Halloween Horror Nights, Universal Studios. The fright fest begins Sept. 15 and runs select nights through Nov. 4. The after-hours event, which requires separate admission, features nine haunted-house mazes, including ones based on “The Shining” and “American Horror Story.” It’s also the final year for its long-running “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure” show. HHN tickets range from $59.99 to $83.99, depending on date. Florida resident and multi-night discounts are available.
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular. The kid-driven event features a “Sesame Street” stage show, a seasonal version of “Pets Ahoy,” trick-or-treating, dance party and photo opportunities with sea-themed costumed characters. Children are encouraged to come in costume. The event runs Saturdays and Sundays between Sept. 23 and Oct. 29 and is included in regular SeaWorld admission. Single-day tickets are $99, but there are discounts for online, advance purchases.
Brick or Treat, Legoland Florida. The Winter Haven park includes longer hours, group Lego-building activities, character meet-and-greets (Lego Mummy, Lego Vampyre and the ilk) and fireworks. The event, included in regular admission, runs Saturdays and Sundays from Oct. 14 through Oct. 29, plus a fireworks-free night on Oct. 31. One-day tickets to Legoland are $93.99 ($86.99 for ages 3-12); there are discounts for online, advance purchases.