Where to get your scream on

There's all kinds of things to do this Halloween around the Tampa Bay area. Find one near you.
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Busch Gardens' Halloween with six haunted houses, five scare zones, roller coasters in the dark and spooky live shows. Not recommended for small children.

Time: 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 25 and Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 26-27

Location: 300 E Busch Blvd., Tampa

Price: $59.95 plus tax; $34.95-$44.95 advance online.

For more information: 1-888-800-5447; www.buschgardens.com


Lowry Park Zoo's family-friendly Halloween event with haunted houses and trails for older zoo-goers and special activities for young kids with free unlimited zoo rides

Time: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 24-25, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26-27, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 28.

Location: 7530 N Boulevard, Tampa

Price: $16 adults, $13 ages 3-11.

For more information: (813) 935-8552; www.lowryparkzoo.com

High School Vamps

With frightfully energetic zombie dancers and music to die for, including songs from Broadway musicals. Door prizes, food, entertainment.

Time: 7:30 and 9 p.m. Oct. 26-27.

Location: Galaxy Center for the Arts, 8045 46th Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Price: $5, children ages 6-13, $3, under age 6, free.

For more information: (727) 548-8383; www.musictheatergalaxy.com

Ghost Tours of St. Petersburg

Candlelight walking tour features tales of intrigue, based on book Ghost Stories of St. Petersburg, FL. .

Time: 8 p.m. nightly

Location: Tour begins at TCBY, 119 Second St. N, downtown St. Petersburg

Price: $15, $8 ages 4-12. RSVP required.

For more information: (727) 894-4678; www.ghosttour.net

Tampa Bay Ghost Tours

Tours led by costumed guide, with stories of area's past: The Dark Side of the Sunshine City (downtown St. Petersburg); Maritime Mysteries & Pirates of the Pass (John's Pass Village, Madeira Beach); Haunted Halls and Horrifying Hermits (Pass-a-Grille Beach); and Gulfport Guys and Ghouls. At four locations, greater St. Petersburg area.


Location: Call (727) 398-5200 for details.

Price: Fees vary by location, $14-$32 adults, $10-$19 children.

For more information: (727) 398-5200

Animated Halloween Light Show

Themed light show and music.

Time: 8-11 p.m. Thur., 8 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat. through October.

Location: 133 NW Madison Circle N, St. Petersburg (just off Fourth Street

Price: Free

Haunted House

Refreshments available.

Time: 1- 10 p.m. Thur. and Sun., 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat. through October

Location: 9945 66th St., Pinellas Park.

Price: $6. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Pinellas Park Police Explorers Post 912.

For more information: (727) 643-6095

Barkoween Party

Fun event for people and pets, 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 25, Belleview Biltmore. Dogs and their human counterparts are invited to spend a howling good time, and help benefit SPOT (Stop Pet Overpopulation Together). The night starts with a costume contest. Categories include the scariest, funniest, most original, cutest and the best look-a-like costume. Canine guests are encouraged to dress up their humans and themselves

Time: 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 25

Location: Belleview Biltmore, 25 Belleview Blvd., Clearwater

Price: $10 cover includes entry into the costume contest and a trick or treat doggie bag.

For more information: (727) 545-3463; www.SPOTusa.org

Fossil Park Haunted Firehouse

Fossil Park Fire Station.

Time: 7- 9 p.m., Oct. 27

Location: 6975 Dr. ML King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg

Price: Free.

For more information: (727) 893-7218

Third Annual Field of Screams

Features the Spook Zone, which includes bounce houses, inflatable slides and carnival games, costume contest, scary short movies, family photo area, and free Halloween candy. New this year the A-MAZE-ing Tents of Terror. Something for all ages. Costumes welcome.

Time: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 26

Location: Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St., Seminole.

Price: Free admission, Spook Zone and Terror Tents, $5.

For more information: (727) 391-8345

Spooktacular and Fall Festival

The Treasure Island Recreation Department's annual children's Halloween Spooktacular, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 26, Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis facility, 10315 Paradise Blvd. Activities include a costume contest, carnival games, moonwalk, entertainment, refreshments and a haunted hayride with spooky cemetery. Entertainment by a story teller, face painter, magician, caricature artist, fortune teller and much more. Police department passes out goodies.

