With all of the events going on around Tampa Bay, you can! From kid-friendly to adults-only, there’s something for everyone.

A Nightmare on Franklin Street 2013 via Creative Commons

A Nightmare on Franklin Street

Tampa Theatre
October 21 - 31

Love Halloween-themed movies? Adore creepy movies that keep you up all night long? Spend several nights in scary movie heaven at the Tampa Theatre. See The Shining, Poltergeist, The Exorcist, and more. Learn more

24th Annual Haunted Woods

Hillsborough River State Park
Wednesday, October 26, 6pm - Thursday, October 27, 10am

Scary but not too scary, this annual event allows the entire family to walk through the Haunted Woods and enjoy a haunting good time. Coloring contests, family tram rides, and a costume contest are all part of the fun, too! Learn more

Oldsmar Halloween Carnival and Haunted Trail

107 Shore Drive W, Oldsmar
Friday, October 28

This free event is great for the entire family. Come on out for a Halloween movie, games, and, of course, plenty of candy! Learn more

TASCO Field of Screams: “The Asylum”

Boyd Hill Environmental Studies Area, St. Petersburg
October 28 - 31

One of the scariest things you can do is navigate the Field of Screams during Halloween. This year, try to escape the Asylum, navigate dark woods, survive the inmates, and flee to safety. This event, voted number one scare in Tampa, is for teens and adults only. Learn more

Guavaween 2011 via Creative Commons


Ybor Parking Lot, Ybor City
Saturday, October 29

After the March of the Pumpkin King Halloween Parade down 7th Avenue, stay for the Guavaween party - adults only. Show off your costume, dance, and have a few drinks and celebrate Halloween without the kids at Tampa’s largest Halloween party. Learn more

Safety Harbor’s Main Street to Trick-or-Treat

Main Street, Safety Harbor
Monday, October 31

Head over to Safety Harbor for this family-friendly event. Trick-or-treat from local businesses on Main Street, Fire Station 52, and City Hall. Learn more.

13th Annual Boo Bash

Bright House Field, Clearwater
Monday, October 31

Bring the kids out for a safe, family-friendly evening of trick-or-treating. Enjoy games, a hayride, a costume parade down the field, and plenty of candy! This is a free community event. Learn more

Halloween Spree

Glazer Children’s Museum
Monday, October 31

Bring your bag or plastic pumpkin to collect plenty of candy and treats at this annual indoor trick-or-treat event, filled with games and other activities. Tickets are $8 for premium & super premium members and $10 for general admission. Learn more.

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Want something a little bigger? Ready to do the tourist thing? Local attractions have plenty of Halloween fun to offer:

Howl-o-Scream at Busch Gardens

Brick-or-Treat at Legoland

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios

Creatures of the Night at Lowry Park Zoo

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween at Disney World

Seaworld’s Halloween Spooktacular