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Orlando Theme Park Halloween Celebrations a Real Treat

Get ready for a Halloween treat when you visit Orlando, Florida. Theme parks in Orlando, as well as area attractions, celebrate Halloween with a variety of special events. Ranging from family-friendly to terrifically terrifying, Halloween in Orlando takes the annual holiday to a whole new level of entertainment.

Plan on attending these Orlando theme park Halloween Celebrations to get into the holiday spirit:

Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND Florida

Halloween celebrations at LEGOLAND Florida include massive LEGO pumpkins.

October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 31, 2018
Guests flock to LEGOLAND Florida each year for its annual Halloween haunt, Brick-or-Treat. The kid-friendly, haunted adventure includes “brick-or-treating”, super brick building activities, and the largest LEGO Jack-O-Lantern in the world. Plus, kids enjoy Halloween entertainment and an all-kids costume contest with prizes. The scary (but family-friendly) adventures also include dance parties, photo opportunities with LEGO characters, and a themed fireworks display each night of the event.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort

Join Chip and Dale this Halloween at Magic KingdomAugust 17 – October 31, 2018
Welcome to the Happiest Haunting on Earth! After regular park hours, guests are invited dress up in their favorite costumes and collect candy throughout Magic Kingdom during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary-Halloween Party. Attendees will also see all of the boo-tiful ways that the park transforms into the happy haunted hallows. The Halloween party also includes Disney characters dressed up in their favorite costumes, Hocus Pocus Villain Spectacular, and the Happy HalloWishes fireworks show.

New for 2018, your favorite Magic Kingdom attractions are getting a spooky twist! Be sure to ride Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Mad Tea Party for a Halloween treat.

In addition, do know this event requires a separate ticket from your Magic Kingdom admission.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld also hosts Orlando theme park Halloween celebrationsWeekends from September 22 – October 28, 2018
SeaWorld offers children a safe and exciting place to trick-or-treat during the Halloween Spooktacular. Fun-loving sea witches and over 35 other fanciful sea creatures greet, mingle, and interact with guests throughout the park. At Penelope’s Garden Party, guests enjoy crafts, music, games and colorful characters. Don’t miss Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween either! Join your favorite Sesame Street characters as they band together to cheer up the Count before the haunting holiday. Kids ages 13 and under are also invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes.

Extend your family’s Halloween celebrations with Count Von Count’s Spooktacular Breakfast. This fun-filled breakfast buffet features appearances from the Count, Elmo, Rosita, and Cookie Monster!

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort

Prepare for a scare at Universal Orlando Resort this HalloweenSelect Nights from Sept. 14 – November 3, 2018
Universal Orlando Resort redefines Halloween entertainment with movie-quality haunted houses and “scare zones” that tap into humans’ deepest fears. On select nights, guests explore ten blood curdling haunted houses and scare zones, all while also navigating multiple spine-chilling street experiences with terrifying “scareactors.” Keep the scares going with outrageous live shows designed to make you scream at the top of your lungs.

Plus, experience many of Universal Studios Florida’s most exciting rides and attractions all night long. New horrifying experiences for 2018 include terrifying experiences based on some of the biggest names in horror and pop culture such as the “Revenge of Chucky” and “Stranger Things.”

This event may be too intense for children under the age of 13 and parental discretion is advised. This event also requires a separate ticket than regular Universal Orlando admission.

Halloween Events Across Central Florida

Wondering what other Orlando theme park Halloween celebrations and events are happening this year? Check out these Central Florida Halloween haunts, too:

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Howl-O-Scream transforms Busch Gardens Tampa Bay into a nightmare of paranormal terror. With over-the-top haunted houses, scare zones, thrilling shows, and bone-chilling roller coasters, guests are guaranteed a frightful night! Howl-O-Scream occurs on select nights from September 21 – Oct. 28, 2018.

Central Florida Zoo
Zoo Boo Bash at the Central Florida Zoo is a favorite for kids and adults alike. Halloween activities include a haunted hayride, pumpkin patch, trick-or-treat stations, and face painting. The event is held on Oct. 20-21 and 27-28, 2018. Plus, the event is included with your zoo admission!

Spooky Empire
Spooky Empire is the largest horror convention in the nation with celebrity guests, live bands, tattoo artists, seminars, vendors, zombie walk and freak show film festival. This year’s convention is held on October 26-28, 2018.

Which Orlando Theme Park Halloween Celebrations Will You Attend?

Get ready for a frightening October in Orlando! Which of these spooky haunts will you visit this year?


Ashley is Reserve Direct’s travel expert, visiting Orlando to find the best travel tips, money-saving deals and insider information. With over 10 years of experience in first-hand-travel adventures, she shares her stories, advice, and current events to help you stay in the know.
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