Halloween Horror Nights Themed haunted houses, scare zones and shows open select nights. Through Nov. 4; Universal Studios, 6000 Universal Blvd.; $69.99-$80.99; 407-363-8000; halloweenhorrornights.com.
Hocus Pocus Live A bewitching live-action spectacle that brings your favorite movie to the stage. 8 & 10 pm Wednesday; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; $10; 407-412-5039; southernnightsorl.com.
A Petrified Forest One of Central Florida's premier scare trails. 7:30-10:30 pm Wednesday-Saturday; A Petrified Forest, 1360 State Road 436, Altamonte Springs; contact for price; 407-468-6600.
Bloodbath Party Halloween party with drag shows, drink specials and $500 in cash and prizes handed out for the costume contest. 9 pm Thursday; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; free; 407-412-5039; southernnightsorl.com.
Black & Orange Ball Halloween party with live entertainment and a $5,000 costume contest. 9 pm Friday; The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; $15-$30; 407-704-6261; abbeyorlando.com.
Can You Dig It? Halloween Edition Halloween party with music by DJ BMF and DJ Dolo. 10 pm Friday; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.
Creature Feature Cabaret Halloween burlesque cabaret and a costume contest. 10 pm Friday; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; $5; 407-423-3060.
Face the Fear Haunted house staged as the International Clown University. 8-11 pm Friday-Sunday; Face the Fear, 111 N. Longwood St., Longwood; $13; 407-324-0203; facethefearhouse.com.
Halloween Party Halloween party with drink specials and a costume contest with $1,000 in cash and prizes. 6 pm-2 am Friday; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; free-$10; 407-354-5999; howlatthemoon.com.
The Haunt at Old Town Fears and phobias come to life in haunted mazes and scare zones. 6 pm Friday-Sunday; Old Town, 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee; free; 407-396-4888; myoldtownusa.com.
Haunted Tours of the Museum Special night-time tours of the haunted museum, focusing on the ghosts that investigators and staff have encountered. 7-10 pm Friday-Saturday; Museum of Seminole County History, 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford; $3; 407-665-2489.
Howl O' Woof Pet-friendly Halloween celebration in the sculpture garden. 6-8 pm Friday; Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St.; $10; 407-246-4278; mennellomuseum.com.
HowlOWeen Pet Costume Party & Contest Halloween party with a costume contest for pets and their owners. 6 pm Friday; Maitland Civic Center, 641 S. Maitland Ave., Maitland; $10-$15; 407-644-0741.
Masquerade Party Pre-Halloween masquerade dance party. 10 pm Friday; Vinyl Arts Bar, 75 E. Colonial Drive; $5.
The Milk District Monster Bowl Costume contest, music, blacklight bowling, and drink specials in the bar. 5:30 pm Friday; Colonial Lanes, 400 Primrose Drive; $12; 407-401-3003; themilkdistrict.org.
Night of Fright Master storyteller "Country Joe" Rosier tells spooky ghost stories. 7 & 8:30 pm Friday; Seminole State College Planetarium, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford; $6; 407-708-2360.
Nightmare on Bumby Halloween party with a $1,000 costume contest. 9 pm Friday; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; free; 407-412-5039; southernnightsorl.com.
Nightmare on Pine Street Halloween party with a costume contest. 9 pm Friday; The Mezz, 100 S. Eola Drive; free-$125; 407-423-9999; nightmareonpine.com.
Plazaween 2017 Downtown's biggest Halloween party with drink specials, costume contests, live music and more. 8 pm Friday-Saturday, 8 pm Tuesday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407-849-0471; wallstplaza.net.
Underground Vampire Bar Vampire-themed dance show with splash effects, a special drink menu and more. 8 pm Friday-Saturday; DRIP, 8747 International Drive; $44-$79; 347-855-3747; lovedrip.com.
Comics & Haunting Trouble's Little Sister gives out free Halloween comic books while supplies last. 10 am-11 pm Saturday; Old Town, 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee; free; 407-787-4497; myoldtownusa.com.
Costume Party Halloween party with DJs, cosplay bartenders, cage dancers, Halloween films and a costume contest. 8 pm-1 am Saturday; Gods & Monsters, 5421 International Drive; free; 407-270-6273; godmonsters.com.
Eden Bar's 10th Anniversary Halloween Party Halloween party with drink specials, a costume contest, prizes and more. 9 pm Saturday; Eden Bar at the Enzian, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free; 407-629-1088; enzian.org.
Fantastic Voyage Halloween: Kimball Collins & Brian Busto Halloween dance party with a costume contest at midnight. 10 pm Saturday; Vinyl Arts Bar, 75 E. Colonial Drive; contact for price.
Girl the Party Thriller Halloween party with a $1,000 costume contest. 9 pm Saturday; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; contact for price; 407-412-5039; southernnightsorl.com.
Greenwood Cemetery Tour A tour of the historic Greenwood Cemetery conducted by American Ghost Adventures. 7:30 pm Saturday; Greenwood Cemetery, 1603 Greenwood St.; $40; 407-246-2616; americanghostadventures.com.
