It’s never too early to plan your Halloween frights out in advance. When it comes to West Volusia, you’ll find there’s something – and someplace – for everyone looking to get a little spooked this spooky season. Check out the following events, some new, some old, but all guaranteed to scare your socks off!
Subject to Change: Halloween Special at Gateway Center for the Arts
880 US-17, Debary
Are you a connoisseur of scary movies and love Halloween? Fans of spooky entertainment and improv comedy are invited to join in on a new October tradition with SUBJECT TO CHANGE: A HALLOWEEN THEMED IMPROV COMEDY SHOW. For the first time, SUBJECT TO CHANGE is tapping into the spookiest recesses of their minds for a fun, Halloween themed show guests can experience live at the Gateway Center for the Arts in DeBary, FL.
Curtains rise on October 23 at 7:30pm.
Heritage Farms Corn Maze in DeLand
1338 W. Plymouth Avenue
Heritage Farm’s Annual Corn Maze returns on October 1st with the largest Corn Maze in Central Florida. Come on out and enjoy all the extra fun activities on the 100 acre farm, including the pumpkin patch, giant hay fort, corn cannon, round bale racers, duck races, corn hole, corn box, post pounder and mini hay maze.
Admission: $5 Hay rides: $2 (Cash only) Free Parking.
Harvest Fields Corn Maze and Hay Ride
3000 N. Spring Garden Avenue, DeLand
Corn Maze, hay ride, hay fort, pumpkin, patch, round bale racers, duck races, corn hole, corn box, post pounders, and mini hay maze. Admission $10 per person. Get tickets at harvestfieldscornmaze.com
Open every weekend, Saturday & Sunday October 9th-31st
Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm
Fields of Fright Haunted Hay Ride
3000 N. Spring Garden Avenue, DeLand
Fields of Fright, Haunted Hay Ride located on 100 acres of haunted trails. Partenal Advisory Warning Scarty Hayride. Children 10 Years and Older recommended. Admission $20 per person.
Get tickets at harvestfieldscornmaze.com/Fields-of-Fright/
Open every Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 15th-31st
Haunted Hay Ride in De Leon Springs
6130 State Rd 11, De Leon Springs
Are you ready to be terrified? Then come on out to the Annual Authentic Horror Hay Ride event. The festivities start when you walk through the gate with music, and available food and drinks while you wait for your turn to be frozen with fear.
October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29, Gates Open at 7:30pm. 386-212-1199
October 30. Free Sunday Funday! Meet the animals from 2pm-6pm.
“Young Frankenstein” at the Shoestring Theatre
380 S. Goodwin St, Lake Helen
“Young Frankenstein” comes to life on stage at the Shoestring Theatre in Lake Helen. From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, “Young Frankenstein” has all the panache of the screen sensation with a little extra theatrical flair added. This show is rated PG 13 for language and adult situations.
Show Dates: October 15-17, 22-24, 29-31. Click here for show times.
Creepy Candlelight Tours at DeBary Hall
DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd, DeBary
Guests can expect mild frights as they are escorted to the DeBary mansion and enter the narrow hallways and
darkened rooms once occupied by 19th century wine merchant Frederick DeBary and his family. Staff and volunteers will share spooky stories and tell tales with tragic ends as the imagination is activated, and a scare could be lurking around every corner.
October 22-23, 7pm and 8pm
Reservations are required, and space is limited per tour; call 386-668-3840 to make a reservation.
Haunted Tour of Historic Downtown DeLand
117 W. Howry Ave, DeLand
Moon Hippie Haven of DeLand presents…Historically Haunted DeLand.
This is an one hour, guided walking tour through the beautiful and haunted Downtown DeLand.
Adults $15. Children $10. Click here to purchase tickets.
October 22-31, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Walk Like a Zombie!
Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona
Dare to walk the trail! Join the Zombie Horde! The Zombie Walk starts at 6:30 pm with a Zombie Costume Contest at 8 pm. This event is open to all ages. Dare to face the undead and survive if they let you!
