Fall Festivals in Central Florida

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There are plenty of fun Fall festivals in Central Florida that the entire family can enjoy this year! Are we missing your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

Please be sure to check with each venue, as times and dates may change.

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Festivals are listed in no particular order.
Please be sure to check with each venue, as times and dates may change.

September - October Events

Southern Hills Farms Fall Festival

September 24 – November 13, 2022, Thursday-Sunday: 11AM – 7PM

Join us on our family farm for our 7th annual Fall Festival at Southern Hill Farms! What fall adventure would be complete without mouth-watering apple cider donuts, jolly Jumbo Jack carving pumpkins and s’mores around the fire pits? Admission tickets must be purchased online in advance, admission payments will NOT be accepted at the farm. Admission tickets give you access to all activities during the event. 

Kids Zone* fun for all ages with even more rides this fall! Our 5-acre corn maze. U-pick sunflower and zinnia fields. Pumpkin patch barn (please note that the pumpkins are already cut from the vine) boasts a wide variety of beautiful and unique pumpkins of all sizes and colors, corn stalks, Indian corn, gourds and more for purchase. We provide a complimentary pumpkin ‘holding’ area for your purchased pumpkins while you stay and play. Prices vary based on size and type.  Live music by local artists. Delicious and unique food truck options. Farm wagon rides. Local craft beer, wine, seasonal frozen concoctions, and mimosas are available for purchase from our Beer Shed. Worried about missing your college or professional football team’s big win? Don’t be! We have flat-screen TVs playing all the weekend’s biggest rivalries under our food truck barn. Bring home the feeling of fall on the farm with our unique products, all made right here in our Southern Hill Market. Shop our handmade lotions, sugar scrubs, lip balms and bar soaps. Enjoy the scents of the season with our hand poured candles. We have unfiltered, local raw honey for purchase, organic pure maple syrup, as well as your favorite Southern Hill Farms merchandise. Enjoy our delicious apple cider donuts, blueberry lemonade, frozen and hot apple cider, blueberry cobbler, pumpkin muffins and more from our vintage Airstream turned bakery. Our grounds include a beautiful rooftop deck, covered playground for children, covered barns with picnic tables and clean, convenient permanent restrooms.
Yard games are complimentary and include life-sized Jenga, bean bag toss, Connect Four, footballs, soccer balls and more.  Our ‘picture perfect’ photo op areas for your fall family photos.  Enjoy our fire pits for roasting s’mores with family and friends. S’mores kits with roasting sticks available for purchase.

Kids Zone Activities* (included with paid admission ticket): Petting zoo, Giant fun slide, Cyclone swing, Pirate ship swing, Jump pillows, Rock climbing wall, Bungee jump trampolines, Carousel, Berry Go Round, Berry-Trooper, Motorized Train, Inflatable sports games, Bounce houses and obstacle course. *Select Kids Zone activities have minimum height and weight requirements to participate.

Amber Brooke Farm Fall Festival

September 24, 2022 – October 4, 2022

Joins us for our second annual Fall Festival. Food, friends, music and fun.

Amber Brooke Farms is excited to welcome you to our second annual Fall Festival starting September 24th. Enjoy lunch and fresh baked goods at the farm, as well as our fall- slushes, local craft beers, and wine. We offer a gorgeous pumpkin patch with unique pumpkin varieties. We have tons of kid’s activities, with special entertainment each weekend and live music for the whole family to experience this fall. We will have a maze in addition to our u-pick sunflowers and u-pick zinnias.

This year we are excited to offer our Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.

October Events

German American Society’s Oktoberfest

October 1-22, 2022

Oktoberfest means Fabulous German cuisine and beer, live musical entertainment, and family fun! Join us in our Biergarten, we will have live musical entertainment throughout the day and a live bands… All this adds up to the very best in Gemütlichkeit…. the warm feeling of comfort, cheer and camaraderie…Zicke, zacke hoi… hoi… hoi… und Prost. Whether you’re looking for German events, dancing, or just want to learn more about Germanic culture and traditions, you’ve come the right place. Kids under 12 get Free Entry! This is a family-friendly event. Veterans, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Active Duty Military Free Admission with Valid Status ID.

Apopka’s Octoberfest & Craft Show

October 8, 2022

Mark your Calendars for our Apopka Oktoberfest & Craft Show happening at Kit Land Nelson Park 11-4pm. Live music, free family fun, kids area, and Shop with 90 vendors while you eat from 15 Amazing local food trucks.

Avalon Park’s Oktoberfest

October 8, 2022

Prost! Avalon Park is hosting our annual Oktoberfest. There will be a Europa Band, Schuhplattler Dancing, The Brussel Sprouts Polka Band, Free Bounce Park, Weiner Dog Derby, Beer Garden, Live Music, Food Vendors, Alpine Dancing and plenty of good times to go around! Come and Celebrate Octoberfest at this FREE Family Event in Downtown Avalon Park. Whether enjoying one of the large quarterly festivals or relaxing in the park at one of the monthly movies, Downtown Avalon Park is full of life and a variety of family activities.

