Boca's Halloween In The Hammock Set For October 17th

BOCA RATON, FL ( (From City of Boca Raton) — The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 North Ocean Boulevard, will host Halloween in the Hammock, a festive nighttime nature walk with ghostly guides and ghouls for adults and children ages 6 and older, on Saturday, October 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Costumes are welcomed.

“Halloween in the Hammock is truly a one-of-kind event for all,” said Kristin Child, Environmental Program Coordinator at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.  “With fun and frights, attendees, both young and old, have a unique opportunity to learn about the creatures of the night while strolling with their friends and neighbors.”

Cost for advance registration is $10 per person for members, $15 per person for non-members and $20 per person on October 17 and for walk-ins (space not guaranteed).  On-line registration at closes at 4 p.m. on October 16.  Space is limited.  Reservations and pre-payment can also be made by phone at 561-544-8615.

The 40-minute walks start at 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.  You can select your preference when you register.  Walk-ins will be assigned to the next available line-up time.  Shake Shack will provide a complimentary treat for all attendees (while supplies last).


Children under 18 years old must sign-up and participate with an adult.


Founded in 1984, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a unique cooperative project of the City of Boca RatonGreater Boca Raton Beach and Park DistrictFlorida Atlantic University (FAU), and Friends of Gumbo Limbo. Each year, more than 150,000 local and tourist visitors receive valuable environmental education while enjoying respite from the city bustle.  For more information visit


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