Halloween calendar

Spooky events abound

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Photo by: Isaac Babcock - A chihuahua is dressed as a taco at the 11th Annual Park Avenue Pet Costume Contest.
Photo by: Isaac Babcock - A chihuahua is dressed as a taco at the 11th Annual Park Avenue Pet Costume Contest.
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Here's our running list of Halloween events happening across Central Florida:

Enzian's Haunted Swamp: Walk of Terror

Enzian is hosting a month-long Halloween celebration featuring the third annual Haunted Swamp: Walk of Terror. Swamp tours occur from 8 p.m. to midnight the last three weekends in October (Oct. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29) and Eden Bar serves from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Halloween day tours run Monday, Oct. 31, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Enzian is also showcasing a series of scary movies. Films range in price from $10 to FREE and open to the public. A single night’s admission into the Walk of Terror is $10 when purchased in advance, $15 day of the event. VIP Admission is $25 and gets you to the front of the line for a single night. Visit Enzian.org.

10.31 Haunted Halloween

12th Annual Haunted Halloween will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at Waterford Lakes Town Center, 413 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando. It’s a free Halloween-themed event for the whole family! Dozens of vendors will be offering completely free games and activities, trick-or-treating, costume contests, prizes and more!

10. 31 Trick or Treat at Oviedo Mall

On Halloween night, Monday, Oct. 31, at 5 p.m., Oviedo Mall will have Trick or Treating and a Costume Contest! Bring your Trick or Treating bag and wear your best costume to this free family friendly event. Enjoy sweet treats from participating stores and a chance to win prizes for the best costume. Trick or Treating starts at 5 p.m., and the Costume Contest registration is at 6:30 p.m. in the west court near Dillard's. The event is for children 12 and younger. Candy is available while supplies last. Please no full-face masks or false weapons.

10.31 Trunk or Treating & Halloween Haunted Hoop House

Calling all Geneva residents who are ready for the Focal Point Landscape Nursery & Supplies' 3rd Annual Trunk or Treating & Halloween Haunted Hoop House event. The fun event is for costumed kids, from 5-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The kids will "Trunk or Treat". Parking spaces are limited so please carpool, if possible. (Extra parking is available next door in the Church of the Nazarene parking lot.) If you would like to participate this year as "Trunker" (one who passes out candy from their vehicle) please register your vehicle now. There will be judging and prizes for the "Best Dressed Vehicles". (Motorcycles are welcome, too). For questions or to register as a trunker with name, vehicle make and model, contact [email protected] or 407-349-2200.

10.31 Chipotle's costume promotion

Guests who visit their local Chipotle Mexican Grill from 6-10 p.m. on Oct. 31 dressed in a costume inspired by the family farm, can purchase a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos for just $2. All proceeds, up to $1 million, will benefit Farm Aid and Chipotle Cultivate Foundation’s efforts to support family farms.

10.31 Free Trick-or-Treat at Orlando Fashion Square

Free Halloween Trick-or-Treat is 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 at Orlando Fashion Square, E. Colonial Drive at Maguire Blvd. Bring the kids in costume for the annual tradition at the mall. Bring your camera for pictures in the haunted courtyard! The event is free. Visit www.orlandofashionsquare.com or call 407-896-1132.

10.31 Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park

Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park is 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Halloween night in Shady Park in Hannibal Square (adjacent to the Winter Park Community Center at 721 W. New England Ave Children of all ages are invited to join us for Pumpkins and Munchkins in Shady Park! Event activities will include games, bounce houses, costume contest, Trick-or-Treat Trail, and lots of fun for the entire family! It's free. Call 407-599-3275.

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