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Posted by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 8:42 AM
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Hi Moms!  Are you looking for fun activities to enjoy with your family (...or just your significant other!) this Fall?  I have compiled a list of a ton of fun things to do in the area for both Halloween and Fall. 

Reply to this post to tell me what you're doing with your family to celebrate the season!!  Have fun

FALL AND HALLOWEEN EVENTS

Zoo Boo, Lowry Park Zoo

September 24-25, 2010 - "Shriek Peek" Opening Weekend

October 1-2, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24 and 28-31, 2010

$17 for Adults, (12yrs+) - $14 for Children (3yrs-11yrs) - 2 and under, FREE!

Visit the website to view discounts and additional information.

http://www.lowryparkzoo.com/zooboo/index.html

21

st Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair

Saturday and Sunday, October 30 & 31, 2010

10am - 5pm

FREE Admission

http://www.artfestival.com/Festivals/Hyde_Park_Village_Art_Fair_Tampa_Florida_October.ASPX

Yo Gabba Gabba - LIVE!

St. Pete Times Fourm

October 30, 2010: 2:00 and 5:00pm

http://www.sptimesforum.com/event_details.asp?id=198

Sesame Street Live

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Friday - Sunday, October 15 - 17, 2010 - 10:30am and 7:00pm shows

http://www.rutheckerdhall.com/event/sesame-street-live/7779/?loc=event-buy

Asylum & Other Zombie Encounters

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

October 22-23, 29-30, 2010: 7:30pm

http://www.rutheckerdhall.com/event/asylum-and-other-zombie-encounte/7661/?loc=date-select

Clearwater Jazz Holiday

October 14-17, 2010

Admission is FREE

http://www.clearwaterjazz.com/

Pumpkin Patch, Hyde Park

October 16 - 31, 2010

Pumpkin Patch Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 5 pm - 8 pm Thursday & Friday: 12 pm - 8 pm Saturday:

10 am - 8 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay presents the Annual Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch! Come to

Hyde Park Village to pick out that perfect pumpkin! All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Tampa

Bay.

For more information, call the Humane Society of Tampa Bay at 813.876.4150 or visit

www.humanesocietytampa.org

Fall Festival, Hyde Park Village

October 16, 2010

11am - 1pm

Family fun for all of your little ghosts and goblins! Trick-or-treating, pumpkin patch, bounce house, face

painting, games, children's entertainment and more!

Dakota Avenues)nd aSwann(at

http://hydeparkvillage.net/go/mallEvents.cfm?EventId=2145372607&EventsOnly=1

Autumn Harvest, South St. Pete

October 16, 2010: 10am - 4pm

Admission is FREE!

3130 31st St. S., The Pinellas Pioneer Settlement 727-866-6401

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy an old fashioned Fall Celebration & Farmer's Market w/ hay rides, bobbing for apples, sack races &

other fun events.

Haunted Hike Through Historic St. Pete

Saturday, October 16, 2010

1-mile, 1-hour walking tour through Euclid/St. Paul's, or ESP! Sure to entertain, amuse and educate! Saturday,

October 16th, 2010. Tours from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Meet at the corner of 13 Ave and 13 St North.

Tickets will be $7 for Adults and $3 for Children the night of the hike (2 & under Free). (Children must be

accompanied by a paying adult.)

http://www.espna.org/

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

Bradenton, East Manatee County

October 16 - 18, 23 - 25 & 30, 31, 2010: 9am - 5pm

Admission: $7.00 for Adults, Children 12 and under FREE! Parking is $4.00

Pumpkins, hay rides, pony rides, petting zoo and more. Click this link for all info:

http://www.hunsaderfarms.com/upcom.htm#pumpkin

2

nd Annual Green Halloween

Whole Foods Market 1548 North Dale Mabry Blvd

Friday October 29, 2010: 4pm - 7pm

Event will feature kid-friendly games, eco-costume contest, entertainment and sponsor booths that will supply

an eco-friendly family activity or product to distribute. Each participant will be given recyclable Halloween

bags to help them collect their goodies along the way. We have several local and state agencies who will

also be participating educating our guests about our environment in a fun and memorable way.

http://greenhalloween.org/tampa/

Hall-o-boo

MOSI, Tampa

Thursday - Saturday, October 28 - 30, 2010

This 5th Annual event is kid friendly and filled with fun fright zones inspired by Hollywood classics, including

children's activities, trick or treat stations and fun science demonstrations.

