Temperatures may still hover close to 80 even in our coolest months, but any remotely “crisp” day by Florida standards warrants a visit to the closest fall festival, pumpkin patch or craft brewery. Fall festivities start a little early around here too. From pumpkin patches and fall festivals to events for foodies and craft beer aficionados, plan a fall date with our guide to the best Orlando fall festivals and foodie events.
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Note: this article is updated as 2022 dates are announced
Orlando Fall Festivals + Pumpkin Patches – 2022 Confirmed
Moon Over Avalon Mid-Autumn Festival
Saturday, September 10, 2022, 5:00 PM 9:00 PM
Celebrate Mid-Autumn at the Moon Over Avalon event. Children’s Arts and Crafts, DIY Festival Lanterns, Food Trucks, Night Market and Live Performances.
20th Annual Long & Scott Farms Corn Maze
Saturdays and Sundays October 1 – December 11, 2022; 10am-5pm on Saturdays, 12-5pm on Sundays
Long & Scott Farms
The theme of this year’s 6.5-acre corn maze hasn’t been announced yet, but it’s still a good idea to get tickets early. Other event highlights include a cafe, market, food vendors and fun activities for the kiddos if you’re bringing the whole family.
Couples will love the special nighttime maze events on October 15th, October 22nd, October 29th and November 12th. Night Mazes from 6pm until 10pm.
Advance ticket purchase recommended.
Image credit: Long & Scott Farms
Painted Oaks Academy Pumpkin Patch + Corn Maze
Pumpkin patch: Open daily 10am-6pm October 8 – 31, 2022
Corn maze: Open daily 10am-6pm through October 8 – November 31, 2022
Painted Oaks Academy, Orlando
Spend the afternoon picking out a pumpkin, weaving your way through to corn maze, snapping selfies at various photo ops and more. This event also features live music on the weekends.
$5/adult for pumpkin patch (pumpkins are $1 per lb); $15/adult for corn maze
Apopka Oktoberfest and Craft Show
Saturday, October 8, 2022 11am – 4pm
Kit Land Nelson Park
Shop with 90 vendors while you eat from 15 Amazing local food trucks.
Live DJ and kids area
READ MORE: 8 Oktoberfest Events in Orlando
Fall Festival + Pumpkin Patch at Sunsational Farms
40541 Roger Giles Rd, Umatilla, Fl 32784
Sat. Sept 24, 11a-3p
Sat. Oct 1, 11a-3p
Sat. Oct 8, 11a-3p ( +Market Vendors)
Sat. Oct 15, 11a-3p
Sat. Oct 22, 11a-3p
Games, bounce houses, face painting, music, food trucks, pumpkin patch, and more.
Annual Fall Fiesta in the Park
November 5th & 6th, 2022, 10am – 5pm
Lake Eola Park
Celebrate Fall Fiesta in the Park! Enjoy over 300 artists, crafters, and food vendors around beautiful Lake Eola Park.
2021 Info – (2022 dates not yet confirmed)
Fall at Southern Hill Farms
September 25 – November 7, 2021, hours vary (2022 TBD)
Southern Hill Farms
Head to the farm for one of our favorite Orlando fall festivals. Fun seasonal activities include sunflower and zinnia picking, fall eats (like apple cider donuts and hot apple cider), a pumpkin patch, fall photo ops, s’mores kits and so much more.
Celebration Pumpkin Patch + Fall Festival
Open daily September 27 – October 31, 2021, 10am-6pm (2022 TBD)
Fall festival October 16 – 17, 2021
Community Presbyterian Church – Downtown Celebration
Pick out the perfect pumpkin and check out the photo ops at this annual pumpkin patch located just steps from Market Street in Downtown Celebration. New this year, the cafe will have pumpkin lattes, apple cider, homemade treats and more. Stop by the weekend fall festival October 16 – 17 for extra fun including fall games, music, fall food and more.
