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150+ Events and Things To Do in Orlando in October 2023

Updated: Oct 29, 2023

As we fall into October, there is so much happening in Orlando, including Halloween, Oktoberfest, Fall Festivals, Pumpkins Patches, Corn Mazes, and so much more.

The Top Things To Do In Orlando In September

The Top Things To Do In Orlando In October

Welcome to October, a busy month full of amazing events and things to do here in Orlando.

As we transition from summer to fall, the weather is so much more comfortable and there is lots more outdoor events to enjoy, including food festivals, art fairs and more.

There is Oktoberfest events too, the most spook-tacular Halloween events, fall festivals, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and much more, and whether you're visiting the area on vacation, or you're an Orlando local, check out our list of the best things to do throughout the month of October.

Happy Fall, Happy Oktoberfest, and Happy Halloween!



Oktoberfest at Krush Brau Park

Oktoberfest at Krush Brau Park
Friday, Now - October 22, 2023

Get ready for an authentic Oktoberfest experience right here in Kissimmee, at Krush Brau Park! While the traditional Oktoberfest festivities are held in Munich, Germany, you don't have to travel across the Atlantic to immerse yourself in the rich traditions and Bavarian charm. Join Krush Brau Park and indulge in all the beer, food, music, and fun that make Oktoberfest a beloved global celebration.

At Krush Brau Park, the've recreated the spirit of Munich's Oktoberfest to bring you an unforgettable experience. Adorned with traditional Bavarian décor and vibrant Oktoberfest colors, sets the perfect backdrop for a memorable celebration. The aroma of freshly baked pretzels, bratwurst, and sauerkraut fills the air, transporting you straight to the heart of Bavaria.

German American Society of Central Florida Oktoberfest

German American Society of Central Florida Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 7, 2023

Celebrate Oktoberfest at the German American Society of Central Florida for the Best and Most Authentic Oktoberfest around!

Join in the Biergarten from Noon to 10:00 pm for fabulous German food and plenty of beer on tap from German breweries. Live musical entertainment and dancing all day long, both outside in the Biergarten and inside the Clubhouse. Kids play area with games and bounce house! Traditional Flag Parade at 5:30 pm.

Avalon Park Oktoberfest

Avalon Park Oktoberfest
Friday, October 13 - Saturday, October 14, 2023

Avalon Park is hosting it's annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 14, 2023, with a Beer Garden Preview Friday, October 13!

There will be a Beer Garden, Live Music, Food Vendors, Alpine Dancing and plenty of good times to go around!

Swantoberfest at Swan Brewing

Swantoberfest at Swan Brewing
Friday, October 13 - Sunday, October 15, 2023

Get ready to raise your steins and celebrate Swantoberfest at Swan Brewing for a weekend filled with fun activities, delicious food, great music, and a true celebration of Oktoberfest.

Indulge in traditional German cuisine from a lineup of incredible food trucks, available during normal operating hours. Savor the flavors that will transport you straight to Munich!

Enjoy live music as you immerse yourself in the Oktoberfest spirit, test your strength and endurance in the stein hoisting competition.

Pls, don't miss the limited edition Swantoberfest glassware, exclusively available during the event. Raise your glass and toast to the spirit of Oktoberfest with the fine brews!

Come dressed in your best Bavarian attire for a chance to win the best Oktoberfest dressed competition.


Sunday, October 15, 2023

Transport yourself to Germany and join in on the Celebration of the Year at New York Beer Project’s Oktoberfest!

Travel between the decked out Munich Biergarten, German Beer Hall and Bavarian Garden as you taste TEN 5 oz. tasters of beer of German and Craft Beer including faves like Award-Winning Prost! Oktoberfest Lager, Drunkin Punkin, Augustiner Lager and Frankenstiener Black IPA…just to name a few!

Test your skills and have the chance to win prizes at the annual NYBP Stein Hoisting competition, German costume contest, and the NYBP Weiner Toss! Plus, experience Oktoberfest just like you would in Munich as you listen to the fun, authentic German Music from a live Oktoberfest band.

