Halloween Events

Halloween happenings are all around us in the St. Pete/Clearwater area! Enjoy spooky events for the whole family, scary thrills at Busch Gardens and more throughout the month.

1 Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

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Thursday, October 10, 2019 – Sunday, November 1, 2020

Be spooked by unexpected terrors around every corner at this year's Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens! The park will be open from 7 p.m.-12 a.m on select Fridays & Saturdays and 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. on Sundays. Howl-O-Scream is intended for a mature audience.

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2 Pumpkin Patch at the St. Pete Pier

Pumpkin Patch at the St. Pete Pier
Friday, October 16, 2020 – Sunday, October 25, 2020

Join in on the fall fun at the St. Pete Pier's pumpkin patch. Located at the Family Park beneath the stunning 'Bending Arc' sculpture by Janet Echelman, the pumpkin patch is the fall fun you're waiting for in the Sunshine City. The pump patch will arrive on October 16 and remain the St. Pete's massive waterfront park until October 25. Please check event for operating hours as they vary.

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3 Halloweekends at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Halloweekends at Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Saturday, October 24, 2020 – Sunday, November 1, 2020

Celebrate Halloween with your favorite rescued marine animals at Clearwater Marine Aquarium this Halloween season. There will be costumes, tasty treats, underwater pumpkin carvings, and more! Visit CMA on Saturday and Sunday, October 24 - November 1 for the fun-filled activities. 

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4 Horror Movies in the Beer Garden

Movies in the Beer Garden at Green Bench
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Movies in the beer garden are the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season! For the months of November and December, Green Bench will be playing a festive movie every Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m. There will be popcorn and tasty beverages available for purchase, but you're encouraged to bring your own blankets and chairs. Cancellations due to weather will be provided well in advance, so be sure to keep an eye on Facebook HERE.

November 25: Home Alone 

December 2: Die Hard 

December 9: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

December 16: Elf 

December 23: A Christmas Story

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5 Trick-or-Retreat at TradeWinds Island Grand

Friday, October 30, 2020 – Sunday, November 1, 2020

This Halloween, TradeWinds Island Grand is scaring up tricks and treats for a special "Halloweekend" – three full days of delightful frights featuring holiday-themed crafts, Dive-In movies, ghoulish paddleboat rides, costume contests, and the return of the fan-favorite Captain RedBeard's Pirate Show.

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6 Great Explorations' Halloween Hooplah

Great Explorations' Halloween Hooplah
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Boos and ghouls, get your costumes ready- Great Explorations Children's Museum is hosting a safe and spooktacular Halloween Hooplah! Join Great Explorations for exciting fall festivities during this new family-friendly event. The Halloween Hooplah will take place on Saturday, October 31st, from 9-11 a.m., 12-2 p.m., and 3-5 p.m. at the children's museum.

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Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

City: Tampa

Address
10165 N Malcolm McKinley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33612

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Pumpkin Patch at the St. Pete Pier

City: St. Petersburg

Address
800 2nd Avenue Northeast
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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Halloweekends at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

City: Clearwater

Address
249 Windward Passage
Clearwater, FL 33767

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Movies in the Beer Garden at Green Bench

City: St. Petersburg

Address
1133 Baum Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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"Trick-or-Retreat" at TradeWinds

City: St. Pete Beach

Address
5500 Gulf Blvd
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

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Great Explorations' Halloween Hooplah

City: St. Petersburg

Address
1925 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33704

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