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Trick or Treat... All the spooky things to do in Orlando today, Oct. 31

Here in Orlando we have been celebrating Halloween since August! BUT, time is running out to enjoy all the spooky events and things to do throughout Central Florida, so on this most spooky of days, get out and have a frighteningly great time!

Happy Halloween Orlando!

There is a ton of extra spooky events taking place throughout Central Florida today, and we we have listed the best haunted house, costume parties, and movie screenings, for you to enjoy,...

Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Ends 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

Ends Today, 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

Ends Today, 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
Ends Today, October 31, 2023

At Busch Gardens’ Spooktacular, guests will step into a whimsical world full of enchantment with Kandy, a witch-in-training!

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

Ends Today, 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, all included with park admission.

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


Ends 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
Ends Today, 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.

Happy Frights at Leu Gardens

Happy Frights
Ends Today, 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.

Sir Henry Haunted Trail Plant City

Sir Henry Haunted Trail

Ends 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
End 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.

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.

Mall-O-Ween Trick or Treat Event

Mall-O-Ween Trick or Treat Event
October 31, 2023

It's Halloween Time at Oviedo Mall! Join us for our annual Kid Crew Mall-O-Ween Trick or Treat Event

Kids 12 and Under are welcome to dress up and hop store to store, trick or treating from 5:30pm-7:30pm (or while supplies last)!

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.

Vegan Street Party - Orlando
October 31, 2023

Join HALLOWEEN NIGHT at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. for the Vegan Street Party Spooktacular!! Bring your family and friends from some of the best vegan vendors around Central Florida!

FREE Entry - Family Friendly - Pet Friendly

Best Costume Wins $100 in PRIZES!!

Family Fun! Design Your Own Pumpkin- Face Painting -Games & More!!

PARTY SPECIAL: BUY ONE- GET ONE FREE on your 1st Beer from Ivanhoe Park Brewery!

(Stop by the DJ booth to claim your drink tickets)

Halloween Night (21+) Party at Boxi Park
October 31, 2023

End this spine-chilling season at Boxi Park with a 21+ Halloween Party on Tuesday, October 31st.

Purchase tickets in advance for $10 and enjoy live music by DJ Rick GZ & Blonde Ambition Band, spooky entertainment and more!

Tickets are limited, and the price increases to $20 at the door.

The Villains Ball is taking over House of Blues Orlando on Halloween Night

The Villains Ball
October 31, 2023

Brought to you by the team behind the Disney-themed party nights, Bop To The Top, this special Halloween night party will include lots of dark Disney, spooky pop, and classic Bop To The Top anthems at the House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs on Halloween Night, October 31.

Dressing up is encouraged and there will be a villain's costume contest. Tickets are on sale now via Live Nation, with tickets from $20 each.

FRIGHT NIGHTS: Sinful Shots!
October 31, 2023

Confess Your Sins for a Shot: Embrace the Halloween spirit and share your spookiest confession to unlock a free shot on the house! The Shots Orlando bartenders are ready to mix up a devilishly delightful concoction just for you.

Happy Hour Madness: Don't miss our spine-tingling happy hour with ½ off drinks that will make your night even more thrilling.

Get your costumes ready, summon your inner demons, and join us at "Sinful Shots" for a Halloween celebration that's sinfully delightful. Reserve your spot today for an unforgettable experience!


October 31, 2023

Haunted House: A NIGHT OF HORROR & HOUSE MUSIC is coming to town, and it's going to be a night you won't forget. Join The Vanguard for a heart-pounding extravaganza that blends the eerie thrills of a haunted house with the electrifying beats of house music.

Night of Monsters and Madmen
October 31, 2023

Get ready for a Night of Monsters and Madmen at Sideward Brewing in the MIlk District, enjoy costume contests and tasty fried chicken plates on special.

Night of Monsters and Madmen
October 31, 2023

Join the Pop-Culture Podcast Hosts of We Bought A Mic to a spooky night of horror film trivia to test your knowledge in scary cinema!

We will start with a historic overview of pioneer films in the genre before starting three rounds of trivia with a final tie-breaking debate to conclude with a champion!

The winners of the three rounds will debate "Which horror film scenario is the easiest to live through" and the audience will decide the champion. Prizes and Candy will be flowing from cauldrons the entire event!

Halloween in Orlando

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