Your Guide to Halloween in Orlando
A compendium of haunted pub crawls, costume contests, scare trails, horror movies and more
Published: October 24, 2012
Orlando Brewing's Halloween Party The brewery offers haunted brewery tours, live bands, food and a costume contest. 1 p.m.; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117 orlandobrewing.com.
Spooktacular Halloween-themed family event with trick-or-treating at local merchants, a costume parade and pumpkin carving. 5-9 p.m.; Avalon Park Town Center, 13001 Founders Square Drive; free; avalonpark.com.
Trick or Treat Night The bar offers Halloween-inspired draft beers, bobbing for bottles contests and more. 6 p.m.-2 a.m.; The Gnarly Barley, 7431 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-854-4999; thegnarlybarley.com.
Trick or Treat Safe Zone Kids enjoy three floors of trick-or-treating, with pumpkin decorating, creepy crafts, photo opportunities and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-836-8500; thehistorycenter.org.
Oct. 27, Oct. 31
Halloween The bar hosts two nights of costume contests, with $3000 in cash prizes up for grabs. 9 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; call for details; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Sunday, Oct. 28
K Cinema: Halloween The restaurant hosts a showing of the horror film in the garden, with light bites and a garden bar. 6:30 p.m.; K Restaurant, 1710 Edgewater Drive; $10; 407-872-2332; kwinebar.com.
Kids Halloween Party Dress in your costume for a pizza buffet, cupcake decorating, contests and a showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas. 11 a.m.; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $5-$15; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Halloween Spooktacular Concert Featuring the Central Florida Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. 7 p.m.; Orlando Lutheran Towers, 300 E. Church St.; free.
House of WhoresCompete in a skimpy Halloween costume contest and win up to $200 in cash and prizes, with drink specials, a poker tournament, go-go dancing. 8 p.m.; Revolution Nightclub, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; free; 407-228-9900; revolutionorlando.com.
Theatre of Blood Cult Classics series showing of 1973's mystery starring Vincent Price. 9:30 p.m.; 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $5; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Annual Church Street Halloween Party Outdoor block party features a costume contest with up to $3,000 in cash prizes, dollar and nickle drink specials, live and DJ music. 5 p.m.; Downtown Orlando, Church Street and Orange Avenue; visit website for details; churchstreetbars.com.
Carrie's Blood Prom: A '70s Disco Blood Bath Art show, film showings and dance party based on the horror film Carrie. 8 p.m.; Stardust Video & Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road; visit website for details; 407-623-3393; stardustie.com.
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