Parades, Performances, Pumpkins & More for All Ages Throughout the City in October
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA (September 21, 2022) – The City of Boca Raton’s Boca Boo Days returns to town throughout the month of October with a wide variety of spook-tacular fun for all ages.
Thursday, October 13
- Fall-Oween Spooktacular Show & Parade – 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Drop in for a special Halloween show with Magician James Changefield (at Spanish River Library 1501 Spanish River Blvd.) and Grizelda the Good Witch (at the Downtown Library 400 NW 2nd Ave). Come dressed in your costume for a trick-or-treat parade after the show! For more information contact 561-544-8584. Admission is free.
Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16
- Spooky Sounds Science Demo – 3:30 p.m. each day
In a season of shrieks, join in the fun as we investigate the science behind spooky sounds. This FREE event is open to ages 7 and up at the Children’s Science Explorium, 300 S. Military Trail. For more information contact 561-347-3912 or visit www.sugarsandpark.org
- Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day
The Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival is back at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real. Enjoy a large selection of pumpkins, carnival rides, pumpkin-inspired food court, a maze, and more! It will be more wonderFALL than ever! This event is open to all ages, tickets are $25. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.bocapumpkinpatch.com. Brought to you by the Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival.
October 17 – November 10
Get into the spirit of sustainability throughout this Halloween season by collecting candy wrappers to be fully recycled! Drop off locations are Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd and Sugar Sand Park 300 S Military Trail. For more information call 561-544-8605 or visit: www.marinelife.org/unwrap-the-waves/.
October 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30
- Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein – Fridays at 8 p.m, Saturdays at 2 p.m and 8 p.m, and Sundays at 2 p.m
The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, presents a hilarious take on the classic horror story, combining zany antics, a witty script, and high-energy comedic performances for one unforgettable adventure in Transylvania. This show is rated PG. Tickets cost $20 per person or $15 group, and season rate. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.sugarsandpark.org/willow-theatre or call (561) 347-3948.
Sunday, October 23
- Halloween in the Garden – 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N. Ocean Blvd., with outdoor crafts, games and activities for the little ones. Kids are encouraged to attend in their coolest costumes! Child entrance is $10 for residents and members, others $13. Adults enter for free with a participating child. For more information call (561) 544-8605.
Friday, October 28
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show Experience – 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Experience this cult classic like never before at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 W. Plaza Real. Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Dr. Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation. This ticketed event is for adults 18 and over. For tickets call (561) 347-3948.
- Haunted Hammock – 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Do you dare to take a nighttime stroll through the haunted hammock at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N. Ocean Blvd? Join your guide on a hair-raising walk through the hammock forest. Beware, you never know who or what is lurking in the shadows. This event is open to brave explorers ages 7+. Entrance is $10 for residents and members, others $13. For more information call (561) 544-8605.
- Costume Tennis – 5 p.m. & 6 p.m.
Drop in the tennis fun in your favorite costume and enjoy a slice of pizza. Open to ages 5-12. At Boca Raton Tennis Center 271 NW Boca Raton Blvd, contact 561-393-7978, The Racquet Center 21626 St Andrews Blvd, contact 561-544-8540, or Patch Reef Tennis Center, contact 561-367-7090.
For more information visit www.myboca.us/BocaBooDays or call 561.367.7810.