Florida’s year-round sun and warmth are what make it the ideal getaway no matter what time of year you’re looking to get away. It also means virtually pristine weather and conditions, even for a Halloween adventure. You’ll enjoy time on the beach, whether it’s a leisurely stroll or you’re setting up for a day of basking in the sun, or even some water activities in the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t forget to check out the many local Halloween 30A events as part of your Florida Halloween fun.

Halloween on the BOOlevard

Head over to Grand Boulevard in Destin. The family-friendly event includes trick-or-treating throughout the town center. Dress in your Halloween best and visit participating vendors to score some fun treats. All are welcome at the free event that takes place 4-6 pm on Tuesday, October 31st, 2023.

Trick or Treat Street

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is inviting all ghosts, goblins, and ghouls to their spooktacular extravaganza. Trick or treat through the Village streets to score treats from participating merchants. Groove to tunes by Steve Hall on the main stage. Kids can enter the Coconut Kidz costume contest. The event takes place 6-8 pm on Tuesday, October 31st.

Pumpkin Patch

While Panama City Beach isn’t technically part of 30A, its Camp Helen State Park is just moments from Inlet Beach. The patch at Camp Helen State Park opens September 30th and is open all the way to Halloween. Come for “Saturdays in the Patch,” and enjoy wildlife-themed crafts, nature walks, games, food trucks, haunted history tours, and more. The event is every Saturday 11 am – 3 pm. To select your pumpkin, visit the patch from 9 am – 4 pm. Pumpkin prices start as low as 50 cents. Please bring cash for the payment box just in case a volunteer isn’t available.

Destin Commons Halloween Haunt

Celebrate Halloween with a spooky party at Destin Commons shopping center. The family-friendly event features creepy crafts, fantasy Halloween face painting, trick-or-treating at participating stores, and more. Your furry family member is welcome too, so if they made the trip with you dress them in their Halloween best along with the kids. There are costume contests for kids and pets, with spooktacular prizes. The 2023 date is still to be announced.


On the spookiest night of all – October 31st – dress in your scariest Halloween costume and get ready to yell “trick-or-treat!” throughout the neighborhoods of 30A. Communities along 30A are hosting plenty of trick-or-treat fun.


While humans enjoy Oktoberfest and Halloween, their canine companions can enjoy a different party. Bring your pup for some Halloween fun! The spooky costume “doggie social” benefits Dog-Harmony, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the shelter dog population. While the pups play, humans can enjoy music, beer, and light bites. Best costumes will be announced at 6:15 p.m. We treat our pets as humanely as possible, and we ask that you do as well: please no prong, shock, or choke collars at the event. It is free and open to the public, running 4:30-6:30 p.m. on October 23rd, 2023.

Witches of South Walton

Ditch the broom ride for a bike ride. The Witches of South Walton annual bike ride benefits the Children’s Volunteer Health Network. Choose from a variety of ride routes and ride October 27th, 29th, or 31st. Visit their website to choose your ride. Costumes are welcome and encouraged!

Boos & Booze

This event at Harborwalk Village is Halloween fun adult-style. Adults get dressed up in their spookiest costumes and head to Harborwalk for the scariest pub crawl you can imagine. The night features craft cocktails and good food from Village restaurants, live music, and an adult costume contest at Coyote Ugly to cap off the night. Make a donation to the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society and receive your bingo card – featuring spooky drink specials. Complete a row on your card by 9:30 p.m. to win raffle prizes. The 2023 date is still to be announced.

Spooktacular Nights Spook Street

Harborwalk Village also hosts a family-friendly Halloween party. Within days of the Boos & Booze party, the event is for guests of all ages. Enjoy trick-or-treating along Destin Harbor, a family costume contest, and more. Keep a lookout on the Harborwalk Village website for the date and time.

Halloween 30A Fun

Begin and end every day of your Halloween adventure along 30A in a vacation rental provided by Dune Vacation Rentals. Choose from a cozy 1-bedroom condo for a spooky solo or sweetheart getaway, all the way up to an 8-bedroom single-family home for a Halloween reunion at the beach. Prepare and serve any meal or spooky snack during your trip with the help of a fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy the meal in spacious living and dining areas, or in outdoor living and dining spaces that seat everyone. Relax in beautiful and comfortable rooms to bring the feeling of home away from.

Contact us today to start planning your Halloween 30A respite!