Your Guide to Halloween in Orlando
A compendium of haunted pub crawls, costume contests, scare trails, horror movies and more
Published: October 24, 2012
Funk Off presents: Hal-O-Wrd Halloween costume party with music by DJs BMF and Nigel, live painting by Andrew Spear, costume contest and food offerings by the Over Rice food truck. 9 p.m.; The Orange Studio, 1121 N. Mills Ave.; $7.
Halloween Carnival The bar hosts Halloween spirits and shots, Carnival-style games, food such as hot dogs and candy apples, and a midnight screening of horror flick V/H/S. 8 p.m.; Eden Bar at the Enzian, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free; 407-629-1088; enzian.org.
Halloween Costume Contest Wear a costume and compete to win prizes. 8 p.m; Fish on Fire, 7937 Daetwyler Drive; free; 407-812-6881; fishonfireorlando.com.
Halloween Howl This annual community event offers family-friendly trick-or-treating, arts and crafts for the kids, carnival games, haunted houses and food and drinks. 2-5 p.m.; Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-691-1250; rollins.edu.
Halloween Party The pub hosts a costume contest with $50-$100 bar tab prizes. 8 p.m.; Cricketers Pub and Eatery, 7563 Sand Lake Road; free; 407-730-2111; cricketersarmspub.com.
Halloween Show with the New Earth Project 10 p.m.; Taste Restaurant, 717 W. Smith St.; free; 407-835-0646; tastecp.com.
Halloween Spooktoberfest and Costume Contest The City of Casselberry sponsors an evening of family-friendly trick-or-treating, parades, crafts, live dance performances and DJ music. 5-9 p.m.; Lake Concord Park, 127 Quail Pond Circle, Casselberry; free; casselberry.org.
Halloween Storytime & Costume Parade Kids wear costumes and enjoy treats, Halloween activities and a reading of The Monsters' Monster by Patrick McDonnell. 11 a.m.; Barnes & Noble, 2418 E. Colonial Drive; free; 407-894-6024.
Howl-A-Ween & Hallow Ice Cream Event Bring your pup for a doggy costume contest and your little ones for a kids costume contest. 2 p.m.; Rainbow Sno-Cones, 3114 Corrine Drive; free; 407-896-9105.
Howl'oween Dog Costume Party Dress up your pooch for the chance to win prizes. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Graffiti Junktion, 900 E. Washington St.; free; 407-426-9503; graffitijunktion.com.
Howl-O-Ween Bash Wear your costume and win up to $1,500 in cash and prizes, with beer and shot specials and dueling pianos. 6 p.m.; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; call for price; 407-354-5999; howlatthemoon.com.
Kid's Trick or Treat on Park Avenue Wear your costumes and grab candy from participating retailers. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Park Avenue at Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; free; cityofwinterpark.org.
Lip Stick Ball: A Halloween Party The club offers drink specials, music by DJs Rob, Infinite and Ants, and a Halloween-themed burlesque show by Les Vixens. 8 p.m.; Revolution Nightclub, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; free; 407-228-9900; revolutionorlando.com.
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