Halloween events at UNF – UNF Spinnaker


Spooky Season has arrived in full force this week, with Halloween just around the corner. A feature of the holiday is the costumes, candy, and scary people. Many students attend UNF from afar and may not be able to leave campus to celebrate. Fortunately, the UNF is having a lot of events this week to celebrate the spooky season. Here are some of the events held on campus for the enjoyment of all students.

Teal Pumpkin Project

On Tuesday October 26, The UNF Dietitian will host the Teal Pumpkin Project outside the Osprey Cafe from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This fall festival aims to raise awareness of food allergies and is open to all students.

The Osprey Café. Photo by Camille Shaw.


Wednesday, October 27 The life and productions of the osprey is hosting a double film at the Coxwell Amphitheater. This event is free for all students with an Osprey1Card, with doors opening at 5.30 p.m. and cinema from 6 p.m.

Built by JB Coxwell Contracting, Inc., the Coxwell Amphitheater opened in August 2010. Photo by Liliana Kendall (Liliana Kendall)

Tommy G’s Haunted Open House

On Thursday, October 28, the NFU Library will host its annual Tommy G’s Haunted Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library will teach students how to use their resources while providing free food and prizes.

Poster for Tommy G’s Haunted Open House. Graphic via the UNF Library website.

Swoopocalypse Zombie Race

Also on this Thursday, Recreation and Wellness will be hosting its 8th annual Swoopocalypse Zombie Run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Eco Adventure. Students can run away from zombies or even volunteer to be a part of them! The event is free to all students and will include costumes, face painting, prizes and more.

Swoopocalpse 2014. Photo by Spinnaker.

These are just a few of the fantastic events happening on campus to celebrate the Halloween season. Many RSOs also have their own events, so keep an eye out for other planned events that might pique your interest.


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