Happy Halloween. You can find many Halloween events in Broward that are free or inexpensive, including in-person and drive-up events, and family-friendly films.
Often Halloween festivities are included with Fall festivals .
Please return to this feature to read about other events & deals as they’re added.
Tree Tops Park in Davie
Walk-through “haunted” trails at Tree Tops Park in Davie.
Regular event is designed for ages 13 & older. Parental discretion advised for ages 12 & younger. Event includes elements of violence & special effects, October 22, October 23, October 29, October 30 & October 31, fees are $32 per person, fees included, for 1 trail, $42 with extra trail, & $72 for Express.
Toned-down version Twilight Walk for Families, recommended for ages 6 & older, is October 30 & October 31, $18 per person with fees included, or $29, with fees included, for Express.
Information, including ticket orders, is online or 954-800-0903
Drive-Thru Nightmare in the Park
Drive-thru ‘haunted’ event recommended for ages 13 and older. Event includes flashing lights, special effects, & scenes of violence. Parental discretion advised for 12 & younger, free entry
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. October 23 Synder Park, 3299 SW Fourth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33315, 954-828-4585
Virtual pumpkin decorating contest, free
City of Fort Lauderdale, Register by October 20, register online
Drive-up event in Tamarac, free
Drive-up Halloween event, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. October 22, with free entry.
Tamarac Sports complex is decking out its parking lot for a drive-up event, 9901 NW 77th St., Tamarac, 954-597-3620. Find details here.
Not-So-Spooky Family Dance, $5
For kids age 5-12 with adults, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. October 22 @ Sunrise Civic Center grand ballroom, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise $5, dinner, dancing & activities, pre-registration is required, information online or 954-747-4600
Drive n Treat, $10 per vehicle
Drive n Treat, $10 per vehicle, October 22 drive-thru Trick or Treat event for families. Registration required. Sable Pines Park, 5005 NW 39th Avenue, Coconut Creek 33073, 954-545-6600. Vehicle decorations & costumes encouraged. Register online with WebTrac. For assistance with WebTrac, phone 954-545-6670
Pumpkins & Palm Trees, free
Halloween fun @ Las Olas Oceanside Park market 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. October 23, includes
- pumpkin patch
- pumpkin painting
- live entertainment featuring JJ & The Florida Oranges
- Halloween Trick or Treat trail
- student pie baking event
- photo stations
- yoga @ 9:30 a.m. $10, free for kids ages 6-16
- Museum of Discovery & Science demonstrations
- cooking demonstrations
Las Olas Oceanside Park is at 3000 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale 33316, information online
Margate Fall Festival, free
October 23 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. @ Sports complex, 1695 Banks Road, Margate 33063, entry is free. Find details here.
Family-friendly fun includes line dancing, petting zoo, hay rides, pony rides & vendors.
Event includes contests
- scarecrow building
- pumpkin carving
- Halloween costume contest
Halloween event, Festival Marketplace, free
Free activities for youngsters 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. October 23 including trick-or-treating & painting project, and others while supplies last. Festival Marketplace is at 2900 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach 33073, 954-979-4555, registration for free ticket is online
Haunted House, Festival Marketplace, free
Attraction is offered 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. October 23-31, Festival Marketplace is at 2900 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach 33073, 954-979-4555. Free parking.
Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating, Snyder Park
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. — or while supplies last — October 23, Snyder Park, 3299 Southwest 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33315, free entry
Trunk or Treat, Salvation Army Fort Lauderdale
Free entry, with donations accepted for Trunk or Treat 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. October 26, 100 SW Ninth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
Free entry for Halloween event, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. October 29 @ Pompano Community Park, 1660 NE 10th Street, Pompano Beach. Festivities include rides, inflatable rides, performers, pumpkin patch, hay ride, DJ entertainment & dancing, haunted trail. Costume contest @ 8 p.m., website, 954-786-4111
Library Scavenger Hunt for Kids, free
fun for youngsters & their familes
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. October 29, Miramar Library, 2050 Civic Center Place 33025
costumes welcome, free entry, register online
Spooktacular Music of the Night, free, donations accepted
Flickering shadows & Halloween music 7:30 p.m. October 29 @ All Saints Episcopal Church, 333 Tarpon Dr., Fort Lauderdale 33301, mask-wearing requested
Not So Spooky Halloween, events for kids & adults, free
Free festivities October 30 for youngsters, families & adults @ Gulfstream Park Village, a shopping, dining & entertainment plaza, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach 33009
- 6:30 p.m. Trick or Treating for youngsters with their families at outdoor stations. For interactive fun, special effects, music & live performers are featured.
