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What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | October 25-27

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Posted at 4:04 PM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-27 16:06:21-04

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (October 25-27), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, October 25

The Chainsmokers
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Cost: $25.75
Info: Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers are coming to Tampa! Catch their performance with special guests 5SOS and Lennon Stella.

St. Pete Halloween Bar Crawl
When: 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Where: Park & Rec DTSP at 100 4th Street S, St. Petersburg
Cost: $22.99
Info: Time for boos! Join your fellow costumed party-goers for Downtown St Pete's best bars, spooky specials and free gear as you complete the bar crawl! This is a 21 and up event. Check out the full itinerary for the bar crawl here.

Hillsborough County Fair
When: October 24-27
Where: 215 Sydney Washer Rd, Dover
Cost: $7 adults | $5 students (K-12)
Info: The Hillsborough County Fair is back for more amazing food, livestock shows and thrilling rides. This year’s theme is "Let the Good Times Grow". Eat your heart out with delicious funnel cakes, fresh corn on the cob, kettle corn, hand-dipped corn dogs, and so much more while you enjoy free shows and entertainment. And let’s not forget the rides! Armbands for unlimited rides are available every day for $20.

Let the good times grow at the Hillsborough County Fair | Taste and See Tampa Bay

Haunted Horse-A-Ween Spectacular
When: October 25-26
Where: In the Breeze Ranch at 7514 Gardner Road, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: In the Breeze Ranch invites you to this family-friendly event! Enjoy pony rides, horseback riding and feeding the horses. There are haunted and non-haunted hayrides during the event for $10; just keep in mind—the darker it gets, the scarier it gets. When you’re done, kick back by the campfire. Smores kits, hot dogs, drinks and more are available for purchase. Admission is free but there is a requested $5 donation for parking. All funds raised from the event go toward the Children’s Camp on the ranch.

Haunted Horse-A-Ween is fun for the whole family | Taste and See Tampa Bay

Scarehouse Pinellas
When: October 25-26
Where: 12461 Creekside Drive, Largo
Cost: $15
Info: Experience 10,000 square feet of fright...if you dare! With creepy clowns, horrific hospitals and everything in between, there's something for every fear imaginable. Go in with a group of four or brave the haunts by yourself. Bring a pet item for donation to SPCA Tampa Bay to receive $5 off your ticket price.

Scarehouse Pinellas in Largo, Florida | Taste and See Tampa Bay

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Lumi-Con
When: October 25-27
Where: Sheraton Tampa Brandon Hotel at 10221 Princess Palm Ave, Tampa
Cost: Click here for daily pricing
Info: Lumi-Con is a new Halloween themed anime convention hosted in the Tampa Bay area by an exciting new team of fans! Enjoy vendors, gaming tournaments, fan-made panels and a cosplay contest. These events have been crafted and created with you in mind!

Saturday, October 26

The 5k Zombie Run
When: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Lake Park at 17302 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Lutz
Cost: $35 adults | $20 kids 10 and under
Info: The choice is yours: be a Runner (human) and run from the Zombies, or be a Zombie and pull the Runner's flags as they run through your "Zombie Zone". Runners wear 3 flags on a belt that they will protect as if it is their “life.” Zombies are staged throughout the course ready to chase you and steal your flags. Prepare for walkers, runners, crawlers... and some surprises.

Spooktacular Largo Park
When: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Largo Central Park at 101 Central Park Drive, Largo
Cost: $10
Info: Largo Central Park is transformed into a family-fun fall festival for the Annual Halloween Spooktacular event. Enjoy FREE Trick-or-Treating from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. and carnival of activities from 12-5 p.m. A wristband is required for carnival games, inflatables and the petting zoo. Limited on-site parking is available for $10/car. Dogs, alcohol, and coolers are not permitted during the event.

Tampa Heights: Tour of Homes
When: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Armature Works at 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa
Cost: $15
Info: This year's Tour of Homes will feature 10 homes throughout each corner of the hottest neighborhood in the Tampa Bay area. The tour will kick off at Armature Works and guests will get maps that guide you on a scooter, a bike, or by car to each home throughout the tour. Come experience the oldest neighborhood of Tampa that has the brightest future!

SHINE Grand Finale
When: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: The Factory St. Pete at 2788 Fairfield Ave S, St. Petersburg
Cost: FREE
Info: SHINE takes over The Factory St. Pete to bring you a fun-filled day party with art installations, mural reveals, live painting, live music, panel discussions, food, drink, local markets and more!

Riverwalk Trick or Treat
When: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Tampa Riverwalk
Cost: FREE
Info: Kids in costume along with their families are invited to Trick or Treat along parts of the Riverwalk as part of this FREE community event. Trick or Treat allows families the opportunity to visit approximately 50-60 stops between Water Works Park and MacDill Park! At the conclusion of the event at 7 p.m. you are invited to attend the Movie in the Park at Water Works Park which will feature Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.

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Haunted Wharf
When: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: Sparkman Wharf at 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: The Haunted Wharf promises an unparalleled Halloween experience! Guests will be engulfed by specially-produced musical and dance performances, ghostly libations and a spellbinding soundtrack all night. Parking will be $5 in the Port Parking Garage for guests attending the event.

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival
When: October 26-27
Where: Fruitville Grove at 7410 Fruitville Road, Sarasota
Cost: FREE
Info: This 31st annual Pumpkin Fest is an event suitable for all ages. There will be live demonstrations, music, shows and interactions throughout the festival and different activities offered each day, including a kids fun zone (with zip line), pony rides, pumpkin painting, and a pumpkin patch! Admission and parking are free, and activity prices range from $1-$10.

Enjoy your favorite fall activities at the Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival | Taste and See Tampa Bay

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Sunday, October 27

Goosebumps (2015)
When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre at 711 N Franklin St, Tampa
Cost: $10 ($7 for Tampa Theatre Members)
Info: Watch the movie made from R.L. Stine’s classic Goosebumps series. This special “Mummy & Me” screening is free for kids 12 and under! Doors open at 11 a.m.

I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre at 711 N Franklin St, Tampa
Cost: $10 ($7 for Tampa Theatre Members)
Info: A year after running over a fisherman and dumping his body in the water, four friends reconvene when Julie (Jennifer Love Hewitt) receives a frightening letter telling her that their crime was seen. This horror film is rated R and the doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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