Here are some of the awesome events happening October throughout Manatee and Sarasota Counties! 


31ST Annual Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Fest

Stroll under the shade of large oak trees to see local vendors in the craft show with their one of a kind crafts. The Pumpkin Fest runs every weekend of October and hours are 10:00-5:00. The event has *no charge for admission or parking*. There will be live demonstrations, music, shows and interactions throughout the festival and different activities offered each day! 

Hundsaders Farm 28th Annual Pumpkin Fest

Live shows, a corn maze, a pumpkin patch, many vendors, a zip line are just a few of the activities Hunsader farms will offer at their pumpkin festival every weekend beginning October 12th through October 27th. The fun starts at 9am and ends at 5pm. 

Water Lantern Festival October 5th, 2019

Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the water. The Water Lantern Festival will be held at Nathan Benderson Park, 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235 on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The Water Lantern Festival was voted #1 Festival of 2019 by USA Today Readers' Choice. Don't miss this beautiful event!

Sarasota Pirates & Rum Festival October 5th, 2019

Sarasota's biggest and best event in October for cancer awareness! Great LIVE music, incredible food, pirates, and rum brands from around the world. Tickets available now.

Arlington Park Halloween Trail Carnival October 26th, 2019

Join in on the frightfully fun games, tricks and treats during our Halloween Trail Carnival. Enjoy carnival games, costume contest and parade, face painting, and much more.


   Along with many more fun events happening throughout the month October!


Lakewood Ranch Classic Car Show - October 2nd, 2019

Music on Main - October 4th, 2019

Lakewood Ranch Block Party and Club Day - October 18th, 2019

Sleepy Hollow Experience - October 19th, 2019

Indigo Family Fall Festival hosted by Neal Communities - October 20th, 2019

BooFest - October 25th, 2019

Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island - October 11th, 2019

Bradenton's Farmers Market - Every Saturday through October, 2019

Mainly Art the third Saturday of October 2019

 Mainly Art hosts dozens of local artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their creations.  Art, crafts, live music, and food are available from 9am to 2pm on Fourth Avenue West where it connects with the weekly Bradenton Farmers’ Market on Main Street.


Enjoy October! Let us know if you are going to any of these great events, we may see you there!