Don’t Miss The 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkin Festival

There are many reasons to love fall. From pumpkin spice lattes to cool afternoons with your family, fall brings all the things you love – Halloween, pumpkin carvings, tasty pies, delicious cider, and much more. The good news for you is that if you live in Sarasota, Florida, you can enjoy fall every single weekend with the 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival.

About the Event

The 30th annual Pumpkin Festival will be held at 7410 Fruitville Road every weekend in October: October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28. Festival hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday. In addition to the festival, there are contests that occur every Saturday and Sunday such as:

  • Costume Contest on Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
  • Pie Eating Contest on Sundays at 1:00 p.m.

Admission to the event is free, but there are fees to participate in certain events and activities. Some of the activities you can enjoy include:

  • Animal Petting Zoo
  • Playground
  • Hayrides
  • Live Music
  • Wildflower Maze
  • Inflatable Activities
  • Decorated Photo Spots
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • Bungee Jump
  • Mini-Train Ride
  • Pony Rides
  • Giant Rock Wall
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Bounce House
  • Laser Tag
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Pumpkin Palace
  • Much More!

What to Do

In addition to the previous mentioned activities, there are countless other ways to enjoy the 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival. There will be vendors set up for you to choose from various fall decorations such as:

  • Hay Bales
  • Gourds
  • Garden Decorations
  • Giant Pumpkins
  • Designer Pumpkins
  • Pie Pumpkins
  • Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkins
  • Heirloom Pumpkins
  • Cornstalks
  • Scarecrows

There will be plenty of tasty food options as well. Some of the food you can choose from include:

  • Japanese Crepes
  • Roasted Corn
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Kona Ice Snow Cones
  • Mango Bowls
  • Kettle Corn
  • Cotton Candy
  • Caramel Apples
  • Milkshakes
  • Fresh Apple Cider
  • Numerous Food Trucks
  • More!

As you can see, there’s plenty to enjoy at the 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival. Gather your friends and family during weekends in October to enjoy the magic of fall!

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While in Florida

While you’re out and about attending the 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival, take some time to visit Venice Toyota. At our dealership, we happily offer a large selection of new and pre-owned vehicles. Our inventory is constantly changing, so stop by and see us today.

In addition to our large stock, we offer a variety of deals and specials. Our deals are only for a limited time, so take advantage of them while you can. The prices you see on our site today could be gone tomorrow.

We are conveniently located at 900 US Hwy 41 Bypass S, Venice, FL 34285 which means residents of Sarasota, North Port, and Englewood are just a short drive away. During your visit, we’ll be happy to answer your questions and show you around. We look forward to seeing you soon.