Get ready for 13 weeks of frightful fun and a creep-tastic good time! We'll be your ghostly guide for all the tricks, treats and tips you'll need to enjoy Orlando's Halloween fun for the entire family. And, since it's the year of '13,' this year's ghouls promise to be extra ghoulish.
Each week we'll blog hop around Orlando's world-famous theme parks and attractions as they celebrate with wicked delights for all ages. So if you're looking for spooky family fun or a spine-chilling thrill, Visit Orlando's got the inside track starting with these events:
Every year Disney welcomes the fall season with Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, a "not-so-scary" Halloween event held at Magic Kingdom. Guests from all ages are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes and trick-or-treat around the park. Join Disney Characters and Disney Villains at the Mickey's "Boo-to-You" Halloween Parade and the Happy Hallo Wishes fireworks show. Admission: party tickets start at $59.00 for adults and $54 for kids 3-9.
Dates: Select nights Sept. 10 - Nov. 1
Universal Orlando Resort's Halloween Horror Nights returns with The Walking Dead theme and even more nights of bloodcurdling fear as part of its 23rd year of celebration. The nation's premier Halloween event features haunted houses, chilling street experiences and mind-blowing live shows themed after the 3rd season of the acclaimed TV series. Admission price starting: $91.99 for one night.
Dates: Select nights Sept. 20 - Nov. 2
Join SeaWorld Orlando for its annual Halloween Spooktacular event that includes trick-or-treating around the park, interacting with sea creatures, and attending family-friendly shows. Kids are permitted to come in costume. Admission: included in park admission with advanced online ticket purchase ($82 for adults and $74 for kids ages 3-9).
Dates: Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, and 26-27
Trick-or-treat in the wildest neighborhood in town during Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Garden's Zoo Boo Bash. It's a safe, fun and not-so-scary event for the whole family. Kids are invited to dress up and bring goodie bags for the trick-or-treat stations. Take a haunted hayride, visit the Pumpkin Patch, and learn about some of the zoo's misunderstood animals. Admission is included in regular zoo admission. ($14.95 for adults and $10.95 for kids 3-12).
Dates: Oct. 19, 20, 26 & 27
LEGOLAND Florida celebrates Halloween with their Brick-or-Treat event. Miniland USA will transform into a haunted but fun scavenger hunt where guest can find scary Lego creatures. Kids can participate in a costume contest and guest of all ages can trick-or-treat along the brick-or-treat trail, build unique LEGO model activities, and witness the largest LEGO Jack-O-Lantern in the world. Admission: included in park admission ($81 for adults and $74 for kids ages 3-12).
Dates: Oct. 5-6, 12-13,19-20 and 26-27
If you'd like more information about holiday-themed events in Orlando, visit our events calendar.