Fall on the Farm
Weekends in October
JW Marriott Orlando, Grand Lakes
Fall on the Farm will feature family-friendly offerings celebrating the season, all taking place at Whisper Creek Farm, an 18,000 sq. ft. farm located on-property at Grande Lakes Orlando. Activities include a hayride, pumpkin picking, pumpkin carving, painting workshops, arts and crafts, corn hole, maze, family games and a farmers market. The Master Falconer will visit between 12–12:30 p.m., so guests will have an opportunity to see a falcon and learn about falconry school.
September 30-October 30
Dezerland Action Park Orlando
This family-friendly event running from September 30 to October 30 (every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) will feature traditional German dishes, seasonal brews of Samuel Adams’, and one of the world’s largest Volkswagen collections on display. Dezerland’s 850,000 plus square foot space offers excitement and fun at every turn. Make sure you don’t miss out on their fall celebration!
Now through November 13
Southern Hill Farms
What fall adventure would be complete without mouth-watering apple cider doughnuts, jolly Jumbo Jack carving pumpkins, corn maze fun, live music and s’mores around the fire pits? Admission tickets must be purchased online in advance; admission payments will NOT be accepted at the farm.
Scott’s Maze Adventures
Long and Scott Farms, Mount Dora
October 1–December 11, Saturdays 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sundays 12–5 p.m.
This year’s theme is the Pirates of the Corn Maze! Get lost in this 7-acre corn maze or the half-acre mini maze while learning about pirates throughout history. In addition, enjoy the fall festival, farm tours, pumpkin patch, giant playground and the brand-new game in the tree maze.
Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Visit the farm for some family fun this Fall. Their iconic Big Orange will be transformed into a big ol’ Jack-o-Lantern. A perfect photo opportunity for a unique, Central Florida picture. There will be multiple weekends for this Fall Festivals.
Pumpkin Patch & Ponies Festival
October 8–31, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Painted Oaks Academy
Here’s some good old-fashioned outside fun for the whole family! On weekends, families can enjoy music, vendors, a petting zoo, food and pony rides.
Autumn Art Festival
October 8 & 9, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Central Park, Winter Park
The only juried fine art festival exclusively featuring Florida artists.
8th Annual Crooked Can Oktoberfest
October 14 – 16
Plant Street Market, Winter Garden
Live music, family-friendly activities, German-inspired dishes, and plenty of beer, including special brews on tap from Crooked Can Brewery.
37th Annual Fall Festival
October 15 & 16, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Lukas Nursery & Butterfly Encounter
This weekend of family fun activities will include the BEST tractor-pulled hayrides in town, a picture-perfect pumpkin patch, horse & pony rides, pumpkin painting, bounce houses, face painting, food trucks and more. Tickets and wristbands for activities will be available for purchase the day of the event.
Fall Family Festival
Kit Land Nelson Park
The annual Apopka festival includes carnival rides, live music, food, vendors and more.
Fall Family Festival
Saturday, October 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
XL Soccer World, Lake Nona
Fun for all the Family and opportunities to explore local business and support the community! Activities include raffles, bounce houses, costume contests, opportunities to explore all the best local businesses around and much more. With a variety of food vendors and a local brewery or two, there will be no shortage of options to choose from. There will also be free soccer clinics from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and there is limited space available so go to xlnona.com to register and claim your spot today!
Hometown Harvest: A Fall Festival
Saturday, October 29, 4:30–8:30 p.m.
Central Winds Park, Winter Springs
Celebrate fall at the 16th Annual Halloween Harvest! From free hayrides to live musical performances, this event hosts a large collection of fun activities. Various vendors will be available with food, drink and other goods. Kids can also enjoy the Hay Play area and pumpkin painting!
Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch
Sunday, October 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Santa’s Farm, Eustis
This pumpkin patch has plenty of photo spots, a petting zoo, hayrides, the Jolly Acres play area, a bar & grill, pony rides and much more. Purchasing tickets online in advance of your visit guarantees that you can visit on your chosen date and time and saves you money.