This year’s fall schedule of events is stuffed fuller than a trick-or-treat bag on Halloween night.
Whether you like Halloween scary or sweet, there are plenty of ways to celebrate fall in South Mississippi and the party’s already started.
Many of the pumpkin patches and fall attractions on the Coast accept only cash, so be prepared.
Here’s a lineup of fall and Halloween events on the Coast:
▪ Friday & Saturday plus Oct. 30-31 — Terror on The Coast, a haunted house experience in a huge movie prop warehouse at 3420 Giles Road in Gulfport. The Coast’s largest haunted house plus character photos, DJ, refreshments. Tickets are $20, or VIP tickets to skip the line are $30.
▪ Through Oct. 31 — or until pumpkins are gone. Biloxi Pumpkin Patch at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 1904 Popp’s Ferry Road, Biloxi. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays noon-6 p.m.
▪ Sept. 28-Nov. 2 — Seward Farms Halloween, Tanner Williams Road, Lucedale. Open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays. Corn maze, pig races, funny farm golf, hayrides and cow train, jumping pillow, tube slide, corn cannon, pony rides, farm animals, goat walk. Field of Fright and Haunted Hayride open Oct. 12, 19 and 26 at dusk. Admission is cash only and is $13-$15. Trick or treat day is Oct. 26. 228-641-3936
▪ Sept. 28-Nov. 3 — Pumpkin Patch & Maze at 115 B&W Road, Wiggins. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $9 for ages 3 and up and includes maze, hayride to pumpkin patch, animal barnyard, farm playground, unlimited rides on cow train, corn box. Outdoor movie and flashlight maze is $5 for ages 3 and up from 7-10 p.m. Saturdays. General store and concessions.
▪ Sept. 28-Oct. 26 — Southern Promiseland Farm, 1212 Raygan Land, Kiln. 10-acre corn maze, roping arena, cow milking simulation, hayrides, farm animals, concession, play and picnic area, pumpkin patch, grass maze, cow trains, farm scene investigation. Open 6-9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Cash admission: $7 ages 3-11, $8 ages 12 and up, under 2 free with paying adult. No smoking or masks allowed in maze. No pets. 228-255-4866
▪ Saturdays in October — Pumpkin Patch Party at By the Slice Cafe, Coffee House & Catering, 14086 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Indoor pumpkin patch with pumpkin painting and carving, face painting, photo booth and all day showings of “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.”
▪ Saturdays & Sundays in October — Pumpkin Patch at Farmer Brown’s Southern Farm, 19162 Borzik Road, Saucier. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. A real pumpkin patch with pasture animals on an 11-acre working farm. $10 admission for ages 2 and up includes tractor hay rides, all activities and your pumpkin. 228-364-2534
▪ Oct. 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1 — A&W Christmas Tree Farm & Pumpkin Patch, 13001 Forts Lake Road, Moss Point. Train ride to pumpkin field, slide, sandbox, hoop game. Dogs allowed on leashes. No entry fee. Train ride $2 each except babies. 251-751-2596
▪ Oct. 12-31 — Pumpkin Patch at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 2755 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
▪ Oct. 12-13, 19-20, 26 — Middleton Farms Pumpkin Patch and Hayride, 21500 Otis Cooper Road, Moss Point. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour the garden of gourds and pumpkin patch plus hayride, pony rides, petting animals, food and vendors. $8
▪ Oct. 12-19 — Pumpkin Patch Critter Farm & BBQ. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Pumpkin patch farm at 19162 Borzik Road, Saucier. Admission is $10 cash for 2 years and older and includes BBQ plate, popcorn for feeding farm critters and hayrides. 228-365-2789
▪ Oct. 11 — Halloween in Woolmarket, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Woolmarket School grounds, 12513 John Lee Road. For ages 11 and younger. Costume contest, games, inflatables and contests. Free admission. Food available. 228-388-7170
▪ Oct. 12 — Great Halloween Costume Swap from 10 a.m.-noon at Gautier Library, 2100 Library Land. Bring children’s Halloween costume to the library from Oct. 5-11 to get credit for the swap day. For every item you bring, you’ll get a ticket to use for a swap. 228-497-4531
▪ Oct. 15 — Halloween Cookie Decorating at Pascagoula Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. 3:30-7 p.m. All materials will be provided. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Register at 228-769-3060
▪ Oct. 18 — Halloween at Hiller Park, 1940 Edgers Road, Biloxi. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free city event for ages 11 and younger with candy and activities at Barbara Ferrill Softball Fields.
