Halloween and Trick or Treating Events

This page lists Halloween themed happenings and Trick or Treating events for families in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Halloween and Trick or Treating Events - Fun 4 Gator Kids
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09/22 Corks and Colors Stacked Pumpkins Wood Sign

Perfect fall decor! Price includes 16x24” wooden base, step by step instructions on painting your own stacked pumpkins, and a vinyl stencil for perfec ...

September 22nd, 2017
Hours: 7-9pm
$40
3415 West University Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32607
09/23-10/29 SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

Watch our silly and spooky live shows, enjoy fun coloring activities and trick or treat for candy and goodies throughout the park. It’s an ocean of ...

weekends, September 23- October 29, 2017
Included in park admission
7007 Sea World Dr, Orlando, FL
09/24 Corks and Colors Halloween Coaster Set

Set of 4 coasters with a Halloween themed stencil for each. Bring the family to each paint one or take the set for yourself! Pieces will be ready t ...

September 24th, 2017
Hours: 3-5pm
$25
3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, Florida, 32607
09/25 Corks and Colors Kids Class: Spooky Canvas Class

Set of 4 coasters with a Halloween themed stencil for each. Bring the family to each paint one or take the set for yourself! Pieces will be ready t ...

September 25th, 2017
Hours: 4-5:30pm
$20
3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, Florida, 32607
09/30 and 10/21  Learn with Jo-Ann:Kids Sew Trick or Treat Bag

Learn to piece different fabrics together with a machine to make a sweet treat tote.

September 30 & October 21
Hours: 9:30am-12:30pm
$35
3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
10/01 Do Art with Yopp  Pinch Pot Pumpkins Girl Scout Badge for Brownies

Girls will get to explore the pottery wheel with a ceramics instructor. Girls will also each get to make their own pinch pot and/or coil pot pumpkin. ...

October 1st, 2017
Hours: 1-3pm
$17
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/01-10/30  Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour ...

October 1- 30
3644 Southwest Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
10/01-10/31  Alachua Main Street Scarecrow Row

Come walk Scarecrow Row anytime during the month of October.

October 1-31
free
Main Street, Alachua, Florida
10/06-10/28 Kirby Family Farm Lost Railroad

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, live insects and reptiles, loud noises, and small spaces! This fundraising event on the ...

Friday and Saturday nights
Hours: 7-10PM
$20 in advance or $25 at the gate
19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, FL, 32696
10/07 Do Art with Yopp  Spooky House Canvas Class

Let us walk you step by step in creating this beautiful masterpiece! Do Art will provide everything you need from the paints and stencils all the way ...

October 7th, 2017
Hours: 4-6pm
$25 per person (includes everything; canvas, paints & i...
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/07 Gold Head State Park Haunted Moonlight Hike

Hike along a one mile haunted trail through the woods of Gold Head Branch. You never know what ghosts and goblins will come out to greet you. The hik ...

October 7
Hours: 7-9pm
$5.00/ person for hike
Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park, 6239 State Road 21, Keystone Heights, Florida, 32656
10/07 Painting with a Twist: Candy Corn Cutie

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. Parents are encouraged to let children work by the ...

October 7th, 2017
Hours: 1-3pm
$25
618 NW 60th St., Ste B, Gainesville, FL, 32607
10/07-10/31 Crayola Experience Hauntoween

Werewolves, witches and monsters - oh my! Spooky and colorful family fun awaits! At Crayola Experience from October 7-31, you can create monster-r ...

October 7-31
8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL
10/08 Do Art with Yopp Halloween Charms: Girl Scout Outdoor Art Badge - All Levels

We will go on a nature scavenger hunt to discover the piece needed to build our Halloween charms and creatures. Enjoy the fall air with this fun proje ...

October 8th, 2017
Hours: 1-3pm
$15
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/08 Trinity UMC Great Pumpkin Run

Join us for an evening of family fun at Trinity UMC’s Great Pumpkin Run 5K. The course will take you through the beautiful campus of Trinity United Me ...

October 8 | 6:00PM
$20
4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32653
10/10 Do Art with Yopp  Kids Class: Little Bat

Let us walk your child through this fun creation, allowing them to explore new techniques and learn to love art! Class is 1.5 hours long and parents a ...

