Tonight, laugh and scream your way through two parks for a spooky outdoors horror adventure. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale is the ticket to make your skin crawl as ghouls and critters come out in full force. This family-friendly scare fest includes games, haunted carriage rides, howling woods adventures, and food trucks to tame your hunger. Howling Hammock Halloween Adventure is 7 to 11 p.m. at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-564-4521, or visit birchstatepark.com/howling-hammock. Admission is $10 for kids, $15 for adults. Event parking at the Galleria Mall.
Now in its tenth year, Sugar Sand Park presents its latest Shriek Week, a family Halloween affair with more ghost sightings than any sane attendees would know what to do with. Explore the haunted house, dare to trek the haunted trail, and wind down at the birthday party gone wrong at the pavilion of pain. The event also includes black light games and food trucks. Shriek Week is 6 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and again next weekend at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Call 561-347-3900, or visit sugarsandpark.org. Cost is $7; more per additional activities.
Fri., Oct. 18; Sat., Oct. 19, 2013