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The Tallahassee Museum is located on Tallahassee's southwest side of town on the shores of beautiful Lake Bradford. Free parking is available.


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Halloween Howl 2017

October 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
Tallahassee Museum
Natasha Hartsfield

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To become a Halloween Howl Volunteer, click here!

Halloween Howl is an event for all ages! The event features hours of  fun activities for children, but the haunted trail has scenes that will scare the socks off older kids and adults!

Wicked fun abounds for the faint of heart and thrill-seekers alike at Tallahassee Museum’s 24th annual Halloween Howl, set for October 27th & 28th from 6-10 p.m. nightly! Prepare for a night filled with fun family-friendly activities, trick-or-treating, both haunted and not-so-spooky trails, carnival games, costume contests, prizes, and more!


Spooky Stage Schedule (Friday MC: Greg Tish/Greg Tish Entertainment     Saturday MC:TBA)

Spooky sounds will echo from the entertainment stage with Ace of Hearts Friday night and Blue Phoenix Band Saturday night! Plus, Sarah McWaters performing kid-friendly music for singing along! The annual costume contest open to all ages offers eerie and cute sights and plentiful prizes, while the Trail Break Café features tasty treats for a delectable dinner or a welcome snack during the event.

6:00          Sarah McWaters: Kid-friendly music for dancing and singing along!

7:15           Pre-K – 2nd Grade Costume Contest: Costumes will be judged on funniest, cutest, & most original.

7:45           Sarah McWaters: Kid-friendly music for dancing and singing along!

8:15            3rd- 6th Grade Costume Contest: Costumes will be judged on funniest, cutest, & most original.

8:30           Ace of Hearts (Friday Night) and Blue Phoenix Band (Saturday Night)

9:00           7th – Adult Costume Contest: Costumes will be judged on funniest, cutest, & most original.

9:15           Ace of Hearts (Friday Night) and Blue Phoenix Band (Saturday Night)







Calling all adults and older kids seeking to be frightened! Venture out in the dark woods of the Haunted Trail where strange creatures and sudden horrors await. Scary clowns, dark passage ways, primitive graveyards, terrifying dolls and more! The Trail opens at 7:15 p.m. when the sun goes down. Click here to visit the Haunted Trail Facebook page!


Tree to Tree Glow Adventure: NEW this year at Halloween Howl: GLOW in the DARK NIGHT FLIGHT! Daring visitors will zip through the trees lit by colored lights and glow accessories during both nights of Halloween Howl!

Tickets to the TREEMendous Adventure children’s course will be DISCOUNTED to ONLY $10 and Canopy Crossing tickets will be DISCOUNTED to ONLY $20 during Halloween Howl event hours! Don’t miss this SPOOKY GLOW in the DARK experience!

*Remember that attire must abide by safety requirements! For more information about Tree to Tree Adventures, click here:


A huge THANK YOU to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor: Tallahassee Democrat



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Tallahassee Museum programs sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.


Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Phone: (850) 575-8684 Info line: (850) 576-1636


9 am – 5 pm: Monday-Saturday
11 am – 5 pm: Sunday

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day and New Year’s Day