Halloween Events Near Marco Island

Marco Island is a great vacation destination any time of year, but it’s especially interesting around Halloween. Our Marco Island vacation rentals put you right in the center of the action, so you’ll be able to find all kinds of fun and spooky events happening right around the corner. Whether you want to learn about the eerie history of the area or go for something less scary and fun for the whole family, you’ll find it right here on the island! Read on for a breakdown of the fun Marco Island events happening this Halloween.


Marco Island’s Bootacular celebration is fun for the whole family, so even the smallest of trick-or-treaters can come out for a good time. This family-friendly event is perfect for young kids, as no scary costumes are allowed. Instead, you’ll find more tame activities like games, music, and prizes at this mini-carnival. This event will take place on October 25th at 5:30 p.m. at the Greater Marco Family YMCA, located at 101 Sand Hill Street. Admission costs just $5 per person, which will be considered a donation to benefit the YMCA. 

Marco Mystery and History Tours

For some real-life spookiness, book a tour with Marco Mystery and History Tours. You’ll get to learn all about the creepy history and ghosts of the island, as well as hear some spooky stories. The 2-hour tour is led by Martha Horror and will take guests to spooky sites like a 340-year-old Indian burial site, a haunted inn, and more. Be sure to arrive early for your complimentary cocktail! While the season runs from October through May, the Halloween tour is surely not one to be missed. The tour will take place on Friday, October 29th, and tickets cost $40 per person.

Monster 5K

You can get in the Halloween spirit while staying active with the Monster 5K just down the road in Naples. This is not your ordinary 5K; there will be your typical award ceremony, but the big twist is the costume competition! Be sure to pick a costume you can run in! All finishers will receive a medal, and there are multiple groups depending on your skill level. The 5K begins at 7:30 AM and costs a $25 fee, and afterward, a free Children’s Goblin 1K race will happen at 8:30. Both races will start at Fleischmann Park, located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. You can sign up for the 5K online, and no registration is necessary for the 1K.

Halloween On 5th Spooktacular

Also in Naples is the Halloween on 5th Spectacular, which takes place on the popular 5th Avenue South. This event will happen on Halloween from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., and it’s a great time for the whole family. You’ll be able to come out and enjoy food and live music, and experience various activities stations like slime making and makeovers. Prepared to get tons of candy and have lots of fun surrounded by any creature you can imagine! Marco Island Halloween events for 2019 are sure to please, so your family will have a spooktacular Halloween!

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All of these fun events take place just moments from our Marco Island beachfront rentals, so as soon as you have your costume on it, you can come out and enjoy the fun. Our rentals are designed to guarantee true rest and relaxation. No matter if you’re traveling with a party of three or 20, we have room for you! We can’t wait to help you plan your dream vacation.  For more information about all of our available rental options in Marco Island, contact us today!