Whose looking for some fall family fun? Picking the perfect pumpkin, watching the leaves turn colors or getting lost in a corn maze there are plenty of activities just right for your family this fall. Here are a few in our area that we’ve found to be worth the visit.
Rodgers Farm : Rodgers Farm is open year round but in October they have Octoberfest. (October 3-31) For just $12 a person you will get to do a corn maze, shoot corn, feed the animals, a hayride, pony rides, and more. New this year they have added a dunk tank , speed ball and a kid favorite cow milking.
Zombiefest: This one is for the older kids. At least 8 years of age or older. Zombiefest combines a haunted house with laser tag. Tickets must be purchased in advance so be sure and check the Rebounderz website for more info. This event has yet to be posted but was a big hit last year so stay on the LOOK out for more details.
Field of Screams : located at Conners A-maize-ing Acres of Hilliard, Florida. The Field of Screams is at night from 7-10 pm October 22, 28, and 29th in the corn maze of course. If Field of Screams does not sound like your cup of tea no worries. Conner’s A-maize-ing Acres has all kinds of other family fun during the day and even other maize activities.
Spooktacular- Of course we can’t miss an event at the Jacksonville Zoo. Spooktacular is a yearly event hosted by the Zoo. Dress up, bring your treat bags and be ready at 6:30 pm. The cost is $10 for nonmembers and $8 for members. You’ll find all kinds of fun like a Pirate’s Cove , bounce houses, the Enchanted Forest not to mention the oh so important candy stations.
Kirby Family Farm Lost Railroad: This little event is fun for all ages. Open on both Fridays and Saturdays the cost is $10 for ages 3 and up. Kirby Family Farm is located in Williston but worth the drive specially if you have a train lover. Admission inclues entrance into the farm, a ride on the train, funny movies/shows on the big movie screen and more. There are additional activties for $2-3 each.
Scarecrow Row- visit Alauchua any night in October and take a stroll down Main Street also known as Scarecrow Row. The cost is free. For more information contat the Chamber of Commerce here : (386) 462-3333
Ghouls Goblins and Greeks : Stay on the Look Out for the time and date of this fun fun annual event in Gainesville. A crazy fun night on Sorority Row. where 16 different sorority houses will have themes and games for the kids. The event is Free.Located on east and west Panhellenic Drive between 8th and 9th Avenue Gainesville FL 32601 We loved trick or treating Sorority Row in the past but be prepared to Look for parking in the area.
The Dungeons Scream Park : located at the Clay County Fairgrounds and open every Friday and Saturday night 7pm to 12am until November 1. General Admission is $10 or $25 for all 3 3 attractions . *haunted house * haunted hayride *carnival rides/games
There are also several pumpkin patches, fall church festivals and other fun events in the area. Lots to choose from for Fall Family Fun this month. . Choose one and have a great time! We will .
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