Halloween in Jacksonville

  • UPDATED Aug 23, 2018

This year’s Halloween is coming, although it is a bit far it’s on its way and in no time you will find yourself stuck in dilemma and confusion which all events to choose to go to and what all costumes to design or buy for getting into the Halloween spirit. It is better to start preparing for Halloween in advance especially if you reside in Jacksonville or you are planning to spend your Halloween in Jacksonville. You will be begging for an earlier break from work because Jacksonville is a place that offers numerous Halloween events and fall festivals. In this very article, we will give you the knowledge about the best Halloween events in Jacksonville. Though this is a bit earlier but for sure you too will agree that being a few steps ahead of others will give you better chances of bagging the tickets for famous Jacksonville Halloween event. From mazes, farms and pumpkin patches and also adult events, our list will act as a guide and the best resource to find out about the best Halloween events in Jacksonville.

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1. Haunted attraction

“Haunted Attraction” gives you a chance to experience their haunted trails. You will get to enjoy three distinct terror areas. The haunted trail will be more than ½ mile long. We would like to mention here that this event isn’t for weak or faint hearted people. 

2. Intuition Ale Works – Oktoberfest Celebration 

For being a part of this event and to enjoy the event you will have to buy tickets to this event, and after that, you will gain access to the brewery bier hall which will feature polka & dance music and some exciting games too. There will also be food stations or food trucks for keeping the ticket holders at the event stuffed. There will also be a crowning ceremony for the festival King and Queen.    

3. Jax Haunted Brewery Zombie Hunt 

If you have a desire to get to the core of the festive experience, then you should consider participating in the haunted Brewery experience that also includes apocalyptic zombie hunt. Dress up and pick up your squadron to make your way through the haunted brewery freeing the brewery from the zombie infestation through the interesting first-person laser-tag experience. The haunted brewery will have the settings to scare you as well as entertain you as it has everything from nightly live music to food trucks. Each night at the haunted brewery will be programmed with different activities, entertainers, private parties, and more. The only thing that will be common will be the presence of zombies at the zombie hunt venue.  

4. Sweet Pete’s Sugar Skulls class 

Do you have a desire to spend your Halloween in Jacksonville this year doing something special and creative? If the answer to this question is a plain and simple yes then you should consider joining the Sugar Skull Class at Sweet Pete’s.  As the name of this class suggests, you will get to learn to make and mold a traditional beautiful sugar skull. You will have to decorate the sugar skull that you have made with royal icing and various other embellishments in order to create a one-of-a-kind sugar skull. One thing that you should know is that the sugar skulls aren’t edible and only paid participants are allowed to enter the classroom.  

5. Adventure landing Haunt Nights 

Haunt Nights is a soul tearing dark attraction that comprises of four self-guided dark attractions. The attraction is full of impressive special effects, spooky monsters and offers unbelievable scares. Every night more than 8-0 actors transform themselves into unique and scary monsters in order to scare and entertain the visitors. Just check the website for dates and time. 

6. The Catty Shack Ranch Halloween Haunted Forest 

This Halloween drown yourself in fear by joining the popular 13th annual Haunted forest trails of fears at the Catty Shack Ranch. You will get to see some big cats and various other animals residing in the Catty Shack Ranch while heading ahead on the trail. This place is a big hit among people who prefer spending Halloween with their families. There will be crafts and games and unlimited candies that kids will surely enjoy. One can also take part in the costume contest. The costume contests for children and adults are organized here but on different dates. 

7. Halloween party at Pafford’s Place 

Patti and Jeff Pafford have a made a name in Jacksonville because of their adult-themed Halloween parties. It is true that they have hosted only two Halloween parties in last two years, but they have gained celebrity-like popularity. There Halloween party was so good that we are praying to the god almighty to make them throw some scary theme party this Halloween too. Be on a lookout for any updates and make sure that you get to be a part of the best Halloween event of Halloween this year in Jacksonville. 

8. Rebounderz – Haunted Laser Tag 

Rebounderz last year hosted this great and exciting haunted laser tag game that we fell in love with. Believe us you will be begging for more after playing this awesome laser tag game with your best buddies. We are sure they will bring this event up this year too; there might some scary twist in the event. This event is recommended for ages eight and above.

9. Jaxtoberfest 

“Jaxtoberfest” is a two-day long festival that is mainly famous among adults. This festival will be full of bratwurst, entertainment, and everyone’s favorite beer. Last year this event took place at the St. John’s Town Centre. You can expect this event to feature mouthwatering authentic German favorites such as pretzels and bratwurst, and some of the most exceptional food truck in Jacksonville. You will have a wide variety of options at this event when it comes to food. If you are love food, then you should make sure that you get to be a part of this event.