LIST: Spooky and Not-So-Spooky Halloween Fun

*NOTE: This list only contains events. It does not include general trick-or-treating, which is not typically an organized event in most cities. 

BILOXI

Free Halloween Spectacular for senior citizens ages 55+, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, at Biloxi Civic Center. The theme is “It’s Good to be Bad: Starring the Disney Villains.” There will be stage performances, vendor booths, music, door prizes, a costume contest and more. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Call 228-392-9988 for more information.

Special Needs Halloween Costume Ball, Friday, Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m. Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center, 2520 Pass Road. Free city event, open to all ages with physical and mental disabilities. Details: 228-388-7170.

Halloween Party Boos Cruise with Ship Island Excursion, Saturday, Oct. 25, Halloween Party Boos Cruise with prizes for best costume, 7-9 p.m., boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. Leaves from Margaritaville Resort boat dock, 195 Beach Blvd. For tickets, call 228-864-1014 or visit msshipisland.com.

Our Lady of Fatima Halloween Carnival, Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the elementary school, located at 320 Jim Money Road in Biloxi. This event includes inflatables, games, food. live music, talent show, costume contest, face painting and more. Bring the family for a spooktacular day.

Kroctober Fest! Thursday, Oct. 31, 5:30-8 p.m., The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 575 Division St. Costume contest (all ages welcome, NO adult masks), and food for purchase. Free admission. Details: 228-207-1218.

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Biloxi Little Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 7:30-11 p.m. The annual viewing of the cult classic film features a professional shadow cast in front of the movie screen for an interactive event not to be missed! Admission is $15, adults 18 and older only. This event is R rated. Doors open at 7:30PM, show at 9PM. Full audience participation and use of props is completely encouraged, however, no outside props will be allowed. Prop kits will be sold for $5 at the theatre. Wear your Halloween costume! Our costume contest will include prizes for Judges’ Favorite and for the best RHPS inspired costume!


OCEAN SPRINGS

Trunk or treat at Christus Victor Lutheran Church in Ocean Springs on Sunday, Oct. 27, at the church, beginning at 3 p.m. in the church’s parking lot.


GAUTIER

Special Needs Halloween Dance and Social, Saturday, Oct. 26, 5-8 p.m., at Gautier Convention Center,

hosted by South Mississippi Special Needs Organization

Halloween Under the Oaks at Shepard State Park in Gautier, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. Enjoy free hay rides, Halloween treats, and cake walks from 6-7 p.m., followed by a Halloween movie double feature of the movie “Monster House” at 7 p.m. and “Us” at 9 p.m.

MGCCC’s 7th Annual Fall Festival, 5-8 p.m. on the Jackson County college campus. Free admission and open to the public. Enjoy trunk or treat, children’s games and activities, arts and crafts, face painting, children’s train, a Snaparazzi selfie station, a dance party, and more. Concessions will be sold (cash only).

“Escape from Dr. Frankenstein’s Lab” escape room at Gautier Public Library, Monday, October 28 through Thursday, October 31, from 4-6 p.m., in the meeting room. Get ready for frightfully fun and free entertainment. Gautier Public Library’s first escape room challenge celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein during Halloween. Escape the Lab as a member of Dr. Frankenstein’s team of lab assistants. For months lab assistants have been working hard to assemble his creature. Find the last three body parts and get them to the top of the castle where lightning will strike and bring the creature to life. Work in teams and figure out how to unlock the door. Meet Dr. Frankenstein before lightning strikes. Time slots are first come, first served and will fill quickly. Registration is suggested by calling 228-497-4531.


PASCAGOULA

13th Annual Historic Cemetery Tour “The Colonial Period through the American Revolution” at Krebs Cemetery, Thursday, October 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Watch Pascagoula and Jackson County’s history come alive as characters tell stories of the Colonial Period through the American Revolution. Tour the award winning LaPointe Krebs Museum and grounds while you’re there. FREE admission. Donations are accepted.

“Hocus Pocus” Movie Night at the Pascagoula Recreation Center, (MOVED TO TUESDAY DUE TO WEATHER) Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 6:15 p.m. It is free admission and open to the public. The movie is rated PG. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes.

Halloween Family Fun Fest at Pascagoula Public Library, Saturday, October 26, at 2 p.m. in the children’s department on the second floor. Families are invited to join us as we celebrate Halloween. Come dressed in costume and compete in our costume contest. Enjoy stories, crafts, games, and snacks in the children’s department upstairs. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Pascagoula Public Library. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call the library at 769-3060 or visit 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

2nd Annual ‘Goula Witches Ride, Saturday, October 26 from 2-8:00 p.m. Ride begins at 5:00 p.m. Goula Witches ride is a charity bike ride along Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula. The ride raises funds for Educational Tours for middle school and high school students in the Gulf Coast area. So, grab your broom – a.k.a. bike, golf cart, or motorcycle – and decorate to your taste!

Day of the Dead Rock Painting at Pascagoula Public Library, Tuesday, October 29, from 5:30-7 p.m. Many have heard of the craze of decorating rocks. Paint colorful Day of the Dead theme rocks or whatever you want to celebrate the season. All materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Afterwards, either hide your rock for others to find or take yours home as a decoration or gift. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Please sign up at the circulation desk. For more information, call 228-769-3060.


