When it comes to Halloween in Central Florida, there are a bunch of big names for spooky season lovers of all ages. From the terrifying frights found at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights and SeaWorld Orlando’s Howl-O-Scream to the more family-friendly fun at Disney’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. For those looking for some more affordable fun for the whole family, there is an unexpected alternative just 20-minutes north of Downtown Orlando.

Nestled into the heart of Orlando North is the city of Oviedo, best known for its love of chickens, historic homes, and the Oviedo Mall which has quickly become a Halloween destination in Seminole County.

Here is just a small sample of the offerings and events that can be found through the month of October at Oviedo Mall sure to please Halloween lovers young and old!

Escape Room 113 at District Eat & Play

The perfect road trip takes a terrifying turn when you and your group wake up in a horrifying hotel room. No one remembers how you got there but one thing is certain, you need to get out before whoever put you there returns. You have 60 minutes; can you make it out of Room 113 alive?

Location: District Eat & Play Price: $56 for 2 people, $28 per each additional person (up to 8 people)
Recommended Ages: Open to all, under 16 requires accompanying adult
Additional Activities: Full bar and restaurant, 4 puzzling escape rooms, boutique bowling, arcade, and ax throwing
Available: Year round

Sip, Paint and Be Spooky at Calliope Street

Whether it’s a private date night, a birthday party, or a frightening night out with friends, there’s something for everyone at Calliope Street. Settle into your seat with an ice-cold wine slushie (or Zombie Juice for the kids) and channel your inner artist. Guests at Calliope Street can choose a class from the public calendar or book a private class for as little as two people. There are hundreds of haunting paintings to choose from so there’s sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!

Location: Calliope Street
Price: $35 for adults, $27 for Teens (13-17), $25 for kids (12 and under)
Recommended Ages: All
Additional Activities: Pumpkin pouring, kitty sugar skull painting, paint your pet, wine glass painting, and dragon egg painting.
Available: Year round

Virtual Haunted Houses at Huvi

Go on an extreme virtual reality adventure through a haunted hotel, battle fearsome monsters or ride the scream coaster without having to wait in those long, hot lines. Experience the thrill of virtual reality at this all new gaming hub at Oviedo Mall! Gather your squad to battle ancient Egyptian gods in Enter the Duat and see who comes out the ultimate warrior!

Location: Huvi.TV
Price: Varies by experience
Recommended Ages: All
Additional Activities: Online gaming tournaments and virtual reality gaming
Available: Year Round

Malltoberfest at Oviedo Brewing Company

Enjoy a traditional German Beer festival without having to renew your passport! Join Oviedo Brewing Company for the 4th Annual Malltoberfest where you can enjoy a menu of traditional German food and beer from Oviedo’s favorite hot spot!

Location: Oviedo Brewing Company
Price: Free to attend, food and beverage available at additional cost
Recommended Ages: All (must be 21+ to consume alcoholic beverages)
Additional Activities: Wednesday night Bingo and live music
Dates: September 30th & October 1st, 12pm-Close

Sip or Treat at Oviedo Mall

Oviedo Mall answers that age-old question, “what if there was trick or treating for adults?” Throw on your Halloween best and enjoy a food and wine stroll around the mall while enjoying live entertainment, giveaways, special discounts, and much more. Explore everything the mall has to offer at this one of a kind event just for adults!

Location: Oviedo Mall
Price: Free
Recommended Ages: 21+
Additional Activities: Live entertainment, photo ops, roaming Halloween characters
Dates: October 27th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Mall-O-Ween Trick or Treating at Oviedo Mall

Oviedo Mall’s biggest event of the year returns! Children 12 and under are welcome to enjoy an indoor trick or treating experience, exploring the mall for treats and tricks!

Location: Oviedo Mall
Price: Free
Recommended Ages: 12 and under
Dates: October 31st, 4:00pm-6:00pm or while supplies last

Trick r Treat at Regal Cinemas

For the first time ever, cult classic, Trick r Treat will be shown on the big screen just in time for the Halloween season. Meet the adorable and mischievous SAM as he journeys through five interconnecting stories on Halloween night. An everyday high school principal has a dark secret; a young woman might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes Halloween has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic trick-or-treater. You’re not going to want to miss out on seeing this iconic horror movie in theaters for a limited time only!

Location: Regal 22
Price: $8.00 for Trick r Treat, prices may vary
Recommended Ages: 18+
Additional Activities: Classic horror movies playing this season include: Scream 2, The Lost Boys, Dracula, Poltergeist, Dawn of the Dead 3D, Halloween and more!
Dates: October 6th, October 8th, October 11th see www.regmovies.com for the full schedule

Halloween Storytime at B. Dalton Booksellers

Help your kids develop a love for books and literature while making new friends at B. Dalton Booksellers! All October long, enjoy a reading of Halloween stories for kids. Snacks and activities included while supplies last.

Location: B. Dalton Booksellers
Price: Free
Recommended Ages: 12 and under
Dates: Every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:00am

Halloween Scavenger Hunt presented by Versus Games

Our monthly Kid Crew Scavenger Hunt returns with a Halloween Twist. Children ages 12 and under can embark on a scavenger hunt around the mall, searching out spooky treasure and earning a prize from Versus Games!

Location: The hunt begins at Versus Games
Price: Free
Recommended Ages: 12 and Under
Dates: October 3rd-7th, 12pm-6pm

The Woman in Black at Penguin Point Productions

Meet Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, as he journeys to the small market town of Crythin Gifford to attend the funeral of a client, Mrs. Alice Drablow. At the funeral, he sees a young woman with a wasted face, dressed in all black, stranding in the churchyard. While sorting through Mrs. Drablow’s affairs, he finds a box of letters, and ultimately discovers the dreadful secret of the Woman in Black- to his own terrible cost.

Location: Penguin Point Productions
Price: $15.00
Recommended Ages: 13+
Dates: October 28th, 29th and 30th. For a complete schedule visit https://www.penguinpointproductions.com/

This is just a small sampling of the amazing Halloween offerings available this fall at Oviedo Mall. Stay in the loop by signing up for our mailing list at www.myoviedomall.com. Be sure to follow @OviedoMall on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter for event updates, giveaways and much more!