Emerald Coast

Fall Festivals

This page lists fall festivals for families in the Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County, Florida area.
Kids Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County: Fall Festivals - Fun 4 Emerald Coast Kids
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27th Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour

Tickets on sale beginning Sept. 19 for this annual event! WALKING TOURS: 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30: TOURS LAST A LITTLE OVER ONE HOUR  SEVILLE SPIRI ...

Oct 21, 27, 28
WALKING ADULT TICKETS $15.00  WALKING CHILDREN 12 AND ...
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
117 E Government St, Pensacola, FL
AJ's Fall Festival

School is out and we have just the thing to keep the kids entertained. Join us for another great FREE kids event featuring arts, crafts, face painting ...

Oct 9 (no school day)
Hours: 12-2
FREE
Area: Destin/Niceville
116 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, 32541
Arnett's Pumpkin Festival

Join us for the 7th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Arnett's Gulfside Farm & Stables! Weekend 1 October 21st - 22nd 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Weekend ...

Weekend 1 October 21st - 22nd 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. W...
Hours: 11-4
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
Hwy 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Baker Corn Maze and Haunted Trail

Corn maze, flashlight corn maze (last two weekends + Halloween night), hay ride, kiddie train, petting zoo, corn cannon, "Nightmare on the Old Spanish ...

September 29-November 5
Hours: varies
Area: North Okaloosa County
5899 Buck Ward Rd, Baker, FL
Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival

Niceville, Florida is the place to be October 20th, 21st and 22nd for the 41st Annual Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival! Here in Boggy Country you’ll find a ...

Oct 20, 21, 22
Hours: varies by day
Area: Destin/Niceville
Corner of Hwy 85 N and College Blvd, Niceville, Florida 32578, Niceville, FL
Boo at the Zoo

Designed for a younger audience, Boo at the Zoo offers 4 days of scare-free fun! Join our safe zoo neighborhood of Halloween entertainment, with kid-f ...

October 21st & 22nd October 28th & 29th
Hours: 10-4
$15 Adults | $15 Children | Under 2 FREE • $7.50 Se...
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
Boolu's at Lulu's

Our annual BooLu's Halloween Extravaganza! Complete with a Trunk-or-Treat, Costume Contest, Bouncy Slide, Pumpkin painting and much more! This is a wo ...

Oct 28
Hours: 11-
FREE to attend
4607 Legendary Marina Drive, Destin, FL, 32541
Butler Elementary Fall Festival: Public Welcome!

Costume contest, farmers market, pumpkins, popcorn, dunking booth, games, bake sale, food trucks, BBQ, pizza, and more!

Oct 21
Hours: 3-7
$10 wristband for kids, adults free with accompanying c...
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
6694 W County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Chautauqua Winery's Harvest Festival

Family friendly event! Food, music, wine, crafts, and more!

Oct 21
Hours: 9-6
Area: North Walton County
364 Hugh Adams Road, DeFuniak Springs, FL
City of Destin Fall Festival and Jack O Lantern Contest

The City of Destin’s 17th Annual Fall Festival will be held at the Destin Community Center on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 5:00-8:00pm. Please bring ...

Oct 30
Hours: 5-8 (drop off pumpkins before 3!)
food item donation
Area: Destin/Niceville
101 Stahlman Ave, Destin, FL, 32541
Crestview Fall Festival

Fall festival in Crestview! Free, family-friendly event! Costume contest for kids!

Oct 28
Hours: 1-6
FREE
Area: North Okaloosa County
Cypress Cattle and Produce: Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch

Our corn maze will twist and turn you every which way! We have a 6 acre maze this year with over 2 miles of paths to navigate! We also grow acres of u ...

September/October
TBD
Area: North Walton County
2980 R M Ward Rd, Ponce De Leon, FL
Destin Chick Fil A Family Fall Festival

Happy Fall Ya'll! Make plans to join us for this free family-friendly event.

Oct 21
Hours: 2-5
FREE to attend
Area: Destin/Niceville
1063 Highway 98 E,, Destin, 32541
Destin Fishing Rodeo

On behalf of our fishing fleet and local community, we welcome you to participate in the best fishing rodeo that you will ever experience. Year after ...

Oct 1-31
Hours: 10-7
FREE for spectators
Area: Destin/Niceville
Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, 32541
Destiny Worship Center Fall Festival

October 31 is the Annual Fall Festival at each DWC campus from 6PM - 9PM. Join us for this FREE community event and enjoy games, candy, food, inflatab ...

Oct 31
Hours: 6-9
FREE
Area: North Okaloosa County, Destin/Niceville, Panama City/Panama City Beach
Multiple Locations
Eden Gardens Fall Film Series

The Annual Eden Gardens Fall Film Series kicks off Thursday, October 12th, with 'Princess Bride', at 6:30pm, under the live oaks of Eden. Films are fr ...

