7 Things to Do For Halloween on the Emerald Coast

Halloween is just around the corner. Whether you have kids who want to trick-or-treat or you’re a kid at heart who loves to scare yourself and others, there are plenty of things to do across the Emerald Coast to celebrate the spookiest holiday of all. Check out seven different events and find something fun for the whole family or to do with your friends after a long week at work.

Sweet Season Corn Maze

2260 Horn Road, Milton

For the ninth year in a row, Sweet Season Farms has a fall festival that’s fun for the entire family. Get lost in the corn maze, go on a hayride, and enjoy the corn cannon. The corn maze is open Friday evenings and all weekend long through November 6. Admission starts at $9.00 per person. Kids two and under get in free. Discounts for seniors and military members are available. Learn more.

Nightmare on Old Spanish Trail

5899 Buck Ward Road, Baker

If you love to scare yourself or watch your friends freak out in terror, check out Nightmare on Old Spanish Trail in Baker. For those who need something a little tamer, don’t worry they offer non-terrifying options, too. Open on October 27, 28, and 31 and November 3 and 4. Admission is $15 per person with discounts available for seniors and the military. Learn more.

Defuniak Springs Haunted House

Lakeside Hospital, Defuniak Springs

Experience your own fright night with Jason and his hockey mask at the Defuniak Springs Haunted House. You can design your own version of Jason’s mask and get the chills from all the terror the haunted house has to offer. Admission is $13 per person and proceeds benefit local nonprofits. Have a terrifying experience on October 27 and October 28. Learn more

Halloween Haunt at Destin Commons

Destin Commons Center Plaza

Bring the kids and the dogs out for a night of safe and fun trick-or-treating on October 27. The costume contest for 0 to 12 years old begins at 6:00 p.m. Trick-or-treating runs from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Kids can enjoy face painting, crafts, and more. Admission is free! Learn more.

Halloween Crypt Crawl

Eglin Parkway, Fort Walton Beach

Need more adult fun this Halloween? Head on over to Eglin Parkway in Fort Walton Beach on October 28 for a creepy, spooky, and terrifying pub crawl. The fun begins at 7:00 p.m. at multiple local bars and clubs: Coasters, Fokker’s Pub, Salty Duck, The Green Door, Giovanni’s One 89, and The Block. End the night at The Block with a Halloween party and costume contest where you could win up to $1000 in prizes. Learn more.

Tricks or Treasure at the Boardwalk

Okaloosa Island

Head over to the Boardwalk on Halloween night (Tuesday, October 31) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a free, fun, and safe trick-or-treating event for the entire family! Enjoy live entertainment and music, carnival games, a hula hoop contest, and plenty of candy. You’ll receive a kids eat free coupon when you arrive that’s good at any restaurant on the Boardwalk! Learn more.

Trick or Treat Street

Baytowne Wharf

Bring the kids out for a night of fun and candy on Halloween night (Tuesday, October 31) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy face painting, crafts, a great DJ, fireworks over Baytowne Lagoon, and, of course, plenty of candy for all the kids. Learn more.

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