Wondering how to celebrate your Halloween in Miami? We’ve put together a list of festivities for you to get your ghoul and goblin on in Miami. The city’s best Halloween events are going down at some of the best restaurants and bars in Miami. Start making a plan for the spookiest night of the year, plus the slew of other fun events leading up to the big day.
Chotto Matte Iconic ‘Day Of The Dead’ Fiestivities For 2021
The brink of the Fall season ushers in a wave of chilling energy, and Chotto Matte is ready to heat things up! This October, the magical culinary concept of Chotto Matte will pay tribute to its South American roots and honor the traditional celebration of The Day of the Dead (“Dia De Los Muertos”). On Saturday, October 30th, Chotto Matte’s main event will feature the energetic commemoration of the beautiful afterlife, offering diners a robust array of eye-catching entertainment, stimulating Latin beats, and enchanting dishes and cocktails featuring Código 1530 — a premium and authentically distilled tequila brand hailing from Mexico.
Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
On Saturday, October 30th from 9PM till late, at both Bodega South Beach (1220 16th St) and Bodega Fort Lauderdale (21 Las Olas Blvd) locations, guests will experience Bodega in Euphoria. We’re talking endless tequila and late-night debauchery. Admission is complimentary before 9PM when guests RSVP through BodegaHalloween.com. VIP table reservations can also be made at BodegaHalloween.com.
On Sunday, October 31st, at Sweet Liberty Drinks and Supply Co. (237-B 20th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139) guests can catch adored Key-West band, The Swayzees’ live performance at 9PM and Halloween themed cocktails including The Joan Jett made with espolon blanco tequila, grand marnier, vanilla, fresh lime, fall spices, nutmeg salt, The Jimi Hendrix made with montelobos mezcal, banana, coconut, cold brew, chocolate bitters, vanilla cream, The Iggy Pop made with espolon blanco, ancho reyes, green apple, normandy apple cider, cinnamon and the Tina Turner made with montelobos mezcal, campari, cinzano rosso, grand marnier, cacao, orange bitters avaibale all weekend.
Halloween Event – MILA’s Second Annual Gypsy Souls
MILA Restaurant will be a hosting its second annual “Gypsy Souls” event on Sunday, October 31 from 6 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. The restaurant will be decked out in the Bohemian-chic theme and filled with a spooky ambiance and special effects with a smoke machine. For those looking to get festival, MILA will have face painters onsite from 7 – 10 p.m. and staff will join in spirit with special makeup. During the event, guests are invited to dress up in the theme and transcend to Tulum or Coachella without having to book a ticket. What’s the format? It will be a multisensory experience with a seated dinner (a la carte), a theatrical mixology experience, a special curated Mykonos-inspired playlist, elite performances by fire dancers, and models dressed in the theme to transform the space.
Halloween Dish Special – King Crab Escabeche
For those foodies looking to celebrate Halloween, MILA Restaurant will be offering a specialty of the day “King Crab Escabeche.” The star-studded culinary team will lightly fry the crab meat and then serve it with MILA’s signature Mojo Rojo sauce. Taking diners on a culinary “MediterrAsian” journey, the dish will also feature Nambanzuke (a Japanese style vinegar sauce), pickled vegetables, finished with dressed pea tendrils. Izak Spice are added to round out the MILA flavor profile and the dish is ready to enjoy. King Crab Escabeche will be a verbal special for brunch and dinner.
Halloween Cocktail – The Haunted
MILA Restaurant is delivering on flavor and effects this Halloween with “The Haunted” cocktail ($25), available during dinner or brunch services. The cocktail will feature a sour and sweet flavor with tequila cimarron, blood orange, cherry heering, dry vermouth, port and charcoal. For those looking to snap a spooky alcoholic drink on their Instagram, the black cocktail will be served on the rock over a king cube and placed in a ceramic bowl with dry ice for special spooky effects.
