By Erica Greenfield
Halloween week has finally arrived! If you’re looking for something more to do than Hocus Pocus and chill while binge eating copious amounts of Reese’s, Snickers and Twix bars, then we’ve got you covered. From the hottest parties to kid-friendly fun, here are Miami’s spookiest events to get your Monster Mash on.
Bay Skate 2
Bayfront Park-Friday October 30; 5 PM – Midnight
After postponing their September event due to weather, Bay Skate Miami is once again taking over Bayfront Park with a very special Halloween edition! Featuring scary costumes, live music and local food and drinks, get your funk on and enjoy waterfront roller-skating at its best. The family-friendly skate session will run from 5 PM- 7PM, while the adult fun will kick-off at 7 PM. Remember to sport your best costume to win awesome prizes.
Spooky Zoo Nights
Zoo Miami-Friday October 30 and Saturday October 31; 7PM-11PM
Get ready to be spooked at Zoo Miami’s Spooky Zoo Nights. Ghastly fun for all ages, guests can explore Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House while brave souls practice their best Rick Grimes impersonation on the Zombie-laden tram ride. Little ones can enjoy ghoulish carousel rides, creepy crawlies and candy stations at the Children’s Zoo. Tickets are available for purchase here .
Mana Production-Saturday October 31; 7 PM
Celebrate All Hallow’s Eve at Wynwood’s FREE Block Party, featuring over 20 of the hip neighborhood’s best food trucks. Located at The Mana Production lots, jam out to ghostly tunes and catch a 10 PM screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show in all its glory. If getting your time warp on sounds like your kind of night, then RSVP here for a night of ghoulish fun!
A Dia De Muertos + Halloween Mashup Party
Clandestino Pub-Saturday October 31; 9PM
Celebrate the real Day of the Dead at Miami Beach’s local favorite watering hole, Clandestino Pub. A traditional Dia De Muertos Altar, Sugar Skull makeup artists and tons of free Tequila and Mezcal await you at this Halloween fiesta. Grab your sluttiest pumpkin costume come dressed to impress to win great prizes.
CocoWalk’s Legendary Howl-O-Ween!
Saturday, Oct. 31, 12p.m. – 3a.m.
CocoWalk 3015 Grand Avenue Coconut Grove, FL 33133
CocoWalk hosts Howl-O-Ween for trick-or-treaters to enjoy a day filled with activities and entertainment! Children are invited to sport their best costumes and collect sweet from storefronts. Activities include face painting, costume contests and entertainment provided by Academy of Arts and Minds. The Miami Marlins will be on property doing fun activities with a special appearance by Billy the Marlin.
Once the sun goes down, CocoWalk’s How-O-Ween festivities will draw as many as 40,000 partygoers prepared for an amusing night filled with entertainment including a live DJ, costume parties, great food and people watching. Visitors will stay well past the stroke of midnight to experience CocoWalk’s Howl-O-Ween Extraordinaire unlike any other! The event is open to the public and free.
The Shops at Sunset Place Spooktacular Halloween!
Saturday, October 31, 4-8 p.m.
The Shops at Sunset Place – first level near Grotto Fountain 5701 Sunset Drive South Miami, FL 33143
What: Spiders, witches and spookiness galore…Let’s see what this Halloween has in store! The Shops at Sunset Place invites Miami’s trick-or-treaters to a family-friendly night filled with candy, games and entertainment at their Halloween Spooktacular. Children of all ages are invited to join together on the spookiest night of the year and haunt The Shops at Sunset in search of candy, all while in a safe environment! Event admission is free and includes a Monster Mash Dance Party, Spooky Candy Station, Halloween Photobooth and GameTime spinwheel giveaways. Sunset Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic from 4-8 p.m. so that children may trick-or-treat at downtown businesses. On-site parking garage will be available.
OMG, I’m Like Literally Dead Gala Extravaganza
October 31st 2015 Saturday 8pm – 2 am
MADE at the Citadel
Over the like craziness of the Grove and Wynwood on Halloween night? Little Haiti is where it’s at. Check out a new haunted party. MADE at The Citadel and Villain Theater are teaming up, getting spooky weird for Gramps Pop up bar will be stocked with fresh bloody drinks. Haunted Trap House with sounds by DJ SVGAR . Chicken and waffles by Mad Chiller. 4 back-to-back theatre performances Fire dancing from the depths of below. Costume contest and more spooky surprises.
Free for MADE members
$10 at the door in costume
$15 at the door in your human flesh