Orlando is a magical place…but magic can have a dark side, too! This Halloween, celebrate the spooky side of Orlando with some of these fun seasonal ideas.
Looking for things to do for Halloween in Orlando this year? Check out our list of the best local activities and attractions, including…
- Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND
- Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa
- Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Odditorium
- Zoo Boo Bash
- Scott’s Maze Adventures
Save on Admission to Fun Activities
Regular admission to a few of these Orlando attractions is included on the Go Orlando® pass. Choose as you go from dozens of top attractions and save up to 55% on combined admission vs. paying at the gate.
See all available passes, attractions & prices – Learn more. Please note, the special events taking place at these attractions may be separately ticketed and not included on the Go Orlando® pass.
Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
Select dates, October 5-27 2019
A fantastic family event, Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida, is a great way to celebrate Halloween without any of the scary stuff. See Miniland USA remade into a fun and festive “haunted” town, with great extras like trick-or-treating, LEGO-building activities, and even a massive LEGO Jack-o-Lantern.
Come on different weekend nights to snag a series of collector bricks. Participate in the costume contest, and stay for the nightly fireworks. Check out the event guide for full details. Included with regular park admission.
Getting In: LEGOLAND Florida tickets and admission to Brick or Treat is included with the Go Orlando® pass.
Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa
This is one for those who truly love to be scared. Halloween fans from around the state flock to this amazingly terrifying event – perfect for adults only.
Try not to get lost in horrific haunted houses, flee from hordes of roaming monsters, and laugh a little at the dancing Fiends. Plus, you get the rare chance to ride the park’s signature coasters after dark
Getting In: Admission to Howl-O-Scream is separately ticketed and is not included with the Go Orlando® pass. For more information about this event and to purchase tickets, please visit the event website.
General admission to Busch Gardens is available on the Build Your Pass.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Odditorium
Although they don’t have anything particularly seasonal going on this Halloween, Ripley’s itself is the PERFECT Halloween attraction. Filled with the wonky and the weird year-round, what could be more frightening than real life freaks of nature?
From shrunken heads to decorated skulls and more, there’s no shortage of scary things here. Who knows, maybe you’ll even find inspiration for your costume!
Getting In: Ripley’s Believe it or Not! tickets are not included with the Go Orlando® pass.
Zoo Boo Bash at Central Florida Zoo
October 19-20, 26-27 2019
For those of you looking for a little “wild” fun this Halloween, the Zoo Boo Bash at the Central Florida Zoo is a delightful seasonal event that’s great for kids. Come in costume with goody bags to enjoy their in-house trick-or-treating options.
Or, opt to get your face painted with festive patterns and colors to transform into whatever animal you choose. Be sure to stick around for a Halloween-themed storytime!
Getting In: Admission to the Zoo Boo Bash is separately ticketed and is not included with the Go Orlando® pass. For more information and to purchase admission, please visit the Central Florida Zoo website.
Scott’s Maze Adventures
Mount Dora, FL
Weekends, October 5 – December 8
If you’re searching for some more delightful family fun at a very low cost, then Scott’s Maze Adventures at the Long & Scott Farms in Mount Dora is a great option.
They’re a family farm with a ton of history in this area, and they offer great seasonal activities like a wide variety of natural Halloween mazes, pumpkin picking, hayrides, tons of playground games, and even a zip line designed just for kids. Plus, on October 26, they’re hosting a special ‘Fall-O-Ween’ event.
Getting In: Admission to Scott’s Maze Adventures is separately ticketed and is not included with the Go Orlando® pass. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
Winter Garden, FL
October 31, 2019, 6 PM-8 PM
Another top family event in the Orlando area, the long-running Halloween Fest in downtown Winter Garden features loads of kid-friendly activities.
Come in costume to trick-or-treat with your little ones, enjoy bouncy houses and hayrides. Then, sit back and relax and enjoy live entertainment, and chow down on some seasonal snacks.
Getting In: Admission to the Winter Garden Halloween Fest is free.
Remember to Save on Attraction Admission
So there you have it. Our list of some festive and spooky things to do for Halloween in Orlando this year. Remember, a couple of these options are included on the Go Orlando pass, where you can save up to 55% on combined admission vs. paying at the gate.
Please note, the Halloween events taking place at some of these attractions may be separately ticketed and not included with the Go Orlando pass. Consider adding a few of these fun options to your mid-fall getaway itinerary.