Clematis by Fright

The City of West Palm Beach will celebrate Halloween with a free and frightfully fantastic event, Clematis by Fright, on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. This family-friendly event, which adds a spooky twist on the weekly Clematis by Night concert series, will feature live music by the premiere modern rock band Jason K & Signal Fire, free kids’ activities ranging from hay rides to face painting, and a costume contest for all ages for a chance to win over $5,000 in prizes.

Clematis by Fright is a family celebration located on the Great Lawn where kids can safely trick-or-treat with a free Halloween bag provided by Clematis by Night in the Haunted Hallows area, where candy will be provided by approximately a dozen nonprofit organizations and local businesses. Kids will enjoy FREE activities including hay rides, face painting, a caricaturist, balloon twisters, games and more.

Guests are encouraged to don their most imaginative costumes for a contest with categories for kids, adults, couples, families and pets. Registration for contests begins at 6:00 p.m. and guests must be present to win. The kid, family and pet costume contests take place at 7:00 p.m. and the adult and couple costume contests take place at 8:00 p.m., all at the Lake Pavilion. Prizes at Clematis by Fright will be awarded to the kids costume contest winners for the following age groups: 0-2, 3-6, 7-10 and 11-15 and for best overall in the family and pet costume contests. Prizes will also be awarded to the adult costume winners for first, second and third place and for the best overall costume for couples.

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Celebrating over 20 years on the West Palm Beach Waterfront, Clematis by Night is a free weekly outdoor concert series featuring live performances by the area’s best bands, delicious food and an unmatched ambiance.

Clematis by Night is sponsored by The Palm Beach Post, Coca-Cola, West Palm Beach Marriott, X102.3, Sunny 107.9, 97.9 WRMF and 103.1 WIRK. For more information about Clematis by Night, visit or call (561) 822-1515.