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Free and cheap Halloween events in South Florida 2023

Haven't come up with a plan for Halloween yet? Don't worry. We've got you.

We have rounded up all the best free and cheap Halloween events in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. That includes not-so-scary fun for kids as well as Halloween parties for adults.

We have found discounts on some of the more expensive haunted house events, but we also have created a day-by-day calendar of free and cheap Halloween fun for all ages.

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South Florida celebrates Halloween in a big way, from big street parties on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, downtown Hollywood and Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors to haunted houses to trunk-or-treat events to family festivals. And we don't wait until October 31 to get started.

More Halloween and fall festivities

Ghosts, goblins, witches and ghouls … read on to find our most current list of Halloween events for children and adults

Halloween 2023 in South Florida


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Haunted Houses

Most haunted house attractions aren't free or cheap, but we have negotiated discounts or found deals for some of your favorites.



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