Pumpkins near Clearwater open last weekend


CLEARWATER, FL – Halloween is just around the corner and your time is almost over to get the best pumpkin in a local patch for Halloween.

Many families in Clearwater enjoy an annual trip to the pumpkin patch. The fields often have free activities such as corn mazes, hay walks, and apple cider tastings.

Visiting an outdoor pumpkin farm is pretty safe, but mask and social distancing guidelines and hours of operation may change. Before you go, it’s best to call ahead to the field or check their website.

Below are some of the best pumpkin farms in the Clearwater area to visit in 2021:

Heritage pumpkin patch

United Methodist Heritage Church in Clearwater, 2680 Landmark Drive, Clearwater, will be open until October 31 with proceeds going to the student ministry fund for summer mission trips.

Gallagher Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkins and Gallagher Trees, 7401 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, is open for pumpkin picking from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Before the Christmas trees arrive, the 30-year-old family business is filling its lot with pumpkins, gourds, hay bales, corn stalks and other harvest season decorations.

Gallagher’s offers pumpkins as well as photo ops, kids’ games, and snow cones. While you’re at it, place your Christmas tree order.

Raprager Family Farm Pumpkin Festival

Raprager family farm, 16907 Boy Scout Road, Odessa, will host its Fall Pumpkin Festival to Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Activities include live music, hay rides, farm animals, 80ft airbag, 40ft hay slide, corn pit, huge play fort, greenhouse, l ‘gem mining, pony rides, local food and craft vendors, Raprager’s Sweet Shop Cinnamon Glazed Fudge and Toasted Nuts, a haunted barn and a scarecrow contest in which the winner and the finalist will receive $ 500 and $ 250.

The cost is $ 12.50 for children 2 and under admitted free.

Click on here to buy tickets.

14th Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser

Power for kids, 8005 S. Race Track Road, Tampa, will host its 14th Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. until October 31.

It features pony rides, hay rides, farm animals, bouncy house, games, playground, live music, and train rides.

There will be a pumpkin patch with pumpkins to buy and food vendors.

The cost is $ 12 for adults and children. Babies 12 months and under are admitted free.

Click on here for details.

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

Hunsader Farms, 5500 County Road 675 Bradenton, will host its 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival 30-31 Oct. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It will feature live music and shows, a pumpkin patch, a craft show, charity pumpkin games, Pioneer Trades Village, hay rides, pony rides, a corn maze, art exhibits. scarecrows, homemade ice cream, farm-roasted sweet corn, pumpkin pie, rock – climbing wall, power jump, petting zoo, playground, painting on arms, train rides for children and adults, a juggler, fresh produce and a butterfly experience.

Admission is $ 12 and parking is $ 5. Children 10 and under are admitted free. There is an additional cost for train rides and the corn maze.

17th Annual Wesley Chapel Fall Festival

17th Annual North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce Wesley Chapel Fall Festival is Saturday, October 30 and Sunday, October 31 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Tampa Premium Outlets, 2300 Grand Cypress Drive, Lutz.

Admission is $ 5 with children under 12 admitted free.

There will be three community stages, shows, pumpkin patch, trunk or treat, pet costume contest, Lil Miss and Mr. Pumpkin Pageant, over 50 artisans, photo ops, zoo for kids and “the world’s biggest food truck rally” with over 60 national food trucks and local favorites.

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