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Spooky Houses, Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals Galore!

Cynthia Fazzini

Meet Cynthia Fazzini - Ranked #2 Team with Re/Max Realtec, #10 for Team Commissions earned in Florida and #28 in the Country with Re/Max for 2021!&nbs...

Meet Cynthia Fazzini - Ranked #2 Team with Re/Max Realtec, #10 for Team Commissions earned in Florida and #28 in the Country with Re/Max for 2021!&nbs...

Feb 8 9 minutes read

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
Phone: 727-733-9305 

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:

14. Tampa Riverwalk Trick or Treat

600  Ashley Dr Tampa FL 33602

Sat October 28th 4-7pm along the Tampa Riverwalk 

Cost: Free

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.

17. Cornfusion

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 

Adults: $10
Youth: 4 to 15 years old — $9
Children: 3 years and Under — FREE

FREE Admission
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

23. Scream-a-Geddon

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:

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.

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