Kids love to trick-or-treat, so why limit the Halloween fun to one night a year? There are plenty of chances for your little monsters to dress up and get candy all month long at these kid-friendly Halloween events in Tampa Bay.


Hyde Park Halloween Fall Festival

Head to the Hyde Park Halloween Fall Festival on September 29 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and enjoy craft beer, food trucks, live entertainment, and games while supporting High Risk Hope.This street-wide event is free and family-friendly, so bring the kids out to celebrate the beginning of fall and start having Halloween fun early!

Tampa Riverwalk Trick or Treat

On October 27, dress up in your best costume and take the kids to the Riverwalk for some trick-or-treating! The third Annual Tampa Riverwalk Trick or Treat Event will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. along the Tampa Riverwalk and Curtis Hixon Park. There will be more than 50 candy stations to score treats plus complimentary trick-or-treat bags while supplies last. After everyone fills up on sweets, there will be a showing of The Addams Family in Water Works Park at 7 p.m.

7th Annual Little Monsters Pumpkin Patch & Promenade

Centro Ybor will turn into a pumpkin patch for children of all ages on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. t o3 p.m. Pick from over 2,000 pumpkins in this fenced-in patch and then decorate your find at the pumpkin decoratation and craft area. Costumes are encouraged, especially for trick-or-treating down 7th Avenue with a free trick-or-treat bag. This event is free, but make sure to get your ticket!

Halloween Green Scream

On Monday, October 29, enjoy festive Halloween fun for free at Maureen B. Gauzza Regional Library from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Come in a costume, take a photo in the green screen booth, make a Halloween craft, and go trick-or-treating in the stacks.


Puppy-ween At The Landing

Don’t forget your four-legged children this Halloween! Bring the kids and the dogs out to The Landing Bar and Grill for the first-annual Puppy-ween. On October 20 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. during this adorable charity event; 100% of the proceeds will benefit 4 Lucky Dogs Pet Rescue. Enter your pup into the Doggy Halloween Costume Contest, take them for their runway moment at the Doggy Photo Shoot, make sure their up-to-date on their shots at the mobile shot clinic, and enjoy local venders, raffles, and prizes.


Winter’s Trick-or-Tweet

This October at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), Winter is hosting Winter’s Trick-or-Treat from October 15 to 31. Kids 12 and under will get $9.99 admission when wearing a costume or CMA shirt. After enjoying the aquarium, go to the Atlantis Theater for Halloween activities including spooky fog, under-the-sea creatures, and pumpkin decorations as well as a Halloween glitter tattoo station, Slime Time with Professor Peduncle, and CMA Family Feud presentations.

St. Petersburg


This Halloween, get your kids out of the street for trick-or-treating and go to St. Pete Beach Community Center parking lot for their Trunk-or-Treat. Only registered vehicles will be allowed in to decorate their trunks and pass out candy to costumed kids. All candy will be prepackaged and unopened. The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., and vehicles will not be allowed to leave until the end for safety reasons.

Halloween Glow Party

Tire your kids out this Halloween with a glow dance party! Come out to LaDee-Da Kids Spa dressed in your favorite costume to boogie with a Minion and a Troll Princesses. There will be light refreshments, glow-in-the-dark face painting, and plenty of dance party fun. This event is October 31 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Space is limited, and tickets are $20 (reservations are required).

Let the kids dress up a little earlier this year and check out one or more of these kid-friendly Halloween events in Tampa Bay. They’re sure to be a howling good time!

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