Time: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 26

Location: Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis facility, 10315 Paradise Blvd., Treasure Island

Price: Free.

For more information: (727) 547-4575

Halloween at Johns Pass Seafood Fest

Halloween and more, featuring a haunted house, a heritage area with real Florida pirates, and a children's area with a bouncing tower and bungee jump, Oct. 27.

Time: Costume contest at 3 p.m. and Trick or Treating throughout the day, Oct. 27.

Location: Gulf Boulevard from 129 Avenue to 131 Avenue, St. Pete Beach.

Price: Free.

For more information: (727) 393-8230

Science Spooktacular

Halloween event suitable for the whole family. Learn all about nature's most deadly creatures and watch shows with live snakes, spiders and hissing cockroaches. For those who prefer less skin-crawling action, planetarium and science shows are also available plus candy for everyone. Costumes are welcome.

Time: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 27

Location: Science Center of Pinellas County, 7701 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Price: $6. Dinner available for $5.

For more information: (727) 384-0027; www.sciencecenterofpinellas.com

Second Annual Pumpkin Patch

Child-friendly spooky event featuring face painting, pumpkin golf, bean bag toss games and more. Also a costume parade with musical instruments and a performance of High School Musical by Northeast High school.

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27

Location: Great Explorations, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg.

Price: Free with museum admission $9 for ages 1-54; $8 for ages 55 and up.

For more information: (727) 821-8992

Disston Heights Halloween Party

Activities for age groups 4 and under and 5-9. Includes prizes and games with photos taken.

Time: 11 a.m. Oct. 27

Location: Gladden Park, 3901 30th Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 328-0261

Haunted Obstacle Poker Run

This Halloween-themed obstacle course is a non-judged event to be ridden for broke horses, or can be done in-hand for non-broke and young horses. Course will have ghosts and goblins hanging about; they may move and shriek but no one will jump out. The obstacles will range from fairly easy and increase in difficulty. Successful completion of each obstacle results in a playing card to be put together as a poker hand at the end of your ride. Cash prizes awarded for the top three horse and riders for each age division. Pre-registration is encouraged but participants may register starting at 3 p.m. Also concessions, games and prizes for people and horses that dress in costumes. Proper riding attire is encouraged for all riders and helmets are required of minors under 18 while mounted. Dogs must be leashed.

Time: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 27

Location: Elite Farms, 7585 78th Ave. N, Pinellas Park.

Price: $20

For more information: (727) 637-3022; www.saddleupridingclub.com

Halloween Fun

An afternoon of family activities. Features inflatable Bounce-N-Slide, a dunk tank, face painting, balloon animals and discounts and giveaways from merchants in the plaza. Also book signing by Dean Young, of the Blondie comic strip.

Time: 1-7 p.m. Oct. 28

Location: 1001 West Bay Drive, Largo.

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 581-0680

Halloween Golf Scramble and Tennis Mixer

Treasure Island hasn't forgotten about the big kids, 9 a.m-11 a.m. for the Golf Scramble and 9 a.m.-noon for the Tennis Mixer. The golf scramble is a blind draw and offers a costume contest, goodie bags and giveaways. Tennis mixer features mixed doubles costume contests, goodie bags and giveaways. Bring a snack and BYOB for the after party

Time: 9-11 a.m. (golf) and 9 a.m.-noon (tennis) Oct. 28

Location: Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd., Treasure Island

Price: Call for fee information.

For more information: (727) 360-6062

Far Out, Fun, Fall Family Festival

Park Place Wesleyan Church

Time: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31

Location: 4400 70th Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

Price: Free admission

For more information: (727) 526-3674

Treats You Can Trust, Halloween in the Park

Treat trail for costumed creatures. Costume contest, with prizes awarded. Categories include: spookiest, prettiest, most handsome, most original and best group. Age groups for the contest are 3 and under, 4-7, 8-12, and 13-17. No age limit for the best group category, where two or more individuals coordinate costumes to express a theme.

Time: 6 p.m. Oct. 31

Location: Town Square Plaza Park, 52nd Street and 80th Avenue, Pinellas Park.

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 541-0770.