Halloween at Layla Miami Beach
Experience Halloween at Layla in partnership with CADA Culture. Start the night with dinner along the canal followed by drinks and a DJ set on the rooftop until midnight. The perfect rendezvous before the late night parties.
Book a table for dinner directly via OpenTable. To join for drinks on the rooftop, simply RSVP on Eventbrite. Costumes encouraged. Free event on October 30.
Hallowyn Block Party
Wynwood’s Annual Halloween Event Returns with Live Music, Craft Cocktails and More. In the heart of Wynwood, HalloWYN returns with Miami’s biggest Halloween block party for two days only on Saturday, October 30 and Sunday, October 31. Wynwood Marketplace will ignite the night with food, entertainment and fun for all ages.
As Wynwood transforms into a spooky party, guests will enjoy live music from some of Miami’s best DJs, craft cocktails, a costume contest, Instagrammable photo booths, themed activations and more. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://www.
WHEN: Saturday, October 30 – Sunday, October 31, 2021 12PM – 3AM daily
WHERE: Wynwood Marketplace
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos on Friday, October 29th at Cantina Beach, the casual Mexican restaurant located at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. From 5PM – 11PM guests can enjoy a Mexican-Inspired Street Festival with $10 margaritas, $10 Mexican beers, $10 tacos, live music, face painting and more. The enchantment of Cantina doesn’t end with the food and cocktails, the décor is just as charming. The restaurant has a thatched palapa roof built by the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians, tiki torches and a fire pit, all nestled nicely by the ocean. Cantina Beach is located poolside at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami at 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne, FL. Valet parking validation available. Telephone: (305) 365-4500.
Cervecería La Tropical
Cervecería La Tropical will be hosting a Halloween party to remember on Saturday, October 30 beginning at 10PM. Themed “A Night in Havana,” Cuba’s oldest brewery will be the comeback venue for the popular 80s band SECRET SOCIETY. Guests are encouraged to dress up in their best costumes and come out to enjoy La Tropical’s brews and Latin-Caribbean bites while listening to the legends of freestyle perform live for the first time in 25 years. At midnight, SECRET SOCIETY will greet Halloween by dropping a brand new single. Tickets for the event are priced at $60 per person and can be purchased HERE. Cervecería La Tropical is located at 42 NE 25th Street in Wynwood. www.cervecerialatropical.com
Chef Michael Beltran’s newly reopened Cuban diner is offering guests spooktacular treats made by pastry guru Chef Devin Braddock. Available to-go only on Friday, October 29 – Sunday, October 31st, festive treats include bone merenguitos in a cellophane bag; smoked twix; pumpkin spice alfajores; blood orange macarons; salted caramel apple cake; and jello-like dirt cup with gummy worms. Pastelito Papi will be bringing back the popular pumpkin & cheese pastelitos, and in true Miami Fall fashion, a pumpkin spice cortadito will be available through the holiday season. Chug’s is located in the heart of Coconut Grove at 3444 Main Highway. Seven days a week, hours of operation are as follows: breakfast 8AM-5PM; Lunch 11AM-5PM; dinner Sunday-Thursday 5PM-10PM, Friday & Saturday 5PM-11PM. Late-night bar hours: Sunday-Thursday until Midnight, Friday & Saturday until 2AM. Happy Hour is offered at the bar Monday-Friday from 6PM-7PM. Telephone: (786) 353-2940; www.chugsdiner.com
Corsair Kitchen & Bar
Corsair Kitchen & Bar at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa will be hosting a special Halloween themed version of its highly popular Sunday brunch. With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating available, The 52 by Corsair features a weekly rotation of cooked-to-order brunch classics making it possible to enjoy something different each visit. For Halloween, the restaurant will be serving up a spooky selection of brunch plates and libations. Some of the special dishes include Red Velvet French Toast, Blood Sausage Eggs Benedict and Pumpkin Mac N Cheese. Priced at $52 per person, brunch includes Endless Mimosas and a Bloody Mary cart that would make Dracula proud. Supplements are available including Sparkling Rosé for an additional $10 or Taittinger Champagne for an additional $25. Brunch is offered every Sunday from 11:30AM until 3PM. Corsair Kitchen & Bar is located at 19999 West Country Club Drive in Aventura. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made on OpenTable. Telephone: 786-279-6800. www.jwturnberry.com.