Pumpkin prices vary
Fall on the Farm at Grande Lakes Orlando
Saturdays and Sundays in October, 10am-3pm (2022 TBD)
Whisper Creek Farm at Grande Lakes Orlando
This popular fall festival that debuted in 2020 is back for 2021! Enjoy family-friendly, autumn-centric activities including a hayride, pumpkin picking, and pumpkin carving and painting workshops with the resort’s Olympic World Champion culinary artist and carver Victor Dagatan. Reservations are required. Read more about this fall festival here.
$60 ($40 for overnight resort guests)
Image credit: Grande Lakes Orlando
Sanlando Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin patch open October 5 – 29, 2021, 2pm-8pm (Mon-Fri), 10am-8pm (Sat), and 1pm-8pm (Sun) (2022 TBD)
Fall festival October 24, 2021, 3-5pm
Sanlando United Methodist Church
Come out for Sanlando’s annual Pumpkin Patch, a FREE community event that features pumpkins of all colors and sizes and other fall decorations, plenty of backdrops for family photos, gourds, hay bales and more! FYI: This event is not pet-friendly.
Pumpkin prices vary
Sanlando Pumpkin Patch
Partin Ranch Corn Maze
Saturdays and Sundays October 9 – November 7, 2021, 10am-5pm weather permitting (2022 TBD)
5601 N Canoe Creek Rd, Kenansville
Wander through the 5-acre corn maze, check out the pumpkin patch, browse goods from local vendors, take advantage of fall photo ops and stock up on fall goodies at this annual corn maze and festival.
Lake Nona Pumpkin Patch
Thursdays – Sundays October 9 – 31, 2021, hours vary (2022 TBD)
The Boxi Park pumpkin patch includes pumpkins for purchase plus photo ops, live entertainment, and specialty food and drinks to die for. Costumes are also encouraged!
FREE admission; pumpkin prices vary
Image credit: Lake Nona
Winter Garden Fall Heritage & Music Festival
Saturday, November 6, 2021, 8am – 10pm (2022 TBD)
Downtown Winter Garden
The festival will include 19 bands of different genres across five stage locations as well as strolling entertainment, fall-themed decorations and activities, a hay maze, fall-themed farmers market, family fun activities and games, seasonal photo ops and more.
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Craft Beer, Wine + Foodie Events
EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
July 14 – November 19, 2022
Eat and drink your way through the park’s largest culinary fest!
Theme park admission required
SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival
Fridays-Sundays August 5 – September 5, 2022
SeaWorld’s Craft Beer Festival features more than 100 crafts brews. Sample an unbeatable mix of domestic and local Florida favorites. Plus savor more than 20 food items expertly paired to match your preferred brew.
Theme park admission and reservation required; Sampling lanyards start at $50/person
Weekends at the Winery
Saturdays & Sundays, 12-4pm
Pack a picnic blanket and some chairs to enjoy an afternoon of wine, food trucks, complimentary wine tours, an outdoor wine bar, lawn games and more.
Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining
Friday, August 26 – October 2, 2022
80+ Participating Orlando restaurants
This annual celebration of Orlando eateries features dozens of restaurants offering date nighters a three-course, prix fixe menu for just $37/person. Also, new for 2021 is Visit Orlando’s Magical Nights, offering locals exclusive hotel and resort offers to extend the dining experience at participating hotel restaurants.
Taverna Opa Magical Dining | Image credit: Stephanie Machado
Friday – Sunday, October 14 – 16, 2022
Sanford Civic Center
This indoor-outdoor festival at the Sanford Civic Center will feature authentic German food from Hollerbach’s German Restaurant and Market, German beer, wine, Schnapps and desserts, a Kids Zone presented by Ladies 327 of Sanford, and German-style entertainment including polka music, folk instruments, yodeling, and dancing in traditional costumes.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic
November 11-12, 2022
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin – Orlando
Set outside among the scenic ambiance of the resort, this annual foodie event features live music, unlimited food tastings from the resort’s culinary team at over 20 food stations, 100 beverage selections from around the world, and immersive themed areas, such as the beer garden and the bubble lounge.
