My favorite time of year is getting closer. With the end of summer means it’s almost time to get the pumpkins out and celebrate fall. Just because the leaves don’t change the same in the sunshine state doesn’t mean there is any shortage of autumn celebrations. Let’s explore some of the best fall events happening around Orlando this season.

Fall Foodie Events

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

Now- November 20th during EPCOT operating hours

This beloved yearly festival gives you the opportunity to taste your way through a variety of counties. Plus, experience specialty shows, classes, and merchandise.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

October 29-30 from 5:30pm-9pm

Outside at Disney’s Swan and Dolphin Resort, this annual foodie event includes live music, unlimited food tastings from over 20 food stations, 100 beverage selections, and themed areas like the beer garden and bubble lounge. Overnight packages and individual tickets are available for this event.

SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival

Fridays-Sundays August 13-October 31

SeaWorld’s Craft Beer Festival is the place to go to sample a large variety of craft brews. In addition to the more than 100 domestic and local Florida beers, you’ll find more than 20 paired food items. Theme park admission and reservation are required. Sampling lanyards are available.

Weekends At The Winery

Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm-4pm

Grab yourself a picnic blanket or a chair and head over to Lakeridge Winery for wine, food trucks, free wine tours, outdoor wine bar, lawn games, and more. Admission is free.

Brews Around the Zoo

September 18-19 during Zoo Operating Hours

Central Florida Zoo has brought back this popular adults-only event. Enjoy 15 beer stations and live music with your $50 admission ticket. Food is also available for purchase.

Hollerbach’s Oktoberfest

October 8-10- Times Vary

This Annual event celebrates German food and beer along with a variety of entertainment. In addition, entrance to this event is free. Located at the Sanford Civic Center and surrounding streets.


October 29-30 6PM-10PM

RockPit Brewing’s event will celebrate the release of four German beers along with smoked meats, live music, contests, and an outdoor setting. Entrance is free.

Orlando Beer Festival

Saturday, November 13 Starting at 2PM

The Orlando Beer Festival located at Festival Park is the place to go to sample craft and premium beers from both local and US breweries. Other activities include wine tasting, games, food, and music. The event is dog friendly. Tickets are required.

Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes

Celebration Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival

Pumpkin Patch Open September 27- October 31 10am-6pm

Fall Festival October 16-17

Located at the Community Presbyterian Church in Downtown Celebration, this fall festival and pumpkin patch offers plenty of autumn themed activities and food for the whole family.

Fall at Southern Hills Farms, Clermont

Opens September 25, Hours Vary

Head to Southern Hills Farm in Clermont for fun seasonal activities like sunflower and zinnia picking, fall foods, pumpkin patch, photo ops, and more. In addition, leashed dogs are also welcome.

19th Annual Long & Scott Farms Corn Maze

Saturdays and Sundays October 1-December 12, Times Vary

Enjoy a 6.5-acre corn maze themed to dinosaurs. Also, Other events include café, markets, food vendors, and activities for the kids.

Painted Oaks Academy Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Pumpkin patch: Open daily 10am-6pm October 4 – 31, 2021
Corn maze: Open daily 10am-6pm through October 4 – November 31, 2021

Another great option is Painted Oaks Academy. This event offers another opportunity for fall fun. Similar to other events, Painted Oevent also has live music on weekends, photo ops, and more.

Partin Ranch Corn Maze

Saturdays and Sundays October 9 – November 7, 2021, 10am-5pm

This five-acre corn maze event will offer shopping from local vendors in addition to other fun activities for adults and kids of all ages.

There is no shortage of seasonal events in Central Florida. However, if you’re looking for more Halloween-themed activities, check out my Spooky Season in Orlando Guide. If you are ready to make the move to Florida and take advantage of all the great entertainment opportunities, our Moving to Orlando REALTORS are here to help you navigate the market. Take a moment to fill out our contact form, and someone will be in contact with you!

Amy Krieger

Amy loves all things Disney from the theme parks and resorts to the beloved films. She and her husband, Paul, are originally from Wheeling, West Virginia. They now live in Central Florida with their two fur-kids, Odie the greyhound and Hermes the Spanish galgo. As Disney Vacation Club members and Disney World Annual Passholders, they visit Disney World and other Disney properties as often as possible. Amy is a contributing writer for,,, and She is also a loan originator for Monera Financial, a World of DVC company.

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