Guide to Halloween Events + Trick or Treating

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Get ready for Halloween sweets and treats with our list of special Halloween events and trick or treating in and around Orlando! There are kid-friendly events that include trick or treating around town AND extra scary events for the older kids too.

What are you going to be for Halloween?

Please be sure to check with each venue, as times and dates may change.

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Listed in no particular order.
Please be sure to check with each venue, as times and dates may change.

Hocus POCUS Halloween Bash

October 31, 2022

100 S Eola Dr UNIT 100, Orlando, 8pm

It’s been 30 years and the Sanderson sister are back!

Join Ginger Mind, Gidget Galore and MR MS Adrien as Winnifred, Mary and Sarah for this incredible musical event.

Wear your best costume for a chance to win $500! Tickets $30-40.

FAMILY FRIENDLY Halloween Events + Trick or Treating

For the littles

Gatorland

Gatorland’s Gators, Ghosts and Goblins, Spooky Fun

 Weekends October 15 Through October 30

  • Gatorland, the “Alligator Capital of the World,” will be holding its Fourth Annual Gators, Ghosts and Goblins Halloween event weekends between Oct. 15 – 30 this year.
  • Multiple themed haunt zones, interactive characters, animal meet-and-greets, and the popular Children’s Halloween Costume Parade with treat bags for all the kids who participate is included with park admission.
  • The fun keeps coming with amusing shows, games, candy giveaways and much more!  Guests are welcome to wear costumes (just nothing scary or gory please, since Bubba and Skunk Ape are easily scared).
  • More details about this year’s event are set to be revealed at a later date.

Last year’s event saw the return of Gatorland’s Gators, Ghosts, and Goblins for its third year of family fun and fright done right, where guests got to search for Cryptids in “The Crocs and Cryptids Zone!” where they met Gatorland’s Skunk Ape while they searched for cryptozoological beasts! Frank & Steins Ooky Kooky Octoberfest featured live music from “Polkageist,” Gatorland’s own undead polka band as well as German Beer and food that was available for purchase! Last year also marked the return of “Swamp Ghost’s Monster Museum” where guests dared to enter Swamp Ghost’s lair and learn the origins of history’s most infamous monsters… and maybe came face to face with a ghoul or two!

 

Screamin' Green Hauntoween

Screamin’ Green Hauntoween

Get Ready for Spooky Family Fun!  Screamin’ Green Hauntoween returns September 24 – October 31.

Join our crayon crew on their 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! Plus enjoy a DJ dance party and trick-or-treating on weekends!

Guests are welcome to dress-up, however no costume masks are allowed.

There is so much to “BOO”, you may never want to leave. ALL Included with general admission.

Stay tuned for more details!

Legoland's Brick or Treat

Brick or Treat at Legoland!

Our signature Halloween event is better than ever this year! Brick-or-Treat will bewitch LEGOLAND® Florida Resort with tons of candy, an all-new show line up, never-before-seen exclusive LEGO® characters, and morre.
  • September 24 & 25
  • October 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30

Monster Party

Select weekends this fall, the party kicks off as Monsters take over LEGOLAND® and host the Halloween party of the year featuring:

  • Live Entertainment & Shows
  • Limited-Time Attractions
  • Character Meet & Greets
  • Costume Parade
  • And of course, Trick-or-Treating!

Best of all, admission is included with day tickets, hotel packages, and select annual passes.

the Great Monster Chase- 4D Movie

Laugh along in this 4D adventure filled with special effects as four tweens try to sneak their way into a monster party.

Walt Disney World

Disney After Hours Boo Bash

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will take place from 7:00 PM to midnight.

Ticket holders will be admitted to Magic Kingdom park as early as 4:00 PM on the valid date of their ticket–giving them even more time to enjoy park favorites before the event begins! These date-specific event tickets do not require an additional day theme park ticket or theme park reservation.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular

Seaworld Spooktacular

Family Halloween Fun in Orlando

Truck or Treat

Truck or Treat

Saturday, October 23, 3pm – 6pm
Reiter Park, Longwood

  • FREE truck-or-treating from a variety of trucks at the park. Bounce houses, games, vendors and food for purchase.