Celebration’s FalltoberFest

October 8, 2022

FalltoberFest will feature vendors, food trucks, children’s activities, a mini pumpkin patch, live music, and more. Now would be the perfect time to get working on those Halloween costumes and plan to participate in the costume contest. Held in front of the main stage, prizes will be given for best overall, most original and funniest costumes. What’s a FalltoberFest without live music and this year we will be featuring two great live bands that will be sure to have you on your feet. FalltoberFest is free to all Celebration residents, with a valid CROA ID and their guests. Non-resident admission is $5 per person.

Winter Park's Autumn Art Festival

October 8-9, 2022

The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is the only juried fine art festival exclusively featuring Florida artists. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the festival on the second weekend in October each year. The community-oriented sidewalk show presents quality visual art and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy. The festival is held in beautiful Central Park located along historic Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park. The festival is open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. both days. Admission is FREE!

Ranch at St. Cloud's Fall Festival

October 8-9, 2022

It’s Fall Ya’ll! Join St. Cloud Parks & Rec for a Fall Festival at The Ranch in St. Cloud. On October 8 and 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., admission is $10 per person. We will have a crop maze, music, hay rides, kids zone, food trucks, local merchant vendors, pumpkin games, and much more! Nestled in a 219 acre park, The Ranch at St. Cloud is an event destination complete with country-rustic elegance. With it’s scenic country landscape, sprawling oak trees, private lake and converted dairy farm; The Ranch is the hotspot for a variety of special event occasions.

Lake Nona Town Harvest

Oct 15 from 5-10 pm – Oct 16 from 12-5 pm 

Immerse yourself in the seasonal delights of fall at Lake Nona’s annual Town Harvest festival. Don’t miss the opportunity to take home the perfect pumpkin from our Town Center pumpkin patch, open during event weekend only! Snap a picture in front of festive photo opps while swaying along to tunes from Diamond Dixie and the John Sparling Band. Feeling hungry? Indulge in your favorite fall treats like apple cider cake doughnuts and pumpkin cheesecake blondies or enjoy one of our seasonal drink offerings. 

Apopka Rotary Club’s Fall Family Festival & Carnival

October 20-23, 2022

Come one, Come all to the Fall Family Festival & Carnival at Kit Land Park in Apopka. Aside from carnival rides, eats & sweets.. guests will enjoy marching bands, live music and entertainment, beer & wine garden, playground, splashpad, and so much more!

APGD’s Zombietoberfest

October 22, 2022

We’re thrilled to announce the return of APGD’s annual fall event. NEW THIS YEAR: Storytellers and performers from the dark, whimsical theater troupe Phantasmagoria. We’ll also have our DJ, outdoor craft market, craft beer gardens, free costume contest for humans, a free Great Pupkin Costume Contest for pups, free outdoor movie and more. Come party under the stars in the APGD, Saturday October 22, 2022.

Fall Festival at Horses With a Mission

October 22, 2022

Cost: $5 per person or $20 per family of 4 or more. Join Horses with a Mission for our Fall Festival. You and the entire family can enjoy a day filled with trick or treating, painting a pumpkin, arts and crafts, pony rides, food, and supporting local vendors. Rain Date is November 5th.

City of Maitland’s Halloween

October 29, 2022

In celebration of Halloween, Join the City of Maitland’s Fall-o-ween Festival on Independence square! There will be games, costume contests, candy and more!

City of Oviedo’s Oktoberfest

October 29, 2022

Oviedo Oktoberfest is back, and better than ever! At The Oviedo Amphitheatre in Center Lake Park. This three day festival event features authentic German beer, food, music and entertainment, contests and more! Featuring performances by King Guys Oktoberfest Brass Band, Orlando Tract Dancers, and new this year Marty Gross and the Sonnenschein Express! Rain or shine. Free parking, and free festival to attend!

Delaney Church’s Fall Festival

October 29, 2022

Come out and join us in the Gym inside the Christian Family Life Center and in the front and back parking lots. Enjoy a FREE afternoon of FUN for the entire family with carnival games, prizes, bounce house/slide, balloon animals, snacks, candy, give-aways, and lots of tasty treats. Children are encouraged to wear kid-friendly costumes. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, classmates and co-workers! This is a free event for the whole community!

Hometown Harvest

October 29, 2022

Celebrate Fall at our 16th annual Hometown Harvest presented by Orlando Health! From FREE hayrides to live musical performances, this event hosts a large collection of fun activities. Various vendors will be available with food, drink, and other goods. Kids can enjoy the Hay Play area and pumpkin painting!

November Events

Mead Garden's GROWvember

November 4-5, 2022

GROWvember, Mead Botanical Garden’s annual plant sale, features a fabulous array of high quality plant vendors and exhibitors, kid’s activities, live music, food trucks, beer garden and more! Shoppers will find a wide selection of beautiful plants including annuals, perennials, house plants, native plants that attract hummingbirds and pollinators, bromeliads, herbs, succulents, ferns, orchids, medicinal plants and many other specialty plants. Tree give-away by Winter Park’s Urban Forestry department. Held on Friday from 2-6pm and Saturday 8-4pm.

MORE FALL EVENTS AND FUN!

From pumpkin patches, mazes and farms, trick or treating and Oktoberfest, this will be your BEST resource for all things Fall and Halloween! Did we miss an event? Let us know by emailing [email protected]

Please be sure to check with each venue, as times and dates may change.

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