Get Spooky: Where to Celebrate Halloween in Palm Beach County

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From raucous parties to family-friendly events, here are the Halloween festivities we have penciled in on our calendars:

Max’s Thrill at Max’s Grille
Oct. 23 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Max’s Grille, 404 Plaza Real in Boca Raton. Who says your fur babies can’t enjoy Halloween? Join Tri-County Humane for a pet costume contest, raffles, music, and frozen pup cake treats. Tickets $20, includes two house cocktails and passed appetizers. Call 561/482-8110 or more information here.

Clematis by Fright
Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the West Palm Beach Waterfront in West Palm Beach. Clematis is transformed into a Halloween party with costume contests, live music, hayrides, trick or treating, free candy, a children’s game area and more. Get more information here.

Woodlawn Cemetery Tour
Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 1301 S. Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach. Start the Halloween festivities early with a 90-minute walking tour of Woodlawn Cemetery and its notable residents. Free, donations accepted. Call 561/804-4938 or email jstanis@wpb.org.

Shriek Week
Oct. 25 from 5 to 9 pm. and Oct. 26 and 27 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail in Boca Raton. Bring the family for an indoor haunted hours, outdoor haunted walkthrough, shows, games, train rides, food and more. Tickets $9. Call 561/347-3948 or visit sugarsandpark.org/shriek-week.

Trick Em’ Treat Em’ Costume Party
Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to Noon at Patch Reef Park, 2000 Yamato Road in Boca Raton. For children 2 to 5, get dressed up and partake in Mr. Bone’s Egg Hunt, cookie decorating and other crafts, games, candy, and more. Tickets $5 per child. For more information here.

Witches of Delray Seventh Annual Witch Ride
Oct. 27 at 7:30 a.m. throughout Delray Beach. Watch as a coven of witches on their bikes fly through Delray Beach, from A1A to Atlantic Avenue, Swinton and downtown Delray Beach ending at the Delray Beach Green Market to raise money for the Achievement Center. Visit witchesofdelray.com.

56th Annual Halloween Parade, Downtown Trick-or-Treat & Kidsfest
Oct. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout Delray Beach. A longtime tradition in Delray Beach, the party starts with trick-or-treating along Atlantic Avenue from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the city’s parade at 1 p.m. from Veterans Park to Atlantic Avenue and then the Tennis Center. Finally, from 1 to 4 p.m. Kidsfest features food, vendors, arts and crafts and entertainment for the whole family. Free. Call 561/243-7000, ext. 5101 or visit downtowndelraybeach.com.

Boo-dha Ball
Oct 27 from 8 p.m to 2 a.m. at Buddha Sky Bar, 217 E. Atlantic Ave. in Delray Beach. Explore three levels of Halloween spookiness, with costume contests, live music by DJs, drink specials, dancing and more. Visit here.

Seventh Annual Haunted Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash
Oct. 27 and 28 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 100 NE Fourth St. in Boynton Beach. It’s a pirate invasion! The swashbuckling characters take over downtown Boynton Beach with stunt shows, cannons, live music, costume contests, a treasure hunt, mermaids, and more. Free. Visit bbpiratefest.com.

Boozy Brunch
Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at all Tap 42 locations. Don your spookiest costume and indulge in bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys, or Funky Buddha Floridian pints. tap42.com.

Tour at the Cemetery
Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Boca Raton Cemetery and Mausoleum, 451 SW Fourth Ave. in Boca Raton. Spend a spooky Halloween with Susan Gillis, the curator of the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum, as she leads a tour through the cemetery and tells stories of Boca’s past. Tickets $25, $20 for historical society members. Call 561/395-6766, ext.107 or email tours@bocahistory.org. Online reservations here.

The Silver Scream
Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. to Midnight at The Addison, Two E. Camino Real in Boca Raton. The venue’s biggest part of the year returns with a throwback to the spooky monsters of cinema’s yesteryear! Walk through the haunted space, indulge in top-of-the-line food and drink, enjoy music and entertainment, and don’t forget to dress up for the costume contest. Tickets $125 to $2,500 for a VIP table for 10. Get tickets here.