Spending Halloween in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach doesn’t have to be a chilling experience. With off-season rates and plenty of spooktacular events, your ghosts and goblins or pirates and princesses will have a ghastly good time.

Combine the white-sand beaches with frighteningly fun festivities for the best of both worlds. Vanish to the beach for a Halloween you won’t soon forget. Pack your bags with costume in tow and get ready for the powerful potion a beach vacation provides. Mark your calendar for these fun events.

Terror on the Gulf

The Hangout, Gulf Shores, Oct. 18, 19, 25, 26, 30 and 31

Fun for all ages. Nightly admission is $5 and the Kids Fright is $3.

Treasures of the Isle Halloween Party

Orange Beach Community Center, Oct. 26

Monster Bash Costume Party for the adults. Live music, fortune telling, food and costume contest. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the event.

Pelican Place Fall Fest

Pelican Place, Gulf Shores, Oct. 31

Trick or treating, free hotdogs, games, train rides and a children’s Halloween costume contest. Free.

Trunk R Treat

The Wharf, Orange Beach, Oct. 31

Trick or treating, free Ferris wheel rides, bounce house, games and other amusements.