2022 Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches and Halloween Events in Tampa Bay

Fall is one of our favorite times of year at Air Care. Not only do the outdoor temperatures start to drop and pumpkin spice flavors appear nearly everywhere—but fall festivities and events start to pop up all across the Clearwater and Tampa Bay area.

This year, we’re excited to share our top picks for festive fall activities near you. So, open up your calendars, and browse our 2022 fall list below—featuring fall festivals, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes to Halloween celebrations, trick-or-treating and more!


2022 Fall Events in Pinellas County

Check out these outdoor fall activities across Pinellas County below, listed by date.

Please note: Events are subject to change, so be sure to visit each event’s website for more information.


Community Fall Festival and Senior Resource Expo in Gulfport

Location: Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue South, Gulfport, FL 33707

Dates: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Senior resources and fall fun

Details: Come see what makes the Gulfport Senior Center so special for the 2nd Annual Community Fall Festival and Senior Resource Expo. Seniors can receive free assessments and meet with healthcare professionals, as well as participate in fall games to win prizes, backed by the Gulfport Senior Foundation.

Website: Learn more at www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-community-fall-festival-and-senior-resource-expo.


The Collection on Palmetto Fall Festival in Clearwater, FL

Location: The Collection on Palmetto, 2116 Palmetto Street, Clearwater, FL 33765

Dates: Sunday, October 16, 2022

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Entertainment, car show, and fall fun

Details: Stop by Clearwater’s newest fall festival featuring engines, automobiles, and trains, hosted by The Collection on Palmetto. This family-friendly event is open to everyone and features hundred-year-old cars, live music, food trucks, and fun for all ages.

Website: Learn more at www.eventbrite.com/e/the-collection-on-palmetto-fall-festival.


Halloween Carnival at the White Chapel & Harbor Hall in Palm Harbor

Location: White Chapel & Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Avenue, Palm Harbor, FL 34683

Dates: Friday, October 21, 2022

Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Games, treats, and fall fun

Details: If you’re looking to crash the spookiest wedding of the season, this event is for you. Stop by the “Till Death Do Us Part” Halloween carnival on October 21 at the White Chapel & Harbor Hall in Palm Harbor. It will be an unforgettable night of scares, games, treats, and more.

Website: Learn more at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-carnival-tickets.


Honeymoon Island Fall Fest in Dunedin

Location: Honeymoon Island State Park, 1 Causeway Blvd., Oasis Parking Area, Dunedin, FL 34698

Dates: Saturday, October 22 through Sunday, October 23, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Outdoor activities, arts market, nature exhibits, music, and fall fun

Details: Honeymoon Island State Park will host its first-ever “Honeymoon Island Fall Fest” on October 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oasis Beach. This new family-oriented festival will feature an arts market, outdoor recreational activities, nature exhibits, food trucks, live music, and more in a beachside setting, providing two days of fun for visitors of all ages.

Website: Learn more at www.eventbrite.com/e/honeymoon-island-fall-fest-tickets.


Pumpkin Carving Workshop at the Largo Community Center

Location: Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo, FL 33771

Date: October 22, 2022 (must register by October 14)

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Admission: $10 per person (adults only)

What’s included: Pumpkins and fall fun

Details: Create a pumpkin masterpiece at the Largo Community Center! Join the fun and carve your pumpkins with pattern templates and tools alongside a staff members for that one-of-a-kind design. Pre-register by October 14. Call 727-518-3131 for event questions.

Website: Learn more at www.playlargo.com.


Pint-Sized Pumpkin Party at the Southwest Recreation Complex in Largo

Location: Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Rd, Largo, FL 33774

Date: October 22, 2022

Time: 4 p.m.

Admission: $10 per child (children 7 and under) and $4 per adult

What’s included: Games, costume contest, candy, and fall fun

Details: Stop on by the Southwest Rec’s Chocolate Factory! Children ages 7 and under are encouraged to attend this Willy Wonka-themed event with a parent, where they’ll receive a golden ticket at the door and participate in a variety of games, a costume contest, and a chocolate foundation. Preregistration is required.

Website: Learn more at www.playlargo.com.


7th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo

Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33774

Dates: Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2022

Time: 12 to 4 p.m. on both days

Admission: Free

What’s included: Pumpkins, food and drink, vendors, and fall fun

Details: See the “boo-tiful” Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo this fall, featuring autumn botanicals and décor, local vendors, seasonal gifts, crafts, games, and activities for the whole family. You can also purchase a pumpkin to decorate on-site for $10.