Each night of Hall-O-Boo there were will be Jack and The Beanstalk shows, by Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre:

shows at 6:30 and 8:00 p.m.; Marionettes, big and small, perform in this classic adventure tale where everyone

lives happily ever after. See the show and make a puppet to take home! Workshop from 7:15-7:45 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for MOSI Members (advance purchase) $12 day of event, $12 for Non-member tickets

(advance purchase) $15 day of event. Val-U-Boo package Buy three Hall-O-Boo tickets, get one free - see site

for details.

http://www.mosi.org/plan-your-visit/events-calendar.aspx?eid=80&ModuleId=168

Halloween Spooktacular

Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive Largo, FL 33771

Saturday, October 23, 2010: 4pm - 10pm

http://www.largo.com/egov/apps/events/calendar.egov?path=03&action=details&id=2017

Dunedin Oktobeer Fest

Friday October 1, 2010 and Saturday, October 2, 2010: 11am - 1pm

Douglas Avenue

Dunedin Brewery 727-736-0606

Brews by the Bay - Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 9, 2010

8:00PM - 12:00AM

The Florida Aquarium's Brews By The Bay 2010, featuring Oktoberfest

brews & craft beers of Pepin Distributing, is the Aquarium's second annual Oktoberfest beer and food

tasting. Guests will get to enjoy one of the largest German parties around. While sampling over 60 different

types of beer and fantastic food from bay area restaurants, event attendees will be able to stroll

through the aquarium and view all the exhibits and amazing animals. There are no crowded streets or

long beer lines at this party, only cool exhibits, live entertainment and the kind of fun that can only

come from a full barrel of beer. This will be an Oktoberfest you'll never forget. Featuring: Complimentary

beer samplings, Complimentary food throughout the Aquarium, Live Entertainment & Dancing.

http://www.brewsbythebay.com/

Guppyween, FL Aquarium

Sunday October 24, 2010: 4pm - 8pm

For a safe and spooktacular Halloween, take your kids trick-or-treating with us. We'll be packed to the

gills with goodies and Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine will be here with a variety of children's activities

and carnival treats.

Admission: $2 for children under 12; adults age 12+ are only $12.

http://moreinfo.flaquarium.org/Calendar/index.asp

2

nd Annual Sarasota Pumpkin Festival

Friday - Sunday, October 29-31, 2010

12pm - 10pm

Sarasota County Fairgrounds

Admission is $5.00 for Adults, kids 10 and under FREE: All proceeds to benefit All Children's Hospital

http://sarasotapumpkinfestival.com/default.aspx

Downtown Dunedin Trick or Treating

Friday, October 29, 2010

5pm-8pm: Downtown Dunedin

Downtown Merchants Association, 727-733-3197

Halloween Happening, Dunedin

Saturday, October 30, 2010

5:30pm - 9:30pm, Highlander Park

Parks and Recreation Department, 727-812-4530

Guavaween Family Fun Fest (10am-3pm) / Night of Costume Revelry (3pm-3am)

Saturday October 30, 2010: 10am - 3:30pm

Children's Costume Parade/Contest, Safe Trick-or-Treat throughout Ybor City, Live Entertainment and

Performances, Hands-on Activities, Pumpkin Giveaway/Decorating, Spooky Story Time, Appearances by

Bay Area Sports Mascots, Safety Education Exhibits and Demos by Tampa Bay's Best Area Attractions -

so much more!

FREE from 10am until 3pm (Family Fun Fest), $17 beginning at 3pm until 3am (Night of Costume Revelry)

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THEME PARKS:

Busch Gardens Hallowscream, Tampa

Septmeber 24 & 25, 2010 7:30pm -1:00am Freaky Preview

Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday from September 30, 2010 - October 31, 2010

7:30pm - 1am on Thursdays

7:30pm - 2am on Fridays & Saturdays

Halloween Night: 7:30pm - 1am

Price $19.95 - $79.95 depending on day, pass and advance purchase. See site for details

http://tampa.howl-o-scream.com/

Halloween Horror Night Universal Studios, Orlando

September 24, 25 and 30, 2010. October 1-3, 7-10, 14-17, 20-24, 27-31, 2010

*NOT FOR KIDS 13 and younger

Prices start at $39.99 and up - see site for details

http://www.halloweenhorrornights.com

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween, Orlando

Disney World, Magic Kingdom

September - November, 2010. See site for exact dates as it does not run every night.

7pm - 12am

Prices start at $54 for children

http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/parks/magic-kingdom/special-events/

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