Don’t Miss: South Florida Halloween Happenings

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 26 - 2017

Nightmare on the Beach: The Dark CarnEvil

The Little Lighthouse Foundation hosts its eight (8th) Annual Halloween charity event, Nightmare on the Beach: The Dark CarnEvil (“NOTB2017”), on Friday, October 27 at South Beach’s Lummus Park. NOTB2017, South Florida’s premier Halloween charity event, will offer guests a unique outdoor nightclub experience where guests will join the Evil dwellers of the abandoned carnival to share the celebrations while raising money for South Florida children.  This event will also feature multiple themed pavilions and tents, costumed performers, deranged clowns and other amazing activations. All attendees will enjoy a top shelf open bar, including Tito’s Vodka, Camarena Tequila, Notorious Pink, Atlantico Rum, Jagermeister and Coppertail Beer with food tastings from some of Miami’s best restaurants and caterers. Guests will keep refreshed with the Foundation’s Official Sparkling Water, LaCroix Sparkling Water, still water from Core and coconut water from Zico. Music from DJ Louis Dee.   There are a limited number of premium  tickets for $175 (plus service fee), which can be purchased at   Ticket prices will increase until NOTB2017 is sold out.  There are also VIP Tables packages available, which include 10 VIP table tickets, unlimited bottle service all night, for $5,000.  VIP Tables can be purchased by contacting Jonathan Babicka at


 31st Annual Halloween Sundowner at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens hosts the 31st Annual Halloween Sundowner, one of Miami’s most iconic events attracting 1,000 guests each Halloween. The allinclusive party takes place on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight, and benefits the continued preservation of Vizcaya, a National Historic Landmark. This year’s event will feature a theme of Mystery, Myth and Fantasy. Guests are welcome to dress for the theme or wear the costume of their choice and enter to win fabulous prizes in the following categories: Best Male Costume, Female Costume, Best Couple and Best Group Costume. The beautiful and talented Roxy Vargas, host of NBC 6’s “Six in the Mix”, returns once again as mistress of ceremonies. The Halloween extravaganza will feature five full open bars by Bacardi, including specialty themed drinks. Bars will also feature beer by Heineken as well as wine and spirits by GatoNegro, Liquore Strega and Marques de Riscal – all included in the ticket price. General Admission tickets are $170 ($140 for Vizcaya Members) and $150 for Groups of 8 or more. VIP tickets are $250 and include all General Admission benefits as well as exclusive access to a VIP Lounge area located in the courtyard of the Main House, featuring VIP bars with drinks and a catered buffet as well as an air-conditioned lounge and entertainment. In addition to the VIP tickets, there will be limited availability VIP Reserved Tables of 6 for $3,000 which includes the benefits of the VIP tickets plus three-bottle champagne service. Tickets are all inclusive. Must be 21 and over to attend. Proof of age required at entry. This is a rain or shine event and no refunds will be available. Tickets can be purchased online at


Frightening Bashes


WALL celebrates Halloween with two festive events. Secret Sin Sunday gets a Halloween twist on Sunday, October 29, featuring a hair-raising party. Then on Tuesday, October 31st, WALL throws a haunting bash with its 9th Annual WALLOWEEN Party.

Scary Dinner Parties

Villa Azur

The wicked will rise at Villa Azur’s Haunted Villa pre-Halloween dinner party on Saturday, October 28 at6:30pm. Diners will be entertained by a fearsom saxophonist and eerie DJ to dance the night away.

The haunting celebration continues on Tuesday, October 31st with the In the Shadow Halloween-themed party, in collaboration with Made in Russia and bubbly by Veuve Clicquot. Stilt monsters will frighten guests as all dine, drink and dance all night long.

Guests are encouraged to dress in their best costume for the chance to win the Veuve Clicquot grand prize.

Forte dei Marmi Dracula Mambo

The FDMArtsclub will host the best deal on the Beach, for a mere $100 guests will receive a 3-course dinner and one house drink as they party to Dracula Mambo by DJ Le Spam performed on a revolutionary analog acoustic system and entertainment.  Forte dei Marmi will also feature an open bar on a house cocktail and a Dracula costume contest where the winner will receive dinner on the house.


Seaspice enchants the Miami River with its luxuriously chic, haunted party on Sunday, October 29 with live entertainment, scrumptious food and a few scares. 

Spellbinding Offerings 

Coco Bambu

With a few tricks up their sleeves, Coco Bambu features freakishly tasty treats for its dining guests. Available from Friday, October 27 – Tuesday, October 31, guests can order the Halloween Pumpkin Shrimpand themed cocktails, the Witches Cauldron (made with cream de casis, lime, peach vodka and prosseco) and Kandy Korn (mixing lemon, acetola, pineapple, citron goose, Malibu and egg white). On October 31st, the restaurant will transform into a Halloween utopia, with decorations and a staff outfitted in theme.


DÔA celebrates with a sinfully delectable poison, Into the Fog. The spine-chilling drink blends Altos tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, cinnamon syrup and allspice dam for a combination so delicious it’s do die for.


Halloween on #onLincoln

Lincoln Road, Miami Beach’s iconic promenade, will host its annual Halloween #onLincoln celebration with spectacular live music, dining, shopping and entertainment. Attracting over 50,000 participants each year, Lincoln Road’s landmark celebration is the ultimate place to be on October 31st.  

Included in this year’s celebration:

  • Music from local DJ’s set up on four different stages throughout Lincoln Road
  • WALLCAST screening of Goosebumps, the movie at New World Symphony
  • In-store trick or treating, where select stores will have candy to distribute to visitors
  • Ten outdoor pop-up bars
  • Select in-store Halloween specials