September 28, 2022

On the Hunt for Halloween Fun

Fall is here! And with it, all the Autumn treats - pumpkins (and pumpkin spiced EVERYTHING), apple picking, sweaters, hayrides, and most importantly, HALLOWEEN!

The time of year where no matter what your age, it is totally acceptable to dress up and play! Are you wondering where to go for Halloween festivities? The wonderful thing about this time of year is that no matter where you go, there is something fun and exciting (and SCARY) to do. Here are just a few Fall activities you can partake in that are close to Dharma’s fully furnished apartments in Miami and Hoboken. Don’t forget to take some awesome Halloween travel photos!
Dharma Novia at Hoboken

At Dharma’s Novia at Hoboken , you are perfectly located to take advantage of all the Halloween fun New York City has to offer. You are just one train, bus, or ferry away from all the excitement of a terrifying immersive performance or a creative and funky parade.
Sleep No More and Halloween Ball

Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More, the immersive theater experience that retells Shakespeare’s Macbeth through the lens of film noir, is already a great year-round event for those who love the macabre, but on Halloween, they have added a ball to round out the night. Audience members can choose their own path by following a specific character from Macbeth through the “McKittrick Hotel”, ensuring a different creepy experience for each person.

If you go on October 28, 29, or 31st, you can end the night at their Halloween Ball. Tickets can be together for both events, you can purchase just the ticket for Sleep No More , or you can purchase a ticket for the just the McKittrick Halloween Ball , which comes with an open bar that is included in the price.

When: October 28, 29, and 31, 2022.
Where: 530 West 27th Street, NY
Cost: Sleep No More tickets start at $138.50 for standard entry
McKittrick’s Halloween Ball ranges from $139.00 for a standard entry
to $304.00 to sit at Maximillian’s Champagne table.

Tickets for both Sleep No More and The Halloween Ball start at 269.00 for standard entry and $488.00 to sit at Maximillian’s Champagne table.
The Village Halloween Parade

There are many ways to join the festivities going on October 31st in Greenwich Village: You can watch the parade as a plain clothed or costumed bystander; you can join the parade for free as long as you are wearing a themed costume; you can buy a ticket to skip the line and sit in the VIP section; or you can buy a ticket to ride on one of the floats. You can even buy a ticket to lead the parade with the parade’s Artistic Director Jeanne Fleming and have a chance of being interviewed on TV.

Not up for walking the whole parade route? You can buy a ticket that will allow you and your costumed friend to ride the parade in a pedicab . This years costume theme is FREEDOM - anything that makes you feel “light, joyous and free”.

When: October 31, 2022. 7:00 PM
Where: The parade starts on Canal and 6th Street in Lower Manhattan
Cost: You can watch or walk in the parade for free (costume required)
VIP Tickets range from $50.00 to $500.00
Dharma at Monte Carlo

Just because Monte Carlo is an oceanfront property doesn’t mean it can’t put on Halloween trappings and get scary. Check out these spooky Halloween events on Miami Beach.
The Horrorland

For five weeks in September and October, Jungle Island is transformed into a Horror Extravaganza , containing over 20 different attractions. One ticket grants you access to the entire walkthrough, which includes eight main haunted attractions, eight scary outdoor zones, bloody carnival games, a horror art exhibition, a fear gift shop, a creepy beer garden, a coffin bar, a macabre food village, and The Vampire Circus. Make sure you can handle all the jump scares - Horrorland does not refund tickets if you get too scared to finish the walkthrough!

When: September 23- October 31, 2022
Where: 1111 Jungle Island Trail, Miami
Cost: The prices go up the closer you get to Halloween, starting at $38.99 in
September and going up to $68.99 on Halloween.When: September 23- October 31, 2022
Where: 1111 Jungle Island Trail, Miami
Cost: The prices go up the closer you get to Halloween, starting at $38.99 in
September and going up to $68.99 on Halloween.
The Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon & Freaky 4-Miler

Put on your scariest costume and best running shoes and join the Halloween Half Marathon Series. Your route starts at South Pointe Park and takes you past beautiful water views for most of your run. If you are not up to the full 13 miles, you can choose to run the Freaky 4-miler instead. Or you can sneak off and escape to Monte Carlo at the half way point, which is only two blocks away. But then you wouldn’t get your Halloween themed medal.

