If you’re looking for the most spooktacular Emerald Coast events happening this Halloween, Panama City Beach, South Walton, and Destin have plenty to haunt your holiday plans!
Here’s your Halloween guide to the spooky and family-friendly events along the Emerald Coast PLUS some of the best places to pick up all of your gear to add to the spooks, scares, and FUN taking place between Destin and Panama City Beach!
Emerald Coast Halloween Events
Panama City Beach
Whether you’re looking for family fun and trick-or-treating in Panama City Beach, or haunts and spooks at a haunted house, Panama City Beach will have an event for you.
Oct. 30-31, 10am to 4pm
Zoo World, 9008 Front Beach Road
Children are invited to trick-or-treat and party like an animal with games, prizes, candy, costumes and surprises. Everyone in costume receives a prize. For details and pricing, visit ZooWorldPCB.com.
Toys for Kids Foundation Halloween Bash
Oct. 30 – 31, 8pm
Enjoy family fun and festivities including live music, food vendors, and a costume contest with amazing prizes!
30A & South Walton
South Walton has a handful of events amongst its communities that are sure to please the spook-seekers and the candy-cravers!
Witches of South Walton Charity Ride & Brunch
Oct. 29 & 30, 7am
The Witches of South Walton (and their friends) meet around the area and ride their “brooms” (bikes) along Highway 30A. Ride participants come dressed to impress as a witch, and a broom (bike) is needed for participants. There are five total rides to be a part of: The Founders Ride, Bluewater Ride, Sunset Ride, Watersound Ride, and the Goblin Ride. All of this fun is to raise money to assist the Children’s Volunteer Health Network and spectators are always welcome to cheer on the participants the morning of the ride!
Halloween on the BOOlevard
Oct. 31, 4-7pm
Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Get creative and bring the kids and dogs, dressed in their bewitching best. The event is free and open to the public. Kids can go trick-or-treating in a safe and friendly environment at participating stores throughout Grand Boulevard.
Oct. 31, 4-6pm
It’s time for ghosts, goblins, princesses, and kids of all ages to go door-to-door collecting candy from the Seaside merchants to feed their sugary appetites. Come out on Halloween and visit merchants all around town, hear spooky stories with the Seaside Rep Theatre, and do the monster mash with terrifying tunes in Central Square. This event is free and open to the public.
The Zombie Stomp
Oct. 31, 5-10pm
The Bay, South Walton
Spooky, scary, cute, or goofy! Wear your best costume and take it over the top – the winner of the adult costume contest will win $500! From 5-7pm, The Bay will host a kids costume contest with great prizes and plenty of candy to go around. There will also be fun, halloween foods (like Spaghetti brains and Halloweenies) for the kids! Then, from 7-10pm The Bay welcomes adults to participate in a costume contest. Must be present to win. Dance the night away with DJ 30A on the beach, hop in the photo booth, and get ready for the best Halloween beach party ever!
This Halloween, Destin will be hustling and bustling with ghosts, goblins, and fun events!
Oct. 29, 6-8pm
This eerie event will be full of kid’s creepy crafts, fantasy face painting, and trick-or-treating. Get creative and bring the kids and dogs dressed in their bewitching best for the costume contest. After the contest, kids can go trick-or-treating in a safe and friendly environment at participating stores throughout Destin Commons.
McGuire’s Irish Pub of Destin’s 24th Annual Halloween 5K and 10K
Oct. 30, 9am-12pm
McGuire’s Irish Pub of Destin
Take part in McGuire’s Irish Pub of Destin’s 24th Annual Halloween 5K Run/Walk or 10K Run with a free pre-race breakfast followed by the best post race party featuring live entertainment, Irish Fare, Irish Wakes and Irish Ale! Run in your regular running gear, or dress to impress in your Halloween costume!
Where to Find Halloween Costumes and Supplies
One of the best places to grab your Halloween gear is Spirit Halloween. Destin and Panama City both have a location to pick up your Halloween costumes, party decorations, and more!
If you’re spending time in Destin, you’re just a short drive from Party City in Fort Walton Beach, offering a wide-range of holiday supplies and Halloween costumes for babies to the big(gest) kids.
Destin and Panama City Beach both have a Target and a Wal-Mart, which are sure to be stocked with sweet treats, costumes, decor, and anything you’d need to have a spooktacular time this Halloween! Also, check out Dollar General, typically known to stock Halloween costumes, gear, and decor, and of course, candy.
Stay, Spook, and Scare at the Beach this Halloween!
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