Moonfest Returns Oct. 26 In Downtown West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 25, 2019) – Dubbed the “best Halloween block party in the USA,” MoonFest will once again take over four blocks of Clematis Street on Saturday, October 26 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thousands of costumed guests will convene for the monster event, featuring live entertainment, a haunted house, costume contest and other Halloween festivities.

Surfer Blood, Spred the Dub, Rogue Theory, and The People Upstairs will headline the 27th annual event. Stages will be located on the 200, 400 and 500 blocks of Clematis St.

Tickets are now available for purchase for revelers ages 21 and older only. General admission is $15. VIP passes are $75 in advance, which includes access to a private VIP lounge next to Respectable Street, open premium bar, food buffet, expedited entrance. VIP passes also include entry into the haunted house located on the 500 block of Clematis Street. Haunted house tickets cost $10 for non-VIP guests.

Attendees can also enjoy an art village, 3D projections and a food truck invasion. The Moonfest Main Costume Contest will be held at midnight, with a cash prize of $1,000 for the first-place winner. Participants can sign up for the contest between 7-11 p.m. on the corner of Quadrille and Clematis. There will also be a Doggy Costume Contest at 7 p.m. with a $200 prize and a Group Costume Contest at 10 p.m. with a $300 prize.

Moonfest partygoers may bring small purses to the event, but backpacks and large purses are not allowed. Outside food and drink, as well as plastic guns, daggers, and other toy weapons will also be not permitted at the event. Parking will be available in city owned and operated parking garages and surface lots during Moonfest. The regular daily rates for garage parking will apply up to 8 p.m. on the day of the event. ($1 for the first two hours and $1 per each additional hour thereafter). Special event parking rate of $10.00 will go into effect starting at 8 p.m. A curfew has been set starting at 8 p.m. for anyone under the age of 21.

Moonfest Inc. is a not-for-profit organization. All ticket proceeds for this year’s event are donated to the Bahamas Relief Initiative.

For more details about Moonfest or to purchase tickets, please visit or call 561-271-4315

For more information about any of the other Halloween happenings in Downtown West Palm Beach, please visit

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