MOSS POINT/HURLEY

Halloween movie at East Central Public Library, Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m., in the meeting room. Family, friends and children will enjoy a Halloween themed movie rated TV-G. Refreshments and other snacks will be provided by the Friends of the East Central Library. For more information, call the library at 228-588-6263 or visit at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

Haunt the Library for Halloween at East Central Public Library, Thursday, October 31, from 2-5:30 p.m. Dress up in your favorite costume and strike a creepy, silly, or funny pose at the photo booth.  Enter the Costume Contest and enjoy spooky snacks and more. Families and patrons of all ages are invited to Haunt the Library and come for a fun celebration.  Adults and kids can Trick or Treat at the front desk for candy and prizes. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the East Central Library. For more information, call the library at 588-6263 or visit at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

Fall Festival hosted by Temple Baptist Church, Sunday, Oct. 29, 5-8 p.m., at Rainbow Skate Center on Hwy. 63 in Moss Point. Free carnival-style event for children of all ages. Will include roller skating, obstacle courses, bounce houses, candy and more. This year’s theme is “Heroes” so come dressed as your favorite rescue hero.

Trail of Terror in Hurley, open from 6:30-11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Nov. 2, located at 3200 Payne Road.


LUCEDALE

Children’s Halloween Crafts at the Lucedale-George County Public Library, Saturday, October 26, at noon, in the meeting room. All kids, kindergarten through fifth grade, are invited to make a Halloween craft to make and take home. Have fun during this free craft program. Supplies will be provided by the Friends of the Lucedale/George County Public Library. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to sign up, call 601-947-2123 or visit the library at 507 Oak Street across from City Park.

Annual Fall Festival at Lucedale/George County Public Library, Thursday, October 31, 5-6:30 p.m. Families who want a safe place to take your kids for a night of fun should attend the Fall Festival in the meeting room. This event is for all ages for all types of games and enter to win prizes.  Kids can dress up for the Costume Contest. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Lucedale-George County Public Library. For more information, call 947-2123 or visit the library at 507 Oak Street across from City Park.

Field of Fright, Haunted Hayride at Seward Farms in Lucedale, Saturday, Oct. 26 beginning at dusk. Get spooked as you walk through a haunted maze. Jump aboard the Haunted Hayride, which takes you on a 20 minute ride into the darkness of the unknown, and also wander into the “Field of Fright” where you will enter into a new experience of “FEAR” as you walk into the dark corners of the cornfield. Regular corn maze is not haunted. Trick or treat from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with your favorite cartoon characters.


ST. MARTIN

Franken-toys craft event for kids at St. Martin Public Library, Tuesday, October 29, from 4-6 p.m., in the meeting room. Children can let their inner Frankenstein loose and create a “Frankentoy” like Sid from Toy Story.  Use old toy parts to remake something new and let your creativity shine.  A variety of toys will be available for disassembling and recreating into original creations. Supplies and snacks provided. the library for more information at 228-392-3250.


VANCLEAVE

Halloween Fun Fest at Vancleave Public Library, Thursday, October 31, from 2-5 p.m., in the meeting room.  All creatures, good and evil may join us for Halloween fun in your favorite costume with your friends.  Enjoy carnival games, crafts, treats, and more. Dare to walk through the library forest after dark.  Get your “ghoul on” and enter the costume contest. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 826-5857 or visit the library at 12604 Highway 57.


GULFPORT

Halloween Spectacular and Parents’ Night Out, Saturday, Oct. 26, 6-11 p.m., at Gulfport Little Theatre, located at 2600 13th Ave. in Gulfport. Kids ages 6-12 can enjoy fun-filled evening with costume contests, pumpkin painting, ghoulish treats and more. Pre-registration is highly recommended due to limited availability.

3rd Annual Trunk or Treat, Saturday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m., at 14th Street and Fishbone Alley in Downtown Gulfport. This free event features games and face painting, music by DJ Drake, a Monster March Parade all followed by more fun & games at Tony’s Brick Oven Pizza starting at 4pm. Dress up for a chance to win the Lil’ Monsters Costume Contest.

Boo Bash at Gulfport Sportsplex, Saturday, Oct. 26, 6-9 p.m. Come out for a night full of games, treats, and enjoyable walk-through mazes. The family fun event includes games for ages 4-12. This a free event for anyone in the community to attend. For more info, contact 228-868-5881.

Halloween Fun Festival at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Sunday, Oct. 27, noon to 3 p.m. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume for family fun that includes trick-or-treating, games, face painting and so much more! Concessions will be sold. Free to members. Non-members admission is $6. Children under the age of one get in free.

Halloween at the Fairgrounds at Harrison County Fairgrounds, Oct. 30 through Nov. 2, from 6-9 p.m. The popular Haunted Barn will be open along with a children’s costume contest on October 31st (**DATE CHANGED DUE TO RAIN) and our famous countywide Trunk-or-Treat. Come join thousands from across the Gulf Coast during Halloween for more new and improved chills & thrills.

Terror on the Coast, happening every Friday and Saturday through Oct. 31 from 7-11 p.m., located at 3420 Giles Road, Gulfport. Check out what everyone has been screaming about! Tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for VIP tickets to skip the line. Doors open at 7pm and close at 11pm.


HANCOCK COUNTY

Halloween at McLeod Park, Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2-10 p.m. at McLeod Park in the Kiln. Trick-or-treat from camp spot to camp spot. Fun for the whole family.

Halloween Safety and Costume Party, at Bay St. Louis Public Library, Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6-7 p.m. Join us in your Halloween costume. Enjoy a spooky story, snacks, and great safety tips from a Hancock County Sheriff’s Department deputy! Brought to you in partnership with Coast Electric Power Association. Prizes awarded to the best costumes.

Halloween Bash on Coleman Avenue on Wednesday, October 31, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. There will be tricks, treats, face painting, a haunted house and many other surprises! This is a family-friendly event that children of all ages will enjoy. To make this an even better event, residents and businesses are invited to set up on Coleman Avenue and hand out candy.


D’IBERVILLE

D’Iberville Trunk or Treat from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, at Bobby Eleuterius Sports Complex located behind the D’Iberville Elementary School.


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