Okaloosa County – 6 to 8 p.m.
Shalimar – 5 to 8 p.m.
Crestview – 6 to 8 p.m.
Niceville – 6 to 8 p.m.
Fort Walton Beach – No recommended hours
Santa Rosa County – No recommended hours
Walton County Sheriff Department – 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
DeFuniak Springs – 6 to 8 p.m.
Freeport – No recommended hours
A Peanuts Halloween
Bring the kids and have a Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and Lucy Halloween as the Great Pumpkin once again comes to Bass Pro Shops through Oct. 31. The event is free.
Trick-or-Treating will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31. Free Peanutes-themed color sheets and one free photo of child with the Great Pumpkin from 5-8 p.m. weeknights and 12-5 p.m. weekends.
Halloween on the Hill
Niceville Assembly will hold Halloween on the Hill 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31.
There will be bounce houses, carnival games, jousting fun, tidal wave slide, concessions (nominal fee), rocking climbing obstacle course, and candy, candy and more candy. The church is 108 State Road 85 N. Call 678-2531.
Hallelujah Bash, a free community evening of fun is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at First Baptist, 201 Beach Drive, offering everything without cost from cotton candy to games, moon walks, jumping air balloons, obstacle courses and more.
“Hallelujah Bash is a family-friendly celebration without the dark overtones of Halloween. There will be an old-fashioned free cake walk, free hotdogs, chips and drinks.
The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge’s scariest fundraising event “The Dark” will be open this Halloween season.
Cringe as you tiptoe through the horrifying maze of darkness and flee in terror as you are engulfed by the madness! This is not a haunted house for the faint of heart, small children are not recommended.
“The Dark” is located at Uptown Station, Eglin Parkway- Fort Walton Beach, Florida The haunted house admission will be $ 8 and visitors are expected on Oct. 31.
The cornfield maze will be open on Oct. 31 from noon to 10 p.m. The maze will also be open on the same hours on Nov. 3 and 4.
In addition, visitors can pass through “Spooky Woods,” which feature wolf howls, mechanical jumping spiders and spider web tunnels.
Other activities include a petting zoo with goats, which patrons can feed corn. In addition, kids can let loose in the corn pit, which resembles a large sand box with corn kernels replacing sand grains. Kids also can take a lawn mower-led train tour of a hayfield.
Parents can take fall family pictures beside a festive backdrop at the entrance area. Food and refreshments are also available.
Nightmares will come true if the 823rd RED HORSE Squadron has anything to say about it. The Night's of Horror tour will be at Hurlburt Field’s paintball field on the south side of U.S. Highway 98.
The 823rd RED HORSE Squadron’s Nights of Horror will be open Oct. 31 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children.
Destin’s Fear Laboratory is open for business on the Destin harbor.
The annual haunted house, which is being held at the old Shed BBQ and Blues Joint at HarborWalk Village, is a mad scientist's dream — made-up of extreme experiments that have gone badly wrong, quarantine hospital areas and biological hazard areas complete with a dangerous cocktail of noxious gases.
Jaycees haunted house will be open Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. until the last person runs out screaming.
Tickets to the ghoulish haunted house are only $8 and benefit charities like Give-A-Kid-A-Christmas and Thanksgiving Baskets.
Santa Rosa County
Haunted Hayrides through Holland Woods
The Whispering Pines Christmas Tree Farm features haunted hay rides down a dirt road filled with zombies and werewolves Oct. 31. The hay rides include bonfires, outdoor theatre, Wii dancing and a trunk or treat on Halloween day.
SEASIDEHALLOWEEN will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 31. Throughout Seaside, young trick-or-treaters can go door-to-door to get candy from merchants, hop on the haunted hayride, hear spooky stories performed by the Seaside Repertory Theatre, dance to the monster mash and more.
Trick or Treat Street at Baytowne
Trick or treat through the Village streets and visit merchants as they provide you with some of your favorite Halloween treats from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Admission is free. Wednesday Night Concert Series
DJ will play frightening good tunes on the Events Plaza stage from 6-8 p.m. on the Events Plaza Stage. A Kid’s Costume Contest begins at 6 p.m. at Hartell's Village Diner. Winners will be announced at 8 p.m. on the Events Plaza stage. Call 267-8117.