Sanford Screams Haunted House

When: October 3rd-31st, Wed. – Sat. @ 7pm-11pm

Where: Sanford Scream 2921 S. Orlando Dr. Ste. 176

What: It is an indoor air conditioned haunted house open October 3rd to 31st from 7 pm to 11 pm. Portions of our proceeds are going to the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida, Act to ACT and Camp Omega! Help us help them one scare at a time! Read more about them in our blog post…

Info: Click Here for the Planetarium Website

Admission:$18.00 a person Or $13.00 with your “IF YOU DARE” $5.00 off coupon from participating retailers…


Halloween Trivia Night

When: Thursday, October 25th @ 7pm-9pm

Where: Deviant Wolfe Brewing 121 W 1st St

What: With just a few days to go before Halloween, get your trivia fix at Deviant Wolfe in Sanford.

Info: Click Here for the Event Page!

Admission: Free!

Chick-fil-A’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

When: Friday, October 26th @ 6pm-8pm

Where: Chick-fil-A Sanford 4590 W State Road 46

What: A Halloween event for the whole family! Come out to Chick-fil-A Sanford and enjoy a Halloween celebration. Tons of fun and activities including:
– A costume contest* for all ages with great prizes
– Indoor and outdoor games
– A magician
– Crafts

*The costume contest winners will be announced at 7:30. You must be present to win.

Info: Click Here for the Event Page!

Admission: Free to Attend!

Hallo-Wine Scavenger Wine Hunt

When: Friday, October 26th @ 6pm-8pm

Where: Luisa’s Cellar, 206 S Sanford Ave Sanford, FL

What: As you know Luisa’s Cellar has a lot of square footage and makes it perfect for a scavenger hunt for adults just in time for Halloween!

There will be 5 wine stations set up throughout the property (this includes the second floor), with each station having 2 or more wines (nicely disguised of course). One wine will be an inexpensive trick wine, while the other will be a more expensive treat wine.

Participating guests will be able to sample both wines and then will choose which wine is the trick wine and which one is the treat wine. Prizes will be awarded if you call right the trick or treat. We will be collecting your notes at 7:50pm. Prizes will be awarded if you call right the trick or treat.

Info: Click Here for the Event Page!

Admission: $15

Halloween Night Golf Scramble

When: Friday, October 26th @ 6:30pm  (6:30 pm Shotgun Start)

Where: Mayfair Country Club 3536 Country Club Rd.

What: Halloween Night Golf
* Includes: Golf, 2 Glow Balls, Beer & Prizes!
6 Holes in the Light & 6 Holes in the Dark

Info: Call (407) 322-2531 to sign up

Admission: 2-Person Scramble – $30 per person | Sign up now:


Halloween Hoopla & Haunted Ghost Tours

When: Saturday, October 26th @7pm, 8pm, 9pm & October 27th @ 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm

Where: Museum of Seminole County History 300 Eslinger Way

What: Come out for an evening of FUN and Haunted Tours at the Museum of Seminole County History.

On Saturday, 10/27, from 5:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m the Ladies 327 Supper Club will be hosting a Children’s Costume Contest along with Kids Activities in the courtyard such as Bounce House, Pumpkin Painting, Cookie Decorating, Rock Painting, Face Painter, Balloon Twister and more!!!
Saturday evening the Museum will conduct the Haunted Tours at 6:00 p.m, 7:00 p.m, 8:00 p.m & 9:00 p.m..
The Museum will also be conducting Haunted Tours on Friday at 7:00 p.m, 8:00 p.m & 9:00 p.m. at the General admission rate.
The museum is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization and this event is a fundraiser to purchase much needed equipment the museum needs.
Look forward to seeing you there!

Admission: The cost for the Haunted Tours is $3.00 or $1.00 for Youth & Seniors. There will be an additional $2.00 charge on Saturday for the kids activities.

Info:  Click Here for the Event Facebook Page

Night Of Fright: Scary Ghost Stories

When: Friday, October 26th @ 7pm & 8:30pm

Where: Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College 100 Weldon Blvd

What: Join master storyteller “Country Joe” Rosier at his gazebo of his manor house for an evening of spooky ghost stories told under a starlit night. This show is a live theatrical performance and includes both visual and sound effects.

The first show at 7 pm is suitable for ages 6 and up. The second show at 8:30 pm is recommended for ages 14 and up.

Info: (407) 708-2409

Admission: $6 for adults, $4 for K-12 and non-Seminole State students and seniors 55+, Seminole State students, faculty, and staff will receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased 15 minutes prior to showtime at the door. There are no reservations and we only accept cash or check as payment.

