Hang out at these haunts
Lowry Park Zoo's family-friendly Halloween event with haunted houses and trails for older zoo-goers, costumed characters, boo houses and seasonal lights for little ones. Also unlimited zoo rides in the dark. $12 ages 3 and older. Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. (813) 935-8552. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday.
St. Petersburg: Costumed guides take you on a candlelight walking tour of downtown that includes tales of wandering spirits, haunted mansions, phantom lovers and curses. $15, $10 ages 4-12. Hooker Tea Company, 300 Beach Dr. NE, Suite 124, St. Petersburg. (727) 894-4678. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday.
Tampa: A walking tour to discover the haunted past of the city. $15, $10 ages 4-12. Fresh Cafe, 507 N Franklin St., Tampa. (727) 398-5200. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday.
Haunted Angelus House
Situated on 25-acres of land, the PG-13 rated, handicapped accessible house features a pirate haunt with realistic hangings, hayrides and 1-mile haunted trail. $12 main haunt, $8 pirate haunt, $8 haunted hayride, $23 all three, $30 one night unlimited adult, $12 one night ages 5-10, 4 and younger free. The Angelus, 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson. (727) 364-2868. 6:30 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 6:30-10 p.m. Sunday.
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Dress up your little boos to collect candy around the Magic Kingdom. There's also the Boo-to-You parade with an appearance by the Headless Horseman and the Happy HalloWishes fireworks show. This year adds the Monstrous Screem-O-Ween Dance Party lead by Mike and Sulley of Monsters Inc. and special appearances by Jack Skellington and Sally of The Nightmare Before Christmas. $54-$73. Walt Disney World, 1515 N Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista. (407) 934-7639. 7 p.m. Friday and Sunday.
Take a walk through the spooky side of Fantasy of Flight. This creepy tour unravels eerie stories of aviation lore including mysteries from the famous Lost Squadron and Lindbergh's phantom companions. Included with admission to Fantasy of Flight: $28.95, $26.95 seniors, $14.95 ages 6-15, ages 5 and younger free. 1400 Broadway Blvd. SE, Polk City. (863) 984-3500. 1 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday.