Spooky Season is Upon The First Coast, Here’s our Favorite Local Happenings

Halloween is undoubtedly an exciting time of the year! The excitement is REAL on the First Coast for the season of corn mazes, haunted houses, pumpkin patches! There is no shortage of places to celebrate the season! We have compiled a list of local happenings to help you plan your Halloween.


This spooky season be sure catch the vibes at Congaree and Penn’s special event, Boo’s and Brews! Featuring a musical line up of The Junco Royals, The Benders Duo, and Rambler Kane the dance floor is sure to be a true vibe! Start your evening by picking out the perfect pumpkin for this year’s carving contest or embark on a whimsical wagon ride showcasing the breathtaking scenery of Trout River and the farm’s lush landscapes. Whether you want to be a kid yourself in the bounce house or prefer to enjoy a brew while the kids build their appetite, this is fall fun for all ages! Finish the evening with a delectable farm to table cuisine worth all of NE FL talking about! Boo’s and Brews is destined for a memorable fall a night for all.
For more information:
Saturday, October 21
11830 Old Kings Road,
Jacksonville, Fl, 32219

Halloween Lanterns Festival @ Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens
On October 27th and 28th enjoy a magical nighttime experience at the Arboretum! Lake Loop will be illuminated for a parade of lanterns and lights and lasers to entertain while enjoying festive music, local food trucks, a silent disco, and more!
More information here
Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres
On October 21st and 28th Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres hosts Family Fun Day! This event has train rides, a corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, farm animals and more. There is also a snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, and picnic area available for day trips. If your group is feeling extra adventurous be sure to check out the haunted maze after dark! 👻

Get more info and tickets here
Saturday October 21st & 28th
10 AM – 10 PM

19856 COUNTY ROAD 121,

Amazing Grace Family Farms
Located in Green Cove Springs, Amazing Grace Family Farms will be celebrating Fall this year on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of October. Enjoy time cruising through their corn maze, picking pumpkins, and enjoying their other attractions.
Get tickets here
October 6th- November 4th
Fridays: 4pm – 9pm
Saturdays: 10am – 9pm
Monday, October 16: 10am – 4pm

4251 SR 21,
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

Cowart Ranch and Farms
Head over to Cowart Ranch and Farms in Bunnell, FL for their annual MAZE DAYS, open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October. Get lost in their corn maze, ride a pony, pick the most perfect pumpkin, or even close the night out with a bonfire, the fall activities offered are sure to make you and your family have an amazing time.
Learn More
8185 W Highway 100,
Bunnell, FL,32110


13th Floor Halloween Haunted House
The legendary 13th Floor Halloween Haunted House is officially back and scarier than ever with FOUR new attractions! Major updates include a full bar, local food trucks, and interactive and immersive escape Zombie games.
Skip the line for as low as $24.99!
Buy tickets here
This event may be too intense for children under 12.

Are you ready for an adrenaline pumping, scared to your bones experience in the woods of Yullee, FL? This is it! Amelia Shot Gun Sports puts on an experience that is so real the website warns, “Amidst the eerie backdrop of a transformed Sawmill turned refuge for the infected, brace yourself for a journey of terror and courage like no other. Don’t miss this haunting adventure that promises unforgettable memories.”
Learn more here
86300 Hot Shot Trl,
Yulee, FL 32097

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