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Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals & Halloween Parties

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Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals & Halloween Parties

Hollywood Hills United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch

Debbie Glade

Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year, so naturally your whole family will want to get in on the fun. In your community you'll find fall festivals, hay rides, Halloween parties, trick-or-treating events, pumpkin patches and more. All events listed are free and are suitable for children unless otherwise noted. Click on the event websites to get all the details before you head out the door. And don't forget to buy your Halloween costumes! You might even want to enter Seminole Hard Rock's "Scary Rock Star" Costume Contest, with prizes worth $25,000!

While you're at it, visit one of the area's best haunted houses. Or see what else is going on in Broward and Palm Beach in October.

Broward County


Flamingo Road Nursery Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch
1655 Flamingo Road, Davie, FL
Info: (954)476-7878
Fall Harvest Festival Kickoff Weekend, September 29-30
Fall Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch Dates: Every Day from Sept 29-October 31
Applefest with apple sampling, October 20-21
Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hose-Drawn Hayrides: (Starting October 6) Saturdays, Noon - 3:00 pm & Sundays, 1:00-4:00 pm, $4per person

Flamingo Gardens Harvest Festival
3750 S Flamingo Road, Davie, FL
Info: (954) 473-2955
Harvest Festival & 3rd Annual Scarecrow Competition, October 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Haunted Nights at Flamingo Gardens with Hay Rides, October 19, 20, 26, 27, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (no children 10 and under permitted)
Haunted Food Trucks, October 19, 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Story Time for Kids with the Good Witches, October 28
Check website for details and special admission fees

Davie's Halloween Happenings, Pumpkin Patch and Costume Contest
Pine Island Multipurpose Center
3801 S. Pine Island Road, Davie, FL
Date: October 28
Hours: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (costume contest at 3:00 pm)

Deerfield Beach

Deerfied Beach Halloween Fest and Costume Contest
Dr. Leo J. Robb, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium at Westside Park
445 SW 2nd Street, Deerfield Beach, FL
Info: (954) 480-4480
Date: October 31
Hours: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Hallandale Beach

Hallandale's Spooktacular Outhouse Festival and Costume Contest
Bluesten Park
501 SE 1st Avenue, Hallandale Beach, FL
Info: (954) 457-1452
Date: October 31
Hours: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fort Lauderdale

Gross Out Halloween Activities and Costume Contest at Museum of Discovery & Science
Museum of Discovery & Science
401 SW 2nd Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Info: (954) 713-0930
Date: October 26 -27
Hours: Friday & Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday, noon - 6:00 pm
Tickets: Adults $9; Seniors $8; Children $7.

Croissant Park Neighborhood Halloween Party
245 West Park Drive, Fort Lauderdale
Info: (954) 523-1063
Date: October 27
Hours: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Esplande Park Trick-or-Treat on 2nd Street and Howl-O-Ween Kid and Pet Parade
400 Southwest 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Info: (954) 828-5363
Date: October 27
Hours: Festival and Entertainment, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Parade starts at 4:00 pm

Riverland Park Trick-or-Treat Halloween Party and Costume Contest
950 Southwest 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
Info: (954)828-5320
Date: October 27
Hours: 4:00 - 8:00 pm

PetSet’s “Fifty Shades of Masquerade” Halloween Party to benefit the Humane Society of Broward
Vibe Fort Lauderdale
301 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Date: October 27, 2012
Info: (954) 266-6827
Hours: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
Tickets: $25 for Petset members, $30 for non-members

Bass Park Spooky Halloween Dance for Children
2750 Northwest 19th Street, Fort Lauderdale
Info: (954) 828-8498
Date: October 30
Hours: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cooper City

Cooper City Trick-or-Treat Shop-to-Shop and Costume Contest
Countryside Shops of Cooper City
Corner of Flamingo and Stirling Roads, Cooper City, FL
Info: (954) 434-4300 x233
Date: October 27
Hours: 10:00am - Noon


Hollywood Hills United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
400 N 35th Avenue, Hollywood, FL
Info: (954) 989-8304
Dates: October 7 - 31
Pumpkin Patch Hours: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood Pumpkin Patch
1530 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL
Info:(954) 923-8209
Dates: October 13 - 31
Hours: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Hollywood 6th annual Boo Bash, Trick-or-Treating and Costume Contest
ArtsPark at Young Circle
Hollywood Boulevard and US1, Hollywood, FL
Info: (954) 921-3500
Date: October 26
Hours: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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