2022 Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals and Foodie Events for Couples

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Temperatures may still hover close to 80 even in our coolest months, but any remotely “crisp” day by Florida standards warrants a visit to the closest fall festival, pumpkin patch or craft brewery. Fall festivities, and particularly fall festivals in Tampa are an easy way to have some fun together.

From pumpkin patches and fall festivals to craft beer events and foodie dinners, plan a fall date with our curated Tampa Bay fall festival and event picks below.

*Events that are awaiting 2022 info are noted. Keep checking as we update regularly! Any events showing dates are current and up to date. 

Related: Family-Friendly Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals, Halloween Events and More and Family Friendly Things to Do in Tampa Bay

 

FALL FESTIVALS & PUMPKIN PATCHES IN TAMPA BAY – 2022

Harvest Holler Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Fridays – Sundays, September 16 – November 14, 2022
Polk City
This working family farm in Polk City is a fall favorite and sports an incredible pumpkin patch. Check out the corn maze, search for the perfect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch, and challenge your boo to a game of corn hole.
$15 per person. All attractions included.

Gallagher’s Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Trees

Opening September 19, 2022
St. Petersburg
Located in St. Pete for more than 30 years, this family-owned business is the perfect spot to capture super cute photos of your little pumpkins while you select the best of the ‘patch’ for your home at their pumpkin patch! You can also pick up a yummy homemade pie and even feed goats in the goat pen. Before you leave, be sure you snap a photo in front of the popular vintage pick up truck. Check out the patch’s Instagram page for photo inspiration. As an added bonus, this lot is dog-friendly!
FREE Admission; pumpkin prices vary

Tampa Bay pumpkin patches
Image credit: Gallagher’s Pumpkins & Christmas Trees

 

Raprager Family Farm Pumpkin Patch

Select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays September 17 – November 13, 2022

Odessa
Raprager’s fall Festival is BACK with even more fall fun on the farm! There are new attractions this year including axe throwing, pumpkin painting, a 900ft inflatable maze, baby cow, and more. The haunted barn is back along with the hayrides, petting zoo, hay chute slide, and other favorites.
$15.25-$16.95

Bell Family Farm and Apiary Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, September 24 from 10am-3pm
Polk City

Celebrate fall with live music, bounce house, guest animals, a smores bar, vendor market, petting farm, and more! Free admission and free parking.

Southern Hill Farms Fall Festival

September 24-November 3, 2022, Thurs-Sun:  11am-7pm
Clermont, FL
About an hour east of Tampa, just north from Walt Disney World is the cutest farm/fall festival for families! This year’s 7th Annual Fall Festival at Southern Hill Farms will feature a new 5-acre corn maze, u-pick sunflowers and zinnias, a pumpkin patch barn, kids zone, and more. You can even taste the yummy apple cider donuts.

Sweetfields Farm Fall Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

September 24-26, October 1-2, 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-30, and November 5-6, 2022; times vary
Masaryktown
Tickets to this farm’s annual festival include a variety of family and date-friendly activities, including an intricate corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayride, and more. There are tons of things to keep the kiddos busy if you’re bringing the whole family. Buy your tickets early! This even often sells out and tickets are not available same-day in the event of a sellout.

20th Annual Brooksville Pumpkin Patch

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays September 30-October 30, 2022
Downtown Brooksville
The Brooksville pumpkin patch has hundreds, if not thousands, of pumpkins to choose from! This year, they’re celebrating their 20th year!  They also have food vendors, produce, pony rides, a petting zoo, costume contest, trunk or treat, and more.
Pumpkin prices vary

Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch

October 1-26, 2022, Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 12pm-6pm
Tampa, FL
Come pick out the perfect pumpkin at Hyde Park Village. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The pumpkin patch will be located by the fountain near Pottery Barn.

Corky’s Corn Maze at Keel Farms 

October and November, 2022, Open weekends 
Plant City, FL
Keel Farms in Plant City is hosting this NEW event in Tampa Bay that will feature a four-acre corn maze for you and the kids to navigate as you find hidden clues and solve a riddle with the rooster mascot, Corky and pals. There is also a pumpkin hatch, hayrides, kids zone, and more! Stick around and enjoy some of Keel’s fruit wines, sangrias, beers, and ciders.

