Something magical happens when the temperature starts to drop in Florida. Sure, sunny days by the water are still plentiful, but there’s truly no better time to visit Orlando North than in the Fall. With so many pumpkin patches and corn mazes to choose from in Seminole County, you’re sure to get in the autumn spirit with these festive, family-friendly attractions.
The harvest season is just around the corner, so read on for a few of our picks for local pumpkin patches, autumn festivals, corn mazes, hayrides, and so much more.
HAGERTY FARMS PUMPKIN PATCH
Photo credit: Hagerty Farms Pumpkin Patch
3225 Lockwood Boulevard, Oviedo, Florida, 32765
Fall memories start here! The Hagerty Farms Pumpkin Patch in Oviedo is the place to be this season, with kids’ games, a spiderweb maze, and story time at 3pm every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. If you’re looking for some family photos worth framing, Hagerty Farms has created can’t-miss photo-ops and vignettes to help you capture the perfect shot. Plus, this patch is pet-friendly, so bring your fur babies along for the fun.
PUMPKIN PATCH AT THE LAKE MARY FARMER’S MARKET
Photo credit: @lakemaryfarmersmarket
Saturdays in October
100 N Country Club Rd, Lake Mary, Florida, 32746
What’s better than a pumpkin patch in the fall? One that’s accompanied by a full-on farmer’s market! Happening every Saturday in October, the pumpkin patch at the Lake Mary Farmer’s Market is a two-for-one when it comes to autumn adventure.
There’ll be plenty of gourds to bring home, practice your carving on, and use as Halloween decorations. When you’ve had your fill, you’ll find even more fresh produce, handmade items, artisan bath and body products, and treats galore just steps away.
October 8, 2021
Starting at 6pm
Sanford Civic Center
It wouldn’t be a list of fall festivals without Oktoberfest! When it comes to this celebration of German food, drinks, and culture, there’s no better spot in town than Downtown Sanford and Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café. Hit the streets of historic downtown for fun, games, music, dancing, folk costumes, and, of course, plenty of authentic German fare and beer!
FALL-TASTIC AUTUMN AFTERNOON AT BLACK HAMMOCK BEE FARMS
October 23, 2021
2385 Howard Ave, Oviedo, Florida, 32765
Looking for a sweet way to celebrate? Don’t miss a Fall-Tastic Autumn Afternoon at Black Hammock Bee Farms taking place on October 23. The perfect fall festival for kids and grownups alike, you’ll find fall crafts, yummy food, honey tastings, bee presentations, and so much more! With plenty of photo ops throughout the farm, you’re sure to snap a photo you’ll cherish for years to come. Don’t forget to bring some fall flowers home to keep the seasonal vibes going!
ALL SOULS COMMUNITY HARVEST FESTIVAL
November 6-7, 2021
3280 W 1st St, Sanford, FL, FL 32771
The seventh annual All Souls Community Harvest Festival is happening, and it’s a Seminole County staple. This festival brings with it two days of non-stop, autumn-inspired activities, including carnival rides, live music, delicious food, and, of course, a pumpkin patch! One of the largest events every year, the Sanford harvest festival, is both a family favorite and date night destination. So, get your fall boots and your flannels ready!
HONORABLE MENTIONS: MORE PUMPKIN PATCHES NEAR ORLANDO NORTH
Grace United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
October 17-31, 2021
499 N. Country Club Road, Lake Mary, Florida, 32746
First Church of Oviedo Pumpkin Patch
October 3 – 31, 2021
263 King Street, Oviedo, Florida, 32765
Community United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
September 26 – October 31, 2021
4921 S US Highway 17/92, Casselberry, Florida, 32707
Markham Woods Presbyterian Church Pumpkin Patch
October 9 – 31, 2021
5210 Markham Woods Road, Lake Mary, Florida, 32746
The PumpKIND Patch
October 9 – 31, 2021
514 Walden View Drive, Sanford, FL, 32771
What does fall have in store for you? If you’re anything like us, one or more of these pumpkin patches and fall festivals are on your list of things to do this season! So, make your plans, get the kids ready (or make it a memorable outing with friends!), and let the autumnal awesomeness begin.
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