Inverness Brewers Union Oktoberfest 2023

Inverness Brewers Union Oktoberfest 2023
Saturday, October 21, 2023

Enjoy Oktoberfest in downtown Inverness. Clint Byron Band will be playing Live as you enjoy an unlimited sampling of the best craft beers, ciders & wines. Food & Cigar trailer onsite.

Oktoberfest AND Halloween at the German American Society of Central Florida

Halloween Oktoberfest!
Saturday, October 28, 2023

Ccelebrate Oktoberfest AND Halloween at the German American Society of Central Florida for the Best and Most Authentic Oktoberfest around!

Enjoy fabulous German food and plenty of beer on tap from German breweries. Live musical entertainment and dancing all day long, both outside in the Biergarten and inside the Clubhouse. Kids play area with games and bounce house, and the traditional Flag Parade.



Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms
Weekends, September 23 - October 29, 2023

36111 N CR 44A Eustis, FL 32736

3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696

Celebrate fall in Florida at Amber Brooke Farm’s biggest festival of the year!

Pick Pumpkins, get lost in the Crop Maze, Pet animals in the Petting Zoo, Pick Flowers and Vegetables, listen to live music and entertainment, and more. Plus, enjoy all your favorite year-round farm activities.

Plus, new this year, they've added Archery and Gel Blaster Ranges to the fun things to do!

Tickets start at $15 per person. Get details now.

A Lot Of Pumpkins, Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival

A Lot Of Pumpkins, Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival
Select Days, September 23 - October 30, 2023

35317 Huff Road, Eustis, FL 32736

A Lot of Pumpkins pumpkin patch and fall festival at Santa’s Christmas Tree Forest in Eustis is open for the 16th straight year, weekends from September 23rd through October 30th and select weekdays in October.

Attractions include The Magical Maze has thirteen scary monster pictures hidden throughout…find them all and win a prize! The horse and pony rides and zip line rides are open weekends. The giant culvert slide, barrel train rides, trike track, duck races and so much more are available in the Jolly Acres play area. Jack’s Barnyard petting zoo is the place to visit with all of our farm animal friends. Hayrides and bounce pillows complete the fun!

The Kettle and Grill serves up a variety of hotdogs, hamburgers, sausages, and kettle korn. Street tacos are served at the Taco Tree. Visit the Frozen Elf for a frozen treat to end your meal. Selection may be limited on weekdays. Specialty drinks, beer, wine and seltzers are available from the bar.

October 28 - 30. Trick or Treat stations will be set up throughout the farm. Put on your family friendly costumes and join in the fun..

Pumpkins are displayed in a shaded lot to help preserve their freshness. Pumpkins are priced by size and type with most ranging between $3 and $13.

Southern Hills Farm Fall Festival

Southern Hills Farm Fall Festival
Thursday - Sunday, September 23 - November 12. 2023

16651 Schofield Rd, Clermont, FL 34714

The 8th Annual Fall Festival is happening each Thursday-Sunday between Sept. 23 and Nov. 12.

Fall Festival Fun Includes: Kids Zone, 5-acre corn maze, farm wagon rides, yard games, U-pick sunflower and zinnia fields, pumpkin patch barn with a wide variety of beautiful and unique pumpkins of all sizes and colors, beautiful rooftop deck, picture perfect photo op areas for your fall family photos, and more!

Enjoy our delicious apple cider donuts, blueberry lemonade, frozen and hot apple cider, blueberry cobbler, pumpkin muffins and more from their vintage Airstream turned bakery.

Join The Showcase Of Citrus for the 5th annual Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall Festival

The Showcase Of Citrus Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall Festival
September 23 - November, 2023

15051 Frank Jarrell Rd, Clermont, FL 34714

The Showcase of Citrus is once again hosting its popular Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall festivities

The entire family is invited to enjoy fall at The Showcase of Citrus located at 15051 Frank Jarrell Rd Clermont 34714.

The Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall Festival begins September 23 with thousands of pumpkins, the world's biggest monster truck rides, exotic animals, gem mining, playgrounds, and more.

