Posted By: Fri, October 27, 2017

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Jax has got all the spooks and sweets to get your Halloween-loving-hearts howling!

Whether you’re looking for family fun with the kids, a zombie chase through the night, costume fun or spell-ectible food; we’ve got you covered. Find the perfect Halloween option for trick-or-treaters of all ages below.


Fun for monsters of all ages:

Jacksonville Zoo Spooktacular, now thru October 31- Enjoy the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens during their most magical celebration with Halloween adventure for kids of all ages. You don’t want to miss one of Jacksonville’s most exciting Halloween events. Find out more at

The Catty Shack Ranch Halloween Haunted Forest, now thru October 28- Stroll through as the forest comes alive with creeps and crawls. They’ll have crafts and games for the kids and even a costume contest with prizes. They’ve got a touch lab for the little ghosts and the Trail of Fears for the big ghosts. Grab your tickets at

Adventure Landing Hallo-WEE Party, October 28- A not-so-scary celebration for the kids! Only $3 per child; there will be crafts, games, bounce houses, face painting, goodie bags, costume contest and much more! Find out more at

Mall-O-Ween at the Avenues, October 28- Join the Avenues Mall for some scare-free trick-or-treating. All the retailers will be handing out goodie bags and there will be fun games, crafts, activities, costume parade and much more.  Visit for more about it!

Murray Hill-O-Ween, October 29- A Halloween themed block party and parade on the streets of Murray Hill. There will be food trucks, vendors, costumed characters, floats and even prizes. Check out for more info and to register for the parade!

Trick-or-Treat on the Street Downtown, October 31- Come celebrate with Downtown Jax from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wear your best costumes and get your fill of candy, coupons and other goodies from participating businesses. Find out more at


Not for the faint-of-heart:

Adventure Landing Haunt Nights, now thru October 6-31- Haunt nights feature four haunted attractions including Northeast Florida’s scariest 3D haunted house. The attractions feature a clown takeover, Pinehurst asylum, containment, and descent. Haunt nights are recommended to kids over the age of 12 and not for the faint of heart. Check out for more info.

The Haunted Brewery Zombie Hunt, now thru October 28- Enjoy activities, music and free attractions with $10 entry fee. If you dare, go on the zombie hunt and hope to return in one piece! Visit for tickets and schedule.  

The Old Spanish Trail, now thru October 28- Over ½ mile long, you don’t want to miss this haunted trail with three distinct areas of terror. Be prepared to be scared. Find out more about the schedule at

Fear Zone’s Inferno Legacy, now thru October 31- Jacksonville’s legendary haunted house is back with this year’s attraction, Inferno Legacy. You don’t’ want to miss this and you won’t forget it. Visit for tickets and schedule.

Warehouse 31 Unleashed, now thru November 4- Warehouse 31 has returned opening Thursdays through Sundays to give you your dosage of fear. Their attractions will feature deranged clowns, backwater swamp scares, meat factory and the fear lab. Visit to purchase your tickets.


Don’t miss these treats:

Smashing Pumpkins Class at Sweet Pete’s, now thru November 10- Each guest makes a 3D chocolate jack-o-lantern filled with their choice of Sweet Pete’s signature candies. Smash the pumpkins later at home and enjoy! Tickets are $18 a person. Find out more at

Sugar Skull Class at Sweet Pete’s, now thru Oct. 30- Learn to make a traditional sugar skull. Decorate it with royal icing and all kinds of embellishments and take it home.  You won’t get to eat this one but you can snack during the class. Find out more at


Bats all folks, have a fang-tastic HALLOWEEN! Don’t forgot to tag us in your photos on Facebook and Instagram @visit_jax and use our hashtag #onlyinjax for a chance for your photo to be featured on our page.

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