A Spooky Symphony: Featuring some of the most beautiful scary music you’ve ever heard; 4 p.m. Oct. 27; The Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 East Flagler St., Miami. Free. No tickets required, but large groups should call in advance. $5 parking in College Station Garage, 190 NE Third St. (corner of NE Second Ave.). 305-667-4069, www.gmys.org or www.alhambramusic.org.
Edible Garden Festival: As part of Miami’s first-ever Local Food Week, learn how to start your own edible garden, adopt a pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch, and enter the Scarecrow Competition; 9:30 a.m. Oct. 27; Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Free for members and children 5 and under, $25 for non-members, $18 for seniors 65 and up, $12 for children 6-17. 305-667-1651, www.fairchildgarden.org/events/Edible-Garden-Festival/.
Halloween Prequel: Activities for the entire family, including pets. The event, which raises animal rescue awareness, features a pet fair and pet adoption agencies plus costume parade, contest, vendors, food, fire fighters and rescue animals rocking the runway; noon Oct. 27; Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 S. Red Rd., Pinecrest. $3; $2 kids 2-7; free for kids under 2; dog parade, $10 per person. 305-669-6990 or 305-491-5651 (pet vendor info, ask for Rita), www.pinecrestgardens.org.
House of Horror Halloween Amusement Park: Billed as South Florida’s largest (2-acre, 30+ room) haunted house-amusement park, includes unlimited rides, circus attractions, carnival food, games and debut of Hulk Hogan’s MCW - Micro Championship “Little People” Wrestling; 6-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 5-midnight Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Sunday, through Nov. 3; $23 adults; $15 kids 6 and under (includes one entry through the Haunted House except kids 6 and under, plus unlimited rides; Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave., West Miami-Dade. 305-639-6000, 305-593-1777, www.houseofhorrorpark.com.
IDEA@thbass Family Day-Monstrous Halloween Faces: Dress up in your best Halloween costume for the costume contest, get your face painted and win creepy prizes. Also features special reading of “Judnique and Daiysis Defeat Seth,” an exciting adventure set in Ancient Egypt, illustrated and written by W.J. Bryan Elementary second grade class; 2 p.m. Oct. 27; Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. 305-673-7530, ext. 1016, www.bassmuseum.org.
Jungle Island’s Spooktacular: From trick-or-treating through the Jungle, interactive witch’s lair, kid-friendly haunted forest and more, kids of all ages will enjoy a family friendly, fun-filled day. Includes a costume contest; 10 a.m. Oct. 27; Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson. $34.95, $5 kids 3-10. 305-400-7000, www.jungleisland.com.
Halloween Zumbathon: Benefit two local families affected by breast cancer; 7 p.m. Oct. 30; Holy Rosary St. Richard Catholic School, 18455 Franjo Rd., Cutler Bay. $10. 305-235-5442, www.zumbawithfabi.com.
Boo Bash Celebration: Kids can participate in Halloween-themed activities at the Macy’s Men’s Court,. followed by mall-wide Trick or Treating in a safe environment; 4-6 p.m. Oct. 31; Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Free. 305-593-1775, www.simon.com.
Howl-O-Ween-Bring your Dog to Fairchild: Put your best paw forward and bring your dog to the Garden. Event includes dog costume contest, trick-or-treats from local vendors and tons of activities for dogs and their owners as they parade through the Garden; 9:30 a.m. Oct. 31; Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65+, $12 kids 6-17; free for members & kids 5 and under. 305-667-1651, www.fairchildgarden.org.
Halloween at Cross Gardens Care Center: Celebrate the holiday at the nursing home with the carving of pumpkins and trick or treating in a safe place for those in the community to visit and also gives the residents in our building the opportunity to interact with the surrounding community; 190 NE 191st St., Northeast Miami-Dade. Free. 305-651-9690.
Halloween at JUMP A ROOS: Children in costume can enter the Southland Mall indoor play and party center for $5.99. Includes a food special of 2 slices of pizza and a drink for $5; 10 a.m. Oct. 31; Jump A Roos, 20505 S. Dixie Hwy., Cutler Bay. 305-542-5934, 305-238-5867, www.jumparoos.com.
Halloween Celebration-Mall of the Americas: Kids Club at 4 p.m. for ages 10 and under with the friendly, bilingual Witch Gigi. At 5 p.m., it’s music and prizes for all ages with Mix 98.3 FM, including trip prizes plus Karla Bakery hands out Halloween cupcakes. Trick or treat begins at 6 p.m. Costumes encouraged, but masks are prohibited inside the mall; 4 p.m. Oct. 31; Mall of the Americas, 7795 W. Flagler St., West Miami-Dade. Free. 305-261-8772, www.MalloftheAmericas.com/events/halloween-trick-or-treating.
Halloween on the Mile: This 16th annual event returns with fun for all, including those of the canine variety. See website for full schedule of activities. Held along Miracle Mile between LeJeune and Douglas roads and nearby shops and institutions, 4 p.m. Oct. 31; Miracle Mile, 372 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Free. 305-569-0311, www.shopcoralgables.com/events/16th-annual-halloween-on-the-mile/.