Prepare for Halloween festivities and get into the spooky spirit as InterContinental Miami hosts Spooktacular Yoga, a unique yoga flow experience led by Papa Guru Nicolay Del Salto (@Papa_Guru) on the hotel’s SkyLawn, the spacious, outdoor green space located on the 5th floor pool deck. On Saturday, October 30 from 9:30AM to 11:30AM, attendees will enjoy an open-air, one-of-a-kind yoga flow class guided by Nicolay featuring Halloween themed poses such as half moon, black cat, crow, werewolf, walking dead and corpse pose. The event will be complemented by ghoulish sounds from a sound bowl artist and DJ. Tickets are priced at $20 and can be purchased on EventBrite – HERE. Personal yoga mat required. InterContinental Miami is located at 100 Chopin Plaza in downtown Miami. www.icmiamihotel.com/; Telephone: (305) 577-1000.
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Celebrate Halloween oceanside at Fort Lauderdale’s hottest Mexican eatery Lona Cocina & Tequileria. On Sunday, October 31, guests can imbibe with specialty Halloween cocktails curated by lead bartender Marla White and dress to impress for Lona’s annual Costume Contest. Themed cocktails, available for spooky sipping from 7PM to 1AM, include Blood Orange Margarita – tequila, blood orange juice, lime, agave, blood orange slice and black sea salt ($13); Bruja’s Brew – tequila infused with vanilla bean, sugar cane and berries, mixed with cranberry juice and agave ($13); and Caramel Candy Apple Shot – Absolut Apple Vodka, apple pucker, butter shots and caramel ($7). From 7PM to 10PM, Lona will be accepting entries for its Costume Contest which features a grand prize of a stay at a Key West hotel. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Lona is located at 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. For more information, visit www.lonarestaurant.com/; Telephone: (954) 245-3069. Discounted valet parking is available.
SAVE’s Annual Halloween Ball: “Under the Big Top”
Friday, October 29 (9PM ‘til 2AM)
Kick off Halloweekend at R House Wynwood for SAVE’s Annual Halloween Ball: “Under The Big Top” – it’s going to be a circus! Guests can shimmy on over to the Wynwood hotspot for dinner, drinks, and fierce drag queens performances all night long. The three-ring circus will have a free-flowing, ‘top shelf’ open bar sponsored by BACARDI. VIP tables and bottle service will be available as well. Guests will enjoy DJ Mike Trotter & DJ Cesar HernandZ with legendary drag performances by Miami drag royalty Athena Dion, TP Lords, Tiffany Fantasia, Fantasia Royale Gaga, Juicy & Morphine Love! Guests can also let their imaginations run wild with a costume contest at midnight. Event proceeds benefit SAVE’s mission to promote, protect and defend LGBTQ equality in South Florida. For more information on SAVE, visit: www.save.lgbt. Prices will range between $85 for and $1,200 depending on the type of ticket. To view purchasing options, click HERE. R House is located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood. Reservations for aforementioned events are highly recommended but walk-ins are also welcome. Telephone: (305) 576-0201; www.rhousewynwood.com.
Salt & Straw
Salt & Straw will be offering its fan-favorite Ice SCREAM menu through the month of October. In the spirit of Halloween, kids 16 and under who visit Salt & Straw in costume on Sunday, October 31 will receive one (1) complimentary scoop of ice cream in the flavor of their choice in a cup or sugar cone. Salt & Straw’s classic flavors will be available alongside the seasonal Halloween-themed flavors which include: The Great Candycopia with swarms of housemade trick-or-treat favorites-—Kit Kats, Reeses, Snickers and Heath bars-— folded into a diabolically delicious salted butterscotch ice cream; Jack o’ Lantern Pumpkin Bread made with one crooked smile of Jack, a pinch of warm spice, the tender hunks of a just-baked pumpkin bread, and generous swaths of whipped cream cheese frosting; Don Bugito’s Creepy Crawly Critters, with dozens of critters hiding in the grass by way of this matcha ice cream with toffee-brittle mealworms and chocolate crickets. Don Bugito in Oakland provided the delicious bugs, Salt & Straw delivered the creepy; Black Cat Licorice & Lavender, an ominous, unexpected flavor, where Salt & Straw has conjured up superstition with a silky, pitch-dark anise and fennel caramel with luminous salted lavender ice cream; and Double Bubble Toil & Trouble (v), made by combining every color of fruit into a pot, while puffs of ethereal blue fizzle and shoot, creating this potion of bright bubble gum. Additionally, for a limited time only, while supplies last, Salt & Straw shops will offer a Haunted Waffle Cone that has been transformed into a delightful black and festive treat. The Ice SCREAM menu is available now through October 31 by the scoop ($6.25) or by the pint ($12.50) at the Wynwood and Coconut Grove locations. Salt & Straw Wynwood is located at 246 NW 25th Street; and Salt & Straw Coconut Grove is located at 3015 Grand Avenue in CocoWalk.
Tidal Cove, the award-winning water park at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa will be hosting various Halloween happenings throughout the weekend. On Friday, October 29, guests are invited to Ghost Stories & S’mores on the Surf House loft at 7PM. On Saturday, October 30, there will be Halloween Crafting at the Main Entrance at 11AM, followed by Mini Pumpkin Painting at 1PM. Later that evening at 7PM, a Dive In Movie Screening of Hocus Pocus will be shown. Halloween Festivities on Sunday, October 31 consist of a Glitter Slime Party at 11AM at the Main Entrance; a Bubble Dance Party at Kids Cove at 1PM; a Costume Party Parade at 3PM at the Main Entrance; and Trick or Treating throughout resort locations beginning at 4PM. The water park will also activate a Lost Lifeguards of Tidal Cove walk through experience sure to send shivers up guests’ spines. The haunted house style activation will happen at 10AM, 1PM and 4PM and is complimentary for hotel guests and $5/person for visitors. All events require entry to the water park which is complimentary for hotel guests and $95/person for non-hotel guest day passes. Guests who wish to attend the ghost stories & s’mores and dive-in movie events will need to have purchased a day pass for that day. Tidal Cove is located at 19999 West Country Club Drive in Aventura. Tickets to Tidal Cove may be purchased in advance at www.tidalcove.com.
Toro Toro, celebrated chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse, is honoring Día De Los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead” as part of Richard Sandoval Hospitality’s first-ever immersive global campaign. Available now until Tuesday, November 2, guests have the opportunity to partake in the multi-sensory celebration at Toro Toro highlighting elements of taste, sound, smell and sight. Toro Toro will be featuring an exclusive a la carte menu inspired by Altar de Muertos and marigold notes including Chile Ancho Confit, pork belly stew served with star anise, sweet plantain, almonds and mole rosa ($20); Braised Short Rib served with orange blossom purée, espadin-mezcal sauce, baby patipan and sun-dried chili ash ($48); and Pumpkin Bread Cake with caramel “tacha” pumpkin, orange blossom milk, spiced pepitas and cinnamon ice cream for dessert ($16). The flavorful menu will be accompanied by specialty cocktails, sponsored by Patrón, including El Ojo (The Eye) – Patrón Reposado, pumpkin, lemon, Fernet Vallet, egg white and marigold flowers ($18); and the Flor de Muertos Margarita – Patrón Reposado, tonic, fresh marigold simple syrup and lime ($18). Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Toro Toro is located at InterContinental Miami at 100 Chopin Plaza in Downtown Miami. For more information, visit https://www.torotoromiami.
