October Fall Fun

Many Fall-Halloween activities in October!! For a complete list go to Family News website

Boo Bash
IMAG Science & History Center
2000 Cranford Ave., Fort Myers
Saturday, Oct. 6 • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Flaming, exploding pumpkins, bubbling cauldrons and fiery green tornadoes will be featured in the science show. Children in costume will be able to trick or treat with the IMAG staff. Costume-making for those who forgot. Mad Science workshop & pumpkin pie play dough station. Enter the IMAG Science Themed Pumpkin Carving Contest! Bring in a pumpkin carved or decorated with a science theme. 239-243-0043

Punkin’palooza
Fleamasters Fleamarket,
4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers
Oct. 12 – 14 • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The fall harvest season kicks off with Punkin’palooza: Fleamasters’ 8th Annual Great Pumpkin Festival. It’s the best of the fall festivals you remember: Hometown bands, small local shops, a pumpkin patch and pumpkin painting. Admission is free.

Scarecrows In The Park – Fall Festival
Lakes Park,
7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers
Oct. 12 – 28
Monday – Friday: 6 – 9 p.m.
Sat. & Sunday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Local businesses, non-profits, and youth groups build Scarecrow displays to delight and entertain guests and compete for prizes. The Festival features hayrides, spooky train rides, Halloween-themed bounce houses and more. 239-533-7575

Pumpkin Patch
31 Produce,
18672 State Road 31, Alva
Oct 13-14, 20-21,27-28
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Vendors, food trucks, pumpkin patch, hay rides, petting zoo, face painting, baloon twisting and more. Face painting is Saturdays 10 a.m. -4 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Free admission. 239-313-8213

Pumpkin Festival
Faith Presbyterian Church
4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
Saturday, Oct. 13 • 4 – 7:30 p.m.

Food, music, bounce house, games, crafts, puppet show, face painting, hayrides and more. Pumpkin Patch, Oct.
8 – 31 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 239-542-2858

Mr. Pumpkin Head’s Pumpkin Patch
Lee Civic Center,
11831 Bayshore Rd, N. Fort Myers
Oct 19 -21 & 26 – 31

Bounce house, slide, clydesdales, refreshments, hay maze and haunted house. 239-543-8368

North Fort Myers Fall Festival
N. Fort Myers Community Park
2000 North Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers
Friday, Oct. 19 • 6 – 9 p.m.

FREE, family-friendly fall festival! costume contest, candy, face painting, games, photo booth, inflatables, live DJ & prizes and more. 239-652-4512

Harvest Fun Festival
Coast Elite Gymnastics Academy
6360 Arc Way, Fort Myers
Saturday, Oct. 27 • 2 – 4 p.m.

Come out to our Fall Family Fun Festival! Enjoy games, gymnastics fun, trampolines, and the foam pit! Come dressed in your costume if you’d like. Ages 2-14. Members and non-members welcome!! $5 prepaid or $8 at the door day of event! 239-936-8467

Mall-O-Ween
Miromar Outlets
10801 Corkscrew Rd, Estero
Wednesday, Oct. 31 • 6 to 8 p.m.
Music, karaoke, trick-or-treating
and contests
Trunk–Or–Treat, 6 to 8 p.m. near the Restaurant Piazza, Lakeside, Trick-or-treat from trunk to trunk of specialty cars
Trick–Or–Treating, 6 to 8 p.m., Children trick-or-treat at participating stores.
Children’s Costume Contest (0-12 years) 6:30 p.m. near Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store
Pet Costume Contest, 7:30 p.m. betweenNeiman Marcus Last Call and Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store
239-948-3766

— familynews