Celebrating Halloween isn’t just for kids. If you want to hit the town and have fun without splurging at the theme parks, it’s still possible to enjoy Halloween in Orlando. Check out these adult-friendly events to make the most of this year’s spooky season.
Halloween weekend offers you a bar crawl with the chance to experience “adult-style trick or treating” as you hop from bar to bar in costume. The bar crawl will be on October 27 and 28, as well as October 21 if you already have Halloween plans that weekend. You can also look forward to a costume contest and after-party.
Take a day trip to Deland to watch a live shadow cast performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show as you dress to the nines (or the 70s) in leather jackets, fishnets, and red lipstick. The show will be premiering on October 19 and 20 at 8 p.m.
Orlando’s year-round Halloween-themed bar offers several spooky events, from Rocky Horror brunch to a “Magic Myers Male Revue.” Stop by for a themed event or drink during regular operating hours.
Do you love vegan food and Halloween? This event is your calling. Enjoy Halloween-themed vegan delicacies, a costume contest, live music, vendors, and pumpkin carving. Vegan Halloween Bash can be found at Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co. at Lake Eola on October 28 from 12-5 p.m. Admission is also free!
While this is the highest-priced ticket on our list, Spooky Empire is worth it. Attend Florida’s iconic horror convention, meet your favorite celebrities, experience a costume contest and attend fun panels. Guests can partake in unique events like a zombie walk, foam carving a tombstone, and attending horror lectures and lessons. There will also be live performances from artists like Rogue of the Cruxshadows and Aurelio Voltaire. Spooky Empire will occur October 27-29 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.
Join The Abbey for a Candlelight tribute concert to classic Halloween songs from” Thriller” to “The Addams Family” theme song. The music will have you spellbound and in the Halloween spirit. The tribute will occur on October 19 and 26 at 6:30 and 9 p.m.
Do you like scary movies? The Enzian Theater will be showing an array of 13 spooky films throughout October. Tickets start at $10, so check out this nonprofit arthouse movie theater for a cult classic.