Looking for things to do in Orlando
this Fall? Check out these exciting upcoming events:
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party: September 13 – November 1 (Select Nights)
Guests are invited to attend the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
at the Magic Kingdom for boo-free Halloween fun. You can dress in costume, trick-or-treat throughout the Magic Kingdom
, and enjoy Mickey’s “Boo-to-You” Halloween Parade as well as the “Happy HallowWishes” fireworks extravaganza. This is an afterhour’s event and is not included in the price of Disney tickets
Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens: September 23 – October 29 (Select Nights)
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is transformed into a nightmare of terror during Halloween. This year’s theme – The Dark Side of the Gardens – features new haunted houses, scare zones and thrilling shows that keep the screams coming all night long. Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens tickets allow for entry at 5pm, with the park turning Dark at 7:30pm.
Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights: September 23 – October 31 (Select Nights)
In honor of Universal Studios
celebrating 21 years of Halloween Horror Nights
, this year’s theme is Lady Luck. The park is transformed into a labyrinth of haunted houses, terrifying scare zones and outrageous stage shows perfect for Halloween. Halloween Horror Nights is one of the most elaborate Halloween celebrations in the world and is sure to be a highlight of your Halloween experience. This is an afterhours event and is not included with the purchase of Universal Studios tickets
. Adults tickets for Halloween Horror Nights are $81.99.
This popular event invites guests to enjoy flavors and entertainment from around the world. You can sip, sample and savor treasure from some of the world’s most famous wineries and celebrated chefs, as well as attend beer seminars, cooking classes and various demonstrations and tastings. Don’t forget about the Eat to the Beat Concert Series, where you can listen to some of your favorite tunes while noshing on some delicious culinary treats.
With the purchase of discount SeaWorld tickets
, families can enjoy an underwater “fantasea” where children can trick-or-treat, dance with sea fairies and pumpkin fishes, and help Sesame Street’s Abby Cadabby search for her magic wand in Abby Cadabby’s Halloween Adventure. Offering more than 2 million pieces of trick-or-treat sweets, SeaWorld’s Spooktacular
event provides a family-friendly way to enjoy this Fall holiday.
38th Annual Winter Park Autumn Festival: October 8-9
This juried art show, held in Central Park, is free to guests. It features work by outstanding Florida artists and also includes live entertainment and food by local restaurants. There are even Children’s Art Workshops available.
Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival: October 15
Walt Disney World
hosts the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival at Downtown Disney. This one-day regatta is held from 8am-6pm, and attractions recreational and competitive teams from around the country.
Orlando Film Festival: October 19 – 23
The 6th annual Orlando Film Festival features events in and around downtown Orlando. It celebrates independent film and seeks to inspire student, future and current filmmakers.