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These are the Halloween Activities to Check Out in Southwest Florida

Head over to the zoo for family-friendly trick-or-treating, to a wine bar for some chuckles, or to these other local haunts for a spectacular spooky season.

BY October 13, 2022

As the number of Halloween events this year may be reduced as the region steadily recovers from the impacts of Hurricane Ian, many local establishments are hosting popular programming to offer festive holiday gatherings. 

 This list will be updated as new events come in.  

For the Kids 


Now through Oct. 31: 8th Annual Fall Festival & Corn Mazes 

Location: Farmer Mike’s U-Pick 

Hours: Friday (6-10pm), Saturday (9am-10pm), Sunday (9am-5pm) 

Hayrides, corn maze and a pumpkin patch. 

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Now through Oct. 31: Halloween Notte (Italian: Night)

Location: Charlotte County Fairgrounds

Hours: Friday (5-10pm), Saturday & Sunday (3-10pm), Oct. 31 (4-10pm)

Haunted house, games, pony rides, pumpkin patch and hayrides

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Oct. 18: Haunted Hoedown 

Location: Mercato, Naples 

Dance party, face painting, stilt walker, and lots of candy and pumpkins 

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Oct. 21: Candy Haunted House Creations  

Location: Vineyards Community Park, Naples 

Using an assortment of candy and sweets, kids ages 4-11 will design their own haunted houses. *Limited spots available* 

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Oct. 21-23: Boo at the Zoo 

Location: Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens 

Trick or Treating for kids under 12 at the Naples Zoo. Lots of costumed characters and music.  

Free Child Admission: Children ages 12 and under who are in costume will receive free admission to Naples Zoo. For this family-friendly event, only adults accompanied by children are permitted in costume. 

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Oct. 21: Monster Bash 

Location: Golden Gate Community Center, Naples 

Dancing, music, games, costumes. 

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Oct. 22: Spooky Fun Halloween Science Cruise 

Location: Tin City Docks, Naples 

Fun and engaging science show for kids. Halloween themed. Also includes a sightseeing boat ride along the Gordon River.  

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Oct. 26: STARS Fall Festival 

Location: STARS Complex, Fort Myers 

Trunk-or-Treating, costumes, and Halloween games 

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Oct. 27: Pee Wee Halloween 

Location: Four Freedoms Park, Cape Coral 

Games, crafts, and costumes 

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Oct. 28: Trunk-or-Treat 

Location: Cape Coral City Hall located at 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard

Candy giveaways (while supplies last), music, and skele-fun for all ages

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Oct. 29: Trick-Or-Treat and Costume Contest 

Location: Gulf Coast Town Center 

Trick-or-Treating, costume contest, balloon artist and face painting. 

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Oct. 29: Fall Fest at Bell Tower 

Location: Bell Tower Shops 

Costume contest and trick-or-treating at participating retailers throughout the center. 

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Oct. 30: The WonderWeen 2022

Location: The Wonder Gardens, Bonita Springs

Costume contest and trick-or-treating

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Oct. 30: Florida Rep Family Movie Night Fundraiser 

Location: The Historic Arcade Theatre from 6:00 to 8:00pm

A Halloween-themed movie night to raise funds for the Junior Theatre Festival (JTF) team and to collect supplies for hurricane victims. Costumes are encouraged (there will be prizes). 

Consider donating $5 to help fund the Florida Rep education students’ participation in the Junior Theatre Festival planned this January in Atlanta, Georgia. Donations of supplies for hurricane victims will also be collected. Contributions of bottled water, non-perishable food, toiletries, and gently used clothing are encouraged. No RSVP is required. 


Oct. 30: Haunted Halloween – Symphonic Family Concert 

Location: Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers 

Halloween family concert and trick or treating. 

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For the Kids at Heart 


Now through Oct. 31: 8th Annual Haunted Corn Maze 

Location: Farmer Mike’s U-Pick 

Hours: Friday (6-10pm), Saturday (9am-10pm), Sunday (9am-5pm) 

‘Stranger Things’ themed haunted corn maze. You can also check out their fall festival with hayrides, corn maze and a pumpkin patch. 

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Oct. 26: Hallowine 2022: Mercato Wine Walk 

Location: Mercato, Naples 

Wine samples, small bites and a costume contest.  

This year, proceeds from Hallowine will go right back to the local community for Hurricane Ian relief efforts through multiple local charities. 

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Oct. 28: HA-HAlloween Comedy Night  

Location: Vichino’s Cafe & Wine Bar 

Vichino’s Cafe + Wine Bar transforms into a comedy club with performers as seen on MTV, VH1, TMZ Live and The Howard Stern Show. Limited seats available. 

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