ORLANDO, Fla. — Gatorland, the Alligator Capital of the World, is bringing back its family-friendly Halloween event, Gators, Ghosts and Goblins, for another year.

What You Need To Know

  • Gators, Ghosts and Goblins returning to Gatorland

  • The family-friendly event will run weekends Oct. 15-Oct. 30

  • Activities include animal encounters, live shows, games and a costume parade

  • The event is included with park admission

The daytime event will run weekends from Oct. 15 through Oct. 30 and include a variety of festive offerings such as themed areas around the park, animal encounters, interactive characters, live shows and games.

Other activities on the lineup include Frank & Stein’s Ooky Kooky Octoberfest featuring live polka music and the Children’s Halloween Parade. All of the children who participate in the parade will receive a treat bag.

“We just love Halloween time at Gatorland and putting on this frightfully fun event for all our guests,” Gatorland President and Chief Executive Officer Mark McHugh said in a news release. “It’s our fourth year of everything spooky and kooky at Gators, Ghosts and Goblins.”

Visitors are welcome to wear costumes, but Gatorland asks that the costumes aren’t scary or gory.

The event is included with regular park admission.

Gatorland, which originally opened in 1949 as a roadside attraction, features thousands of alligators and crocodiles, exhibits, a nature walk, a petting zoo and more across its 110-acre park.

For more information, visit gatorland.com.


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