Several municipalities are planning fun events for the Halloween season.
In Ocoee, Halloween Howl Night is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Jim Beech Recreation Center, 1820 A.D. Mims Road. The festivities, sponsored by the Parks & Recreation Department, include an inflatable corn maze, trunk-or-treating, a scare zone, glow hunt, pumpkin derby and axe throwing. There will be contests for costumes, pumpkin carving and doughnut-eating.
The city of Winter Garden continues its 12-day Halloween experience with a hay maze at City Hall, and Halloween and fall-themed photo stations throughout downtown; outdoor animated light shows synchronized to music from 7 to 9 p.m. most nights through Oct. 31; Halloween fun from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the farmers market, 104 S. Lakeview Ave.; and the Spooky Caboose from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the heritage museum, 1 N. Main St.
In Windermere, the annual costume parade and hayride begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The Parks & Recreation event will kick off at Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main St. The morning also includes bounce houses and trick-or-treating with businesses along Main Street.