It’s never too early to plan your Halloween frights out in advance. When it comes to West Volusia, you’ll find there’s something – and someplace – for everyone looking to get a little spooked this spooky season. Check out the following events, some new, some old, but all guaranteed to scare your socks off!
2nd Annual Haunted Trail in Earl Brown Park
Come get spooked, and treats too, at The City of DeLand’s 2nd Annual Haunted Trail at Earl Brown Park. The haunted trail will be a fun and spooky stop for all adventure seekers. Bring a bag to collect treats.
October 8, 6:30-9pm
FREE Event. Call 386-626-7300 for more info. 750 S. Alabama Avenue, DeLand
Halloween Special at Gateway Center for the Arts (Subject to Change)
Are you a connoisseur of scary movies and love Halloween? Fans of spooky entertainment and improv comedy are invited to join in on a new October tradition with SUBJECT TO CHANGE: A HALLOWEEN THEMED IMPROV COMEDY SHOW. For the first time, SUBJECT TO CHANGE is tapping into the spookiest recesses of their minds for a fun, Halloween-themed show guests can experience live at the Gateway Center for the Arts in DeBary, FL.
Curtains rise on October 23 at 7:30 pm. 880 US-17, Debary
Zozo’s Fear House at Hotel Cassadaga
The Spirits are anxious, and the Monsters have been summoned. Back bigger and scarier than ever, come out and see them for yourself at the Hotel Cassadaga’s Haunted Attraction. Come and test yourself and play some games with ZoZo. Think you can beat her? We sure would love to see you try. Happy Haunting.
Oct 28-31 Ticket booth will open at 7 pm. Closing will be at 11 pm. Entry is $15 per person. 355 Cassadaga Rd, Lake Helen
Heritage Farms Corn Maze in DeLand
Heritage Farm’s Annual Corn Maze returns on October 1st with the largest Corn Maze in Central Florida. Come on out and enjoy all the extra fun activities on the 100-acre farm, including the pumpkin patch, giant hay fort, corn cannon, round bale racers, duck races, corn hole, corn box, post pounder, and mini hay maze.
Mon-Thurs 4 pm-8 pm
Admission: $5 Hayrides: $2 (Cash only) Free Parking. 1338 W. Plymouth Avenue
“Young Frankenstein” at the Shoestring Theatre
“Young Frankenstein” comes to life on stage at the Shoestring Theatre in Lake Helen. From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, “Young Frankenstein” has all the panache of the screen sensation with a little extra theatrical flair added. This show is rated PG 13 for language and adult situations.
Show Dates: October 15-17, 22-24, 29-31. Click here for showtimes. 380 S. Goodwin St, Lake Helen
Dyno Climb’s Halloween MeteorNight
Come have a blast at Dyno Climb’s yearly Halloween event. Experience the sights, sounds, and community fun at this Blacklight Event extravaganza with contests, giveaways, and fun!! BYOH (Bring Your Own Headlamp) and Dress Up (inappropriate to climb in) Halloween Costumes (Costume Prizes will be awarded) for a unique light-out climbing experience.
Saturday, October 23, 7 pm to 11 pm. Online booking for the event can be found at www.dynoclimb.com
Orange City Halloween Block Party
This free event provides the opportunity for families to come enjoy a FUN-filled night that includes Trick-or-Treating, Live DJ Entertainment, a Movie in the Park with popcorn, Rock climbing Wall, Kid’s activity zone, Costume Contests (held in splash pad area), Spooky Photo Ops & MUCH more!
October 30. 5pm-8:30pm. Mill Lake Park, 207 East Blue Springs Ave, Orange City
13 nights of Halloween at the Haunted Antique Shoppe
Join the Haunted Antique Shoppe for 13 nights of spine-tingling adventure throughout the entire month of October. Each evening will be filled with hauntingly good Halloween fun, starting with mesmerizing tales and real-life paranormal experiences from the new book, “Gently Haunted: True Stories from the Haunted Antique Shop.” After each dramatic reading, you can enjoy complimentary Halloween treats, $10 tarot readings, and free Spirit Key training.
Doors open at 7 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in October. A grand finale wrap-up. Party will take place on Friday, October 29, at 7 p.m. 612 West New York Avenue, DeLand
Deltona’s Carn-O-Ween at Dewey O. Boster Park
The City of Deltona will be hosting an extra-spooky Carnival at Dewey O Boster Park.
October 28-31. More information will be provided closer to the actual event. 1200 Saxon Blvd, Deltona
Eco-Halloween Hike at Lyonia Preserve
OUTDOOR: Adults and kids can put on their environmental thinking caps, engage their creativity, and dress in their best eco-themed costumes for a guided hike through Lyonia Preserve. Staff will discuss important environmentalists during a hike to the preserve’s wetland. Participants will receive treats. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.
October 30. 10:30am-11:30am Registration is required; call 386-789-7207, ext. #21028. 2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona
Halloween 10k/5k/1k Run Walk Creep Crawl or Roll & Family Fun Day
Calling all Ghouls, Ghosts, and Goblins, bring the whole family and choose your course 10k/5k/1k Run Walk Creep Crawl or Roll through beautiful Gemini Springs Park. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be given to the best costumes, in addition to awards for the top finishers in the 10k and 5K. Plan to stay afterward for the family fun day with music, food, vendors, games, activities, CANDY, and more costume fun.
October 30. Click here for registration details. 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary
Halloween Among the Trees at Lyonia Preserve
Parents can bring their little goblins to enjoy a non-spooky, outdoor adventure that includes crafts and encounters with the LEC’s scaly reptile ambassadors. Families will search for creepy, crawling creature tracks along the trails of Lyonia Preserve. Afterward, friendly costumed characters will hand out treats while the group explores the pollinator garden.
October 31. 10:00am-11:30am Registration is required; call 386-789-7207, ext. #21028. 2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona
Music Jam Halloween Trunk or Treat at Wise Axe
Music Jam Halloween is a fun Music themed Halloween trunk or treat in the parking lot of Wise Axe. With a costume contest, dance party, Halloween trivia, games, and trunks to trick or treat at, this kids’ party won’t just be for kids! Wise Axe will be keeping their doors open for some adult fun too! We will also have some food trucks and ice cream trucks! You won’t want to miss this rockin’ Halloween party!
October 31. Party starts at 4 pm and lasts till candy runs out! 1220 Biscayne Blvd, DeLand
Monsters on MainStreet
Put on your costume, grab a bag and stroll MainStreet DeLand for trick or treating and activities.
October 31. 6pm-8pm 100 N. Woodland Blvd, Downtown DeLand
Central Florida Zoo’s Big Zoo Boo Bash
Monsters, princesses, and animals of all kinds will dust off their Halloween costumes for the fan-favorite Zoo event, the Zoo Boo Bash, featuring all treats and no tricks, with not-so-scary décor and activities for children of all ages, including trick-or-treating stations around beloved animals. Costumes are encouraged for guests of all ages.
The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on select dates, Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 30-31. 3755 W Seminole Blvd, Sanford, FL 32771