Get Ready! It’s time for fall and family time! Here are some of the most boo-ti-ful happenings this fall in town. There are tons of family-friendly Halloween events in Sarasota and Bradenton. We've listed several here, but you can also check out our Halloween in Sarasota page for more!

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FISH, FUN AND FRIGHT 2019

FISH, FUN AND FRIGHT 2019

on Friday, 18 Oct, 5:30 PM
at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236

Buoys and ghouls of all ages are invited to dress up in costume for a Night of Fish, Fun & Fright! Enjoy spooky activities throughout the Aquarium, unearth shark teeth in “Coffin Creek" and feast on deep-sea delights in the “Diner of the Dead."

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SRQ Family Fun Halloween Party

SRQ Family Fun Halloween Party

on Saturday, 19 Oct, 9:00 AM
at Knockerball N' Ninjas
8201 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34238

Children under 6 months may attend without a ticket, but may not participate in any events, activities, including face painting, crafts, and pumpkins. If you would like for your child to participate then you must purchase a ticket.

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Halloween Trail Carnival

Halloween Trail Carnival

on Friday, 25 Oct, 5:00 PM
at Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex
2650 Waldemere St, Sarasota, FL 34239

Enjoy carnival games, costume contest and parade, face painting, and much more, Perfect for ages 2 to 13. Children under the age of 5 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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2019 Boo Run 5k & Boo Dash

2019 Boo Run 5k & Boo Dash

on Saturday, 26 Oct, 8:00 AM
at Lakewood Ranch Main Street
8100 Lakewood Main St, Bradenton, FL 34202

Join us for the 16th Annual Boo Run 5k & Boo Dash! Over 1200 runners, walkers, dog walkers take to the streets for a fun, family, friendly event!

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Spooktacular

Spooktacular

on Sunday, 27 Oct, 10:00 AM
at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
811 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

Spooktacular at Selby Gardens is a playful, family-friendly event.

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Costume & Candy Crawl

Costume & Candy Crawl

on Tuesday, 29 Oct, 4:30 PM
at 3825 S Osprey Ave
3825 South Osprey Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34239

TRICK - OR - TREAT

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Bark-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest

Bark-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest

on Tuesday, 29 Oct, 5:30 PM
at Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex
2650 Waldemere St, Sarasota, FL 34239

Back by popular demand is the Bark-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest! Dress up your dog and walk in the judged costume parade for a chance to win prizes!

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Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

on Wednesday, 30 Oct, 5:30 PM
at Robert L. Taylor Community Complex (RLTCC)
1845 34th St, Sarasota, FL 34234

Robert L. Taylor Community Complex (RLTCC) is excited to bring a safe trick or treat experience back to the children in the North Sarasota area on October 30, 2019, from 5:30 -7 p.m.!

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Children’s Halloween Parade - Venice

Children’s Halloween Parade - Venice

on Thursday, 31 Oct, 4:00 PM
at Venice MainStreet, Inc.
101 W Venice Ave, Ste 23, Venice, FL 34285

Hundreds of Venice area children (and some adults) are choosing their costumes to show off in the Annual Venice MainStreet/Venice Lions Club Halloween Parade Thursday October 31, at 4pm in Centennial Park.

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Free HallowTeen Dance Party for Grades 7 to 12

Free HallowTeen Dance Party for Grades 7 to 12

on Thursday, 31 Oct, 6:30 PM
at Englewood Event Center
3069 South McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224

Welcome to the Englewood Event Center’s FREE Hallowteen Teen Dance Party for grades 7 thru 12th.

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