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Halloween Activities for Kids in Winter Haven, Florida

Cheap Halloween Events in Winter Haven, FL

With Halloween just a little over a week away, the holiday celebrations here in Winter Haven are kicking off! Families are getting out to enjoy the spooky season with a variety of Halloween activities. However, not all activities or events are free. If you are on a budget, then you will want to check out these ideas for free Halloween events in Winter Haven!

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Spooktactular Ski Show

Hosted by the Cypress Gardens Ski Team, a Halloween-themed ski show is free for the public to spectate on October 26! The event will kick off with a costume contest for kids 16 and younger at 6:30. Following the contest, the team will perform a spooky ski show right on the lake. Concessions will be available for those that get hungry or thirsty throughout the show. Those that participate should bring blankets or chairs for seating. To learn more about the event and the Cypress Gardens Ski Team, visit the team’s website here.

Trot or TreatHappy family sitting in the grass while dressed in Halloween costumes

Do you love horses? Stop by Hope Equine Rescue to see Halloween decorated horse stalls and the horses that live there! Admittance is $1 a person to fund the care of the horses at the site. You will then be able to view each individual stall and its decorations. Judges will be deciding winners, but if you would also like to judge, you can donate money to the bucket in front of your favorite stall. The stall with the most cash at the end of the event will be the winner. Don’t forget to dress up in your favorite Halloween costume, as volunteers will be giving out surprises to those with the best costumes! Trot or Treat will be held on October 26 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For more information, visit the event listing on Facebook here.

Trunk or Treat

Looking for some quality time with the kids? Take them out for trunk or treating at Saint Matthew Catholic Church! Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and stop by to collect candy, play games, and check out the decorated trunks that will be on display. The event is on October 30 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. For more details, visit the event’s Facebook page here.