▪ Oct. 19 — Halloween Extravaganza 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Infinity Science Center at Interstate 10 Exit 2 near Bay St. Louis. Wear costumes and explore spooky science stations and experiments. Prizes and candy. Admission is $18 for adults and $11 for children age 4-13 for non-members and half price for members.
▪ Oct. 19 — Fall Fun and Games Party, 1 to 3 p.m. at Gautier Library, 2100 Library Lane. Carnival games, crafts, prizes, refreshments. Costumes encouraged but not required. 228-497-4531.
▪ Oct 19 — St. Clare Fall Festival, St. Clare Catholic Church, 236 South Beach Blvd., Waveland. Games, hayrides, obstacle course, pumpkin decorating contest, craft vendors. Entertainment noon-10 pm. Oysters, barbecue and home cooking by St. Clare cooks.
▪ Oct. 19 — Moonlight Masquerade to benefit the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence 6-10 p.m. at White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge, 1696 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Halloween gala with food, craft cocktails, entertainment, costume contest, silent auction, Tarot card readings. Tickets are $50.
▪ Oct. 19 — Fin-Tastic Boo Fest at Ocean Adventures Marine Park, 10801 Dolphin Lane, Gulfport. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Family fun with Trick-or-Treat Lane, hay ride, dance party, games. Includes admission to the park and dolphin and sea lion shows. $20 per person, $15 for annual pass members.
▪ Oct 21 — Ghoul’s Night Out at Pascagoula Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. 5:30-7 p.m. Make a Day of the Dead-themed bracelet. All materials will be provided. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Register at 228-769-3060
▪ Oct. 23 — Paranormal Gumbo: Day of the Dead Podcast at the Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., at 6 p.m. Ghost stories and podcast. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Register at 228-769-3060
▪ Oct. 24 — Halloween Spectacular for Seniors, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave. Lunch served at 11 a.m. 228-392-9988
▪ Free Fall-oween 3-5 p.m., in the meeting room. at St. Martin Public Library, 15004 Lemoyne Blvd. Kids will decorate treat bags, play games and make treats. Costumes welcome, but not required. 228-392-3250.
▪ Oct. 25 — Special Needs Halloween Costume Ball at Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Biloxi. Free city event from 6-9 p.m., open to all ages with physical and mental disabilities. 228-388-7170
▪ Oct. 25 — CASA–tume to benefit CASA of Harrison County. 7 p.m. at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi. Costume contest, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, silent auction, live auction, music by Miles Sharp Band. 228-865-7078
▪ Oct. 26 — Trunk or Treat in downtown Gulfport at 14th St. and 27th Ave. at 1 p.m. Presented by Gulfport Main Street.
▪ Oct. 26 — Boo Bash at Gulfport Sportsplex soccer fields. 6-9 p.m. Free event with 20 game games, handouts, trunk or treat. 228-868-5881
▪ Oct. 26 — Prop Stop Halloween Party, 9 p.m. at Orangutangs Prop Stop, 12097 Lorraine Rd, Biloxi. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. And costume contest at 11 p.m.
▪ Oct. 26 — Halloween Party at Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino Biloxi. 10 p.m. costume contest for best individual costume, best group costume and crowd favorite with cash prizes. Admission is $15 for guys and $10 for ladies. No masks or excessive face painting allowed.
