The City Booo-tiful: Every Orlando Halloween party happening this weekend


What follows is a massive list of every single Halloween party happening this weekend in the Orlando area.

If we missed one, and you would like your event listed next year, submit your info to [email protected] at least two weeks in advance.

Oct. 28

Halloween Holiday Horror Movie Night Halloween movie night with Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Trick R' Treat and the original Halloween. Wednesday, 6 pm; The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-332-9636;

Halloween Horror Nights 25 Universal Studios unleashes ghouls, zombies, creepy clowns and more on the masses who flock to visit the professionally designed haunted houses, scare zones and creepy experiences. This year, Jack the insane clown is back to host the event for its 25th anniversary. Wednesday, 5 pm, every night through Sunday, Nov. 1; Universal Studios, 6000 Universal Blvd.; $49.99-$76.99; 407-363-8000;

Holiday Social Enjoy pizza, salad, wine and live musical accompaniment at this costumed benefit for the College Park Neighborhood Arts Center. Wednesday, 7-9 pm; Cavanaugh's Fine Wines, 1215 Edgewater Drive; $20; 407-335-0566.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party The Magic Kingdom hosts a Halloween party and guests are encouraged to dress in costume and go trick or treating around the park. Wednesday, 7 pm, through Sunday, Nov. 1; Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $68; 407-824-4321.

Scare Fair Open House Dress up in your favorite costume for a fun-filled community event featuring a haunted house, food trucks, costume and pumpkin carving contests, tricks and treats, refreshments and more. Wednesday, 5-8:30 pm; Keiser University, 5600 Lake Underhill Road; free; 888-844-8404;

Zombie Prom: Scholars & Scoundrels, Sweet Cambodia, Useless Jester, the Western Sons, Tears of a Tyrant Live music, food trucks and prizes. Win Zombie Prom King or Queen 2015. Wednesday, 7:30 pm; St. Matthew's Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Oct. 29

Anime Game Show: Horror Edition A special Halloween edition of the Anime Game Show. Cosplay encouraged. Thursday, 6-10 pm; The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-332-9636.

The Knightmare Haunted House A new haunted house with 8,000 square feet of horror. Thursday, 7:30 pm-1 am, through Saturday; 5707 Dot Com Court, Oviedo; $15; 407-953-4030.

The Shallow Grave The largest indoor, privately-owned haunt zone in Florida, Shallow Grave offers two unique haunted attractions with highly immersive scare zones around every corner. Thursday, 7:30-10 pm, Friday-Saturday, 7:30 pm-midnight; The Shallow Grave, 701 N.W. 42nd St., Winter Haven; $17-$40;

Oct. 30

Carved: A Pumpkin's Musical Adventure It has been 25 years since the king of Pumpkinville disappeared. Each year, young pumpkins leave their village hoping to find him, but return empty-handed. Will things be different when a young pumpkin named Earnest is finally allowed to search? Friday, 7 pm, Saturday, 11 am, 12:30 pm & 3 pm, Sunday, 3 pm, 4:30 pm; Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden; $7-$11; 407-877-4736;

Death Rattle: Keith Evan, Atnarko, Mathew Scott, Queens of Noise House music costume party. Friday, 10 pm; Sandwich Bar, 2432 E. Robinson St.; contact for price; 407-421-1670.

DRIP's Underground Vampire Bar Performance art group DRIP creates a safe haven for vampires and their human friends. Sip blood from the bar, watch dancers enjoy blood baths, take a blood shower, witness human sacrifices and enjoy a full theatrical show. Live music from the Bloody Jug Band on Saturday. Friday-Saturday, 8 pm-midnight; DRIP, 8747 International Drive; $35-$79; 347-855-3747;

Face the Fear House: Dolls International Exhibition A themed haunted house based around a cursed doll collection. Friday, 8-11 pm, through Saturday; Old Longwood Elementary School, 840 Orange Ave., Longwood; $12; 407-324-0203;

Ghost Station A Halloween party from Literocalypse with costumes, scary stories to tell in the dark, interactive art installations and a dance party. Friday, 9 pm; The Space Station, 2539 Coolidge Ave.; $5.