October 10th, 2017
Hours: 4-6pm
$15
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/12 Screaming for Safety

Screaming for Safety is a large, free public safety event that we hold each year during the National Fire Prevention Week. This event provides a safe ...

October 12th, 2017
Hours: 4-7pm
FREE
Safety City, 1025 NE 13th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
10/13 Tioga Outdoor Movie Night: Hotel Transylvania 2

Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month. Bring your lawn chair and blankets and come enjoy a FREE movie at The Square at Tioga Town Center. Food and ...

October 13
Hours: 7-9pm
Tioga Town Center, 105 SW 128th Street, Newberry, FL
10/14  Learn with Jo-Ann: Kids' Hand Sewing Treat Pouches

Learn to trace a template, hand-sew & add appliques to make a pumpkin-shaped pouch.

October 14
Hours: 9:30-11:30am
$35
3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
10/14 Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume and Garage Sale

Dance Alive National Ballet's annual costume and garage sale. Just in time for the Halloween! Adult and child sizes. Costumes, CD's, DVD's, toys ...

October 14
Hours: 9am-3pm
Pofahl Studios: 1325 NW 2nd St, Gainesville, FL, 32601
10/14 Do Art with Yopp  Hilltop Haunt Canvas Class

Let us walk you step by step in creating this beautiful masterpiece! Do Art will provide everything you need from the paints and stencils all the way ...

October 14th, 2017
Hours: 3-5pm
$25 per person (includes everything; canvas, paints & i...
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/14 Painting with a Twist: Night Wolf

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. Parents are encouraged to let children work by the ...

October 14th, 2017
Hours: 1-3pm
$25
618 NW 60th St., Ste B, Gainesville, FL, 32607
10/14 Pumpkin Fest at Big Shoals Park

Family Fun Night! Games, pumpkin bowling, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a treasure chest with prizes and hayride through the woods.

October 14
Hours: 3-6pm
free with park entry fee of $4.00 per vehicle
11016 Lillian Saunders Drive,, White Springs, FL, 32096
10/17 Do Art with Yopp  Kids Class: Halloween Cat

Let us walk your child through this fun creation, allowing them to explore new techniques and learn to love art! Class is 1.5 hours long and parents a ...

October 17th, 2017
Hours: 4-6pm
$15
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/19 Do Art with Yopp  Kids Class: Monster Madness

Let us walk your child through this fun creation, allowing them to explore new techniques and learn to love art! Class is 1.5 hours long and parents a ...

October 19th, 2017
Hours: 4-6pm
$15
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/21 Drool and Ghoul Howl-o-Ween Dog Pool Party

Join the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department for a Drool and Ghoul Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest and Pool Party. This ...

October 21
Hours: 11:30-1:30
$5 per Dog. People are free. Proof of rabies vaccinatio...
Westside Pool, 1001 NW 31st Dr, Gainesville, Florida
10/21 Florida Bat Festival at Lubee Bat Conservancy

The Annual Florida Bat Festival is an opportunity for attendees to view giant fruit bats, tour the conservancy grounds and enjoy the great outdoors wh ...

October 21st, 2017
Hours: 10am-4pm
$5 for children 5-12 and $8 for adults, children 4 and ...
1309 N.W. 192nd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609., Gainesville, FL
10/21 Thrill the World Ocala

Thrill the World is an annual attempt to break the Largest Simultaneous Dance with Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Every year, Funky Zombies gather to d ...

October 21
Hours: 4-9pm
$5/per person in advance and $7.00 the night of the eve...
10/24-10/31 Alachua Library All Day Halloween Make and Take It

Join us this week for a new Halloween craft everyday.

October 24-31
Hours: all day
14913 NW 140 Street, Alachua, FL
10/26 Trick or Treating at Thornebrook Village

Trick or Treat at the Shoppes of Thornebrook! Bring your kids to the Village dressed in costume, and Trick or Treat at participating shops while suppl ...

October 26
Hours: 6-8pm
Thornebrook Village: 2441 NW 43rd STreet, Gainesville, FL
10/27 - 10/29 Suwannee Hulaween

Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss-draped oak and cypress along the Suwannee River, The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is one of the mos ...

October 27th -29th, 2017
3076 95th Dr, Live Oak, FL
10/27-10/28 Hawthorne Haunted House

Come to the Chamber of Horrors Haunted House (October 27-28)! Not recommended for small children.

