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Zombies, witches, superheroes, ghosts and goblins will roam the streets on Halloween 2019 weekend, Oct. 25-27, and they’ll most likely be at some of these free and cheap Miami events:
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October 18 & 19:
Third Annual Haunted Hike: Terrifying treats, rides, games, movies, pumpkin patch, rock climbing wall, dunk tank, 25-foot shark slide and face painting. Rides are $2-$5 and the hike is $10. Admission to the event however is free. 5-10 p.m., Bill Bags Cape Florida State Park, 1200 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne.
Roary’s No Scream Halloween: Come out to the FIU Panthers football game and enjoy Halloween festivities during halftime like trick or treating, a pumpkin patch and costume parade with the Florida International University mascot Roary. 6-8 p.m., Riccardo Silva Stadium on the FIU Main Campus, 11310 SW 17 St., Miami. Free.
Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival: Kendall Regional Center is hosting the event which includes face painting, a pumpkin patch, food and treats, pony rides, a teddy bear clinic, trick or treating. Kids encouraged to come in costume. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Doral Central Park, 3000 NW 87 Ave., Doral. Free.
Halloween Haunted Trails and Kids Fun Zone: Family friendly event with scary hay rides, a kids zone with games and arts and crafts, costume contest parade, pony rides, ghoulish entertainment, food for sale from local vendors. $5 per person or pre-sale tickets available at North Miami Parks and Recreation Department or Joe Celestin or for cash only at door. 7-11 p.m., Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park, 1725 NE 135 St., North Miami.
Halloween Night of the Haunted Carnival: Family-friendly with a haunted house, kids costume parade, creepy performances, candy giveaways, carnival games, activities and prizes and funko pops. Adults (18 years and older) can enter the Tim Burton Costume Contest at 9:30 p.m. on the Main Stage, followed by a screening of the Tim Burton cult classic “Beetlejuice.” Starts at 6 p.m., South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St. Free.
Halloween Golf Cart Parade and Halloween Spooktacular Event: Kick off the night at Whispering Pines Elementary to see the decked-out golf carts in parade at 7 p.m. followed by a family-friendly Halloween event at Cutler Ridge Park with a haunted house, music, food trucks, trunk or treat, costume contest, photo booth and face painters that goes until 10 p.m. Whispering Pines, 18929 SW 89 Rd., Cutler Ridge Park, 10100 SW 200 St. Free.
Trunk or Treat in Hialeah: Plenty of Halloween candy plus, balloon twisting, face painting, games and prizes, food trucks and music by local DJ. 5:30-8 p.m., COHEA Hialeah Education Academy, 2590 W 76 St., Hialeah. Free.
Trick-or-Treat with Time Out Market: One of Miami’s premier food halls is giving kids a jump start on Halloween with a candy extravaganza where all 18 vendors will be handing out candy. 3-8 p.m., 1601 Drexel Ave., Miami Beach. Free.
Halloween Movie Night: Family-friendly event with a Halloween costume parade, arts & crafts, DJ, activity stations, interactive games, trick or treat trail and food trucks from 4:30-6:30 p.m. followed by a sreening of Aladdin at 7 p.m. Founders Park, 3105 NE 190 St., Aventura. Free.
A Nightmare in Leah: Block party in the Leah Arts District with trick or treating for kids, the Baba Wagon and learn the story of the Baba Yaga witch, music by local darlings Afrobeta and Hialeah’s own H-Om and live painting by local artists. 6:30-11 p.m., Leah Arts District, 1395 E. 11 Ave., Hialeah. Free.
Trunk or Treat Movie Night: See decorated cars with trunks filled with treats, kids should come in costume, there’s also a costume contest with prizes and the movie “Small Foot” showing at 7:15 p.m. 5:30-9 p.m., Coral Reef Park, 7895 SW 152 St., Miami. Free.
Hansel & Gretel: Magic City Opera presents a stage performance based on the beloved children’s tale. The event will also include trick or treating and a meet and greet with performers. Kids are encouraged to come in costume. Performances at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Olympia Theater, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami. Free.
Movies in the Sand: Screening of the American horror classic film The Conjuring shown in the Sandbox, a secluded tropical nook. Complimentary “spooky sangria” and popcorn. 7 p.m., Miami Beach EDITION, 2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free.
Spooky Symphony: The annual Halloween concert by the Alhambra Orchestra and the Greater Miami Youth Symphony, conducted by Daniel Andai and Huifang Chen. Presented by The Children’s Trust this year’s show features music from the movies Frozen and Wonder Woman along with video game themes and classics like Hall of the Mountain King, El Amor Brujo and the 1812 Overture. Video images will be projected on a screen to enhance the experience and attendees are encouraged to come in costume. 4 p.m., Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St. Free but tickets are required, click here to reserve. There is a small $1.50 Ticketmaster service fee when ordering.
Ghosts in the Garden: Family-friendly event at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden with craft stations hosted by the Sunflower Society of Miami Beach and led by the witches Winsome and Denise, performances of “Gema, the Curious Butterfly” by multimedia artist Gabriela Esquivel and “Little Monster Tales” by Fantasy Theatre Factory. Come in costume and join in the costume parade and purchase a pumpkin on site to carve your own Jack-O-Lantern. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Free with registration.
Rocky Horror Picture Show: Screening of the cult classic romp starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Meatloaf. 6:30 p.m., Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Rd., Coral Gables. Free.
