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

Ghost Town

A Peek Into Sarasota's Haunted History

Swapping ghost stories with local medium and "Ghost and Gruesomes" tour guide Bob Hunt-McClimen.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Dressed in Distress

Five Do-It-Yourself Quarantine Costume Ideas

An illustrated guide for creating this year’s signature Halloween looks.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson Illustrations by Stewart Leith

Fright Night

Our Top 10 Trick-or-Treating Alternatives

Don't feel comfortable going out this year? From scavenger hunts to scary zoom sessions, here are our top Halloween alternatives for ghouls of all ages.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

That's the Spirit

What’s Brewing at Pangea Alchemy Lab This Halloween?

Pangea owner Brad Coburn's goal is to "make spirits that lift spirits"—and he's sharing a Halloween-themed cocktail you can make at home, too.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Happy Halloween!

The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Sarasota 2020

Fall is here, which means it’s time for pumpkin spice, hay rides and all things supernatural.

09/30/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Trick and Treat

Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Lyndsy McDonald Goes Gory for Halloween

McDonald's latest Halloween work of art is a creepy head made of white chocolate and Rice Krispies.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Letts

This is Halloween

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Halloween Events in Sarasota

From haunted hayrides to ghostly tours, discover how to stay in fine spirits this season.

10/01/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Halloweekend

This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Ready for a shriek filled with scary good food, craft fear and much morgue?

10/30/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Sweet victory

Sarasota Pastry Chef Wins Food Network Competition

Ritz-Carlton executive pastry chef Lyndsy McDonald swapped candy canes for candy corn to win Food Network's 2018 Halloween Baking Championship.

10/30/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Fall Foodie Fun

Eat Local Week Rolls On, Mummies Visit the Farmers Market and More

Your weekly guide to the region's top food and drink events.

10/23/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Ghoulish Go-Tos

Your Guide to Halloween 2018

So we've got palm trees and 80-degree weather—you can still fully embrace the Halloween spirit thanks to these fun events.

10/18/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Just Desserts

Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Lyndsy McDonald Shares Ghoulish Goodies on Food Network

McDonald will compete on the Halloween Baking Championship, which is currently airing.

09/26/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Retail

Halloween Spending Projected to Reach $9 Billion

That's down slightly from last year.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Trick-or-Treat

Your Guide to Halloween in Sarasota 2017

Ghost tours, trick-or-treating, and other spooky events taking place throughout the month of October in Sarasota. (We'll keep this list updated through Halloween.)

10/10/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Pop Culture Picks

Watch/Listen/Love: Halloween Edition

Here are the Halloween movies, books and more our editors love.

10/27/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Pumpkin Craving

Your Definitive Guide to Local Pumpkin Treats

From pumpkin beer and coffee to pumpkin pastries, here's a mix of both classic and innovative local pumpkin delights.

10/26/2016 By Lana Allen

Notes From the Candy Corn Test Kitchen

We Made It: Candy Corn Bacon, Candy Corn Liqueur, Candy Corn Latte

Can Halloween's most controversial candy improve the flavor of bacon, booze and coffee?

10/26/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Boo!

5 Great Haunted Houses and Ghost Tours

Five places, packed with paranormal activity, that are sure to give you goosebumps.

10/25/2016 By Riley Board