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Spooky Happenings and Fall Festivals Around West Volusia

By September 21, 2018 October 23rd, 2018 No Comments

Fall is a great time of year to partake in all of the fall festivals and spooky fun in West Volusia.

Orange City Sorosis Club Haunted House – October 18th through October 27th —  The Orange City Sorosis Club hosts Beyond Stranger Things, an annual haunted house attraction that attracts visitors from all over Volusia County.  The haunted house will open Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from Oct 18th through Oct 27th starting at 7:00PM. The scare factor is right up there with Halloween Horror Nights!!Halloween 2018b


Urban Legends Haunted House – October 25th-28th —  The City of Lake Helen presents… Urban Legends
A Haunted experience in historic Lake Helen

Thursday October 25th, 2018 6 -9 pm
Friday October 26th 6-10 pm
Saturday October 27th 6-10 pm
Sunday October 28th 6-9 pm

Advance Tickets coming soon

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Zombie Pub Crawl – October 27th — First Stop – Abbey Bar @ 6pm, The Elusive Grape, So.Ny Market, Persimmon Hollow and ending at The Blind Pig. There will be a Poker Hand, Raffles, and Bagpipes. Come out for a GREAT TIME!41890308 1903082026395912 3559187892947386368 N

Orange City Halloween Block Party – October 27th — Block of East Graves Ave, Holly Ave to Oak Ave

5:00 pm Trick-or-Treating begins! Kids play area is open!  DJ Music begins!
6:00 pm Pet Costume Contest (Dickinson Park)
6:30 pm Kid/ Adult Costume Contest (Dickinson Park)
7:00 pm Adult Costume Contest (Dickinson Park)
8:00  Movie in the Park: Beetlejuice
The block party is FREE to attend!
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Deltona Spooktacular – October 26th & 27th — The City of Deltona will host its 16th Annual Halloween Spooktacular Event from 6:00-10:00pm.  This is a great event that brings together the entire community, so come join in the fun or volunteer your time to dress up in costume, etc.

For the last 15 years, the City of Deltona has been hosting this FREE event for the children and families of our community to give our younger children and teens a safe alternative to traditional trick or treating.  The event is held at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex and includes the haunted trail, hayrides, inflatables, treats and contests. A variety of food vendors will also be there with some of your favorites.

Hotel Cassadaga Haunted Halloween Walk – October 26th through October 31st — The dates of the walk are Friday October 26th thru Sunday October 28th/ Tuesday the 30th and Wednesday the 31st. The walk will NOT be available Monday, the 29th. The 30th will be blackout night. Who turned out the lights…? Tickets are $15 and will be sold at the veranda side door to the Hotel which is facing Stephens Street on the right hand side of the Hotel. Ticket sales will begin at 7pm. The event will last until 11pm each night.

There will be NO advanced ticket sales at this time. Tickets shall be sold on a first come, first serve basis, *cash only*.


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The 10th annual Mostly Green Halloween, a showcase of hands-on activities and experiments demonstrating some of the mysteries of the plant and animal world. One of the museum’s monthly Science Saturdays, the event welcomes scientists of all ages.
Engage with the natural world… Gillespie Museum guides and Florida native plant interns will lead activities in the museum and on its grounds. Visitors will have an opportunity to search for plants in a scavenger hunt, paint pumpkins, feel the diverse shapes and textures of plant parts in the Mysterious Microscope chamber, and explore natural shapes through an origami workshop.
Play with real magic… Professor Minerva McGonagall will teach some chemistry basics in her Potions Lab, provided by the Stetson HATS (High Achieving Talented Students) Program. Young scientists will also have the opportunity to make their own wands. Lynn Albinson, director of HATS, reminds us that “it is the wand that chooses the wizard!”

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Monsters on Mainstreet – October 31st — 6Downtown DeLand.  Enjoy safe Trick-or-Treating from Mainstreets Merchants, Kids Activities, and a Dance Party.  

Fall Festivals

Barberville Fall Festival – October 6th & 7th — Barberville Fall Fest presented by Buckler’s Promotions will be held October 6 & 7 at the Barberville Pioneer Settlement, Barberville. Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm.

Family Fun & Festivities, Delicious Food, Art & Crafts, Live Entertainment, Free Bounce Houses, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Free Hula Hoop Contest, Train Rides, Free Petting Zoo, Cutest Baby Contest, Cake Walk, Free Sack Races, Yummy Treats Free Bean Bag Toss & Much More! Plus visit all 18 historic structures, vehicles and train.
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Hay Day Fall Fest – October 19th — The City of DeLand will host the Hay Day Fall Fest from arl Brown Park, 750 South Alabama Avenue in DeLand.  Local vendors, crafts, food, movie in the park, kids games and more!  Visit for more information.  

Lake Helen Family Fall Festival – October 27th — Lake Helen Family Fall Fest & Trunk or Treat

Come on out and join us for a Family Friendly Fall Fest with
Carnival Games & Prizes
Trunk or Treat
Costume Contest
Dunk Tank
Pumpkin Chunking
Pony Rides
Face Painting
Balloon Animals
Market Vendors
Food Trucks

For Vendor information Contact Kelly Frasca 305-793-3303 [email protected]


Old Enterprise Festival and Reunion – October 27th — The festival starts after the Enterprise Spooktacular 5K Run/Walk, if you would like to enter the race please click on the event to sign up…

Featuring live music by — Aged Whiskey Band
Various musicians paying tribute to Rog Lee
BBQ by Smokin’ Joe
Erdinger Beer
Arts and Crafts
Photos, yearbooks and scrapbooks for students of Enterprise Elementary from 1940 – early 2000s

First Church DeLand Harvest Festival

First Church DeLand invites you to our annual Harvest Festival!!! Bounce houses, petting zoo, live music, trackless train, games, and GREAT food!!!! Advanced ticket sales!!! Buy 4 get one free for $1! You can stop by the church office to take advantage of this sale!!

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