Whether you want to trick-or-treat or enjoy a fall festival with the family, there's something to do in North Okaloosa County and beyond.
THE DARK ’13, A HAUNTED HOUSE: 7 p.m. until close, Oct. 25-26 and 31 and Nov. 1-2, 314 U.S. Highway 98, Destin. Cost: $9 each. Presented by the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Zoological Park.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 75 HAUNTED HOUSE: 7 p.m. Oct. 25-26, 898 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview. Cost: $5 for adults and $3 per child age 10 and younger. Volunteers needed. Details: 689-3195.
OLIVER'S NURSERY FAMILY FUN DAYS:10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 26, 4550 Kelly Mill Road, Holt. Admission: $5 per person; bring one nonperishable food item for First Baptist Church of Holt Food Pantry to save $1 per person. Activities include a petting farm, jump houses, haystack, mining trough, bake sale, art, dunk tank, door prizes, etc. Details: Misty or Tammy, 537-9992.
AUBURN PENTECOSTAL FALL FESTIVAL: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 26 at the church, 6144 Highway 85 N., Crestview. Free food, kids' games and bounce house.
MAIN STREETCRESTVIEW FALL FESTIVAL: 2-7 p.m. Oct. 26, Main Street, Crestview. Featuring treats, games including a skillet toss, and a parade of dogs, cats and turtles.
FALL PET PARADE AND SKILLET TOSS: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Main Street, Crestview, during the Main Street Crestview Association Fall Festival. Line up at 5 p.m. at the tent on Woodruff Avenue. Must be in place by 5:15 p.m. to participate. Cost: $5 per associated category. Leash or harness required for cats and dogs. Skillet-toss contest is 2-7 p.m. during the festival. Details: www.crestviewpetparade.com.
BAKE SALE:2-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Main Street, Crestview. Presented by New Bethel United Methodist Church. Free goody bags to the first 150 children. Free popcorn and bottled water while supplies last. Details: 682-9052.
TRUNK OR TREAT: 2-7 p.m. Oct. 26, New Beginnings Church 412 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview.
PUMPKIN PAINTING AT THE LIBRARY: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Crestview Public Library, 1445 Commerce Drive. Children age 4 and up may bring a small pumpkin for painting. Wear old clothes. Details: Heather Nitzel, 682-4432.
PUMPKIN PAINTING: 6 p.m. Oct. 30, Crestview First United Methodist Church, 599 8th Ave. Children can decorate miniature pumpkins. Pumpkins, paint, snacks and fellowship.
CORN MAZE AND HAUNTED TRAIL: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and Oct. 28-31, 5899 Buck Ward Road, Baker. Fridays: Haunted Trail, dusk to 11 p.m. Saturdays: Corn Maze, 10-6 p.m. and Haunted Trail, dusk to 11 p.m. Sundays: Corn Maze, 12 to 6 p.m. Last four nights: Corn Maze and Haunted Trail, dusk to 11 p.m. Cost: $8.50 for maze, $16 for trail. More prices at gumcreekentertainment.com. Sponsored by Crestview Rotary Club, Gum Creek Entertainment, and Okaloosa Sheriff's Posse.
PILGRIM REST BAPTIST CHURCH TRUCK-OR-TREAT FEST: 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Pilgrim Rest softball field across the street from the church, 5595 Highway 4, Baker. Park at the church; shuttle service provided. More than 30 cars filled with candy, chili, other foods, snacks and drinks. Games, costume contest, cake walk, hayride and door prizes every 30 minutes.
CRESTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL BONFIRE, PEP RALLY AND TRICK-OR-TREAT: 5 p.m. Oct. 31, Old Spanish Trail Park, Stillwell Boulevard, Crestview. Carnival games and other fun activities.
CRESTVIEW RESIDENTS CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN on Oct. 31. Mayor David Cadle's office recommends trick-or-treating between 6 and 8 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF HOLT HARVEST FESTIVAL:6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 532 U.S. Highway 90, Holt. Free food including fried mullet, hot dogs and homemade chili, candy and games including a bounce house and cakewalk.
LIVE OAK BAPTIST CHURCH FALL FESTIVAL: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31, 4565 Live Oak Church Road, Crestview. Free hot dogs, nachos, boiled peanuts, chili from the church's Men's Chili Cook-off and games, prizes and treats.
CHILDREN'S FALL FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 9, Crestview First United Methodist Church, 599 8th Ave. Crafts, games and bounce houses. Free admission. Details: Frankie Burgess, 586-5577.
ARTS AND CRAFTS BAZAAR: 2 p.m. Nov. 9,Crestview First United Methodist Church, 599 8th Ave.