There are some great halloween/fall festival events going on in South Florida this year. Adrian has pulled together a list of events for Pembroke Pines residents to enjoy. He has included kids activities such as Costume Contests, Bounce Houses, and family friendly experiences, also Hounted houses for kids 13 and older, and scarier adult attractions. He wants everyone in Pembroke Pines to have an unforgettable good time this year.
October 30, 6-9 p.m. $2.00 per child 17 and under . Come out for a SPOOKTACULAR TIME! HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES! Costume Contest, Pumpkin Patch with prizes, Holiday Shows, Spooky Strolling Characters, RIDES, Trick or Treat Stations, and many more surprises. Be sure to arrive early to catch the shows…
Haunted Howl O’ Win is your chance to win special prizes. Special Jack O’ Lantern bags filled with prizes are $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00. All proceeds will benefit the City’s Special Population Program wheelchair fundraiser. For additional information contact the Special Events Office at 954-435-6525. Pines Recreation Center, 7400 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines.
1st Annual Halloween Festival At Snyder Park 2010 – 8 days of LIVE MUSIC on 50+ Acres. Attractions include: Monster Ball 2010 Rock Opera & Yo Mamas Big Fat Booty Band, a Fantasy Fun Zone for little Halloweeners, a terrifyingly unforgettable, Haunted Trail, Live Bands, Beer, Wine, Food and more! The fun starts on Oct. 21-24 and 28-31. Click here to buy tickets online.
Trick or Treat Shop to Shop
Join our little ghouls and goblins as they gather goodies at the Countryside Shops of Cooper City located at the corner of Stirling and Flamingo Roads….Trick or Treat and Costume Contest held in south drive. Please arrive early! Saturday, October 30,10 a.m. – Noon at Country Side Shops of Cooper City (corner of Flamingo Road and Stirling Road) Children may go from store to store seeking treats.
Costume Contest Times:
1 and under 10:10
2 years old 10:20
3 years old 10:30
4 /5 years old 10:40 (have not entered K)
1st grade 11:00
2nd grade 11:10
3rd grade 11:20
4th grade 11:30
5th grade 11:40
Middle School 11:45
Participants need to arrive 5 minutes prior to their scheduled contest time to receive their entry number and line up at the south parking lot area. Call the Community Center for more information (954)434-4300 x233
Pine Island Park Multi-Purpose Center, 3801 S. Pine Island Road, October 24, 1pm to 4 pm
This event will feature the South Florida Trail Riders and Horse Costume Contest. For a fee: Halloween Pumpkin Patch, Snacks and Food. FREE: Bounce Houses, Climbing Wall, Spooky Music with DJ Jeff , Petting Farm,Costume Contest(begins at 3:00 pm) with three age groups: 5 & under, 6-8, 9-12. Fun Contest for Kids of all Ages! All times, dates and activities are subject to change.
The Village of Horrors
Halloween Festival featuring two full-scale haunted houses, three panic zones, a craft & peddler’s row, and a world of wonders of freaks & oddities. NO COSTUMES ALLOWED! Not recommended for children 13 and under. Get tickets at:www.ticketmaster.com.
Other Info: Dates for Village of Horrors: October 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 Prices: $13 one-time admission to haunted houses; $25 unlimited admission to houses and world of wonders; $30 unlimited admission to houses + express line; $40 unlimited admission to houses and world of wonders + express line; $50 four-pack of one-time admissions (advance only). $1.00 facility fee will be added to each ticket. Tickets purchased on day of event add $5.00. Contact: Amanda Ances Phone: 561-681-5600
7 p.m. to midnight. 800 NE 8 Street, Fort Lauderdale. http://www.villageofhorrors.com
Shooters Halloween Costume Contest
Saturday, October 30, 2010 is Shooter’s annual Halloween Costume contest. Huge costume contest, music, dancing, food and beverages. 6 p.m. to midnight. Shooters, 3033 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. Contact: Candace Graham, 954-566-2855. email@example.com Free. http://www.shooterscafe.com.
Halloween and Red Ribbon Event
October 29, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Free music, games, talent show, and refreshments, for ages 6 to 17. For particpants in the park’s After-School Program only. FREE. Ages 6 to 17 at Boulevard Gardens Community Center, 313 NW 28 Terrace, Fort Lauderdale. Event sponsored by Broward County Parks and Recreation Division. 954-625-2988
Halloween Dance and Party
October 29, 3 – 5 p.m. FREE Free music, dance, and refreshments, for ages 6 to 17. Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Drive, Fort Lauderdale. Sponsor is Broward County Parks and Recreation Division. Contact: Franklin Park, 954-791-1037.
October 29, 4-5 p.m. FREE. Lafayette Hart Park, 2851 NW 8th Road., Fort Lauderdale. Free costume party and contest with refreshments, for ages 6 to 17. Sponsor is Broward County Parks and Recreation Division. Contact: Lafayette Hart Park, 954-791-1041.
ARK BOO BASH
Oct. 30 Enjoy safe Halloween fun for children of all ages at the ArtsPark at Young Circle. Children’s activities and Candy. 7-10 pm. ArtsPark is located and US1 and Hollywood Blvd. FREE. For more information call 954-921-3500
Free Halloween Safety Expo
Friday, October 29, 2010 6-9 p.m. Sponsored by the City of Weston and Broward Sheriff’s Office. Tequesta Trace Park, 600 Indian Trace, Weston. Please join us for an entertaining, action-packed, safe Trick-or-Treating event. Live entertainment, Police & Fire Exhibits, DJ music, Pumpkin Patch, Bloodmobile. Wear you’re cutest or spookiest costume as there will be Trick-or-Treating. Be sure to bring a bag for the goodies.
For more information about Pembroke Pines happenings, contact Adrian Valdes and enjoy the festivities!