Monday, October 26, 2009
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Not So Scary Halloween in Coconut Grove
When: October 28, 29, 30 from 3 - 9 PM
Info: Bounce House, Giant Outdoor Slide, Rock Climbing Wall, Pumpkin Patch, Pumpkin Painting Activity, Other Arts & Crafts, Trick-or-Treating at Each Station, Photo Opps with Witches and Frankenstein, Not So Scary Cemetary, Not So Scary Magic Show, candy, refreshments from local restaurants
Where: The Women's Club of Coconut Grove
2985 South Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133
Cost: Ages 0 - 14.....$10 Ages 14+......$5 Grandparents get in free
The Bilingual Cooperative Preschool Halloween Party
When: Saturday, October 24, 2009 from 11 - 3
Info: Join in the fun at this event that is ideal for 2 - 6 year olds and their families. Come in costume to this safe environment to enjoy this Halloween playtime with refreshments, a bake sale, and fun in the shaded outdoor play area. Potluck provided by the preschool parents.
Where: The Bilingual Cooperative Preschool, 1205 Sunset Drive, Miami, FL 33143
Miami Children's Museum Not So Scary Halloween & First Annual Fall Festival
When: October 31 from noon - 5 PM
Info: Come dressed in costume and enjoy the holiday atmosphere. Activities include trick-or-treating, crafts, Mad Science Lab, and games. Trick-or-treating through the museum, too!
Where: Miami Children's Museum, 980 Macarthur Causeway, Miami, Florida 33132
Cost: Event included in price of admission
The Little Farm Annual Pumpkin Patch
When: Every weekend through Nov 1 from 10 - 7, weekdays from 3 - 7
Info: Choose your Halloween pumpkin, one free pony ride with purchase of a pumpkin, petting zoo, make-a-scarecrow kits, refreshments, feed the farm animals, great photo opps for mom & dad, fall decor for sale.
Where: 13401 SW 224th St, Miami, FL 33170
Cost: Admission & Parking Free. Pumpkins, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, etc for a fee (click title link for pricing.)
When: October 31 from 5 - 7. Holiday Train Rides daily through January 3
Info: Kids can trick-or-treat from 5 - 7 at the mall. Meet at the fountain/food court. Best of all, the Aventura Mall Holiday Train Rides kick off tonight too (well, actually at 1 PM) at Center Court!
Where: Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd Ste 450, Miami, FL 33180
Cost: Trick-or-treating is free, Aventura Mall Holiday Train Rides are 1 ticket for $2.00, 4 tickets for $6.00 or 9 tickets for $12.00 and 15 tickets for $20.00.
When: October 31, 2009 from 6 - 8 PM
Info: Ghouls & Goblins of all ages are invited to a safe night of "Trick or Treating", games, music and more!
Where: North Shore Bandshell - 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, 33140
When: October 30 & 31 from 11 - 4
Info: Kids can trick-or-treat, make crafts, bounce in the bounce house, enter costume contests, or climb the rock wall. But best of all are the "special treats" that the zoo animals will receive throughout the day. From blood-sicles for the lions to meat-filled skeleton bones for the jaguars, watching the animals tear into their special treats should be entertaining. This event is for kids 12 and under and their families. Dr. Wilde's Screamatorium is a huge haunted house (not suitable for younger children) that carries an additional $5 ticket fee.
Where: MetroZoo, 1 Zoo Blvd, 12400 SW 152 St, Miami, FL 33177. Tel: 305-251-0400
Cost: Event is included with ticket price; Dr. Wilde's Screamatorium an additional $5
When: October 31 from 3 - 6
Info: A safe, family Halloween event that features trick-or-treating at area stores, a scavenger hunt, spooky stories, a doggie costume contest, and a haunted house.
Where: Event starts at the Miracle Theater, 280 Miracle Mile Coral Gables, FL 33134-5908
Cost: Free Event
When: October 30 & 31 from noon to 11 PM
Info: Check out the new Energy Dance Floor – the first in the country! Also featuring Halloween laser shows in the Planetarium, rides, Halloween food court, face painting, costume contests, Wildlife encounters, pumpkin painting with local artists, Halloween tricks, treats and a haunted house complete with a graveyard lounge, spook show and scare maze. On the 31st only, there will also be trick or treating from 6 - 7.
Where: Miami Science Museum, 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33129
Cost: Tickets are $16 for Adults, $12 for Children. An additional $10 applies for Haunted House experience. Admission for Museum Members if FREE, $5 charge for Haunted House experience.
When: October 30 from 7 - 11 PM
Info: Bring kids in costume for "trails of terror", food (for purchase), hayrides, family kid fun zone, a costume parade, and more. Parking and shuttle service available from Johnson & Wales University - NE 17 Avenue & 127 Street.
Where: Enchanted Forest Park, 1725 NE 135th St., North Miami
Cost: Ages 0 - 3....free Ages 4 - 12....$3 Ages 13 -adult....$5 Pre-sale tickets and family pack (quick entry $15 - includes 2 adults and up to 3 kids) now on sale at the Parks and Recreation Office - 810 NE 125 Street.
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Spooky Halloween Adventures
When: October 30, 31, November 1 from 6 - 10 PM
Info: Scary, but not too scary, Halloween adventures.
Where: Gold Coast Railroad Museum, 12450 SW 152nd Street, Miami, Florida
Cost: Event included with admission
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Friday, October 16, 2009
Disney's A Christmas Carol Train Tour
When: October 16 & 17 from 9 AM - 7 PM. Sunday October 18 hours are 9 AM - 4 PM
Where: Florida East Coast Railway, 3200 NW 67th Avenue, Miami, FL 33122
Kid Stuff: A walk through several train cars that offer behind-the-scenes, interactive exhibits related to the Disney movie "A Christmas Carol" to be released in early November. Also, a 3-D theater tent showing scenes from the film. If you've got a kiddo that is a train fanatic, I would think the walk through the train and the visit to the station would be more than half of the fun!
Other Stuff: If you're a fan of "A Christmas Carol", you'll enjoy the exhibit.
Is It Free?: Yes.
Friday, October 9, 2009
Oktoberfest 2009 (hosted by the German International Parent Association)
When: Oct 11 from 1 - 6
Where: German American Social Club, 11919 SW 56th St., Miami, FL 33175
Kid Stuff: German food, games, rides, music, student performances