Orioles host: Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular: Free Movie Night on Oct. 13

Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular:  free movie night on Oct. 13

Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular: free movie night on Oct. 13

Presented by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources, Sarasota Film Festival and the Baltimore Orioles


  • Location: Ed Smith Stadium, 2700 12th Street, Sarasota 
  • 5 p.m.: Children's Halloween-themed games and activities
  • 6:40 p.m.: Costume parade around the bases
  • 7 p.m.: Watch "Hocus Pocus" (PG) on outfield Video Board 


The fourth annual event features children's games and activities, a costume parade around the bases and a screening of the movie "Hocus Pocus" (PG) shown on the outfield video board.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with children's Halloween-themed games and activities in the concourse and near the outfield wall. Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes as part of the fun, as the Oriole Bird will lead a costume parade around the bases at 6:40 p.m. The screening of "Hocus Pocus" begins at 7 p.m., and all gates will close following the film at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Families are also encouraged to bring a blanket to watch the movie from the outfield or enjoy viewing from ballpark seating.

Plus, OneBlood will be conducting a blood drive throughout the event and all donors receive a free Halloween-themed T-shirt.

Concessions will be available and families can bring sealed water bottles into the park. No coolers, outside food or lawn chairs are allowed and no strollers or high heels are permitted on the field. Children age 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


There is no charge to attend, each guest is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for All Faith's Food Bank. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.


Free parking is available in the East Lot. Enter the ballpark through the left field gate.


Concessions will be available for purchase. No coolers or outside food allowed, however, sealed plastic bottles of water are permitted.

For event information, please call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or visit www.scgov.net.