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Halloween Events in S. Florida (2006)

October 25th, 2006

Candy PumpkinThere are some great halloween/fall festival events going on in South Florida this year. I’ve pulled together a list of events for Saturday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 31st.

Halloween Fun Fair
presented by Muggsy’s Meadow

  • Date & Time: Saturday, October 28th from Noon – 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Broward Mall (in the Center Court)
    8000 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, 954-473-8100
  • Ages: 1 to 12
  • Admission: Free
  • A fun-filled afternoon including pumpkin painting & decorating, a costume contest, face-painting, and trick-or-treating throughout the mall. Enjoy music, entertainment, giveaways, and more!

Fall Harvest Festival & Halloween Safety Expo

  • Date & Time: Saturday, October 28th from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Tequesta Trace Park
    600 Indian Trace, Weston, 954-389-4321 or 954-276-5985
  • Bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun and learning including: live entertainment, rock climbing, bounce house, inflatable slide, arts & crafts, food, DJ music, pumpkin patch, teddy bear clinic, bloodmobile, and free health screenings. There will also be the following:
    • Children’s Halloween Costume Parade – 2:15 p.m.
    • Pet Costume Contest – 4:00 p.m.
    • Kids’ Ice Cream-Eating Contest – 4:30 p.m.
    • Free cotton candy and snow cones!

Presented by Math Monkey and BB&T Bank

  • Date & Time: Tuesday, October 31st, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Weston Town Center
    At the corner of Royal Palm Blvd., (old Arvida Pkwy.) & Bonaventure Blvd., 954-349-5900
  • Annual children’s Halloween Festival featuring live music, a costume contest with prizes, Halloween characters, and many more surprises.

Halloween Celebration

  • Date & Time: Tuesday, October 31st, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Aventura Mall in the Macy’s Court, JCPenney Court, & the Fountain Court
    19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, 305-933-1110
  • Ages: All
  • Admission: Free
  • An evening of face painters, balloon artists, haunting music while you take a photo of your little goblin (fees for photos), or view the bubbling cauldron. Charlie Brown will read The Great Pumpkin and other stories. There will be candy stations manned by costumed characters.

Spooktacular Halloween

  • Date & Time: Tuesday, October 31st, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Location: Town Center
    2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar, 954-704-1631
  • Admission: Free
  • South Florida Parenting Magazine will entertain the children with a spooktacular magic show, music, crafts, Halloween themed games & prizes, and a balloon artist. Also enjoy the costume parade (begins at 7:30 p.m.) and the trick or treat stations.


  • Date & Time: Tuesday, October 31st, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Location: Pines Recreation Center
    7400 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, 954-435-6525
  • Admission: Free
  • An evening of Halloween activities, costume contests, pumpkin patch, halloween shows, and spooky strolling characters. Also, enjoy rides, trick or treat stations, and many more surprises.

Halloween at Sawgrass Mills
Date: Tuesday, October 31st
Three events:

  • Rainforest Cafe
    • Times: from 4:00 p.m. to close
      Ages: 12 and under
      Kids in costume eat free on Halloween, with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Wannado City Court
    • Times: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
      The first 200 Muggsy members get their photo taken and a scrapbook page.
  • Trick-or-Treat
    • Times: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
      Put on your spookiest costume for a fun, safe evening of trick-or-treating at participating stores, while supplies last.

Whether you decide to go out or stay home, I hope you have a safe, enjoyable evening.

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