Overnight packages available from $580/night; $165 for event-only tickets
Image credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Pints for Parkinson’s Orlando Foxiest Beer Brewfest
Saturday, October 22, 1pm – 7pm
After a two year hiatus, The Foxiest Beer In Orlando Brewfest benefiting the Michael J. Fox foundation will be returning this fall to RockPit Brewing. The hope is to cross the $100k in lifetime funds raised to end Parkinson’s Disease.
Flavor Fest of Horizon West 2022
Saturday, November 12, 2022, 5-9pm
Horizon West Town Center
FLAVOR FEST of Horizon West is an immersive experience fusing together local fare, art, music and entertainment. Dozens of microlocal eateries, artists, musicians, entertainers and businesses will convene to celebrate all the flavors that are coming to life in Horizon West!
$7.50 and up
Orlando Beer Festival 2022
Saturday, November 12, 2022
Join more than 3,000 of your fellow beer lovers to sample craft and premium beers from local breweries and around the country. Plus, wine tasting, interactive games, tasty eats and live music keep the party going all afternoon!
$40 and up
10th Annual Cows ‘n Cabs
Saturday, November 12, 2022, 7-10pm
Central Park West Meadow – Winter Park
This country-themed Orlando fall festival is a high-end food, wine, craft beer and spirit party that benefits charities supporting children in need in Central Florida. This year’s primary charities will be the After-School All-Stars and the 4Roots Farm.
Tickets on sale September 1
Image credit: Arlene Laboy
November 26 – 27, 2022
Seneff Arts Plaza (in front of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts)
Cultures from all across the world will fill the Seneff Arts Plaza in front of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Orlando City Hall Commons Plaza for the free, two-day festival, which draws people from more than 110 different cultures to experience music, dance, food, visual arts, spoken word, games and interactive activities and features over 1,000 local artists, who will perform and showcase their work on the stages, gallery and interactive installations at FusionFest.
Leading up to the festival, join monthly Divertastic Dining experiences at restaurants around Orlando, including dinners highlighting cuisine from Peru and Yemen.
2021 Foodie Fall Events in Orlando – 2022 TBD
Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk
September 9, 2021, 6:30-9:30pm
October 14, 2021, 6:30-9:30pm
November 11, 2021, 6:30-9:30pm
Thornton Park District
The monthly wine & art walk is back! Head to the Thornton Park District for tasty tastings at multiple participating bars and restaurants throughout the district, plus live music and art vendors along the way.
Brews Around the Zoo
September 18 – 19, 2021
Central Florida Zoo
Brews Around the Zoo is a popular adults-only event benefitting the zoo. Explore 15 beer stations with over 30 different craft beers, while enjoying live music plus food for purchase.
Bonnet Creek Epicurious – Curated Progressive Dining Experience
Fridays & Saturdays, September 24 – November 20, 2021, 5:30 or 6:30pm
Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando
This four-hour epicurean excursion is led by a knowledgeable culinary guide and includes seven stops throughout the resort complex. Enjoy an epic gourmet journey as you progressively dine through the highly acclaimed restaurants at Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando. From exceptional wine tastings and innovative food pairings to a customized mixology session and decadent Bar du Chocolat sweet treats, Bonnet Creek Epicurious is an indulgence for the senses and an adventure for the palette.
$235/person; $149 special nightly rate available in addition
1st Annual Swinetoberfest
Saturday, October 9, 2021, 12-5pm
The Ravenous Pig
Check out this 1st annual celebration happening in The Ravenous Pig’s spacious beer garden. Highlights include a German style roast menu, the brewery’s seasonal Oktoberfest lager, live DJ, a litre hoisting competition and more.
Menu prices vary
Le Dîner en Blanc Orlando
Saturday, November 27, 2021, 4-9pm
Secret location disclosed to ticket holders ahead of event
Thousands of people, dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the greatest decorum, elegance, and etiquette, all meet for a mass “chic picnic” in a public space.
$53 and up
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Feature image credit: Southern Hill Farms