Orlando is known for its unique attractions, family-friendly events, and activities. You'll find plenty of great things to do this weekend plus the best October events that you won't want to miss. Our Guide for all the best Halloween parties in Orlando will give you everything you need to enjoy a fun-filled Fall holiday.

From Halloween parties to family-friendly activities, here's our list of things to do in Orlando. From art shows and cocktail nights to live concerts and Halloween-themed movies, these events have something for everyone. Check it out!

Haunted Hints Escape Room at Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend 2022

on Friday, 21 Oct, 2022 11:00 AM
at Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Attending Interested

Exclusive Pop-Up Escape Room Haunted hints, is coming to Spooky Empire 2022 with TWO Escape Games.

Pumpkin Patch/ Costume Contest

on Friday, 21 Oct, 2022 5:00 PM
at Jean Arthur Associates Inc
5626 Red Bug Lake Rd, Winter Springs, FL 32708, United State, Winter Springs, FL 32708
Attending Interested

Get a family pumpkin FREE! Join us in Orlando with your family and friends. Costume contest for all ages, no necessary but added fun if desired.

Oktoberfest 2022 October 21

on Friday, 21 Oct, 2022 5:00 PM
at German American Society of Central Florida
381 Orange Ln, Casselberry, FL 32707
Attending Interested

New ADDED DATE for Oktoberfest at the German American Society of Central Florida. Join us on FRIDAY, Oct 21 from 5-10 pm for the most authentic German food, live music, dancing and beer on tap.

Knife Party at The Vanguard

on Friday, 21 Oct, 2022 6:00 PM
at The Vanguard
578 N Orange Ave,, Orlando, FL 32801
Attending Interested

Insomniac & The Vanguard Present Knife Party at The Vanguard

Rotary Club of Oviedo Presents: Costumes and Cocktails

on Friday, 21 Oct, 2022 6:30 PM
at City of Oviedo Cultural Center
357 Center Lake Ln, Oviedo, FL 32765, United States, ORLANDO, FL 32765
Attending Interested

Join us for our annual VIP Charity Event- Halloween Theme at the City of Oviedo Cultural Center.

Tales of Terror Presents: The Wasteland Haunted Trail

on Friday, 21 Oct, 2022 8:00 PM
at Warrior Sports Park
4603 West Colonial Drive - Take the Barnett Park entrance [B, Orlando, FL 32808
Attending Interested

Face your deepest fears and immerse yourself in the horror, beaconing The Wasteland creatures for an up close and terrifying experience. Orlando's NEWEST haunted trail! Scares, food, vendors and zombie gelly ball!

Tricks and Screams: Funhouse

on Friday, 21 Oct, 2022 8:00 PM
at Level 13 Event Center
5043 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32810
Attending Interested

For over a decade, Tricks and Screams was a private event held in Orlando. This year, the party goes public with an eerie “Funhouse” theme hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Star, Trinity The Tuck.


Race for Inclusion – Orlando

on Saturday, 22 Oct, 2022 8:00 AM
at Promenade at Sunset Walk
3251 Margaritaville Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Attending Interested

On Saturday, October 22 at 8:00 a.m., join us for a 5K fun run/walk at the Promenade at Sunset Walk as a part of Special Olympics Florida’s Race for Inclusion, to raise funds for Special Olympics Florida athletes.


Orlando Happy Hour Halloweekend Bar Crawl

on Saturday, 22 Oct, 2022 1:00 PM
at Hooch
25 Wall St, Orlando, FL 32801
Attending Interested

Orlando Happy Halloween Hangover! Bring your sexiest and scariest costume on this Orlando Bar Crawl because we want to give you spooky treats and prizes!


Fall Festival Costume Contest

on Saturday, 22 Oct, 2022 3:00 PM
at Ferran Park
250 Ferran Park Dr, Eustis, FL 32726
Attending Interested

Costume Contest In Orlando Registration. Avoid waiting in lines and ensure your little ones are registered for this year's costume contest.

Fear Frenzy Night 2 - Prison, Bloodbather, and more

on Saturday, 22 Oct, 2022 3:30 PM
at The Haven At Forsyth
6700 Aloma Ave, Winter Park, FL 32792
Attending Interested

152 Productions Presents: Orlando's Premier Live Music Halloween Event Fear Frenzy Night 2. Join us with your friends and family.


on Saturday, 22 Oct, 2022 7:30 PM
at Central Florida Fairgrounds
4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808
Attending Interested

This event is rain or shine. Join us!!

Zoo Boo Bash

on Sunday, 23 Oct, 2022 9:00 AM
at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
3755 West Seminole Blvd., Sanford, FL 32771
Attending Interested

This is the wildest Halloween event in town! Zoo Boo Bash presented by Orlando Health is back at the Central Florida Zoo to provide zoo-goers a fun, safe, and not-so-scary Halloween experience.

9th Annual Florida Jerk Food and Music Festival At The Apopka Amphitheater

on Sunday, 23 Oct, 2022 2:00 PM
at Apopka Amphitheater
3710 Jason Dwelley Pkwy, Apopka, FL 32712
Attending Interested

The 9th annual Florida Jerk Festival will take place on Sunday, October 23 at the Apopka Amphitheater. Central Florida's most anticipated outdoor food, music and cultural festival will run from 2 pm to 10 pm in celebration of National Jerk Day.