Guppyween at the Florida Aquarium

Guppyween is Back for Halloween Weekend Fun at the Florida Aquarium!

Come one; come all to downtown Tampa where the Florida Aquarium is allowing the wild animals, ghosts and princesses to roam the aquarium during Guppyween!

This exciting event offers the perfect family-friendly Halloween event which includes trick-or-treating among 20,000+ sea creatures.

Related: Where to Go Trick-or-Treating in Tampa Bay 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to board a wild aquatic journey where you will see one of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems in the world. You will also come face to face with some of the most amazing animals found in our oceans.

Guppyween Details:

Where: The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa

When:  October 29 and 30, 2022 from 10am-3pm

Cost: Free for Aquarium members and included with admission for all other guests

There will also be a Sensory-Friendly Guppyween on Saturday, October 29 from 8:00am-9:30am. Tickets for the Sensory-Friendly event are $10 each..

For additional information on Guppyween and future events at the Florida Aquarium visit

More things to do near the Florida Aquarium on Halloween weekend:

Related: Your ULTIMATE Guide to Fall Family Fun in Tampa Bay!

While you’re spending the day at the Florida Aquarium, consider extending your time downtown and attend one of these fun events Halloween weekend!

Pied Piper Carnival Armature Works
The Pied Piper Haunted Carnival at Armature Works is family-friendly during the day!

Pied Piper’s 2nd Annual Haunted Carnival at Armature Works in Tampa

October 27-30, 2022. Events begin at 11am on Saturday and Sunday.
1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa
Cost: $5.00 for kids ages 4-17 and $7.50 for adults
Head down to Armature Works to experience 300,000 square feet of terrifying fun! The daytime hours are best for kids where there is a kids zone, plenty of nostalgic candy, photos opportunities and more fun rides.

Haunted Wharf at Sparkman Wharf in Tampaa

Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29 from 4 pm-10 pm
615 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: FREE
A haunted pirate shipwreck is heading to Sparkman Wharf with an evening of plenty of photos, live music, silly spooks for the kids, festive food and drinks, and MORE! This is a free community event. Some of the cool photo opportunities include a pirate jail, a siren’s sea swing, and the TAMPA sign will be decked out for the holidays too!

6th Annual Trick or Treat on the Riverwalk in Tampa and Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, October 29, 2022 4om 4pm-7pm
Downtown Tampa
Cost: FREE
Trick or treating on the Riverwalk is back where kids and their families can visit 50 different treat stations while enjoying other fun activities including the annual Halloween Lighted Boat Parade which starts at 6:30pm, benefiting the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Tampa Bay History Center’s A Night at the Museum

Sunday, October 30,  2022 from 4 pm-7 pm
Cost: Ticket prices: $16.95 adult; $14.95 college student; $14.95 senior (60+); $12.95 children and youth (4-17); free for children ages 0-3. History Center members receive a 15% discount.  
*Includes trick-or-treating
Trick-or-treat your way through the Tampa Bay History Center galleries in search of sweet rewards on Sunday, Oct. 30. Plan for an evening of games, crafts, costume characters, and more! Timed tickets are available now and children age 3 and younger are free.

Haunted River Tours with Pirate Water Taxi

October 7-30, 2022, select days various hours
Convention Center/ Marriott Water Street (Stop 7 location)
Cost: $30 adult, $20 children ages 2-12 (includes all-day hop on/hop off)
Join Pirate Water Taxi’s crew for an entertaining evening with tales of ghosts along the Hillsborough River. Each tour will be led by two dead-lightful docents who will tell eerie stories of Tampa’s past. Admission is included with a regular daily hop-on, hop-off pass. Haunted River Tours are family friendly, and all ages welcomed!