Get the kids ready for Spookyville

Spookyville is all about presenting families with an old-fashioned option to take their children to a safe and fun place to celebrate the fall season and Halloween. Held this year over two weekends and on Halloween day — Oct. 20-22, Oct. 27-29 and Oct. 31 — Spookyville will take place in Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Hours on Fridays and Halloween day from 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

The cost is $10 per person, which includes rides and games, and kids 2 and younger are free. Tickets may be purchased online at www.southfloridafair.com or at the gate. Parking also is free.

Spookyville is intended for kids 12 and younger. The event’s activities will include trick-or-treating, carnival rides, bounce houses and a barrel train. There also will be old-fashioned games, arts and crafts, a spooky house, food and drinks and vendors.

“Spookyville is a throwback to the traditional days of family Halloweens in a fun, secure and family friendly environment,” said Lorie Stinson, the fair’s exhibits and special events manager.

Admission is $10 includes trick-or-treating every day, Kiddie rides and all contests & activities. Children 2 & younger are free. Parking is Free.

Costume contests will be held on both Sundays starting at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded

Backpacks, food, glass containers and alcohol are prohibited.

Participating Sponsors are Coca-Cola, Ford, The Palm Beach Post, Lion Country Safari, Cheney Brothers, Pinson Novelties, Florida Dairy Farmers, Florida Resort Xchange and Florida Coast Equipment, official Kubota dealer.

For more information, call Lorie Stinson at (561) 790-5245 or visit the fair’s website, www.southfloridafair.com.