(Sensory Friendly) Boo! At The Bay | 10 Days at The Bay Grand Opening

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(Sensory Friendly) Boo! At The Bay | 10 Days at The Bay Grand Opening

The Bay is the place to be this Halloween!

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The Bay Park 655 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236

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From 5-6pm, join in on the fun of this extra-special sensory-friendly Halloween experience.

Designed to be accessible and inclusive for those that prefer a less stimulating environment, this special hour includes all the thrills of Boo! At the Bay - just with reduced crowds, noises, and surprises. FREE face paintings will be offered by Circus Arts Conservatory. Our friends from Rise & Nye’s will be here with their special treats, Dynasty Dance Clubs has performances in store, and Gulf Coast Music Therapy is offering a sensory shaker egg craft.

Activities include trick or treating, free pumpkin pickings, yard games, food truck feasts, chances to win prizes and more! Costumes are encouraged (but are not required) at this spooky special event.

To learn more and register for the main Boo! At The Bay event, visit this page.

SPECIAL EXPERIENCES - Advanced Registration Required

  • 5-7pm - Pumpkin Art Project - Have a gourd time at Art Center Sarasota! Be one of the first 100 people to register to make your own eerie-sistible kid-friendly FREE pumpkin project. Spells and potions are not required. Sold out? Please come to view the galleries, current exhibitions, and say hello! This event will take place rain or shine. Register Here.


  • Help keep The Bay green by bringing your own reusable water bottle
  • Dress up in your favorite Halloween costumes

*In the case of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.

This is one of many exciting events during the 10 Days at The Bay Grand Opening. To learn more about 10 Days at The Bay and explore additional programs, visit 10DaysatTheBay.org