There will be themed alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages at the bars, and of course pumpkin treats!

Annual Great Scott Farms Fall Festival
Saturdays and Sundays, September 30 – November 26, 2023

26216 County Road Mount Dora 32757

At Great Scott Farms get lost in a huge 6.5 acre corn maze! Jump on a huge jumping pillow, slide down a 60ft super slide, play on the giant castle-like playground and much more!

You can take an audio tour of the farm on the hay ride while learning about what they grow and their history. Check out their Market, Cafe, and food vendors.

Club Lake Fall Festival

Club Lake Fall Festival
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, September 30 – October 29, 2023

3403 Rock Springs Road Apopka, Florida 32712

Activities this year include two hay rides, corn maze, toddler maze, pumpkin patch, Country Store, play structures, high strikers, football area, basketball area, The Cow Wash, and much more! Pumpkin chunkin’ and tennis ball launching from an air cannon are also available

Sunsational Farms Fall Festival

Sunsational Farms Fall Festival
Saturdays, September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 2023

40541 Roger Giles Road, Umatilla 32784

Join Sunsational Farms down on the farm, for some family fun this Fall.

The iconic Big Orange will be transformed into Big Jack, a perfect photo opportunity for a unique, awesome picture. Plus enjoy bee train, carnival games, pumpkin etc, food truck and ore.

Enjoy Fall On The Farm At Whisper Creek Farm, Grande Lakes Resort

Grande Lakes Orlando Fall On The Farm
Weekends, October 7 - 29, 2023

4040 Central Florida Pkwy, Orlando, FL 3283

Grande Lakes Orlando, the 500-acre luxury resort destination located in the headwaters of the Florida Everglades, anchored by The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes and JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, has announce the return of its fourth annual Fall on the Farm event this October.

Consisting of family-friendly activities and seasonal celebrations taking place at the on-site 18,000-square-foot Whisper Creek Farm, alongside attractive stay and event packages, Fall on the Farm welcomes guests to enjoy an abundance of excitement all month long.

Every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm throughout October, Grande Lakes Orlando will host an array of unique activities for guests of all ages.

Tickets are priced at $49 for adults, $30 for children ages 3-12 years old and complimentary for infants and toddlers, which includes parking and farm entry, as well as access to programming including hayrides, pumpkin carving and painting, seasonal family games, animal encounters, face painting, a farmer's market, archery exhibit, falconry meet and greet, farming education and live music entertainment.

Lake Nona Town Harvest

Lake Nona Town Harvest
October 14, 2023

Lake Nona’s Town Harvest kicks off the fall season with a pumpkin patch and decorating station, live country music, and a tractor photo-op. Not to mention, come grab some fall themed treats and enjoy one of our specialty drinks!

Ol Packing House Annual Fall Extravaganza

Annual Fall Extravaganza
October 14, 2023

At the Ol Packing House Annual Fall Extravaganza get ready for some great Antiquin and Pickin .

With over 120 Vendors Inside and Out… Live Band …and Food Vendors you won’t want to Miss Out

Four Corners Fall Festival

Four Corners Fall Festival
October 21, 2023

The Four Corners Fall Festival features a pumpkin patch with pumpkins available for sale, photo ops, food trucks, craft vendors, music by DJ Eddie, kids activities and games, and a Kids Costume Contest.

Winter Springs Hometown Harvest
October 28, 2023

Celebrate autumn at the Winter Springs 17th annual fall festival, Hometown Harvest, presented by Orlando Health. From FREE hayrides to live musical performances, this event hosts a large collection of fun activities, including the Winter Springs Got Talent competition! Kids can enjoy bounce houses and trunk or treat.

4Roots Sprout Sprint + Harvest Festival

4Roots Sprout Sprint + Harvest Festival
October 28, 2023

This family-friendly day includes a Sprout Sprint Fun Run, Lil’ Sprout Kids Run, and 4Roots Harvest Festival. Start the day with a 2.49-mile fun run/walk along scenic trails through the Packing District and 4Roots Farm Campus. Starting and ending at The Grove Park in the Packing District.

