Published: September 29, 2011
Halloween Horror Nights 21 Card game-themed fright fest with streetside scareactors, scare zones and live shows. 6:30 pm on select dates; Universal Studios at Universal Orlando, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza; $81.99 general admission; 407-363-8000; halloweenhorrornights.com.
Haunted Grimm House Trick-or-treat in the old-school haunted house. 5-10 pm Monday-Thursday, noon-11 pm Friday-Sunday; Old Town, 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee; $12.50; 407-396-4888; hauntedgrimmhouse.com.
Through Nov. 1
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party “Boo to You” Halloween parade, costumed characters and trick-or-treating around the park; through Nov. 1. 7 pm - midnight on select dates; Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $47.95-$67.95; 407-824-4321; disneyworld.disney.go.com.
Mayhem Street party with live entertainment, shopping and food trucks. 6-10 pm; Virginia Drive; free; 407-587-5764; ivanhoevillage.org.
Sept. 30-Oct. 31
A Petrified Forest Take a trip through a haunted scare trail. 7:30 pm Thursday-Monday; A Petrified Forest, 1360 State Road 436, Altamonte Springs; $5-$20; 407-468-6600; apetrifiedforest.com.
Sept. 30-Nov. 13
International Food & Wine Festival Cuisine samples, with celebrity cooking demonstrations, book signings, music and more. 9 am - 9 pm daily; Epcot, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $85; 407-939-3378; disneyworld.disney.go.com.
Barktoberfest Pet-friendly event with German food and drinks, music and dancing. 10 am - 4 pm; Lake Eola Park, North Eola Drive and East Robinson Street; free; 407-254-9145.
Zombietoberfest 2011 Live bands, king and queen zombie contest, movie screenings and a new kid zombie zone. 6:30 pm; Audubon Park Garden District, East Winter Park Road and Corrine Drive; free; 407-590-8776; apgardens.com.
Oct. 1, Oct. 22
OktoberfestGerman beer on tap, authentic food and desserts, live bands and dance performances. 2 pm-midnight Saturday; German American Society of Central Florida, 381 Orange Lane, Casselberry; $5; 407-834-0574; gasocf.com.
Oct. 1-Oct. 30
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular Spooky shows and trick-or-treating. Noon-8 pm on select dates; SeaWorld, 7007 SeaWorld Drive; various prices; 407-363-2613; seaworldparks.com.
Orlando International Airport’s 30th Anniversary Live entertainment, character appearances from the attractions and more. 2-5 pm; Orlando International Airport, 1 Airport Blvd.; free; 407-825-2055.
Science Cafe A scientist comes to the pub for a lecture and discussion. 7 pm; Taste Restaurant, 717 W. Smith St.; free; 407-835-0646; cafesciorl.com.
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