Walt Disney World
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Epcot continues the spectacular celebration of global cuisine this October during the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Guests are invited to wine, dine and dance their way through the festival with global marketplaces, celebrity chefs, culinary demonstrations, and the always popular Eat to the Beat Concert Series. This October add some extra flavor to your day with performances by Jim Belushi & The Sacred Hearts, Anderson East, Smash Mouth and 98 Degrees. The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival runs now through November 12.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party – Over at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, enjoy the family-friendly event Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. The not-so-spooky event brings Halloween fun after dark to the park including the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks Show, Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, trick-or-treating, costumed characters and much more. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party spooks through October 31.
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular – Halloween is less spooky and more fun at SeaWorld Orlando during the park’s Halloween Spooktacular. Every weekend in October, the Orlando theme park offers an ocean of Halloween fun with trick-or-treating, whimsical sea creatures, not-so-spooky live shows, characters and more. Guests are invited to trick-or-treat for ghoulish goodies, show off their dance moves at the Halloween Dance Party, make crafts at Penelope’s Garden Party, snap photos with characters in Mermaid Grotto, and countdown to Halloween with Elmo, Abby, and more in Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween show.
Brick-or-Treat – LEGOLAND Florida invites families to celebrate Halloween amongst giant LEGO jack-o-lanterns, tons of candy, LEGO characters dressed in their Halloween costumes, non-frightening shows and a spectacular fireworks show full of explosive LEGO bricks. The park’s annual Brick or Treat event runs October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 & 31.
Firefighter Friday - The National Fire Protection Association returns to LEGOLAND Florida October 5 for the annual kickoff of NFPA’s Fire Prevention Week. Families can enjoy educational activities that teach kids the importance of fire safety.
Halloween Horror Nights- The nation’s premier Halloween event continues in October with a whopping 10 haunted houses drawn from the greatest ’80’s horror movies of all time. The houses include Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Stranger Things, Poltergeist, Scary Tales: Deadly Ever After, The Horrors of Blumhouse and more. Scare Zones follow the same ’80’s horror theme with Revenge of Chucky, Killer Clowns From Outer Space, Vamp ’85 New Year’s Eve, The Harvest, and Twisted Tradition
Busch Gardens Tampa
Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends - Busch Gardens Tampa is hosting a Halloween Party just for kids during Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends. Saturdays and Sundays from October 6 - 28, everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends invite kids to show off their Halloween costumes, trick-or-treat, make crafts, explore a hay bale maze and play fall-inspired activities and games. Then, join Sesame Street friends during a character dance party.
Conservation Connections - On October 11 join Laura Vonmutius and Beth Lott of Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland, FL as they talk about the rescue, medical treatment, rehabilitation and release of Florida’s birds.
Howl-O-Scream – At night, Busch Gardens Tampa will turn into a nightmare during the park’s annual Howl-O-Scream. On select nights until Oct. 28, the park invites you inside a gruesome realm with haunted houses, pulse-pounding rides and more.