Hallouween 3: Social Vinyl Club, Trendy Dog With Sunglasses, Joy Lane, Belle Pardo Halloween show with live music, a booze piñata, a costume contest with a cash prize and a spooky dance party. 10 pm Saturday; Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; free-$2; 321-402-6082.
Halloween Block Party Halloween block party with drinks, food, music and a costume contest. 7 pm Saturday; Liam Fitzpatrick's, 951 Market Promenade Ave., Lake Mary; free; 407-936-3782.
Halloween ComicFest Free Halloween themed comics, artisan vendors, prizes awarded for the best costumes and fun, family-friendly activities throughout the day. 11 am-1 am Saturday; Gods & Monsters, 5421 International Drive; free; 407-270-6273; godmonsters.com.
Halloween Costume Contest Costume contest at West End and Celery City with $1750 in cash and prizes for winners. 7-11 pm Saturday; West End Trading Company, 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-322-7475.
Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk-A-Thon A Halloween-themed dog walk and costume contest. 9 am Saturday; Secret Lake Park, 200 N. Lake Triplet Drive, Casselberry; $20-$25; franklinsfriends.dojiggy.com.
Orlando Brewing Halloween Halloween party with a special tapping, beer flights, a costume contest and live music. 1 pm Saturday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.
Owloween Free family fun with animal encounters, trick-or-treating, vendors, food trucks and more. 2-6 pm Saturday; Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge, 10525 Clapp Simms Duda Road; free; 407-568-5138.
Paranormal Conference The Beyond Investigators paranormal team presents a paranormal conference with video and audio demonstrations. 8-10 pm Saturday; Four Points by Sheraton International Drive, 5905 International Drive; $15; 407-683-8203; fourpointsorlandointernationaldrive.com.
Play It Loud Halloween Chiptune Halloween party. 8 pm Saturday; Bikkuri Sushi, 1915 E. Colonial Drive; $20; 407-894-4494; bikkurisushi.com.
Sanford Avenue Block Party Halloween Extravaganza Halloween block party from Sanford Brewing Company and Wop's Hops with live bands and a costume contest for kids, dogs and adults. 5 pm-midnight Saturday; Sanford Brewing Company, 400 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-732-6419; sanfordbrewing.com.
The School of Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween party with tribute sets featuring songs from School of Rock and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. 8 pm Saturday; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10; willspub.org.
Skalloween: The Scotch Bonnets First night of Florida Ska's Halloween party. 9 pm Saturday; Sloppy Taco Palace, 4892 S. Kirkman Road; free; 407-574-6474.
Thornton Park Halloween Block Party Annual block party in the heart of the Thornton Park district. 9 pm Saturday; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; $10; thorntonparkdistrict.com.
Trick or Treat Safe Zone Young ghouls and goblins enjoy trick or treating throughout the Orlando Public Library and the Orange County Regional History Center along with creepy crafts, candy and a scavenger hunt. 10 am-3 pm Saturday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.
Skalloween: The Ambassadors, the Scotch Bonnets Second night of Florida Ska's Halloween party. 9 pm Sunday; West End Trading Company, 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-322-7475.
Frosty's Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween party with a Nightmare Before Christmas theme and costume contest. 8 pm Monday; Frosty's Christmastime Lounge, 50 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-969-0911; frostys-orlando.com.
Halloween Eve Bingo Blood Bath Halloween bingo party. 9 pm Monday; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499.
Halloween Spooktacular: Flagman (Black Sabbath Tribute Set), Adult Life (Tom Petty Tribute Set) Free Halloween cover show. 8 pm Monday; 64 North, 64 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730; 64northorlando.com.
A Sharty Tyrant Halloween: Whiskey Sharts, Tears of a Tyrant Halloween party with live music. 10 pm Monday; St. Matthew's Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave.; free; 321-278-0452.
A Coffins Halloween Halloween punk show with Sacred Owls, October's Flame and Will Brack. 6 pm Tuesday; Coffins Print Shop, 719 23rd St.; free; coffinsprintshop.com.
The Graveyard Ghoulies Halloween release party for four new figures from Terribly Odd artist Michael Reyes. 5 pm Tuesday; Pop Gallery, Disney Springs, 1780 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista; free; 407-827-8200.
Halloween at Magnolia Halloween-centric music and videos from DJ BMF. 10 pm Tuesday; Magnolia, 13 S. Magnolia Ave.; free.
Halloween at the Parkview Halloween party with trivia, music, drink specials and a costume contest. 8 pm Tuesday; The Parkview, 136 S. Park Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-647-9103; facebook.com/theparkviewwp.
Halloween at the Social Halloween dance party from the Talk Yo Shit crew. 10 pm Tuesday; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-246-1419; thesocial.org.
The Halloween Torture Show Watch the SAK players get shocked, whipped, clipped, smacked, bound and mousetrapped all while trying to improvise for your pleasure. 7:30 pm Tuesday; SAK Comedy Lab, 29 S. Orange Ave.; $14-$17; 407-648-0001; sak.com.
Total Punk Turnbuckle Tuesday Halloween Hellfire Monster Smash Dress up as your favorite wrestler and compete to win the Costume Tourney Belt. 9 pm Tuesday; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.