7 Fun Fall Activities in Tampa Bay

Oct 14, 2022 | Good News Tampa, Holiday Events, Holidays, Kids, Programs & Events

Without the changing of leaves and cool brisk breezes, it can be hard to get that “fall” feeling in Florida. But luckily for us, the Tampa Bay area is jam packed with fun fall activities and experiences. There is no shortage of pumpkin patches, corn mazes, apple cider and just about every fall themed thing you can think of! Family fun and dog friendly, there is something to experience for everyone. Here is a list of fall activities in the Tampa Bay area.

1. Raprager Family Farms – Fall Pumpkin Festival & Haunted Farm

Odessa, FL

Now – Nov 13th

If you’re looking for a fall filled activity day, this is our number one recommendation! This farm has everything you could ever want from pumpkin patches and apple cider to hayrides and corn pits. They even get a little spooky after the sun goes down and keep the fun going with some haunted attractions.

2. Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch

Tampa, FL

Now – Oct 26th

Take your pick at choosing the perfect pumpkin for fall at this pumpkin patch. Proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch to benefit The Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

3. Shimmering Lights – Halloween lights

Dover, FL

Select nights now – Oct 31st

Everyone knows the magic of walking through Christmas lights, but did you know you can experience that same wonderful feeling in the month of October? Walk through 1.4 miles of twinkling Halloween themed lights.

4. DK Farms Fall Festival

Largo, FL

Select dates now – Oct 29th

Enjoy pony rides, bounce houses, a pumpkin patch, crafts, food and more at this farm! Experience all there is to love about fall and even take a look through their amazing nursery.

5. Hunsader Farms 31st Annual Pumpkin Festival

Bradenton, FL

Select dates now- Oct 29th

If you’re looking for a pup-friendly farm look no further. This farm offers everything you expect like pumpkins, hayrides, food, train rides, a petting zoo and more! They also have the added bonus of  allowing dogs (as long as they are FRIENDLY, on a leash, and picked up after),

6. HarvestMoon Fun Farm

Masaryktown, FL

Now – Nov 1st

Most known for their amazing maze designs, HarvestMoon Fun Farm is in full swing for the fall season! Take a trip to the farm and enjoy a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, playgrounds, fresh kettle corn and more! There are also select Haunt nights now until Oct 29th.

7. Gallagher’s Pumpkins and Christmas Trees

St. Petersburg, Fl

Now – Oct 30th

Probably the most iconic place to go for fall photos, Gallagher’s is a fall dream! During the fall season you can pick out pumpkins, enjoy food and drinks, play with goats and more! Come alone, with family, friends or your four-legged fur babies and get the best fall photos with all the incredible décor.

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