Halloween events TONIGHT!

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17 scary haunts coming to the Orlando area this Halloween

2nd Annual Thornton Park Halloween Block Party Costume contest, live entertainment and more. 8 pm Friday; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; 407-701-9382; thorntonparkdistrict.com

14th Annual Church Street Halloween Party The annual Church Street Halloween block party is back and better than ever. 8 p.m. Friday; West Church Street; Free; (407) 649-4270; churchstreetbars.com

Blast-O-Ween Costume Party 6 pm Friday; The Cloak and Blaster, 875 Woodbury Road; contact for price; facebook.com/cloakandblaster

Eden Bar’s Slasher Halloween Party Outdoor screening of Freddy vs. Jason on the lawn, followed by The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in the theater. 5 pm Friday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free-$7.50; enzian.org

Halloween at Cranes Roost Park Enjoy an evening at the 19th Annual Halloween trick-or-treat event for family and kids. 5-9 pm Friday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Park Blvd.; (407) 571-8291; free; altomonte.org/calendar

Halloween Fun The brewery tour has been transformed into a chilly haunted house with an after party that has live music, special brews and a costume contest. 9 pm Friday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 872-1117; orlandobrewing.com

Halloween Part II Dig deep into your haunted soul and join Orlando’s premiere gay entertainment destination for a three-part Halloween Costume Contest for $1,000, $2,000 and $3,000. 8 p.m. Oct. 25, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1; 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $10; (407) 425-7581; parliamenthouse.com

Halloween Party Celebrating the gothic horror of Hammer Film Productions from the 1950s to the 1970s. 9 pm Friday; Little Fish Huge Pond; free; 407-221-1499; littlefish-hugepond.com

Halloween Party Live music by Neon Dream, costume contests and cash prizes. 9 pm Friday; Black Hammock, 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road, Oviedo; free; 407-365-1244; theblackhammock.com

Haunted Brewery Tour and Costume Contest Join Orlando Brewing’s night of fun in their costume contest. 7:30 pm Friday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; (407) 872-1117; orlandobrewing.com

Halloween Horror Story Join the carnival and enjoy performances by Tasha Long, Maya Andrews and Roxxxy Andrews. Costume contest with over $1000. 9 pm Friday; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; free; 407-412-5039; southernnightsorlando.com

Kamikazi Frenzy Halloween Extravaganza A party that fuses live paint performances, break dancing and “extravagant” wandering characters. 9 pm Friday; Drip, 8747 Internationanl Drive; $12; 321-663-4265; ilovedrip.com

Neanderthal Ball Prehistoric-themed party with live entertainment, silent auction and activities to benefit the center. 7-11 pm Saturday; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; $125; 407-514-2000; osc.org/neanderthalball

Nightmare on Concord Street Costume party and performances by Lets Be Friends. 7 pm Friday; Venue 578, 578 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-872-0066; firestonelive.net

Spooky Hollow Go trick or treating at downtown shops and enjoy some carnival games and costume contests. 7 pm Friday; Downtown Sanford, First Street and Magnolia Square; free; 407-688-5120; sanfordfl.gov

Trick or Tease BBW Burlesque show and Halloween Party with music by Deejay Snow and food served until midnight. 9 pm Friday; Bikkuri Lounge, 1915 E. Colonial Drive; $25; silhouettesplusorlando.com

WOBoween Brew it up at World of Beer for WOBoween costume contest. 10 p.m. Friday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Ave.; free; 321-235-9741; worldofbeer.com

Carlos Mencia’s Halloween Extravaganza A stand-up comedy and Halloween party. Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory. Please come up with your own costume idea. 8 pm Friday; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive, Suite 2310; $25; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com

Plazaween 14 on Wall Street Four nights of block parties with great bands, costumes and drink specials. 9 pm; Wall St. Plaza, Wall and Court Streets; free; wallstplaza.net

Theatre of Pain I, II, III Over $5000 in cash and prizes each night. 10 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $10; thebeacham.com

Mickey’s-Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Bust out your favorite costume and get ready to trick-or-treat in the most magical place on earth. 7 pm-midnight Monday-Sunday; Magic Kingdom, Wald Disney World; $71; disneyworld.disney.go.com

Halloween Horror Nights 24 Picture an amusement park of frights, complete with elaborate haunted houses based on shows and movies. 6:30 pm Wednesday-Tuesday; Universal Studios, 6000 Universal Blvd.; $38-$91; 407-363-8000; halloweenhorrornights.com

Howl-O-Scream Live shows, haunted houses and more. 7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday; Busch Gardens, 10165 N. McKinley Drive; $50-$65; seaworldparks.com


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