Things to do this weekend in Orlando: October 22- October 24

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Halloween is just around the corner! Have you gotten the kids’ costumes yet? As October is coming to an end and we’re preparing for the next holiday, be sure to enjoy the weekend by checking out different events to do in Orlando this weekend.  

things to do this weekend in Orlando

Things to do this Weekend in Orlando with Kids

Here are some fun activities to do with the kids this weekend in Orlando.

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A Petrified Forest in Altamonte Springs

Plan for a night out! With food trucks, live entertainment, and fun packed front yard activities, your time with us can last as long as you like (but not past 11pm) Each one of our three trails is approximately a 15 minute long experience (depending on how fast you run…)

A Year with Frog and Toad with Mad Cow Theater

A Year with Frog and Toad | The Harriett Theatre Music by Robert Reale | Book & Lyrics by and Willie Reale October 6 – 24, 2021 Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way.

Audubon Center’s Owloween Skeleton Extravaganza

Skeletons are coming to the Center! (Not-so) spooky skeletons are arriving soon to the Center. Join us in October to see life-sized skeleton displays of dinos, cowboys, vultures and more. There will be over 50 silly skeletons all around the Center.

Board Game Betryal in Orange City

This year marks our 43rd Annual Haunted House!! In 1978, the ladies of the Sorosis Club came up with a fundraising idea that has grown into our Annual Haunted House. It was an instant hit for the residents in our community and they look forward to coming back every year.

Fall Festival at Atwood Family Farm

We have a wide assortment of pumpkins to choose from! After you choose your pumpkin, we can put your name on it and put it in the pumpkin pen if you want to stay awhile to play, eat some of our baked goods, have lunch at the food truck in our picnic area.

Gatorland Gators, Ghosts and Goblins

The “Alligator Capital of the World™” is bringing back its popular Gators, Ghosts and Goblins™ Halloween event for a third year in a row of family fun and fright done right. The all-ages, daytime, family-friendly event at Gatorland® takes place weekends from Oct. 9 through 31.

Old Town Thriller Nights

Every Friday and Saturday night in October zombies invade Old Town with a performance of the Halloween classic, “Thriller.” Join us as no mere mortal can resist the evil of the Thriller. Performances are three times a night in front of the Old Town Main Stage. 7:50pm 8:50pm 9:50pm

Halloween Light Show

Someone grab the fly swatter because gigantic bugs have invaded City Hall! The building’s walls are a canvas for a projection animated Halloween Light Show full of creepy crawlers and holiday icons. The 15-minute show runs in a continuous loop from 7-9 p.m. on Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays

ICON Park Halloween Events

Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, bring your little ballerina, pirate or princess out to ICON Park for a free ride on its signature attraction, The Wheel. ICON Park is offering complimentary tickets to The Wheel for kids 12 and under who are dressed up in costumes

Longwood Haunted History Tour

Join us for a Hauntingly Historic event! This October, the renowned Bradlee-McIntyre House of Longwood, Florida will play host to an exciting experiment in the supernatural. Every home has its secrets!

Mortem Manor

Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects. Mortem Manor is open year-round just outside Orlando!

Night of Terror Haunted House

A Family Friendly walk through haunted show (ages 5+), not just your typical jump out and scream! We also offer free child care for the wee ones or those who are too frightened in our “chicken coop”.

Painted Oaks Academy Pumpkin and Ponies Festival 2021

October 3rd – November 1st Daily 10am to 6pm $5 Adult (Ages: 18+) $3 Kids (Ages: 3-17) Admission Free Parking Pumpkins: $1 per pound or pre-sized flat rate Pony Rides Sold at Event(Ages: 3-12) $5 per child Train Rides Sold at Event(Ages: 3-7) $5 per child NO Dogs or Personal Pets (Service animals only)

Peter and the Starcatcher presented by CFCArts Theatre

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

Scream n’ Stream at Oviedo Mall

Scream n’ Stream, the drive-thru haunt attraction, returns this September, bringing new scares to a new location.  The attraction, which debut at Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures last year, will take over Oviedo Mall this time around, with activities taking place select nights Sept. 17 through Oct.31.

