Halloween events guide
Our guide to the best Halloween events in and around Orlando
Published: October 27, 2011
Freaky Friday with DJ BMF & Dirty Sneakers 9 p.m.; McRaney’s Tavern, 1566 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-622-4474.
Ghost Stories Haunted storytelling in the gardens. 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $10; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.
Goonies Showing of the film in the library. Noon; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.
Halloween Cover Show 7:30 p.m.; Back Booth, 37 W. Pine St.; $5; 407-999-2570; backbooth.com
Halloween Moonlight Bowl Cosmic lights, DJ music and a costume contest. 10 p.m.; Boardwalk Bowl, 10749 E. Colonial Drive; $15; 407-384-0003; alomabowlingcenters.com.
Haunted Pub TourWith stops at haunted pubs, bars and restaurants. 8 p.m.; Versus Sports Bar & Grill; 100 E. Pine St.; $20; 407-422-5659; americanghostadventures.com.
Movies Under the StarsOutdoor showing of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. 7 p.m.; Avalon Park Town Center, 13001 Founders Square Drive; free; 407-658-6565; avalonpark.com.
The Walking Dead Pub Invasion Zombie-themed pub crawl through downtown Sanford. 7 p.m.; West First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $10.
Wine Lounge: Halloween Costume Party Wine and appetizers to benefit Winter Park YMCA Scholarship Fund. 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Whole Foods Market, 1989 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; $10; 407-673-8788.
Zombie Invasion 2011 10 p.m.; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-839-0457; independentbar.net
Friday, Oct. 28-Saturday, Oct. 29
Halloween Costume Bash Wear a costume and win up to $200. 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free with costume; 407-649-3888; pulseorlando.com.
Halloween in Cassadaga The paranormal hot spot hosts an outdoor festival with music, vendors and walking ghost tours. 4 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Cassadaga Spirtualist Camp, Cassadaga Road and Stevens Street, Cassadaga; $10.
Friday, Oct. 28-Sunday, Oct. 30
Asylum Haunted insane asylum party with a costume contest, psychotic drag show and more. 9 p.m. Friday-Sunday; Mr. Sisters, 5310 E. Colonial Drive; $5; 407-545-2567; mrsisters.com.
Phantasmagoria II Empty Spaces Theatre Co. and DiDonna Productions present haunting puppetry, dance and storytelling. 8:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday; Mandell Theatre, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $20; 407-328-9005.
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular Family-friendly event with spooky shows, sea-themed arts and crafts, and trick-or-treating. Noon-8 p.m. Friday-Sunday; SeaWorld, 7007 SeaWorld Drive; various prices; 407-363-2613; seaworldparks.com.
Touch Halloween Weekend Costume contests and DJ music. 9 p.m. Friday-Sunday; Touch, 55 W. Church St.; $30; 888-455-2634; touch-orlando.com.
Friday, Oct. 28-Monday, Oct. 31
Halloween Extravaganza 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 8 p.m. Monday; Theatre Downtown, 2113 N. Orange Ave.; $20; 407-841-0083; theatredowntown.net.
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