Fall is officially here, and it’s time to celebrate. Our theme park traditions definitely look a little different than usual, but there are still plenty of fun ways to celebrate Halloween in Orlando!
Walt Disney World
We’re still mourning the loss of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween party this year, but there’s still tons of fall fun that we can look forward to this season at the parks! From September 15 through Halloween (October 31), you can enjoy festive foods, entertainment, and more at Walt Disney World Parks.
You can enjoy the “flavors of Fall” at Walt Disney World Parks and Disney Springs with special limited edition menu items at select dining locations. Several new festive treats have also debuted at select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels.
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
- Mike Wazowski Dome Cake (Available at Captain Cook’s through Oct. 31): Milk chocolate cake dome with white chocolate icing
- Halloween Minnie Cupcake (Available at Capt. Cook’s through Oct. 31): Chocolate cupcake with milk chocolate “rocky road” filling
- Poisoned Apple Cocktail (Available at Barefoot Pool Bar through Nov. 1): Vodka, melon liqueur, blue curacao, and pineapple juice with a novelty glow cube
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Items Available at Banana Cabana through Oct. 31
- Spooky Rum Punch: Caribbean rum, sour apple liqueur, and cranberry juice garnished with a purple poison apple novelty glow cube
Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Items Available at Contempo Cafe
- Monster Cupcake (Available from Oct. 29-31): Confetti cupcake filled with candy bar custard and purple buttercream
- Pumpkin Pie Tart (Available from Oct. 26-29): Pumpkin pie tart with cinnamon whipped cream
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Items Available at Roaring Fork through Oct. 31
- “Going Batty” Halloween Cupcake: Chocolate cupcake with cookies and cream filling and ganache icing
- Spooky Mickey Brownie: Classic brownie topped with a dark chocolate spider
Disney’s Pop Century Resort – Items Available at Petals Pool Bar through Oct. 31
- Pop’s Potion Cocktail: Coconut rum, melon liqueur, pineapple juice, orange juice, Sprite, and blue curacao floater with a gummy worm garnish and a purple poison apple novelty glow cube
Disney’s Old Key West Resort and Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa – Items Available through Nov. 1
- Monster Cookie Bag (Available at The Artist’s Palette, Good’ Food To Go, and Conch Flats General Store): Sweet and salty chocolate chip, pretzel, and candy-filled cookie bites
- Pumpkin Spiced Whoopie Pie (Available at The Artist’s Palette): Chocolate whoopie pie filled with a pumpkin-spiced marshmallow and garnished with a spider web chocolate decor
- Caramel Cauldron Cupcake (Available at The Artist’s Palette, Good’s Food To Go, and Conch Flats General Store): Chocolate cupcake filled with salted caramel buttercream and sauce garnished with chocolate flames and a witch’s broom
Disney’s Riviera Resort – Items Available at Le Petit Cafe
- Pumpkin Mousse (Available through Nov. 28 starting at 12 PM daily): Pumpkin mousse with pumpkin cheesecake and Autumn spiced sable
- Jack O Lantern Mousse (Available from Oct. 30-31 starting at 12 PM daily): Pumpkin mousse with pumpkin cheesecake and Autumn spiced sable
- Pumpkin Glace Coffee (Available through Nov. 28): Frozen blend of coffee, pumpkin puree, and fall spices topped with cinnamon whipped cream and salted caramel crispy pearls
Disney’s BoardWalk – Items Available at BoardWalk Bakery from Oct. 26 – Nov. 1
- Candy Corny Cupcake: Vanilla cupcake filled with white chocolate candy corn mousse and decorated with orange and yellow buttercream swirls, yellow crispy pearls, and a white buttercream ghost
- Ghostly Mickey Brownie: Mickey-shaped brownie topped with chocolate ganache and garnished with meringue ghosts
- Witch’s Mallow-Hat: Breton cookie topped with a marshmallow witch’s hat, coated in dark chocolate, and garnished with Halloween sprinkles
Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club – Items Available through Oct. 31
- Tiramisu (Available at Beach Club Marketplace and The Market at Ale & Compass): Classic tiramisu with coffee flavor, a chocolate pretzel skeleton, and marshmallow skull
- Candy Corn Cupcake (Available at Beach Club Marketplace and The Market at Ale & Compass): Vanilla cupcake with chocolate Mickey ears
- Pumpkin Whoopie Pie (Available at Beach Club Marketplace and The Market at Ale & Compass): Pumpkin cake with brown butter cream cheese filling and sprinkles
- Pumpkin Spiced Butter Pecan Cake (Available at Beaches & Cream Soda Shoppe): Pumpkin-spiced butter pecan shake with chocolate cause and orange icing topped with a pumpkin cupcake and decorated with assorted chocolate crispy pearls
For the full lineup of sweet treats and not-so-spooky entertainment, check out this guide to Fall Festivities at Walt Disney World!
Under normal circumstances, Halloween Horror Nights is the most popular way to celebrate Halloween in Orlando. While the annual event isn’t in full swing this year, there are still two haunted houses open at Universal Studios Florida. Guests can explore “Revenge of the Tooth Fairy” and “Universal Monsters: The Bride of Frankenstein Lives” during the day at the park.
Over at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, kids can trick-or-treat through the park for the first time ever! Get all the detail in this guide to Halloween at Universal Orlando.
SeaWorld is providing park visitors with two special ways to enjoy Halloween in Orlando. The park’s annual Halloween Spooktacular has been modified to ensure that guests can safely enjoy the celebration this year. Festivities include a socially distant trick-or-treat trail, special Sesame Street fun, costumes, and more!
Outside of the park, SeaWorld Orlando’s drive-in movie experience is returning for the Halloween season! Flicks & Frights takes place every weekend through October 31.
The experience includes family-friendly and spooky Halloween movies. Family-friendly films will be shown at 7:45 PM followed by fright-filled flicks at 10:30 PM. This weekend’s feature films:
- Friday, October 24 – 7:45 PM: Casper (PG)
- Saturday, October 24 – 7:45 PM: Hocus Pocus (PG)
Busch Gardens Tampa
Just a short drive from Orlando, Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa is back for its 21st year! This year’s event is a modified version of the annual fright fest with plenty of socially distanced scares. The separately ticketed experience takes place every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through November 1. This year, brave guests can explore ten open-air scare zones and a spooky stage show on the Festival Field Stage.
For a more family-friendly experience, guests can head over to Sesame Street Safari of Fun for Halloween Kids’ Weekends. Festivities include trick-or-treating, a special live show, meet and greets with Sesame Street pals, and more!
At LEGOLAND Florida, you can attend a socially distant Brick-Or-Treat celebration every weekend in October! In addition to neighborhood-style trick or treating, there are seasonal shows, spooky LEGO character meet and greets, and more festivities to enjoy. All of the Halloween fun is included in regular park admission.
The party doesn’t stop after Halloween in Orlando, there are tons of special holiday events just around the corner! Follow @Tickets2You on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for all the latest on special events and announcements about all of your favorite theme parks.