October marks the height of the Halloween festival season for Orlando, as fans from flock to experience the eerie events, spooky hotel packages, family friendly frights and extreme adult scares found across the destination and in its theme parks.

Halloween Horror Nights 27 at Universal Studios Florida will bring hordes of mutants, monsters and maniacs in its streets, nine terrifying haunted houses, five creature-filled scare zones and two outrageous live shows. For horror aficionados, the all-new haunted houses include characters from The Shining and TV shows Ash vs. Evil Dead and American Horror Story. It runs on select nights until November 4.

On select nights until November 11, Magic Kingdom Park will come alive with jack-o-lanterns, special characters and entertainment for the whole family for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort. Encouraged to come dressed for the occasion, visitors can trick-or-treat throughout the park, masquerade with costumed characters at the Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, sing along at the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular and end the night with a fireworks show.

Throughout October SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular will immerse guests into an underwater ‘fantasea’ - with up-close animal encounters, trick-or-treating, playful pumpkin fish, and sea-themed arts and crafts – whilst at LEGOLAND Florida Resort ‘s Brick or Treat includes trick-or-treating, the world's largest LEGO jack-o-lantern, LEGO Halloween characters and a Halloween-themed fireworks show at Pirates' Cove.

Visit Orlando has created a special web page detailing more around these ghoulish getaways at VisitOrlando.com/Halloween

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