Spooky Houses, Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals Galore!
The beautiful weather is finally here, and Halloween is just around the corner.
One of my favorite things to do this time of year is to go to local Halloween and Fall related events! The Fall weather, and the variety of unique local experiences that go with it, makes it the PERFECT time to be outside enjoying this beautiful weather with your family.
Whether you are looking for a Spooky Haunted House to visit, a local Pumpkin Patch to enjoy or some fun corn mazes, we have put together this list of fun, festive events for you to enjoy.
Photos courtesy of: Sweetfield Farms, Fox Squirrel Corn Maze, Florida Railraod Museum, Harvestmoon Farm
1. Boo Bash at Bright House Field
601 N. Old Coachman Rd Clearwater, FL 33767
All treats and no tricks at the ball field! Head to Bright House Field in Clearwater for a free Halloween celebration featuring interactive areas for kids, including games, hay rides, a costume parade on the field, and plenty of candy for everyone. The spooky fun happens from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
October 31, 2017 - The spooky fun happens from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
2. Fall Festival
Countryside Christian Preschool
1850 N McMullen Booth Rd Clearwater
Food, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Vendors, Raffles, Fire Trucks, Games, Train Rides and more..
Cost: $5.00 pre-bought $7 at the door
When: Oct 20th from 12-6:30pm
3. Safety Harbor Trick or Treat - Main St. Safety Harbor, FL 34695
Put your best costume on and come to Safety Harbor's Main Street to Trick-or-Treat in a safe family atmosphere. City Hall, Fire Station 52 and Main Street businesses will be handing out treats. The free event takes place from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Free Event - October 31, 2017 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
4. Heritage UMC Pumpkin Patch
2680 Landmark Drive, Clearwater, FL 33761
Pumpkins for sale in the shop, farm stand or pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field.
Family photo backdrop. Bring the kids and the cameras!
5. Pumpkin Fun Run 5K & Family Mile Walk
When: Saturday, Oct 21
Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Kids
Freedom Lake Park 46th Street N. Pinellas Park
6. Kirk of Dunedin Pumpkin Patch
2686 Bayshore Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34689
Pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, concessions / refreshment stand
Payment: Cash, Check,Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
7. Palm Harbor Fall Food Festival
A fleet of food trucks roll in adding fall themed dishes to their menus for this festival with live entertainment, carnival games, bounce houses, craft tables and family activities.
Price:Free (food/drink additional).
When: October 14th 11:00am
Palm Harbor United Methodist Chruch- 1551 Belcher Road Palm Harbor 34683
8. Fall Festival at Heritage
When: October 15th 10:30-2pm
Free Food, Face Painting, Corn Hole, Inflatables, Fun game and activities, Giveaways and much more...
9. Trunk or Treat Halloween Bash
400 S Walton Ave, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689
Saturday, October 21 at 11 AM - 2 PM
10. Upper Tampa Bay Oktoberfest
Oct. 20, 2017 – Oct. 22, 2017
Join the three day party with German food, drinks, music, and dancing, plus competitions for Stein Holding, Log Sawing, Keg Tossing, and Barrel Rolling. The festivities kick off on Friday from 5-11 p.m., continue Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and wrap up on Sunday noon to 6 p.m.
Admission is $5; military and kids 12 and under are free.
11. Horsepower for Kids
8005 Race Track Rd Tampa, FL 33635
Pumpkin patch, cow train / barrel train rides, straw or hay bale maze, corn cannon, horse-drawn hay rides, wagon rides, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food), pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals.
Phone: 813-855-8992 Payment: Cash only.
Saturday and Sunday 11AM - 5PM $12 for Adult and Children
12. Fox Squirrel Corn Maze
3002 Charlie Taylor Rd Plant City, FL 33565
Corn maze, pumpkin patch (already gathered from the field) Fall festival, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, concessions/ refreshment stand. Hayride ends at dusk. See website for current hours. No ATM's on site.