After, participants, spectators and the community can attend the 4Roots Harvest Festival for live music, food vendors, Packing District Farmers Market with local artisans, a pumpkin patch hosted by Fresh by 4Roots, and more. For kids, we will have a costume contest, a Lil’ Sprout Kids Run, and lots of fun activities and games.

Halloween Fall Festival, Luau & Car Show

Halloween Fall Festival, Luau & Car Show
October 29, 2023

Join Horsepower Events on October 29, 2023 from 10 am to 3 pm for the Halloween Fall Festival & Car Show at Horsepower Ranch!


2023 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Select Nights, Now - November 1, 2023

Get ready for a spooktacular celebration with plenty of tricks and treats at this year's Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, happening now through November 1, 2023.

Enjoy spellbinding entertainment including shows, a parade, fireworks, Disney characters dressed in their Halloween best, and so much more.

This limited-capacity, nighttime event starts at 7 pm and allows guests to experience shorter wait times on attractions, themed food and beverage and more

Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Select Nights, Now - November 4, 2023

Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) at Universal Orlando Resort is huge, its one of the biggest Halloween events in Florida, and features horror of all genres, from cinematic greats and crazed cult favorites to the park’s original abominations, and each year the legend grows and the experience reaches beyond your wildest nightmares.

Halloween Horror Nights 32 includes 10 terrifying haunted houses, 5 sinister scare zones and live entertainment.

This year's haunted houses include The Exorcist: Believer, Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count, Universal Monsters: Unmasked, Stranger Things 4, and The Last of Us..

Busch Gardens Tampa Zombie Entertainer Scare Zone 2023 Howl-O-Scream - Sin City Zombies

Howl-O-Scream At Busch Gardens Tampa

Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Tampa’s premier Halloween event returns earlier than ever with new frights & scares taking over the entire park with haunted houses, scare zones, sinister shows and more.

Until October 31st, unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner, including on Busch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides. Howl-O-Scream is bringing fear to the next level and once you’re in there’s nothing to fear but everything.

Haunted houses include fan favorite, The Residence: Home For The Holidays, plus Ms. Stranglewood is back for more haunts this spooky season, year, and has something sinister waiting behind every corner. plus, new this year is D.H. Baggums, Circus of Fear.

This year's scare zone's include the all new Big Ed's Demolition Derby, which features a rather sinister Big Ed, and Sin City Zombies, another brand new scare zone for 2023.

SeaWorld Orlando, the Siren Twins, Frost and Flame at Howl-O-Scream Sirens of SeaWorld

Howl-O-Scream At SeaWorld Orlando

Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Howl-O-Scream resurfaces at SeaWorld Orlando and this year you will have nowhere to hide. Howl-O-Scream has washed ashore, and this time, the fear is everywhere.

Returning for its third year on September 8, Howl-O-Scream runs select nights through October 31, and this year Howl-O-Scream isn’t just back at SeaWorld. It’s bigger and better than ever with ALL-NEW terrors.

Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you’ve entered a house of horrors. Deepen the thrill with nighttime coaster rides. Quench your thirst for fear at a fiendishly interactive bar. And feel the monstrous electricity of three live shows.

Busch Gardens’ Spooktacular
Select Days, Now - October 31, 2023

At Busch Gardens’ Spooktacular, from September 9 to October 31, guests will step into a whimsical world full of enchantment with Kandy, a witch-in-training!

Every Saturday and Sunday, plus Monday Oct. 30 & Tuesday Oct. 31, this event takes place during regular park hours, and is included with park entry. Busch Gardens’ Spooktacular will be casting magical spells, from 12 – 4 pm at the Festival Walkway.

A costume parade, story time and trick or treating are some of the activities guests will find in this immersive Halloween experience.

Scream-A-Geddon Haunt


Now - November 4, 2023

If you go down to the woods this spooky season your in for a horrific surprise... Scream-A-Geddon in Dade City is BACK!

Spread across 20 acres in a remote corner of Pasco County, the scariest of horror parks, Scream-A-Geddon Horror Park has five haunted houses, a zombie paintball fight and monsters who can and will grab you!

