Spooky Springs Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Photo courtesy of The Florida Guidebook (plus a little Photoshop mischief!)

If you've ever thought there's something a little creepy about all that Spanish moss dripping from the trees at Ichetucknee Springs, you'll love to see it transformed into Spooky Springs! Come join us this Friday, October 28, for haunted tram rides, ghoulish games, and a haunted maze.

Haunted Tram Ride $7 Admission, 3 and under free, unlimited rides

Spooky Springs Village and Haunted Maze $2 Admission, trick or treat vendors

Location: 12087 SW Highway 27, Fort White, FL, 32038

Time: October 28, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Cost: Park Admission $6 per Vehicle (Additional costs per activity)

Depot Park Parkrun Costume Party

Gainesville trick or treaters
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Join us for a spooktacular parkrun or parkwalk! Let’s try to break last year’s record shenanigans with everyone decked out for pre-Halloween fun! You will even be able to trick or treat at the scanning table! As a reminder the event begins promptly at 7:30 am. First timers are encouraged to come early to go over some helpful pointers. Don't forget to bring your digital or paper barcode! Need a barcode? Visit the website and register for free, a link to the barcode will be emailed to you. Email with any questions!

Location: 200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32601

Time: October 29, 7:30 AM

Cost: Free

Homestead Park: Halloween Party at the Park

Get those Halloween costumes ready because Homestead Park is throwing a Halloween party! They will have a costume contest, DJ, and spooky fun surprises.

Location: 1050 NE 6th Blvd, Williston, FL, 32696

Time: October 28, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cost: Free

High Springs Brewing Company: Trick or Treat at the Brewery

Featured in our Best Brewpubs of Gainesville, High Springs Brewery is giving you Trick or Treating fun for the whole family! Stop on by anytime starting at 5 pm on Monday, October 31st. They'll have candy stations where the kids can trick or treat and cold brewskies on tap for the adults to do some trick or treating of their own. Tony Dillas will be on site with their delicious quesadillas that the whole family can enjoy!

Location: 18562 NW 237th St, Gainesville, Fl, 32643

Time: October 31, 5:00 PM

Cost: Free

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Corks and Colors All Ages Class: Pumpkin Painting

This class is perfect for kids (ages 5+) or adults with any level of painting experience! Arrive at 12:15 to choose your seat and colors. Visit their website to pre-register for the event!

Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32607

Time: October 30, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Cost: $20-30

The Family Church Trunk or Treat

Halloween is coming up soon and The Family Church is hosting their very own Trunk or Treat! This is an amazing opportunity to reach our community and spread love with others. Join us for a night of trunk-or-treating, costume contests, free food, and lots of family fun in a safe environment. Please feel free to invite friends of all ages!

Location: 2022 SW 122nd St, Gainesville, FL, 32607

Time: October 30, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cost: Free, but your ticket to enter is a non-perishable food item donation