Sunday, October 23, 2011

Free Halloween Events in South Florida

There are lots of free Halloween events in South Florida in the coming week, so make sure to take your kids out for some free and frugal fun. 
Below you will find a list of free Halloween events in Broward, Miami and Palm Beach counties.

You can find an update on the Free Halloween Events in South Florida 2013 at our sister site Frugality Is Free. 






Free Halloween Events in South Florida 2011

Tuesday October 25th
Event: Not So Scary Halloween Show, Gulfstream Park (Hallandale, FL)
When: Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 11 a.m.-Noon.
Cost: FREE
Location: The Village at Gulfstream Park
501 S. Federal Hwy.
Hallandale Beach, FL
Event Details:
The Village at Gulfstream Park's weekly Kids Club will be presenting everyone's favorite clown, Ooopsy, and the Not So Scary Halloween Show.
Contact Info:  954-378-0900
Event website: http://www.thevillageatgulfstreampark.com


Wednesday October 26th
Event: Trick Or Treat Costume Parade, Oakland Park, FL
When: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 10 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: Oakland Park Library, 1298 NE 37th St., Oakland Park, FL
Event Details: Children of all ages are invited.

Contact Info:  954-630-4372. 


Event: Halloween Play and Party for Preschoolers, West Palm Beach, FL
When: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 11 AM - NOON
Cost: FREE
Location: West Palm Beach Public Library, 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach.
Event Details: See the play Goldilocks and The Haunted House at the library for a not-so-spooky original , Halloween play designed for preschoolers. Dress in costume to get into spirit.
Contact Info:  561-868-7703. 


Thursday October 27th



Event: Halloween Grab Bag Giveaway, Fort Lauderdale, FL
When: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 7 - 9 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale.
Event Details: Come by and pick up a free Halloween grab bag. 7-9 p.m. at

Contact Info:  954-791-1037.  
  
Friday October 28th
Event: Free Scary Face Pancakes at Ihop 
When: October 28th 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: Participating Ihop restaurants.
Event Details: Free "create your own" Scary Face Panckaes to trick-or-treaters 12 and younger. No purchase is required, but parents will have the opportunity to donate to Children’s Miracle Network Hospital
Event Website: www.ihop.com


Event: Spooktacular Stage Show, Boca Raton, FL
When: October 28th 7 PM
Cost: FREE 
Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 433 Plaza Real, Boca Raton.
Event Details: Enjoy a spooky stage show with the family.
Contact: 561-393-7827
Event Website:




Saturday October 29th
Event: Halloween Fun at the Dadeland Mall, FL
When: Saturday, October 29th, 2011; 2 - 7p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: 
Southland Mall near Macy’s  20505 S. Dixie Highway, Cutler Bay. 305-235-8880 or visit Mysouthlandmall.com. Free. Event Details: Miss Daisy the friendly witch, a Halloween costume contest with prizes, carnival games, crafts and tattoos.
Contact Info: 305-235-8880 

Event Website: Mysouthlandmall.com



Event: 2011 Autumn Festival, Hialeah, FL
When: Saturday, October 29th, 2011; 2 - 6p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: 

Ramada Airport North
1950 W 49 St
Hialeah, FL 33012
Event Details: Join us for an afternoon full of FUN – GAMES – MUSIC - FOOD – & PRIZES!!!! Candy Stations for the children dressed in their Costumes. We will be hosting raffles throughout the event including a costume contest, a bounce house, character appearances, face painting, cookie decorating, and much much more. The fair is based on the entertainment industry, so come on down and find everything you need for your next event. We will also have many goodies for sale for you and your kids!!!
Contact Info: (305) 879-8135
Event Website: 



Event: Kidsfest: Halloween Parade and Downtown Trick-or-Treating, Delray Beach
When: Saturday, October 29th at 11:30 AM - 4 PM
Cost: FREE 
Location: Downtown Delray, FL Trick-or-Treating will take place on Atlantic Ave. between Swinton Ave. & the Intracoastal.
Event Details: Takes the kids for a morning trick-or-treating on Atlantic Ave. between Swinton and the Intracoastal from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Then, go to the Old School Square Park and watch the Halloween parade which begins at 1:30 p.m. After the parade, head to Veterans Park and enjoy an afternoon of crafts, live entertainment and a safety and health seminar.
Contact info: (561) 279-1380x17.
Event Website: http://www.mydelraybeach.com/Delray/Events/Kidsfest.htm  

 

Event: Trick Or Treat on 2nd Street (Kids' Event) Fort Lauderdale

When: Saturday, October 29th 1 PM - 5 PM
Cost: FREE 
Location: Esplanade Park, SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale
Event Details: Kick off your Halloween celebration with a FREE "Spooktacular" event for the entire family. The afternoon of fun culminates with the Riverwalk Howl-o-ween Parade and Costume Contest for kids and pets. There will be fabulous prizes for Best Kid Costume, Best Dog Costume and Best Kid & Pet Costume Duo. Parade starts at 4:00 pm at Esplanade Park and ends at the Historic New River Inn.





Event: Rail Fun Day, Dania Beach, FL

When: Saturday, October 29th 11 AM - 3 PM

Cost: FREE
Location:  Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station, 500 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach. 

