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Celebrate the Season With 8+ Fantastic Fall Activities in Tampa Bay

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Fall is officially here which means it’s time to bring out the pumpkin flavored everything, decorate your home in yellow, orange, and brown, and find the best fall activities in Tampa Bay.

Fortunately we have the last part covered for you! From festivals, to DIY workshops, to family friendly events, we have a list the best fall activities in Tampa Bay. We will continue to update it throughout the season so don’t forget to keep checking back! Now, let’s get to it

Stylist Valerie Romas will guide you through creating your own wreath to decorate your home with for the spooky season. Get tips and tricks for creating the perfect bows while enjoying light bites and beverages.

πŸ—“ OCT 3 | 2PM–5PMΒ 
πŸ“ Epicurean Hotel

Support a non profit animal sanctuary while also having tons of fun with the family. This festival will include live music, pony, train, and hay rides, as well as farm animals!

πŸ—“ OCT 3 | 11AM–5PMΒ 
πŸ“ Horse Power for Kids

The Wesley Chapel Pumpkin Festival is partnering with St. Judes to raise funds for St. Judes Charity. Enjoy over 50 food trucks, 100 craft vendors, rides, games, and so much more!

πŸ—“ OCT 10 | 11AM–6PM
πŸ“ The Grove at Wesley Chapel

See how quickly you can find your way out of the corn maze at this annual event. You can also enjoy duck races, corn hole, hay rides, and pick out the perfect pumpkin.

πŸ—“ OCT 10 | 10AM–5PM
πŸ“ Fox Squirrel Corn Maze

Enjoy this fun annual festival at the Pioneer Florida Museum and Village. Make your own scarecrow, pet some cute animals at the petting zoo, play carnival games, and grab some delicious bites from the food trucks. It’s an event the entire family will enjoy.

πŸ—“ OCT 10 | 9AM–5PM
πŸ“ Pioneer Florida Museum & Village

Don’t miss out on this two-day outdoor, family-friendly event on the Armature Works Pier. There will be a food drive benefitting Metropolitan Ministries, a pumpkin patch, live music, a craft beer corner, and more. Come get a snow cone for the kiddos and an Octoberfest brew for yourself!

πŸ—“ OCT 10 & 11 | 10AM–5PM
πŸ“ Armature Works

Enjoy a full day of live music and shows, pumpkins, homemade ice cream, pony rides, petting zoo, food, scarecrows, games, and so much more. The entire family will love it!

πŸ—“ OCT 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 & 25 | 9AM–5PM
πŸ“ Hunsader Farms

All aboard the annual Pumpkin Patch Express! This trip takes you to their patch of pumpkins where children can pick their own pumpkin to take home! They also have a hay ride, Lincoln log building, crafts, and so much more.

πŸ—“ OCT 17 | 10AM–4PM
πŸ“ Florida Railroad Museum

Spend time with farm animals, hand feed goats, take a scenic hayride canal tour, and more at the DK Farm Festival. This event will also include food, craft vendors, pumpkin launchers, bounce houses, laser tag, and live music! It’s a fun event for the whole family.

πŸ—“ OCT 17, 18, 24, 25 & 31 | 10AM-4PM
πŸ“ DK Landscaping Supply & Nursery

If you love monster trucks, this is the fall event for you. This event will also include food trucks, vendors, inflatables, rides, batting cages, and more family activities.

πŸ—“ OCT 17–18 | 11AM–6PM
πŸ“ The Grove at Wesley Chapel

Enjoy the largest selection of pumpkins and fall decoration in Tampa Bay including jack-o-lanterns, mini pumpkins, pumpkin maze, hayrides, dog costume competitions, a pumpkin pageant, and pumpkin decorating. It’s a pumpkin festival dreamland.

πŸ—“ OCT 23–25Β 
πŸ“ The Grove at Wesley Chapel

Join this pumpkin painting fundraiser to help continue providing rent assistance, bill assistance, and access to basic necessities for homeless and low-income communities. Enjoy a live band, pumpkin painting, food, a photo booth, amazing raffles, and a market with vendors all while supporting a good cause!

πŸ—“Β  OCT 25 | 12PM–7PM
πŸ“ 3 Daughters Brewing

Check out the Florida Botanical Gardens with some Autumn spice! This event will feature a festive walk through the garden, a scarecrow contest, and a pumpkin patch. You can also take home pumpkin carving templates and decorating kits. It’s the perfect spot for your fall photoshoot!Β 

πŸ—“Β  OCT 25 | 12PM–4PM
πŸ“ Florida Botanical Gardens

More Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay This Fall

Want to know where else you can find the best fall activities in Tampa Bay? We constantly update our Instagram and Facebook with the best events in the city! Make sure to follow us and tag @StuffToDoInTampaBay in your fall photos for a chance to be reposted on our page!

Natalie Monzon

Natalie Monzon

Natalie is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in OrlandoΒ City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION appΒ and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on Instagram,Β Facebook, and YouTube.

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