10 Halloween Family Frights Beyond the Theme Parks in Orlando

Family Halloween Events in Orlando

Halloween is a monstrous affair in Orlando with over 130 event nights, stretching over two month with many ghoulish events taking place beyond our world-famous theme parks. Filled with frightful fun Halloween in Orlando screams with great value for the entire family.

See our list of ghostly good fun and affordable things to do that makes Orlando the Halloween Capital.

Zoo Boo Bash at the Central Florida Zoo

Family Halloween Events in Orlando Central Florida Zoo

Trick-or-treat at the Central Florida Zoo, the wildest neighborhood in town, during ZOO Boo Bash. It's a safe, fun, and not-too-scary event for young and old alike. Kids are invited to bring goody bags for trick-or-treating and to wear costumes. There will be face painting and animal encounters, along with a daily costume contest at 1 p.m. Admission, Oct. 22 & 23, 29 & 30.

Kids Halloween Party at Enzian

Family Halloween Events in Orlando Enzian

Just minutes from downtown Orlando, the famous Enzian Theater is hosting a Kids Halloween Party on Oct. 23. Bring the entire family for a costume party featuring the animated film, "Hotel Transylvania!" Activities will include lunch, games and a costume contest. Lunch/Games 11:30 AM- 12:45PM Film starts at 1:00 PM Package cost is $18 (children and adult).

Orange County Regional History Center Trick or Treat Safe Zone Block Party

Family Halloween Events in Orlando History Center

Happening in the heart of downtown Orlando, young ghouls and goblins enjoy trick or treating throughout the History Center and Orlando Public Library. Included with this free event will be trick or treat candy, kids crafts and a scavenger hunt at the Trick or Treat Safe Zone Block Party. Face painters and shaved ice treats make this is a fun block party for the whole family. Saturday, Oct. 29,10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m (Free)

Spooky Empire

Family Halloween Events in Orlando Spooky Empire

The annual weekend, dark side of comic con event, Spooky Empire, will feature an array of activities including a tattoo festival, film festival, celebrity autographs, zombie walk, kids zone, costume and cosplay contest, huge exhibitor room, live music, performances, Q & A's with artists, authors and filmmakers, a game room, seminars, creepy cars, among many other fun and exhilarating activities. Located at the Orange County Convention Center, Oct. 7 - 9, 2016

Crayola Experience Screamin Green Hauntoween

Crayola Experience Color Magic

Werewolves, witches and monsters - oh my! Spooky and colorful family fun awaits!
From Oct. 7 - 31 at Crayola Experience Orlando located at the Florida Mall, you can create monster-rific crafts, snap spooktacular character photos, go on a themed scavenger hunt and trick or treat throughout the attraction!* All included with the price of admission.
*trick-or-treating on WEEKENDS only

Petrified Forrest

Family Halloween Events in Orlando A Petrified Forest

Expanded for this year, A Petrified Forest brings the demented to life with two outdoor scare trails, live music, food, and more on select nights, Sept. 30 - Oct. 29. This year, the unsettling haunt invites guests to relive their childhood fears, from monsters under the bed to the darkest "scary" tales imaginable. A demented dream land beckons visitors in, but when - or if - they return is anyone's guess.

Orlando Science Center - Spooktacular Laser Light Shows

Family Halloween Events in Orlando Orlando Science Center

Enjoy light and sound merge for a terrifically spooky experience in the Dr. Phillips CineDome. Don't miss these mesmerizing laser light shows at 2 p.m. on select days. Visit the theater schedule for specific times.

Orlando Science Center - Lil' Frankenstein's Monster Bash (Pre-K Halloween Workshop)
Saturday, Oct. 29
You and your preschooler can celebrate Halloween with science and fun! Join Lil' Frankenstein and his pals to put some science in your holiday!

6th Annual Pumpkins & Munchkins in Winter Park

Family Halloween Events in Orlando Pumpkins and Munchkins

Children of all ages are invited to join us for Pumpkins and Munchkins in Shady Park! This free event will have activities that include games, bounce houses, costume contest, Trick-or-Treat Trail, and lots of fun for the entire family! Monday, Oct. 31, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort Brick or Treat

Family Halloween Events in Orlando Legoland

Just beyond Orlando is a unique theme park build brick-by-brick for true LEGO fans. Weekends, Oct. 1 - 30 and Oct. 31, Brick or Treat will be back with more spooky, kooky Halloween fun for kids. Expanded in 2015, the friendly-not-frightening event features trick-or-treating along the Brick or Treat Trail, larger-than-life LEGO® models, LEGO build activities, the world's largest LEGO jack-o-lantern, a scavenger hunt with prizes, and an exclusive, Halloween-themed fireworks show in Pirates' Cove.

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