Fall Festivals, Halloween Events, and More Awesome Things to Do in Orlando this Weekend with Kids

Enjoy the spookiness at a family-friendly evening of fall fun at the Hamlin Pumpkin Patch Palooza! Photo courtesy of Hamlin Pumpkin Patch
Enjoy the spookiness at a family-friendly evening of fall fun at the Hamlin Pumpkin Patch Palooza! Photo courtesy of Hamlin Pumpkin Patch

Looking for the best things to do in Orlando this weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list.

October is my favorite month of the year in Orlando! Our Mommy Poppins event calendar is PACKED with fun fall events in Orlando and around Central Florida. Get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather at several fall festivals, including Apopka Fall-O-Ween, Celebration Falltober Fest, Fall Festival at The Ranch at St. Cloud, Winter Park Autumn Art Festival, and many more. Get in the Halloween spirit with themed movie nights at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company or Leu Gardens, and break in those Halloween costumes to trick-or-treat at Legoland's Brick or Treat, SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular, and Boo at the Zoo

Don't forget to subscribe to our email list to receive updates about everything happening around Orlando, visit our Best of October roundup to plan for the rest of the month, and check our Fall Fun Guide for even more things to do this season!

And don't miss your chance to win! Mommy Poppins is sponsoring a pretty amazing giveaway: The grand-prize winner will get a 2 night all-inclusive trip for 2 adults and 2 children (including airfare from the continental US, food, & beverages) to Velas Vallarta family resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Enter to win our Family Fun Resort Getaway

Places featured in this article:


Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company

Celebration Community Field Complex

The Ranch at St. Cloud

Central Park - Winter Park
Pumpkin Ponderosa at Showcase of Citrus
Showcase of Citrus - 9:00 AM Pick
Fairy Doors Exhibit at Leu Gardens
Harry P. Leu Gardens - 9:00 AM Pick
Teatime Dance Party with Mr. Richard
Infusion Tea - 10:00 AM Pick
Fall Festival at Southern Hill Farms
Southern Hill Farms - 11:00 AM Pick
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