Welcome to October in Siesta Key!

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Spooky scares are in store for you this month in Sarasota and on Siesta Key!

Although the weather may not show it here on the beach, fall is here! Embrace the change in season with autumn harvests and terrifying haunts all month long. Here are some of our favorite events in the area this October!

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Fest October 5-27

The 31st annual Pumpkin Fest is an event suitable for all ages. Stroll under the shade of large oak trees to see local vendors in the craft show with their one of a kind crafts. The Pumpkin Fest runs every weekend of October, and hours are 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. The event has *no charge for admission nor parking*. There will be live demonstrations, music, shows, and interactions throughout the festival and different activities offered each day! The current lineup for 2019 includes kids fun zone (with zip line), pony rides, face painting, mini train ride, carriage rides, pumpkin painting, hayrides, hug-a-goat, enchanted unicorn encounter, hold-a-pig, and butterfly garden experience. These are just some of the activities to do throughout the day! Come hungry and enjoy a food truck rally as well as other vendors with festival food.

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Sarasota Farmer’s Market Every Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm

The Sarasota Farmer’s Market is back for the season, and harvest is abundant this year! Just about 20 minutes away from Midnight Cove, every Saturday, you’ll find one of the best farmer’s markets in the U.S. Support local farmers and artisans, enjoy live music, great coffee, and delicious food. Stock up your kitchen condo for a week of healthy eating!

Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex’s Pumpkin Splash! October 26

Celebrate fall in a true beach fashion at Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex’s Pumpkin Splash. Come take a swim and pick out your favorite pumpkin from the floating pumpkin patch! Nothing says "fall in Florida" like carving your pumpkin while relaxing by the pool! https://www.facebook.com/events/477307039483600/ 

Halloween Costume Party Bar Crawl October 31

Hitch a ride on the party bus and enjoy 4 hot Sarasota locations this Halloween. The route takes you through Marina Jacks, Daiquiri Deck in South Siesta Key, Gulf Gate Village and the Weston Hotel with a rooftop bar on the 12th floor overlooking the Sarasota Bay and the whole city of Sarasota and back to Marina Jacks.

Halloween Safe Treats for Kids October 31

Looking for safe trick or treating during your stay at Midnight Cove? Kids can trick or treat in Siesta Village along Ocean Blvd. and the surrounding streets. Look for participating members displaying orange and black balloons and pumpkin flyers in their windows. This free event is the perfect safe venue for children on Halloween! http://events.siestakeychamber.com/events/details/halloween-safe-treats-for-kids-10-31-2019-1304.

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Ghosts & Gruesomes Tour Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays all month long

Looking for some frights before Halloween? Take the Ghosts & Gruesomes Tour by Sarasota Suncoast Tours weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:15 p.m.! Join this dark and creepy 75-minute Sarasota ghost walk to hear what they found out exploring the dark streets at night. Experience the Halloween spirit and sinister side of Sarasota on this one-of-a-kind walking tour!

Your Exclusive Fall Offer

We hope you enjoy the frightful festivities this month at Midnight Cove! If you don't have a trip planned yet, we would like to share an exclusive offer for your next new reservation. Simply call our Midnight Cove reservations office at 941-349-3004 and mention the coupon code FALLFUN19. You'll receive 25% off on your next booking for your Midnight Cove stay now through December 15, 2019. New reservations only, based on availability. We look forward to welcoming you here at Midnight Cove someday soon!

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