 pm. $40/person. 561-276-0520; achievementcentersfl.org
10/21 - Mel Brook's Young Frankenstein at The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S Military Trl, Boca Raton. Presented by Entr'acte Theatrix. Runs through 10/30. 8 pm & 2 pm. $20. 561-347-3948;willowtheatre.org

OCTOBER 23-29

Sunday - 10/23 - Halloween in the Garden at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton. Outdoor crafts, games, wear your coolest costume. Carpooling encouraged; insect repellent suggested. Age 2-6; child under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian. 4:30-5:30 pm. $10/member; $13/non-member. Reservations: 561-544-8615; gumbolimbo.org
Tuesday – 10/25 - Haunted Opera at Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W Atlantic Ave. Go behind the scenes, discover the stories, music, production of some dark & scary operas. Presented by Palm Beach Opera. 1 pm. Free. Registration: 561-266-0194; delraylibrary.org
10/25 - Halloween Celebration & Costume Contest at Boynton Beach City Library, 100 E Ocean Ave. Age 13-17. 4-6 pm. Free. 561-742-6390; boyntonlibrary.org
Friday - 10/28 - Costume Tennis at Boca Raton Tennis Center, 271 NW Boca Raton Blvd. Tennis fun & pizza for kids currently enrolled in the tennis program. Age 5-12. 5 & 6 pm. $3/child. 561-393-7978; myboca.us/bocaboodays
10/28 - Serve It Forward Glow in the Dark Tennis Experience at Delray Beach Tennis Center, 201 W Atlantic Ave. Live DJ, blacklights, costume contest, silent auction, prizes, fun for everyone. 6 pm. $75/player; $40/age 10-17; $35/spectator; free/children under 10. 508-886-4500; belikebrit.org/glow
10/28 - Little Scream at Bryant Park, 100 S Golfview Rd, Lake Worth Beach. Trunk or treating, children’s & pet costume contests, Screen on the Green movie, games, activities, more. 6-9 pm. Free. 561-586-1600; lakeworthbeachfl.gov
10/28 - The Haunted Nature Preserve at Lantana Nature Preserve, 400 E Ocean Ave. Guided haunted trail tours, DJ dance party, costume contest, hayride, kids carnival games, vendors, prizes, more. 6:30-9 pm. Free w/free event parking at Lantana Beach. 561-540-5751; lantana.org
10/28 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show Experience at Mizner Park Cultural Center, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Age 18+. 7 pm & 9:30 pm. $25. Tickets: 561-347-3948, Info: 561-347-3948; miznerparkculturalcenter.com
10/28 - Haunted Hammock at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton. 30-minute guided walk through shadowy, mysterious hammock forest along the boardwalk; learn about nocturnal critters that creep & crawl when no one else is around. Program is a little scary w/some frights along the way. No flashlight or cell phone use during program. Carpooling encouraged; insect repellent suggested. Age 7+; child under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 7:30-10 pm. $10/member; $13/non-member. Reservations: 561-544-8615; gumbolimbo.org
Saturday - 10/29 - 11th Annual Witches of Delray Beach Bike Ride starts at City Hall, 100 NW 1st Ave; ends at Old School Square, 51 N Swinton Ave. Benefits Achievement Centers for Children & Families. 7:30-11:30 am. $40/rider. 561-276-0520; achievementcentersfl.org
10/29 - St. Gregory’s Annual Fall Bazaar at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church, 100 NE Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton. 9 am-3 pm. Free/admission & parking. 561-395-8285; stgregorysepiscopal.org

OCT. 30 - NOV. 5

Sunday - 10/30 - Fall Festival at St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church, 3300 Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach. Held between 9:30 am & 11:45 am services. Free. 561-732-3060; stjoesweb.org
Monday - 10/31 - Halloween Spooktacular! at Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W Atlantic Ave. Children invited to come in costume; have fun with music, treats, win a prize for most creative costume! Age 6-12. 5 pm. Free. Registration: 561-266-0194; delraylibrary.org
10/31 - Halloween Party at Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W Atlantic Ave. Age 13-17. 5-7 pm. Free. Online registration required: 561-266-0194; delraylibrary.org
10/31 - Halloween at the Addison presents Gotham at 2 E Camino Real, Boca Raton. Benefits Boca Helping Hands. Age 21+. 7 pm. $250/VIP; $150/general admission. 561-372-0568; specialevents@theaddison.com

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