Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons--this Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce has plenty going on, from rock bands to fun parties. So, guys and ghouls get your costume picked out, grab your tickets and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween.
Thursdays through Saturdays starting Oct. 5
South Florida Fairgrounds - 9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Haunted houses don't have to be all scares--while Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds does offer four of them, you can also enjoy carnival rides, food, and, of course, live music. Advance discounted tickets are on sale now for $25.
3rd Annual Masquerade Party
Oct. 21 @ 11 p.m.
1016 Clare Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Don't settle for any old costume party this year--hit the annual masquerade party, with live music. A mask is required to get in, but if you forget yours, they'll be for sale at the door for $5.
Clematis by Fright
Oct. 26 @ 8 p.m.
100 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Ever since 1995, West Palm Beach has been offering up the weekly Clematis by Night concert series. But for Halloween, the event turns into Clematis by Fright, with a costume contest hayrides, trick-or-treat, and more, plus live music from Miami band Spam Allstars.
Kings of Leon
Oct. 27 @ 8 p.m.
Coral Sky Amphitheatre - 601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach, FL
Oct. 28 @ 6:30 p.m.
Inlet Bar and Grill - 110 South Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34949
Enjoy a show from Matisyahu at Ft. Pierce's Inlet Bar and Grill on Oct. 28 as part of his Broken Crowns tour with rock-reggae band Common Kings and Orphan, a band the musician signed to his own label. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $30.50. VIP packages are also available.