Where to drink and party in Orlando for Halloween
Published: October 23, 2013
Zoo Boo Bash Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy trick-or-treating around the zoo, with face painting, a costume contest and goodie bags. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; free-$14.95; 407-323-4450; centralfloridazoo.org.
The Masque of the Red Death: An Evening of Morbid Romance and Paranoia The Players of Harpsody perform adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales. 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Thursday; $15-$25; edgarallanpoe.eventbrite.com.
Oct. 26, Oct. 31
Halloween 2013 Two-night party featuring a costume contest with $4,000 in cash prizes. 8 p.m. Saturday and Thursday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $10; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Oct. 26, Nov. 1
Second Annual Oktoberfest Masquerade and Costume Party Come dressed as a knight, villain or vixen and enjoy beer samples, games and contests. 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Friday; Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, 4510 W. Vine St., Kissimmee; call for price; 407-396-2900; medievaltimes.com.
Casper’s Friendly Halloween Party Costume party with a barbecue lunch, carnival games and a showing of the film starring Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman. 11 a.m. Sunday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $5-$15; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.
Hospitality Halloween Party for all of those who have to work on the holiday, with live music by the A-Team. 9 p.m. Sunday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407-849-0471; wallstplaza.net.
Oct. 27, Oct. 30
The Shining Regal’s Classic Film Series showing of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 thriller. Various times Sunday, Wednesday; Winter Park Village, Regal Cinemas, 510 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park; visit website for details; 407-628-0035; regmovies.com.
Scary Movie Mondays Horror film screenings. 5:30 p.m. Monday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.
The Principles of Pumpkin Carving Join Scott “Stormin” Norman for lessons in knife safety, carving techniques and pumpkin science. 6:30 p.m. Monday; Alafaya Library, 9318 E. Colonial Drive; free; 407-277-0021.
Fourth Annual Festival of Magic The manor turns into the Magic Mansion with live magic shows in each room, plus guests enjoy food and drinks during their visit. 5-9 p.m. daily; Courtyard at Lake Lucerne, 211 N. Lucerne Circle; $20-$30; seelivemagic.com/magicmansion.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Cult Classics screening of Don Siegel’s 1956 sci-fi horror film. 9:30 p.m. Tuesday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $5; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.
Helloween With Born From Ashes, Meka Nism and others Live music, a video release party and more. 7 p.m. Wednesday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $5; 407-872-0066; firestonelive.net.