Halloween Eve Party: King of All Drunks, the Glorious Rebellion, Junior Bruce, Thomas Hewitt Pre-Halloween party. Friday, 9 pm; Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; $5; 407-270-9104.

The Halloween Pub Crawl Wear your best costume for this pub crawl and you could win free drinks for a year. Friday, 8 pm; Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Central Boulevard; $10-$20;

Majora's Masquerade: Zelda Halloween Dance Party A Zelda-themed costume party with music from James Landino, dj-Jo, Benjamin Briggs and Hoshikuzu Kid. Friday, 8 pm; The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-332-9636.

Masked in Mystery - A Costume Ball Enjoy food, drinks, a costume contest, celebrities and live entertainment at this costume ball benefit. Friday, 7-11 pm; Citrus Club, 255 S. Orange Ave.; $50.

An Old Town Halloween Old Town gets spooky for the season. Friday, 7-11 pm, through Saturday; Old Town, 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee; free; 407-396-4888;

Phantasmagoria VI: The Darkness Returns Live performers, fantastical dance, explosive stage combat, large scale puppetry, aerial performance and haunting storytelling combine to create a tapestry of macabre and whimsical horror. Friday-Saturday, 8 pm; Mandell Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $15-$35; 407-447-1700;

Plazaween XV Three days of Halloween at Wall Street with drink specials, a costume contest and live music. Friday, 9 pm, Saturday, 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407-849-0471;

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Catch a showing of the cult classic complete with shadow cast and props. Friday, 9 pm, Saturday, 11:30 pm; Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand; $12-$17; 386-736-1500;

Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend Horror and Halloween-themed convention, featuring a costume contest, live acts, parties and more. Friday-Sunday; Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Drive; $30-$199; 954-258-7852;

The Tragic Prometheus 20th Anniversary Reading A special reading of Roger Floyd's play about Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley to benefit Dramatic Education, Inc. Friday, 8 pm; 1300 Brookhaven Drive; $10.

Zombie Apocalypse Party Dress in your best zombie or apocalyptic attire to receive a discount at the bar and enjoy dark tunes from DJ Prof. Killjoy and zombie movies playing in the Offworld Lounge. Friday, 10 pm; Gods & Monsters, 5250 International Drive; free;

Oct. 31

Astro Wave: An Interactive Voyage Halloween space party with new wave hits of yesteryear. Saturday, 9 & 11 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10-$12;

Boo 'n Brew Fall Festival Unlimited tastings of popular brands, international favorites and seasonal ale and food sampling, along with cornhole tournaments, trick-or-treating, face painting and bounce houses. Saturday, 5-9 pm; Waterford Lakes Town Center, 413 N. Alafaya Trail; $20-$25; 407-737-2866;

Boo-Tacular Family Fun Run The 2.75-mile course winds around the Bonnet Creek property and will include trick or treating, ghoulish characters, a haunted house, a costume contest for the kids, raffles, prizes, food and more. Saturday, 8-11:30 am; Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane; $30-$35; 407-396-1114.

Contagion Zone: Milo & Otis A special EDM Halloween evening. Saturday, 10 pm; Venue 578, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$25; 407-872-0066.

Discoween A special Halloween cocktail menu, disco and funk tunes and giveaways all night long. Saturday, 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free;

Fall Family Block Party Family event with games, inflatables, 1,000 pounds of candy, prizes and blacklight laser tag. Saturday, 5-8 pm; Calvary Assembly of God, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park; free; 407-644-1199;

Fall Family Festival Children and families are invited to enjoy games, music, bounce houses, food and fun. Saturday, 5-8 pm; The Embassy, 6208 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-944-1211;

Halloween Comicfest Stop in to your favorite comic store for a free comic. Come in costume and get three. Saturday; multiple locations; free;

Halloween Spooktoberfest Costume contest, trick-or-treating, food and product vendors. Saturday, 5-9 pm; Secret Lake Park, 200 N. Lake Triplet Drive, Casselberry; free.

