Local Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals to Visit This Season

By Julia Bauer
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October is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than you and your little ones taking part in all the fall festivities! Here is Giggle’s guide to local pumpkin patches and fall festivals opening soon so you can start planning your spooky season. Click the event names to read more on their websites!

3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch Arts and Crafts Festival

Sunday, October 4 JupiterFIRST Church is hosting the 3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch Arts & Crafts Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be artists and crafters along with a bounce house, pumpkins, face painting and more! There will also be a bake sale, and you can purchase food and drink at the cafe.

Annual Palm Beach Boo Bash

In October, The Palm Beach Expos is hosting its 5th annual Boo Bash at the Mariott-Palm Beach Gardens. Mark your calendars for Friday the 13th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. to enjoy a silent auction, costume contests, games, trick or treat swag bags and more! Presale tickets are $20, and all proceeds will go toward a local charity.

Arts and Crafts Fall Festival

The NPB Community Center is hosting the annual North Palm Beach from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 4. You can shop for a variety of holiday gifts, decorations and works of art from nearly 100 vendors! All items are hand crafted.

Campfire for Girls

Saturday, November 11, girls can enjoy Girl Scout traditions, make s’mores and celebrate sisterhood from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the Girl Scouts at River Center. This campfire is recommended for girls in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade, and you do not have to be a Girl Scout to participate in this event!

Fall Family Fun Fest

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 8, Cox Science Center is hosting its Fall Family Fun Fest at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! There will be live entertainment, science-themed crafts, a mummy wrapping contest and more. Tickets are $19.95 and come with one free child admission per paid full price adult admission.


Before you go trick-or-treating, stop by Jupiter Farms Church for its FarmsFest Tuesday, October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.! You and your kiddos can do some trunk-or-treating while listening to live music.

Good Shepard Episcopal School Fall Festival

Saturday, October 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 pm., Good Shepard Episcopal School is hosting its fall festival. You and your family can enjoy a bake sale, food trucks, a corn maze, a dunk tank, live music, activities and more! All activities are included with admission. Visit their Facebook for more information.

Mandalay Farms Fall Festival

Saturday, October 21, Mandalay Farms is hosting its fall festival from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. You and your family can enjoy a pumpkin patch, petting zoo and more! You can purchase tickets in advanced on their website.

Nature Speaks Fall Festival Fundraiser and Craft Show

This free family event is Saturday, October 7. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You and your family can play games, decorate cookies, do an obstacle course, participate in the donut eating contest and more! The festival is at 11065 164th Court N. Jupiter Farms. Event entrance is through the west gate, and some activities are paid.

Palm Beach Gardens Annual Fall Festival

Join Guidepost Montessori at Palm Beach Gardens Friday, October 27th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to celebrate the season with a fall Festival! Enjoy trunk-or-treat, an ice cream truck, games and more. Costumes are encouraged!

Palm City Presbyterian Church Fall Festival

Friday, October 6, Palm City Presbyterian Church invites you its free fall festival! From 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., there will be food, trunk-or-treat, crafts and more at the Huizenga Family Life Center.

Pumpkin Fest

Chasin’ a Dream Foundation is hosting the annual Pumpkin Fest at Harbourside Place Saturday, October 21. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be pumpkin patches, live entertainment, kid friendly haunted houses and more!

Pumpkin Patch

Visit Holy Spirit Lutheran Church’s pumpkin patch Saturday, October 14 through Monday, October 20 to find the perfect pumpkin. There will be fall games and – of course – pumpkin picking! The patch is open from 3 p.m. to dark on weekdays and weekends from 9 a.m. to dark. All proceeds benefit the youth ministry.

Rock-n-Fall Festival

Commons Park in Royal Palm Beach is hosting the the annual Rock-n-Fall Festival Friday, October 6 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday October 7 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.! Enjoy a variety of craft vendors, food, drinks, live music, a corn maze and more. You and your children (or pets!) can enter the Halloween costume contests. Bringing lawn chairs is recommended.

Spooktacular Night At The Park

At 6 p.m. Friday, October 20, Stuart Memorial Park will be full of fun family activities for all ages! There will be a haunted house, movie in the park, corn maze and more. Don’t forget to dress up in your best costume!

Tradition Fall Festival

Enjoy a Florida Fall Saturday, November 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Go on a hayride, jump in bounce houses, listen to live music, enjoy food from vendors and more at Tradition Square!

What’s Cooking Kids? No Tricks, All Treats

Friday, October 7, Downtown Palm Beach Gardens welcomes all little ghouls and Goblins to have a Howling good time. Junior chefs can enjoy making a rice crispy pop treat while making a ghoulish craft from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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