In the US, October is all about Halloween! Americans love this holiday that features good-natured scares, creative costumes, and lots of candy!
There is a lot more to do in Orlando than just celebrate Halloween, though. Here are some of our picks for this month’s best events in the Orlando area.
Glow After Dark
- Where? Nona Adventure Park
- When? Friday, October 9th, 7:00 pm
- How Much? Tickets start at $15
Head to Lake Nona for an exciting nighttime festival featuring lights, music, and live performance art. LED Cirque performers highlight this outdoor show. Take part in a glowing foam party and sample food from dozens of local vendors.
For more information visit: https://hulafrog.com/orlando-fl/glow-after-dark-spring-festival-lake-nona
Orlando Toy Con
- Where? Avanti Palms Resort and Conference Center, 6515 International Drive
- When? Sunday, October 11th, 9-4
- How Much? Tickets start at $5
Whether you love modern or vintage toys, this event is sure to make you smile. Over 80 vendor tables will show off amazing retro toys and modern collectibles. Vintage games will also be available with vendors from Atari, Sega, Nintendo, and more!
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/691547564756159/
- Where? Avalon Park, 3680 Avalon Park East Blvd
- When? Saturday, October 10th, 5-10 pm
- How Much? Free!
Avalon Park hosts this family-friendly celebration of German food, beer, and culture. Enjoy traditional European music and dancing, food trucks and vendors, and a beer garden. For some non-traditional fun, games will be available along with a bounce park.
For more information visit: https://www.avalonpark.com/oktoberfest/#
Gators, Ghosts, and Goblins at Gatorland
- Where? 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail
- When? Every weekend in October
- How Much? Tickets start at $26.99
October is all about Halloween, and Gatorland serves up a family-friendly frightfest you’re sure to remember. As if the park’s reptiles weren’t scary enough, a variety of special Halloween events and entertainment are planned throughout the month. Come in costume for unique tricks and treats!
For more information visit: https://www.gatorland.com/events-2/gators-ghosts-and-goblins-halloween2020/