Oct 12, 19, 26
Hours: 6:30-
FREE with park admission
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
181 Eden Gardens Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Elevation Life Church Fall Festival

Elevation Life Church is having a Fall Festival on October 31st starting at 5:30pm! There will be games, food, music, prizes, a glow party, bouncy hou ...

Oct 31
Hours: 5:30
FREE
402 Jenks Ave, Panama City, FL
Emerald Coast Honor Games

Veteran's Day Family-Friendly Event! A day of competition, honor, community, fun, food, and world class views. Home to the “World’s largest U.S.A. fla ...

November 11
Area: Destin/Niceville
Legendary Marina Drive, Destin, FL, 32541
Explore the Outdoors Festival

The eighth annual Explore The Outdoors Festival is a fun-filled day introducing children to the wonders of exploring nature and the outdoor experience ...

Oct 14
FREE
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
229 Pitts Ave, Freeport, FL
Fall Farm Tours with Ocheesee Creamery

Fall farm tours at 8,10,12,2 EASTERN time. Call ahead, times may be subject to change.

Oct 14
Hours: 8,10,12,2 (call ahead to confirm)
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
28367 NE County Road 69A, Grand Ridge, FL
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch at Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park—Fall Festival & Pumpkin Sales The second annual Fall Festival at Camp Helen State Park will be on Saturday, October 7 from 11 a ...

Oct 7 *Pumpkin patch 7 days a week, 9-4 starting Sept ...
Hours: 11-4
under 6 free, $2 others
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
23937 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Fall Festival Skate at Skater's Choice

Come join us for the best Friday the 13th entertainment around!!! We have so much fun planned for all ages! *costume contest (nothing to scary and ke ...

Oct 13
Hours: 3-5
$8 admission
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
5413 Hickory St, Panama City, FL
Fall Flair at Destin UMC

United Methodist Woman present the 9th Annual Fall Flair at the Destin Life Center at Destin Methodist Church (200 Beach Drive). The DLC will be fille ...

Oct 13 and 14
Hours: 9-5 and 9-4
FREE
Area: Destin/Niceville
FallFest at City Church

Join us on Sunday, Oct. 29 starting at 5 p.m. for the annual FallFest at City Church! Enjoy FREE Food, Games, Face Painting, & Inflatables! This is ...

Sunday, October 29
Hours: 5pm - 8pm
Age: ALL Ages
FREE with the exception of a few vendors
530 Airport Road, Panama City, FL, 32405
Flutterby Festival

The Flutterby Festival, produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, celebrates its 25th year of the migration of the Monarch Butterfly th ...

Nov 11-12
FREE
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
530 Pathways Dr, Inlet Beach, FL
Fort Walton Beach Fall Carnival

The City of Fort Walton Beach's Recreation Department invites you and the whole family to its 2017 Fall Carnival! This FREE, family-friendly event fea ...

Oct 27
Hours: 6-9
FREE
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
132 Jet Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Fun Saturday at Mary Esther UMC

Join us for a Saturday of fun! We will have a moonwalk, putt-putt, bowling and hay rides to enjoy. Get a fun temporary tattoo and pick out your own pu ...

Oct 21 and 28
Hours: 9-
FREE
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
Halloween Haunt at Destin Commons

Family friendly event! Costume contest, trick or treating on property, face painting, photo booth and an interactive DJ.

Oct 27
Hours: 6-8
FREE
Area: Destin/Niceville
Destin Commons, Legendary Dr, Destin, FL, 32541
Harvest Festival at First Baptist Church of Holt

Join us for a fun filled evening October 31st at First Baptist Church of Holt. We will be serving fried mullet, hot dogs, chili, popcorn, cotton candy ...

Oct 31
Hours: 6-8
FREE
Area: North Okaloosa County
Harvest Market at Rosemary Beach

ROSEMARY BEACH, FL: For thirteen years, the lawns of Rosemary Beach have been filled with various artists from all across the southeast in the media o ...

Oct 28
Hours: 9-5
FREE
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
Harvest Wine and Food Festival

We are excited to announce a new festival coming to the Emerald Coast. Harvest Wine and Food Festival will provide patrons the opportunity to sip and ...

November 2
varies
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
Cerulean Park, Watercolor, FL
Haunted Heritage Mini Fall Festival

The Museum will be open with FREE admission and will feature spooky stories, Nonie’s Ark Animal Encounters, and all children ages 0-12, who come weari ...

Oct 28
Hours: 10-4
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
115 Westview Ave, Valparaiso, FL
Hiland Park Baseball Fall Festival

FREE to attend! Fire trucks, police cars, bounce house, raffles, corn hole tournament, prizes, vendors, family fun, and more! You can ENTER TO WIN a ...

Oct 21
Hours: 10am-
FREE to attend
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
2117 Sherman Ave, Panama City, FL
Holland Farms

We are an agritourism farm with a farm market located in Santa Rosa County. We grow row crops, produce and have several events each year on the farm. ...

