Trick or Treat The College Version

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It’s Talloweek! Trick or Treat

That Was Then…

I would race home from school so my mom could put together some sort of costume for me then rush to meet my friends to go trick-or-treating Somehow, by the time I had my own kids, Halloween included much more; carving pumpkins, putting up decorations, more formal costumes, and, of course, trick-or-treating throughout our neighborhood, but not without a parent escort.

This is Now…

Halloween traditions in college are, well, a far cry from the pumpkin carving, candy apple making gatherings we had in our driveway before the kids started their trick-or-treating. Many places, including frats, will have parties – all week. Halloween week, I’m not going to lie, gives a whole new meaning to the BOO in Booze. Keep in mind FSU is not the only college in town either. Due to unfortunate events in the past though, there will surely be a watchful eye on our students, which is actually a good thing.

It may not be a bad idea to remind your students of all the nice parts of Halloween and to keep their good judgment about them. A hint to be sure they have all their work done before they go out is wise too. Be sure they are familiar with the Night Nole and never ride alone. The bus stops at all the prime locations. Uber will be at a premium.

On a Lighter Note….

FSU’s Circus, which is on our bucket list of things to experience at least once while at FSU, puts on a Halloween themed show. This year’s shows are on October 18th, 19th, 24th and 27th. Student tickets are free.

Terror of Tallahassee– 1408 Brandford Road – Oct 5th – Oct 31st. $18 – $28. Even scarier than HHN with extreme frights.

Halloween Howl – October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 pm at Tallahassee Museum

Scarecrows in the Gardens -Now – November 7, 2019. Free 

Monster Mash Dash. 1 Mile, 5K, 10 K, 13.1, and 26.2, $20, October 26, 2019

Tallahassee Heights UMC Pumpkin Patch. City’s original pumpkin patch. 3004 Mahan Drive.

Tower of Terror – Fridays & Saturdays open 8 PM through Oct 31st. 1408 Lake Bradford Rd. 

Liquid Strangers. Located at Baja’s. 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM. 18+ Event Tickets now on sale! VIP table reservations or inquiries bajasbeachclub@gmail.com (850)727-4555, October 30, 2019


And There’s More…

If you’re seeking for a good scare, a lot of people go in groups to Halloween Horror Nights or Howl-O-Scream. Halloween Horror Nights are from September 14-November 3; tickets start at $62.  Howl-O-Scream is from September 21-October 28; prices start at $40 for groups of 15+.

Halloween Symphony Spooktacular- Cascades Park – October 25th. Free. Performances by the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra (in costume) with trick or treat stops, food trucks, adult beverages.

On October 27,2019 – Dog-O-Ween 2019 at Tom Brown Park. 12-3 PM. Your dressed up dog could win up to $100 cash!

October 31, 2019 – A Tallahassee Halloween at Potbellies. 8 PM

or October 31st at 8 PM – Railroad Craft House is having a Halloween Costum Contest

Send a Little Halloween Love by checking out our Halloween gift guide here. Or, perhaps, just create your own box using Amazon.

Happy Halloween from HaveUHeard!

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