SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources, the Baltimore Orioles and Sarasota Film Festival have partnered for the third year to bring the family-friendly ‘Howl-O-Ween Movie Night Spooktacular’ to Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 14.
The event is open to all ages and attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to All Faiths Food bank. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
The left field gate opens at 5 p.m., with children’s Halloween-themed games and activities in the concourse and near the outfield wall. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to the event for a costume parade around the bases led by the Oriole Bird at 6:40 p.m.
At 7 p.m., the film “Monsters, Inc.” will be broadcast on the outfield video board. All gates will close following the film at approximately 9:30 p.m. For the movie, families are encouraged to bring a blanket to watch the movie from the outfield, or enjoy viewing the movie from ballpark seating.
Concessions will be available for purchases. Only sealed plastic water bottles are permitted into the park. Coolers, outside food or lawn chairs are not allowed, strollers and high heels are not permitted on the field. Free parking will be available in the stadium’s east parking lot.