Scream-A-Geddon is only a miserable 1 hour, 30 minute drive from Orlando, and it is so worth it, if you dare....

This years event features the all new haunted house, Breach. Enter if you dare, but you may never come out, plus returning this year is fan favorite's, Rage 3D, Floodwater Bayou, Ravenhill Asylum, Demon's Revenge, and of course it wouldn't be Scream-A-Geddon without Zombie Paintball Assault!!

The event also features Monster Midway with food, beer, and games, and Bono's Beer Garden.

Goblins & Giggles Weekends at Gaylord Palms Resort Orlando

Gaylord Palms Goblins & Giggles Weekends

Now - October 29, 2023

Bewitching thrills, chills and laughter will once again fill fall weekends as guests are treated to family-friendly Halloween fun beginning Sept. 9, 2023, when Gaylord Palms Resort kicks off its annual Goblins & Giggles Weekends celebration.

The much loved event which runs through Oct. 29, will feature live shows, interactive events, dance and costume parties, character experiences, spooky animal encounters, a themed scavenger hunt and escape room, and plenty of sweet treats.

Plus this year, Gaylord Palms Resort is offering two “Fall Into Family Fun” hotel packages with features like free resort credit, premium guest room views, and tickets to popular Goblins & Giggles Weekends events.

Adult Vampire Experience, Nosferatu returns to Orlando this fall

Nosf3ratu at The Ren Theater
Now - November 5, 2023

Nosferatu is returning to Orlando for year 3! Renaissance Theatre Company have revealed that the re-re-vamped adult horror experience Nosferatu is back following a sold out run in 2022. This years experience has been totally re-vamped, so returning guests will join new patrons to experience it all for the first time.

Every inch of the Ren's 15,468 square foot warehouse in Downtown Orlando will be converted into an exciting maze of elaborately designed shadowy scenes, with the audience moves from room to room, encountering performers behind every secret door.

The great thing about this experience is that every guest has a unique experience, with the cast of 32 vampires leading the audience into hidden corners of the building, where they play out scary, and sexy scenarios during the 90-minute experience.

One the experience is over, new this year is VBar, the sexy nightclub where thirsty vampires meet their prey opens late for a completely different experience. Sexy vampires, live entertainment, and bloody good cocktails. See the show, stay for the party.

Nosferatu is for adults 18+ Strong sexuality including nudity. Sadism, blood, gore, and violent themes. Expect haze and fog, strobing and moving lights, complete darkness. Loud sounds and music throughout. Audience will move from space to space through dark corridors on foot. Check out for details.

SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular

Select Dates, Now - October 31, 2023

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is back with fun surprises, candy, costumes and more! Kids love trick-or-treating (with purchase of reusable bag) during this daytime event as they explore the decorated trail and meet colorful characters.

This year be sure to check out all their immersive family Spooktacular Festivities and plan your visit this fall.

SeaWorld Spooktacular runs select days, Sept. 16 – Oct. 31, and is included with park admission.

LEGOLAND Florida Brick-or-Treat

LEGOLAND Florida Brick-or-Treat
Select Days, Now - October 29, 2023

Families will be screaming in excitement at LEGOLAND Florida Brick-or-Treat this year, with more candy, more LEGO characters and more spell-binding surprises than ever before.

This Halloween spectacular will bewitch families with so many amazing experiences including V.I.M. Dance Party Hosted by Lord Vampyre, the new show The UnbeLEAFable Halloween Night and NEW 4D Movie: The Great Monster Chase.

Enjoy live shows, costume contests, meet and greets, spooky LEGO decorations and Monster mischief around every corner – all included with general park admission and select Annual Passes.

Pirates Dinner Adventure is hosting “Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises”

Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises
Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Pirates Dinner Adventure is hosting “Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises”, a Halloween-themed dinner show suitable for ghouls and goblins of all ages.

As the Blood Moon casts an eerie glow over the high seas, the notorious Captain Sebastian the Black and his pirate crew of vampires are in search of the Sulzana’s Eye, a cursed necklace that will allow them to live in the daylight. And only you can stop them before the necklace falls into the wrong hands! Embark on a spooktacular journey filled with aerial artistry, swordplay, death-defying stunts and dynamic duels.