Children’s Pumpkin Decoration Workshop and Community Book Swap
Swing by Time Out Market Miami and get ready for Halloween! Kids of all ages are invited to participate in a freestyle art session where they will learn how to decorate their own ceramic pumpkin. The Market will provide all art materials in addition to easels and painting materials should your brood feel extra creative. The Market is also hosting a community book swap and it’s the perfect time to spark some joy into your home library. Bring your old books to swap for some new ones and don’t forget a tote bag! Time Out Market Miami is located at 1601 Drexel Avenue on Miami Beach. Telephone: (786)753-5388; https://www.timeoutmarket.com/
Sunday, October 24, 2021 – 1PM – 3PM
Cost: $5 per child – Purchase Tickets HERE
Fontainebleau Miami Beach To Host Maxim Magazine Halloween Bash
On Saturday, October 30, 2021, prepare for the sexiest Halloween party in the nation! located. The 2021 Maxim Halloween Party, presented by Animal Concerts and Segi TV and produced by VIP Nightlife and Capture Studios, is coming to the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. The event will kick-off with sounds by celebrity DJ Ruckus, who will get the party started for Grammy award-winning hip hop rapper, singer and cultural icon, Future, who will be performing live-in concert.
The Halloween spectacle, located poolside at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, will include a premium open bar, headlining DJs, cirque performances, and an immersive lighting & sound experience. The event will play host to a bevy of celebrities, musicians, athletes, and models all decked out in their hottest Halloween costumes. Amazing brand activations and giveaways round out the experience brought to you by event partners Reign Body Fuel, Araya Visors and Casa Noble Tequila among others.
Our audience and experience will be unparalleled featuring multiple areas including an exclusive 2nd level Maxim Model VIP Lounge in La Cote Restaurant overlooking all of the action. Doors open at 9PM.
Ticket options are limited and are expected to sell out in advance. Tickets and VIP Table options are available and range from $249 for general admission tickets up to $50,000 for private VIP Cabana Suites for up to 20 people. All tickets are inclusive of a 4-hour premium open bar. Room packages are also available starting at $549.
- Two (2) nights in a Sorrento Ocean View Junior Suite, steps from the party
- Two (2) tickets to the Maxim Halloween Party on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Tickets include a premium open bar for 4 hours and access to all areas of the event (excluding the Maxim Model Lounge).
For more information and Room Package options please visit https://www.fontainebleau.com/
Mr. Hospitality Announces 3-Day Halloween Extravaganza
Miami’s famed hospitality company, Mr. Hospitality, has announced their plans for Halloween 2021, and this is going to be one (actually, THREE) for the books! Known for pushing the limits, Mr. Hospitality has curated three extraordinary events at their vibe-dining concepts, Bâoli, Marion, & el Tucán. With costumes, production, special entertainment, and more! Each restaurant will create an otherworldly experience on a different evening leading up to Halloween that will transport guests to another dimension.
Kicking off the spooky season, Bâoli will be blasting off into a decadent futuristic world on Wednesday, October 27th. Take a trip to Planet B.A.O.L.I. where you’ll be greeted by the vortex, dine in the black hole, and travel to the future. The fun will continue the next day at Marion on Thursday, October 28th where guests will be transported to the set of “…And God Created Woman” in a St. Tropez dream. Sip on a cocktail while feeling the energy of an oceanside terrace in the South of France. Finishing off the week strong, el Tucán will take guests back in time to Miami in the 1980s in all of its glamour and excess. Channel your inner Tony Montana and party like a Cocaine Cowboy all night long.
For table reservations please visit: http://www.
First Seating (7pm – 8:30pm) – no minimum per person / 2-hour seating
Second Seating – $250 min per person / no time limitation
Please keep in mind that seating availability is limited
Wednesday, October 27th – Doors open at 7pm
Thursday, October 28th – Doors open at 7pm
Friday, October 29th – Doors open at 7pm
Bâoli – 1906 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Marion – 1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130
el Tucán – 1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130
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