Happy Halloweekend! If you're looking for fun things to do in your costumes then you're in the right place! We have:

-8 Fun Things to Do
-1 Localite Feature
-3 Ways to Explore and Discover Tampa!

To ensure you have the best Halloween, simply read on... If you dare! 

John’s Pass Seafood Festival

The second largest Seafood festival on the East Coast is back for the 27th year in a row! John’s Pass Seafood Festival is a non-profit organization and all of the proceeds from the event go to the City of Madeira Beach and the Pinellas County Schools. Taste the flavors of the Gulf at this seafood festival that brings tons of the underwater world onto our plates! With non-stop live music performances, hundreds of local crafters and the best seafood in the bay this is an event you won't want to miss!

Flavors of the Gulf

Start the 37th Annual John’s Pass Seafood Festival with a competition to see who makes the best local dish in the 727area! 16 local restaurants compete and allow guests to sample their dishes in hopes of being awarded the “Best Local Dish” award. You can be the judge and experience the area’s best bartenders competing in the Tito’s Best Bartender Challenge as you taste the Flavors of the Gulf.

13 Ugly Men Halloween Party

Ths Halloween Party of the year is back and better than ever before! Check out all the fun you missed last year at the Cuban Club in Ybor City so you get your tickets today and don’t miss out again!

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A Nightmare on Franklin Street Halloween Party ft Cheat Codes

A Nightmare on Franklin Street is going to be a Halloween party to remember! Franklin Manor will be featuring the sounds of Cheat Codes, who make fun party music and late night jamns. They’re bringing the party to Franklin Manor this Friday night with a $10,000 costume contest! So put on your best costume and floss out Halloween makeup to win big for Halloweekend.

WTR’s Helloween 15 - Pied Pipers Purge

The much anticipated and 15th annual Pied Piper Productions Halloween party is this Saturday Night at Tampa’s newest hotspot, WTR. Helloween 15 is one of Tampa’s favorite Halloween parties every year! With plenty of DJs playing party music from every genre and a $5,000 costume contest, three different parties and a haunted entrance in one location, you’ll need to be ready for the unexpected at Helloween 15!

Tampa’s Halloween Bar Crawl

Downtown Crawlers is back with another hotspot tour and bar crawl, but this time go paranormal or go home. Dig into your suitcase of fear and pull out your scariest costume for a chance to be titled “Scariest Crawler.” Play fun games like beer pong, flip cup and corn hole to win additional drink vouchers and tickets for local events. The crawl starts at Franklin Manor and goes to Platt Street Borough, District Tavern and The Hall on Franklin throughout the afternoon. With the purchase of your ticket you get free welcomes shots, transportation, bar games, raffle tickets and fun!

Whiskey Dinner @ Del Frisco’s Grille

Do you like quality flavors and whiskey to match? Head to Del Frisco’s Grille this Friday night for a robust four-course dinner paired with Horse Soldier Whiskey. Your Whiskey Dinner features Horse Soldier Whiskey, lamb sliders, cuban egg rolls with rum sauce, prime striploin with wild mushroom risotto, and raisin bread pudding with a whiskey sauce. For these elegant flavors call Del Frisco’s Grille and reserve a spot at the table!

Haunted Angelus Scream Park

Starting this Thursday Night head to The Angelus in Wesley Chapel to experience three great haunted attractions, delicious food vendors, circus acts and fire dancers! Check it out below!




Head to Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens for their last weekend of scares! And if you're 21+ then you can grab a drink in the park. If you dare, you'll see scare worthy monsters like the one that they made me into!



If you’re a South Tampa Mom or a Carrollwood Dad get out of your comfort zone and take the family to one of these fun events to discover and explore new neighborhoods of Tampa!

Wesley Chapel Fall Festival

The 14th Annual Wesley Chapel Fall Festival begins this Friday night so enjoy this cold front in style! With live music, a local business expo, pumpkin patch, arts & crafts activities, vendors and more this is a three day extravaganza you don’t want to miss. Explore the midway rides and games for all ages as you feast on greasy and obnoxious fair food throughout the day!

30th Anniversary Trick or Treat Street in Riverview

Are you looking for something fun and affordable to do with your family in Riverview for Halloween? On Friday The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, and the Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 30th Anniversary of Trick or Treat Street at Riverview High School. Trick or Treat Street is one of the biggest events each fall in the SouthShore area, with thousands of families passing through for candy, fun games, and giveaways from area businesses and vendors.

Woofstock Wag-O-Ween Festival in Carrollwood

Put your pupper in their Halloween gear and head to Carrollwood this Saturday morning for a dog friendly Halloween celebration. From 11am-3pm good boys will gather for a chance to win best costume at the costume contest, lure chasing, free agility training and more! For the owners they will have a food truck rally, live music and lots of fun activities to complete with your furry friend! Woofstock Wag-O-Ween invites all the good boys and good girls to join them on Saturday for this one of a kind spooky celebration!

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