Halloween is just around the corner which means there’s never been a better time to pack your bags and head to Orlando in the name of holiday fun! This time of year, the local theme parks come to life in Halloween style and there are a variety of events and Halloween activities in Orlando to check out that you’ll want to be sure you’ve added to your itinerary. The following are just a few to start with!
Enjoy Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney
If your Halloween getaway to Orlando happens to be focused on Disney theme park fun and you’re traveling with little ones in tow, you’re in luck! This time of year, the highlight of a visit to Magic Kingdom tends to be the opportunity to participate in Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party with good reason. This fun for all event is held on select nights between September 12th and October 31st in 2022. You’ll need to book a separate ticket in addition to a traditional entrance pass to the park if you’re looking to make a full day of fun. However, once you’ve booked your party ticket, you also have the option of showing up early to the park at 4:00 pm and enjoying time exploring before the festivities start at 7:00 pm. This popular Orlando Halloween experience encourages participants to wear their best and most creative Halloween costumes but is sure to check the guidelines to make it an evening that’s smooth and successful for all. During Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, guests can enjoy everything from trick-or-treating and themed attractions to meet-and-greets with characters who are done up in their Halloween costumes! There’s a big parade to enjoy during the party as well as a show featuring the infamous Sanderson sisters. At 10:15 pm, an incredible fireworks display is set off complete with a storyline, projections, illuminations, and lasers to make it an unforgettable evening experience.
Check Out Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando
Orlando-bound travelers who are spending Halloween in Central Florida and looking for spooky fun to add to their itinerary will find it all and more at Halloween Horror Night at Universal Orlando. This event is designed more for the adults in your traveling crew who are up for some thrilling, and undeniably scary fun! Halloween Horror Nights are held on select evenings from September 2nd through October 31st this year and have long been a fan-favorite event in the city. Across the park, Halloween Horror Nights guests will find a variety of terrifying haunted houses to explore as well as hordes of roaming zombies and scare zones where you’ll find yourself immersed in terrifying scenes! Halloween Horror Nights also include a variety of themed food options to choose from as well as specialized merchandise to commemorate your experience. Don’t forget to check out the spooky live shows while you’re here. If you plan on attending, be sure to purchase the event ticket in addition to a traditional entrance pass.
Howl-O-Scream at SeaWorld Orlando
While a trip to SeaWorld Orlando is typically an experience in up-close encounters with amazing marine life, over Halloween, the park transforms into a spooky destination for adults with the arrival of Howl-O-Scream! This event runs from September 9th through October 31st in 2022 and is designed specifically for adult audiences. You’ll need to purchase an event-specific ticket to attend this gathering which features everything from 3 live shows and 5 haunted houses to costumed characters that bring plenty of gore into the mix. There are also 7 designated scare zones on site that you won’t want to miss out on. Those who are looking to elevate the thrill factor even further can make the most of riding roller coasters in the dark during their visit!
Savor Time at Brick or Treat at Legoland Florida
A visit to Legoland Florida is a fantastic option any time of year. Kids of all ages enjoy this theme park for its Lego-inspired creativity, rides, attractions, and more! If you’re in Orlando over Halloween and heading this way, there’s even more in store. This time of year, the park provides its guests with access to the Brick or Treat experience that’s included with the cost of an entry ticket. This event runs on select nights from September 24th through October 30th in 2022. The event includes fun holiday-themed scavenger hunts as well as costume contests, fireworks, LEGO ghost building, and meet-and-greets with costumed LEGO characters. Be sure to bring your camera and a sense of Halloween fun to this event that’s sure to inspire everyone in your traveling crew.
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