In addition to the themed show, guests can satisfy their sweet tooth on the Trick R Treat Trail and the whole family is encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes on select nights of the Vampirates show.

Screamin' Green Hauntoween at Crayola Experience

Screamin' Green Hauntoween at Crayola Experience
Now - October 31, 2023

Screamin' Green Hauntoween is back and more colorful than ever! Join Crayola Experience Orlando on a quest to discover rare, Halloween colors and meet monster-ific characters as you go! To find them all, you’ll journey into an ancient Pharaoh’s tomb, creep through a spooktacular forest and more all while creating WITCHtacular crafts!

This event is CHALK-full of spooky happenings: a themed scavenger hunt, spook-tastic crafts, character photo ops, and more! ALL included with admission.

Plus every weekend enjoy trick-or-treating and a DJ dance party.

Fear Reach Scream Park Central Florida

Fear Reach Scream Park
Select Nights, Now - November 4, 2023

Far Reach Ranch in Tavares is home to a brand new terrifying haunted attraction for 2023 called Fear Reach Scream Park.

Fear Reach Scream Park will be open every Friday and Saturday from September 29 - November 4, plus Halloween night itself on October 31. Regular hours will be 7 pm - 12 am.

This new haunted attraction has 3 haunted attractions, Grimoire Manor, Bloodline Barn, and Chainsaw Chase, then at Pitchfork Parlor you can enjoy spooky cocktails from the bar and live music featuring a punk/rockabilly band, plus try your hand at axe throwing and carnival games in Dr. Deviant’s Game Emporium!

Happy Frights at Leu Gardens

Happy Frights
Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Gather the entire family for a fun, family-friendly Halloween adventure throughout Orlando’s Leu Gardens during Happy Frights. This new experience from Creative City Arts features exciting immersive worlds, live characters, food and trick-or-treating.

Guests will meet a dancing bridge-troll, walk through a garden of sunflowers, explore a neon-light maze, climb up a giant hay-pyramid, celebrate Dia de Muertos and so much more – all while visiting nine trick-or-treat stations along the way. Get tickets here.

Haunting Nights Leu Gardens Creative City Project

Haunting Nights at Leu Gardens
Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

This Halloween season once darkness arrives, there is a brand new nighttime experience to enjoy here in Orlando, as Creative City Arts presents Haunting Nights, an artful, exciting Halloween experience that will take place in the forests of Leu Gardens.

Guests to this new immersive Haunting Nights experience will be welcomed by a 10’ tall jack-o-lantern, before making your way past the bridge troll and into the forest of eyes.

You will then walk through a garden of sunflowers, journey through a neon-light maze, climb up a giant hay-pyramid, meet La Catrina in our Dia de Muertos world, and so much more.

Creative City Arts promises some jump-scares, but say it won't be too scary with the event recommended for guests 13 and up. Get tickets here.

Sir Henry Haunted Trail Plant City

Sir Henry Haunted Trail

Select Nights, Now - November 4, 2023

The one of a kind outdoor haunted attraction, Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail is celebrating 10 seasons of horror this spooky season, guests can expect an all new attraction - a haunted hayride, as well as brand new themes for every trail including the return of many fan favorite characters!

This years event will run select nights from September 29 - November 4, and will feature 3 haunted experiences, Legends Of Halloween haunted hayride, 2 escape rooms, plus laser tag, and axe throwing.

The three new trail for this years event are Tales Of The Dead, Wicked Waters and Moonlight Massacre.

Sir Henry Haunted Trail is a horrific one hour drive from Orando in your doom buggy.

The Haunting of River Ranch

The Haunting of River Ranch
Every Fri/Sat, Now - November 4, 2023

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo is is back with bone-chilling excitement, as the resort hosts the second chapter of the annual The Haunting of River Ranch.

