Halloween Events In Palm Beach County 2016
Ah, Halloween. A time for tricks and treats, ghouls and goblins, cowboys and clowns.
It's the perfect fall night to load up on either candy or cocktails, depending on your age, of course, and it should be spent having fun with family and friends. That's why we’ve rounded up some of the best events in the Palm Beach area perfect for parading around your costume of choice.
Here are some great Halloween happenings in Palm Beach County.
Delray Marketplace has transformed the shopping center into a kid-friendly, trick-or-treating wonderland. Kid games, face-painting, live entertainment, hay rides and much more will be available for the entire family. Bring your favorite Halloween bags and buckets to gather all the delicious sweets.
Oct. 26; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Delray Marketplace; free
Laugh along to a humorous murder mystery show while enjoying a delicious, three-course authentic Italian dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy. Some menu items include bruschetta, spaghetti and meatballs, fettuccine afredo, and tiramisu. A complimentary glass of wine or beer will be provided.
Oct. 27 or 28; 6:30 p.m.; Maggiano’s Little Italy, Boca Raton; $59.95
Mingle with newfound friends at this upscale Halloween event. An optional buffet will be provided, and guests are encouraged—but not required—to come dressed to the nines in their best upscale costumes. There will be a costume contest, with prizes for the Best Costume, Most Creative Costume, Sexiest Costume and Best Couples Costume. Nothing to wear? Ladies can slip on a little black dress, and men can look snazzy in all black. Buffets items include chicken meatballs, steak skewers, mini brie grilled cheese and caprese salad.
Oct. 28; 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Farmer’s Table, Boca Raton; $5 (party only), $35 (party and VIP buffet)
Are you good or evil? Come dressed in your best angel or devil costumes, and celebrate All Hallows' Eve with $3 Halloween shots and a $500 cash prize for best costume.
Oct. 29; 9 p.m.; The Wishing Well, Boca Raton
Foodies can appreciate this signature Halloween event at the Addison, which will benefit Slow Burn Theatre Company at the Broward Center for Performing Arts. Enjoy delicious five-star diamond award winning cuisines and photo-worthy cocktails, which will be served as guests roam through various themed rooms and enjoy spectacular holiday décor. Live music and entertainment will also be provided throughout the night. Guest are encouraged to dress in their best costumes.
Oct. 31; 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.; The Addison, Boca Raton; $50 (general admission), $100 (VIP)
For a more daring Halloween experience, Fright Nights is the best place to get creeped out by the area’s freakiest haunted houses. Adventure through the spine-chilling Doll Factory, or dare to step foot into the war-torn Sunnyville School House. This year’s event will include two Escape Rooms, each an hour long.
Through Oct. 30, Thursday through Saturday; hours vary; South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach; $25 general admission (includes 3 haunts and unlimited rides), $30 Total Terror (includes 4 haunts and unlimited rides)
Perfect for the younger kids, this event features an old-fashioned, family-friendly Halloween celebration. Yesteryear Village’s 25 historic buildings will be transformed into a kid-friendly Halloween town, and cast members will be passing out safe trick or treats. Kiddie rides, games, arts and crafts, and more will be available.
Oct. 21-23, Oct. 28-31; Fri./ 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. and Sun./ 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Halloween/ 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Yesteryear Village at South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach; $10
The entire family can enjoy this spooky twist on the popular, award-winning Clematis concert series. Enter—if you dare—the kid-friendly Haunted Hallows zones, where candy will be provided by nonprofit organizations and local businesses. Other fun activities include hay rides, face-painting, balloon animals and a costume contest with thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs. Live rock music will be provided by Miami-based band Jason K & Signal Fire.
Oct. 27; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Downtown West Palm Beach; free
Celebrate the season at this unique "Phantom of the Opera"-themed bash. A live DJ, dancing, delicacies and disguises will make this Halloween event unforgettable. Hors d’oeuvres complementing the flavors of autumn and signature Halloween themed cocktails like the Poison Apple will also be served. A costume contest will be held, and the winner will receive a weekend stay at Hilton West Palm Beach, a cabana rental for the day and a four-person brunch gift certificate.
Oct. 28; 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Hilton West Palm Beach; $65 per person, $120 per couple
Participate in Palm Beach Outlets’ first ever Phantom 5K, Monster Mile and Kids Devil Dash benefiting Quantum House. Also, take part in a costume contest and mall-wide trick-or treating at participating stores.
Oct. 29, 7:30 a.m. (5K), 8:45 a.m. (Monster Mile), 9 a.m. (Kids Dash), 9:30 a.m. (Costume Contest), 10 a.m. (shops open); Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach
Dress up your wardrobe and your car for a fun-filled night of superheroes and supercars. Set up your car with store-bought candy for kids to go trunk-or-treating.
Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to noon; Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach; $5 (car entry), free (spectators)
Dance with the dead at this premier Halloween party event, which will include a cash bar, a dead DJ, finger foods, and a costume contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $500.
Oct. 30; 7 p.m. to midnight; South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach; $10
Skip the scare, and relax this Halloween at Eau Spa. Creep around the Haunted Villa and trick-or-treat for product samples; enjoy the saunas, steam showers Jacuzzis and Self-Centered Garden Cabanas; enter into raffles, with prizes including spa products and gifts. An online social media costume contest will also take place, with a prize of $500 Spa Bucks.
Oct. 31; 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Eau Spa in Manalapan; $60
All family members—even the furry ones—are welcome to enjoy this Halloween event, complete with a dog costume contest, pumpkin-decorating, pet adoptions, a doggy fun zone and more.
Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Downtown Abacoa; free
The whole family is welcome to enjoy this pre-Halloween party. Come in costume, and trick-or-treat around the shopping center. You can also pick out a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch with a monetary donation to Little Smiles. Guests can also enjoy Halloween arts and crafts, face-painting, and a balloon artist.
Oct. 22, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Harbourside Place in Jupiter; free
Who said malls are only for shopping? Kids of all ages can trick-or-treat at participating stores throughout The Gardens Malls' Grand Court. There will also be a Halloween costume contest, haunted photo opportunities, and more. While the kids celebrate, the adults can grab a free Halloween-themed cocktail from BRIO Tuscan Grille.
Oct. 28, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens; free
Bring your own bag for a night of Halloween trick-or-treating with the whole community. Activities will include inflatable bounce houses, candy, music, prizes, games, a flashlight Egg Haunt and more. One Blood will also be on site for those who’d like to donate blood during the event.
Oct. 28, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Jupiter Community Center; free
Rock out in your favorite Halloween costume to Little River Band, who will be performing hit classics like "Reminiscing," "Lady," "It's A Long Way There" and many more at the beautiful PGA National Resort and Spa.
Oct. 29; 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens; $75 (general admission), $90/ (preferred), $175 (VIP)