The City of Lake Mary’s Halloween Spooktacular

The City of Lake Mary’s Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday, Oct. 30, 4pm – 8pm
Central Park, Lake Mary

  • FREE family event. Trick-or-treating followed by an outdoor movie under the stars at 6:30pm. Carnival games, balloon artist, Haunted Mansion and DJ music.

City of Apopka Halloween in the Park

City of Apopka Halloween in the Park
Saturday, October 23, 9am – 12pm

Kit Nelson Park, Apopka

  • FREE community trick or treating in the park.

Avalon Park Spooktacular

Avalon Park Spooktacular

Downtown Avalon Park Halloween Event with Trick or Treating!
October 30, 2022 5-9pm

For Halloween, we pull out all the stops and throw a family-friendly Spooktacular trick or treat in the heart of our hometown!

Spooknona Graveyard Smash

Spooknona Graveyard Smash

Tricks, treats and festive beats! Grab your creepiest costume and join us for a night of ghoulish good times at Lake Nona’s annual Spooknona Graveyard Smash. Monsters and mummies of all ages are welcome to trick-or-treat around Lake Nona Town Center. If candy is not your sweet of choice, take your pick from a menu of hauntingly good Halloween treats, like candy corn cupcakes, chocolate mummy cookies and Halloween ice-cream sundaes, sure to satisfy any sweet toothAfter you’ve visited each of our interactive trick-or-treat stops, dance the night away with DJ KD Queen or take your costume to the next level with the help of our face painters and airbrush tattoo artist.

  • What: Spooknona Graveyard Smash
  • When: Saturday, Oct 29 from 5 -10pm
  • Where: Lake Nona Town Center (6855 Lake Nona Blvd. Orlando, FL 32827)
  • Cost: Free

Trick or Treat Safe Zone

Trick or Treat Safe Zone

Saturday, October 29 • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Enjoy trick or treating throughout the History Center and the Orlando Public Library along with creepy crafts, candy, and a scavenger hunt! Free for families with children ages 12 and under; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Villain's Hollow: An Enchanted Halloween

Villain’s Hollow: An Enchanted Halloween

Sunshine State Character Company presents an Enchanted Halloween event this October! Children and family, join your favorite characters in Villain’s Hollow for an afternoon of song and dance, activities and trick-or-treating

 

Truck or Treat Car & Truck Show

Truck or Treat Car & Truck Show
Saturday, Oct. 30, 4pm – 8pm
The Promenade at Sunset Walk

  • FREE truck or treat event with live music, street performers, two dozen candy locations. Check out the decorated vehicles while also enjoying The Promenade’s restaurants, shops, bars, and entertainment.

Downtown Clermont’s Harvest Festival

Downtown Clermont’s Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 30, 10am-4pm
City Hall Green Park, Clermont

  • FREE admission. Kids Zone, parades, pony rides, costume contest and more!

Maitland Falloween

Maitland Falloween
Saturday, Oct. 30, 5:30pm – 9pm
Independence Square, downtown Maitland

  • FREE event. Candy, costume content, carnival-style games, train rides, food for purchase, music and a pet parade.

Truck or Treat at Aloma Bowl

Truck or Treat at Aloma Bowl
Saturday, Oct. 30, 1pm – 3pm
Aloma Bowl: 2530 Aloma Ave. Winter Park

  • FREE event. Cars will be decked out with decorations, full of tasty treats and lined up for trick or treating.

The FunkiJam Show: Rock or Treat Halloween Fair!

The FunkiJam Show: Rock or Treat Halloween Fair!

