Looking for Halloween Fun?
Who doesn’t love Halloween? From candy and costumes, to scary movies and parties, Halloween is a fun time for everyone.
If you live in Gainesville, you’re lucky enough to be in a town that loves its Halloween festivities. With parties and events for both the college crowd as well as family-friendly, Halloween in Gainesville offers fun for all ages.
Halloween in Gainesville
With events going on all weekend leading up to Halloween, there’s tons of stuff to do. Here’s a list of this year’s events and festivities going on in Gainesville!
Zombie Safari (10/27-10/31)
Got a sharp eye and strong resolution? You’ll need both if you’re gonna join the Zombie Safari at First Strike Paintball this Halloween!
The charity event, put on by Charity Nerds, takes zombie hunters on a train tour through zombie-infested woods and its up to everyone on board to defend the train and clear the woods of the undead horde!
If zombie-hunting isn’t your thing, they’ve also got family-friendly games, food and entertainment.
Boo at the Zoo (10/31)
Family fun abounds at Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo! With 7 “candy zones”, games and animals, Boo at the Zoo has been a family favorite for over 20 years.
The best part is admission only requires one (1) canned food item! Cans are collected and donated to local charities.
Fun4GatorKids Playgroup @ Buy a Pumpkin Feed a Child Pumpkin Patch (10/31)
Join the Fun4GatorKids (F4GK) Playgroup for a day of fun and games at the Buy a Pumpkin. Feed a Child. Pumpkin Patch. This free will feature games, food and a costume contest, with all proceeds going to charity.
The pumpkin patch has also been open to the public since Oct. 1.
Halloween Party at Brass Tap (10/31)
Looking for libations to help celebrate Halloween? Head over to Brass Tap for adult Halloween fun. Make sure to wear a costume – there will be a contest for the best one. In addition to the costume contest, they’ll also have weekly trivia going on.