What to do in Miami for Halloween with the Kids


Spooktacular Halloween Activities The Whole Family Can Enjoy-

There’s no question that Miami’s already bustling nightlife will be as lively as ever this Halloween. (Check back with us soon for another post on Halloween Parties in Miami). If you’re planning on traveling to Miami around the end of October with kids however, you may be wondering– what are some good quality, family friendly Halloween activities in the area?

Luckily, there are plenty of activities and events to go to with the kiddies that will be sure to make you Halloween a spooky success!


Miami Seaquarium’s Monster Splash Nighttime Bash


October 26,27,28 and 31st ; Noon to 10 pm

Daytime Admission:

$39.95  adults ; $29.95 for children 3-9 years

Special reduced rate after 5pm:

$24.95 adults ; $19.95 for children 3-12 years

Head to Miami’s Seaquarium for trick-or-treating at Sharkey’s Sweet Tooth Station, kiddie rides and bounce houses, and a frightful  “haunted walk.” The fun doesn’t stop there- join in as a live DJ helps you dance the night away with Flipper and all your favorite seaquarium characters. Be sure not to miss the exciting Halloween themed marine animal shows!

miami seaquarium halloween


Halloween Spooktacular at Jungle Island


October 27th & 28th, 2012

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission Price:

Kids (3-10) $5 with paying adult

Event activities include trick-or-treat stations, a costume contest, face painting and arts and crafts, Halloween themed animal shows, a haunted forest and more!

jungle island halloween miami


Halloween on the Mile


October 31st from 4:00pm -7:00pm

Take you kids trick-or-treating along the Mile, stopping along the way for story time and plenty of other kid-friendly Halloween activities. Pet owners listen-up– this event is fully pet friendly, and there is even a doggie costume contest!



Family Halloween Party at Cocowalk


October 31st at 2:00pm

Bring the kids to this event early as Cocowalk  transforms into an electronic dance party later in the evening. At 2 pm there will be a magician, balloon artists, costume contests, and spooky dance music!

halloween kids

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House of Horror Amusement Park


Mon-Thur: 6pm to Midnight

Fri-Sun: 5pm to Midnight

Admission Prices:

$23 Adults

$15 Children 6 and under

This is South Florida’s largest haunted house, but it also has kiddie rides, carnival rides, and musical performances. Don’t miss the fun!

house of horror miami

Little Farm Pumpkin Patch


Let’s face it. No Halloween is complete with out a bit of pumpkin carving. Although you’re going to have to be prepared to drive a little to get here, it’s well worth the trip. There’s plenty of pumpkins to choose from and it’s refreshing to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Miami. While there don’t miss the petting farm and pony ride!

pumpkin patch

photo from mammasbackpocket.blogspot.com

Spooky Symphony at the Olympia Theater at Gusman Center



Oct. 28th at 4:00pm

Admission Cost:


The Greater Miami Youth Symphony is putting on a free family concert featuring favorites such as selections from Harry Potter, Spiderman, and more. Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to the concert!

spooky symphony miami

Spooktober at Zoo Miami



Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House Oct. 16th-31st from 12:00 pm – 5:00pm

Conquer the 7,000 square-foot house of spooks that is guaranteed to give you the creeps! Admission $5

Spooky Zoo Nights Oct. 29th & 30th from 7:00 – 11:00 pm.

Come hear a spooky story by the fire, collect goodies, and explore rides that you kids will love. Admission $10.95

Zoo Boo Oct. 30th & 31st from 11:am – 4pm

Families are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes, watch very special performances, make crafts and more. Free with zoo admission.

monkey with jack o lantern miami zoo

Gold Coast Railroad Museum’s Spooky Adventures Train Ride


Oct. 21st from 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Ticket Cost:


A special Halloween train ride follows pumpkin decorating and story telling!

goldcoast train ride miami

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