October 23. 6:30pm
Dyno Climb’s Halloween MeteorNight
528 S Woodland Blvd, DeLand
Come have a blast at Dyno Climb’s yearly Halloween event. Experience the sights, sounds, and the community fun at this Blacklight Event extravaganza with contests, giveaways, and fun!! BYOH (Bring Your Own Headlamp) and Dress Up (in appropriate to climb in) Halloween Costumes (Costume Prizes will be awarded) for a unique lights out climbing experience.
Saturday, October 23, 7pm to 11pm
Online booking for the event can be found at www.dynoclimb.com
Central Florida Zoo’s Big Zoo Boo Bash
3755 W Seminole Blvd, Sanford
Monsters, princesses and animals of all kinds will dust off their Halloween costumes for the fan-favorite Zoo event, the Zoo Boo Bash, featuring all treats and no tricks, with not-so-scary décor and activities for children of all ages, including trick-or-treating stations around beloved animals. Costumes are encouraged for guests of all ages.
October 23-24 and October 30-31. 9am-3pm
Zozo’s Fear House at Hotel Cassadaga
355 Cassadaga Rd, Lake Helen
The Spirits are anxious, and the Monsters have been summoned. Back bigger and scarier than ever, come out and see them for yourself at the Hotel Cassadaga’s Haunted Attraction. Come and test yourself and play some games with ZoZo. Think you can beat her? We sure would love to see you try. Happy Haunting.
Oct 28-31 Ticket booth will open at 7pm. Closing will be at 11pm. Entry is $15 per person.
C. Green’s Haunted House in Cassadaga
1079 Stevens St, Lake Helen
C. Green’s Haunted History House and Museum converts into one of Central Florida’s only genuinely haunted and air conditioned haunts. Psychic mini readings available everynight. Snacks and cold drinks for sale.
October 28. 7pm-10pm
October 29, 30, 31. 7pm-Midnight
Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Halloween Weekend
1112 Stevens St, Lake Helen
10am-10pm Trick or Treat each day at the Information Booth outside the AJD Educational Building and Bookstore
10am-3pm Vendors (daily) to include jewelry, fairy jars, tea mixtures, soap, clothing, art, and more!
5pm-11pm Food Trucks (daily) Coffee Drinks all three nights; Cheesesteak, Hot Dogs and Chicken Nuggets, Friday and Sunday night; Baked Potato, Saturday night
8pm Friday, Oct 29: Cassadaga After Dark, Find the Spirits Tour ($25 per person)
7:30pm and 9:30pm, Sat. Oct 30 and Sun. Oct. 31. Encounter the Spirit Night Tour ($25 per person)
Click here to book tours.
October 29, 30, 31
Orange City Halloween Block Party
Mill Lake Park, 207 East Blue Springs Ave, Orange City
This free event provides the opportunity for families to come enjoy a FUN-filled night that includes Trick-or-Treating, Live DJ Entertainment, a Movie in the Park with popcorn, Rock climbing Wall, Kid’s activity zone, Costume Contests (held in splash pad area), Spooky Photo Ops & MUCH more!
October 30. 5pm-8:30pm
13 nights of Halloween at the Haunted Antique Shoppe
612 West New York Avenue, DeLand
Join the Haunted Antique Shoppe for 13 nights of spine-tingling adventure throughout the entire month of October. Each evening will be filled with hauntingly good Halloween fun, starting with mesmerizing tales and real-life paranormal experiences from the new book, “Gently Haunted: True Stories from the Haunted Antique Shop.” After each dramatic reading, you can enjoy complimentary Halloween treats, $10 tarot readings, and free Spirit Key training.
Doors open at 7 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in October. A grand finale wrap-up Halloween Party will take place on Friday, October 29, at 7 p.m.
Zombie Pub Crawl Downtown DeLand
Starts at 111 W Georgia Ave, DeLand
Stops on the Zombie Pub Crawl include cool crafters along West Volusia’s CoolCraft Beverage Trail. First stop will be at Persimmon Hollow Brewing followed by Hyderhead Brewing, Blind Pig Pub, Sidecar Market, Elusive Grape and ending at Abbey Bar. This is a fundraising event and there is no ticket to attend but you are responsible for your own food and drink along the way. We encourage you to bring cash for your drinks and some extra to purchase raffle tickets to help keep things moving smoothly. Please share this event with all your Halloween loving friends.
