Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in Central Florida, and whether you like your scares tame or gory, there really is something for everyone.
Here are our picks for ways to get your Halloween groove on from now until October 31:
Busch Gardens Tampa – Howl-O-Scream
October 24 – 25, October 30 – November 1. Separately ticketed event.
Legoland Florida – Brick or Treat
October 24-25 from 10am to park close. Included with regular admission. Kid-friendly.
SeaWorld Orlando – SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular
October 25 & 26 from noon – 8pm. Included with regular admission. Kid-friendly.
Universal Studios – Halloween Horror Nights 24
October 24 – 26, October 29 – November 1. Separately ticketed event, from $45.99.
Walt Disney World – Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom
October 24, 26, 27, 30, and 31. Separately ticketed event. Kid-friendly.
HAUNTED HOUSES/MAZES IN ORLANDO:
Haunted Nighttime Corn Maze at Tinney Farms in St. Cloud. October 24-25, October 30-November 1.
Enjoy a Children of the Corn scare experience starting at 8pm. Tinney Farms is located at 5145 E. Irlo Bronson Mem Hwy. Admission is $5.
Legends: A Haunting at Old Town at Old Town Kissimmee. Thursdays through Sundays ’til November 1.
“A Haunting at Old town” combines live actors, detailed sets and state of the art effects. Admission is $12 online/$15 at the entrance.
Orlando Haunted Yard in Orlando. October 24-25, October 30-November 1.
This is actually a maze with several different paths of scares to explore. It’s located at 3209 Calloway Dr. Admission is $10 with proceeds benefiting St. Jude’s.
A Petrified Forest in Altamonte Springs. Open weekends through November 1.
One of the scariest haunted trails in Central Florida. There will be creatures lurking around every corner. This trail is rated PG-13. $15 for a single trail.
The Shallow Grave in Winter Haven. Open weekends through November 1.
Located at 701 42nd St NW. Tickets Start at $15.
Terror on the Lake in Clermont. Open October 24-26, and October 29-November 1.
Located at Town Center at Cagan Crossings (16729 Cagan Oaks), guests can enjoy Fear Manor, a “coffin” ride, fortune tellers, zombie shooting gallery and more. Tickets range from $7-$13 per attraction, or $21 for a pass for all attractions.