Fright Nights Event At South Florida Fairgrounds Looking For New Members In Casting Call

Fright Nights, the largest haunted house event in central Palm Beach County, with four full haunts, carnival rides, live music, food and entertainment, has issued a casting call for scare actors and makeup artists for the 21st annual Fright Nights event in October 2023.

The casting call begins at noon on Sunday, Sept. 10. Enter through the main gate at iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre off Sansburys Way at the South Florida Fairgrounds.

Fright Nights is looking for energetic male and female performers to join its “family of freaks.” Participants must be at least 16 years old unless they have a parent who will volunteer to work alongside them.

Both paid and volunteer positions are available with all levels of experience. Two forms of ID are required. Event organizers also are seeking makeup artists and makeup helpers. For more information, visit

Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds starts the season with a Behind the Scenes Tour on Thursday, Oct. 5 and will open on Friday, Oct. 6, and continue to be held on Oct. 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26 and 28.

The Midway will open at 6 p.m., and the haunted houses will open at 7 p.m.

The “carnival of terror” offers four new haunted houses, along with scare zones, midway carnival rides, live entertainment, video games and virtual reality.