Fall in Florida (Part 2)

It’s almost that time of year again: Fall! With the new season arriving this week, it is a great time to start planning fun events with your friends. While living in Florida can make you feel like you’re missing out on all the Fall-fun, there's no need to worry! In this article, you’ll find different events through out the state celebrating the season. 

Locally, places like Miami Zoo and Miami Seaquarium are hosting holiday specials like “Zoo Boo @ Zoo Miami” from October 27th to October 28th and the “Monster Splash @ Miami Seaquarium” on different weekends throughout October. Haulover Park will also be hosting Kiteober Fest from October 20th to the 21st. These events are perfect for families and groups of friends to attend. Moreover, for food and drink lovers (and of course, for those who are old enough!), there will also be festivals throughout the months of September and October. Check out “Oktoberfest”, “Feel the heat at Iron Fork”, and “Grovetoberfest.” For more Halloween fun, Miami Beach will be hosting ‘Nightmare on the Beach” on October 27th at Lummus Park. This year’s theme is Prom Night: A Night to Dismember.”  The Mana Wynwood Lots will also be hosting its annual “HalloWYN Block Party”, this event will be offering food trucks and bars. More events in Miami include the 43rd Annual Miami Harvest Festival from November 18th to the 19th at the Miami-Dade Fair Expo. There is also a Pumpkin Patch at Pinto’s Farm located in Southwest Miami. This Pumpkin Patch will be available from September 29th through October 28th. The Miami Lakes United Methodist Church will also be having their annual pumpkin patch from September 29th to October 31st! 

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Lastly, for those traveling this fall, cities like Orlando, St. Augustine, and Key West all offer their own events! This fall you can visit Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival from August 30 to November 12, 2018 and the Freak Show Horror Film Fest from October 26 to October 28, 2018. St. Augustine and Key West are famous for their ghost tours and offer them yearly, but visiting this October will make it all the more spooky!


For more tips on how to get in the spirit of fall in Florida, read my first article: Fall in Florida: https://www.hercampus.com/school/fiu/fall-florida-0

Happy fall! 

- Claudia C.