Halloween Events

Image of a pumpkin patch at Gallgher's pumpkin patch

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


Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens

Friday September 10, 2021 - Sunday, October 31, 2021

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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Pumpkin Patch at the St. Pete Pier

2021 Dates TBD

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. Please check event for operating hours as they vary.

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Horror Movies in the Beer Garden

2021 Dates TBD

Movies in the beer garden are the perfect way to get in the festive feeling, but make  The entire month of October will be dedicated to spooky scary classics with horror movies starting at 7:30 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.


Halloween on Central

Sunday, October 31, 2021

On Sunday, October 31st, 2021 from 12 - 5 p.m. experience St. Pete from an all new perspective with 2 miles of Halloween trick or treats, activities and other car-free entertainment at the core of St. Pete, Central Avenue! Halloween on Central is a family-friendly event encompassing 22 blocks of Central Ave. through the EDGE District and Grand Central District, and in collaboration with Car-Free St. Pete, Open Streets, and the City of St. Pete. All of Central Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from MLK St. to 31st St., so that everyone can freely explore – CAR-FREE – the full streetscape of wonderful businesses, public art, historic buildings, and other amenities Central Avenue offers! 

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Great Explorations' Halloween Hooplah

2021 Date TBD

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.

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