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SeaWorld Orlando's Kid Friendly Halloween Spooktacular returns for spooky season 2023

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is back for Halloween 2023 with fun surprises, candy, costumes and more!

SeaWorld Orlando Kid Friendly Halloween Spooktacular

For family Halloween fun in Orlando, SeaWorld’s Spooktacular is back with fun surprises, candy, costumes and more!

Kids love trick-or-treating during this daytime event as they explore decorated trail and meet colorful characters.

Check out all the immersive family Spooktacular Festivities that SeaWorld Orlando have organized, from the not-too-spooky Sesame Street Halloween Parade to Story Time with Big Bird.

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

SeaWorld Orlando Kid Friendly Halloween Spooktacular

Check out this years highlights of SeaWorld’s Spooktacular, the perfect Halloween event for families to enjoy.

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Find waves of Halloween fun when your costumed youngers trick-or-treat for ghoulish goodies. Each station on our trick-or-treat trail features an assortment of candy all will enjoy. Trick-or-Treating is available to guests who purchase a reusable bag.

SeaWorld Orlando Kid Friendly Halloween Spooktacular


All guests are welcome to dress up in costumes. Guests who are ages 13 and older may not wear costume masks or hoods, and all costumes are subject to the normal dress code for the park. In addition, face painting is not permitted on any guests unless it is done by park artists.

Costumed kids visiting Spooktacular on Fridays can enter SeaWorld's Halloween Costume Contest. Visit the Journey to Atlantis plaza to enter the contest and learn more.

Halloween Storytime with Big Bird

Gather around Big Bird’s nest to hear some of his favorite Halloween stories during Storytime with Big Bird, happening at select times throughout the day.

Meet a Mermaid

Meet friendly Halloween mermaids each event day in this immersive experience in the Key West area.

SeaWorld Orlando Kid Friendly Halloween Spooktacular

Scarecrow Halloween Dance Party

Join the scarecrows for a kid-friendly Halloween dance party! Music and fun fill the air in the Journey to Atlantis Plaza only at SeaWorld Spooktacular.

Sesame Street Halloween Parade

This colorful, musical, and show-stopping parade will get the whole family in the Halloween spirit. Dance and play along as Elmo, The Count, Big Bird and friends dress up for Halloween with surprises galore, so get ready for not-too-spooky Halloween fun!

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Families can purchase a Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt Map at Coconut Bay Trader’s Store to explore the park and track down SeaWorld's colorful Halloween friends. Redeem completed map at Coconut Bay Traders for a special prize!

Pumpkin Garden and Storyteller

Wander through the Pumpkin Garden to see how many friendly pumpkin fish you can spot. During your travels, you may even run into the Pumpkin Queen as she reads stories in the garden, happening at select times throughout the day.

Halloween Cookie Decorating and Kids Crafts

Kids will love decorating fun fall and Halloween crafts. Visit the area between Sesame Street Land and Wild Arctic on Spooktacular event days from 12PM - 4PM to participate. Crafts are included with park admission. An additional cookie decorating kit is available for purchase.

SeaWorld Orlando Kid Friendly Halloween Spooktacular

Count von Count's Spooktacular Breakfast

Start your day in a deliciously spooky way with Count von Count’s Spooktacular Breakfast. Get your fill of morning favorites and family-friendly Halloween fun with your Sesame Street friends! (Premium Upgrade)

For the full spooky details, head on over to SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando Kid Friendly Halloween Spooktacular

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