SpookNona Pumpkin Patch and Halloween Events

Spooky season in Lake Nona has arrived! Join us for another year of fun with the Boxi Park Pumpkin Patch! Pumpkins will be available for purchase by size.

The Haunted Road

One of the last remaining haunted roads in Central Florida is now a seasonal drive-thru experience. After launching in 2020, the cast and crew quickly realized everything was not as it seemed. Rumor spread that tortured souls who died on the land materialize when the sun sets, resulting in paranormal phenomena and eerie occurrences.

The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show- WonderWorks

Those who want a fun family experience this Halloween season won’t want to miss “The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show” at WonderWorks Orlando.

Trick or Treat at Fun Spot

Every Saturday and Sunday in October, your little monsters (12 and under) can dress up and enjoy free trick-or-treating at our Orlando and Kissimmee parks between 4 and 6 p.m. (while supplies last)!

Uncle Donald’s Farm in Lady Lake

Remember the good old days when everyone spent some time “down on the farm”? You could see the animals, relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Since 1980 our family owned farm has allowed visitors to pet and feed a variety of animals and see wildlife up close.

Friday, October 22, 2021

Family Sunset at the Zoo

Enjoy a summer evening with the family at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Join us on the fourth Friday of each month for Family Sunset at the Zoo, presented by VyStar Credit Union.

Spooky Empire at Hyatt Regency

The Nations largest horror convention with celebrity guests and a host of events and experiences. Rock n Roll, Horror, Halloween, Tattoo and Film Festival all rolled into one monstrous event!!

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Cosplay 101 for Grades 6-12- Penguin Point Productions

Cosplay 101 for Grades 6-12 Students will work with an experienced costumer to create their own cosplay characters! No special equipment is required, but you may bring your own materials with teacher’s approval.

City of Deltona Parks and Recreation “Zombie Walk”

Come shuffle, creep, and howl in your best Zombie costume on our walking trail. Trick or treat and dance to the Zombie beat. All ages welcome. Zombie costume contest at 8pm.

Sanford Food Truck Fiesta

Families can enjoy a variety of food from more than 20 food trucks, live music, and outdoor seating on the streets of downtown Sanford.

Sunsational Farms 3rd Annual Fall Festival

Some family fun. Join us on the farm, for some family fun this Fall. Our iconic Big Orange  will be transformed into Big Jack …. A perfect  photo opportunity for an awesome picture.

Truck or Treat and Pop Culture Festival

Come out to Reiter Park on Saturday, October 23rd for truck or treating with a variety of trucks, and other vehicles, free candy for children, bounce houses, food vendors, and much more.

2021 Eustis Fall Festival

Bring the kids out to this family-friendly, free event on Saturday, October 23 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Ferran Park! Located at 250 Ferran Park Dr, Eustis, FL 32726. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for a Costume Contest starting at 5:00 p.m!

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Family Movie Night

Bring the entire family to watch free movies on a big screen. Old Town will play family-friendly movies and classics every Sunday night. Bring a chair, grab some snacks at your favorite Old Town store, and spend the night watching a movie underneath the stars.

Kid’s Halloween Party featuring The Nightmare Before Christmas

Part of our 13 Films & Cocktails of Halloween!  A day of fun, film, and spooks! Throw on your costumes and bring the entire family to Enzian for some outdoor Halloween activities, face painting, and trick-or-treating, followed by a screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Pokemon Open Play at Coliseum of Comics

Join us for Pokemon Open Play! Test out new decks and meet other Pokemon players. Interested in learning how to play Pokemon? We have a dedicated advocate on hand to help teach new players during open play.

Wall Crawl’s Santa Crawl

We’re putting the “joy” back into the holidays this year – with a truly unique Santa photo experience that you’ll never forget! On our designated Santa days, you’ll enjoy a one-hour semi-private experience with Santa -including stories, songs and of course – photos!


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