Enjoy These Family-Friendly Florida Fall Activities

While the majority of Florida’s annual events have been canceled due to COVID-19, there are still a few great options throughout the state that are affordable, family-friendly, and are taking proper safety precautions. We were able to find several open-air corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and drive-thru haunted events that are appropriate for people of all ages.

Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres

Hilliard, Florida

Host Conner’s A-Maize-ing Acres, Hilliard, Florida
Event Various fall attractions are available daily
Dates Thursday, Friday, Saturday October; 3-31
CostPrices vary depending on the age and time purchased. For prices and availability, visit Ticketleap.
AboutThe Conners host a very special family-friendly attraction each year on their A-Maize-ing farm in Hilliard. In order to promote social distancing this year, tickets are only available by reservation. This year’s anticipated corn maze is Charlotte’s Web-themed.

Each day has unique activities, so visit their website to see what interests you and yours. This year, you can look forward to:
– Wagon and Horse Rides
– Redneck Olympics
– Flashlight Maze
– Corn Cannon
– Charlotte’s Web Corn Maze
– Autism Sensory Garden
– Pedal Cart Races
– Life Size Lincoln Logs
– Haunted Trail

Spookyville Drive-Thru Fair Eats & Treats

West Palm Beach, Florida

Host Yesteryear Village, West Palm Beach
EventSpookyville Drive-Thru Fair
Dates October 23-31, 2020
Cost$25 per car
About“This Halloween, get the family dressed in their Halloween best and join us for a safe and socially distant drive through trick or treating (in Yesteryear Village)! For the 21st consecutive year, Yesteryear Village, our Living History Park will come alive with entertainment, not-so-spooky décor and costumed volunteers offering treats and big smiles to the little ones.

Your children can now enjoy a slow cruise of friendly faces, familiar songs, Halloween vignettes and lots of candy, while staying in the safety of your car the whole time. After the ride, enjoy Fair Eats & Treats too! Fair food and sweets will be available for purchase. Your young ones will be leaving safely and soundly with smiling faces and full trick-or-treat bags!”

Family Farm Fun Day

Jacksonville, Florida

Host Diamond D Ranch, Jacksonville
Event Family Farm Fun Day
Dates September 26, 2020
Session A: 10am-1pm
Session B: 2pm-5pm
Cost $15-20 (tickets)
About“Bring your family and friends out to spend a day at the ranch.

Wagon Ride:
You and your family will take a wagon ride touring our working horse and cattle ranch while feeding cows, bison (buffalo), goats and sheep.

Nature Walk:
There will be a guided nature walk where you can learn about Florida plants and wildlife. During the nature walk, there will be a chance to feed fish and learn about the different fish in the pond.

Pony Rides (10yr & under/under 100lb):
Your little one will have a chance to ride a pony on a carousel.

Animal Orientation:
Have you ever milked a cow? Maggie Moo, our fabricated cow can be milked. Here you will learn fun facts about MILK. You will also get to pet a real cow and miniature horse. We will teach you about the history of horses in Florida, how they helped shape America and also give you some fun cow facts.

Dixie Cartwheel:
The is a ride that goes upside down and around and around… in a circle. This is fun for the older children and the brave parents.

Bounce Houses (12yr & younger)

11th Annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

Belleview, Florida

Host Timberline Farm
Event11th Annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch
Dates Oct 2 at 4pm–Oct 4
HoursFriday: 4pm–Dusk
Saturday: 10am–Dusk
Sunday: 12pm–Dusk
CostGeneral Admission Prices:
(Children 3 and under): Free
All Tickets; $8
Children: $6
Active Military, Firefighters, and Law Enforcement: Free
AboutTimberline Farm is a 35-acre family farm that hosts an annual Corn Maze festival each fall.

Activities include:
– Carnival games
– Pony rides
– Music
– Food and drinks
– Pumpkin patch
– Train rides
– Face painting
– Hay rides
– Country store
– Blacksmith shop
– Craft vendors

32nd Annual Pumpkin Fest

Sarasota, Florida

Host Fruitville Grove Farm Market
Event32nd Annual Pumpkin Fest
Dates October 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, and 31
Cost***The fest has free admission*** There will be a $5 fee requested per vehicle to park. (This will assist with costs associated with the increased measures taken towards safety measures for COVID-19.)
AboutOur festival is a community event with lots of fun for the whole family. The 32nd annual Pumpkin Festival is all weekends of October.

Face coverings are mandatory.

Activities include:
– Food Truck Rally
– Craft Show
– Live Music
– Kids Fun Zone (with zip line)
– Pony Rides
– Mini Train Ride
– Hay Rides
– Hug-A-Goat
– Petting Zoo
– Enchanted Unicorn Encounter
– Butterfly Garden Experience
– Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
– Free Children’s Costume Contest every Saturday at 2:00pm
– Free daily shows of the Torres Family Circus with the Globe of Death and Extreme Riders!

The farm market and pumpkin patch are always open during the week from 9:00am-6:00pm to pick out a pumpkin, fall decorations, or grab some local farm fresh produce and snap your annual family photos in the pumpkin patch.”

Stay Safe and Enjoy Your Fall

We hope that Floridians find events that they can enjoy safely this fall with their families. If you are one of our policyholders affected by COVID-19, we are offering financial assistance measures. Read more about our promise to care at the Farm Bureau Insurance Promise.