Not-So-Spooky Halloween Festival: Family friendly event geared for the little ones. Families will have a safe environment to collect candy and enjoy a movie under the stars. Trunk or Treat 6:30-8:30 p.m. Registration for Trunk or Treat required. Watch “Hocus Pocus” at 7:30 p.m. Free. 6-10 pm. Westwood Park, 11350 SW 53rd Terrace. Free.
Not So Scary Halloween Night: Family friendly community event with trick or treating, a haunted house and carnival games, kids encouraged to come in costume. 5:30-7:30 p.m., YMCA Marta Sutton Weeks Center, 351 NW 5 St., Miami. Register here for event. Free.
Track or Treat: The Parks & Recreation Department and local businesses will be handing out treats plus, there will be bounce houses, music, a haunted house, games, prizes and a costume contest. 5-7 p.m., Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124 St., Miami. Free.
Mini Monster Mash and Eat Drink and Be Scary: Dress up for a spooky time at CityPlace Doral with trick or treating at area businesses, Halloween crafts on the plaza, enjoy music and games from 3-7 p.m. An hour later, from 8 p.m. to midnight it transforms into an adult celebration with a haunted house, stilt walkers, a costume contest, photo ops in the pumpkin patch, music by DJ Xtreme and live mural painting by artist Surge. CityPlace Doral, 8300 NW 36 St., Doral. Free.
Halloween Happenings: Carnival games, haunted house, treats and trick’o’treat street. Tickets required for carnival games and haunted house. Refreshments for sale. 6-9 pm at the Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Ave., in Miami Beach. 305.673.7767. Free.
Trunk or Treat in Brickell: Family friendly event where kids, parents and even pets are encouraged to come in costume and enjoy and trick or treat from an array of decorated car trunks. Condo dwellers are encouraged to decorate their cars and participate in the fun. 6-9 p.m., First Miami Presbyterian Church, 609 Brickell Ave., Miami. Free.
Halloween in Shenandoah: Family friendly fun for kids of all ages at Shenandoah Park with bounce houses, arts & crafts, a costume contest, Zombie dance off and trick or treating. 6-10 p.m., Shenandoah Park, 1800 SW 21 Ave., Miami. Free.
Hallowave: Presented by the Washington Avenue Business Improvement District, stroll up and down Washington Ave. and enjoy one mile of trick or treating, games, candy, photo opportunities with superheroes and princesses on every block. Bring your pooch and enter it in the dog costume contest from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 5-9 p.m., from 7-14 Streets on Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free.
Halloween Boo Bash at Mall of the Americas. Kids ages 10 and under are invited to wear their best costumes to enjoy an amazing show by Gigi the Witch at 5:30pm. Halloween-themed craft activities and giveaways begin at 5pm. Trick or treating around the mall until supplies last. Masks only allowed on small children. 5-7 p.m., 7795 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free.
Spooktacular Safe Streets Halloween. Don’t miss the fun at Miami Kids Magazine’s Safe Streets Halloween Block Party. There will be safe and fun trick or treating for the whole family with a visit from Word Girl, free candy, games, prizes, music, pumpkin painting, inflatables, and much more. Pick a costume theme for the whole family. 4-7 p.m., SW 72 St. to 57 Ave., South Miami. Free.
Spooktacular Halloween Party: Dress the kids up in their best costume and come enjoy trick or treating, music and games, face painting, balloon artist and magician. Enter the costume contest for a chance to win a mall gift card. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Dolphin Mall, 11401 NW 12 St., Miami. Free.
Halloween on the Mile. Trick or treating, story time, kiddie costume contest, and doggie costume contest. 3:30-7 p.m. all along Miracle Mile and downtown Coral Gables. Free.
HalloWYN. Wynwood’s official block party for Miami’s most eclectic souls dressed in outrageous costumes. Join fellow warlocks and witches as they bite down on food from over 20 food trucks and jam into the night, turning The Wynwood Marketplace, 2250 NW 2 Ave. into the spookiest spot. Starts at 7 pm. Free.
Halloween on Lincoln Road Mall. Family friendly from 5-8 pm and then expect the adult crazies to come out for the night. Great for people watching costumes. Music from local DJ’s set up on different stages throughout Lincoln Road; In-store trick or treating, where select stores will have candy to distribute to visitors; Outdoor pop-up bars; Select in-store Halloween specials. Free admission. On Lincoln Road between Alton and Washington streets. Free.
Mall-O-Ween. Candy-filled goodie bags for all the kids plus a photo booth opportunity. 4-6 p.m. at Southland Mall by the TJ Maxx fountain area, 20505 S. Dixie Hwy., Cutler Bay. Free.
Monster Mash Bash: Annual event hosted by the City of North Miami Beach. Fun for the whole family with a Creepy Carnival with rides, bounce houses, rock climbing and giant slides; Fright Forest featuring a haunted trail; musical entertainment, costume contests and giveaways on the Spooky Stage; crafts, slime making and Halloween cookie decorating in the DIY Danger Zone and pop-up shops in the Vendor Village. Free treat bags for the first 2,000 attendees. Fright Forest is $1 entry. 6-10 p.m., Patricia A. Mischon Athletic Field, 16601 NE 15 Ave. Free.
No tricks, just treats at Miami Beach Fire Stations. Take a photo with a firefighter and fire truck. 7-9 pm at Station 1, 1051 Jefferson Ave.; Station 2, 2300 Pine Tree Dr.; Station 3, 5303 Collins Ave.; and Station 4, 6880 Indian Creek Dr. Free.
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