5 Halloween Events Near Marco Island

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The fall weather is settling in. Halloween is around the corner. Pumpkins, scares, and candy are all part of the daily experience. So, what do you do when visiting Marco Island and the surrounding areas?

Few places are better than Marco Island for taking in the warm and pleasant Florida Fall and finding some of the greatest Halloween and fall-inspired events in all the land…

The below events deliver family friendly and adult fun in spades right on or near our gorgeous Marco Island vacation rentals.

Few places are better than Marco Island for taking in the warm and pleasant Florida Fall and finding some of the greatest Halloween and fall-inspired events in all the land.

Marco Island Spooktacular

You will not have to travel far to partake in a grand spectacle of Halloween family-friendly fun. Marco Island has its very own Spooktacular.

You may find it within walking distance of your Marco Island vacation rental. Join in some activities, games, contests, and other classic staples of any Spooktacular a couple days before Halloween, generally from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

The Marco Island Spooktacular is located in Mackle Park at 1361 Andalusia Terrace. Concerned about the cost? The event is entirely FREE for all, including non-residents!

Left Bank Art Festival

Marco Island has plenty going on this fall, and the Left Bank Art Festival is the artistic crowning achievement of the local community. The exceptional art offers a real intimate look at Marco Island’s history and the people that call it home.

The Marco Island Center for the Arts is hosting the event. It’s all happening right on the island at 1010 Winterberry Drive on Marco Island around the 28th or 29th each year.

Boo at the Zoo

Marco Island may be in the most Southern point of the larger Naples area, but it is not a far drive away from the Naples city center, which plays host to an assortment of riveting activities for all ages and adults.

Boo at the Zoo explains itself: zoo animals, family friendly scares and more! The combination makes for one of the most enthralling Halloween events in Naples. The Naples Zoo is rebranding their look for the month of October, and you can join in the fray.

The Boo at the Zoo festivities kick into overdrive on the 3rd weekend in October from 11 am to 4 pm at the Naples Zoo on 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road.

The animals may not be dressed up, but the zoo guides and the many guests will be. It’s a chance to trick-or-treat in a zoo, and if this isn’t a dream of every child in the world, nothing is.

The Ultimate Haunted House

The Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center is delivering their impeccably-designed multi-faceted haunted house adventure for all, once again. It’s a tour-de-force of scares. The intensity is exemplified through one requirement- you need to sign a waiver.

Ages 10 and older are welcomed, but only sure-headed guests should take advantage of the loose age restriction. The Ultimate Haunted House unleashed upon the world Oct 27th to Oct 31st, and it’s one of the most acclaimed haunted houses in Florida. The house runs from 6 pm to midnight.

The haunted house is located a bit outside Marco Island, at the address of 11515 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs.

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The Naples Junior Woman’s Club is bringing out the delightful Trick-or-Trolley event for another go around. The trolley is available on the Saturday before Halloween, but pre-registration is required, and this event is for those who are 21 years of age or older.

The adventure begins at Naples Grande Beach Resort at 475 Seagate Drive in Naples at 7:00 pm and continues on to Whiskey Park. Drinks, smiles, and thrills can be found as you make your way through, up, down, and across the Naples coastline.

All these Marco Island and Naples events create the perfect Halloween with a fall atmosphere for visitors to our acclaimed Marco Island. If you’re staying for longer than a day, consider booking a week at one of our gorgeous Marco Island vacation rentals and make a full fall vacation out of it.