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Booogie By The Beach: A Hauntingly Good Time Under The Big Top

October 26, 2023

Sunny Isles Beach is set to come alive with spooky anticipation. For two nights only, the annual Booogie by the Beach event transforms Pelican Community Park into a thrilling spectacle, welcoming guests to a world where the eerie meets the extraordinary. Get ready for a spine-tingling experience like no other, featuring a Haunted House, thrilling rides, a mesmerizing costume contest, a plethora of games, and an array of crafts that will awaken the inner artist in you.

At the heart of Booogie by the Beach lies the enigmatic Haunted 'CarnEvil' House — a mysterious labyrinth of horrors that beckons the brave and fearless souls. This immersive experience is sure to send shivers down your spine as you navigate through chilling scenes and eerie encounters. Ghosts, ghouls, and all manner of otherworldly creatures await your arrival. Will you emerge unscathed, or will you succumb to the sinister allure of the CarnEvil? Only the bravest dare to find out.

Rides, Games, and Crafts, Oh My!

Booogie by the Beach is more than just a haunted house; it's a carnival extravaganza for the whole family. Children and adults alike can enjoy thrilling rides that will make your heart race and your spirits soar. From the whimsical carousel to the dizzying spins of the Ferris wheel, there's a ride for everyone.

If you're looking for something a bit tamer, there's a wide selection of games to test your skills and win exciting prizes. Try your hand at ring toss, shoot some hoops, or challenge your friends to a friendly game of cornhole. The excitement never ends as you immerse yourself in the fun and games.

And for those with a creative streak, a craft corner awaits. Unleash your inner artist with Halloween-themed crafts that let your imagination run wild. Whether it's pumpkin decorating, mask-making, or creating spooky lanterns, there's something for crafters of all ages to enjoy.

Costume Contest: Who Wears The Crown Of Creepiest?

One of the highlights of Booogie by the Beach is undoubtedly the costume contest, where attendees have the chance to showcase their most spooktacular ensembles. This year, the contest promises to be even more thrilling with an exciting parade starting at 8:00 p.m. Assemble by the stage on the baseball field at 7:45 p.m. to join the fun.

The Costume Contest is open to all ages, and participants will be judged in various categories and age groups:

Tots (5 years and younger)
Youths (6 – 12 years old)
Teens (13 – 17 years old)
Adults (18+ years)

Each group has the opportunity to win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes, and there will also be special awards for Overall Scariest, Most Original, and Best Group costumes. The competition is fierce, so come prepared to impress!

It's essential to note that the City of Sunny Isles Beach maintains a standard of appropriateness for costumes, ensuring a fun and inclusive environment for all attendees. Any costumes deemed inappropriate or offensive will result in disqualification from the contest.

Wristbands: Your Key To The Spooky Wonderland

To access all the thrills and chills at Booogie by the Beach, you'll need a Wristband. Wristbands are your golden ticket to the event and are available for $20. However, Sunny Isles Beach Resident ID Cardholders are in for a treat, with a special discounted price of just $5. Children aged 2 and under are admitted FREE of charge.

If you're planning ahead, Wristbands can be purchased online and picked up at select locations, including Gateway Center, the Government Center, and Pelican Community Park, until Thursday, October 26th. After that, you can grab your Wristbands at Pelican Community Park on Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th.

Getting There And Parking

Getting to Booogie by the Beach is a breeze. You can park along Atlantic Boulevard, utilize the NSE/SIB K-8 School Parking Garage, or make use of the convenient parking facilities at the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center. For added convenience, the SIB Shuttle provides FREE transportation within the city limits, making it easy to travel to and from the event.

Don't Miss Out!

As the sun sets and the moon rises, Booogie by the Beach takes center stage in Sunny Isles Beach, promising an unforgettable night of frights and fun. Whether you're braving the Haunted 'CarnEvil' House, indulging in thrilling rides, crafting spooky creations, or competing in the costume contest, there's something for everyone at this spooktacular extravaganza.

Mark your calendars for Friday, October 27th, and Saturday, October 28th, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., and join us at Pelican Community Park, 18115 North Bay Road, for a night you won't soon forget. Grab your wristbands, assemble your costumes, and prepare for a chilling and thrilling adventure under the Big Top at Booogie by the Beach.

For additional information and inquiries, visit: - Or call: (305) 792-1706. Get ready to embrace the Halloween spirit and make memories that will haunt you with delight!

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