From September 29 – November 4, 2023, guests of Westgate River Ranch and the public are invited to immerse themselves in The Haunting of River Ranch. This year's event features the Cowboy Adventure Park & Florida Fair, a haunted hayride and an all-new haunted house, intertwined with a captivating original narrative.

Spooky Fall Experience by Marriott Village Orlando

Spooky Fall Experience by Marriott Village Orlando
Now - October 31, 2023

Join the Marriott Village Orlando in creating memorable spooky fun experiences. Daily and holiday weekend from September 1, 2023, to October 31, 2023, Marriott Village Orlando will come alive at night with bespoke activities and curated amenities to experience the destination difference and a spooky good time. Book your stay today to reserve one of the newest talked about Spooky Halloween experiences in Orlando!

Click, Clack, BOO! A Tricky Treat
Various Days, October 2 - October 29, 2023

Just in time for Halloween is Click, Clack, BOO! A Tricky Treat, at Orlando Family Stage.

It’s Halloween! Duck, Pig, Cow, and Hen cannot wait to throw a Halloween party, complete with apple-bobbing, bottomless candy bowls, and a spook-tacular costume contest, against Farmer Brown’s wishes, as he is afraid of Halloween.

Join the barnyard crew as they use some clever trickery to show Farmer Brown that sometimes a little scare can be big fun!

A Halloween costume parade of children in costumes is a part of each weekend show.

Enzian 13 Films Of Halloween

Enzian 13 Films Of Halloween
October 3 - 31, 2023

The Enzian Theater has announced the return of the popular 13 Films of Halloween Series.

Every October, Enzian showcases a series of scary movies and events so you can celebrate Halloween all month long. The lineup features programs for all ages and includes parties, midnight films, cult classics, free outdoor screenings, and more! This year Enzian Theater will have 13 Cocktails of Halloween available throughout October at Eden Bar, and Eden Bar’s Halloween Party!

Get ready for a bloody good time at Eden Bar’s Halloween Party! Dress to impress in your best costume and party with your friends until you’re dead at dawn. This not to be missed night includes music, food, and drinks, before ending the celebration with the midnight feature – The Beyond: The Composer’s Cut.

For more details, check out the Enzian Theater Website.

Owl Prowl: Here for the Boos
Friday, October 6, 2023

Enjoy an adults-only evening of owl education. This Owl Prowl will include up-close encounters with native Florida owl species, a presentation on owls and how to find them in the wild, and a walk around the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in the dark to encounter the Center's owls as they awaken for the night. Costumes are encouraged at this Halloween themed event! Guests must be 18 years of age or older.

Friday, October 6 - Sunday, October 8, 2023

Spookily features Celebrities, Horror Movie Props, Dark and Mysterious vendors, Live Entertainment, VIP Exclusives and more await you at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.

Longwood Haunted History Tour
October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 28, 2023

An enchanting evening of eerie entertainment featuring a frighteningly fun-filled 75 minute theatrical walking tour of the Bradlee-McIntyre House, filled with historical facts, spine-tingling stories, and ill-fated illusion, get tickets now.

Lake Nona Pumpkin Carving Workshop

Lake Nona Pumpkin Carving Workshop
October 12, 2023

Hosted at Lake Nona’s Dockside, unleash your creative potential with an instructor led pumpkin carving workshop by world renowned pumpkin carver, Paul Dever!

The cost of this class includes personal pumpkin carving tool set that you can bring home for future carving! (a $30 value)

FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival

FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival
October 13 - 15, 2023

3 DAYS OF FRIGHTS, FUN, and FILMMAKERS! Welcome to the FREAK SHOW Horror Film Fest, the premier horror-genre film festival in Orlando, Florida. Meet Cast and Crew from Screening Films, See Exclusive Independent Horror Films, Walk the Red Carpet, Festival Parties, Movies, Movies, and more Movies!

Lake Nona Murder Mystery Dinner

Lake Nona Murder Mystery Dinner
Friday, October 13, 2023

Want to solve a murder? On this Friday the 13th, join Lake Nona at Dockside Lake Nona for a Murder Mystery Dinner, a fully immersive experience with costumes, clues, and crime. Dinner and a welcome drink will be provided to kick off the mysterious night ahead.

