Halloween is everyone’s favorite holiday (you’re never too old for candy and spooky movies), but some activities can be a bit overstimulating or inappropriate for little kiddos. Here are some fun Halloween-themed activities this Fall that even the youngest in your family can enjoy!
U Pick Pumpkin Patch | Through Oct. 28th
One of the only places in Florida where you can cut your own pumpkin right off the vine! Pre-cut jack o lanterns and ornamental gourds are also available. In addition to pumpkin-hunting, visitors of all ages can enjoy a hay and corn maze, hay rides, sunflower-picking, and bluegrass bands on Saturdays and Sundays. $5 per person / Children 3 and Under: FREE
More Info on The Pickin Patch
Roger’s Farm Fall Festival | Through Nov. 3rd
With a 12-acre corn maze full of ghouls and a themed Halloween walking trail, this festival provides hours of spooky yet family-friendly fun for all ages. Other attractions include a petting zoo, giant slides, swings, a corn cannon, duck races, and more!
Halloween Pottery Event at Picasso’s Palette | Oct. 26th
Join Picasso’s Palette as they host a Halloween-themed pottery class where kids can paint any pottery item that is priced $20 or higher and you will get a FREE mini pumpkin to paint as well! Also throughout the night enjoy trivia and fun prizes. Costumes encouraged!.
Check times and dates.
Halloween Story Time at Barnes and Noble | Oct. 27th
On Saturday at 11 AM, Barnes and Noble will be hosting a special Halloween-themed story time your kids will love. Featuring How to Scare a Ghost by Jean Reagan, this event has the perfect amount of spooky fun for your little ones.
The Lost Railroad at Kirby’s Farm | Through October 28th
Come and experience the spooky story of the lost railroad! Legend has it that long ago an old carnival train derailed near the town of Williston during a storm, and was never seen again…until now. Guests at Kirby’s Farm can experience an impressive array of interactive attractions, such as a spooky train ride, a haunted house, a hiking trail full of lurking clowns, and a monster search bus tour.
Spooky Silver Springs | Oct. 26th
Silver Springs is hosting a trick-or-treat event especially for kids ages 4-10 with candy stations, Halloween-themed crafts and bingo, spooky story time, photo ops, and more! Come out for a fun, safe trick-or-treating experience for the whole family, the first 500 children receive a trick or treat bag to collect treats, crafts, and prizes.
Visit the Silver Springs Silver Springs website for more info.
After Dark In the Park: Beetlejuice | Oct. 27th
Bring the whole family to enjoy a special outdoor showing of Halloween classic, The Addams Family in Tuscawilla Park! The movie is free, and concessions are available. Don’t forget to bring your chairs and blankets!
Boo Bash at the Paddock Mall | Oct. 31st
Put on your favorite costume and enjoy a safe, fun, trick-or-treating event at Ocala’s Paddock Mall. Expect giveaways, face painting, refreshments, and of course, tons and tons of candy!