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Wondering how you can share in the fall fun you see on social media? Wonder no more. Southwest Florida may be the land of eternal summer, but there are plenty of pumpkin patches, haunted houses and fall festivals to make your Instagram autumn-approved.
Faith Presbyterian Church Pumpkin Patch 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 7 through 31 at Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral.
North Naples Church Pumpkin Patch 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 through 31, at North Naples Church, 6000 Goodlette Road N., Naples. Pumpkins of all sizes, corn stalks and gourds range $1 to $20. Cash or check only.
St. Monica’s Episcopal Church Pumpkin Patch 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 through 31 at St. Monica’s Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road, Naples.
Fall Walk 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26 through 27, at Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples. This seasonal experience will feature lights, live music, a pumpkin patch and more. Children and adults may both wear costumes. Adults are asked not to wear masks. Member pricing: $10 per adult, $5 per child. Non-member pricing: $20 per adult, $10 per child. Children 3 and younger are free. 239-643-7275. Naplesgarden.org.
Immokalee Pioneer Pumpkin Palooza 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Oct. 20, at Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch, 1215 Roberts Avenue W., Immokalee. This event will feature a pumpkin patch, hay maze, hayrides, arts and crafts, scavenger hunt, pioneer games and other Halloween-related activities. Food and drink will be available for purchase. 239-252-2611.
Farmer Mike's U Pick Corn Maze and Fall Festival Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in October at Farmer Mike’s U Pick, 26031 Morton Ave., Bonita Springs. Farmer Mike's Fall Festival offers photo opportunities, games, food and drink available for purchase, a hay ride and two corn mazes (haunted maze and non-haunted maze). Event also includes “pick your own pumpkin patch.” Costumes, flashlights, glow sticks and lanterns are welcome. $12 per person for non-haunted maze. $18 per person for haunted maze. Free for children 2 and younger. Haunted maze open only on select dates (Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 25-27). farmermikesupick.com/corn-maze-2018-tickets.
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Fort Myers Fall Festival at Southern Fresh Farms 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in October at Southern Fresh Farms, 8500 Penzance Blvd., Fort Myers. Event features hayrides, a petting zoo, vendors, photo opportunities, music and a pumpkin patch. 239-768-0309.
Fort Myers Zombie Halloween Party 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 27, at Millennial Brewing Co., 1811 Royal Palm Avenue, Fort Myers. Adults only. Free admission. The street will be closed for this Zombie Halloween Party, featuring themed food items, a costume contest, dancing with a live DJ and themed beer cocktails. 239-271-2255.
Great Pumpkin Festival 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 14, at Fleamasters Fleamarket, 4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Fort Myers. Celebrate the fall harvest season and pick out a pumpkin from the Great Pumpkin Patch to decorate and take home, listen to live music and see the Whispering Pines Clydesdales. 239-334-7001.
Legends of Oblivion Haunted House 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 21, and Friday, Oct. 26 through Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Lee County Civic Center, 11831 Bayshore Road, Fort Myers. Event features a haunted house, pumpkin patch, an escape room, games and a hay maze. $25 per person for admission, $5 per vehicle to park. legendsofoblivion.com.
Mercato's Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Mercato, 9132 Strada Place, Naples. Event features 60 craft beers with a spotlight on Florida breweries, live music, raffles, a costumes contest and a stein holding contest. $65 for VIP tickets, including early entry at 4 p.m., cheese and beer pairing session, two limited-release beers, unlimited bottled water and soda and dedicated restrooms. $35 per person for general admission in advance, $40 at the gate.rmhcswfl.org/events/brew-ha-ha-craft-beer-festival.
Naples Halloween Spooktacular On Fifth Avenue South 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Fifth Avenue South, 659 Fifth Avenue S., Naples. Free to attend. The entire street will be closed for costume contests, live music, games, street dances, spooky movies and trick or treating. fifthavenuesouth.com.