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Complete Guide to Halloween in Orlando

Updated: Nov 1, 2023

Halloween is an amazing time to be in Orlando, from the world famous Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party in Disney's Magic Kingdom to several of the best local haunted houses in the country!



From as early as August through to Halloween, Orlando transforms into the most spooktacular destination in the country with so much to experience, from full on horror experiences, to family friendly Halloween fun.


We've compiled a list of all the Halloween events taking place in Orlando, and as we get closer to Halloween we'll keep you up to date with all the latest events and happenings!



We will be regularly updating this page, so keep checking back foolish mortals!



 


THEME PARK HALLOWEEN EVENTS


2023 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Select Nights, August 11 - November 1, 2023

Get ready for a spooktacular celebration with plenty of tricks and treats when this year's Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party returns to Magic Kingdom on August 11, and runs through select nights to 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.


6 Halloween & Fall Must-Do’s at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World
August 11 - November 1, 2023

Festive Fall Decor

Who doesn’t love a cozy-season selfie? Be sure to grab your favorite autumn attire and a pumpkin spice latte and get ready to strike a pose.


From Aug. 11 to Nov. 1, Main Street, U.S.A., at Magic Kingdom will be filled with pumpkins and scarecrows, and shops will be dressed with fall foliage and garlands, making it the perfect fall photo backdrop.


Haunted Happenings

There are so many ways to experience the fall vibe around Walt Disney World.


At Disney Springs, you can listen to live music on the Waterside Stage from the Squad Ghoul each Friday through Sunday, Sept. 29 to Oct. 29.


At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, learn from a Disney animator how to draw a Disney villain, whether it’s Bruce from “Finding Nemo;” Kaa and Shere Khan from “The Jungle Book;” Tick-Tock from “Peter Pan;” or Scar from “The Lion King.” The villain animation line-up runs Oct. 1 to Oct. 31 and can be found at the Animation Experience at Conservation Station.


Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood & Vine in Disney’s Hollywood Studios offers a wickedly fun overlay this fall season that includes a chilling Halloween feast that’s frightfully delightful. Reservations for the festive experience are recommended and can be made on the Walt Disney World website!


Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Select Nights September 1 - 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.


Guests can purchase a variety of tickets and vacation packages for Halloween Horror Nights 2023, including single-night tickets and event upgrades like the R.I.P. Tour, Express Pass and the daytime Behind the Screams: Unmasking the Horror Tour.


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

Howl-O-Scream At Busch Gardens Tampa

Select Nights, September 8 - 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, September 8 - 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, September 9 - 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.


SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular

Select Dates, September 16 - 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 Nights, September 16 - 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



 


HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS


Mortem Manor at Old Town, Kissimmee

Mortem Manor
Year Round Attraction

Mortem Manor is located at Old Town, Kissimmee.


Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects.


Scream-A-Geddon Haunt


Scream-A-Geddon

September 8 - 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 Midwaywith food, beer, and games, and Bono's Beer Garden.


Haunting Nights Leu Gardens Creative City Project

Haunting Nights at Leu Gardens
Select Nights from September 26 - 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.


Happy Frights at Leu Gardens

Happy Frights
Select dates between September 29 and 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.


Sir Henry Haunted Trail Plant City

Sir Henry Haunted Trail

Select Nights, September 29 - 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 from September 29 - 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.


A Petrified Forest Orlando Haunt

A Petrified Forest

September 29 - October 28, 2023

One of the best spooky season scare experiences in Central Florida is a horrifying journey into A Petrified Forest!


This terrifying independent outdoor scare trail which is located in the Altamonte Springs area of Orlando is legendary around these parts, and this year features three new trails and more!


A Petrified Forest is a home grown community attraction, offering three intensely horrifying scare trails set in a genuinely spooky forest location covering around 2 acres.


The trails are long, with uniquely themed rooms and awesome scares around every turn.


The annual Halloween event continues to grow ever year, and now offer a whole night out with great music, food concessions, local art vendors, laser tag, backstage tours, and so much more.


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!


The Haunted Shrine in Apokka, The Bahia Shriner’s Harvest Festival and Country Faire!

The Haunted Shrine
October 20 - October 29, 2023

Welcome to the Haunted Shrine in Apokka, The Bahia Shriner’s Harvest Festival and Country Faire!


