Many Halloween events happening around Northwest Florida

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Several events are happening around Northwest Florida for Halloween. Scroll down for a list of events:

October 31 (Halloween)

Bristol: Veterans Memorial Railroad Ghost Train from 7 to 10 p.m.
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DeFuniak Springs: Woman's Club's Halloween Trick or Treat around the Lake Yard from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
For safety precautions, Circle Drive will be closed during this time. No vehicles may be parked around Circle Drive during the event.

Lynn Haven Ghostbuster Carnival from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Sharon Sheffield Park. There'll be costume contests for all ages, food, hayrides and more. First Baptist Church is also doing a Trunk-or-Treat from 5 to 8 p.m.

Marianna: The Chipola College Black Student Union will hold a Fall Carnival in the Cultural Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $1 per person. All proceeds will be donated to the Anchorage Children's Home in Marianna. There'll be games, candy, prizes, balloons, photo ops, and more. Hot dog and chili sales will help BSU students attend the Fall Institute Conference in Jacksonville on November 10-13. The public is invited. For more information, call 718-2319.

Panama City: Firefighter's Charity Haunted House 2016
159 Candlewick Circle, Panama City
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
Local firefighters are putting on a haunted house to benefit the "Backpack Program" at local elementary schools. Donations are encouraged and appreciated as they will help provide nourishment to local children. They're donating to Oakland Terrace Elementary School and Hutchison Beach Elementary School.

Panama City: Jaycee's Haunted House at 200 East Beach Drive. Doors open at 7 p.m. $10 per visitor. Event will also be on November 4 and 5.

Panama City: Mall Wide Trick-or-Treating October 31 from 6 until 8 p.m.

Panama City Beach's Mall-O-Ween at Pier Park
Children ages 12 and under are invited to trick-or-treat in a safe environment from store to store at Pier Park on Halloween night from 6 to 8 p.m.

Sneads: Sneads High School Project Graduation is hosting a haunted house October 27-31 at 8082 Church Street. It starts at 6:30 p.m. Central. Admission is $5, but children 5 and under get in free if accompanied by an adult. There'll also be boiled peanuts, drinks, and sweets for sale.

The Springfield Police Department is hosting a Public Safety Fall Festival from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Part of the festival will include a police vs. fire chili cook off.

Port St. Joe: Ghosts on the Coasts on October 31. Get your creative costumes together and come have a great night downtown Port St. Joe! Join us downtown on Historic Reid Avenue October 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time for our annual Ghosts on the Coast Halloween Celebration! There'll be a costume Contest with 5 divisions: 0-2, 3-5, 6+, Family & Groups, and Pets. Trick-or-Treating and games will follow the contest at the sound of the Firehouse whistle!

Vernon: Project Graduation
Haunted hallway. Parent discretion advised.
October 29 and 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. for $5 at the Old Vernon High School (behind City Hall).

Wewahitchka: Haunted Trail at Dead Lakes Park October 31 and November 1 at 7:30 p.m. sponsored by Wewahitchka High School's Graduation Class of 2015. Come out for a night of thrills and chills and even a hayride. Haunted trail admission price is $4 for ages 10 and up, $2 for kids 9 and under. Hayrides are $1 per person. Ages 2 and under are free. Concession stands will be open.

Most neighborhoods start trick-or-treating Halloween at sunset (5:56 p.m.) and wrap up around 8 p.m.. Cities who mentioned specific trick-or-treat times on October 31:

Altha trick-or-treating: 5 to 8 p.m.
Bonifay trick-or-treating: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Blountstown trick-or-treating: 5 to 8 p.m. Police department will be doing traffic control. Curfew at 8 p.m.
Freeport trick-or-treating: 5-8 p.m.
Vernon trick-or-treating downtown on Halloween: 6 to 8 p.m.

There's also a private social network site, Nextdoor, for your neighborhood where you can see who's giving out candy this year using an interactive map.

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