Costume Ball

Put on your best costume and get ready to swing. Special Halloween music and decor, a dancing costume parade, a monster Shim Sham, and other spooky treats round out the evening. Plus, there will be lots of candy and other goodies for the big trick-or-treaters. Swing dance lesson, 7-8 p.m. (no partner required). Door prizes and prizes for the best costumes with winners taking home over $150 worth of prizes.

Time: 8 p.m. Oct. 25

Location: Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd., Gulfport

Price: $7 includes dance lesson plus free parking.

For more information: (813) 274-4950.

Friday Night Films in Pioneer Park

Outdoor screenings sponsored by the city of Dunedin. This week: Dunedin Does Halloween screening of Dracula (1933), starring Bela Lugosi. Bring blanket.

Time: Movies start at dusk Oct. 26.

Location: Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin

Price: Free.

For more information: (727) 812-7598; www.dunedin.gov

Hocus Pocus Ball

With music and entertainment, costume contest, food, cash bar and psychic readings (fee). Fundraiser for Old Palm Harbor Main Street.

Time: 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26.

Location: Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Ave., Palm Harbor.

Price: $25 per person advance, $35 door; couples and group discount.

For more information: (727) 787-4700

Halloween Enchanted Forest

Non-scary Halloween fun at Moccasin Lake Nature Park in Clearwater. Features guided tour of nature trails, learning about creatures of the night. Also entertainment and treats around the campfire.

Time: 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

Location: Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater.

Price: $6 ages 13 and older, $4 ages 3-12, $2 ages 2 and younger.

For more information: (727) 462-6024

All Howlers Eve

Pet Halloween celebration with wacky pet costume contests and pet and owner costume parade.

Time: 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 30.

Location: Southwest Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo.

Price: $5 per pet, owners free.

For more information: (727) 518-3125

Creepy Critters and Boo Time Stories

Learn about owls, spiders and bats, then take short hike on boardwalk to look for creatures of the night. Boo Time Stories follow. For families with kids ages 5 and older.

Time: 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

Location: Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs.

Price: Free.

For more information: (727) 453-6800

Halloween Monster Swing Dance Bash

With DJs Richy and Sam; also Halloween decor and music, costume parade and contest, treats.

Time: 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 25

Location: Centro Asturiano, 1913 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa.

Price: $7

For more information: (813) 274-4950; www.swingtime.info

Happy Dal-loween Fall Picnic

Fundraiser for Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay with pet costume contest, games, adoptable pets, silent auction, music by DJ, nail clipping, photos with antique fire truck. Lunch available for purchase.

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27.

Location: Lake Park, 17302 N Dale Mabry Highway, Lutz.

Price: Free admission

For more information: (727) 787-1760

Cracker Country Halloween

Two Cracker Country events focus on life in 1890s rural Florida. Rural Life Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27, highlights social activities and agricultural labor of early Florida pioneers; also Scarecrow Competition. And Haints, Legends and Tall Tales storytelling tours at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m. Oct. 27, feature costumed storytellers leading tours by lantern light.

Time: All day Oct. 27

Location: Cracker Country, U.S. 301 off Interstate 4, Tampa.

Price: $5 adults, $4 seniors and ages 6-12 per event; kids 5 and younger free. Combo ticket for both events, $8 adults, $6 seniors and kids ages 6-12.

For more information: (813) 627-4225; www.crackercountry.org

Pasco Halloween Spooktacular

With carnival games, inflatables and spooky fun for all ages.

Time: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25.

Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson.

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 861-3033


Celebrate Halloween among nocturnal friends, taking a night hike, learning about owls and making s'mores. Registration suggested (not required).

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Location: McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N, Largo.

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 518-3047

Pint Size Pumpkin Patch Party

Fall carnival games, costume parade, crafts and more for little ones ages 2-6.

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Location: Southwest Complex, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo.

Price: $8

For more information: (727) 518-3125

Largo Halloween

City of Largo events include CarnEvil haunted trail, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 26, $3. Also Halloween Spooktacular, 4-10 p.m. Oct. 27, with trick-or-treating, CarnEvil haunted trail (included in wristband fee), music, games, Merlin the Unicorn and inflatables. Trick-or-treating is free; wristband required for other activities. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 26; 4-10 p.m. Oct. 27. Saturday wristband: $6 advance, $7 at gate, or $25 for family four-pack.

Time: Oct. 26 and Oct. 27

Location: Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo

Price: See details in description

For more information: (727) 587-6775

Scream Acres

Eight cabins are converted into haunted houses; also spooky trails. For kids younger than 16 (must be accompanied by adult).

Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 26-27.

Location: J.B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey.

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 834-3247

Goblin Gathering and Fall Festival Fun House

Manatee County Parks and Recreation Department event features haunted hayride with spooky storytelling, costume contest, inflatable games, sweet treats.

Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 26.

Location: G.T. Bray Park Activity Center, 5504 33rd Ave. Drive W, Bradenton.

Price: $5 for wristband; $1 extra to tour Fun House.

For more information: (941) 742-5974

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

With music by Night Train band, Southern Star Bluegrass, Sweeney Family Band, others. Also 150 craft booths, charity pumpkin games, hayrides, pony and train rides, scarecrow displays, pioneer trades village, colossal corn maze, pumpkins and pumpkin pie all days. Also kids' costume contest and trick-or-treating (Oct. 28 only); Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show and BMX bike and/or motorcross stunts (Oct. 27-28). 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27-28,

Time: Oct. 27-28

Location: Hunsader Farms, 5500 CR 675, halfway between SR 64 and SR 70, about 10 miles east of Interstate 75 in Bradenton.

Price: $7, ages 12 and younger free; parking $4.

For more information: (941) 322-2168, www.hunsaderfarms.com.

Unity in the Community Haunted House

Two-and-a-half-acre haunted experience, with 10 haunted rooms in the house.

Time: Child-friendly fun tour 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Regular haunted house hours: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 26-28 and Oct. 31.

Location: House is on CR 39, just north of Knights Griffin Road, Plant City.

Price: $8 adults, $5 ages 10 and younger.

For more information: (813) 752-2727

Cork Knights of Scream 3

Cork Knights Volunteer Fire Department and Creepwork Studios have created five fright-filled zones within Dinosaur World attraction; with skeleton garden, swamp bridge, lost mines, tar pit, zombie island, black woods and kiddie zone. Fundraiser for fire department.

Time: 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26-27 and Oct. 29-31.

Location: Dinosaur World, Interstate 4, Exit 17, Plant City.

Price: $10 advance, $13 at gate adults; $6 advance, $9 at gate for ages 3-10.

For more information: (813) 717-9865; www.corkknightsofscream.com

Creaky Bones 5K Run

Also Trick-or-Treat Trot Kid's Fun Run (ages 12 and younger) and one-mile fitness walk. Plus costume contest for kids and adults and post-race party with treats, food and beer. Benefits the Arthritis Foundation.

Time: 7 p.m. Oct. 26.

Location: The Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg.

Price: Race day fees: $25 adults, $20 students for 5K or fitness walk; $10 for kid?s fun run.

For more information: 1-800-850-9455


Florida Aquarium's annual Halloween masquerade party fundraiser for ages 21 and older, with live entertainment, costume contest with cash prize, food, beer and wine.

Time: 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 26

Location: Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa.

Price: $50 advance, $60 at event.

For more information: (813) 273-4000; www.flaquarium.org

Guavaween Family FunFest

Ybor City's family Halloween celebration with safe trick-or-treating, Spooky Story Time and amusement rides, crafts, children's costume parade and contest, and pet costume contest. Also music by national teen pop bands Jump5, Cali, Pure NRG, Jessie Daniels, Carried Away and Sammie Ward, others.

Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27

Location: Ybor City, Tampa area.

Price: $5

For more information: (813) 242-4828; www.cc-events.org

Guavaween Street Party and Mama Guava Stumble

Night of Costumed Revelry with live music by national and local artists on multiple stages, including headliners Hellyeah, Nonpoint, Skindred, Ankla, Karnivool, Biz Markie, Chubb Rock and UTFO. Also Guava Love It! cooking contest (4 p.m.), Mama Guava Stumble parade (8 p.m.), costume contest (10 p.m.). Party begins after Family FunFest ends, 3 p.m. Oct. 27.

Time: 4 p.m. until ??? on Oct. 27

Location: Ybor City, Tampa area.

Price: $15

For more information: (813) 242-4828; www.cc-events.org

Pumpkin Patch Celebration

Great Explorations child-friendly Halloween event with costume parade, performance of High School Musical by Northeast High School, pumpkin golf and pumpkin patch, music and musical instruments, games.

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27

Location: Great Explorations: The Children's Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg.

Price: $9 ages 1-54; $8 ages 55 and older. 11 months and younger free.

For more information: (727) 821-8992; www.greatexplorations.org

Kids Movie and Halloween activities

Free screening of kids movie Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948). Also costume parade for children and trick-or-treating on Corey Avenue.

Time: 10 a.m. Oct. 27.

Location: Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 360-6697; www.beachtheatre.com

Dunedin Halloween Happening

Dunedin Recreation event with haunted house and haunted hayride, costume contest (by age groups), Boo in the Zoo storytelling, carnival games, pony rides and train rides, pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts and inflatables.

Time: 5:30-10 p.m. Oct. 27.

Location: Highlander Park, Michigan Boulevard and Pinehurst Road, Dunedin.

Price: Free admission and costume contest; fee for haunted house and hayride, games and some other activities.

For more information: (727) 812-4530

Haunted Tram

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park transforms Pepper Creek Trail into a spooky trail. Also costume contests for children, clowns and face painting, and haunted house for young kids.

Time: 6-11 p.m. Oct. 27-28.

Location: Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 4150 U.S. 19, Homosassa. Tram rides

Price: $5; $3 for children. Haunted house, $1.

For more information: (352) 628-2311; www.homosassasprings.org

Palm Harbor Haunted Circus

Halloween activities for ages 8-18 (adults not admitted without a child). One room of Community Center is transformed into a haunted circus, with teens masquerading as circus characters ($3). Also haunted trail ($2), haunted hayride ($1), inflatables area ($5) and free trick-or-treating. Not appropriate for young kids.

Time: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

Location: McCall Park, 100 N Collins St., Plant City.

Price: See prices in description

For more information: (813) 737-3128

Fourth Annual Halloween Extravaganza

Are you a good witch or a bad witch?

Time: 10 p.m (midnight costume contest) Oct. 27

Location: Cafe Alma, 260 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 502-5002; www.cafealma.com

Hopewell Lantern Ghost Walk

Spooky stories about ghosts in Plant City. Tour starts in the park and moves around historic downtown area. Bring battery-operated flashlight or lantern. Benefits Unity in the Community.

Time: Registration begins 6 p.m., walking tour 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

Location: McCall Park, 100 N Collins St., Plant City.

Price: $10 adults, $5 children.

For more information: (813) 737-3128


Florida Aquarium is transformed into a haunted mansion with 20 trick-or-treat stations throughout the exhibits and Explore-A-Shore area, spooky creatures and more. Children?s Halloween event. Limit 4 kids per adult.

Time: 4-9 p.m. Oct. 28.

Location: Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa.

Price: $12 ages 12 and older, younger kids in costume admitted free.

For more information: (813) 273-4000; www.flaquarium.org

Halloween Family Shuffle

St. Pete Shuffle's Halloween event with shuffleboard games, kids costume parade

Time: (5:30 p.m.), pumpkin painting (6 p.m.) and more (weather permitting). 5-9 p.m. Oct. 31

Location: St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg.

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 385-1990; www.stpeteshuffle.com

Boo Bash

City of Clearwater's Halloween event at Bright House Networks Field, with trick-or-treating at candy stations at the ballpark, costume contest, hayrides, haunted house, carnival games and inflatables.

Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

Location: Bright House Networks Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater.

Price: Free

For more information: (270) 712-4300 or (727) 562-4800

Pumpkin Patch Express

Halloween train ride for the family with hay ride, pumpkin picking and more.

Time: 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. Oct. 27-28

Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 83rd Street E (behind post office), Parrish.

Price: $14, $10 ages 3-11.

For more information: 1-877-869-0800; www.frrm.org

Eerie Railroad and Haunted Pullman

Halloween Halloween evening train ride is not for the faint-hearted.

Time: 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27

Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 83rd Street E (behind post office), Parrish.

Price: $14, $10 ages 3-11. Advance ticket purchase suggested.

