The Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash

Benefits Miami Children's Museum

Sunday, October 24 from 1 to 6 p.m.
Miami Children’s Museum
980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island
305-373-KIDS (5437), Ext. 142 (Kelly)

There will be fun and festivities for the whole family at Miami Children’s Museum’s Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash, an afternoon of trick or treating in the Museum’s 14 galleries, a spooky haunted house, crazed crafts, scary movies, cookie and pumpkin decorating, a costume parade, food and drinks and a silent auction. Marlen Pernetti is Chairman, and she and her committee are pulling out all the stops to make this a most bewitching bash with all the proceeds going to benefit the Museum’s scholarship programs. Ticket packages are $1,000 for 10 tickets, a benefactor MCM membership and a personalized tile on the starfish stroll; $500 for 8 tickets and a family MCM membership; and $200 for 6 tickets (priced at $40 each for adults and children). RSVP to Kelly at 305-373-5437, Ext. 142, or by email

Please note: The Museum will be closed for this event and will only be accessible to Halloween Bash ticketholders.

About Miami Children’s Museum

Founded in 1983, the Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to play together, learn, imagine and create. The 56,500-square-foot facility includes 14 galleries, classrooms, parent/teacher resource center and 200-seat auditorium. The museum offers hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits; programs and classes, including special needs classes; Subway restaurant; Kid Smart educational gift shop and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication.

Miami Children’s Museum receives both private and public funding. MCM is sponsored in part by the City of Miami; the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners; and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.

The Miami Children’s Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and children; MCM members and children under 12 months are free. To learn more about the museum, please visit

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