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5 Oct 2021
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Halloween is right around the corner, so it's officially time to pick out your costumes, carve your pumpkins and get ready for a fun-filled October! Here in Destin, we have such boo-tiful Fall weather and there are tons of outdoor festivities for the whole family to enjoy. Check out this blog for some upcoming Halloween events going on this spooky season!

1.  Trick or Treat Street

The Village of Baytowne Wharf will be hosting Trick or Treat Street this Halloween. This spooktacular extravaganza will be filled with music, arts and crafts, a costume contest, and lots of candy! This event is held on Sunday, October 31st from 6-8 pm and ends the night with a fa-boo-lous firework show!

2.  Halloween Haunt

Get ready for a hauntingly fun time at The Destin Commons on Halloween weekend! This event is for ghouls and goblins of all ages and will be filled with face painting, a costume contest, trick or treating, prizes, and more! This event will be held on Friday, October 29th from 6-8 pm. Come see what all the fun is about if you dare! 

3.  Spooktacular Nights

HarborWalk Village is thrilled to announce that they will be hosting an eerie-sistable weekend of fun! Spooktacular nights will celebrate Halloween and the final weekend of The Fishing Rodeo with trick or treating, costume contests, live music, a bingo pub crawl, fireworks, and more! 
Friday, Oct. 29th,  6:30 PM: Boos & Booze Bingo | Pub Crawl & Concert on the main stage
Saturday, Oct. 30th, 6:00 PM: Spook Street | Trick or Treating & Costume Contests with FIREWORKS at 9:00 PM!

4.  McGuire's Halloween Run

Get your running shoes ready for a frightfully fun 5K race with Destin's favorite Irish pub! McGuire's will be hosting their 24th annual Halloween run on Saturday, October 30th at 9 am (costumes encouraged!). This is a 5K run/walk 10K run with awards to top finalists, a pre-race breakfast, refreshment stations throughout the course, and complimentary massages provided by Soothing Arts School of Massage. Upon completion, be sure to trick or treat yourself at McGuire's post-race party that will feature live music, food, soft drinks, and tons of Irish Ale!
*If you are interested, register online at mcguiresirishpub.com/special-events for $35.

5.  Barktoberfest

Save the date for Grand Boulevard's 6th annual Barktoberfest on Thursday, October 28th from 4:30-6:30 pm.
Celebrate howl-oween and come dressed in matching costumes with your favorite fur babies for an evening of fun! This event offers a spooky costume doggie social with music, raffle prizes, beer, and bites!

6.  Splash or Treat 

Join Flipper and friends at the Gulf-Scarium Marine Adventure Park for their annual Halloween event! Come dressed in your best costume, kids in costume ages 12 and under get in for free! Limit 2 kids per adult. Make a splash on October 30th and 31st for an event filled with trick or treating, games, and more!

6 Destin Events to Attend this Halloween

With so many fun Halloween events taking place in the Destin area, it’s easy to see why so many love visiting this time of year! We hope everyone has a happy Halloween weekend filled with unforgettable memories and tons of candy!