All the Halloween Fun For Dunedin Kids, Adults and Dogs

Here's a list of all the trick-or-treating spots, haunted houses, costume contests and family fun you can stand.

For Kids & Families

Friday (Oct. 28)

  • Trunk or Treat: Safe trick or treating environment in the church parking lot one block from Main Street; concessions available; , 421 Main St; 5 to 8 p.m.; free.
  • Trunk or Treat: Treats handed out in the church parking lot on Albert Street; bounce house, free hot dogs and a pumpkin carving contest; ; 5 to 8 p.m.; free.
  • Trunk or Treat: Flashlight candy hunt, pumpkin patch, professional photographer will be in the patch offering a free digital photograph with the purchase of a pumpkin. Concessions available; , 705 Michigan Blvd.; 7 p.m.; free.
  • Trick or Treating: Children’s trick-or-treating in the downtown businesses; 5 to 8 p.m.; free.
  • : “The Mummy,” a 1932 horror film starring Boris Karloff as a revived ancient Egyptian priest. Movie concessions available; ; 8 p.m.; free.

Friday and Saturday (Oct. 28 and 29)

  • : Honeymoon Island's 14th annual safe alternative to trick or treating, includes face painting, children’s games, storytelling, fortune telling and a "haunted" trail. Bring a flashlight and bug spray; ; 6 to 10 p.m.; $10 donation per car. Includes 10 free game tickets.
  • : Recommended for children and adults (8 and up); proceeds benefit Rotary Club of Dunedin Waterside events and youth scholarships; ; 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.; $5 (adults 21 and over receive a coupon for a free beer at the on Friday night only).

Saturday (Oct. 29)

  • : Fun for families, carnival games, crafts, storytelling, inflatables, concessions, costume contest for all ages, a Haunted Hayride at dusk, a "Boo in the Zoo" trick-or-treat house for preschoolers, a haunted house, and costume contests; ; 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.; $10 wristband grants access all carnival games, crafts, inflatables, costume contests, and "Boo in the Zoo," Haunted House and Haunted Hayride are $5 each. Parking is an additional $2.


Friday (Oct. 28)

  • Costume Party at ; live music with Full Fledged Unit; 8 to 11 p.m.

Saturday (Oct. 29)

  • Chic-a-Boo 10! Costume Contest at , register no later than 8:45 p.m.; contest starts at 9 p.m. Cash prizes start at $650. Given for first, second, third, most original and emcee's favorite.
  • Costume Contest at , live music with Aquaphonics and variations of the Brewery's Big Bam Boo on tap. Big Bam Boo is a pumpkin and honey pale ale. Variations include: toasted pumpkin seeds, coffee, and Calypso dry-hops.
  • Costume Contest at , party starts at 7 p.m.
  • Halloween Scotch Doubles at

For the Dogs

Thursday (Oct. 27)

  • Fluffy Puppies Barkoween and Costume Contest: This fifth annual doggie costume contest awards the best. Cost is $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Register your dog between 5 and 6:30 p.m.; Contest begins at 7 p.m.; Proceeds benefit Dunedin Doggie Rescue; O'Keefe's Family Tavern & Grill, 1291 S. Ft. Harrison, Clearwater. Call Fluffy Puppies for more information at 727-446-7999.

Sunday (Oct. 30)

  • Halloween Beer and Wine Tasting: 19 styles of beers, 19 premium wines, food from Ozona Pizza and Bayshore Breeze; music from Jayne Kelli; silent auction of pet-themed art, a raffle for 20 special big bottle beers and glassware, wines, doggie-related items and gift certificates; adoptable dogs on hand; $25 for wine tasting (includes souvenir glass), $40 for beer tasting; Historic Sand Dollar Motel, 348 Bay St., Ozona; 2 to 5 p.m.

[Updated 6:03 a.m., Oct. 28, 2011]

Amy October 27, 2011 at 10:24 PM
Thanks so much!!!!!! This makes planning the weekend so much easier.
Katie Dolac October 28, 2011 at 10:05 AM
You are most welcome! Glad it helps!
Carol R October 07, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Please help. Are these events happening in 2012?
Jason Bartolone October 08, 2012 at 02:12 AM
This article's from 2011, carol.
Piper Jo Kaelble October 27, 2013 at 12:07 PM
where can I find this information for 2013?


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