Halloween is filled with so much debauchery, mischief and all-around ratchetness that it can get a little overwhelming. Fear not, we’ve done all the hard work for you and picked out the best Halloween events happening all week long to get you in the spooky mood.
ZBTerror 2015 | Monday, Oct. 26, 10:15 p.m. | Knight Library | 11448 University Blvd. | $10-$15
The brothers of Zeta Beta Tau are hosting their annual Halloween party at Knight Library this year. Wear a costume.
A Haunting Cabaret | Monday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. | Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater | 445 S. Magnolia Ave. | $22
Dress to the nines for this broodingly beautiful cabaret playing music from the radio, theater, movies and television.
Orlando Punslingers Halloween Party | Monday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. | SAK Comedy Lab | 29 S. Orange Ave. | $5
The improv comics at SAK won’t be the only ones slinging puns at this event. Compete with fellow contestants and try to win the audience’s love with the best pun.
Pumpkin Carving Contest | Tuesday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m. | West End Trading Company | 202 S. Sanford Ave. | free
Let the creative juices flow and carve the most unique pumpkin to win a bar tab at Sanford’s favorite watering hole, West End.
Organ Spooktacular & Silent Movie | Tuesday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. | Orlando Lutheran Towers | 300 E. Church St. | free
You’ve got a live organist scoring a silent black-and-white film. Does it get any spookier than that?
Dracula Double Feature | Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2 & 7 p.m. | Multiple locations | $12.50
This is your chance to view a special screening of the classic 1931 film featuring horror’s most notorious bloodsucker.
Wednesday Night Pitcher Show: Beetlejuice | Wednesday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m. | Eden Bar at the Enzian | 1300 S. Orlando Ave. | free
Get your blankets, pack a basket and catch Beetlejuice on Enzian’s lawn for free.
Halloween Holiday Horror Movie Night | Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. | The Geek Easy | 114 S. Semoran Blvd. | free
Who doesn’t love watching movies for free? Head over to the Geek Easy for a movie marathon featuring: Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Trick R’ Treat and Halloween.
Zombie Prom | Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. | St. Matthew’s Tavern | 1300 N. Mills Ave. | free
Enjoy a bunch of live music, food trucks, drink specials and prizes at this riotous party. Will you be named Zombie Prom King or Queen?
Plazaween XV | Friday, Oct. 30, 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. | Wall Street Plaza | free
It’s going to get really big with drink specials, costume contests and live music at this multi-day Halloween party at Wall Street.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show | Friday, Oct. 30, 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 31, 11:30 p.m. | Athens Theater | 124 N. Florida Ave. | $12-$17
Nothing says Halloween quite like the cult classic, Rocky Horror. Leave your inhibitions at the door, freak!
Zombie Apocalypse Party | Friday, Oct. 30, 10 p.m. | Gods & Monsters | 5250 International Drive | free
Don your most apocalyptic zombie outfit to get drink discounts while you groove to the beats from DJ Prof. Killjoy and watch zombie movies playing in the Offworld Lounge.
Ghost Station | Friday, Oct. 30, 9 p.m. | The Space Station | 2539 Coolidge Ave. | $5
Getting literary just got hella fun. This Halloween party is filled to the brim with costumes, scary stories, interactive art and a dance party.
Get a Clue: A Murder Mystery | Friday, Oct. 30, 8 p.m. | The Abbey | 100 S. Eola Drive | $8
Will you be the one to solve this murder mystery? You’ll have to wade through jealousy and high stakes intensity to find this cold-blooded killer.
Majora’s Masquerade: Zelda Halloween Dance Party | Friday, Oct. 30, 8 p.m. | The Geek Easy | 114 S. Semoran Blvd. | free
Zelda fans: it’s finally time to dust off that mask and unsheathe the Master Sword. Bust out your best dance moves at this Zelda-themed costume party.
Night of the Living Dead Halloween Party | Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. | Eden Bar at the Enzian | 1300 S. Orlando Ave. | free
Enzian will play the classic horror film Night of the Living Dead on a huge projector on their lawn, so get ready to jump out of your skin!
Welcome to Gotham City | Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. | Copper Rocket Pub | 106 Lake Ave. | free
It’s going to get pretty wild at this Batman-themed costume party filled with dancers, prizes, music and drink specials.
Astro Wave: An Interactive Voyage | Saturday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. | Will’s Pub | 1042 N. Mills Ave. | $10-$12
Get your boarding pass early for this collective cover show blasting through new wave hits of the ‘80s. It’s sure to sell out!
Thornton Park Halloween Block Party | Saturday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m. | Thornton Park | Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street | $10-$30
Thornton Park’s Halloween Party comes equipped with a costume contest that awards the winner $500. There will also be live music, burlesque dancers and an art market.
Halloween Torture Show | Saturday, Oct. 31, 9:30 p.m. | SAK Comedy Lab | 29 S. Orange Ave. | $12-15
These SAK comics will do just about anything to get you to laugh. Watch them get shocked, whipped, clipped, smacked, bound and mousetrapped at this special Halloween show.
Contagion Zone: Milo & Otis | Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 p.m. | Venue 578 | 578 N. Orange Ave. | $15-$25
EDM + Halloween = a really wild night.
Midnight Massacre Halloween Bash | Saturday, Oct. 31, 11:55 p.m. | Backbooth | 37 W. Pine St. | free-$4
Think you’ve got the best Halloween outfit? Head over to Backbooth at midnight for your chance to win a $50 bar tab in the costume contest.
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