Gators, Ghosts, and Goblins take over Gatorland in October

The “Alligator Captial of the World” becomes the “family friendly fright done right” capital as Gators, Ghosts, and Goblins Halloween event returns to Gatorland on select dates in October, 2022.

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Photos courtesy of Gatorland

Among the special attractions during the annual family-friendly event are:

Swamp Ghost’s Monster Museum – Learn about the origins of infamous monsters from around the world, and how to hunt them.

Skunk Ape’s Cryptid Kingdom – Find out what makes creatures such as Nessie, Jersey Devil, Chupacabra, and Moth Man legendary.

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Bubba and Swamp Ape

Invasion of the Bubba Snatchers – Enter this haunted zone to see if Bubba, one of Gatorland’s wildest employees, can save the world from alien invasion.

Frank & Stein’s Ooky Kooky Octoberfest – Celebrate the fall season with live music by Gatorland’s undead polka band, Polkageist.

Children’s Halloween Costume Parade – Kids who join in the fun will receive treat bags.

Take note, guests are welcome to wear costumes, but nothing that could be considered scary or gory during this kid-friendly event.

Gators, Ghosts, and Goblins also includes several themed areas, meet and greets with characters and some of the park’s animals, shows, vendors, games, candy, and more.

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“We just love Halloween time at Gatorland and putting on this frightfully fun event for all our guests,” said Mark McHugh, president, and CEO of Gatorland.  “It’s our fourth year of everything spooky and kooky at Gators, Ghosts, and Goblins.  See you there!”

Guests can enjoy the daytime event during park hours on October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30, and it’s included with park admission.

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Gatorland's Third Annual Gators, Ghosts and Goblins Halloween Event Kicks Off

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