Halloween is just around the corner, and we are sure you have a long list of activities planned. However, while you are on your trip for Halloween in Tampa, don't forget to participate in the annual costume contests. 

Most of us enjoy participating in Halloween costume contests in Tampa. It is the best way to get into the spirit of Halloween and win prizes at the same time! In addition, it allows us to be creative, outrageous, or spread those spooky vibes!

If you're planning on participating in a Halloween Costume Contest in Tampa, it's worth checking out our list. Let’s dive in. 

Must Read: Kid-Friendly Halloween Events in Tampa Bay

American Social
4.9  5 Rating (8)
601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa FL, 33602
Tampa's premier Halloween Bar Crawl & After Party is organizing an unforgettable Halloween night in the city's trendiest neighborhoods. There will be two check-in stations in South Tampa at Bar HWRD Soho and American Social Downtown. The American Social welcomes guests from 3 PM to 7 PM. Throughout the crawl, there will be DJs, live music, and other entertainment.
Wear your trendiest, sexiest, and scariest Halloween costume for extra fun! Take a picture, upload it to Instagram, and use the tag @downtowncrawlers for a chance to win the costume contest.
Armature Works
5.0  5 Rating (10)
1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa FL, 33602
Visit Armature Works to join Pied Piper's 2nd Annual Haunted Carnival featuring the most recognized DJs of the region! Enjoy the exciting costume competition, scary rides, Sugary Eats, Killer Beats, carnival rides with two Ferris wheels, and a kid-friendly area!
Time & Dates of the Event:
27th of October, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
28th of October, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
29th of October, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
30th of October, 11 am to 10 pm
Pro-tip: If you're a music fan and want to groove the Killer Beats Stage, be sure you get a VIP pass.
Rox Rooftop Bar
Bar $$
2545 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL, 33607
Attend Boos & Booze Costume Party on the 23rd of October at Rox Rooftop Bar for some spooky spirits and sinister brews while taking in Tampa's greatest view!
All the best-dressed ghosts, goblins, and other nocturnal creatures are invited to this party. It features DJ Genolexis, hard beverages, freebies, a first-rate photo booth, and scares! Enter the costume contest and get a chance to win a grand prize for a two-night stay at The Current Hotel!
Irish 31 - Hyde Park Village
3.5  4 Rating (3)
1611 West Swann Avenue, Tampa FL, 33606
Participate in the annual Halloween Run costume contest at the Irish 3.1 Run Club. You can attend this fun event on 26th October.
Costume Contest Categories:
Best Group Costume
Best Doggie Costume
Best Individual Costume
"Ooh, I Can't Believe You Ran in That!"

Fright Night: The Sexy Halloween Costume Party with Live Band

on Saturday, 29 Oct, 2022 8:00 PM
at Red Star Live
9847 E Adamo Drive, Tampa, FL 33619
Attending Interested

Halloween is here! Come and Spend your Halloween Celebration with us @ Red Star Live in Tampa, FL. Dress up with your Best Halloween Costume and Party with us all Night!

Halloween Party & Costume Contest @ Zach's | feat DJ Lou!

on Saturday, 29 Oct, 2022 8:00 PM
at Zach's Olde Tyme Pub
4901 W Linebaugh Ave #9, Tampa, FL 33624
Attending Interested

We are running it back again and we are inviting you to have an amazing time celebrate Halloween in Tampa, FL with us at Zach's!

Halloween Costume Contest at the Dallas Bull

on Saturday, 31 Oct, 2020 10:00 PM
at Dallas Bull
3322 U.S. Highway 301, Tampa, FL 33619
Attending Interested

Halloween Costume Contest at the Dallas Bull Dallas Bull's Halloween Costume Party Contest will be held on Saturday, October 31st. Come prepared with an amazing costume for your chance to win some cash!

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest at Sparkman Wharf

on Thursday, 22 Oct, 2020 6:00 PM
at Sparkman Wharf
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

Sparkman Wharf presents its first annual Howl-O-Ween dog costume contest hosted by The Modern Paws on Thursday, October 22, 2020 and emceed by Tampa Bay Lightning’s In-Arena Host, Greg Wolf.


The Indie Halloween Bash and Costume Contest

on Thursday, 31 Oct, 2019 8:00 PM
at The Independent Bar and Cafe
5016 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603
Attending Interested

Join us again on Thursday, Oct 31 for our Annual Halloween Bash & Costume Contest with DJ Tollbeard!! Beer & Wine Specials! Glow Room!! Photo Booth! Spooky Treats!! Did we say Costume Contest!! (Judging ends at 10 pm. Prize Announcements at 10:15 pm!)


Karaoke Party and Halloween Costume Contest at Pete's Place South

on Saturday, 26 Oct, 2019 10:00 PM
at Pete's Place South
4145 Henderson Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629
Attending Interested

Grab your Ghouls & your Boo's, and bring them to Pete's Place South for the Halloween Party of the year!

Pied Piper's Haunted Carnival

on Thursday, 27 Oct, 2022 11:00 AM
at Armature Works
Hosted By: Pied Piper Productions
1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

Get ready for Pied Piper’s 2nd Annual Haunted Carnival in Orlando with your favorite world-renowned DJs! Pro Tip: Music lovers, be sure to purchase a VIP pass to gain access to the Killer Beats Stage.