This year expect heaps o’ fun this year with ther first ever indoor corn maze! And yes, it’s VERY difficult to grow corn indoors- it’s takes all sorts o’ special lightin’ and lots uh guvernmen’ officials runnin’ round chasin’ little green folks like they was leprechauns or somethin’! But don’t worry, a little Round Up took care a’ that problem few days back!


Face The Fear House Winter Springs

Face The Fear House
October 21, 22, 28, 29, 2023

Face The Fear is a yearly fear house that takes place this year for 4 nights during the Halloween season in Winter Springs.


Fear Reach Scream Park Central Florida

Fear Reach Scream Park
Select Nights from September 26 - 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!



 


HALLOWEEN EVENTS


Goblins & Giggles Weekends at Gaylord Palms Resort Orlando

Gaylord Palms Goblins & Giggles Weekends

September 9 - 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
September 15 - 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 rentheatre.com for details.


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

Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises
Select Nights, September 19 - 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
September 23 - 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.

Click, Clack, BOO! A Tricky Treat

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.


The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show

The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show
October 7 - 31, 2023

This special version of Orlando’s longest-running dinner show will include brand new Halloween-themed magic and stories, interactive illusions featuring spooky Hollywood characters, questions answered from the great beyond, and more.


Performing 5 nights a week is the amazing Tony Brent, and during his off nights, audiences can enjoy one of our special guest entertainers: Matt Marberry, Phillip Kaiser, Jimmy Rook, or TC Tahoe.


Shows often sell out, so grab your tickets today! Costumes encouraged!


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
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 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.


Monster Mash at Island H20

Monster Mash at Island H20
Friday 13, 2023

On a night as iconic as Friday the 13th, Island H2O Water Park invites you to a spooktacular soirée like no other: the adults-only "Monster Mash."


Immerse yourself in an otherworldly experience as the water park transforms with green glowing foam, adding an eerie twist to your aquatic adventures. Ride the waves at the main pool, where the water's surface will ripple with excitement, creating an atmosphere of supernatural fun.


But wait there’s more! No party is complete without electrifying music, and our ghoulish DJ will have you dancing the night away to hauntingly good beats, including Halloween classics.

Quench your thirst with a selection specialty drinks and treats, and make sure to capture the magic of the night with a multitude of Instagram-worthy photo opportunities scattered throughout the park. These photo ops will ensure that you remember this monstrous evening forever.

For those seeking more thrills, brave the darkness and experience select slide towers that will be open exclusively for Monster Mash attendees, providing an adrenaline-pumping adventure under the moonlit sky.


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!


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.


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.


Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics

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.


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!


Winter Park Halloween on the Ave

Winter Park Halloween on the Ave
October 20, 2023

Halloween on the Ave will be an enchanting evening for dressing up and having fun.


A Nightmare on Church Street has moved to a new upscale location for its annual Halloween event. Enjoy an outrageously entertaining evening featuring all-inclusive food and beverage tastings from some of Orlando's top eateries, bars, and breweries.


Dance to local DJs and a rock band performing live music! Come dressed in your best costumes to enter the Halloween costume contest for cash prizes. Get awesome pictures at photo booths and themed areas.


Opera del Sol presents Dracula The Musical

Dracula The Musical
October 20 - 29, 2023

This October, Opera del Sol will take to the stage at CityArts in an immersive and musical retelling of Bram Stoker’s classic novel, Dracula.


Dracula The Musical is a thrilling drama of suspense and a Gothic romance of dreamlike temptation from the extraordinary team of Christopher Hampton, Don Black and Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Civil War).


Set in Europe at the end of the Victorian Age, the story follows the famed vampire as he lusts for new blood. Jonathan Harker and Mina Murray fall victim to Dracula's unnatural charm and, along with Doctor Van Helsing, must fight Dracula's supernatural powers.

Dracula will enthrall audiences with its powerful score and its potential for showcasing dark or gothic sets and costumes. Stagecraft experts will love bringing the undead to life in this haunting musical of unrequited love.


The production takes place at CityArts, 39 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando fro October 20 - 29, 2023. Tickets on sale now.


Symphony Storytime Series: Spooky Serenades

Symphony Storytime Series: Spooky Serenades
October 21 - 22, 2023

Pumpkins, candy, and ghosts, oh my! Join the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra as they trick or treat our way through this fun, spooktacular performance!


The haunted sounds of the Woodwind Quintet, together with storyteller, will help get you in the mood for the Fall Season. Get tickets now.


