Monday, January 30, 2023

Halloween Happenings at Delray Beach Market

Florida’s largest food hall is hosting a slew of Halloween-inspired spooky events that will be fun for the entire family.

Pumpkin Painting

Sat., Oct. 23 from 12-4 p.m. at the downstairs Emoji Wall 

Decorate pumpkins with the Pokus Witches while watching a PG witch movie. Free for children. 

Harry Potter Takeover

Sunday, Oct. 24 from 12-11 p.m.

Sign up at the concierge desk for the Horcrux Scavenger Hunt. Free drinks for adults and free goodie bags for children. Plus plenty of prizes. Special appearance by Harry Potter, movie screening and themed specialty cocktails like the “Felix Felicis.” 

Mean Girls Market

Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Wear pink (after all, it’s Wednesday) and enjoy a free Grey Goose drink and screening of the “Mean Girls” movie.

Halloween Trivia

Thursday, Oct. 28 from 7-9 p.m.

Think and drink local craft brews at Delray Craft.

Halloween at The Market

Saturday, Oct. 30 and Sun, Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bring your kids to trick or treat around the market. There will also be a costume contest, face painting and balloon art. Kids costume contest is at 5 p.m. with a cash prize. Adult costume contest is at 9 p.m. on Oct. 30 only and the best costume will also win a cash prize.  

All month long

Sip on the hall’s specialty Halloween cocktail, the Pumpkin Patch Smash, available at the Central Bar and Mezz. The drink, made with Bacardi Ocho, apple cider, lemon juice, maple syrup and pumpkin puree, will surely put you in the fall spirit. 

Here’s the recipe to try it at home:

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Bacardi Ocho
  • .5 oz apple cider
  • .25 oz lemon juice
  • .25 oz maple syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 bar spoon of pumpkin puree
  • Garnish: apple crisp

Technique: 

  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and top fully with ice.  
  • Shake extra hard and fast to activate the egg white.  
  • Strain into a stemmed cocktail glass and garnish with an apple crisp.

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Christie Galeano-DeMott
Christie Galeano-DeMott
Christie is a food lover, travel fanatic, bookworm, Francophile, and she believes art in all its forms is good for the soul. When she’s not writing about the incredible dishes, people and places that capture South Florida's culture and vibe, Christie is irresistibly happy in the company of her husband and a glass of red wine.

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