Phantasmagoria IX: Homecoming

When: Friday, October 26th @ 7:30PM

Where: Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center 201-203 South Magnolia Avenue

What: Called “One of the most unique theater troupes in the country.” by Good Day Atlanta, and direct from its ongoing sold out performances in Central Florida and tour cities, Phantasmagoria is proud to be presenting their next main stage installment of this long running series PHANTASMAGORIA IX

“Homecoming” to celebrate the 2018 Halloween Season and its ninth year in Central Florida!

With the ongoing critically acclaimed success of the past seven year’s installments – as well as special events and appearances throughout the year– the brand new PHANTASMAGORIA IX thunders on to Stage at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center with all new stories of terror! Live performers, “Phantastical” dance, explosive stage combat, large scale puppetry, aerial performance and haunting storytelling combine to create a tapestry of macabre and whimsical horror!

Info: (407) 321-8111

Admission: $25-$40 | Facebook Event Page

Haunted Sanford Historical Ghost Walk!

When: Friday, October 26th @ 8pm-9:30pm

Where: Sanford Homebrew Shop 115 South Magnolia Avenue

What: You must register or RSVP for this tour!

Haunted Sanford presents the Historical Ghost Walk in beautiful downtown Sanford! During this walk, we will regale you with tales of old and new concerning ghostly experiences in the downtown area, culminating with a walk to an actual haunted building! Scary stories aside, this walking tour is for all ages. We will present an overview of ghostly activity and then walk the streets telling the historical stories gathered from the people who live in Sanford themselves. You can bring water or any other soft beverage on this tour.

Admission: Tickets are $15 dollars and can be purchased at the link, availability is limited.

**Please purchase tickets carefully! They are by date of event, not date of purchase or by date you show up and we are not responsible for you purchasing tickets for one set date and showing up for another. Tickets are only good for the date of the event that you purchased and cannot be refunded if you miss or confuse the date!

Info:  Click Here to Purchase Your Tickets!

Annual Trick or Treat Barn Bash and Horse Costume Party!

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 3pm-5pm

Where: Lakeside Methodist Church & Preschool 121 N. Henderson Lane

What: One of our favorite and most popular events of the year! Trick or Treat to horses in costumes! Family fun for all to raise money for a great cause. We will have halloween themed snacks and refreshments as well as treats to purchase for the horses. Invite your friends and neighbors, this is an event that you will be sure to remember!

Admission: We prefer for tickets to be purchased online through Eventbrite to ensure quick entry to the farm and fun! Tickets per family are $15 online and will be $20 at the gate (cash preferred day of). All proceeds go directly to our horses and program!

Info:  Click Here for Event Page!

Trunk or Treat at Lakeside

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 4-5:30pm

Where: Lakeside Methodist Church & Preschool 121 N. Henderson Lane

What: Trunk or treat is a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween. Children wear their non scary costumes and walk from trunk to trunk to look and the decorations and receive candy and treats.

Admission: Free to attend!

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Spooky Star Party

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 5pm-10pm

Where: Seminole State College, Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium, 100 Weldon Blvd

What: Join us for an evening of celestial observation, tales from the night sky, crafts and science activities, and of course…candy! We encourage everyone to dress up in their Halloween best, and we’ll hold our famous children’s costume contest as well!

Like at all planetarium star parties, admission to the event is completely free! All activities, including the “Into The West” planetarium presentation in the star party, are included.

There will be plenty of space in the star party area for visitors to bring chairs and blankets. The event will take place in the faculty and staff parking lot adjacent to building B and the planetarium, just off College Drive on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus.

Admission: Free!

Info: Click Here to Visit the Event Facebook Page






Sanford Avenue BLOCK Party-HALLOWEEN!!!

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 5pm-12am

Where: Sanford Avenue Block Party South Sanford Ave.

What: It’s that time again, the Sanford Avenue Block Party is hosting a blow out HALLOWEEN and celebrating 2 Brewery Anniversaries, WopsHops Brewing Company (they will alo be hosting their Annual Costume Party!) and Sanford Brewing Company
Specials, Vendors, LIVE MUSIC by Southside Classic Rock Rhythm and BluesCarly Jo Jackson Music and others.
Craft Beverages and fun.

Dress your best in Historic Downtown Sanford on Sanford Avenue

Admission: Free!

Info: Click Here to Visit the Event Facebook Page

Halloween Costume party and Dinner at Sanford Moose Lodge

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 6PM-2AM

Where: Sanford Moose Lodge 2660 South Palmetto Ave

What: Always a great time at the Sanford Moose Lodge

Admission: Free

Information: (407) 321-9244






Halloween Costume Contest at West End & Celery City!