Collective Corner Halloween Edition Pop-Up Market

Collective Corner Halloween Edition Pop-Up Market
October 21, 2023

Are you ready for a frightful time? Join Collective Corner at our Halloween Edition market, where they will be showcasing an eerie assortment of 50 vendors. Get ready to immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit and indulge in all things spooky! See you there....


Join in at the heart of Ivanhoe Village ands create unforgettable memories filled with great food, music, and a fun spooky time!



Children's Safety Village's Trunk or Treat
October 21, 2023

The Children's Safety Village Annual Trunk or Treat Event is back! This event is FREE and OPEN to the community as space allows. Children are encouraged to dress up, but it is not required.


 ICON Park On International Drive  At Halloween

HALLOWEEKEND at ICON Park
October 26 - October 31

ICON Park is offering a long Halloweekend of fun! Starting Thursday, Oct 26 through Halloween on Tuesday, Oct. 31, the park will offer free and discounted tickets, a haunted holiday light show and spooky photo ops.

"Wheely” Big Fun for Costumed Kiddos

Bring your little princess, astronaut or cowboy out to ICON Park from Oct 26 to 31 for a FREE ride on the Carousel on the Promenade. Offer is valid for all costumed kids ages 12 and under.

Your costumed kiddo also will get the whole family 50 percent off tickets for, ICON Park’s signature attraction, The Wheel, so families can take in the views of Orlando together on their own private, air-conditioned capsule (up to five tickets.)


Haunted Holiday Light Show

Gather outdoors on The Lawn to be immersed in The Wheel’s popular annual light and fog show, as 64,000 LED lights dance 400 ft. in the air while fog drifts across the lawn at your feet. Shows will take place nightly, now through Tuesday, October 31st.

Sundays through Thursdays — 8:30 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays — 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.


Best Spooky Selfie Spot

Every night in October, the 400-foot Wheel is the ultimate Orlando Halloween photo spot for selfies, as it illuminates the skyline with a magnificent color-scape of orange, purple, green and red lights.


Central Florida Victorian Horror/Performance Troupe Phantasmagoria

Phantasmagoria XIV: Tales of the Undead
October 26, 27, 28, 2023

The critically acclaimed Victorian Horror Troupe PHANTASMAGORIA “gathers round the gravestones” to haunt and delight you with the newest entry in their long running Halloween mainstage series: Phantasmagoria XIV “Tales of the Undead.”


From terrifying Vampires fresh from their graves to Ghastly Revenants and Banshees, along with amusingly bewildered Ghosts to the very terrors of being buried alive - Phantasmagoria will weave their tapestry of “Whimsically Macabre” tales at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center for 3 shows only, October 26, 27 and 28! Get tickets now.


Works from Edgar Allan Poe, H.G. Wells, Sheridan Le Fanu, Penny Dreadfuls, Folklore, and original tales all weave together through Evocative Storytelling, Phantastical Dance, Puppetry, Projections, Original Music and MUCH more!


Spooky Empire Orlando

Spooky Empire
October 27 - 29, 2023

Spooky Empire has been delivering the best sights, sounds and screams to Halloween lovers since 2003.


They feature an enormous room of vendors, a film and tattoo festival, music, celebrity speakers, and more to satiate even the most diehard aficionados of the spooky season!


Boo on Broadway Kissimmee

Boo on Broadway
October 27, 2023

It's the most spookiest time of the year! Get your costumes out and bring the cobwebs with you to Historic Downtown Kissimmee for Boo on Broadway. Dress up and make your way through Broadway to collect candy , visit the adventures in Booville, witness the Great Kissimmee Case Race, see stilt walkers, dancers and more! Free event.


Celebrate Eolaween at Lake Eola Park

Looking for a spooktacular evening of family friendly fun? Join Downtown Orlando on Saturday, October 28, from 4 pm - 10 pm at Lake Eola's East Lawn by the Eola House!


Eolaween promises a bewitching time with a lineup of exciting activities, including games, a DJ, a craft station to awaken your artistic spirit, and a thrilling costume contest for all ages.


Plus, capture memories at our photo stations and don't miss the Halloween movie feature, “Ghostbusters," once darkness falls


Lake Nona Graveyard Smash

Lake Nona Graveyard Smash
October 28, 2023

Come to the Lake Nona Graveyard Smash, as it’s time to celebrate Halloween with spooky entertainment, trick or treat stations, inflatable courses, face paint, and thrilling music.


