Halloween 2021
your guide to family fun

pumpkins, parties, costumes & FUN


Break out the candy corn – it’s time to PARTY! We’ve earned a Halloween filled with loads of treats, costumes and family fun. Check out a master list of goodies with our 2021 Halloween Guide, presented by Friends of the Riverwalk.

Note: COVID makes life a bit unpredictable. Please be sure to check with programs about cancellation & refund policies.

Friends of the Riverwalk. Are you ready for a spooky month along the Tampa Riverwalk? Friends of the Riverwalk will be hosting Riverwalk Halloween Hunt and Riverwalk Trick or Treat  during the month of October. Both events are free to the public and a safe outdoor Halloween activity fun for all ages. Head to our website for more event details!

Wolfe’s Produce Market. Wolfe’s Produce Market has the largest pumpkin patch around! Take festive pictures with the kids at our awesome photo nook. We carry pumpkins of all shapes, colors and sizes, decorative straw, cornstalks big and small, apple cider, fresh-baked sweet bread and more .Located at 6005 US Highway 301 S in Riverview. Call 813-927-2204 or just come see us!

ZooTampa. Tampa Bay’s most popular family Halloween event, Creatures of the Night, returns to ZooTampa. Guests of all ages can experience eerie frights, mingle with animals and enjoy festive treats throughout the Zoo. This year’s family-friendly event features NightShadow, a dream master who brings whimsical as well as nightmarish dreams to life. Will you answer the whisper of NightShadow? Click here for reservations and more details.

Balloon Bar Tampa Bay. It’s Fall y’all! Let Balloon Bar Tampa Bay create a fun, spooky or scary design for your Fall Festival or Halloween Party! We’ll help get you in the mood for pumpkin and spice with something nice! We also offer photo backdrops, yard greetings, party tents and so much more. Click here to book your fun today!

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Kids of all ages can enjoy this Halloween season with an expanded trick-or-treat trail and furry friends at Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. This family-friendly event takes place every weekend in October in the Sesame Street Safari of Fun area and is included in park admission. Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends feature more trick-or-treat stations than ever, a limited-time Sesame Street Halloween Show, festive character meet-and-greets and more. Click here for details.

Crayola Experience. Get Ready for Spooky Family Fun! Screamin’ Green Hauntoween is going on now through October 31. Join our crayon crew on their quest to discover rare, Halloween colors and meet monster-ific characters as you go! To find them all, you’ll journey into an ancient Pharaoh’s tomb, creep through a spooktacular forest, mine for galactic colors and more! Plus enjoy themed crafts, a Crayola slime class*, trick-or-treating on weekends and our 28 hands-on attractions! ALL included with general admission, *additional fee for slime class. Click here for details.

Harvest Holler. Harvest Holler Corn Maze offers fall festival fun and hayrides to see the farm animals & meet our sweet pigs. We also have a cow train, corn bins, putt putt, slides and hay fort, tire swings and concessions at Paw Paws Vittles followed by pumpkin pie or cobbler at Maw Maws. Y’all come!

Keel Farms. Join Keel Farms for Fall fun the whole family will love at our Harvest Days! Open every Saturday in October from 11am – 4pm! We have activities for all ages including pumpkin painting, bounce house, farm animals and hayrides! Admission and parking are both free for this event! We can’t wait to see you. Click here for details.

Sky Zone Tampa. Sky Zone Tampa has tons of family fun ready for Halloween! Choose from Little Leapers Halloween Costume Party & Parades weekends in October starting on the 24th, Halloween GLOW jump on Oct. 30th and a special Scary-cheap Halloween day jump price of only $13 for a 2 hour jump pass! Click here for times and details! 

Sunshine Illumination. Shimmering Lights Fall Festival opens Oct 8 and is a perfect family Halloween activity. Enjoy a lighted outdoor ¼ mile walking trail in the country with animated LED lights, seasonal sounds, and a few new surprises. A fun, not scary, event to enjoy for all ages. Admission also includes scavenger hunts, outdoor movies, games and crafts for no additional charge. Costumes allowed and social distancing practiced. Open 7-10pm. Click here for dates and pricing.

Tampa Theatre. Tampa’s most historic (and most haunted) movie palace announces the return of their A Nightmare on Franklin Street series, Oct 16-31. Enjoy classic horror movies, Campfire Stories under the stars, ghost tours, a special screening of the silent vampire film Nosferatu, and the all-new SpiritsFest cocktail event! Click here for full schedule and details.

Wesley Chapel Fall Fest. Wesley Chapel Fall Fest is 2 days full of family-friendly fun with pumpkin patch, fall pageant, community performances, 50+ crafter, huge kids zone with games and inflatables, pony rides, and petting zoo, plus World’s Largest Food Truck Rally 12 with 70+ food trucks! $10 entry for adults. Click for more info. 

Halloween Decor. Is it Halloween if your house isn’t covered in fake spiderwebs & plastic pumpkins? Get in the spirit with these FUN decorations. Click here for a complete shopping list of webs, pumpkins, ghosts & goblins (all links are to Amazon for easy shopping).

Pumpkin Patches. Pumpkin picking is a prime family activity this month. Head to one of these local patches for pumpkins, treats, hayrides and other fall activities. Insider tip: go early in the day and pack sunscreen, water & snacks. Click here for a master list of Tampa Bay pumpkin patches.

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