Best Things To Do For Halloween
Feeling spooky? We've lined up holiday themed events for you to explore. Get your ghouls and gals together and experience Halloween with some culture!
THE HORRORLAND EXPERIENCE: SOUTH FLORIDA'S FIRST EVER DRIVE THRU HAUNTED HOUSE ATTRACTION
Through October 31st at 7:00 pm
Over the course of 35 chilling minutes, the fully immersive attraction takes people into a fantasy world complete with ghoulish characters and unexpected bursts of “unusual” activities. Participants travel through six differently themed passages and experience the dreaded terrors associated with the Halloween season. More event details here.
(image: The Horrorland Experience)
DEERING ESTATE: HISTORIC GHOST TOUR
October 29th at 7:30 pm
Step into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate. Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! More event details here.
OUTSHINE FILM FESTIVAL: A QUEER CREATURE (DOUBLE) FEATURE | COCKTAILS & CINEMA VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR
October 29th at 7:30 pm
This event is FREE for the community and being held VIRTUALLY throughout the pandemic. Join Outshine Film Festival for a special Halloween Edition of Cocktails & Cinema! Dress up in your halloween costume and you could win a star membership to Outshine. Plus fun halloween trivia to win tickets to upcoming festival events and mingle with your favorite festival friends via zoom! More event details here.
THE STUDIOS OF KEY WEST: GHOST STORIES, CURSES & FOLKLORE WITH AARON SAGERS
October 30th at 7:00 pm
Where do ghost stories come from? What is a curse? How did seances and paranormal investigations become a part of mainstream America? And what are the connections across cultures with regards to supernatural phenomena? By exploring folklore, and legends, and even modern popular culture, this talk examines the paranormal through the power of story. Additionally, we will learn how tales of genies, doppelgängers, and even the bed-sheet ghost has evolved throughout history. Sip some spooky Halloween-appropriate cocktails and bask in the candle glow of the courtyard while Artist in Residence Aaron Sagers (Travel Channel host and paranormal pop culture expert) shares his expertise on the subject. More event details here.
HISTORYMIAMI: ANNUAL MIAMI CITY CEMETERY TOUR WITH DR. GEORGE VIA ZOOM
October 30th at 6:00 pm
Connect with the past on a virtual tour of the Miami City Cemetery with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George. Founded in 1897, just a year after the city’s incorporation, this historic graveyard is a monument to so many of the people who helped shape the early history of the Magic City. Hear stories of notable Miami residents, including the “Mother of Miami” Julia Tuttle, civil rights leader Reverend Theodore Gibson, and Bernard Mackey of the Ink Spots Quartet. View the final resting place of Carrie B. Miller, the woman encased in cement. More event details here.
SANDRELL RIVERS THEATER: HOCUS POCUS
October 31st at 7:00 pm
Experience the screening of Hocus Pocus! The film is about a curious youngster who moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century. Children 12 and under are encouraged to wear costumes and we will have a trick or treat kiosk with candy available! Face coverings are still required for all individuals with social distancing requirements.Ticket Price: $5.00. More event details here.
FLAMENCO BALLET: 'DRÁCULA'
October 31st at 5:00 pm
Join the Facebook livestream of 'Drácula' - an original Flamenco Ballet by Ilisa Rosal inspired by Bram Stokers’ 'Dracula'. This work will be available to watch for 24 hours so that audiences may choose a time that works for them. More event details here.
Celebrate safely and Happy Halloween! Tag @cultureowlmiami in your social media posts and stories. We want to see those great costumes!