Scaring Up Some Halloween Fun in Jacksonville

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

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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.

Fun for monsters of all ages:

Congaree and Penn

September 30th - October 31st, 2020

Spend the day at the farm this fall. From visiting the pumpkin patch to taking a sunset cruise around the farm, there are daily events at Congaree and Penn. This is a perfect place to enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Please note: Congaree and Penn is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Jacksonville Zoo Spooktacular

2020 date is TBA

Enjoy the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens during their most magical celebration, the Jacksonville Zoo Spooktacular for kids of all ages. You don’t want to miss one of Jacksonville’s most exciting Halloween events.

The Catty Shack Ranch Halloween Haunted Forest

2020 dates are TBA

Stroll through as the Catty Shack Ranch Halloween Haunted 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.

Beaches Town Center Fall Festival & Costume Party

2020 date is TBA

Join Beaches Town Center for their annual Fall Festival & Costume Party on First Street between Lemon and Orange! Enjoy complimentary make-your-own crafts, games and refreshments and register for the costume contest to be eligible to win goodies donated from Beaches Town Center businesses! Plus circle around for trick-or-treating at all retailers. It’s going to be a great time, so don’t miss out!

Adventure Landing Hallo-WEE Party

2020 date is TBA

Adventure Landing Hall-WEE Party is 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!

Murray Hill-O-Ween

2020 date is TBA

Murray Hill-O-Ween is 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.

Trick-or-Treat on the Street Downtown

2020 date is TBA

Come trick-or-treat 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.

Mall-O-Ween at the Avenues

2020 date is TBA

Join the Avenues for a Mall-O-Ween full of free and safe trick-or-treating, giveaways, characters, a complimentary photo booth and much more. The first 250 children to check-in will receive a Halloween bag and candy map.

Mall-O-Ween at the St. Johns Town Center

2020 date is TBA

Black cats, ghouls and witches brew, let’s see what the kids can do! Your favorite little ghosts and goblins are invited to Mall-O-Ween at the St. Johns Town Center for a fun and safe night of trick-or-treating in the Park Green outside Maggiano’s Little Italy from 6 – 8 p.m.

Not for the faint-of-heart:

Adventure Landing Haunt Nights

10/2, 10/3, 10/9, 10/10, 10/16, 10/17, 10/18,10/23, 10/24, 10/25, 10/30, 10/31

Adventure Landing 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.

BOOgie the night away:

Wicked Barley Pumpkin Festival + Fall Market

2020 date is TBA

The Wicked Barley Pumpkin Festival + Fall Market has local vendors, pumpkin patch, beer releases, live music and more!

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