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 7pm

Where: West End Trading Co. 202 S Sanford Ave.

What: 1ST PLACE $500
2ND $250
3RD $100
Combination of cash/prizes/bar tabs.

HOW DO YOU WIN??? Show up at Celery City between 7-9pm, or West End from 9-11pm and have your photo taken by a professional! We will load these photos on Facebook the following day (Oct 28th). We will let the people decide, so the pics that get the most likes, win! 1 like = 1 vote! Voting will go until midnight on Nov 5th, and we will announce the winners on Nov 6th 🙂

Info: Click Here for Event Facebook Page! 

Admission: Free to Attend!

Buster’s Annual Halloween Costume Party!

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 8pm-12am

Where: Buster’s Bistro 300 S Sanford Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771

What: Saturday October 27 we will be holding our annual Halloween party! Costume contest with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! DJ Michael knight will be behind his table that night starting at 8PM.
1st place : $100 giftcard
2nd place : $50 giftcard
3rd place. Misc Swag!
Prizes are sponsored by Blanche De Bruxelles and Timmermans so look out for those beers and get wild @ Buster’s Halloween Costume Party!

Info: (407) 732-6880

Admission: Free to Attend!

Great Gatsby Halloween Party Feat. Dutch Jazz Band

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 8pm

Where: Luisa’s Cellar 206 Sanford Avenue

What: Come on over and dance the night away in the most exclusive, elegant and fun party of the town! Kid’s Dutch Harlem Madness Jazz Band will be playing for us. Cash prizes will be awarded to the best costume so make sure to dress to impress.

Make sure not to miss the unique opportunity to celebrate Halloween in a different tone with friends, great music and wine!

Info: (407) 915-7309

Admission: Reserve your table to get a FREE bottle of CHAMPAGNE! Click Here to book your table and receive other perks.

The cost is $50 per table ( 2 seating and includes a bottle of champagne and a cheese and cured meats board) For 4 seating or more: $75 (includes 2 bottles and one mix board).
This is a special deal and Founders Club Members have priority seating. We will have clean bathrooms, live music, great ambiance and lovely service.

Halloween PARTY with Doc Fu and The Brothers of the Blues

When: Saturday, October 27th @ 8pm-12am

Where: The Alley – Sanford, FL 114 S Park Ave

What: Stay tuned for all details. Music, Costume Prizes and more!

Info: Click Here for Event Facebook Page!

Admission: Free to Attend!

Zoo Boo Bash!

When: October 27th & 28th @ 9AM-3PM

Where: Central Florida Zoo 3755 U.S. 17

What: Zoo Boo Bash presented by Orlando Health

Trick-or-treat at the wildest place in town during our annual Zoo Boo Bash! It’s a safe, fun, and not-too-scary event for creatures of all ages. Bring your treat bag and wear your costume for a wild time!

Experience spooktivities such as a daily costume contest, pumpkin bowling, spooky crafts, and watch as our animals enjoy Halloween-inspired treats and enrichments and much more! Plus, see a live Bubble Show by Big Idea Entertainment


Special book reading of The Skeleton in the Closet – A Halloween Tradition by local Author, Chad Shea.

Costume Contest

Animal (Indicidual)
Non-Animal (Individual)

No sign-up required.

Children’s Spooky Crafts

Boo-tacular Bounce House


Atlantic Ear, Nose & Throat
Happy Family Organics
Hunter Vision
United Arts of Central Florida

To inquire about treat station sponsorship or vendor opportunities, please contact us at 407.323.4450 ext 103.

Admission: TICKETS

Zoo Boo Bash is included with daily admission to the Zoo.
Annual pass holders please note this is a blackout date. Annual pass holders attending will need to pay $5 for each named person on their valid pass card as event admission.

Info: For more information, call 407.323.4450 ext 100 | Click Here for Event Facebook Page

Halloween Walk Through/Immersive Experience with Phantasmagoria!

When: Tuesday, October 30th & Wednesday October 31st @ 7pm-10pm

Where: Higgin’s House Bed & Breakfast 420 S Oak Ave

What: Halloween Walk Through/Immersive Experience with Phantasmagoria!

Called “One of the most unique theater troupes in the country.” by Good Day Atlanta, and direct from its successful sold out performances in multiple cities and states, Phantasmagoria is proud to present an all new collaboration with Sanford’s Higgins House Victorian Bed and Breakfast to celebrate the 2018 Halloween Season and its ninth year of ongoing production!

