Fun In The Gables This Weekend, Plenty Of Great Options!

Ariel Fernandez

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Coral Gables is the place to be this weekend! Its Halloween weekend and fall weather will be in the air. There are numerous great events to enjoy in the City of Coral Gables. From the new harvest market to a day of the dead celebration to pumpkin carving or simply trick or treating, there is plenty to do.

SATURDAY

New Harvest Market in North Gables

Saturday, October 30 – 9:00AM TO 2:00PM

Visit the new North Gables Harvest Market every Saturday through Dec. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (except for Nov. 27). The market will be at 140 Minorca Ave., between Ponce de Leon Blvd. and Galiano St. (in front of Coral Gables Preparatory School). This free, family-friendly event will feature locally grown produce, artisan foods, local Gables’ restaurant delights, handmade arts and crafts, specialty products and more. There will be music and kids activities as well as alfresco dining. 

For additional informational, contact [email protected] or call 305-460-5600. 


Halloween on the Mile

Saturday, October 30 – 12:00PM to 8:00PM

Halloween on the Mile is back! Enjoy this family-friendly event on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 12 to 8 p.m. for a day full of spooky surprises. Trick-or-treating begins at 3 p.m. Enjoy live performances, stories, games, selfie stations and more. Look out for the black and orange balloons to locate candy stations. 


Celebrate el Dia de los Muertos

Saturday, October 30 – 4:00PM TO 8:00PM

The Consulate General of Mexico in Miami, the City of Coral Gables and VisitMexico present the renowned Day of the Dead event this Saturday, Oct. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Giralda Plaza and Merrick Way. This yearly celebration is a Mexican tradition of pre-Hispanic origin. The Coral Gables celebration will feature an appearance by actor Luis Angel Jaramillo, from the movie “Coco,” performances by Mariachis Mi México, as well as by dance groups Ameyal and Ballet Folclórico Azteca, and singer Kika Pulido.


Nightmare at 405 Haunted House

Saturday, October 30 – 6:30PM to 9:30PM

Have a scary adventure the whole family will enjoy as you explore the War Memorial Youth Center’s haunted house this Saturday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Get your tickets online at Playgables.com.

SUNDAY

Halloween on Santa Maria and Halloween in Cocoplum Are Back

Sunday, October 31 – Evening

The popular Halloween on Santa Maria Street is back, as is Halloween in Cocoplum. Both events were shut down last year due to COVID-19, but residents of Santa Maria and of Cocoplum are ready for your young trick or treaters again this year. Santa Maria Street runs from Blue Road to Bird Road.


A Bootanical Halloween

Sunday, October 31 – 5:00PM to 9:00PM

October 31st from 5:00PM to 9:00PM, Fairchild Tropical and Botanical Garden is stirring up spirits in the garden this Halloween! Gather up your goblins and join us (costumes encouraged) for a creepy evening of tricks and treats including: 

  • Haunted Trick-Or-Treat Path & Spirit Walk
  • Jack-o-Lantern Decorating
  • Spooky Storytime
  • After Dark Haunted Birdhouse Hunt
  • Costume Contest
  • Zombie DJ
  • Candied & Caramel Apples
  • Food Truck Delights
  • Seasonal Craft Cocktails
  • Monster Mixology (21+)

Ticket Rates
Member Adult $19.95
Member Senior $12.95
Member Child (3-10 yr) $9.95
Member 2 & Younger Free
Non-Member Adult $24.95
Non-Member Senior $17.95
Non-Member Child (3-10 yr) $14.95
Non-Member 2 & Younger Free

Click here to purchase tickets.


Pumpkin Float at the Venetian Pool 

Sunday, October 31 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Join us on Halloween night from 6 to 8 p.m. as we light up the dark waters of the historic Venetian Pool as you watch your spook-tacularly carved pumpkins float!

Family pod tickets of four will be sold online at Playgables.com. Tickets include pumpkin, carving tools, treats, and a trick-or-treat zone for kids. And don’t forget to dress-up as a family for a chance to win the most creative and spooky costume in town. 

For additional informational, contact [email protected] or call 305-460-5600. 

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