So many Fall Festivals and Halloween Events to choose from in the Tampa Bay area. Here is a great list of events that are both filled with fun and some fright.
Check out our list and come back and we will be adding more as they become available.
Make sure to check out our Tampa Bay Pumpkin Patches Guide while you’re here.
1. Horsepower for Kids Fall Festival Fundraiser
8005 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33635
Cost: $10 per person. Babies under 12 months are free. Parking $1.00
Dates: October 3 ÛÒNovember 5th on Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Come support HorsePower for Kids at their annual Fall Festival Fundraiser for the entire family.åÊ There will be games, pony rides, train rides, lots of animals to see and…read more.
7514 Gardner Rd, Tampa, FL 33625
Cost: Free. Pay for activities separately.
Dates: Every Friday and Saturday night in October. 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Dress up in your Halloween Costume and enjoy lots of fun activities, including haunted/non-haunted hay rides, pony rides, haunted woods, spooky story telling, and many…read more.
3.åÊPioneer Florida Museum Scarecrow Festival
15602 Pioneer Florida Museum,åÊDade City, Florida 33523
Cost: $5, children under 5 are free,åÊPurchase tickets
Date: Saturday, October 10åÊat 9:00 am ÛÒ 4:00 pm
Fun event for the whole family and make your own scarecrow. Pumpkin Patch, train ride, touch-a-truck, bounce houses and more! More info, click here.
4.åÊOur Lady of Lords Fall Festival
750 San Salvador Dr. Dunedin, FL 34698
Date: October 15 – 18, 2015; Thurs 5-9pm; Fri 5-11pm; Sat 11am-11 pm; Sun 12 -5pm
Cost: åÊFree admission and parking, tickets needed for rides.
Festival attendees will be busy at the Lady of Lords campus under the ÛÏbig tentÛ with rides, games, music and lots of fun! Dozens of rides cater to children of all ages with a special…read more.
5.åÊHalloween Bash for School Cash: Spirit NightåÊ
10019 W Hillsborough Ave,åÊTampa, FL 33615
Cost: Free admission & Discounted Attractions
Date: Friday, October 16th from 5-11 p.m.
Bring your classmates, family and friends and show up to represent your school spirit. The most students in attendance per school can earn up to $500.
Stay and Play with fun and discounted attractions including Bumper Cars, Laser Tag, Rock Climbing, Indoor Golf, Mini Bowling, Sky Trail and more!
The Halloween includesåÊFREE Goody bag for first 100 students, Giveaways and more!
6.åÊThe Florida Railroad Museum Pumpkin Patch Express
12210 83rd St East, Parrish, FL 34219
Cost: Children under 1 are FREE and prices range from $14 to $28 for 1 yrs old and up.
Date: October 25th and 26th,åÊDoors open 10:00 a.m.åÊ with different departure times.
All Aboard for the Pumpkin Patch Express! Ride on this popular two hour excursion that that includes a stop at their Pumpkin Patch! Lots of activities will be available and each child will be able to pick out one pumpkin to take home ÛÒ all included with your ticket price!
7.åÊHalloween Happenings at Highlander Park
903 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL
Cost: åÊ$5 Parking , $5 Haunted Hayride, $5 Boo in the Zoo andåÊ$10 Wristbands (include games, crafts, bounce house & Boo in the Zoo)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 24th, 5:30- 9:30 pm.
Take a ride on the Haunted Hayride and explore Boo in the Zoo. There’s even åÊcostume contests, crafts & games, bounce house and concessions on site.
8.åÊLargo Central Park’s Halloween Spooktacular
101 Central Park Dr., Largo FL 33771
Cost:åÊ Free admission. Wristbands and tickets can be purchased separately. åÊParking $5 (limited on site). åÊOff-site parking/shuttle free.
Date: Saturday, October 24, 12-5pm
Trick or Treat trail, games, petting zoo, pumpkin patch and lots more.
11901 146th St. N. Largo FL 33774
Cost: åÊ$5 per person, reservations required call 727-518-3047
Date: Friday, Oct. 30th; åÊ6-8 p.m.
Stroll along their haunted trail in your costume in search of bats, owls, ghosts, and ghouls! Have fun with the crafts, games, and scary stories by the campfire. This event fills fast, reserve your spot today!
10.åÊFall-O-Ween Fun Fair
1501 Trotter Avenue,åÊLargo, 33770
Cost: Ticket prices vary, click here to purchase.
The Fall-O-Ween Fun Fair includes fun carnival games, amusement rides, flea market, silent auction, corn hole tournament, haunted house and more!
11.åÊLowry Park Zoo’s Fright-Free Zoo Boo KIDS
Cost: Included in the price of admission or membership
Dates:åÊ Runs from 1-7 p.m.åÊOctober 10-11, 17-18, 23-26, 30-31 and Nov 1st.
This fright-free Halloween experience is designed for kids 11 and under. Zoo Boo KIDS includes tons of ÛÏfright-freeÛ activities,åÊ trick-or-treating, and many more fun things to do with the kids this Halloween season.
701 Channelside Dr.,åÊTampa, FL 33602
Cost: Adults: $23.95
Kids (11 yrs and under) in costume: $10
Aquarium Members are free.
Date: October 24 & 25,åÊ1 ÛÒ 5åÊpm
Kids can come dressed in costume and trick-or-treat at The Florida Aquarium’s Guppyween! Enjoy a safe and family-friendly setting, live entertainment and more than 20,000 animals to see.
13.åÊBrick-or-Treat Halloween at LEGOLAND FloridaåÊ
1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, 33884
Cost: Regular Admission prices/Included in membership
Dates:åÊOctober 3-4,åÊ10-11 ,åÊ17-18,åÊ23-25 andåÊ30-31.
This Halloween event is built for kids! This spooky event takes place weekends in October, and features trick-or-treating along the brick or treat trail, super brick build activities, the largest LEGO Jack-O-Lantern in the world, Halloween entertainment and an all-kids costume contest with brick-tastic prizes!
14.åÊHowl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens
10165 N. McKinley Rd., Tampa, FL 33612
Cost: Regular admission prices/Included in membership
Date: Select nights Sept. 25th- Nov. 1st.
Visit Busch Gardens Tampa for some scary haunted houses and terror at every turn. Not suitable for young children. No costumes allowed.åÊ
27839 Saint Joe Rd., Dade City FL 33525
Cost: Varies daily. $34.95 and up
Dates: Sept. 25th- Nov 1st. åÊ
FloridaÛªs newest horror park includes six horror attractions all for one price.
16.åÊShallow Grave Haunted House
åÊ701 42nd St. Winter Haven, FL 33881
Cost: Varies. $15-$40
Dates: Weekends in October. åÊNight tours begin at 7:30pm, Lights-on tours Sat. 3-5pm
Two spine tingling haunts putting you in the midst of unimaginable terror. åÊ
17.åÊCobb Theatres Family Friendly Fun Halloween
6333 Wesley Grove Blvd, Wesley Chapel, 33544
Date: Saturday, Oct. 31st from 3-6 p.m.
Come enjoy a free trick-or-treating event at the Cobb Theatres in Wesley Chapel. All fun and games at this family-friendly Halloween event. Find out more.åÊ
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