Website: Learn more at www.flbgfoundation.org/pumpkinfest.


Tierra Verde October Fest Fall Festival in St. Petersburg

Location: 1110 Pinellas Bayway South, Tierra Verde, FL 33715

Dates: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Time: 2 to 8 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Games, costume contest, food and drink, and fall fun

Details: Join the Tierra Verde community’s 2022 October Fest Fall Festival for fun for the whole family. Guests will experience games, costume contests, face painting a chili cook-off, food and beverage, and music from the Black Honkeys Band.

Website: Learn more at www.eventbrite.com/e/tierra-verde-october-fest-fall-festival.


Halloween Costume Line Dance Party at the Largo Community Center

Location: Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo, FL 33771

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Admission: $12 per person

What’s included: Dancing, costume contest, and fall fun

Details: Do you love to line dance? Then this Halloween-themed party is for you! Show off your line dancing skills at the Halloween Costume Line Dance Party, featuring snacks, a costume contest, and of course, line dancing. Call 727-518-3131 for event questions.

Website: Learn more at www.playlargo.com.


Owl-O-Ween at the George C. McGough Nature Park in Largo

Location: George C. McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St N, Largo, FL 33774

Date: Friday, October 28, 2022

Time: 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Admission: $5 per person (kids 2 and under are free)

What’s included: Nature, animals, candy, and fall fun

Details: Enjoy a spooky nature trail, animal shows, a scavenger hunt, and candy at the Owl-O-Ween celebration at McGough Nature Park, also known as “the turtle park.”

Website: Learn more at www.playlargo.com.


Trick or Treat Trail at Largo City Hall

Location: City of Largo City Hall, 201 Highland Ave, Largo, FL 33770

Date: Friday, October 28, 2022

Time: Starting at 5:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Costumes, trick or treating, and Halloween fun

Details: Dress in your Halloween best, and trick or treat around the perimeter of Largo City Hall. Say hello to costumed characters and performers and visit decorated booths along the way. Adults can also “Trick or Tree,” and take home a tree at the end of the trail. Visit the Trick or Treat Trail event page for more details, event rules, and specifics.

Website: Learn more at www.playlargo.com.


St. Raphael’s Fall Festival in St. Petersburg


Date: Thursday, November 3 through Sunday, November 6, 2022

Time: Starting at 5 p.m. on November 3; ending at 7 p.m. on November 6

Admission: Free

What’s included: Rides, food and drink, games, and fall fun

Details: Attend the 26th Annual Fall Festival at St. Raphael Catholic Church on Snell Isle featuring carnival rides, yummy fair food, music, bingo, and more. Check the Facebook page below for more details.

Website: Learn more at www.facebook.com/events/st-raphael-catholic-church/st-raphael-fall-festival.


2022 Fall Events in Pasco County

Check out these outdoor fall activities across southern Pasco County below, listed by date.

Please note: Events are subject to change, so be sure to visit each event’s website for more information.


Raprager Family Farm Pumpkin Festival and Haunted Farm in Odessa

Location: Raprager Family Farm, 16907 Boy Scout Road, Odessa, FL 33556

Dates: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from September 24 to October 30


  • Friday: 4 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.


  • $15.25 per person during off times
  • $16.95 per person during premium times
  • $19.50 per person if you purchase at the gate
  • Kids under 2 are free

What’s included: Entertainment, food, animals, games, corn maze, and fall fun

Details: Back again this year, visit this fun and festive Tampa Bay area pumpkin patch and festival in Odessa, just minutes from north Tampa. Guests will enjoy a variety of fall activities—from a haunted children’s crop maze, hayrides and animals to live entertainment, including musicians, comedians, magicians, and more. Want to take part in a scarecrow contest? Read details here to register to participate and a chance to win prizes—from a $500 first prize award to four annual passes to Raprager Farm.

Website: Learn more at www.funfamilyfarm.com.


Oktoberfest at Starkey Market in Trinity, FL

Location: Starkey Market, 3460 Starkey Boulevard, New Port Richey, FL 34655

Dates: Friday, October 21, 2022, through Sunday, October 23, 2022


  • Friday: 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12 to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12 to 4 p.m.