Join Phantasmagoria in the perfect setting for a truly spooky Halloween – a gorgeous Victorian Bed and Breakfast – for its first ever walk through “Haunted” experience. From the moment this Victorian Horror Troupe greets you at the door you will be immersed in magic, storytelling, dark poetry and a séance to gather the forces of the “Ghost of the Higgins House” as the audience embarks on a delightful and personal journey into the Whimsically Macabre world of Phantasmagoria! All ending with outside performances and a taste of fire dancing to end your night in a truly Phantasmagorical way!.
Multiple showings (6 per night) starting on the 7:00pm hour – max capacity per showing 25 attendees. (Estimated time of experience 30 – 35 minutes with outdoor performance)
October 30th and 31st – Halloween Night
Higgins House Victorian Bed and Breakfast – 420 S Oak Ave, Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 324-9238
Tickets available at

Info: Click Here for Event Facebook Page!

Admission: Standard Admission $18.00 / VIP Ticket $25.00 (includes a complimentary beverage and Phantasmagoria Souvenir!)

Themed Trivia with Michael Knight : Halloween!

When: Tuesday, October 30th @ 8pm-10pm

Where: Buster’s Bistro 300 S Sanford Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771

What: Tuesday October 30 We are hosting our Monhtly Themed Trivia night! This month can’t be anything but Halloween! Get your best team together and fill your minds with every Halloween fact possible! This is our big one of the month so bigger prizes!
1st place : $100 giftcard
2nd place : $20 giftcard
3rd place : $10 giftcard

Info: (407) 732-6880

Admission: Free to Attend!

Kids & Doggies Halloween Party

When: Wednesday, October 31st @ 4pm-6pm

Where: Luisa’s Cellar 206 Sanford Avenue

What: Join us for a spooktacular time! We will be giving away FREE Candy for the little ones and treats to the doggos and will give an awesome award to the most original costume!

Info: (407) 915-7309

Admission: Free to Attend!


Halloween Gothic Masquerade & Costume Ball

When: Wednesday, October 31 @ 8 PM – 12 AM

Where: West End Trading Co. 202 S Sanford Ave.

What: Halloween Wednesday, Heartagram: A Tribute To HIM at 8:30 & Lovacaine at 10:30,


Admission: $10.00 21+, $13.00 under 21


When: Wednesday, October 31st @ 6PM-8PM

Where: Seminole Towne Center Mall 200 Towne Center Cir

What: Ghouls and Goblins 12 and under are invited to attend the annual Trick-or-Treat throughout the center, Wednesday, October 31st from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. at participating stores. Join us in a safe,well-lit environment and grab some goodies from Seminole Towne Center stores!

At 6:30 pm sharp there will be a special show in center court, “Mad Science Spooky Spectacular” followed by, “Make your own Goblin Gook”! You don’t want to miss this Frankentastic event!

Admission: Free

Information: Click Here for Event Page.


Spooky Hollow Trick or Treat

When: Wednesday, October 31, 2016 @ 6pm-8pm

Where: Downtown Sanford

What:Join the City Of Sanford for a Frightfully good Time at Spooky Hallow Trick or Treat with our Downtown merchants on First Street and Magnolia Square in Downtown Sanford.

Ages 12 and under are welcome!

Carnival Games, Prizes & Surprises!

Costume Contest by age groups starting at 7PM & 7:30PM in Magnolia Square.

Admission: Ages 12 and under are FREE

Info: For more information call 407.688.5120 option 6 or visit

Halloween Party-Super Heroes at El Paso Mexican Grill!

When: Wednesday, October 31, 2016 @ 6pm-7pm

Where: El Paso Mexican Grill 4520 W STATE RD 46

What: The best Costume will win a free dinner for two people!!

Admission: Free!

Info: Click Here for Event Page!

 Trunk or Treat at Action Church

When: Wednesday, October 31st @ 6:30PM-8:30PM

Where: Action Church 650 E Airport Blvd.

What: Join us for this fun, family friendly event! Free food, candy, hayrides and plenty of activities.

Admission: This event is FREE!

Info: (407) 965-2331




Lakeside Community Pumpkin Patch is back!

When: October 18th-31st, M-F @ 2pm -dusk, SAT @ 10am-dusk, SUN @ 12pm-dusk

Where: Lakeside United Methodist Church & Preschool 121 N. Henderson Lane

What: Come out to the pumpkin patch and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your Halloween and Fall fun. This is also an opportunity for some great fall photos! Proceeds go to support our Youth Group’s summer mission trip and the Preschool Ministry.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Admission: Free to attend!

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