- 7:30 p.m. costume contest for youngsters & games, representatives of event recommend arriving early
- 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. adult party in Gulfstream Park walking ring, includes food & drinks for purchase, music & costume contest with cash prizes
Pirates of The Wharf
Entertainment & pirate-theme decor 12 p.m. into the night October 30
The Wharf Fort Lauderdale, 20 W. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale 33301, is an open-air event space on the riverfront in Fort Lauderdale.
Kids with adults are permitted until 6 p.m. After 6 p.m., venue is for ages 21 & older
Information is online
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. — or while supplies last — October 30 @ Osswald Park, 2250 NW 21st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33311, free entry
Hollyweird Halloween, Downtown Hollywood, free
Free, family-friendly event 6 p.m. October 30 – 2 a.m. October 31, including candy, costume contest, live entertainment, vendors, & fun for youngsters, 1920 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood 33020, online information
Trunk-Or-Treat in Plantation
Entry is free for Halloween festivities 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. October 31 at Plantation community center, 5555 Palm Tree Road, Plantation 33317, 954-797-2180
- selfie opps
- costume contest
Wicked Manors Halloween
Pride Center, lively & festive Halloween party on Wilton Drive with live music, Wilton Manors, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. October 31, website , $5 entry fee
Weston Town Center, registration required, free
Trick or Treating, live entertainment & activities for kids are offered 3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. October 31 @ 1675 Market Street, Weston
Registration online is required. Registration is offered as of October 15
Halloween At River Run Park, free
Festivities are 6 p.m . – 9 p.m. October 31 @ River Run Park, 9400 Miramar Boulevard, Miramar
Entry is free. Event includes vendors, candy & a haunted house.
Drive-thru Trunk or Treat
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. October 31, drive-thru event featuring entertainment & trick-or-treating from decorated vehicles, Johnson Park, 1000 NW Eighth Avenue, Hallandale Beach, enter on Foster Road & Eighth Avenue. Costumes encouraged. Information is online, including information about Trunk Decorating contest.
Virtual candy guessing contest
City of Fort Lauderdale, register by October 31, register online
Is your city or organization planning a free or cheap Halloween event? Email us the details at email@example.com.
- October 21 “Hocus Pocus” 6:45 p.m., Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale 33316, bring lawn chairs or blankets, free entry, register online
- October 29 “Hocus Pocus” Free family-friendly films outdoors in ArtsPark on Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway in Hollywood. Bring lawn chair or blanket, movies are usually 8 p.m. Fridays, parking fees apply, event featured on website
- October 30 Interactive “Hocus Pocus” 6 p.m. October 30, indoor event, Sunrise Civic Center, 10610 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351, $7, costumes encouraged, includes movie trivia, live performance from “Sanderson Sisters,” 954-747-4646 or online
Deals & Halloween Events with fees
- Miramar Halloween Drive & Scream, Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater, 16801 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33027, offered various dates in October, $60-$100 per vehicle, information online
- Drive n Treat, $10 per vehicle, October 22 drive-thru Trick or Treat event for families. Registration required. Sable Pines Park, 5005 NW 39th Avenue, Coconut Creek 33073, 954-545-6600. Vehicle decorations & costumes encouraged. Register online with WebTrac. For assistance with WebTrac, phone 954-545-6670
- Halloween Tricks & Treats Weekends @ Museum of Discovery and Science , 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-467-6637, weekends in October, regular entry fees include Halloween-ish activities and demonstrations, including DIY trick-or-treat sacks, recipes for DIY scar wax & fake blood from household items, & demonstrations of science techniques for spooky effects in Halloween films. Costumes OK. Regular entry fees apply. Regular entry fees are $24 for adults & teens, $19 for ages 2-12
- No Way Out Miami Haunted City, $20 deal for haunted house at Westland Mall in Hialeah. ” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Get deal for 20 percent off here
- Drive-in @ Aventura mall, Horrorland, about $55 – $75 per vehicle
- Haunted Circus and Carnival in Miami through Oct. 31. Deal for 35 percent off.
- SeaWorld Orlando Howl-O-Scream, up to 54 percent off.
- Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort, up to 42 percent off.
Halloween restaurant & food deals
Halloween BOO! Book for just $1 with 5 coupons — each good for a FREE Jr. Frosty. The books are available through Halloween, while supplies last.
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More South Florida Halloween Events
Free Halloween events & $5 Halloween events
Halloween & Safety Festival, Plantation, $5
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. October 16, Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard, Plantation 33324
Entry is $5 for ages 2 and older.
The festival includes
- pumpkin patch
- fire department exhibits
- pony rides
- refreshments for sale
- fun zone
- children’s carnival
- costume contests
For information, 954-452-2510
Tamarac , FL 33321
Sunrise, FL 33351
Pompano Beach, FL 33073
Pompano Beach, FL 33073
Fort Lauderdale , FL 33316
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Margate , FL 33063
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Tree Tops Park