Halloween Hauntings 2012 (UPDATE)

Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 10:29 AM.

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach will host its Sixth Fall Festival and Tram of Terror from 6-10 p.m. Oct 26 and 27. There will be a frightening 20-minute ride for adults and children over 12 for $5 a person. Park entrance fee is waived for this event. Young children will be able to explore Fantasyland, with trick or treating, fun games with prizes, and face painting starting at $1.

Carnival type drinks and food will be available with all proceeds going to The Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Inc. Call 850- 267-8330 for more information.

Spooktacular Halloween

Pompano Joe's Beach Spooktacular will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Events include free sandcastle building competition and free pumpkin carving contest for precarved pumpkins with judging finished by 1 p.m. There will also be free games, free bote board demos. The surf riders foundation will hold a beach clean up after the event. Any child accompanied by an adult will be offered a free food voucher to eat in Pompano Joe's the day of the event.

GulfScarium Splash or Treat Spooktacular

Friendly ghosts and ghouls will take over the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park on Okaloosa Island from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Events include trick-or-treating, a costume parade and contest, and free face painting. Free admission for kids 12 and under who are in costume.

Animal shows throughout the day along with arts and crafts make a fun-filled day.

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