October Events and Festivals in Florida

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October Events and Festivals in Florida

With Fall starting and the weather beginning to turn less extreme, October is a great month for festivals in Florida. There's tons of great food events this month including several city-wide food celebrations.

See our October Event Guide for a complete listing of Events and Festivals happening in October.


Outdoor Events in Florida in October

October is an exciting month for events in Florida. This month is when there is finally a break in the high summer temperatures with a feeling of fall in the air. 

Theme Parks & Attractions

With Halloween on the 31st of October, all of the main theme parks have Halloween-related events all month long. Plus Epcot's Food and Wine Festival continues. Also be sure to check out museums in your area for special events. 

More Fall & Halloween Events

October is the month for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides, and haunted houses. Here's some of the halloween and autumn festivities happening around the state.


Oktoberfest and other Food and Drink Events

As always, there are tons of great food events happening throughout Florida. And in October, of course, we have our share of Oktoberfests! Here are some of the best ones:

Music Festivals

There are lots of Music Festivals taking place during the month of October, so enjoy the weather while you dance to all kinds of music.


Craft Festivals

Now that the weather is nicer, it's the perfect time to be outside browsing craft vendors at a craft show!

Other Events

There are tons of unique events and festivals in October if none of the above events are for you. These are the ones you don't want to miss: