Sarasota - Manatee

Halloween and Trick or Treating Events

This page lists Halloween themed happenings and Trick or Treating events for families in the Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida area.
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*Ongoing - Bradenton Beach Ghost Tours

Come enjoy our family-friendly walking ghost tour! The tour last approximately 90 minutes and begins at 8pm next to Island Time Inn (across from Islan ...

Ongoing: Tuesday - Saturday
Hours: 8:00pm
$15 adults | $10 for children (kids 5 & under are free)...
Area: Barrier Islands
105 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, FL, 34217
*Ongoing - Downtown Bradenton Ghost Tour

Experience a haunting adventure throughout downtown Bradenton. Our guides will share documented and personal experiences of the downtown area. The wal ...

Ongoing: Tuesday - Saturday
Hours: 8:00pm
$15 adults | $10 Children (Ages 6-12) | Group Rates Ava...
Area: West Bradenton
1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton, FL, 34205
10/07-29 Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival

Running every Saturday and Sunday in October, this fun festival features hay rides, pony rides, pumpkin painting, face painting, mini train rides, a p ...

Saturdays and Sunday in October
Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
FREE | Some activities range from $2-$7
Area: North Sarasota
7410 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL, 34240
10/14-19 - Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

Everyday of the Pumpkin Festival consists of: Craft Show • Live Music • 14 Live Shows • Pumpkins • Charity Pumpkin Games • Pioneer Trades Village ...

October 14-29, Weekends
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm
Admission $10 | Parking $5 | Children under 12 Free
Area: East Bradenton
5500 CR 675, Bradenton, FL, 34211
10/19 Halloween Event for Youth at Selby Library

Puppeteer, Katie Adams, presents not-too-scary Haunted House Tales. Come early dressed in costumes for trick-or-treating in the library.

October 19
Hours: 6:30-7:30pm
1331 1st St, Sarasota, FL
10/20 - Mote Marine Aquarium - Night of Fun, Fish & Fright

Buoys and ghouls of all ages are invited to dress up in costume for a Night of Fish, Fun and Fright! Unearth shark teeth in “Coffin Creek”, enjoy deep ...

October 20
Hours: 6 - 8:30pm
$10 online presale (Sept. 1 - Oct. 19) $12 members at d...
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL, 34236
10/20 - Suncoast Commmunity Church - Escape the Woods

Escape the Woods (Welcome to Hawkins Road 2017) *Haunted Walking Trail * Dance Party * Costume Contest * Gourmet Soups & Sandwiches * Rockwall & ...

October 20
Hours: 7:00 - 10:00pm
The cost of admission is a new package of kids socks or...
Area: South Sarasota
8000 Hawkins Rd, Sarasota, FL, 34241
10/20 and 28 - Historic Spanish Point - Ghost Hunting Tours

Join us on Friday – October 20 or Saturday – October 28, as we lead you through our site in search of spirits and the afterlife. Learn about the da ...

October 20 & 28
Hours: 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm
$20 per non-member adult and $15 per non-member child; ...
Area: West Bradenton
337 N Tamiami Trl, Osprey, FL, 34229
10/20-21 - Oscar Scherer State Park - Haunted Trails

A spooky haunted trail for those who dare to be scared and a trick-or-treat trail for the more cautious! Lots of activities for kids, costume contests ...

October 20-21
Hours: 7:30 - 10:00pm
$5 per person | Ages 5 and under are FREE
Area: South Sarasota
1843 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL
10/21 - Gamble Plantation - Halloween Candlelight  Cartoon Tour

Come tour the Mansion by candlelight for a spooky good time. This is a family friendly event for children. Tickets are $6 per person. This year's ...

October 21
Hours: 7:00 - 9:00pm
$6 per person (only 500 tickets available)
Area: North Manatee
3708 Patten Ave., Ellenton, FL, 34222
10/21 - La Dona Donuts - Halloween Dunk and Decorate

Calling all ghosts and goblins. You are invited to our spooktakular haunt!Each Dunker will receive 3 mini cake donuts to decorate to their liking wit ...

October 21
Hours: 5:30 - 7:30pm
$6.00 plus tax for each Dunker. If you are not particip...
Area: North Sarasota
4567 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL, 34233
10/21 - Trick or Trot 5k Trail Run

Zoomers annual scholarship fundraising event. Held at Ann Dever Park in Englewood, Florida. Beautiful wide trail (non-technical) takes runners/walkers ...

October 21
Hours: 8:00 - 10:00am
Area: North Port/Englewood
6791 San Casa Dr, Englewood, FL, 34224
10/21 - Ye Olde Main Street 5k Ghost Run and Walk

5K Ghost Run is a chip timed run through picturesque downtown Bradenton and up and back along the beautiful River Walkway. Strollers with little ghost ...

Saturday, October 21
Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm
$10 - $35
Area: West Bradenton
4th Avenue & 12th Street West, Bradenton, FL, 34205
10/21 Dark Side Halloween Party

Come join us for the best geek party in Sarasota! Enjoy a variety of fun and games in a safe, family-friendly environment. We'll have a bunch of thing ...

October 21
Hours: 7pm
935 N Beneva Rd, Ste 902, Sarasota, FL
10/22 Family Fall Festival at Palm View First Baptist Church

It's all FREE! And it's FUN! Face painting, contests, games, swamp buggy rides, hay rides, food and trunk or treat...and a whole lot more! All on the ...

October 22
Hours: 4-6pm
415 49th St E, Palmetto, FL
10/22 Witches Tea

Bring your eye of newt, wear your best witch stockings & ride your broom to the garden for our Witches Tea. We will be serving fiendish food & sweet d ...

October 22
Hours: 2-4pm
$20+tax for non-members ​$18+tax for members
The Children's Garden and Art Center 1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL
10/25 First UMC Bradenton Trunk or Treat

Families are invited to dress up and come enjoy our 2nd annual Trunk or Treat event at First United Methodist Church, Downtown Bradenton. This is a FR ...

October 25
Hours: 5-7pm
Area: West Bradenton
603 11th St. W, Bradenton, FL
10/25 Scare Fair Open House at Keiser University

Keiser University’s annual Scare Fair and Open House is coming! Enjoy an evening of games, prizes, music and refreshments. Costumes are welcome. WMTX ...

October 25
Hours: 5-8pm
6151 Lake Osprey Dr, Ste 100,, Sarasota, FL
10/26 Spooky Family Storytime with Trick or Treating and Costume Contest

Join us for Spooky Family Storytime with Trick-Or-Treating & Costume Contest @ South Manatee Library Oct 26th from 6-7:30pm!

October 26
Hours: 6-7:30pm
South Manatee Library, 6081 26th St W, Bradenton, FL, 34207
10/27 - Boo Fest

BOOFEST is our annual themed Halloween event! Come out and explore our Spooktacular Maze, watch our local dancers, and enjoy our spooky balloon artist ...

Friday, October 27
Hours: 6:00 - 9:00pm
$5 Parking
Area: Lakewood Ranch
Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34202
10/27 - Historic Spanish Point - Victorian Funeral

We’ll be holding a Victorian funeral at Mary’s Chapel on Friday, October 27. Join fellow mourners and spectators as the grieving widow bids farewell t ...

Friday, October 27
Hours: 7pm and 9pm
Area: South Sarasota
337 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34229
10/27 - North Port City Hall - Trick or Treat

Enjoy safe trick or treating at North Port City Hall!

October 27
Hours: 5:00 - 8:00pm
Area: North Port/Englewood
4970 City Hall Blvd, North Port, FL, 34286
10/27 - Sarasota YMCA - Fall Fest

FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC! The event is free to all! The water park is not operational but we will have a haunted bus, pumpkin painting, face/hair pain ...

Friday, October 27
Hours: 5:00 - 8:00pm
Area: South Sarasota
8301 Potter Park Dr, Sarasota, FL, 34238
10/27 Fall Festival at First Baptist Church of Bradenton

Free Family Fun Bring your family to FBC's Annual Fall Festival in Downtown Bradenton. Have the kids wear their costumes and come join the fun as thi ...

October 27
Hours: 6-8:30pm
free, registration required
Area: West Bradenton
1306 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL
10/27 Trunk or Treat at Christ Presbyterian Church

Trunk or Treat is coming to CPC on Friday, Oct. 27th from 6-8:00 pm. Bring your family and come join the fun!

October 27
Hours: 6-8pm
Area: West Bradenton
515 Upper Manatee River Rd, Bradenton, FL
10/27-29 Manasota Pumpkin Festival

The Great Pumpkin Festival Is coming to Bradenton Oct 27-28-29th Don't Miss It! The Best Pumpkin Festival In Florida with Live entertainment, Great Fo ...

October 27-29
Hours: 12-10pm
Area: West Bradenton
303 301 Blvd W, Bradenton, FL
10/28 - Barnes and Noble - Halloween Storytime

Join us for a special Halloween Storytime! First, in Mary McScary, bestselling authors R.L. Stine and Marc Brown join forces again in a funny story fe ...

Saturday, October 28
Hours: 11:00am
Area: South Sarasota
4010 S. Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL, 34231
10/28 - Boo Run 5k

14th year of the Boo Run 5k and Boo Dash Family friendly 5k with fun run for the kiddies Custom contest

October 28
Hours: 8:30 - 10:00am
$10 - $25
Area: Lakewood Ranch
Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, FL
10/28 - City Life Church of Bradenton - Childrens Fall Festival

Free EVENT. Face paining, hayride, games, candy, and fun!

Saturday, October 28
Hours: 10:00am - 1:00pm
1300 17th Ave. W., Bradenton, FL, 34205
10/28 - Doga-ween Doggie & Kittie Halloween Festival

1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Cash Prizes! Parade begins at Lemon / First Street Fountain - Ends at Paul Thorpe Park. Refreshments, raffles, music, games, exhi ...

Saturday October 28
Hours: 9:30-11:30am | Parade begins at 10:15am
$8 per entry
Area: North Sarasota
135 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL, 34236
10/28 - Halloween ComicFest

Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season b ...

October 28
Area: West Bradenton, North Sarasota
Multiple Locations
10/28 - St. George's Episcopal Church - Trunk or Treat

Come and enjoy a safe treat gathering event!

October 28
Hours: 3:00 - 5:00pm
Area: West Bradenton
912 63rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL, 34207
10/28 - Stardust Skate Center - Halloween Skate Party

Halloween Fright Night Skate Party at Stardust! There will be a costume contest and lots of surprises! **Children under age 9 must be accompanied by ...

October 28
Hours: 7:30pm - 10pm
Admission is $8 plus skate rental
Area: North Sarasota
2571 12th St, Sarasota, FL, 34237
10/28 and 31 - Learning Express Toys Halloween Events

October 28th: 11am-12pm Halloween Craft Create a memorable keepsake for your child’s favorite scary holiday. Call the store to reserve a spot. Limi ...

Area: North Sarasota
8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard, University Park, FL
10/28 First Church of God South Venice Trunk or Treat

Come on out and join us for "Trunk or Treat" on Saturday, October 28, 6:30-8PM! Trunk loads of candy! Lots of games and prizes! Bounce house for the l ...

October 28
Hours: 6:30-8pm
Area: Venice/Nokomis
351 Orange Rd, Venice, FL
10/28 Grace on the Island Trunk or Treat

Please join us for food, games, hay ride, pumpkin patch and safe trick-or-treating.

October 28
Hours: 5:30-7:30
Area: Venice/Nokomis
400 E Field Ave, Venice, FL
10/28 Haunted Souls Mansion

Join us for a Haunted House and Dance Party! Haunted House for ages 8 and up. Dance party for ages 5 and up. Light refreshments will be served.

October 28
Hours: 6:30-8:30pm
3303 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL
10/28 Malloween Trick or Treating

Attention ghosts & goblins! Westfield Sarasota Square will be hosting a fun, family Halloween event again this year - with some special new additions! ...

