It’s our favorite time of year… grab your kids, family and friends and get ready for pumpkin patches, haunted corn mazes, and trick-or-treating in Southwest Florida.

I’m sure you already have your pumpkin spice coffee in one hand and wearing your fall boots, so here is a list of all of the local annual events happening in our area thanks to the Facebook group called Events in SW Florida!

Pumpkin Patches

Reoccurring Events

  • Cape Coral Gator Mike’s Frightmare on 78, beginning October 1st. More info here.
  • Calusa Nature Center Haunted Walk, Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning on October 22nd. More info here.
  • Farmer Mike’s Corn Maze and Fall Festival, Friday, Saturday and Sunday only in October. More info here.
  • Southern Fresh Farms Fall Festival, every Saturday and Sunday in October, 10am-4pm. More info here.
  • 31 Produce Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch, Every Saturday and Sunday beginning October 9th. More info here.
  • Lakes Park Scarecrows in the Park, Halloween Express and Pumpkin Patch. More info here.
  • North Fort Myers Springtime Garden Center Fall Festival. More info here.

Other events

Looking for fun ideas to celebrate the season at home? Here are 11 Ideas For Halloween Pumpkin Carving:


Check out our Fall Guide for a treasure trove of articles, how-to’s, photo galleries and lists to help you make the most of the holiday season. Click here to check it out.

Katherine Viloria is Beasley Media Group's Fort Myers Digital Content Manager. She loves to write, snap photos, and watch Grey's Anatomy. Connect with her on Instagram @alittlethisalittlekat