From Halloween frights to David Bowie films: Here are 9 things to do this weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. — You won’t have to go far for frightful fun this weekend.


With fall activities in full swing, there are already plenty of Halloween activities to enjoy. However, if you’d rather laugh and dance than run and scream, Central Florida has you covered there, too.

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Here are 9 things to do in Central Florida this weekend:

  • SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream: Following a successful “inaugural fear,” the Halloween event returns to SeaWorld beginning Friday. Click here for our complete guide.
  • 9/11 remembrance events: Multiple events will take place across Central Florida to honor 21 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. There will be 5Ks, runs up staircases and more. Read our complete guide to memorial events and services here.
  • Orlando Pen Show: The pen is indeed mightier. The first-ever Orlando Pen Show lasts through Saturday at The Florida Hotel and Conference Center. Click here for details.

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  • Bowie Week: Enzian in Maitland will kick off David Bowie Week Friday with a screening of “Labyrinth,” “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” “The Hunger,” and “Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence.” It all leads up to the independent theater’s screening of the Bowie documentary “Moonage Daydream” which opens Oct. 23. Click here for more information.
  • Orlando Science Center: Visitors can enjoy the Orlando Science Center for $12 on Sunday only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Halloween Horror Nights: Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights is well underway and continues into its second weekend. Read our full guide here.

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  • Jowell & Randy: The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo take the stage at the Amway Center at 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $35.95 and can be purchased here.
  • D23 Expo live stream: Though it doesn’t take place in Central Florida, it will have a lot to do with it. The D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, will stream portions online, including a panel all about the future of Disney Parks. Click here to stream the event.
  • Amy Schumer: The popular comedienne will make a stop in Orlando Friday as part of her “Whore Tour” at Hard Rock Live Orlando beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are sold out as of now.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.