Haunted House at Veronica’s Dollhouse: During South Miami’s Safe Streets Halloween, the boutique store turns into a creepy Victorian style haunted house; 4 p.m. Oct. 31; Veronica’s Dollhouse, 7212 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Free. 305-662-2966, www.VeronicasDollhouse.Wordpress.com, www.veronicasdollhouseboutique.com.
Trick or Treat-Happy Halloween: Kids in costume can pick up the store’s Halloween bag from customer service and make their way around the store for a special treat from each department. Just say “Trick or Treat!;” 4 p.m. Oct. 31; Whole Foods Market, 21105 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Free. 305-682-4400, 305-933-1543, www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/aventura/index.html.
Wayside Western Fiesta: A fun and family-friendly event where your kids can have a blast on Halloween with rides, games and candy; 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31; Wayside Baptist Church, 7701 SW 98th St., Kendall. Free (including rides). 305-595-6550, www.waysidemiami.org.
Christ Journey Church Block Party: Bring the family to enjoy the block party at the Shoppes of Country Walk featuring food trucks, games, costume contest, trunk or treating, and bounce houses; 6 p.m. Oct. 31; Shoppes of Country Walk, 14425 Country Walk Dr., Country Walk.
Harvest Festival: Fun, family-friendly event hosted at downtown campus with candy, cake walks, music and fun. Families are encouraged to wear costumes; 6 p.m. Oct. 31; Christ Fellowship Church, 500 NE First St., Downtown Miami. Free. 305-238-1818, www.cfmiami.org.
Miami Beach Halloween Happenings: Children are encouraged to come in costume and enjoy a night of spooky fun. Features new Treats for Tots area and ice skating. Tickets for carnival rides and concessions available on site; 6 p.m. Oct. 31; Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Ave., Miami Beach. Free (including ice skating). 305-673-7767, www.miamibeachparks.com, web.miamibeachfl.gov.
Miami Beach Safe Night of Fright: Ghouls & Goblins are invited to enjoy a safe night of trick or treat, music and fun; 6 p.m. Oct. 31; North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. 305-861-3616, 305-673-7300, www.miamibeachfl.gov.
Monster Mash Bash at North Miami Beach: Family friendly event that features bounce houses, rides, music, and a haunted trail. Food is also available for purchase; 6 p.m. Oct. 31; Gwen Margolis Amphitheater, 16501 NE 16th Ave., North Miami Beach. $5 per person or $15 for a family 4 pack. 305-948-2957, www.citynmb.com.
Monsters In The Park Movie Night Featuring Monsters University: Wear Halloween costumes and play in the newly-refurbished tennis courts to win prizes. Trick or treat at 6 p.m., movie starts at 7 p.m. Food available for purchase or bring your own picnic and blankets; 6 p.m. Oct. 31; Coral Reef Park, 7895 SW 152nd St., Palmetto Bay. Free. 305-259-1234, www.PalmettoBay-Fl.gov.
Fire and Ice Halloween Costume Party: Event features complementary sips and bites from 8-10 p.m. and live and spooky entertainment all night long; 7 p.m. Oct. 31; Porcao Grill, 910 S. Miami Ave., Brickell. Free.
Vocal Arts Series- Midnight Madness Halloween: Family event benefits scholarships for voice students. Wear Halloween costumes. Vocal students will be dressed like the infamous villains from musical theater and the opera stage. Reception included; 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31; Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center at FIU, 10910 SW 17th St., University Park. $15; $10 seniors and FIU faculty/staff; $5 FIU students and alumni association members. 305-348-0496, https://calendar.fiu.edu, www.wpac.fiu.edu.
Serendipity’s Halloween POP-UP GoGo Bar: Annual celebration on Lincoln Road features desserts for the kids until 9 p.m. and cocktails and fun for the adults thereafter. At 9 p.m., the restaurant opens to the over 21 crowd exclusively and includes DJ and GoGo dancers all night long; 9 p.m. Oct. 31; Serendipity 3, 1102 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Free. 305-403-2210, www.facebook.com/serendipity3mia?sk=info.
Reformation Day Faire: Journey back in time to Wittenberg, Germany during the time of the Protestant Reformation and Martin Luther. Event features dinner, shopping in the town square, madrigal singers, games and contests. Wear your best 16th century attire; 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1; Kendall Presbyterian Church, 8485 SW 112th St., Kendall. Free but donations accepted. 305-271-5262, www.kendallpres.org.
Ghost Quest - A Cemetery Experience: Find out what bumps in the night during a lecture and tour of the cemetery; 8 p.m. Nov. 2; Celestial Treasures, 3444 Main Hwy. Suite 17, Coconut Grove. $30. 305-461-2341, www.celestial-treasures.com, www.celestialtreasuresnetwork.com.