JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Happy Friday, Insiders! 👋
Something wicked this way comes… wait — it’s just our events list!
From exciting festivals to family-friendly Halloween events — we have it all!
Here are some events we think you might enjoy around Northeast Florida from Oct 27 to Oct. 29. ⬇️
Fall events, FL-GA weekend & more!🍂
- Spooktacular at the Zoo: Jacksonville’s most anticipated Halloween event, Spooktacular at the Jacksonville Zoo, has returned for its 36th year. More info
- Marineland Monster Mash: A family-friendly, festive spooky event from 5-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, featuring a haunted house, haunted tour, dolphin show, food truck, theatrical performances, photo opportunities and more in St. Augustine. More info
- Fall Arts Festival: Join JaxParks for a fun day in the park wearing your creative costumes for the Fall Arts Fest from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Park. More info
- 13th Floor Haunted House: They’re baccckkkk! 👻🎃😈 13th Floor Halloween Haunted House will bring its gut-wrenching thrills to Jacksonville on select evenings through Nov. 4. More info
- Terror on the Timber Farm: A unique Halloween experience is available Oct. 20, 21, 27, and 28 — on the Timber Farm. More info
- Halloween Bar Crawl: The Official Jacksonville Halloween Bar Crawl also features plenty of trick-or-treating fun for everyone from bar to bar of course. From 5-11 p.m. Saturday. More info
- Haunted Jail: Join St. Johns County Sheriff Hardwick at the 3rd Annual Haunted Jail at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. More info
- Halloween Community Event: Jacksonville Business Connections & Dare to Hire host the free event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at Riverwalk Arts Square (RAM). More info
- IKEA Halloween Celebration: Children and parents are invited to get a jump start on their Halloween trick-or-treating fun with a visit to IKEA Jacksonville from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. More info
- Make-A-Wish Trunk-or-Treat: The event from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Lubi’s on Beach Blvd. is free and all proceeds collected will be donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation. More info
- Boo at the Zoo: Boo at the Zoo returns to Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo from 3-7 p.m. on Halloween. Admission is one canned good or non-perishable food item per person. More info
- Newberry’s Cornfield Maze: The Maze will open on Fridays and Saturdays from 5-11 p.m. throughout the season. More info
- Halloween Lantern Festival: The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens hosts a magical evening of Halloween-themed fun from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday & Saturday. More info
- Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres: Family Fun Day at this Hilliard farm will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday! “Bring the whole family out and enjoy all the farm has to offer and the wide open spaces of the country!” More info
- FL/GA Hall of Fame: The induction luncheon will be from 12-2 p.m. Friday in the East Club of EverBank Stadium. More info
- FL/GA Baseball: The Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs will play their annual exhibition baseball game ahead of Saturday’s football showdown. The baseball game is at 6:30 p.m. Friday at 121 Financial Ballpark. More info
- Putnam County Rodeo: The PRCA Rodeo is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in East Palatka. More info
- FL/GA Game: Kickoff for the annual rivalry matchup at EverBank Stadium is set for 3:30 p.m. Saturday. More info
- Full Moon Luau: Join St. Augustine Beach and the St. Johns Cultural Council from 6-9 p.m. Saturday for an evening in paradise at the St. Johns County Pier Pavilion. More info
- Refugee Cup: Two teams made up of refugees will play a soccer game at UNF from 7-10 p.m. Sunday. More info
Haunted houses 👻
Beware — you’re in for a scare! 😱 Northeast Florida is home to multiple haunted houses that will make your heart race and your blood pressure rise. We created a local list of haunted houses — some of which are free — for locals to get into the Halloween spirit. Check out this list of local haunts!
We want to see all your photos from this weekend! Be sure to upload your photos on SnapJAX!
Did we miss an event? Let us know below.
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