When: October 22, 2022
Where: South Pointe Park, 1 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Cost: The Freaky 4-miler is $35.00 per person for a team of four or more.
(Individuals are $40.00)
The Half-Marathon is $80.00 per person for a team of four or more.
(Individuals are $85.00)
Dharma at Grand Plaza

Coral Gables gives us both the scary and the sublime this Halloween with Carnivals and Symphonies that embrace the Halloween spirit. Both of these events are just a short drive away from our one and two bedroom apartment rentals at Grand Plaza.
The House of Horror Haunted Carnival

There are four haunted encounters to survive in this Halloween experience at the Miami International Mall : The Silent Mall, where Misshhhell awaits to bring her wrath down on whomever disturbs her; Drowntown, where you need to avoid the residents or become one; the Insanitorium where the inmates have taken over; and Scare X Studios, an immersive gaming experience.

When: September 29 - October 31, 2022.
Where: 1625 NW 107th Ave, Doral
Cost: Tickets range from $30.00 - $40.00 depending on the day of the week
Spooky Symphony: A Halloween Extravaganza

If your looking for a little culture with your chills and thrills, you’ve come to the right place. Presented in partnership with Greater Miami Youth Symphony and The Children’s Trust, this concert of “macabre masterpieces” is billed as “a frightful and fantastical kid-friendly, multimedia Halloween spectacular for young audiences.” The costumed musicians will present eerie music from movie favorites. This program is appropriate for the entire family, and all are encouraged to watch the presentation in costume.

When: October 30, 2022. 4:00PM
Where: 2829 Bird Ave., Coconut Grove
Cost: Tickets range from $30.00 - $40.00 depending on the day of the week
Dharma at Red Road Commons

Miami may not technically have a Fall season, but we sure make up for it in spookiness! Here are some family friendly and not-so-family friendly Halloween festivities close to our fully equipped luxury apartments in South Miami that are sure to put a shiver down your spine.
Spooky Wonderland

Interactive quests, Tarot readings, pumpkin carving and a petting zoo - what more can you ask for? Spooky Wonderland is an Alice in Wonderland fair combined with shows, magic, and a carnival! You have seven quests to fulfill from seven characters from the beloved children’s book. Help Alice build a clock for the White Rabbit or join the Mad Hatter for his Tea Party. You can even play a very dangerous card game with the Red Queen. Don’t forget to stop at the pumpkin carving station where you can smash your own pumpkin!

When: September 15-October 30
Thursday - Sunday
Where: Tropical Park, Miami
7900 SW 40th St, Miami, FL 33155
Cost: Tickets range from $29.00 for adults to $169.00 for the VIP for 2
Tickets, which include a VIP lounge, food, drinks, and a fortune teller.
Kids under 3 are free.
Historic Ghost Tour

Combine culture, education, and chills together and you get the Deering Estates Historic Ghost Tour. On the tour, guides will discuss historic events, previous inhabitants, and the paranormal activity that has been reported by visitors and staff. Guests are encouraged to bring any equipment used to record paranormal activity.

When: Sept 15, 29 and October 27, 2022
Where: The Deering Estate
16701 SW 72 Avenue, Palmetto Bay
Cost: $40.00
Sheridan Ocean Club

Broward County is no slouch is the festivities department, as evidenced by these Halloween celebrations for adults and children that are just a few miles from the premium apartment suites at Sheridan Ocean Club .
Hollyweird Halloween

Downtown Hollywood has events for kids and adults all in the same night. From 6:00 - 9:00 PM there will be games, candy and treat stations, and a costume contest. After nine, there will be outdoor bars, live bands, and a costume contest with $10,000.00 in prizes.

When: October 29, 2022. 6:00PM - 2:00AM
Where: Hollywood Blvd, between 19th and 20th Avenue
Cost: Free
Tormented Trails

The Haunt at Tree tops Park is a walk through supernatural experience that takes you through three haunted trails that lead you through the woods. Not sure if your child (or you) are ready to deal with the fright? Don’t worry, there is a “Twilight Experience” that opens while it is still daylight to take some of the terror out for you.

When: Oct 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 30th, & 31st
Where: 3900 SW 100 Avenue, Davie
Cost: Tickets start at $45.00 for general admission and go to $90.00 “RIP”
tickets which allow you to skip lines and includes admission to The
Haunt Official After-Party in Downtown Fort Lauderdale
for the entire month of October.
The Twilight Experience is $15.00
Be sure to go to Dharma Home Suites and make your reservations now , or the scariest thing this October will be the fun you missed out on!