October Happenings on I-Drive 2021

October is here… are you ready?! On I-Drive, the spooky season is in full swing and this month there’s a calendar full of tricks, treats, and everything in between! Whether you’re looking for frights, spooktacular fun for the whole family, or simply want to enjoy the excitement that lives on I-Drive, you’re sure to get your fill during your visit this October.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining – Extended Dates!

Magical Dining


A favorite annual event by everyone with taste buds, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining allows you to experience the wonders of Orlando’s amazing culinary scene for a great price while supporting a good cause!

Participating restaurants around Orlando and along International Drive put together a special 3-course prix-fixe meal for guests to enjoy for just $37 per person, with $1 from each meal served during the event this year benefitting Pathlight HOME and IDignity, both of which help to combat homelessness in Central Florida.

Initially set to end on October 3rd, Visit Orlando has extended this popular event through October 17th! So, if you’re on I-Drive this month, check out these participating restaurants reserve a table using OpenTable, and enjoy a delicious meal while supporting two fantastic causes.

Halloween Festivities

SeaWorld Orlando



There’s something for everyone when it comes to celebrating the spooky season at SeaWorld Orlando this year.

If you’ll be hitting Orlando with the family and are looking to get in on some spooktacular fun, their Halloween Spooktacular event is going on through October 31st and is the perfect stop for the whole family.

Enjoy twisting and turning your way through their all-new silly Halloween maze, and be sure to come dressed in your Halloween best and enjoy trick-or-treating for ghoulish goodies on the trick-or-treat trail where you’ll find various stations offering delicious assortments of your favorite candies.

Upgrade the spooky with additional experiences like cookie decorating with Cookie Monster, and a Count von Count Spooktacular breakfast, the perfect way to fuel up for a day of Halloween festivities. Details

For those looking for a good scare…

SW Scream


Howl-O-Scream is being unleashed at SeaWorld Orlando for the very first time, so bring your friends and get ready to evade roaming haunts as you rampage through scare zones and seek shelter indoors, only to find that you’ve entered a house of horrors!

Adventuresome guests can deepen the thrills with terrifying coaster rides in the dark, quench their thirst for fear at a fiendishly interactive bar and feel the monstrous electricity of live shows across the park. However you decide to do Howl-O-Scream, we’re sure you’ll be met with frightening fun everywhere you turn. Details

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights



This annual event is a favorite among many, and has been since its start 30 years ago! Let’s just say, you’re going to want to bring your bravest friends along for the experience, you know, to cling to, hide behind, and full-on panic with.

Get ready to experience all-new terrifying haunted houses, sinister scare zones, outrageous live entertainment, and some of the park’s most exhilarating attractions! If you’re looking for a night full of horror and screams, attending this event is a must.

A Spooky-Magic Dinner Show Experience

Dinner Show


If you love dinner shows, you’ve probably already attended the beloved Outta Control Magic Show at WonderWorks Orlando, but all month long this family-friendly dinner show will be transformed into a spooktacular magic show that you’re not going to want to miss.

Wear your costumes and join Jack the Trickster and Kevin as they present their frighteningly funny, family-friendly, monster-mashup of magic and comedy with a special Halloween flair. Objects will move on their own, the lights will flicker, and tables will even levitate inches away from your face. Plus, on select nights face painting will be available for an additional fee.

Enjoy a hand-tossed pizza, salad, beer, wine, soda, and Halloween-themed desserts, and experience this one-of-a-kind spooktacular family-friendly dinner show that is sure to get everyone in the Halloween Spirit. See showtimes today!

Fun Spot America’s HUGE Halloween Event!

Fun Spot


Fun Spot America has transformed its park through October 31st for guests to enjoy a frighteningly fang-tastic fun experience this Halloween!

Enjoy spooky in-park decor, foto spots, Halloween-themed food (AKA Fright Bites), plus free trick-or-treating on Saturdays and Sundays from 4 – 6 pm. Get all the details about this festive family-friendly Halloween celebration today!

Trick or Treating at Museum of Illusions



Scary stuff is mostly all an illusion, so why not celebrate the spooky season at Central Florida’s newest mind-bending “edutainment” destination? Tricks of perception combine with treats in the form of complimentary candy and reimagined Halloween-themed exhibits for the most amazing photo ops at the Museum of Illusions this October! Plus, many of the Museum’s iconic rooms including the Ames Room, Color Room, Reversed Room, and Head on the Plate exhibit will be reimagined with Halloween theming.

This special event will be taking place every Wednesday this month from 5 – 8 pm. Guests are encouraged to dress up in their “Best Costume” to receive free candy throughout the museum! More details are available here.

Mango’s Orlando



If you’re looking to indulge in some adult Halloween fun, be sure to mark your calendar for Mango’s Sinful Kitten Halloween Night on October 30th!

Get ready for a night full of exciting entertainment, dancing, delicious cold drinks, and a whole lot of fun! Be sure you attend dressed in your Halloween costume because there will be a $1,000 grand prize for Best Costume! Details

And, with all these spooks… if you need a good chill-sesh, ICBAR Orlando has you covered!



The ‘coolest’ place on I-Drive, Ice Bar Orlando, is throwing a Dia De Los Muertos event on Halloween night complete with bone-chilling cocktails, a chill atmosphere, thrills, chills, and costume contests! Get the details today.

Had your fill of spooks? There are plenty of other exciting events going down on I-Drive this month too!

SeaWorld Orlando’s Craft Beer Festival

SW Beer


It’s a party for craft beer lovers, at one of the most popular amusement parks in the United States, and a can’t miss for any beer-drinker or foodie!

Through October 31st, every weekend SeaWorld Orlando’s Craft Beer Festival is happening, bringing with it over 100 craft brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails! Enjoy sampling an unbeatable mix of domestic and local Florida favorites, plus savor more than 20 food items expertly prepared to match their preferred brew. Get all the details and a lineup of breweries who will be in attendance here.

Coming to the Orange County Convention Center

Bridal Show


Getting married?! The Florida Bridal and Wedding Expo returns to Orlando on October 3rd bringing with it everything you’ll need to plan your dream wedding while having a great time!

Enjoy perusing an incredible selection of vendors and speaking with wedding professionals that will help you select everything you’ll need for your big day. Plus, did we mention there will be a live DJ, fashion shows, cash prizes, giveaways, and more? Get all the details and save the date for October 3rd!

Southern Women’s Show



Grab the gals and head to the Orange County Convention Center between October 7th and 10th to enjoy the Southern Women’s Show where you’ll be able to shop, sample, and share the fun at Orlando’s favorite event for women!

Discover hundreds of boutiques filled with the latest fashions, trendy jewelry, gourmet treats, health and beauty products, and so much more! There will even be fashion shows, top chefs, and celebrity guests. Get all the details today.

Orlando Entertainment



If you’re looking for world-class entertainment, be sure to check our upcoming events calendar for upcoming performances at some of the hottest entertainment destinations in Orlando, like Orlando Improv, Tin Roof Orlando, and Hard Rock Live.

October is upon us, and this month there’s a calendar full of tricks, treats, and everything in between! Check out the upcoming events calendar and join in for some festive fun in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood.