Scaring Up Some Halloween Fun in Jacksonville

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

Jack o lanterns

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

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

October 15-17 and 22-31, 2021

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.

Murray Hill-O-Ween

October 23, 2021

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.

Beaches Town Center Fall Festival

October 27, 2021

Join Beaches Town Center for their annual Fall Festival in the Seahorse Oceanfront Hotel parking lot. Introducing the beach version of “Trunk”-or-Treating!, children can visit decorated golf carts for candy, treats and goodies. Make-your own-crafts, games and refreshments provided.


October 25 - 29, 2021

Come trick-or-treat with Downtown Jax all week long. This year's Halloween Hunt involves QR codes and, of course, sweet treats. Wear your best costumes and get your fill of candy, coupons and other goodies from participating businesses. The hunt will be hosted through Eventzee App.

Historic Springfield Bike-A-Boo

October 29, 2021

Meet at the Main Street Food Park's pumpkin patch and then leisurely ride as a group through the spooky streets of Historic Springfield during Bike-A-Boo. Costumes and bike decorations encouraged. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Riders are encouraged to have appropriate safety gear.

Hallow's Eve: A Frightfully Funky Festival at James Weldon Johnson Park

October 30, 2021

Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park presents Hallow’s Eve, a Frightfully Funky Festival featuring spooky décor, costumes, and tricks and treats for kids of all ages. Dance the demons away to the groovy sounds of Asheville’s Appalachian Funk band, Dr. Bacon as well as St. Augustine’s Stephen Pigman Vibrations.

The event is free to attend but brews and potions (both alcoholic and non) will be available for purchase.

Trick-or-Treat at the Avenues

October 31, 2021

Stop by the Avenues for free and safe trick-or-treating at participating stores.

Not for the faint-of-heart:

Adventure Landing Haunt Nights

October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 30, 31< 2021

Adventure Landing Haunt Nights feature four haunted attractions including Northeast Florida’s scariest 3D haunted house. Haunt nights are recommended to kids over the age of 12 and not for the faint of heart.

BOOgie the night away:


October 20, 2021

The Wicked Barley Wickedween is an all day, family friendly event celebrating Halloween! Enjoy Halloween inspired beer releases including: Almond Joy Stout, Peanut Butter Cup Brown Ale, Sour Patch Kids Kettle Sour, Raspberry Infused Mead, Blood Orange Hard Seltzer, Mystery Flavor Seltzer, Halloween Slushy.