September 23-November 4
Hours: Mon - Sat: 8am -6pm  Sunday Closed 
$6+ 2 and under are free
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
2055 Homer Holland Rd, Milton, FL
Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade and Pumpkin Drop

Bring your four legged friends to the Amphitheatre for our annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade & Pumpkin Drop, There’s a Best Owner Dog Duo prize and we’ll ...

Oct 20
Hours: 4-6
FREE
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
9581 E County Highway 30A, Alys Beach, FL
MKAF Festival of the Arts

Kids under 12 FREE! Recognized as one of Northwest Florida’s premier fine art shows, the Festival of the Arts (formerly Destin Festival of the Arts) w ...

October 28th & 29th
Hours: Saturday 9 am - 5pm & Sunday 10 am - 4pm
$5/adult; MKAF members & children (under 12) are free ...
Area: Destin/Niceville
4323 Commons Dr W, Destin, FL, 32541
Monarch Madness Fall Festival

Watch as hundreds of monarch butterflies are released for their annual migration to Mexico and participate in tagging the butterflies for research. Th ...

Oct 20-21
Hours: 10-3
$5
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
8581 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL
Monstrous Halloween Celebration and Trick-or-Treating

Monstrous Halloween Celebration & Trick-or-Treating Saturday, October 28 | 2-5 PM |North Barrett Square Bring the little ghosts and goblins for trick- ...

Oct 28
Hours: 2-5
FREE
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
National Peanut Festival

The National Peanut Festival, the nation's largest peanut festival, is held in Dothan, Alabama each fall to honor local peanut farmers and to celebrat ...

November 3-12
Hours: varies by day
$7, 5 and under free
5622 S U S 231, Dothan, Alabama
New Life Church Harvest Fest

New Life Church is hosting a fun and safe family event centered around the harvest theme and featuring members of the Peanuts Gang! There will be free ...

Nov 4
Hours: 5-8
FREE
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
178 N. Geronimo St, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550
Niceville Children's Park Fall Festival

Childrens Fall Festival at the Niceville Children’s Park.

Oct 24
Hours: 5-7
Area: Destin/Niceville
204 Partin Drive North, Niceville, FL
OWA: Park After Dark and Pumpkin Patch

"Park After Dark" and the "Parkside Pumpkin Patch" are held during the weekends in October (PARK IS CLOSED OCT 7) Info on Park After Dark: TRICK ...

Weekends in October (see above)
Hours: varies
Park after dark requires regular admission: General Adm...
Pensacola Greek Festival

From its humble beginnings in 1959 as a simple luncheon, to the current 3-day celebration of Greek culture, the Pensacola Greek Festival has truly bec ...

Oct 13-15
Hours: varies
FREE
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
1720 W Garden St, Pensacola, FL
Pensacola Seafood Festival

Stop by and see us at the Pensacola Seafood Festival this Fall. Savor delicious seafood and enjoy the surroundings of downtown Pensacola during the ...

Sept 29-Oct 1
FREE
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
311 E Government St, Pensacola, FL
Pirates of the High Seas Festival

Columbus Day weekend will bring waves of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the annual Pirates of the High Seas Fest. Setting sail Octobe ...

October 6,7,8
FREE
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
Multiple Locations (Pier Park and Grand Lagoon), Panama City Beach, FL
Porchfest at Watersound Origins

Join us for the 2nd Annual Watersound PorchFest! Live music will be featured on the front porches and lawns of the community. This event is FREE and o ...

Oct 8
Hours: 3-6
FREE and open to public
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
530 Pathways Drive, Watersound, FL
Pumpkinpalooza at Harborwalk

Spook-tacular family fun! Enjoy a kids' costume contest and a 4-legged pet costume contest on HarborWalk Village's main stage. Trick-or-treat on the D ...

Oct 29
Hours: 2-4:30
FREE
Area: Destin/Niceville
Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, 32541
Red Oak Farms Fall Festival

Annual Fall Festival Benefit for Healing Hoofbeats, Therapeutic Riding Program Tons of Family Fun! Pony rides Petting zoo Hay r ...

October 21, 22
Hours: Saturday 12-6 PM Sunday 12-6 PM
Admission $5 per vehicle, includes 5 activity tickets.A...
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
10636 W Linger Longer Rd, Youngstown, FL
Santa Rosa Ranch: Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Santa Rosa Ranch's fall festival will have a kids corn maze, (unlimited!) hay rides, pony rides, pumpkins, and more. Santa Rosa Ranch is a nature p ...

Select Dates Sept 29-Nov 24
Hours: 10-6
Admission is $10 per person, children 2 and under are f...
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
4340 Hwy 178, Jay, FL
Schooner's Lobsterfest

FREE family friendly event! Live music, sand sculpting, great food, and more! Schooners, The Last Local Beach Club, will host the 28th Annual Lobster ...

Sept 11-17
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
5121 Gulf Drive, Panama City Beach, FL