Arboretum Spooktacular

Friday, October 19, 2018 6 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Welcome brave campers to the UCF Arboretum Spooktacular! We at the UCF Arboretum are dying for you to join us at the Arboretum Park for a spooky night of outdoor frights. 

Venture through our terror trail (Friday night ONLY), if you dare. Trail opens at 6:30 PM and closes at 9:30 PM.

We will be screening the horror filled movie “Cabin in the Woods”. Movie begins at 9:30 PM.

There will be Domino's Pizza on site beginning at 7:00 PM while it lasts. 

Come dressed as your favorite mythical, undead, slightly dead, completely dead, magical creature or favorite character, and enter our costume contest. Costume contest will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Pictures will be taken of contestants and posted on Facebook for voting, polls will close on Friday, October 26 at 11:59 PM. Winners will be announced Wednesday, October 31 via Facebook. Prizes below:

First Place: A $20.00 Lazy Moon gift card and Arboretum T-Shirt.

Second Place: A 15.00 Chipotle gift card and Arboretum Water Bottle.

Third Place: A $10.00 Chick-fil-A gift card and Arboretum Water Bottle.

For those of you brave enough you may spend the dead night at our Arboretum park camp out. There will be a camping ground for you to join other brave souls and pitch your very own tent. For those that do not own a tent, and still wish to camp; our friends at UCF Outdoor Adventures will be renting tents for a fee, be sure to contact them before the event.

Campers wishing to camp must pre-register by emailing the number of tents, number of people per tent that will be at the event along with their emergency contact info to Pre-registration starts on September 28th, and ends on Wednesday, October 17th. 

On the day of the event campers MUST check in from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Campers must check in before 7:00 PM in order to pitch a tent. Campers arriving after 7:00 PM will not be allowed to pitch a tent, but can participate in other activities. 

Surviving campers check out at 9:00 AM the following morning.

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