For more information: 1-877-869-0800; www.frrm.org

Tarpon Springs Haunted House

Not suitable for kids under age 8 or skittish adults

Time: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25-26

Location: Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave., Tarpon Springs.

Price: $3

For more information: (727) 942-5628

Haunted House

Benefits Pinellas Park Police Explorers Post 912.

Time: 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Location: 9945 66th St. N, Pinellas Park.

Price: $6

For more information: (727) 643-6095


Haunted mansion with music by Full Circle, dancing, Blood Martini bar, hors d'oeuvres, more. Benefits Bolesta Center, therapy center for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

Time: 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 27

Location: Rutland-Farley Estate, 5030 Sunrise Drive S, St. Petersburg.

Price: $100

For more information: (813) 932-1184 ext. 23; www.bolesta.com

Grand Central Stroll Salute to Halloween

Grand Central Business District will be staying open later than normal and many stores will also be offering discount prices and music.

Time: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26

Location: First avenues N and S between 19th and 31st streets, St. Petersburg

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 328-7086; www.grandcentraldistrict.org

10th Annual Halloween Freakshow

Put on by the 13 Ugly Men Foundation, it's where the beautiful people let their freak flag fly. No costume, no admittance.

Time: 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Location: Club Underground, 802 E Whiting St., Tampa

Price: $25 online, $35 at the door.

For more information: www.13uglymen.com

Helloween Harbour Island

Jackson's draws every slutty devil and slutty vampire costume from miles around to compete for $2,000 in prize money.

Time: 9 p.m. Oct. 26

Location: Jackson's, 601 S Harbor Island Blvd., Tampa

Price: Entry is $10 before midnight with a costume, $15 for posers without one.

For more information: www.piedpiperproductions.com

Purely Sinful party

Hosted by Playboy Playmate Tiffany Selby and Chicago's DJ Swift.

Time: Fri., Oct. 26. The $500 costume contest at 4 a.m. is for ladies only.

Location: Floyd's The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa

Price: Admission is free for women 11 p.m. to midnight or $5.

For more information: (813) 627-7625; www.hardrockhotelcasinotampa.com/entertainment/

Halloween at Derby Lane

Party will have a fortune teller, costume contests, lip-synch contest and an Interactive Murder Mystery. Poker tournament will have more than 200 players and $30,000 in prize money. It's a $200 buy-in.

Time: 10 p.m. Oct. 27, poker tournament at 1 p.m. Oct. 28

Location: Derby Lane, 10490 Gandy Blvd. N, St. Petersburg

Price: No admission

For more information: www.derbylanepoker.com

Cycadia Cemetery Tour

Tarpon Springs Historical Society tour, with society members portraying Tarpon Springs residents of bygone eras who contributed to the city 's heritage and are now buried at city cemeteries. This year's event highlights 10 strong Tarpon Springs women pioneers.

Time: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 27

Location: Cycadia Cemetery, 1005 E Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs.

Price: Donation

For more information: (727) 943-4624


Concert by the American Guild of Organists

Time: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27

Location: First Presbyterian Church, 455 Scotland St., Dunedin

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 733-2318

Phantom Pipes

Concert by the American Guild of Organists

Time: 3 p.m. Oct. 28

Location: Christ United Methodist Church, 467 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Price: Free

For more information: (727) 822-3343

Dracula: The Death of Nosferatu

Staged by the Gulfport Community Players.

Time: 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, 2 p.m. Oct. 28

Location: Back Door Theater, 4919 17th Ave. S, Gulfport.

Price: $10

For more information: (727) 322-0316; www.homestead.com/gulfportcommunityplayers.

Hallo-Wine Tasting

Halloween sampling of wines from around the world, buffet dinner, silent auction, benefits Brookwood Florida home for abused young women.

Time: 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 26

Location: Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater.

Price: $75

For more information: (727) 822-4789, ext. 14

The Lost Haunted Angelus House

First Annual 100% wheelchair accessible Haunted House. Pirate theme Pumpkin Patch, Enchanted Forest, family atmosphere. No alcohol permitted.

Time: 6-11:59 p.m.

Location: The Angelus Inc., 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson

Price: Wheelchairs free. $7 others.

For more information: (727) 856-1775; www.theangelus.com/wb

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