18 and Older: $11
3 to 17: $10
2 and Under Free
WEEKENDS ONLY | October 7-29, 2017 10-5pm
13. Bucs Squad Pumpkin Patch
Saturday Oct 21st- One Buccaneer Place 3-6pm
Cost: $10.00 14 & Under. Free for parents/guardians
Space is limited! Register today: https://www.buccaneers.com/BucsSquad/PumpkinPatch/index.html
14. Tampa Riverwalk Trick or Treat
600 Ashley Dr Tampa FL 33602
Sat October 28th 4-7pm along the Tampa Riverwalk
15. Pumpkin Patch-
Humane Society Of Tampa Bay-Tampa 813-876-4150
3607 N. Armenia Avenue Tampa
Now until Tuesday, Oct 31
Hours are Sat-Mon: 10am-5pm & Tues-Fri: 12-7pm
Pumpkins will range in price from $2-$20. Proceeds will benefit the homeless pets
16. Creatures of the night at Lowry Park Zoo
1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604
This new Halloween event will offer a wide-range of activities for all. From youngsters to teens and adults, find eerie adventures for the whole family. Wander into scare zones or encounter animals at night. Party the night away at a ghoulish dance party. No horror or gore, just scares and startles for one & all.
Sat & Sun Oct21- Oct 28
About 20 acres of fun for all ages! This includes a pumpkin patch and our 8 acre crop maze, Bounce Pillow, Farm Animals, Feed the Cows, Swings, See-Saw, Horseshoes, Duck Races, Pumpkin Patch, Pumpkin Carving Station, Cornhole, Corn Barn, Hayride, Air Cannons...
Little Farmer Land (for small children)-Mini Maze, Tractor Train, See-Saw, Swings, Tumbleweeds
Youth: 4 to 15 years old — $9
Children: 3 years and Under — FREE
For Active/Retired Military, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS (I.D. Required)
18. Scream Acres-Jay B Starkey Wilderness Park
10500 Wilderness Park Blvd, New Port Richey
Fri & Sat- Oct 20 & 21 and Oct 27- 28 6pm-10pm
Cost: $1.00 Recommended for ages 16 & older
Carnival style area for Children 12 & Under- $5.00
Parking of cars will end at 9pm or when full.
19. Halloween Spooktacular
J Ben. Harrill Recreation Complex-2830 Gulf Trace Blvd, Holiday
Sat Oct 28th from 6-8:30pm
Games, Candy, Music and Inflatables! Bring bucket or bag for candy and children can wear costumes if they would like
Cost: $1.00 per person
20. Harvestmoon Farm
15990 Stur St, Masaryktown, FL 34604
Pumpkin patch (already gathered from the field) cow train / barreltrain rides, corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, concessions /refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, pony rides, and games.
Sept 30th- Nov 11 on Saturday & Sundays:10AM-5PM
21. Flashlight Maze at Harvestmoon
15990 Stur St Masaryktown (Brooksville)
Try to find your way through the 5 acre corn Maze in the dark! Dont forget to bring your flashlights.
Cost: $10 per person 3 & up, 2 & under are free.
Saturday 7pm Oct 14, 21 & 28th
22. Sweetfields Farm
17250 Benes Roush Rd, Masaryktown, FL 34604
Follows organic methods, pumpkin patch, hay rides, harvest festival, corn maze, hay bale maze, child-sized maze, picked pumpkins/produce for sale, free parking, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, face painting. Everything is grown with organic methods.
When: Sept 30-Oct 1st Saturday and Sunday 10-5pm
27839A Saint Joe Rd Dade City, FL 33525
Select nights Now through Nov. 2
The new park features six haunted attractions with a Monster Midway spread over 60 acres of forest. The park's attractions use Hollywood special effects and exclusive interactive element.
(813) 452-5412 On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Screamageddon/
24. Pumpkin Patch Express
When: October 21, 28, 29 in Parrish
All Aboard! The express trains to the Pumpkin Patch will be departing this October. Enjoy a two hour excursion including a stop at our Pumpkin Patch! Lots of activities will be available and each child will be able to pick out one pumpkin to take home - all included with your ticket price!
10am 1pm 4pm times and Cost varies from $14.50-$32.50
Photos Courtesy of: Florida Railroad Museum
*Some events are weather permitting. Verify all events with the Farms, Patches etc to ensure there is no cancelations, change in time, date or prices.