With a nickname like the Sunshine State, Florida doesn't exactly scream "spooky." But there are tons of hair-raising hubs you can hit with your best witches while you wait for October to arrive. Fill your weekends with creepy keepsakes and cocktails at these scary shops and unique bars in Florida. You'll give a whole new meaning to the Sunday Scaries. 

Fall is just around the corner. Start gearing up for some witchy weekends in the meantime. This gruesome guide will be your go-to when you need a scary fix to tide you over until Halloween. Wait for a full moon to start this spine-tingling adventure. 

If you're down for fright night, try Cocktails & Screams, the SpookEasy Lounge, Monsters Cafe, The Three Broomsticks, Coffee Shop of Horrors, Alchemy & Ashes, Prometheus Esoterica, Borgin & Burkes, and Dysfunctional Grace Art Co. in Florida. 

Throw on your most frightening 'fit and paint the town blood red!

Coffee Shop of Horrors

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Cuisine: Coffee & Dessert 

Address: 17415 Seventh St., Suite A, Montverde, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Inspired by the play Little Shop of Horrors and its blood-thirsty carnivorous plant, this cafe serves up creepy coffee and dessert creations that will make you scream for ice cream. 

Alchemy & Ashes 

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Address: 24836 State Rd. 54, Lutz, FL

Why You Need To Go: Stop by this oddities shop near Tampa and marvel at the endless witchy collectibles. You'll feel mega-magical while you browse these enchanting and intriguing items. 

Borgin and Burkes 

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Address: 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL

Why You Need To Go: If you're drawn to the Dark Arts, head to Borgin and Burkes at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Check out the endless eerie items like Death Eater masks and freaky skulls. 

Monsters Cafe 

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Cuisine: American 

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL

Why You Need To Go: While you're at Universal, stop by Monsters Cafe to fuel up at the park. This scary spot is best enjoyed at night.

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Cocktails & Screams 

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Cuisine: Cocktails  

Address: 39 W. Pine St., Orlando, FL

Why You Need To Go: This Orlando bar is a must if you love unique drinks and all things horror. Order a Hocus Pocus for a color-changing cocktail. These powerful potions will liven up even the deadest party. 

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The Three Broomsticks

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Cuisine: British  

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL

Why You Need To Go: The Wizarding World also has killer restaurants. The Three Broomsticks is perfect for witches and wizards in search of a magical bite to eat. 

Dysfunctional Grace Art Co. 

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Address: 1903 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa, FL 

Why You Need To Go: You won't believe your eyes when you walk into this odd shop in Tampa. You'll be up to your eyeballs in freaky and fascinating keepsakes that are hauntingly beautiful. 

SpookEasy Lounge

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Cuisine: Kava, Tea & Coffee

Address: 1919 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa, FL

Why You Need To Go: Sip on something spooky at this haunted kava bar, like the White Witch or the Morticia. This spot offers a totally unique and unforgettable experience.  

Prometheus Esoterica

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Address: 1740 FL-436, Suite 108, Winter Park, FL

Why You Need To Go: This place is the perfect combination of cute and creepy. Lean into your Halloween aesthetic and visit this gothic shop near Orlando, where you can wander and wonder. 

You'll have a scary good time at these creepy shops in Florida. Knock them off your bucket list as the countdown to fall begins. After all, it's never too early to start celebrating the spooky season.


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