Dave’s Christmas Tree Lot Pumpkin Patch

October 1-31, 2022
Brandon
It’s not officially fall until you’ve visited this pumpkin patch. Bring your friends and family out to wander through rows of pie pumpkins, mini pumpkins, white pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, highly stacked hay bales, garden mums and much more. Come winter, this is also a great spot to pick up a Christmas tree!
FREE Admission; Pumpkins: $3 and up

HarvestMoon Fun Farm Corn Maze + Pumpkin Patch

October 1-November 6, 2022 (Sat/Sun and Wed-Fri)
Masaryktown
HarvestMoon Farm offers five acres of nonstop fun. Work on your teamwork skills as you twist and turn your way through the farm’s 5-acre corn maze, which features a new design each year. Other activities include the pumpkin patch, petting farm and more. Couples will love the Haunted Nights and Flash Light Nights and the farm’s nighttime Flashlight Maze Haunted Trail.
General Admission: $11.95-$14.95 plus tax
Haunted Nights: $21.95 plus tax

Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival at the St. Pete Pier

Fall Fest – October 8 and 9, 11am – 7pm
Pumpkin Patch – October 8 – 16, 11am -7pm

St. Pete Pier
Enjoy a day at the St. Pete Pier and then stop to pick the perfect pumpkin under the beautiful Bending Arc! Opening weekend also means the Fall Fest on October 8 and 9, featuring the pumpkin patch, music, food vendors, and more.
FREE; pumpkin prices vary

Image credit: St. Pete Pier

 

Shimmering Lights Fall Festival 

October 8-17, Thursday-Sunday — October 21-31, nightly. 7-10 pm
Dover
This evening activity lets you enjoy cooler evening temps without the haunted vibe of other night time Halloween events. At Shimmering Lights you’ll find a 1/4 mile walking trail with hundreds of themed light displays, animated props, outdoor movies, scavenger hunts, crafts and games.

Admission: $7

10th Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Saturdays and Sundays October 1-23, 2022; 10am-5pm
Plant City
This annual maze features a corn maze, live music, duck races, fall games, a pumpkin patch, butterfly garden (additional charge) and more. Make it a complete date day by pairing up your visit with a stop at Keel Farms, which is a short 15-minute drive from the maze. Bring cash for the on site vendors as many don’t accept card payments.
$11 plus tax

DK Farm Festival and Pumpkin Patch

October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, and 29, 2022
Largo
Explore and pick up a pumpkin at the pumpkin patch, take a hayride, and enjoy the great fall decorations or hang with some new friends at the petting zoo. Lots of fun for the whole family.
$10 early bird, $12 presale, $14 at the gate

Pumpkin Patch Express

October 22-23 and 29-30, 2022, times vary
Parrish
The Florida Railroad Museum is calling “all aboard” for young and old train enthusiasts as you embark on the Pumpkin Patch Express to a field full of pumpkins to pick, as well as kid-friendly activities on your 2-hour journey. Trains will run at 50% capacity to ensure room to social distance. Children are invited to pick their own pumpkin to take home. Everyone is also invited to participate in other crafts and activities.
$17.29 and up

31st Annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Patch Festival and Corn Maze

October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 9am – 5pm
Bradenton
This Bradenton farm’s annual pumpkin festival includes live music and shows, a pumpkin patch, fall eats and sweets, a corn maze ($2 extra), and so much more.
$12 (Additional $5 parking fee)

Annual Heights Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch at Armature Works

Saturday and Sunday Oct 15 & 16 and Oct 22 & 23, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Armature Works
Head to Armature Works for this outdoor family-friendly event. Participating vendors include: Sugar & Ice, Hippie’s Homemade Candles, Hahn’s Kettle Corn, JJ’s Nursery, Glowing Gourds, and Front Door Designs. You also won’t want to miss your opportunity to build the perfect fall bouquet when you stop by the Tonella’s Flower Truck on the Heights Pier.
FREE admission

Kerby’s Nursery Pumpkin Patch

Open daily starting October 1, 2022
Seffner
Kerby’s Nursery has a variety of beautiful pumpkins to select from including cinderella, gladiator, jack-be-little, and more! While you’re there, be sure to snap a photo in front of the pumpkin wall!
Pumpkin prices vary

HarvestMoon Fun Farm’s Fall Festival

Select dates starting October 1, 2022 – November 6, 2022
Brooksville (worth the drive)
5-acre corn maze design featuring Wizard of Oz; you can help Dorothy find her way or travel the storyline path of Spookley the Square Pumpkin. Don’t miss out on the Candy Cannon Blast throughout the day. Live entertainment such as the Moogician and Distinguished Daredevils every weekend in October. Interactive “not so scary” hay wagon ride. Farm activities included are the 70ft Jumping Pillow, Ball Toss, Pedal Carts, Pony Hops, Cow Train, Hill Slide, Pumpkin Patch and so much more.
$15 per person

Fall Festivals & Pumpkin Patches We Expect to Return

 

The Great Pumpkin Patch at Seminole Heights United Methodist Church

2022 INFO COMING SOON
Seminole Heights 
Choose your perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, take pictures in the patch, and join special events all month.
FREE Admission; pumpkin prices vary

 


CRAFT BEER + FOODIE EVENTS

 

Worth the Drive: Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Through November 19, 2022
EPCOT
Eat and drink your way through the park’s largest culinary fest! Shop at global marketplaces and enjoy the sounds of live music.
Theme Park admission required

READ MORE: Avoid These Mistakes at the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival

 

Worth the Drive: Magical Dining in Orlando

August 26-October 2, 2022
80+ Participating Orlando restaurants
This annual celebration of Orlando eateries features dozens of restaurants offering date nighters a three-course, prix fixe menu for just $37/person. Also, new for 2021 is Visit Orlando’s Magical Nights, offering exclusive hotel and resort offers to extend the dining experience at participating hotel restaurants.
$40 per person

 

Uncorked: Tampa Wine Fest

Saturday, October 1, 2022
MOSI
Enjoy over 100 wines & champagnes from across the globe, interactive exhibits, an outdoor lounge with food trucks, music and more!
$65 – $80

 

Worth the Drive: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

November 11-12, 2022
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin – Orlando
Set outside among the scenic ambiance of the resort, this annual foodie event features live music, unlimited food tastings from the resort’s culinary team at over 20 food stations, 100 beverage selections from around the world, and immersive themed areas, such as the beer garden and the bubble lounge.
Overnight packages available.
$165 for event-only tickets

Image credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

SAVOR ST. PETE Festival

November 5-6, 2022
Downtown St. Pete
The two-day festival, overlooking breathtaking Tampa Bay in North Straub Park, will feature a first-class culinary showcase of the Bay area’s celebrated chefs, acclaimed restaurants, popular breweries and an outstanding selection of interesting wines, all within the impressive Grand Tasting Village.
$95 general admission; $125 VIP

 

Le Dîner En Blanc Tampa

2022 WAITING LIST OPEN
Secret location revealed to ticket holders ahead of event
Parisian style pop up picnic described as the chicest event on the globe. This event happens all over the world in over 80 cities at different times throughout the year. The concept of Le Dîner En Blanc spans over 30 years. Guests arrive to a secret location to dine in a public place dressed in all white attire. Guests will enjoy a localized experience but take part in Dîner En Blanc traditions that include the napkin wave, champagne toast and lighting up the night sky with the sparklers.


FALL FESTIVALS & PUMPKIN PATCHES TBA for 2022

Wolfe’s Produce Market Pumpkin Patch
Check out the areas LARGEST PUMPKIN PATCH! HUGE selection, all shapes and sizes, great pumpkin patch and Halloween decorations.
Pumpkin prices vary

Pumpkin Patch at Waterset
Pick your Halloween pumpkin at Waterset with Pick a Pumpkin for a Cause! Large and small pumpkins are available for a $5 donation each, or 5 non-perishable food items. All proceeds will go directly to Feeding Tampa Bay.
$5 per pumpkin

Bearss Grove Pumpkin Patch
Snap a selfie in front of Florida’s largest pumpkin patch pumpkin (it’s 989 lbs), pick out a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, and take home fresh flowers and produce. The fall fun is just a short 20-minute drive north of Downtown Tampa.
FREE Admission; pumpkin prices vary

Heritage UMC Pumpkin Patch
Heritage’s annual Pumpkin Patch is back again! Join them for pumpkins of all colors and sizes, as well as story time in the morning for the little ones, photo opportunities for the whole family, contests, and more!
FREE; pumpkin prices vary

Feature image credit: Armature Works (from the annual Fall Festival in early October)


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