Here are the best spooktacular Halloween things to do for families and adults in Palm Beach County

Fright Nights

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FRIGHT NIGHTS: The area's freakiest, creepiest haunted house experience. New this year are two Escape Rooms to choose from, each one is one hour long.
Opens: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 with a 'Behind the Scenes Tour'; Schedule: Thursday through Saturday nights through Oct. 30, 2016
Hours: Thursdays: 6 to 11 p.m.; Friday & Saturdays: 6 to midnight.
Where: 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach at the South Florida Fairgrounds
More information: Fright Nights website; 561-793-0333

X-Scream Halloween

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X-SCREAM HALLOWEEN: Haunted house, amusement park, mini-golf at the G-Star School of the Arts in Palm Springs.
Opens: Friday, Oct. 14, 2016; Schedule: Oct. 14-15; Oct. 21-22; Oct. 28-29.
Hours: Gates open at 7:30 p.m. on opening day, Oct.14; All other days gates open at 8 p.m.
Where: G-Star School of the Arts, 2030 S. Congress Ave., West Palm Beach
More information: X-Scream Halloween website; 561-967-2023


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SPOOKYVILLE: An old-fashioned Halloween for families and children 12 and under, offers a full array of safe trick or treats, scarecrow making, kiddie rides, games, and arts & crafts. It’s a throwback to the traditional days of family Halloweens in a fun, secure and family friendly environment.
Opens: Oct. 21-23; Oct. 28-31
Hours: Fridays: 5 to 8 p.m.; Saturday & Sundays: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Halloween 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach
More information:, 561-793-0333

Scarecrow Festival

SCARECROW FESTIVAL: Live music, scarecrow competition, pumpkin decorating, corn shucking, pumpkin patch
When: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016; 2 to 5 p.m.
Where: Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, 300 N. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach
More information:, 561-832-4164

Boo at the Zoo

BOO AT THE ZOO: Family fun includes costume contests, trick-or-treating, pumpkin patch, hay stack hunt and wild animals
Opens: Oct. 21-23; Oct. 28-30
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach
More information: Palm Beach Zoo website, 561-533-0887

Clematis by Fright

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CLEMATIS BY FRIGHT: Free event downtown West Palm Beach with a costume contest, trick-or-treat for kids with free candy bags, live music.
When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016; 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: 100 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach
More information: West Palm Beach website; 561-822-1515

Enigma Haunt

ENIGMA HAUNT: Features three haunted attractions in one indoor location
Opens: Saturday, Oct. 1; Oct. 7-8; Oct. 14-16; Oct. 20-23; Oct. 27-31
Hours: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays & Thursdays; 7 to midnight Fridays, Saturdays and Halloween
Where: 21069 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton
More information: Enigma Haunt website; 855-994-2867

Fall Festival

FALL FESTIVAL: Live music by Burnt Biscuit, candy-corn count, trick-or-treat trail, pumpkins and more
When: Friday, Oct. 28, 2016; 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Burns Road Community Center, 4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens
Details:, 561-630-1100


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HALLOWSCREAM Monsters, Music & Bar Crawl: Featuring a costume contest with a top prize of $750, bar crawl and live music featuring Spam Allstars!
When: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016; 5 to 11 p.m.
Where: Starts at the Lake Worth Cultural Plaza, 414 Lake Ave., Lake Worth
More information: Halloweenscream website

Spooky Science Night

SPOOKY SCIENCE NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: Creepy science secrets, oozing pumpkins, alligator petting and shark tooth lab and more
When: Friday, Oct. 28, 2016; 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach
More information: South Florida Science Center website; 561-832-1988


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MOONFEST: Halloween street party in downtown West Palm Beach, includes a costume contest, three stages of live bands featuring Ben Prestage; Deaf Poets
When: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016; 12:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: 531 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach
Details: Moonfest website, 561-667-1030

Halloween Spooktacular

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR: Follow the Yellow Brick Road through Legacy Place on your way to “Legacy City” - an afternoon of fun-filled Wizard of Oz-themed Halloween activities for the whole family, including the family pet!
Where: 11290 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens
When: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
More information:, 561-776-0241

More Halloween events

Halloween Sound, Light & Laser Show: Holographic, sound and light show that starts every night at 7 p.m. from Oct. 1, 2016 to Halloween night, Oct. 31. The show runs approx. 90 minutes, and then repeats until 10 p.m.
Where: 699 NW 9th Ave., Boca Raton; 561-750-7000

Creepy Creature Feature - Bug Boo-Nanza: It's all about bugs at this event, with presentations on entomophagy, live wildlife displays, crafts and games. Dress like your best 'wild animal' and admission is free. The event is Saturday, Oct. 22, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Hobe Sound Nature Center, 13640 S.E. Federal Hwy., Hobe Sound; 772-546-2067

Tricks, Treats and Fang-tastic Fun: The Mall at Wellington Green hosts a costume party and Mall-O-Ween with trick-or-treating throughout the mall, dancing and games. The event is Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Saturday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Grand Court and throughout the mall, The Mall at Wellington Green, 10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington; 561-227-6900

Feathers, Fangs, Fur & Fun: Busch Wildlife Sanctuary will feature candy stations along the trails, crafts and a campfire. The event is Friday, Oct. 28, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, 2500 Jupiter Park Dr., Jupiter; 561-575-3399

Fright Night at The Addison: The Addison will be transformed into a creepy event featuring live music, specialty cocktails and treats. The event, which benefits the Slow Burn Theatre Company is Halloween night, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Where: The Addison, 2 East Camino Real, Boca Raton; 561-372-0568

Kooky Halloween: The Jupiter Community Center hosts a night of creepy fun, activities will include bounce houses, music, games, a flashlight egg haunt and more. The event is Saturday, Oct. 28, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter; 561-741-2400