Are you ready to have a fun weekend with the family? Every week the Tampa Bay area offers so many amazing and FUN things to do with the kids. There is so many to choose from, so we’ve chosen our top family-friendly picks so you can maximize the fun factor this weekend.

Check out our top picks for family-friendly things to do every weekend in 2019!


Our Top Family-Friendly Things to do this Weekend in Tampa

See the entire weekend events on our Family-Friendly Events Calendar. 


WEEK OF Oct 4-6th

First Friday at Henry B. Plant Museum

October 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Meet us at the Minarets for First Friday on the first Friday of each month (January – November). The Museum will be open with free admission from 5 – 7 pm. Visitors can explore the nation’s only […]

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Haunted Hayrides at In the Breeze Ranch

October 4 @ 5:00 pm

Annual Haunted Horse-A-Ween at the non profit In the Breeze Horse Ranch! HAUNTED Hayrides, Non-Haunted Hayrides, Pony Rides, Bonfire for roasting Marshmallows and Hotdogs, Horseback Riding and much more! Open Every Friday  […]

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Movie at Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park for “Edward ScissorHands”

October 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We will be showing “Edward Scissorhands” at our “Movie in the Park” event on Friday, October 4, 2019 starting at 7:00 PM. This is a perfect chance to relax and enjoy a safe and special night under the stars with your family for free! Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit […]

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Dunedin Films in the Park

October 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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Films in the Park Every Friday in October Pioneer Park, Downtown Dunedin Free to attend; Movies begin at dark Grab your blanket and picnic basket and head downtown for a relaxing evening watching a movie under the night sky. Free to attend. Concessions will be available. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Sponsored by PurePoint […]

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Pumpkin Patch at Seal Swim School

October 5 @ 8:00 am – October 31 @ 8:00 pm

The Pumpkin Patch at Seal Swim School will open on October 5th – 31st in both our Lutz and South Tampa locations! Be sure to come by early so you can find your perfect pumpkin — whether it’s big or small, shiny or dull, round or square — you are sure to find it here! […]

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HarvestMoon Fun Farm 5 Acre Corn Maze

October 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Opening Saturday’s and Sunday’s October 5th-November 10th at HarvestMoon Fun Farm. With a 5 acre Lighting Maze, in which you can play our new FSI game while exploring your way through the maze, which guests have to find the farmer. The little ones can read the story of Spookley the Square pumpkin. While you are […]

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Creatures of the Night – ZooTampa at Lowry Park

October 5 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Creatures of the Night returns to ZooTampa at Lowry Park as a BIGGER and BETTER event for ghouls and goblins of all ages! Come Explore: NEW! Twisted Tale Trail: The tale is familiar and known to all; three little pigs, a wolf and a girl in a hood frolicking in the woods. What happens when two tales […]

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Sweetfields Farm Weekend- Corn Maze, Pumpkins and Fall Season

October 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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$5 – $9.50

Get your Fall season started with a Fall-tastic visit to Sweetfields farm. The Corn Maze, Pumpkins, Hayrides, Fresh Pressed Apple Cider… need I say more.Bring on the Fall season fun! See Y’all Soon! Here are some of the fun farm activities that are included in your admission cost. The Corn Maze, The Mini Maze,The Hay […]

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11:00 AM

Sesame Street® Safari of Fun Kids’ Halloween Theme Weekends

October 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

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Included in Admission

Celebrate Halloween with Elmo, Abby, Grover and all your favorite Sesame Street® friends every Saturday and Sunday in October during Sesame Street® Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends. Show off your family costumes during each themed weekend while you trick-or-treat, enjoy exclusive crafts, explore through a hay bale maze and play fall-inspired activities and games in […]

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12th Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser

October 6 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Horsepower For Kids8005 Race Track Road
Tampa, FL 33635 United States 
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Come and HorsePower 4 Kids us for their annual fall festival, every weekend in October. The admission includes pony rides, hayrides, train rides, petting zoo, bonfire and much more. There will be a pumpkin patch where you can purchase pumpkins!!     Cost:$12 for Kids and Adults. Children under 12 months are admitted for free. […]

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See the entire weekend events on our Family-Friendly Events Calendar. 


Ongoing Family-Friendly Deals (October)

Amazing Fall Deal through We have used them for years now and they have some amazing and new programs. Do check out the free trial.




Costco Membership Deal for New Members

Costco Membership Deal for New Members

Buying in bulk can make a world of a difference. Now that the holidays are coming up, this a perfect time to get a membership at Costco for your bulk shopping needs. Whether you’re looking for chips, 10bs of chicken, or toilet paper you’ll find a variety of bulk items…

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Our Tampa Bay Parent Resource Articles

25 Fall Bucket List Ideas for Tampa Bay Families

Top Picks for Fall Family Fun With fall upon us in Tampa Bay Area, there is no better time to get out and enjoy a little family fun! To start your fall bucket list for Tampa Bay family fun in 2019, we suggest our 25 ideas that will be sure to please.

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Plan your next trip today! Day trips are the perfect way to have an adventure without going too far from home. And in the Tampa area, there are lots of day trips that will keep you and your family busy at anytime of the year. You might even want to visit some of them twice. See our Day Trip guide by local cities!



Cool off at some fun Splash Parks around Tampa Bay! Not wanting to go for the pool or the beach? Then a fun splash park is a great alternative to cooling down this weekend. Check out our amazing Splash Park page to find one closest to you.

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