Downtown Miami’s Spook-tacular Halloween Activities


Autumn is among us and Miami has plenty to do on the days leading up to the spookiest day of the year. Rock your best Halloween costume with your squad and explore all there is to see and do in the urban core in celebration of Hallows Eve.

Oct. 20 – Not So Scary Halloween Bash

Trick or treat! Grab the kids and head over to Miami Children’s Museum to enjoy a day filled with family-friendly activities like pumpkin decorating, theater performances, lunch provided by Outback Steak House and more. And for those who dare, brave the museum’s infamous haunted house! Grab your tickets here.

Oct. – Jan. – Yayoi Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins

From October 12, 2019 – January 31, 2020, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami will present Yayoi Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins. The LED lit “Infinity Mirror Room” features a mesmerizing array of Kusama’s signature pumpkins. Free admission is available every Thursday on a first come, first serve basis and timed tickets will be available for $15. Purchase your ticket here.

Oct. 26 & Oct. 31 – 5th Annual Monster Crawl

Have a “skeleton-of-fun” as you roam through Brickell’s festive, pedestrian-friendly streets alongside costumed bar crawlers and imbibe on Halloween treats at the 5th Annual Monster Crawl. Tickets include five free drinks plus specials at participating bars including: Blackbird Ordinary, Baru, Batch Gastropub, American Social, RedBar, Better Days and Blue Martini. Get your tickets, here.

Oct. 26 – Spooky Pooch Parade

If you’ve got it, “haunt it.” Dress your pups in their finest Halloween costumes and strut through Mary Brickell Village as you enjoy entertainment, games, food, pet vendors and more! Judges will award prizes including: Best Pooch-Pal Costume Duo; Best Costume/Small Breed; Best Costume/Large Breed; and Best Group/Multiple Dog. Contestants must participate in the parade in order to be eligible to win. Register for free here.

Oct. 27 – Spooky Science Monster Mash

Sport your spookiest Halloween costume and embrace the magic of science at the Frost Science Museum’s 3rd Annual Spooky Monster Mash. Get in the Halloween spirit with a new potion show “Into the Cauldron.” Then, dive below the surface and explore underwater pumpkin carvings at the aquarium. Museum goers are also welcomed to explore the Frost’s newest exhibition “A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature.” Buy tickets here.

From arts and cultural activities to a festive, night out on the town, this guide is all you need to get wrapped up in the Halloween spirit.

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