▪ Oct. 27 — Halloween Fun Festival at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Avenue, Gulfport. Noon-3 p.m. Come in costume for trick-or-treating, games and face painting. Concessions available. Free for members and $6 for non-members. 228-897-6039
▪ Oct. 30 — Boo on the Rue at Rue Magnolia, downtown Biloxi. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free admission. Costume contest, chili cook-off by area businesses. 228-435-6149
▪ Oct. 30-Nov. 2 — Halloween at the Fairgrounds. 6 p.m. at Harrison County Fairgrounds, 15321 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Haunted barn, costume contest. Trunk-or-Treat on Wednesday. Free refreshments.
▪ Oct. 31 — Trick or Treat Down the Street in Ocean Springs, with downtown businesses passing out candy to kids at 5 p.m. It is followed by Witches Ride, a bicycle ride through the downtown area from 5-6 p.m. Theatre tudents from Ocean Springs High School will perform “thriller’ dances throughout the evening. Trick or treat from 6-8 p.m.
▪ Oct. 31 — D’Iberville Trunk or Treat 5:30-7:30 p.m. At Bobby Eleuterius Recreational Field, Brodie Road, D’Iberville. Also Haunted House of Pain is open Oct. 26, 30, 31. Admission is a canned good. 228-343-1246
▪ Oct. 31 — Kroctoberfest, 5:30-8 p.m. at The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 575 Division St., Biloxi. Costume contest for all ages; no adult masks. Food for purchase. Free admission. 228-207-1218
▪ Oct. 31 – Mermaids Revenge Halloween Party 9 p.m. at The Mermaid Dive Bar, 709 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Cash prizes for best costume, best mermaid and best couple.
▪ Oct. 31 — Free “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at Hard Rock Casino. Free. 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. All seating will be first come first served. The audience can bring props but they can’t resemble weapons and can’t be thrown at the screen. Costumes are allowed but no masks or excessive face painting. 228-374-7625
▪ Oct. 19 — Historic Griffin Cemetery Tour on west end of Dantzler Street, Moss Point. Free parking on the right of gate. Tours every half hour from 9-11:30 a.m. in groups of 10-15 people. Golf carts available for those who need assistance. Donations appreciated. 228- 18-5239
▪ Oct. 20 & 22 — Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour, U.S. 90 and 1166 Irish Hill Drive, Biloxi. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 20 and the same program 5-7 p.m. Oct. 22. This year’s theme is Biloxi’s Colorful Past and there will be eight re-enactments and two story-tellings, with Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich among the storytellers. Presentations will include raids on Blind Tigers, schooners used for smuggling alcohol and betting on schooner races, tales from Biloxi’s red light district and early gambling and tourism. Free admission and refreshments. Donations appreciated. Sneak peek at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at The Slavonian Lodge, 159 Maple St., Biloxi. 228-435-6339
▪ Oct. 24 — Historic Krebs Cemetery Tour, 4602 Fort St., Pascagola. 5-7 p.m. The city’s history comes alive with this year’s theme of “The Colonial Period through the American Revolution.” Also tours of the famous La Pointe Krebs home, the oldest standing structure between the Rocky and Appalachian Mountains. Donations welcome. 228-219-1114
▪ Oct. 31 — Cedar Rest Cemetery Tour , 200 S. Second Street, Bay St. Louis, at sunset on Halloween. 5:30-7:30p.m. Members in period dress portray citizens buried at Cedar Rest. Hot dogs, chili dogs, homemade cookies and punch available and candy for the kids. Donations welcome. 228-467-4090
▪ Nov. 8-9 — Live Oak Cemetery Tour. Church Street, across from Trinity Episcopal Church, Pass Christian. 5-7 p.m. Live enactment in by Pass Christian School District students in period dress. Cookies, coffee and hot chocolate for all .Donations welcome. 228-223-5479
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