It's the last weekend before Halloween sneaks up on us, so make sure you get in the spooky spirit! We've got all the best things to do in Tampa in one place, now all you have to do is decide which ghouls and goblins you're going to haunt the weekend with. There are several costume-centric parties happening for Halloween in Tampa, including Scream Machine at O'Brien's and a haunted bus crawl around the city. Start getting your costume together (we know most of you still don't have a clue what you'll be) and calling your fellow ghosts, because you won't want to miss any of the Halloween fun in Tampa!
If you're not one for hauntings, don't be scared. We have events on this list of the top 10 things to do in Tampa that will have you squealing (with excitement, not fear of course). Fear not, because either way, it's going to be a great weekend in Tampa!
Dress to impress for this Halloween bash at O'Brien's Irish Pub in Brandon. There will be spooky-good drink specials, live music and a costume contest with prizes better than candy.
Are you ready for Tampa’s Best Halloween Bar Crawl?! This signature event will get you into the awesome party buses and take you through some of Tampa’s best hotspots. Make sure you dress to kill for this crawl! Dig deep into your suitcase of fear and pull out the scariest costume you can find. This ain't no laughing matter. Go paranormal or stay home!
Downtown Tampa will transform on Saturday into the Halloween headquarters of the Bay for the exclusive and anticipated adult party experience! Go to five parties with one all-access pass. There will be different themes at each party, and all are within walking distance of each other so you can hop from bar to bar.
The 15th Annual Wesley Chapel Fall Festival will include a carnival with rides and games, live music, delicious fall foods, beverages, arts and craft area with pumpkin painting, local business expo, and a pumpkin patch. There will also be a Halloween celebration on Saturday with free entertainment for families, so everyone can get spooky!
See the gold standard of horror at the Tampa Theatre. Hitchcock knows how to get a squeal or two, so grab your honey and snuggle up for a terror-filled Thursday on Franklin Street.
See "Posty" at the Amalie Arena on Thursday! Get your tickets soon, it's going to be a packed show!
Inspired by Frida Kahlo's diaries, Tampa City Ballet takes you into a surreal dance journey through the legendary artist's life and battles within her mind. Get your tickets to this phenomenal performance here.
Creatures of the Night is back for more spooky scares and "howling" fun for ghouls and goblins of all ages! Bring the whole fam to this Halloween event, where everyone can enjoy G-rated scares with the animals of ZooTampa.
Make-A-Wish foundation brings together the Tampa Bay community for a festive evening with gourmet tastings from 15 of our area's most sought-after restaurants. With the funds raised from this event, Make-A-Wish will be able to grant more wishes for the children in the Tampa Bay area suffering from critical illnesses.