Your Guide to Halloween in Orlando
A compendium of haunted pub crawls, costume contests, scare trails, horror movies and more
Published: October 24, 2012
Electric House of Terror Halloween-inspired club night with music by DJs Ilgin, Albert Day, Sage Armstrong, Yamil Lugo and others. 10 p.m.; 578 N. Orange Ave.; $15; 407-872-0066; firestonelive.net.
Fright Night with Disco Jr, DJ Dev, DJ BlaquThe club hosts a Halloween costume contest and party. 10 p.m.; Vain, 22 S. Magnolia Ave.; call for price; 407-318-4668; vainorlando.com.
Halloween at Cranes Roost This one’s good to take the kids to: They can go trick-or-treating around the lake, enter costume contests, bounce around in inflatable houses, and take in the live entertainment. 5-9 p.m.; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863; uptownaltamonte.com.
Halloween Bash with Tooltime, Aramix Vega, DJ Nook It The club offers Halloween-inspired drink specials and live DJ sets. 9 p.m.; Suite B, 50 E. Central Blvd.; call for price; 407-246-1750.
Halloween Jazz Night 9:30 p.m.; Natura Coffee & Tea, 12078 Collegiate Way; free; 407- 482-5000; naturaorlando.com.
Halloween Part II Join in a costume contest and win up to $3,000 in cash, plus watch the Halloween Spooktacular show starring Gidget Galore, Ginger Minj and others. 8 p.m.; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; call for price; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Halloween Torture Show Watch as performers make their way through a maze of improv comedy games. 7:30 p.m.; SAK Comedy Lab, 29 S. Orange Ave.; $12-$15; 407-648-0001; sak.com.
Halloween Trick or Treating and Costume Contest Mall retail participants will hand out candy to little ones, while kids 12 and under compete in a costume contest. 5-8 p.m. Wednesday; Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd., Oviedo; free; 407-977-2400; facebook.com/oviedomall.
Halloween Trivia Challenge and Costume Contest With up to $200 in prizes for the best costume. 8 p.m.; Fiddler’s Green, 544 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-645-2050; fiddlersgreenorlando.com.
Kali's Dance: A Samhain Celebration to the Goddess of Death and Destruction Join in a witches ball, with a chair-decorating contest, costume contest, harvest buffet banquet, dancing and cash bar. 7 p.m.; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; $20; 407-221-1499; littlefish-hugepond.com.
Night of the Living Punk With Shitfits (Misfits cover band), Totalimmortal (AFI cover band) 9 p.m. Wednesday; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $5; 407-246-1419 ; thesocial.org.
Poltergeist Halloween night showing of 1982's horror flick directed by Tobe Hooper. 8 p.m.; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.
Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park Family-friendly event with games, bounce houses, a costume contest and a trick-or-treat trail. 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Shady Park, corner of New England and Pennsylvania avenues, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3275; cityofwinterpark.org.
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