Whether pumpkin spice is your thing or not, we’ve put together a list of family-friendly fall local happenings across Baldwin, Escambia, and Santa Rosa Counties. Make the most of the fall season and take the time to enjoy it with festivals, events, and more! There’s something for everyone on this list, and you will see Pen Air Federal Credit Union at many of these, so stop by and say hi!
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Pensacola Interstate Fair: Oct. 18 – 28
Uptown Foley Halloween Party: Oct. 25
The annual event will present a safe Halloween party, complete with games, inflatable bounce houses, balloon creations, a cake walk, trick-or-treat, face-painting and more along Orange Ave. and W. Laurel Ave.
Wahooloween: Oct 26
Wahooloween will feature community-sponsored trick or treating on the concourse, with booths representing 30-plus local businesses and community organizations, along with Kazoo, a Halloween movie on the videoboard and concessions.
Barktober Fest: Oct. 27
Pensacola Humane Society presents the area’s favorite annual pet friendly festival, Barktoberfest, at Community Maritime Park!
Prodisee Pantry Turkey Trot: Oct. 27
Turkey Trot benefits the Prodisee Pantry, Baldwin County’s largest non-profit emergency food pantry. Each entry pays for a turkey for a Baldwin County family in need this Thanksgiving season – “Every Runner is a Turkey!”
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Oct. 27
The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Each event is a noncompetitive 3 to 5 mile walk that brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer. The events raise money to fund innovative research, provide free information and support, and to help people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it’s most treatable.
Boo at Bellingrath: Oct. 27
The Gardens will be filled with spooky and fun inflatables, and local businesses and organizations will set up numerous treat stations to hand out candy and trinkets to guests of all ages.
Elberta German Sausage Festival: Oct. 27
The festival is a town fund-raiser that features entertainment for both children and adults with over 200 arts & crafts booths, great music and tons of delicious food.
Zalloween Street Party on Palafox: Oct. 30
A FREE and safe mini street party for kids!
Games, Candy, Firetruck, Pensacola Police special guests with stickers and giveaways, Pensacola Police Dept. K-9 unit meet and greet, kids costume contest, and a DJ with fun Halloween music! The first 250 kids will receive free Halloween gifts.
Trunk or Treats
Escambia and Santa Rosa Areas: http://pensacolawithkids.com/2018/10/trunk-or-treat-roundup-2018/
Baldwin County Area: https://www.mygulfcoastchamber.com/events/details/trunk-r-treat-10-31-2018-30571
Wales West Light Rail Pumpkin Patch Express: Sept. 28 – Oct. 31
Ride a real steam train to the Haunted Barn and Pumpkin Patch, decorate a free pumpkin, enjoy free refreshments, a miniature train ride and an inflatable. Also available will be a pumpkin cannon, petting zoo, pony rides and a café.
Holland Farms Pumpkin Patch: Thru Nov. 3
Activities include: pumpkin patch, hayride, spider web, sand box, swings, horse tire swings, pedal tractor cart racing, slides, petting zoo, corn box, zip lines, rat racers, knocker balls and corn maze.
Sweet Season Farms Corn Maze and Fall Festival: Thru Nov. 4
Attractions include: corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayride, corn popper jumping pillow, corn cannon, barnyard ball, cow train, sunflower speedway, pumpkin bowling, hop-a-long rodeo, country carousel, rat racers, pony rides, corn silo, tractor slide, barnyard animals, redneck golf, farm playground, corn hole, tug of war, duck races, and mini barnyard ball.
Blue Angels Airshow: Nov. 2 – 3
A local favorite that is sure the draw a crowd from all over, come watch the Blue Angels close out the season and enjoy many other attractions!
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival – Nov. 2 – 4
Every year, more than 200 of the most talented painters, sculptors, jewelers, craftsmen and graphic artists come to show off their finest works. They also have tons of great food options, live entertainment and fun for the kids.
Foo Foo Fest – Nov. 3 – 14
The Foo Foo Festival offers 12 days of unique artistic shows and events including Naval air shows, ballets, operas, culinary events, songwriter showcases, concerts and many more unordinary and extraordinary cultural events in between.
Egg Fest: Nov. 11
Sample delicious bites cooked on nearly 100 Big Green Eggs at beautiful Blue Wahoos Stadium! From savory classics like BBQ pulled pork and brisket, to sweet desserts and cookies – the food prepared for you will absolutely ROCK your taste buds.