Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Florida 34746 USA
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Goblins and Giggles Getaway Weekends at Gaylord Palms

Note: The content contained on this page was for the 2020 Fall Season through Halloween.  Sign-up to get email updates and details on Fall 2021 announcements!

Safe fall fun is closer than you think! Our family-friendly Halloween activities and all-ages entertainment offer the same fall fun with peace of mind. Our event has been purposely redesigned to respect social distancing and an enhanced Commitment to Clean program with activities including a ghost experience, jack-o-lantern walk, trick-or-treating, scavenger hunts, animal encounters and more!

Wicked Awesome Pool Fun

Hang out poolside with our Halloween host with the most, Jack O Lantern, for some ghoulish fun in the sun.

Times: Saturdays and Sundays | 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Cypress Springs Water Park

Castillo de San Marcos ALIVE! Ghost Experience

Wander through the eerie Castillo de San Marcos Fort where live storytellers recount real-life ghost stories for all who are brave enough to listen. Built to protect the city against foreign invasion, this fortress has endured many battles and holds many mysteries. Explore its stone walls, and encounter the spirits who remain trapped within. Includes an imaginative walkthrough experience transporting visitors of all ages through a world of Halloween Jack-o-Lantern fun.

Times: Fridays and Saturdays | 5pm-9pm
Location: Castillo de San Marcos Fort, St. Augustine Atrium
Price: $14.99 plus tax, per person


Wildlife Rescue Adventure Experience presented by bubly

Our iconic, spacious atriums are transformed into an exciting safari for families to discover and learn about endangered animals within the comfort of your own family and on your own time. This virtual reality experience guides guests throughout the 4.5-acre atrium to track down endangered species and help ensure that they are monitored for their protection. The virtual adventure highlights indigenous animals from Florida and, with the magic of augmented reality, brings them to life before your eyes!

Times: Daily | At Your Leisure
Location: Download the app at

Trick or Treat Expedition

Explore the lush gardens and winding waterways of our 4.5-acre glass-enclosed atrium as you trick-or-treat for scrumptious sweets!

Times: Saturdays | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Resort-wide for overnight guests

Adventure Kids: A Spooky Celebration

Join Seth the Sea Turtle, Ava the Alligator and everyone's favorite Adventure Kid Sophie as they explore Florida's creepier flora and fauna.

Times: Saturdays | 2pm, 3pm and 4pm
Location: Emerald Bay Plaza

Bedtime Stories with Morgana & Monster Mash Bash with Vlad

From the comfort of your guest room, gather as a family to enjoy two interactive Halloween videos:
- Morgana, the treat-making witch from Spooksville, tells one of her favorite bedtime tales: Grimm, the Good-Hearted Goblin.
- Meet Vlad the Vampire and his best friend Morgana, the treat-making witch from Spooksville, as they teach you the official dance of Spooksville: The Monster Mash!

Times: Daily | 6pm-10pm

Location: Channel 51 on your in-room TV

Phantom of the Atrium Light Display

The Phantom of the Atrium has been hiding in the rafters for decades composing his newest masterpiece, filled with mystery, mischief and of course… magic. On this dark, candlelit night his newest symphony is making its debut performance. Experience The Phantom’s haunting masterpiece of music and light in the sky.

Times: Daily | 9pm

Location: St Augustine Atrium

Moonlight Movie

Join us for spooky Halloween movies beneath the stars.

Spookley the Square Pumpkin: Fridays and Saturdays | 5pm
Hocus Pocus: Saturdays | 7pm

Location: Cypress Springs Water Park

Halloween Hide & Seek featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin

In the best-selling children's book, Spookley proves that being different can save the day! Spookley found eight spooktacular hiding spots for his game of Halloween Hide and Seek. Solve the puzzles and use the clues to find all of them and win a prize!

Times: Daily | At Your Leisure

Location: Clue Booklets can be purchased at the Pool Towel Hut.

Price: One booklet is included for overnight guests who book the Goblins & Giggles Getaway Weekends package. Clue Booklets can also be purchased at the Pool Towel Hut for 9.99*.


This haunted hideaway straight out of the prohibition era features spine-chilling craft cocktails and a spooky collection of living, ghostly artwork procured by owner's past. Keep an eye out for the Ghost Brothers – they’re watching you.

* This haunt is PG-13 due to graphic spooky activations inside*
Discover this haunted hideaway, featuring spine-chilling craft cocktails and a spooky collection of terrifying, ghostly artwork procured by owner's past. Keep an eye out for the Ghost Brothers – they’re watching you.

Times: Fridays and Saturdays | 5pm-9pm

Location: Castillo de San Marcos Fort, St. Augustine Atrium

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Meet & Greet

Show off your Halloween costume, and take your photo with Spookley the Square Pumpkin.

Times: Saturdays | 5:30pm, 6:30pm and 7:30pm

Location: Emerald Bay Plaza

Spooky Animal Encounters

Are you afraid of snakes? Vultures? Conquer your fears with a spooky animal encounter designed to debunk common myths surrounding some of the world's most misunderstood animals. Discover why humans fear them and how beneficial they really are to our planet.

Time: Saturdays | 5pm – 6pm

Location: Concierge Patio

Interactive Trivia

Test your knowledge with family-friendly interactive trivia for the chance to win prizes!

Times: Daily during Wreckers Sports Bar operating hours

Location: Wreckers Sports Bar

Sunrise Yoga

Start the morning off right with a relaxing yoga class.

Times: Wednesday-Sunday, 8am-9am and 10am-11am

Location: Coquina Lawn; Sign up at the Front Desk

*Plus applicable taxes and fees, pricing subject to change.
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