Several events this weekend are geared to stir up some Halloween-focused excitement!
October 21-22, 222 East Beach Drive
For only $7, you can enter the Jaycee’s annual haunted house! The Jaycee’s is a young professionals group in the Panama City area. The haunted house is open from 7pm till close each Friday and Saturday night. Proceeds from the haunted house go to local charities.
Haunted Trail and Pumpkin Patch
October 21-22, The Science and Discovery Center of Northwest Florida
For the twelfth year in a row, the Science and Discovery Center of Northwest Florida brings you the Haunted Trail and Pumpkin Patch! Event admission will be $5 per person between the hours of 4:00pm and 10:00pm. The trail has been re-vamped from previous years and is fun for children age 7 and up. For children under age 7, there is a peak-a-boo trick-or-treat adventure featuring characters from favorite children’s stories.
The pumpkin patch will have games, crafts, and a haunted homestead full of non-scary experiments. There will also be a costume contest each night at 5pm, including a group category. Detailed information about this event is available online.
October 22-23, Seacrest Wolf Preserve
At 9:30am on the 22nd, the 10th Annual Howl-O-Ween begins at the Seacrest Wolf Preserve. Tours will start every 1 1/2 hours beginning at 10am each day. There will also be hayrides beginning at 10:30am and a hayride to a campfire at 6:45pm. There will be a haunted hayride, not recommended for children, after the campfire. The campfire will include a flute concert from Marcia Johnson and her stories of the Choctaw Tribe. Her concert can also be heard at noon. Dog-o-ween costume contests will have sign ups from 10am till 2pm, with judging beginning at 3pm. On Sunday, the last hayride will be at 4:00pm.
More information is available at the Seacrest Wolf Preserve website.
We will post more Halloween events as they occur, Happy Hauntings this weekend! To view non-Halloween events in Panama City Beach this weekend, please click here.