October 30. 6pm
Deltona’s Carn-O-Ween at Dewey O. Boster Park
1200 Saxon Blvd, Deltona
The City of Deltona will be hosting an extra-spooky Carnival at Dewey O Boster Park.
October 28-31. Click here for all the details.
Eco-Halloween Hike at Lyonia Preserve
2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona
OUTDOOR: Adults and kids can put on their environmental thinking caps, engage their creativity and dress in their best eco-themed costumes for a guided hike through Lyonia Preserve. Staff will discuss important environmentalists during a hike to the preserve’s wetland. Participants will receive treats. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.
October 30. 10:30am-11:30am Registration is required; call 386-789-7207, ext. #21028.
Halloween 10k/5k/1k Run Walk Creep Crawl or Roll & Family Fun Day
37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary
Calling all Ghouls, Ghosts and Goblins, bring the whole family and choose your course 10k/5k/1k Run Walk Creep Crawl or Roll through beautiful Gemini Springs Park . Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be given to best costumes, in addition to awards for the top finishers in the 10k and 5K. Plan to stay afterwards for the family fun day with music, food, vendors, games, activities, CANDY and more costume fun.
October 30. Click here for registration details.
Gillespie Museum’s 12th Annual Mostly Green Halloween Explores Spooky Science
234 E Michigan Ave, DeLand
This free Halloween-themed Science Saturday event will provide youth with a chance to learn about animal and plant kingdoms with engaging, hands-on activities and experiments created by Stetson’s undergraduate students. On the front porch, Gillespie Museum student-staff members will oversee Rock Paper Scissors — an arts and crafts table for making clay sculptures, mineral mosaics, origami bats and suncatchers. Student guides will conduct small, indoor group tours of the fluorescent mineral display andcave replica in the museum’s walk-through Underground World display.
October 30. 10am-Noon Make a reservation by calling 386-822-7330
Trick or Treat at The Farm Market
Spring Garden Farm Market, 880 N. Spring Garden Ave, DeLand
TRICK or TREAT at the Farm Market. HAY RIDES, FACE PAINTING, SNOW CONES, GAMES, FAMILY FRIENDLY COSTUMES, MUCH MORE. Please come dressed in Family appropriate costumes. Rain or shine. The event is Free to attend.
October 30-31. 10am-2pm each day.
Halloween Among the Trees at Lyonia Preserve
2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona
Parents can bring their little goblins to enjoy a non-spooky, outdoor adventure that includes crafts and encounters with the LEC’s scaly reptile ambassadors. Families will search for creepy, crawling creature tracks along the trails of Lyonia Preserve. Afterward, friendly costumed characters will hand out treats while the group explores the pollinator garden.
October 31. 10:00am-11:30am Registration is required; call 386-789-7207, ext. #21028.
Music Jam Halloween Trunk or Treat at Wise Axe
1220 Biscayne Blvd, DeLand
Music Jam Halloween is a fun Music themed Halloween trunk or treat in the parking lot of Wise Axe. With a costume contest, dance party, Halloween trivia, games and trunks to trick or treat at, this kids party won’t just be for kids! Wise Axe will be keeping their doors open for some adult fun too! We will also have some food trucks and ice cream trucks! You won’t want to miss this rockin’ Halloween party!
October 31. Party starts at 4pm and lasts till candy runs out!
Trunk or Treat at the Enterprise Museum
Enterprise Museum, 360 Main Street, Enterprise
October 31. 4pm-6pm
Monsters on MainStreet
100 N. Woodland Blvd, Downtown DeLand
Put on your costume, grab a bag and stroll MainStreet DeLand for trick or treating and activities.
October 31. 6pm-8pm
Halloween Costume & Trick or Treat Extravaganza
1382 Howland Blvd, Deltona
FREE event with bounce house and vendors. Food trucks on site.
October 31. 3-8pm