Fall Fun in Orlando
If your next trip is bringing you to Orlando this fall during Halloween, you are in luck: with some of the best weather of the year to enjoy, the destination also offers spectacular Halloween and autumn pageantry at many of the world’s top theme parks, attractions, and venues.
From September 15 to October 31, Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will showcase the aura of autumn on its Main Street, U.S.A., which will be decked out in fall décor and feature other seasonal offerings, including a special Halloween-themed cavalcade with Mickey, Minnie, and pals wearing their favorite costumes. Themed food, special treats, and merchandise will be available, and photographers will be capturing special moments throughout the park –but beware! Happy haunts may just materialize in the pictures. Guests of all ages are encouraged to wear their most creative costumes.
Kids and kids at heart can also don costumes for SeaWorld Orlando’s Spooktacular, which takes place on weekends through November 1. Enjoy a Halloween dance party, themed shows, and more. A “trick-or-treat trail” will be stocked with candy and adventure, and little ones can engage in not-so-spooky fun with their favorite Sesame Street characters, including Cookie Monster and Elmo.
On weekends from October 10 to November 1, Gatorland is hosting a special fall event, Gators, Ghosts and Goblins. Costumed characters, fall photo opportunities, a spooky train ride and a trick or treat trail from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. are just the start of the fun. Activities are included in admission and guests are welcome to wear family-friendly costumes.
At Legoland Florida, visitors will experience Brick or Treat on weekends throughout October. The event features neighborhood-style trick or treating with plenty of candy for the little ones, seasonal shows such as Groovin’ Graveyard, and a spooky squad of holiday characters including Rockin’ Frankenstein and Lord Vampyre. Specialty food and merchandise will also be available.
On Halloween, Fun Spot is offering trick or treating and a costume contest at both its Orlando location and in Kissimmee, where the park is teaming up with Old Town to offer specially themed festivities. Merchants and candy stations will distribute plenty of sweets, and the costume contest will feature multiple age categories and plenty of prizes. Old Town is also screening drive-in Halloween movies every Sunday night in October.
On select dates through November 7, enjoy Orlando’s first contactless, immersive Halloween experience at The Haunted Road, a theatrical drive-through event. Celebrate all the tricks and treats of the season from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Guests will drive from scene to scene, where stories will come to life through props, live actors, lighting, sound and visual effects to truly immerse you in a scary Halloween experience. A daytime family-friendly version is a not-too-spooky adventure that takes visitors on a lively journey through the Enchanted Forest, which features favorite fairy tale creatures, music, dancing and a sweet treat.
Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly holiday experience or a scary Halloween adventure, Orlando in October 2020 has something for everyone.