Sick or Treat

The Best Halloween Candy: The Good, the Bad and the Yucky

Sarasota Magazine’s definitive 2022 Halloween candy rankings.

10/27/2022 By Isaac Eger

Deep Red

Chronic Cellars Delivers a Real Treat for Wine Lovers This Halloween

The California winery is offering horror movie recommendations and a spooky Spotify playlist to go along with its Sir Real wine.

10/26/2022 By Bob McGinn

Dress to Impress

These Sarasota-Specific Halloween Costumes Will Make You the Life of the Party

Don't know what to be this Halloween? We've got some thoughts.

10/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Welcome to Scare-Asota

Five Sarasota-Set Horror Movies We'd Like to See Get Made Tomorrow

If you're reading this and you're a Hollywood producer, let's make movie magic together.

10/24/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Just in Time for Halloween

Our Favorite Stephen King TV and Movie Adaptations

More than 100 shows and films have been made from the Sarasota resident's books and stories. Here are 10 of our favorite.

10/18/2022 By Kay Kipling and Cooper Levey-Baker

Wheelie Fun

Get Excited for Sarasota Bike Fest's Halloween Bike Parade

Get the bike gang back together for this family-friendly celebration of all things bicycle.

10/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Trick or Treat

The Best Halloween Events in Sarasota-Manatee

There are a number of Halloween events and fall festivals happening in Sarasota and Manatee counties this year.

09/22/2022

Boo Bow Wow Meow

Protect Pets This Halloween With These Five Tips

A Sarasota veterinarian shares some safety tips for our fur babies.

10/29/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Trick or Treat

The Best Halloween Events in Sarasota-Manatee

Enjoy trick-or-treating, costume contests, food and plenty of sweets at these Halloween events in Sarasota and Manatee.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Halloween Season

With Halloween season comes lots of sugar, which is delicious—but it can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. Here are some healthy habits to keep in mind as you snack.

10/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Meme me

Five Last-Minute Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes That Are Easy to Pull Together

Halloween is just five days away—need an idea for a costume? We're here to help.

10/26/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Halloween Creativity

Why Carve a Pumpkin When You Can Engrave One With a Laser?

This past Saturday, Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab hosted a pumpkin laser-engraving event that put local families in the Halloween spirit.

10/25/2021 By Marc Griffin

Summerween

Skip the Pumpkin, and Make a Tropical Jack-o'-Lantern Instead

Wouldn’t you rather feast on watermelon and pineapple anyway?

10/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Cruel Summer

Put a Florida-Friendly Spin on Halloween With 'Summerween' Decor

Flamingos can definitely be ghoulish.

10/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Trick or Treat

Carve Out Some Time to Visit These Local Pumpkin Patches

'Tis the season for picking out a gorgeous gourd.

10/13/2021 By Marc Griffin

Magic Moments

Five Festive Autumn Activities to do With Your Kids

Craft a season of intent with Hannah Bagnall of mindfulness workbook "Hannah’s Enchantments."

10/07/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Mostly Ghostly

Sarasota's Most Haunted Places

From vengeful spirits with broken hearts to mischievous graveyard imps, here are five supernatural stories of local lore to keep you up at night.

10/06/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Fright Night

'Haunted Tavern' Pop-Up Cocktail Bar Promises a Scary Good Time

The national touring event comes to Bradenton Sept. 9-11.

09/08/2021 By Marc Griffin

Heal the Corn

New Children of the Corn Movie Will Premiere in Sarasota

The film premieres exclusively at Burns Court Cinema and Cinébistro Siesta Key on Friday, October 30.

10/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

She’s a Gem

What’s In Her Bag: Crystal Cave Owner Susan Moen

A big fan of Halloween and Dio de las Muertos, Moen really does carry rocks in her purse.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson