Plan your #HalloweenInSWFL with us! TNN intern Mykala Fowler shares the spook—um, scoop—on 2016 Halloween happenings around town.
Boo at the Zoo
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 21-23; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Naples Zoo | 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples
Interested in creatures and costumes? Join the zoo in celebrating Halloween with the many animals that call Naples home. Bring the family to enjoy trick-or-treat trails and themed activities while exploring all that the Naples Zoo has to offer. Kids in costume get in free; admission for adults (13 and older) is $19.95. Masks are not allowed.
Haunted Corn Maze
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 21-22, Oct. 28-29; 6-10 p.m.
Farmer Mike’s U-Pick | 26301 Morton Ave., Bonita Springs
Take a hayride to Farmer Mike’s 10-acre, pirate-themed, haunted corn maze, where creepers with chainsaws lurk around every turn. Tickets are $10 per person at the door.
The Ultimate Haunted House
Thursday-Monday, Oct. 27-31; 6 p.m. to midnight
Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center | 11515 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
So scary, you have to sign a waiver. (Seriously.) This asylum-themed haunted house is kid-friendly (10 and older) from 6-8:30 p.m., but things take a turn for the worse from 9 p.m. to midnight with the addition of an entirely dark haunted bar experience, complete with night vision goggles. Tickets are available online at bonitablackout.com.
Friday, Oct. 28; 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Waterside Shops | 5415 Tamiami Trail N., Naples
This event will have the entire family enchanted with Halloween spirit. Trick-or-treating, spooky entertainers, jugglers, stilt walkers, live music and more will be featured—and don’t forget to show off your best costume. Admission is $10 per child, and registration (available online) is required. Proceeds benefit C’mon.
Friday, Oct. 28; 6-9 p.m.
Mercato | 9132 Strada Place, Naples
This haunting Halloween night, hosted by the Naples Gulf Shore Sunset Rotary Club, is a treat for your tastebuds. More than 10 Mercato restaurants will be offering spooky eats and, of course, wine. Tickets (available online) are $50 in advance or $60 at the door. The best costume earns a $100 gift card.
Friday, Oct. 28; 7 p.m. to midnight
Join the Naples Junior Woman’s Club for their annual night of fall fun and chilling cheers! Sip hair-raising drinks as the trolleys travel to the Naples Grande Beach Resort, Shea’s at Lansdowne Street, Paradise Wine and Whiskey Park. Don’t wimp out on all of this frightening fun! Tickets (available online) are $50 per person.
Masa’s Annual Day of the Dead Festivities
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 28-29
Masa | 9123 Strada Place, Naples (Mercato)
This weekend’s events include freaky good food specials, festive drinks (hello, jack-o’-lantern margaritas!), live music and sugar skull face painting on Friday (5-9 p.m.) and Saturday (7:30-9:30 p.m.). Join Masa and the rest of Mercato in celebrating Dia de los Muertos with a haunting Halloween experience.
Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth
Monday, Oct. 31 at 4:30 PM
Fifth Avenue South, Naples
Join the downtown Naples community in celebrating Halloween with trick-or-treaters, creative costume contests and local festivities.
Halloween Bash at Whiskey Park
Monday, Oct. 31 at 9 PM
Whiskey Park | 3380 Mercantile Ave., Naples
Whiskey Park’s first-ever Halloween Bash will be bursting with fear-filled fun, creepy costumes and moonlit music. Make sure your outfit is on point for a chance to win the costume contest and a grand prize of $500.