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Tampa Bay's 2015 Family Fall Festivals, Fairs & Halloween Events

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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.

2.åÊHaunted Horse-A-Ween

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 tent‰Û 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.

Halloween Bash Flyer Vendors4

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.

Dates:åÊOctober 22-25th


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-free‰Û activities,åÊ trick-or-treating, and many more fun things to do with the kids this Halloween season.

12.åÊFlorida Aquarium’såÊGuppyween

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

Florida‰Ûªs 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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