There’ll be plenty of pulse-pounding moments in Orlando this Halloween – here’s a guide to the top 5 frights…
Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights
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WARNING – This event may be too intense for young children.
Without doubt there is no other Halloween event in Orlando more nightmarish than Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights. Now in its 25th year, America’s premier Halloween happening offers some of the most pulse-pounding moments in horror history. On select nights from September 18th through November 1st, 2015, the streets of Universal Studios Orlando will come alive with gruesome goings-on with 9 haunted houses, 5 scare zones, 2 outrageous live shows, plus many of the park’s most exciting rides and attractions.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
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For softer spooks head to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. This aptly named event offers 25 nights of happy haunts from September 15 through November 1st 2015. Guests are invited to don their favourite Halloween gear and search for an assortment of trick-or-treat sweets. Entertainment includes the twice-nightly Boo-To-You Halloween Parade, the new Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular and the Happy HalloWishes fireworks display. There’ll be meet and greets with Disney characters in fancy dress plus themed treats and eats available throughout. The fun doesn’t stop there – a barbershop quartet of dead cowboys will be serenading Frontierland, listen if you dare.
Howl O Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa
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WARNING – Not suitable for young children.
This year Busch Gardens has joined forces with award-winning horror filmmaker Robin Cowie, producer of the Blair Witch Project, to Unearth an unimaginable evil. On select nights from September 25 through October 31, 2015 discover Howl O scream’s newest haunted house, Unearthed: Scarlett’s Revenge plus some of the most demented halloween houses back by popular demand, but with horrifying new twists. Guests can brave thrill rides in the dark, including North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower Falcon’s Fury and Florida’s first and only triple-launch coaster Cheetah Hunt. Freaky food and drinks are also served with the most deranged dinner show ever seen, Howl-O-Scream’s signature show, Fiends. The party continues through the night at Club Unearthed, where guests enjoy liquid courage and pulse-pounding music.
Brick-or-Treat Legoland Florida
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There’s a brick load of family-friendly fun at Legoland Florida this halloween including fireworks every night of the event! On select dates from October 3rd through October 31st 2015 ghouls and goblins are set to descend on Miniland USA. There’ll be a spooky scavenger hunt with trick-or-treating along the brick-or-treat trail, super brick build activities, the largest Jack-O-Lantern in the world, Halloween entertainment and a kids costume contest with prizes. This year’s highlights include the brand new giant 13 foot long lego hearse, the lego vampire build, the world’s largest pumpkin photo opportunity, witching hour and the monster mash dance bash. Activities will run from 11am-5pm daily.
Sea World Spooktacular
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Splashing spooks for all the family can be found at SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular. Children and adults alike can enjoy a whole host of themed fun including trick-or-treating, Penelope’s Party Zone, Dine with Shamu Spooktacular Brunch and Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween musical show. SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular takes place from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. every weekend in October and is included with park admission. Costumes are not required but are encouraged!
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