  • Day pass: $10
  • Weekend (3-day pass): $25
  • Children 8 and under free

What’s included: Music, entertainment, games, food, beer, and fall fun

Details: “Tis the season to Wiesn!” Bring the whole family to celebrate Oktoberfest at Starkey Market in Trinity/New Port Richey area. This three-day event will feature live music, courtesy of two Polka Bands, and a large stage for dancing and fun. Guests can also visit the Barn, serving up a wide selection of Oktoberfest-style beers; order German food from the Kielbasa bus, on-site all weekend; or enjoy other specials at our coffee bar, ice cream bar, and more. The options are endless—see a full schedule of events and purchase tickets here.

Website: Learn more at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-at-starkey-market.


Fall Car Show for Charity in New Port Richey

Location: First Baptist Church of New Port Richey, 6800 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653

Dates: Saturday, October 29, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Guests: Free
  • Vehicle registration: $20 day-of-show; $15 by October 28

What’s included: Entertainment, food, trick-or-treating, car show and fall fun

Details: Stop by this Halloween and fall-themed charity car show in New Port Richey, open to all cars, trucks, owners, and guests. Prizes will feature 50+ trophies, from best-decorated vehicle to best costume. Guests and participants will also enjoy live entertainment, trick-or-treating for kids, raffles, food, and more. All money raised from the car show goes to charity.

Website: Learn more at www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-car-show.


Fall Festival at J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex in Holiday

Location: J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Boulevard, Holiday, FL 34691

Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022

Time: 2 to 6 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Games, food, and fall fun

Details: Enjoy a Florida fall and fun for the whole family with the Fall Festival at the Holiday Rec Center, presented by CCWC. Come along to enjoy games, food trucks, bounce houses, giveaways and prizes, and a family-friendly concert. Click here to register and watch a video of the event teaser.

Website: Learn more at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ccwc-free-fall-festival-tickets.


2022 Fall Events in Hillsborough County

Check out these outdoor fall activities across Hillsborough County and West Tampa below, listed by date.

Please note: Events are subject to change, so be sure to visit each event’s website for more information.


Fall Family Fest at Water Works Park in Tampa

Location: Water Works Park Tampa, 1710 N Highland Ave Tampa, FL 33602

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission: Free

What’s included: Games, food, dogs, and fall fun

Details: Come celebrate the start of fall at Water Works Park in Tampa, presented by Tampa Bay Moms Group and Seminole Heights Soccer Tots. This year’s Fall Family Fest will feature interactive exhibits, giveaways, food trucks for charity, market-style shopping, and resources for Tampa Bay families. The event is open to all, plus a splash pad for kids and a dog park for pets.

Website: Learn more at www.eventbrite.com/fall-fam-fest-2022.


Creatures of the Night 2022 at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Location: ZooTampa at Lowry Park, 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Dates: Select evenings from September 30 through October 30

Time: 4 to 10 p.m.


  • ZooTampa Members & Pay for a Day Ticket Holders: Free
  • Event Tickets: $34.95 for adults and children

What’s included: Entertainment, food, animals, rides, and fall fun

Details: Join ZooTampa for a night of eerie family frights during “Creatures of the Night” on select Friday and Saturday evenings this fall. This year’s event theme features “The Swamp Witch: a mysterious new resident who spends her nights making potions and conjuring spells in the darkest corners of Florida’s murky swap waters.” Guests can dress in family-friendly costumes to see their favorite creatures of the night—you won’t want to miss it!

Website: Learn more at www.lowryparkzoo.com.


Howl-O-Scream and Spooktacular Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Location: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, 10165 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612

Dates: Select days and nights in September and October

Time: Various times

Admission: General admission and special event prices apply

What’s included: Entertainment, food, attractions, animals, trick-or-treating, and fall fun

Details: Looking for family-friendly fun? Now through October 30, park guests can experience an all-new Spooktacular event, with fun for the whole family on weekends between 12 and 4 p.m. at the Festival Walkway. This event is included park admission and features a costume parade, storytime, trick or treating, and enchantment with Kandy, a witch-in-training. Looking for a scare? Experience terrors during Tampa’s premier Halloween event, 2022 Howl-O-Scream, during select nights in September and October—featuring outdoor scare zones, haunted houses and roaming creatures to attractions, live entertainment, and more. Special event prices apply.

Website: Learn more about both events at www.buschgardens.com/tampa.


Horse Power for Kids Fall Festival Fundraiser in West Tampa

Location: Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary, 8005 Racetrack Rd, Tampa, FL 33635

Dates: Weekends in October 2022

Time: Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission: $15 for adults and children

What’s included: Entertainment, food, animals, rides, and fall fun

Details: Enjoy a day of family fun while supporting a non-profit animal sanctuary in Tampa Bay. This fall festival includes games, animal viewing and petting zoo, bounce houses, entertainment, concessions, pony rides, train rides, and hay rides.

