Kissimmee Fall Preview 2023

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As the sweltering days of summer gradually give way to the crisp embrace of autumn, Kissimmee transforms into a haven of enchanting fall activities. Nestled in the heart of Florida, this vibrant city welcomes the change in seasons with open arms, offering a captivating tapestry of experiences that celebrate the beauty of autumn.

Kissimmee Fall Events and Attractions

Brightline Trains Orlando Station Opening Sept. 22
The highly anticipated opening of Brightline’s Orlando station is set to revolutionize transportation in the region, connecting major cities in South Florida, including Miami. The seamless connectivity will not only reduce travel times but also contribute to a more sustainable and eco-friendly mode of transportation, enhancing the overall experience for travelers and positively impacting the region’s economic growth through increased tourism and business opportunities.

The Historical Museum of Osceola County Celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Influence with a New Permanent Exhibit: ¡Hola History!
Through this groundbreaking exhibit, visitors will embark on a captivating journey, tracing the footsteps of Hispanic and Latinx contributions that have significantly shaped the cultural tapestry of Osceola County. From the early settlers to contemporary times, the exhibit vividly showcases the stories, achievements, and indelible impact of the Hispanic and Latinx communities on the region’s growth and identity.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, Aug. 11 – Nov. 1
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park brews up eerie-sistible delights from entertaining parades and exclusive character photo opportunities to scary-good treats. New for 2023, partygoers can see Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, and Clarabelle Cow dressed as the Sanderson Sisters from Disney’s “Hocus Pocus” in Mickey’s “Boo-To-You” Halloween Parade.

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights, Sept. 1 – Nov. 4
Fan favorite Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort announces additional all-new terrifying haunted houses, including “The Exorcist: Believer,” inspired by the new Universal Pictures film from Blumhouse and Morgan Creek Entertainment, “Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count,” based on the popular USA & SYFY series, and “Universal Monsters: Unmasked,” inspired by Universal’s legacy of iconic cinematic monsters. For the first time ever, guests can come face-to-face with the villainous Death Eaters at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

SeaWorld Orlando Spooktacular, Sept. 16 – Oct. 31
SeaWorld’s Spooktacular is back with fun surprises, candy, costumes and more! Kids love trick-or-treating (with the purchase of a reusable bag) during this daytime event as they explore our decorated trail and meet colorful characters. If you are ready to take the plunge under the surface, partake in SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream, returning with all new horror-filled houses (five total) and seven scare zones.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Brick-or-Treat, Sept. 16 – Oct. 29
This signature Halloween event is better than ever! Brick-or-Treat will bewitch LEGOLAND® Florida Resort with an all-new fireworks show, new experiences, tons of candy, spooktacular limited-time food offerings, and never-before-seen exclusive LEGO® characters!

Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises at Pirates Dinner Adventures, Sept. 19 – Oct. 31
As the Blood Moon casts an eerie glow over the high seas, the notorious Captain Sebastian the Black and his pirate crew of vampires are in search of the Sulzana’s Eye, a cursed necklace that will allow them to live in the daylight. And only you can stop them before the necklace falls into the wrong hands! Embark on a spooktacular journey filled with aerial artistry, swordplay, death-defying stunts and dynamic duels.

Teatro Martini’s Halloween Revue, Sept. 29 – Oct. 31
For adults looking for a thrilling night out, Teatro Martini is calling. The Vegas-inspired show is hosting its annual Halloween Revue from Sept. 29 to Oct. 31. Teatro Martini showcases some of the world’s top performers in an exciting and interactive dinner show – featuring lyrical pole dancers, comedians, magicians and jugglers.

Gators, Ghost and Goblins at Gatorland, Oct. 14-29
Gatorland is bringing back its popular Gators, Ghosts and Goblins Halloween event for a fifth year in a row of family fun and fright done right! “Swamp Ghost’s Monster Museum” returns with an all-new exhibit. Encounter specters, goblins and more as you learn about the origins of everyone’s favorite haunted holiday.

Osceola Magic, NBA G-League, Begins Inaugural Season at Osceola Heritage Park, Nov. 10
The Lakeland Magic have found a new home at the Osceola Heritage Park. The newly rebranded Osceola Magic will open their inaugural season on Friday, Nov. 10 in Mexico City against the Capitanes. The Magic will host their first home opener presented by AdventHealth at Osceola Heritage Park on Thursday, Nov. 16 vs. the Texas Legends, NBA G League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.

Orlando Magic Open 2023-24 Season at Home, Oct. 17
The Orlando Magic will open the season with a home doubleheader against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, October 19 (7 p.m. ET start) and the Flamengo from Brazil on Friday, October 20 (7 p.m. ET). The Magic’s complete schedule is available through their official website, OrlandoMagic.com.

Country Thunder Florida at Osceola Heritage Park, Oct. 20-22
Country Thunder Florida is bringing some big names in country music to Kissimmee. Headliners include Cody Johnson, Hardy, Keith Urban and country greats like Tracey Byrd, Lonestar, Kip Moore and so many more.

Oktoberfest at Celebration Town Center, Oct. 20-21
Celebration Town Center transforms before your very eyes as the falling leaves of the season drop on Market Street in the Fall Festival known as Oktoberfest.  Enjoy the Lakeside Promenade, hop on a hayride, dance and sing along to live music, or just stroll and enjoy the crisp fall air and unique shopping in town.  And be sure to stop by the Reggiano’s of Celebration tent selling Delicious Italian Food and Cool Drinks.

Boo! on Broadway at Historic Downtown Kissimmee, Oct. 27
Boo! On Broadway is a family-friendly event that is fun for all ages! Boo! brings safe, community trick or treating for all to enjoy along with music, performances and surprises. Brought to you by Mainstreet Kissimmee Boo! On Broadway provides a platform for residents and visitors to celebrate and engage with local businesses and vendors.

Halloween at Old Town, Oct. 31
Grab your little ghoul or goblin for a night of Halloween fun at Old Town. You and your family can celebrate the spookiest of holidays with free trick-or-treating and The Thriller Dancers. Free trick-or-treating is from 5 – 7 p.m. with candy stations throughout Old Town.

Earth Illuminated Now Open at Pointe Orlando
Earth Illuminated invites guests of all ages to re-discover the beauty of creation through unique sights and sounds. The experience features vibrant theatrical lighting and sound design to immerse viewers in over 40 unique scenes from air, land, and sea. They believe that the beauty of the Earth doesn’t exist unless there’s a viewer to see it.

Halloween Escape Room Savings this Spooky Season at Escape Effect
Grab your ghoulfriends for this back-to-back chilling challenge! Extra Hours is The Escape Effect’s overnight escape room experience where you are tested for 4 incredible puzzle-filled hours! Through the spooky season, guests can get a monstrous 31% off, so there’s no better time to enjoy a frightfully fun night with all your friends and family with this amazing deal!

Jack’s Fall Festivities Addition to Jewel Escape Room
Jewel Escape Room is adding some extra fun to all their escape rooms. In addition to solving the room, players will search for pieces of a new fall character, Jack! If participants find all the pieces of Jack, they will be able to get a Jack the Pumpkin sticker and other seasonal stickers as they play more escape rooms.

Kissimmee Resort Offerings

Goblins & Giggles at Gaylord Palms, Sept. 9 – Oct. 29
Guests will enjoy live shows, interactive events, dance and costume parties, character experiences, spooky animal encounters, a themed scavenger hunt and escape room, and plenty of sweet treats. Also featured: two “Fall Into Family Fun” hotel packages with features like free resort credit, premium guest room views, and tickets to popular Goblins & Giggles Weekends events.

Legacy Vacation Resorts Debuts Reimagined Lake Buena Vista Location
Legacy Vacation Resorts (Lake Buena Vista property) unveiled their latest eco-friendly renovation—an endeavor spearheaded by their B-Corp certification. This remarkable renovation introduces exquisite 2-bedroom villas boasting carbon-neutral flooring and carpeting, the elimination of single-use plastics, refillable shampoo, and conditioner bottles, an advanced verdant intelligent thermostat system, high-efficiency windows, and a cutting-edge solar panel array.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Sunsetwalk Opening This Fall
Embassy Suites by Hilton™ presents an exciting new lifestyle in Orlando, a Condo Hotel concept in the heart of paradise. This is a unique opportunity to own a magical combination of Embassy Suites’ award-winning hospitality and Sunset Walk’s non-stop entertainment and amenities, all just minutes away from Orlando’s world-class theme parks and excitement.

Ice Skating Comes to Meliá Orlando Celebration with Glice Eco-Rink  
This coming fall, the hotel will be bringing holiday cheer to Orlando early, with the installment of an Eco-Rink. Starting Oct. 15 to Jan. 3, Meliá Orlando Celebration guests can enjoy the excitement of ice skating without the cold weather. Through a partnership with Glice, the hotel will install a 38’ x 38’ rink next to the main lobby entrance that requires no water, energy, or carbon emissions. A sustainable alternative to traditional ice rinks, Glice Eco-Rink uses synthetic ice panels for year-round family fun.

Kissimmee Food & Beverage Offerings

Learn How to Taste Wine with a Master Sommelier at Wine Bar George at Disney Springs
Enjoy a memorable event with George Miliotes, one of 273 Master Sommeliers in the world, and owner of Wine Bar George at Disney Springs. Guests will learn to taste wine like a professional with a “blind” tasting of six different wines. Hear firsthand from George about his journey through the wine world and what it takes to become a Master Sommelier.

Take a Fall Cookie Decorating Class at Savvy Sweets
Learn to decorate your own cookie, haunted house or pizza cookie! Enjoy time with the kids or an adult-only class with Sips & Sweets. You can also always visit their store in downtown St. Cloud.

Lazy Dog Restaurant Now Open in Kissimmee
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, the casual dining restaurant known for its innovative twists on American dishes served with small mountain town hospitality, opened its doors in Orlando at 8019 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy. The opening marks Lazy Dog Restaurant’s first location in the Orlando metro area. Lazy Dog offers the perfect environment for a quick weeknight dinner, a meandering meal with old friends, or a big night out. It’s open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch with a full bar program that includes unique and approachable specialty cocktails and a wide selection of craft beers.

Vito’s Chop House is Now Offering an Aperitivo Hour Daily
A classic steakhouse with Italian flair, Vito’s Chop House is one of Orlando’s premier restaurants on International Drive. Vito’s has just rolled out a brand-new happy hour and is now offering an Aperitivo Hour daily in the bar from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Featuring Italian-inspired flavors, hand-crafted cocktails and fine wines. Reserve your table now and be among the first to experience their newest culinary creations and top-notch hospitality.

Kissimmee Fall Specials

To find accommodation deals and discounted attraction tickets for Florida residents and beyond, visit https://www.experiencekissimmee.com/deals.

About Experience Kissimmee:
Experience Kissimmee is the official tourism authority for Osceola County, Florida. Located at the heart of Central Florida, Kissimmee is 25 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO), minutes from world-famous theme parks and attractions, and nestled in carefully preserved outdoor spaces so visitors can reconnect with nature. Also known as the Vacation Home Capital of the World®, Kissimmee has sprawling resorts with thousands of options ranging from two-bedroom condominiums to 15-bedroom mansions.


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