Spooky Season on I-Drive

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
October is creeping around the corner, and that can only mean one thing – it's time to embrace the spine-tingling spirit of Halloween!
International Drive Orlando is the place to be during spooky season, with a lineup of hair-raising events that are sure to make your Halloween unforgettable. Get ready for a ghoulishly good time as we explore the fan-favorite Halloween events happening on I-Drive this October!

Howl-O-Scream at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando's Howl-O-Scream is back, and it's ready to unleash your darkest fears! Amid heart-stopping scare zones, blood-curdling shows, and death-defying houses, emerging sirens Frost and Flame are reclaiming their throne.
This year, some of your favorite spooks will return, including: the Blood Beckoning house, the Monster Stomp show, the Siren’s Last Call bar, Poison Grotto bar, Longshoremen Tavern bar and the Tormented bar. In addition to these familiar frights, soar to horrifying new heights when you ride some of SeaWorld’s colossal coasters, like Mako, Manta, IceBreaker, and coast with the ghosts on the all-new Pipeline coaster - all in the dead of the night! But that's not all - this year, keep your eyes peeled for the all-new Blood Light District Scare Zone, a new, Beneath the Ice: The Meltdown, haunted house, and a new sinister bar area! Bring your bravest friends, because with terrifying creatures lurking around every corner, this event is not for the faint of heart. Brace yourself for what is sure to be an adrenaline-pumping experience that will leave you screaming for more! Learn more here

Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando

Looking to celebrate the spookiest time of the year with the whole family? SeaWorld Orlando’s annual Spooktacular event is the perfect family-friendly Halloween tradition for spooks that are fun for all ages!
Kids can come dressed in their Halloween-best to this daytime event, that's included with park admission, and enjoy whimsical Halloween festivities like a trick-or-treat trail, colorful sea-themed characters (and mermaids), a pumpkin garden, a family-friendly DJ party and even special add-on experiences like breakfast with Count Von Count. It's a safe and fun Halloween celebration that the whole family can enjoy. Get all the details here.

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando

Summon your squad and get ready to take on The World’s Premier Halloween Event!
Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights is an iconic event that has become synonymous with Halloween thrills. With haunted mazes inspired by your favorite horror films and scare actors lurking in the shadows, this event is a must-visit for horror enthusiasts.
Brave 10 mind-ripping haunted houses, 5 scream-worthy scare zones, and 2 exciting live shows in addition to Universal Studio Florida’s lineup of exciting attractions and coasters! Whether you’re a superfan, just coming for ghoulish treats and scary selfies, or are scared of everything and skeptical of everyone - a trip to Halloween Horror Nights is sure to be a memorable experience straight out of a horror fanatics' nightmares. The only advice we have: Never go alone.
Test your courage as you face your deepest fears this spooky season at one of Orlando’s top spine-chilling events! Learn more today.

Vampirates at Pirates Dinner Adventure Theater

Year-round, guests can step into adventure and experience a taste of the pirate’s life at Pirates Dinner Adventure Theater!
It’s a family-friendly dinner show adventure that is packed full of excitement! Set sail with a cast of entertainers, acrobats, and cutthroats to chart course through danger and romance, complete with sword fights, songs, sea monsters, and a captain’s feast! But, this spooky season, there’s a unique twist to this popular show! Back by popular demand, Vampirates returns this spooky season, bringing with it a swashbuckling show that combines the excitement of pirates with the spookiness of vampires for an unforgettable evening of entertainment.
Round up the family and enjoy a delectable dinner while watching these supernatural pirates in action for a Halloween adventure like no other! Learn more about this limited-time show today.

Spooky Empire - The Annual Convention Show for Everything Spooky

Calling all horror fans and enthusiasts of all things spooky! Spooky Empire is the ultimate gathering for lovers of horror, and has been delivering the best sights, sounds, and screams to Halloween lovers since 2003! This annual convention show returns to Orlando at the Hyatt Regency October 27th through the 29th, bringing with it outrageous cosplay, an enormous room of vendors selling everything from art, music, and movies to home decor, costumes and more, a film and tattoo festival, and ultimately all things horror-related. Plus, this year Spooky Empire is presenting an astounding celebrity guest list so attendees can enjoy Q+As, forums, live music, meet and greet opportunities, and even get autographs from their favorite celebs! Whether you're into classic monsters or the latest in horror pop culture, Spooky Empire is where you'll find it all.
Get the details and purchase your tickets to attend this popular event ahead of time to experience an unforgettable spooky weekend in the heart of Orlando!
International Drive is your one-stop destination for all things Halloween this season. From the heart-pounding scares at Howl-O-Scream and Halloween Horror Nights to family-friendly fun at SeaWorld's Spooktacular and the unique Vampirates show, and a celebration of all things spooky at Spooky Empire, there's something for everyone to enjoy on I-Drive during spooky season. Head to InternationalDriveOrlando.com/events to view all of the fang-tastic events happening on I-Drive this spooky season, and start planning your Halloween adventure on I-Drive.