October 22, 2022 – October 30, 2022

The FunikiJam Show: ROCK OR TREAT Halloween Fair is a dance-along, sing-along, play-along Halloween musical for children. Put on your favorite costumes and join Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam at the Halloween Fair for Special Mission ROCK OR TREAT! Have FUN, JAM,and Celebrate Halloween Around the World!

EXTRA SCARY Halloween Events

For the older kids

Howl-O-Scream

SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream

Select nights September 9 – October 31

After a successful “inaugural fear,” Howl-O-Scream will once again wash ashore in Orlando on Sept. 9, 2022 with nowhere to hide! This year promises to be bigger than ever before with more pulse-pounding, sweat-inducing haunts, thrills, and chills.

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 a nighttime coaster ride. Quench your thirst for fear at a fiendishly interactive bar. Feel the monstrous electricity of a live show.

Evil is returning—with a howl and a scream. Experience 28 nights of fully immersive fear in fall 2022, only at SeaWorld Orlando.

Spooky Empire

Spooky Empire

Spooky Empire has quickly become one of the most respected horror event promotions companies in the United States, bringing to life two of the most popular horror conventions in the nation, with fans attending from all over the world.

October’s event, Ultimate Horror Weekend, has grown significantly since its modest start in Fort Lauderdale in 2003. After finding a permanent home in Orlando, FL it has become one of the largest horror conventions in the nation, with more and more fans attending each year. Just when you think the show can’t be topped, Spooky Empire brings it bigger and better the next year! Each show is more monstrous than the last. The name describes it perfectly; it is THE ULTIMATE weekend for horror fans of all ages! Where else can you meet and mingle with your favorite horror movie and TV stars, buy any collectible you can imagine from your choice of over 200 vendors and artists, see new and up and coming films as well as your old favorites, take part in one of the largest Zombie Walks, get tattooed by some of the best artists from around the world, and of course party ‘til your heart’s content…or until you puke…and that doesn’t even list half of the events that go on during this non-stop weekend of horrors.

Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure

Scream Together or You Won’t Last Long

Select Nights September 2 – October 31

Summon your scream squad to Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, The World’s Premier Halloween Event#. Face 10 haunted houses, 5 scare zones, 2 live shows and some of Universal Studios Florida’s most exciting attractions. Whether you’re a superfan, here for the snacks or selfies, scared of everything or skeptical of everyone, never go alone.

A Petrified Forest

A Petrified Forest

select nights Sept. 30- Oct. 29

Features three new outdoor scare trails for groups of six or less to venture through the dark, haunted forest filled with terrifying beasts.

On special Total Eclipse Nights – which require a signed waiver for anyone under 18 – monsters can even touch the guests.

Separately, Kid’s Day and Special Needs Nights will also take place for a milder experience.

American Ghost Adventures

American Ghost Adventures in Downtown Orlando

Walking ghost tour investigations in the heart of Downtown Orlando offers a wide variety of year-round paranormal experiences in downtown Orlando, like a haunted pub tour “Spirits with Spirits.”

Tunnel of the Damned

Tunnel of the Damned

The main attraction at the “Orlando Forum of Fear” is the haunted maze, designed and executed by creative horror masterminds Patrick Braillard and Kim Gromoll, both formerly behind many of the most infamous mazes at Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida. The attraction will feature 20 masked actors and will wind 480 linear feet of horrifying madness through the venue.

Journey through Mortem Manor

Journey through Mortem Manor

The Area’s ONLY YEAR-ROUND Haunted House

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. Mortem Manor is open year-round just outside Orlando!

NAMED ONE OF THE ”Scariest Haunted Houses in America”
Located minutes from Orlando in Old Town, Kissimmee

5770 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL, 34746

MORE FALL EVENTS AND FUN!

From pumpkin patches, mazes and farms, trick or treating and Oktoberfest, this will be your BEST resource for all things Fall and Halloween! Did we miss an event? Let us know by emailing [email protected]

Please be sure to check with each venue, as times and dates may change.

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