This event will definitely give you chills!


Celebrate Oktoberfest AND Halloween at the German American Society of Central Florida

Halloween Oktoberfest
October 28, 2023

Celebrate 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, in the Biergarten and Clubhouse. Kids play area with games and bounce house!


Downtown Avalon Park Spooktacular

Downtown Avalon Park Spooktacular
October 28, 2023

For Halloween, Downtown Avalon Park pulls out all the stops and throw a family-friendly Spooktacular trick or treat in the heart of the community.


Vegan Events Orlando Vegan Halloween Bash

Vegan Halloween Bash
October 28, 2023

Enjoy the spooktacular Vegan Halloween Bash! Get ready for a frightfully fun event filled with delicious plant-based treats, creepy costumes, and ghoulish games.


Embrace the spirit of Halloween while enjoying a variety of mouthwatering vegan dishes. Indulge in spooky snacks, devilish desserts, and refreshing drinks, all made with love and without any animal products. Whether you're a vegan or simply curious about plant-based options, this event is for you!


Don't miss out on the thrilling activities. Test your bravery in a dance off, try your luck at bobbing for apples, or dare to enter the costume contest. There will be something for everyone to enjoy!


Promenade at Sunset Walk - Halloween Kid's Trick or Treating, Trunk or Treat Car & Truck Show

Trunk Or Treat Car Show
October 28, 2023

Join the FREE spooky fun at the 4th Annual Promenade at Sunset Walk - Halloween Kid's Trick or Treating, Trunk or Treat Car & Truck Show.


Enjoy spook-tacular live entertainment from The Layla Bribois Band, DJ K1X, street performers, and over 2 dozen candy stations.


Plus, more than 100 Show Cars & Trucks will also be distributing Treats and Competing for the Top 3 Merchant's Choice Trophies for Best Halloween Themed Rides!


A Halloween Story - Electronic Academy  (EDM Fest)

A Halloween Story - Electronic Academy (EDM Fest)
October 28, 2023

This is a regional electronic music festival! A Halloween Story themed around the fiction and Tall Tales of the Grimoire Mythos - Witches & the "University" or School for Festival Loving Ravers, Witchy Friends, House-Heads, Bass and Techno Lovers, DnB feels, and Spooky Friends. Taking place at Orlando Warehouse. Get tickets now.


Dress code (optional): Halloween outfits and fashion, University for adult witches costumes, monsters, and spooky feelings - EDM raveware, electronic neon styles of orange, purple, or reds (or just general festival/EDM attire) - make it cute, ravers! (**no offensive outfits, please).


The Pub Orlando's 3rd Annual Family PubKin Fest

The Pub Orlando's 3rd Annual Family PubKin Fest
October 29, 2023

The Pub Orlando’s 3rd Annual PubKin Fest on Sunday October 29, 2023 from 12 pm – 5 pm / Activities 1 pm – 4 pm Outdoors in the Courtyard


Enjoy Interactive DJ, Games & Prizes, Face Painting, Magic Show, Family Costume Contest, Children's Costume Contest, Trick or Treating, and so much more. $15.00 per Family/Group.



Halloween At Old Town
October 31, 2023

Grab your little ghoul or goblin for a night of Halloween fun at Old Town!


Celebrate the spookiest of holidays with free trick-or-treating, entertainment and The Thriller Dancers. Free trick-or-treating is from 5 - 7 pm with candy stations throughout Old Town.


Halloween at Cranes Roost Park

Halloween at Cranes Roost Park
October 31, 2023

Halloween at Cranes Roost Park is a community-oriented, door-to-door trick-or-treat alternative for kids brought to you by the City of Altamonte Springs.


The event features local businesses sponsoring booths to hand out candy and trinkets to an estimated 15,000 kids. The event kicks off with trick-or-treating around Cranes Roost Lake and live entertainment, followed by costume contests, games and surprises throughout the event.


Promenade at Sunset Walk Halloween Party

Promenade at Sunset Walk Halloween Party
October 31, 2023

This Halloween, visit Promenade at Sunset Walk for their Halloween Costume Contest at the Promenade Plaza Stage.


There will be a massive costume contest with over $1000 in cash and prizes, plus enjoy Live Music with "Switch", DJ Dead Ringer, Street Performers and Over 30 Restaurants, Shops and Experiences


Halloween in Orlando

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