Event Details South Florida Parenting Kids Fun event with something for the whole family. Event includes a kids Halloween contest with prizes, food sampling, arts and crafts, a magic show and carnival-style games.
Contact info: 954-703-7934.
Event Website: Rail Fun Day Dania Beach




Event: Trick Or Treat on 2nd Street (Kids' Event) Fort Lauderdale

When: Saturday, October 29th 1 PM - 5 PM
Cost: FREE 
Location: Esplanade Park, SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale
Event Details: Ki
Contact info: 954-828-5363
Event Website: http://ci.ftlaud.fl.us/calendar/calendar.asp



Event: Funshop Creation Station, Hollywood
When: Saturday, October 29th 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 1, Hollywood, Fl.
Event Details: Interactive Children's Art activity
Contact info: 954-921-3500      





Event: Boo Bash Halloween, Hollywood, FL
When: Saturday, October 29th at 7-10 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 1, Hollywood, Fl.
Event Details: Enjoy safe Halloween fun for children of all ages at the ArtsPark at Young Circle. Safe trick or treating and concert by the Monsters. Come dressed in costume for the annual Hollywood Lakes Civic Associations costume contest.
Contact info: 954-921-3500      
Event Website: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/parks_rec/special_events.asp




Event: Music and Dancing Under the Stars (Hollywood Beach)
When: Saturday, October 29th, 2011 7:30 - 9 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Johnson Street and Broadwalk, Hollywood Beach, FL
Event Details: Dance on the Broadwalk or just enjoy the music. Featuring:


Gone South
Country

Contact Info:  954-921-3404
Sunday October 30th

Event: Davie Halloween Event, Davie FL


When: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 1 - 4 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 
Pine Island Park
Multi-Purpose Center
3801 S. Pine Island Road, Davie, FL
Event Details: Free: Bounce Houses, climbing wall, petting zoo, music.
For a small fee: Pumpkin patch, food and beverages.

Costume Contest


(begins at 3:00 pm)
3 Age Groups:
5 & under, 6-8, 9-12
Fun Contest for Kids of all Ages!




Contact Info:  954-921-3404
Event Website: Davie Fl Halloween Event


Monday October 31st


 

Event: Trick-or-Treat for Safety, Sunrise

When: Monday, October 31st, 2011 4 PM - 8 PM
Cost: FREE
Location:  
• Fire Station #39 - 6800 Sunset Strip (Village Civic Center)
• Fire Station #59 - 8330 NW 27th Place (next to Home Depot on University Drive)
• Fire Station #72 - 10440 West Oakland Park Boulevard
• Fire Station #83 - 60 Weston Road (New River Civic Center)
• Fire Station #92 - 13721 NW 21st Street (near Sawgrass Preserve)
Event Details: Children (PreK - Grade 5) and their parents are invited to visit any or all of the City's five fire stations for a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience! Fire-Rescue and Police personnel will be handing out goodies. Different treats and activities will be available at each station.


Event: Youth Light The Night (Hollywood)


When: Monday, October 31st, 2011 6:30 - 11 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center located at 2400 Charleston Street, Hollywood, FL.
Event Details: This alternative Halloween event is geared towards bringing the community together for an evening of fun and games for the kids with bounce houses, face painting and music in a safe and positive environment.



Contact Info:  954-921-3412

 


Event: Family Halloween Party at Cocowalk (Coconut Grove, FL)

When: Monday, October 31st, 2011 1 - 5 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Cocowalk
3015 Grand Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Event Details: Trick or treating, costume contest, face painting, live entertainment and more


Contact Info:  (305) 444-0777
Event Website: http://cocowalk.net
 




Event: Mall-O-Ween Event, Dadeland Mall, Miami FL
When: Monday, October 31st at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: Dadeland Mall
7535 N. Kendall Dr.
Miami, FL
Event Details: Kids can fill their Halloween bags with goodies in a safe, well-lit environment. No weapons or scary masks of any kind.  
Participating stores:
Arango
Bath & Body Works
Beauty Salons of America Nail Spa
Betsey Johnson
Canela
Churromania
Cohen Fashion Optical
Cotton On
Currency Exchange International
Guess By Marciano
Haagen-Dazs
Hot Topic
J Crew
Koko & Palenki
Koko & Palenki Style
LOFT
Lucky Eyes
Luggage World & Travel
Mens Wearhouse
Mia & Maxx
Mayors Jewelers
Pandora
Piercing Pagoda
Pro Active
Rosetta Stone
Sephora
Starbucks Coffee Co.
Street Talk I and II
Stress & Pain Relief I and II
Swim & Sport
T Mobile
The Art of Shaving
Tumi
White House Black Market
Zara
and More....
Contact info: 305-665-6226       
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/DadelandMall?sk=events













Event: Trick or Treating at Gulfstream Park (Hallandale, FL)
When: Monday, October 31st, 2011 11 a.m.-Noon.
Cost: FREE
Location: The Village at Gulfstream Park
501 S. Federal Hwy.
Hallandale Beach, FL
Event Details:
The Village at Gulfstream Park invites all South Florida families for a safe and exciting trick-or-treat experience. There will be live entertainment, face painting, balloon artists, and tons of treats for the kids. Come in your best costume and enjoy.
Contact Info:  954-378-0900
Event website: http://www.thevillageatgulfstreampark.com




Event: Theatre Under the Stars Concert Series (Hollywood Beach)

When: Monday, October 31st, 2011 7:30 - 9 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Johnson Street and Broadwalk, Hollywood Beach
Event Details: Dance on the Broadwalk or just enjoy the music. 

Green River Monsters
Rock & Roll Halloween Music

Contact Info:  954-921-3404











Information from Sun Sentinel, The Miami Herald, local newspapers, PR Agencies, Miami Visitor's Bureau, City Calendars of Events and event websites. 


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*Important information about the Free Halloween Events in South Florida: All dates and hours are subject to last-minute changes from the event organizers. Please call the contact numbers to make sure there has been no changes to the events.

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