FREE WESTON TOWN CENTER EVENTS
VARIOUS I WESTON Weston Town Center (1675 Market Street) presents live music every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. Also: movie night on 10/29 from 8-10p.m. and “Spooky Halloween Behind The Bell Tower” on 10/31 from 4-7 p.m.
FREE COOPER CITY GARAGE SALE
10/2 I COOPER CITY 7-11 a.m. at Flamingo West Park (6201 S. Flamingo Road). This is the place to be for deals galore!
FREE MAYOR’S CHESS CHALLENGE
10/2 I DAVIE It’s back! First stop: Chess enthusiasts of all ages can challenge each other and elected officials at the Pine Island Multipurpose Center (3801 S. Pine Island Road) from 10 a.m. to noon.
10/2- 10/9 I LAUDERHILL A host of events in celebration of the festive season before Lent. At Central Broward Regional Park (3700 NW 11th PL) Tickets range from $15-35 and can be purchased at www.miamicarnival.org
HARVEST FESTIVAL AT FLAMINGO GARDENS
10/9 -10/31 I WEEKENDS I DAVIE A different theme every weekend! Admission includes hayrides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather permitting), scavenger hunts, fun educational activities, harvest-themed displays, photo ops, live performances, food, music, and the new Gallery exhibit “Armr and Might: The Conquest of La Florida” with authentic Conquistador artifacts and replicas. More info and tickets at www.flamingogardens.org
FREE BOW WOW WEEN DOG EVENT
10/9 I PEMBROKE PINES 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Craig Rupp K-9 Dog Park (9751 Johnson Street). Costume contests for all sizes of dogs in different categories, games, prizes and pet-related vendors. For the costume contest, walk-ins are welcome or applications can be completed in advance to participate (check out www.ppines.com). Miss Bow Wow Ween 2021 will also be crowned, with the winner receiving a crown and sash, along with a prize basket valued at over $100.
FREE CARDBOARD BOAT RACE
10/9 I HOLLYWOOD At the City of Hollywood Marina (700 Polk Street) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Create a team and theme your vessel – which must be built off-site to specific instructions – and come join the fun and excitement. Details at https://fl-hollywood2.civicplus.com/815/cardboard-boat-race
FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK – “CRUELLA”
10/9 I WESTON 8 – 10:15 p.m. at the Weston Regional Park event stage (20200 Saddle Club road) Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers (no alcohol).
WATER MATTERS DAY / TREE GIVEAWAY
10/16 I DAVIE 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Tree Tops Park (3900 SW 100 Avenue). This no contact, drive-through event requires pre-registration. Get details at www.watermatters.broward.org Park admission applies.
CARIBBEAN CULTURE FEST
10/16-17 I MIRAMAR Artists from all over the Caribbean will it the stage to give the audience a taste of back home, with styles ranging from soca and reggae, to dance hall, zouk, salsa, and kompa. $45-70. Details at www.carribeanculturefest.eventbrite.com
ST. DAVID CHURCH & SCHOOL CARNIVAL
10/21-24 I DAVIE Midway fun returns to Davie! Rides, games, eats, and good times galore at 3900 S. University Dr. Times vary so check out www.saintdavid.org/carnival for prices, tickets and more info!
INVESTlGATE THE PARANORMAL
10/22 & 29 I DAVIE War Party Paranormal and the Old Davie School (6650 Griffin Road) will guide you in the use of ghost-detecting equipment and analyzing EVp recordings. Prices range from $25-45 depending on membership status and date. Visit www.olddavieschool.org for more.
TRICK-OR-TROT 5K & KIDS DASH
10/23 I SUNRISE Run, walk, or roll in costume to benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Florida Chapter. Registration ranges from $10-30. Medals and t-shirts awarded. Sign-up at https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Sunrise/3rdAnnualCityofSunriseTrickorTrot5kRunWalk
10/27 I PEMBROKE PINES Wear your favorite costume and best pair of dancing shoes to this new event, which features a live band playing Halloween favorites, goody bags for the first 1000 kids, dance and costume contests, and more from 6-9 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center (601 City Center Way). Concessions will be available for purchase. No pets allowed.
NOT-SO-SPOOKY HAUNTED HALLOWEEN
10/29 I DAVIE Visit the 1918 Old Davie School (6650 Griffin Road) by flashlight to find what mysteries await! There will be crafts, candy, and butterbeer.) $5. 7 – 9 p.m., with the last admission at 8:45 p.m.
FREE TRICK-OR-TREAT SHOP-TO-SHOP
10/30 I COOPER CITY It’s back! Infants to 8th graders can dress up in costumes, participate in contests, and visit participating merchants at the Countryside Shops (5524 S. Flamingo Road) from 10 a.m. to noon to fill their Halloween bags with treats.
FREE TO DAVIE RESIDENTS HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS
10/30 I DAVIE Not-so-spooky activities and live entertainment will haunt the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (4201 Rodeo Way) from 10 am.m to 1 p.m. There will even be costume contests for humans and horses alike!