Halloween Torture Show Watch the SAK players get shocked, whipped, clipped, smacked, bound and mousetrapped – all while trying to improvise for your pleasure. Saturday, 9:30 pm; SAK Comedy Lab, 29 S. Orange Ave.; $12-$15; 407-648-0001;

Hannibal's Halloween Bash With the Eva Weingarten Quartet Enjoy classics both old and new from the Eva Weingarten Quartet while dining and drinking in your favorite costume. Saturday, 8 pm; Hannibal's on the Square, 511 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; various menu prices; 407-629-4865;

Haunted Hotel Halloween party from, Aloft and Sugarfree Media Group. Saturday, 8 pm; Aloft Hotel Orlando Downtown, 500 S. Orange Ave.; $20-$25.

Mall-O-Ween A trick-or-treating event for kids inside the mall. Saturday, 6-8 pm; Seminole Towne Center, 200 Towne Center Circle, Sanford; free; 407-323-1843.

Midnight Massacre Halloween Bash Midnight Halloween party with a $50 bar tab for the best costume. Saturday, 11:55 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; free-$4; 407-999-2570;

Mr. Richard and the Pound Hounds Halloween Concert Popular children's musical group performs a not-so-scary Halloween concert. Saturday, 1 pm; Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St.; $10; 407-896-7365;

Night of the Living Dead Halloween Party Wear a costume, grab a drink and watch the zombie classic on the lawn at Eden Bar. Saturday, 8 pm; Eden Bar at the Enzian, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free; 407-629-1088;

Scare Away Hunger A costume contest, family fun and lots of candy in exchange for canned goods. Help package meals for hungry children around the world. Saturday, 6-8:15 pm; Feeding Children Everywhere, 830 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Unit 142, Longwood; free; 888-891-6447;

Tables, Ladders and Chairs Halloween Scare: American Party Machine, Hurricane Charley Wrestling-themed Halloween show. Saturday, 8 pm; West End Trading Company, 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-322-7475.

Thornton Park Halloween Block Party A Halloween party with a $500 prize for the costume contest, music from the Sh-Booms, burlesque dancers, an art market and more. Saturday, 9 pm; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; $10-$30.

Trick or Treating in the Village Children receive candy from participating merchants in the Village, a marketplace housing 165 local artisans and craftspeople selling and demonstrating their products and services. Saturday, 2-5 pm; Artegon Marketplace, 5250 International Drive; free; 407-351-7718;

Trick or Treat Safe Zone Children and parents enjoy four floors of trick or treating, crafts, games, lessons in ghost-hunting practices and a scavenger hunt. Saturday, 11 am-4 pm; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-836-8500;

Trunk-Or-Treat A family-friendly Halloween alternative featuring lots of candy, games, a costume contest and a prize for the best decorated trunk. Saturday, 3-5 pm; Christ Church of Orlando, 2200 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-856-4999;

Welcome to Gotham City A Batman-themed Halloween party with costumes, dancers, prizes, music, drink specials and more. Saturday, 8 pm; Copper Rocket Pub, 106 Lake Ave., Maitland; free; 407-636-3171;

XDA Halloween Scary stories, a pumpkin patch, face painting, treat bags and a Haunted Mansion tour at 2:30pm. Saturday, noon & 2:30 pm; Xplosive Dance Academy, 8255 Lee Vista Blvd.; $5-$10; 407-440-4616.

Zoo Boo Bash Bring the kids to trick or treat in the wildest neighborhood around – the Central Florida Zoo. Don't miss the costume contest at 1 p.m. Saturday, 9 am-3 pm; Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; 407-323-4450;