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

Article

Behind the Scenes at Planned Parenthood's Safe Sex Halloween Bash

Loren Mayo gets the gossip on this year's Safe Sex Halloween Bash.

01/01/2016 By Loren Mayo

Article

Your Guide to Halloween in Sarasota 2015

From weekend festivals to underwater pumpkin carving, here's a round-up of Halloween events in Sarasota this year.

10/16/2015 By Shaina Neill

Article

Halloween Fun in October

01/14/2015 By taylorm

Article

Halloween 2014 Events in Sarasota

Your guide to Halloween events in Sarasota, from haunted houses to costume contests.

10/23/2014 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

VIDEO: Chef Judi's Dish: Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

This week, Chef Judi whips up a perfect Halloween recipe: pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting.

10/28/2013 By Judi Gallagher

Article

iShots: Halloween in Sarasota

For this week's collection of iShots, Robert Castro is celebrating Halloween in Sarasota.

10/25/2013 By robertc

Article

Halloween Events in Sarasota: October 2013

Looking for a round-up of spooktacularly fun Halloween events in Sarasota? Check out our master list.

10/23/2013 By Megan McDonald