Website: Learn more at www.horsepowerkids.com.


Riverwalk Trick or Treat, Costume Contest, Lighted Boat Parade & Movies on the Lawn in Downtown Tampa

Location: Tampa Riverwalk in Tampa, FL 33602

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022


  • Trick or treat: 4 to 7 p.m. (start anywhere at Curtis Hixon Park & Riverwalk)
  • Costume contest: 5 p.m. (Curtis Hixon Park)
  • Boat parade: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Hillsborough River)
  • Movies on the Lawn: 7:30 p.m. (Curtis Hixon Park)

Admission: Free

What’s included: Trick-or-treating, costume contest, boat parade, and fall fun

Details: Enjoy a stroll on the Tampa Riverwalk with the whole family this fall, featuring 50+ trick-or-treat stations and a Halloween scavenger hunt. Guests can also stick around for the all-new Halloween-lighted boat parade, brought to you by the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Website: Learn more at www.thetampariverwalk.com/events-news/events/trick-or-treat.


2022 Fall Events in the Greater Tampa Bay Area: Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Halloween Events, and More!

We’ve selected a few top fall events just past the borders of Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough County that are worth checking out!

Please note: Events are subject to change, so be sure to visit each event’s website for more information.


Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Patch Festival in Bradenton

Location: Hunsader Farms, 5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton, FL 34211

Dates: October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission: (Cash only)

  • General admission tickets: $15 per person
  • Kids 10 years and under: Free
  • Parking: $5 per vehicle

What’s included: Entertainment, food, animals, rides, a corn maze, and fall fun

Details: South of Tampa Bay, visit Hunsader Farms for their 31st Annual Fall Festival, featuring live music and shows, crafts, hayrides, scarecrow displays, a petting zoo, barnyard playground, and more—included with the cost of admission. For an additional cost, bring cash for pony rides, a corn maze, a rock climbing wall, train rides, and concessions.

Website: Learn more at www.hunsaderfarms.com/pumpkin-festival.


Pumpkin Patch Express at the Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish

Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St East Parrish, FL 34219

Dates: Select dates from October 1-30, 2022

Time: Various times

Admission: Prices vary by package

What’s included: Train ride, pumpkin patch, crafts, and fall fun

Details: Hop aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express this fall. Adults and children alike will enjoy a 2.5-hour round trip journey to a field full of you-pick pumpkins and hayrides—also featuring family-friendly activities, and arts and crafts along the way. Click here to read the FAQs and Patch Express’ four classes of service.

Website: Learn more at www.frrm.org/pumpkin-patch-express.


HarvestMoon Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch & Haunted Nights in Masaryktown

Location: HarvestMoon Farm, 15990 Stur Street, Masaryktown, FL 34604

Dates:  October 1 through November 6, 2022

Time: Select weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. & Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Fun Farm: $14.95 + tax (ages 3 and up)
  • Haunted Nights on the Farm: $22.95 + tax (ages 3 and up)

What’s included: Food, animals, games, a corn maze, haunted trails, and fall fun

Details: Just a short drive north of Tampa, visit HarvestMoon Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch this fall. During the day, guests can explore the biggest corn maze in Hernando County and also enjoy family-friendly attractions, fall games, animals, gem mining, vendors, concessions, and more. Looking for a scare? Evening guests (ages 3 and up) can participate in the Haunted Nights at the Farm, which explores the HarvestMoon Haunted Trails and Haunted Barns—just bring your own flashlight to explore!

Website: Learn more at www.harvestmoonfl.com/fall.


Fox Squirrel Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Plant City

Location: Fox Squirrel Ranch, 3002 Charlie Taylor Rd N, Plant City, FL 33565

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays from October 1-23, 2022

Time: Gates open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (guests must exit by 6 p.m.)


  • Adults, ages 18 and older: $11 + tax
  • Youth, ages 3 to 17 years old: $10 + tax
  • Kids, ages 2 and under: Free

What’s included: Food, animals, games, a corn maze, and fall fun

Details: Visit Plant City’s “Pumpkin HQ” for the 11th Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze, just east of Tampa. Visitors will enjoy live entertainment; food and vendors; a corn maze; a hay maze for toddlers; games like scarecrow slingshot, cornhole and badminton; farm animals; and horse and pony rides for an additional cost. Please note: Pets are not allowed. This event is also cash only, and there is no ATM onsite.

Website: Learn more at www.futchentertainment.com.



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