October 27-28
Hours: 7:30pm
$3 for Haunted House
Hawthorne Recreation Park, SR 20, Hawthorne, Florida
10/28  Gardens and Ghouls 5K

Put your running shoes on for Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens' Gardens and Ghouls 5K, an eco-friendly trail race! Youth activities begin at 1:00 p.m. ...

October 28th, 2017
Hours: 1pm - 6pm start times
Competitive: $40 | Non-Competitive $30
4990 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, FL, 32696
10/28  Learn with Jo-Ann: Kids'Candy Corn Cupcakes

Learn basic bag & tip decorating techniques in classic candy colors. Intended for children 8 years & older.

October 5th and 28th
Hours: 6-8pm on 5th, 9:30-11:30am on 28th
$35
3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
10/28 Boo at the Roo: Rooterville Animal Sanctuary

Every year Rooterville celebrates Halloween by opening our doors to the kids of the community for not-so-scary fun at the Sanctuary! Come dressed up f ...

October 28
Hours: 1-4pm
FREE
5579 Darwood Street, Melrose, FL, 32666
10/28 Halloween ComicFest

Celebrating its sixthyear, Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating local comic shops across North America and beyond celebrate the ...

October 28th, 2017
MEGA Gaming and Comics:. 4000 W. Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32607
10/28 HAPPYween at Depot Park

Bring the family out to Depot Park for HAPPYween! The kids can trick-or-treat at over 40 Alachua County, City of Gainesville and UF services tables wh ...

October 28
Hours: 10am-2pm
free
200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, FL
10/28 Painting with a Twist: Spooky Skeleton

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. Parents are encouraged to let children work by the ...

October 28th, 2017
Hours: 1-3pm
$25
618 NW 60th St., Ste B, Gainesville, FL, 32607
10/28 Ravine Gardens Spooktacular

Join us for a night of trick-or-treating and spooky fun! Local vendors and organizations will be on hand to hand out candy as the kids trick-or-treat ...

October 28th, 2017
Hours: 6-9pm
$2/person | Children 5 and under are free
1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, FL
10/28 Trick or Treat Fun Night in Hawthorne

Kids activities, games, trick or treating and much much more!

October 28
Hours: 6-8pm
Hawthorne Recreation Park, State. Road. 20, Hawthorne, Florida
10/28 Waldo Flea Market Trick or Treat & Costume Contest

Halloween – Trick or Treat and Costume Contest for ages zero to 10. Must be in costume and registered at office to be entered into the contest. Kids: ...

October 28th, 2017
Hours: 10AM - 1PM
17805 US Hwy 301, Waldo, FL, 32694
10/29 Do Art with Yopp  Creepy Cemetary Canvas Class

Let us walk you step by step in creating this beautiful masterpiece! Do Art will provide everything you need from the paints and stencils all the way ...

October 29th, 2017
Hours: 3-5pm
$25 per person (includes everything; canvas, paints & i...
Magnolia Parke Shopping Plaza 4780 NW 39th Ave #5, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/29 Painting with a Twist: Halloween Cat

Class is age 11+. Children ages 6 and up may attend our kids classes. Please note we paint with acrylic paint that can stain clothing; please dress ac ...

October 29th, 2017
Hours: 4-6pm
$35
618 NW 60th St., Ste B, Gainesville, FL, 32607
10/29 Trunk or Treat at Abiding Savior

Bring your family for a fun "trunk or treat" experience at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church from 5-7p.m. Wear your costumes and grab some treats, visit ...

October 29
Hours: 5-7PM
9700 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32606
10/30 Alachua Library Teen Halloween Party

Teens, join us for games, crafts, and fun in celebration of Halloween.

October 30
Hours: 4-5:30pm
14913 NW 140 Street, Alachua, FL
10/30 Archer Library Halloween Spooktacular

Join us for a spectacularly spooky good time at the 2nd Annual Archer Branch Halloween Spooktacular! There will be games, crafts, activities, and a wh ...

October 30
Hours: 4-5pm
13266 SW State Road 45, Archer, FL
10/31 Halloween Party at Library Partnership

Get your trick or treating started here at the Library Partnership! A safe place to show off your costume, show us a trick, or get crafty... and we ...

October 31
Hours: 4-5:30pm
1130 NE 16th Ave., Gainesville, FL