There are plenty of free things to do to celebrate Halloween in Orlando. Here are a few options. Don’t forget to check out our picks for the top 5 free things to do in Orlando.
Eolaween is a family-friendly downtown Orlando Halloween event with arts & crafts, food, carnival games, entertainment, trick or treating and costume contests.
When: Sunday, October 30th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown Lake Eola
Kids can dress up and collect candy at participating merchants on Park Avenue, Winter Park.
When: Saturday, October 29th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Park Avenue in Downtown Winter Park
Join the city of Sanford for a frightfully good time at Spooky Hallow. Trick or treat, play carnival games, win prizes and dress up for costume contests.
When: Monday, October 31st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Downtown Sanford, First Street & Magnolia Square
Rollins Orchestra performs haunted melodies at the Halloween Orchestra Concert.
When: Thursday, October 27th at 8 p.m.
Where: Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue in Winter Park
Cost: Free and open to the public. Complimentary parking is available in the Suntrust Plaza garage. Tickets validated at the concert.
The local Malls offer a free and safe trick-or-treating Halloween experience. Let the kids fill their bags with goodies while you get the chance to peruse the stores.
Seminole Towne Center, October 31st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Orlando Fashion Square Mall, October 31st from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Florida Mall, October 31st from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Waterford Lakes Town Center, October 31st costume contest at 7:15 p.m.
Take your kids on a safe and free trick-or-treat adventure through three floors of the Orange County Regional History Center. Kids ages 12 and under are welcome to dress up for creepy crafts, pumpkin decorating, candy and a scavenger hunt.
When: Saturday, October 29th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Orange County Regional History Center
65 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801
Halloween at Cranes Roost is a safe trick-or-treat alternative for kids, sponsored by the City of Altamonte Springs. The free event features candy booths, costume contests, inflatable games and live entertainment. There are costume contests for all ages, inflatable games and live entertainment.
When: Monday, October 31st from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Cranes Roost Lake and Eddie Rose Amphitheater in Altamonte Springs
Wednesday Night Pitcher Show
Presented by Enzian Theater
Date: Wednesday nights
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Where: Enzian’s Eden Bar
1300 South Orlando Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751
Upcoming free films:
October 26th – Halloween
Movie Under the Stars
Presented by Avalon Park
When: Select Fridays
Time: 7:30 p.m. (time changes throughout the year)
Where: Town Park in the community of Avalon Park
Upcoming outdoor movies:
October 28th – It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
Zombies and ghosts will invade the streets of Old Town in Kissimmee. Old Town’s Halloween features a haunted house, zombie walk, trick or treating, kid’s zone, car cruises and more.
When: October 27th, 29th, 30th and 31st
Where: Old Town in Kissimmee
Cost: Free admission