Halloween Miami 2014: Events for the whole family

Terror in the Jungle
Zombies and mutated animals take over Jungle Island for 20 nights of hair-raising scares at a pulse-pounding haunted attraction and trail experience.
7:30 p.m.-midnight Oct. 2-Nov. 1 at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Island Tr., Miami; $45 per person on non-peak days (Oct. 2-5, 9-12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 29 and Nov. 1) and $55 per person on peak days (Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25, 30, 31). Fast passes start at $20 per person. Tax is additional. Jungle Island also will offer childcare on a first-come, first-served basis for $5 per child, per night.


Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House 
A 7,000-square-foot haunted house guaranteed to send chills up and down your spine. Parental discretion is advised for young children. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 17-31 (Friday-Sunday only).

Spooky Zoo Nights 
The night includes tours of Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House, spooky tram rides and a ghoulish carousel (for an additional fee). Goodies, roving street theatre and chilling story-telling will add excitement to the pathways. 7-11 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 31.

Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152 St., Miami; www.zoomiami.org; Admission to Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House $5, plus regular zoo admission; $17.95, $13.95 kids 3-12, free for kids 2 and under and members. Admission to Spooky Zoo Nights is
$10.95 and $9.95 for zoo members.

House of Horrors
South Florida’s largest haunted house with 10 terrifying rooms, 20 amusement rides, carnival games, food, fun attractions like “Malice In Wonderland” 3D Experience, Hulk Hogan’s Microchip Championship Wrestling, escape artist Michael Griffin from “America’s Got Talent.”  Runs through Nov. 2.

Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave., Doral; www.houseofhorrorpark.com; $25; $15 kids 6 and under.

Explore the garden and celebrate Halloween with your dogs. Costumes are encouraged.
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables; fairchild.org; $25; $18 seniors; $12 kids 6-17; free for members.

MiChiMu’s Halloween
Enjoy original performances, take a walk through our not-so-scary haunted house, create some spooky arts and crafts and play ghostly games. 
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 31 at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Cswy., Miami; 305-373-5437; Admission $18
Florida Resident $14, Children under 1 year FREE, Members Complimentary.

GrossOut Science Halloween
Bring the kids for some creepy fun with bugs and slimy snakes, plus the Mad Scientist Electricity show, pumpkin bowling, a costume contest and more.
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 31 at Museum of Science and Discovery, 401 SW Second St., Ft. Lauderdale; $14 Adult; $13 Senior; and $12 Child (2-12).

Miami Seaquarium
Monster Splash Daytime Splash & Nighttime Bash returns with trick-or-treating at Sharky’s Sweet Tooth Station, kiddie rides and bounce houses at the Little Monsters Play Area, the Monsters in the Mangrove Haunted Walk, Flipper’s Dance Party and the only place in Miami to enjoy Halloween themed marine animal shows.  
2-10 p.m. Oct. 24-26, 31 at Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne; www.miamiseaquarium.com; Admission for Daytime Splash $41.95 and $31.95 for children (ages 3-9); Nighttime Bash (after 5 p.m.) $24.95 plus tax adults, $19.95 plus tax for children (ages 3 to 12 years).

Dadeland Mall
Kids can enjoy mall-wide trick-or-treating. Visit the Guest Services booth, located by Cheesecake Factory, to pick up your trick-or-treating guide.
6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Dadeland Mall, 7535 N Kendall Dr, Miami.

The Falls
Head to the Halloween Spooktacular in Center Court, with a trick-or-treating scavenger hunt lasting until 8 p.m. Participants will be entered to win the “Spooktacular Grand Prize” including a $100 The Falls American Express Simon Gift Card and other great prizes from The Falls retailers. Also, enjoy “spooky” live entertainment on the Center Court stage with School of Rock from 3-5 p.m., bites provided by  CrepeMaker, and more.
3-5 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Falls, 8888 SW 136th St, Miami.