Happy Halloween from Play Golf Sarasota31 Oct 2014, Posted by Community Functions, Contests, Events, Life, Night Life in
Spooktacular Halloween Night Tricks & Treats in Sarasota…
October 31, 2014: Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a Safe Treats Halloween in Siesta Key Village. Look for participating members displaying orange and black balloons and pumpkin flyers in their windows. Free. 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
October 31, 2014: It’s the Kids Halloween Costume Parade and Trick or Treat in downtown Venice in Centennial Park. Meet at the Gazebo at 4 p.m. Parade is 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Fun for all! More info at: 941-484-6722.
October 31, 2014: It’s Fright Night on St Armand’s Circle for Halloween fun from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There will be haunted store fronts, frightening characters around every corner and statues dressed in the Halloween spirit. Kids can trick-or-treat around The Circle with numerous shops and restaurants contributing to the Halloween spirit with customized promotions.
October 31, 2014: It’s a Halloween Masquerade Affair for the Modern-Day Abolitionist: “Free The Children 2014” is a Charity Gala to Combat Human Trafficking and the Exploitation of Children. Taking place in the Van Wezel Grand Foyer, the evening’s events will include live entertainment by Kara Nally, dancing, waterfront dining by Mattison’s Catering at Van Wezel, an upscale silent auction and more. Proceeds benefit Ark of Freedom. 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Click here for tickets and more info.
October 31, 2014: Do you believe in Ghosts? Then discover the truth with spirit stalkers and psychics at Grave Encounters on Halloween at the Crosley Estate. Entertainment with para normal experiences, psychics, ghosts and freaky Halloween bites to ward off the spirits. Explore the scary legend of the Crosley ghosts; and discover what really happened to Gwendolyn, who died upstairs. Discover your fate with the spiritual guides, wander the Crosley graveyard with spirit stalkers; just don’t go alone..and find the dancing spirits. A delicious dinner service includes grilled New York Strip, Chicken Drummies and Pork Shoulder with traditional sides. There will be music throughout the evening and Halloween sweets later in the night. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. for dinner service; The after party starts at 9:00 p.m., ending at midnight. 21+. Cash bar. Costumes welcome! Dinner Service and After party: $75 per person. After Party: $35 per person. Powel Crosley Estate, 1 Seagate Drive, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota (Opposite SRQ airport).941-312-0000 – More information and tickets here. Sarasota Halloween Events on Escape-to-Sarasota
October 31, 2014: Experience a Victorian Themed Funeral with grieving widow and fellow mourners where you can also take part as a mourner. It takes place in Mary’s Chapel and there are two tours. The 7 p.m. tour is recommended for families. There’s also one at 9 p.m. $8 per member adult, $4 per member child, $15 non-member adult, $10 per non-member child. Reservations are required. For tickets, call (941) 966-5214, ext. 2600. Historic Spanish Point Mary’s Chapel. 337 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey. Click here for more info and tickets.
October 31-November 2: Big Cat Habitat presents “Wild-O-Ween”
Big Cat Habitat, 7101 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota, FL, Noon-5 p.m.
This event is kid-friendly with food, games, prizes, and a pumpkin toss for the bears and big cats. Children 12 and under will be admitted free with a donation of nonperishable food items for All Faiths Food Bank. The fun includes visiting with the Habitat’s exotic and other animals, petting zoo, music, children’s costume contest, games, prizes, and photos with a white tiger. Attendees may bring small pumpkins to toss to the bears (they’ll eat them) and the big cats (they’ll play with them). Admission for adults is $15, and regular admission for children 12 and under is $7. Parking free. For more information visit www.bigcathabitat.org or call (941) 371-6377.
Full Belly Stuffed Burgers Costume Party: Swing in for a Halloweenie Burger and Pumpkin Beer; Best costume eats for free!