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Miami, FL (September 17, 2018): Once again the Miami Children’s Museum is bringing Halloween’s most fun event to South Florida! The 9th annual Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash, chaired by Steven & Virginia Weber with Honorary Chair WTVJ personality Roxanne Vargas, will be held on Sunday, October 14th from 1PM to 5PM.

Get ready to trick or treat throughout the Museum’s 17 galleries! This family friendly costume bash, presented by Capital One, features a toddler room, donut decorating with Dunkin Donuts, mini pumpkin decorating, performances led by the Museum’s Theater Troupe, lunch provided by Pollo Tropical, character meet & greet, and more! Plus brave the not so scary haunted tour through our NEW exhibit, Pirate Island, before it opens to the public. Guests will also be able to enjoy treats from Shipt, GoGo Squeez, Power Crunch, Sugarman Candy, Vintage Pops and more! The event will have free parking courtesy of Miami Parking Authority.

All tickets can be purchased in advance at:  Admission is $50.00 for non-members and $40.00 for Members. Early bird ticket pricing is available now through October 9 with tickets starting at $45 for non-members and $35 for Museum Members. The Museum is closed for the event and the only entrance is through the purchase of a ticket.  All funds raised for the event will directly support the Museum’s educational programs, ensuring the highest quality educational and arts programming for South Florida’s youth and families.

Sponsors for the event include Capital One as the official Presenting Sponsor and Coastal Building Maintenance as the event’s Haunted Activity sponsor. Trick or Treat sponsors include Academica, Yolanda & Jeff Berkowitz;  Caleb & Calder Sloan’s Awesome Foundation; Century Risk Advisors; Susan & Richard Lampen; The Malamed Family; Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.; Terra Group; Greenspoon Marder; Holland & Knight LLP.

Spooky Level Sponsors include: BC Architects; BLICK Art Materials; Marianne & John Devine; Michelle & Bob Diener; Fabricant & Company; The Falcon Group- Engineers, Architects & Energy Consultants; Gelber Schachter & Greenberg P.A.; Glide Capital; Lash & Goldberg LLP; Law Office of Gerald K. Schwartz; The Logan Levy Family; M2E Consulting Engineers; The Melchiondo Family; The Netkin Family; Mr. Arnaud and Dr. Rebecca Karsenti; The Pardo Family; Power Crunch; The Schmerin Family; Shook, Hardy & Bacon; The Ressler Team; Verdeja, De Armas & Trujillo; Alexis & Scott Wagner; and Virginia & Steven Weber. For additional sponsorship opportunities, please contact Daniella Cabezas at

Miami Children’s Museum is now celebrating 15 years of successful residency on Watson Island. Miami Children’s Museum offers bilingual and interactive exhibits; programs and classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. The Museum has 17 interactive galleries as well as housing many exciting and fun traveling exhibits. Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Through arts and educational programs, the Museum seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami’s changing and diverse community by becoming the “town center” for Miami-Dade County’s children and families.