Rarely are there back-to-back nights of Halloween events in Tampa and one local concert turned party turned carnival plans to make the most of this spooky holiday. Pied Piper's Haunted Carnival at Armature Works wants to bring you several nights of Halloween fun and this isn't your ordinary party. With big-name DJs like Malaa, Carnage, and Duke Dumont, and several scary activities for the family, you know this is going to be one crazy weekend!

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The First Annual Pied Piper's Haunted Carnival will be one of the largest Halloween parties in Tampa and will include terrifying carnival rides, nostalgic Halloween carnival food, scare zones, and so much more spanning over 200,000 square feet. There will be family-friendly activities before 7pm each night for the young ones like taking a turn on the Merry-go-round or capturing a family photo on the Ferris Wheel. With a beautiful backdrop of Downtown Tampa, there will be several photo opportunities for kids and costume fanatics alike. Closing off part of Elk Street and some of the surrounding areas, the kids' area is going to seem endless with activities! You can also make sure to try one of the several sweet treats offered like cotton candy, elephant ears, or funnel cakes.

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From Friday to Sunday there will be a costume contest for all attendees to take part in for a chance to win $10,000 in cash and prizes. Upon arrival, you will see a costume contest table that you will be able to sign up at and take a picture at in front of their scary backdrop. Here you will leave your phone number for a winner to be announced and judged over the course of the 3 days. The winner will be announced online shortly after the event so break out your best costume and enter for your shot to take home some big winnings! Come any day for a chance to enter the contest and you will be able to do so from 4pm to 9pm on Friday and Saturday, and from 4pm to 8pm on Sunday. There will be several categories to be announced but most likely will include scariest, best group, sexiest, best overall. and a kids category.

After 7pm each night, the Haunted Carnival transforms into a more terrifying and spooky R-rated experience. For music lovers, make sure to purchase a VIP Pass so you can get access to the Killer Beats Stage with world-renowned DJs Carnage, Duke Dumont, Juicy M, Malaa, and even more talent. There will be adult-rated fun so the kids will be advised to leave after the VIP concerts start.

Michael Piper, the owner of Pied Piper Productions, mentioned "This event stands out from the others in the area in that it is not just a concert or a Halloween event, but so much more being a carnival with food and games, a festival with stages and entertainment, a VIP section, and a family-friendly party." Pied Piper's Haunted Carnival plans to bring together all elements of the ultimate Halloween experience.

The Haunted Carnival will be located at The Heights Armature Works Field at 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa, FL 33602 and is set for October 28th through October 31st, having new artists perform each night. The schedule of the event is as follows:

Thursday, October 28th: 4pm - 11pm - Soul Circus Cowboys
Friday, October 29th: 4pm - 11pm - DJ Carnage
Saturday, October 30th: 2pm - 11pm - Duke Dumont w/ Juicy M
Sunday, October 31st: 2pm - 9pm - Malaa

Ticket prices vary but for all who want to come before 7pm, you can enjoy the rides, games, and more carnival fun. Tickets for a VIP pass give you access to all the biggest concerts, bar privilege, and so much more. You must be at least 18 to buy a VIP pass and 21 and up to drink.

So enter if you dare and buy your tickets now for Pied Piper's Haunted Carnival 2021. This festival plans to be the biggest in Tampa Bay during October so don't miss out! There's no better place to be for Halloween in Tampa!