An Enchanted Evening of Mystic Arts

An Enchanted Evening of Mystic Arts
Friday, October 13, 2023

Join a celebration of the spiritual, unexplained, and the impossible! This is a FREE Event!

There will be spiritualism, mysticism, and New Age arts.including fortune telling, tarot reading, EMP tracking, orb/spiritual photography, aura reading, New Age crystals, jewelry, and art, and related topics. Get more info here.

The event will be hosted in conjunction with the City of Casselberry's Friday Food Truck Event.

Manor of Madness is Leesburg’s premiere haunted attraction.

Manor of Madness
October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2023

Manor of Madness is Leesburg’s premiere haunted attraction.

A walk through haunted attraction that takes place inside the Melon Patch theatre on select nights in October. The "maze" is built on the actual stage of the theatre and goes all throughout the building!

Boo! Central Florida Zoo's Zoo Boo Bash returns this spooky season

Central Florida Zoo Boo Bash
October 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29, 2023

The beloved Zoo Boo Bash is offering more Halloween festivities than ever this year with three weekends of costumes, an exciting trick-or-treat path and all your Zoo favorites.

This year’s party takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on select dates, Oct. 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29.

The family-friendly event will feature treat stations and other fun activities. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to dress their best and show off their costumes.

Guests can purchase tickets online here for guaranteed admission.

Gatorland’s Gators, Ghosts And Goblins

Gatorland’s Gators, Ghosts And Goblins

October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29, 2023

Gators, Ghosts and Goblins at Gatorland returns with lots of spooky activities!

Swamp Ghost’s Monster Museum returns with an all-new exhibit! Encounter specters, goblins, and more as you learn about the origins of everyone’s favorite haunted holiday!

Explore new haunt-zones like The Creepy Creature Carnival, where famous monsters moonlight as midway attractions! and the Frightful Frontier, an old west town populated with cursed cowboys! Plus, seek out hidden beasties like the Florida Skunk Ape, Moth Man, Chupacabra, and more!

All this plus interactive characters, animal meet-and-greets, a Children’s Halloween Costume Parade with treat bags for all kids who participate! There’s also fun shows, a variety of specialtyvendors, games, candy giveaways, and more!

Gatorland’s Gators, Ghosts, and Goblins is included with your regular park admission on October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29, 10am to 5pm.

Halloween Horror Fights 3: Dream Warriors
Sunday, October 15, 2023

Mayhem on Mills is back! Get ready for Halloween Horror Fights 3 at Sidewards Brewing.

Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics
October 19, 2023

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Orlando. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Halloween classics at The Abbey under the gentle glow of candlelight.

14th Annual Dia de los Muertos & Monster Party

14th Annual Dia de los Muertos & Monster Party
October 19, 2023

Dia de los Muertos and Monster Party is a themed exhibition at CityArts Orlando and an outdoor experience with live performances, vendors, and more! Now in its 13th year, the Día de los Muertos & Monster Art Exhibitions will showcase Day of the Dead and Halloween-inspired art created by regional, national, and international artists. This unique art exhibition will be paired with an outdoor experience on opening night that will feature food, drinks, entertainment and spooky art vendors.

Join Central Florida Community Arts Big Band for Ghoulish Grooves

Ghoulish Grooves
October 19, 2023

You’re invited for a swinging wake! Join Central Florida Community Arts Big Band for Ghoulish Grooves- a spook-tacular concert filled with not-so-scary thrills and chills fit for the whole family. Central Florida’s biggest, baddest big band has returned to haunt the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater for CFCArts' inaugural Halloween concert.

Audiences can expect big-band style reimaginings of frightfully fun tunes, such as Ghostbusters, Thriller, and the Addams Family theme. It’s sure to be a Halloween treat- and that’s no trick!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Thursday, October 19 - Friday, October 20, 2023

Don your leather jacket, corset, and fishnet tights, DeLand Pride and the Absent Friends are bringing the cult classic back after much “antici… pation at the Athens Theater.