Halloween events guide
Our guide to the best Halloween events in and around Orlando
Published: October 27, 2011
Howl-O-Ween Dueling Pianos Party 6 p.m.; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; call for price; 407-354-5999.
Kid’s Trick or Treat Candy at merchants along Park Avenue. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Park Avenue at Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; free; 407-644-8281; cityofwinterpark.org.
Masquerade Art Event & Costume Party Art and photography by Jack Toepke, Monine Brocco, Lesley Silvia and Jim Carchidi, with vaudeville-style entertainment and a costume contest. 8 p.m.; Bombshell’s Tavern, 5405 Edgewater Drive; $5; 407-252-4913.
NightFlight After-hours paranormal investigation and tour of the airplane museum. 9:30 p.m.; Fantasy of Flight, 1400 Broadway Blvd., Polk City; $75; 941-984-3500; nightflightexperience.com.
Spirit Stroll Costume contest and pub crawl through Baldwin Park. 6:30 p.m.; Baldwin Park, New Broad and Jake streets; $25-$35; 407-325-8619; brightsideevents.org.
Spooktacular Costume parade, pumpkin-carving contest and trick-or-treating. 5-9 p.m.; Avalon Park Town Center, 13001 Founders Square Drive; free; 407-658-6565; avalonpark.com.
Terror on Mills Ave: Lazy Afternoon Halloween featuring DJs Kittybat, LT Smash, YNot, Cooterman, Spreadsheets 10 p.m.; Substance, 934 N. Mills Ave.; free entry with costume.
Trick or Treat Safe Zone Three floors of trick-or-treating with crafts, candy and a scavenger hunt. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; free, ages 12 and under welcome; 407-836-8500; thehistorycenter.org.
WOBoween Live music, beer specials and a costume contest. 8 p.m.; World of Beer – UCF, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.
Zombie Bake Sale Two featuring Mot, Sleazy McQueen, Ken Sherry 9 p.m.; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; $5; 407-228-0804.
Saturday, Oct. 29-Sunday, Oct. 30
Zoo Boo Bash Haunted hayrides, trick-or-treating and a pumpkin patch. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; free-$12.95; 407-323-4450; centralfloridazoo.org.
Saturday, Oct. 29-Monday, Oct. 31
Plazaween Weekend Block party with live music, a costume contest and drink specials. 9 p.m. Saturday-Monday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; $10; 407-849-0471; wallstplaza.net.
Sunday, Oct. 30
Acoustic In-store Performance and Pumpkin Carving Contest with Fitz and the Tantrums 2:30 p.m.; Park Ave CDs, 2916 Corrine Drive; free; 407-447-7275.
FrankenSlide 2011 Halloween-themed car drifting competition and costume contest. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Central Florida Racing Complex, 201 Parcel Lane; $10; 407-812-4004; cfracingcomplex.com.
Halloween Intermezzo T-dance featuring DJ Infinity, Macaviti, DJ Brianna and the Footlight Players. 6 p.m.; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
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