October 28
Hours: 6-8pm
8201 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL
10/28 Spirits of the River Fall Gathering

Beware... when darkness falls over the river, the spirits of the past arise and remember. Join us for a guided ghost tour of the old haunted shack on ...

October 28
Hours: 4-9pm
$5/person (13yrs and up), $2/youth (6-12yrs), Free (5yr...
Little Manatee River State Park 215 Lightfoot Rd, Wimauma, FL
10/29  Hunsader Farms Children's Costume Contest and Trick or Treating

Just For Kids - October 29 Children’s Costume Contest: Takes place in the kids game area at the Pepsi booth ...

October 29
5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton, FL
10/29 - Sarasota Children's Garden and Art Center -  Halloween Spooktacular Celebration

Join us for our 14th Annual Halloween Event at The Children's Garden for All Faith's Food Bank! Come in your best costume for our trick or treating an ...

Sunday, October 29
Hours: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
FREE with Donations
Area: North Sarasota
1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL, 34236
10/29 Grace Community Bible Church - Trunk Or Treat

GCBC will be holding their annual Trunk Or Treat on Sunday, October 29th from 5:30pm-7pm. Bounce Houses, Carnival Games, Snow Cones, FREE Hot Dogs and ...

Sunday, October 29th
Hours: 5pm - 7pm
Area: Venice/Nokomis
1045 US HWY 41 BYP S., Venice, FL, 34285
10/29- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Spooktacular

Selby Spooktacular is a playful, family-friendly event. Daytime activities will include traditional, wholesome Halloween happenings like trick or tre ...

October 28
Hours: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Adults $20 | Youth 4-17 $10 | Members Free | Members’ G...
Area: North Sarasota
900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL, 34236
10/31 - Church of the Cross - Candy Festival

Join us for our annual Candy Festival, free fun for all ages including FREE hotdogs, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn and TONS of candy. Activities ...

October 31st
Hours: 6:00 - 8:30pm
Area: West Bradenton
5051 26th St W, Bradenton, FL, 34207
10/31 - Dearborn Street Englewood - Halloween Safe Walk

Dearborn Street closes for safe trick or treating. Kids of all ages take part and hundreds more show up just to watch the show.

October 31st
Hours: 4:30-7:30pm
Area: North Port/Englewood
Dearborn Street, Englewood, FL
10/31 - Desoto Square Mall - Safe Streets Trick or Treat with Crime Stoppers

Trick or Treat in the mall for a safe place to bring the family.

October 31
Hours: 5:00 - 9:00pm
Area: West Bradenton
303 301 Blvd W, Bradenton, FL, 34205
10/31 - Downtown Venice - Children's Costume and Halloween Parade

Costumed fun and fright as children parade down Venice Avenue in their favorite costume. There will be fun entertainment and music. Typically children ...

October 31st
Hours: 4-7pm
Area: Venice/Nokomis
W. Venice Ave, Venice, FL
10/31 - Manatee Crime Stoppers Halloween Safe Kids Night

Join us for our 14th Annual Halloween Safe Kids Night at the Desoto Square Mall in Bradenton. Come in Costume and enjoy family fun games, plenty of ca ...

October 31
Hours: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Area: West Bradenton
303 301 Blvd W, Bradenton, FL, 34205
10/31 - Sarasota Ford Spooky Trick or Treat

Ghouls and Goblins ages 0 to 12 may dress in costume and trick or treat through the dealership! One family-friendly location, 10 candy opportunitie ...

October 31st
Hours: 2:00 - 5:00pm
Area: North Sarasota
707 S Washington Blvd, Sarasota, FL, 34236
10/31 - Siesta Key Village - Safe Treats for Kids

Bring your little ones to trick or treat in Siesta Village along Ocean Blvd. and the surrounding streets. Look for participating members displaying ba ...

October 31st
Hours: 3:00 - 6:00pm
Area: Barrier Islands
Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL