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Sparkman Wharf will host its 5th annual Haunted Wharf



Sparkman Wharf, is thrilled to announce its spooktacular 5th annual Haunted Wharf event! This spine-tingling celebration is set to transform Sparkman Wharf into a haunted pirate shipwreck, promising silly spooks for the kids and hair-raising fun for the adults.

Get ready for a ghoulishly good time as we bring Halloween to life in the district. Haunted Wharf is a FREE community event suitable for all ages, offering two nights of immersive entertainment, photo opportunities, and a delectable array of festive food and drinks.

The eerie festivities kick off on Friday, October 27, with a Halloween-themed performance by the renowned DJ Matt Dodge. On Saturday, DJ Ali V will take the stage, serenading families with spooky, family-friendly hits. These thrilling performances start at 5:30 p.m., so parents can enjoy a scary-good cocktail while their little ones take over the dance floor.

But the fun doesn’t stop there! Sparkman Wharf promises an array of Halloween-themed photo opportunities, including a Siren swing, jail cell, drop-down scare window, and a uniquely decorated TAMPA sign. All these entertaining activities are absolutely complimentary. Dive into the transformation with face painting and immortalize the moment with a whimsical caricature.

The Halloween merriment extends beyond the weekend. On Monday, October 23, Sparkman Wharf will host the annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m. at The Modern Paws at Sparkman Wharf, with the contest starting at 7:00 p.m. at the stage area. Dog lovers can compete in three exciting categories: viewer’s choice, best duo, and best costume.

And the treats keep coming! On Tuesday, October 31, starting at 6:30 p.m., Sparkman Wharf invites you to a spine-tingling Movie on the Lawn featuring the classic Ghostbusters. The first 50 early arrivals will receive a complimentary treat from the renowned Hampton Chocolate Factory.

All of these spectacular events are FREE and open to the public. Please note that outside food and beverages are not permitted.

For more information, visit or follow @SparkmanWharf on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This Halloween season, Sparkman Wharf is the place to be for fang-tastic fun and thrilling memories. Don’t miss out on the spookiest event in town!

WHEN:Monday, October 23

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, October 27, 2023

Haunted Wharf

5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 28

Haunted Wharf

5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 31

Movie on the Lawn, Ghostbusters 

6:30 p.m.

WHERE:​Sparkman Wharf 

615 Channelside Drive 

Tampa, Florida 33602

About Sparkman Wharf: 

Situated on Tampa’s downtown waterfront, Sparkman Wharf features 180,000 square feet of spacious loft-style office space, 65,000 square feet of ground-level retail and a one-acre park. The vibrant central park is home to an intimate dining garden, locally-sourced biergarten and recreation lawn that is regularly programmed. Sparkman Wharf is owned and operated by Strategic Property Partners, LLC SPP is a full-service commercial real estate development firm based in Tampa, Florida. Feel the spark? Learn more about Sparkman Wharf at and follow @SparkmanWharf on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter


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