5 Things to do this Weekend, October 13th to 15th in Southwest Florida

Posted at 4:29 PM, Oct 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-13 13:13:59-04

Yes, we are in the middle of October and it is all about fall! 

It is Fall and it still feels like Summer here in Southwest Florida, but don't let that stop you from enjoying all the Fall festivals, pumpkin patches, and Oktoberfest activities happening in the area. 

Millennial Oktoberfest

Fort Myers, FL. - The Millennial Brewing Co. is going all the way to Munich to bring you some of the most authentic Oktoberfest experiences right here to SWFL. A four day festival full of beer, food and fun! There will be food trucks onsite at all times; authentic German brats, sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and more! Massive Oktoberfest pavilion tent right in front of the brewery, limited Millennial Octoberfest 1 liter mugs; live concerts Friday and Saturday nights, kids fun area (Sat-Sun) with bounce house and activities, beer pavilion drinking sing-a-longs all weekend long; authentic Oktoberfest decorations. As always, the event will be family and pet friendly. 

Event time: From Thursday October 12th to Sunday 15th 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Lakes Regional Park Pumpkin Patch

Fort Myers, FL - Located at Lakes Regional Park, the Festival features fun rides, games, pumpkins, food, train ride, inflatables, hayrides, bounce house. You'll arrive to find a field filled with an amazing array of vibrant farm grown pumpkins. Pile onto the tractor trailer and delight on hay ride! You'll feel like you've been whisked away from the city to a rural corn farm! The hay ride will take a leisurely route around the Fort Myers' pumpkin patch. This enchanting train experience passes by lakes, rides through a tunnel, crosses by mini villages, a waterfall, and even goes over a bridge! It's rolling adventure you and the kids won't forget. This is a free to attend events, the cost of activities ranges from $2.00 to $8.00, there will be food an beverages for purchase.

Event time:  From Friday 13th to Sunday 15th See website for event hours

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Farmer Mike's U Pick Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Bonita Springs, FL. - Farmer Mikes U Pick will be having their 3rd annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze for 4 full weekends starting on Friday, October 13th. There will be photo opportunities, games, food and drink available for purchase, a hay ride and the much anticipated corn maze. The admission and parking is free. 

Event time: From Friday 13th to Sunday 15th see website for event hours

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Scotty's Bierwerks Fall Fest

Cape Coral, FL.- Join Cape Coral's newest brewery for their First Annual Fall Fest. Enjoy Scotty's Bierwerks authentic German craft beers like our Hefeweizen, Dunkelweizen, & Helles. This two day event includes live music, food trucks, a 50/50 & of coarse bierfest games! Bring your own chairs because seats will fill up fast. Please consider bringing donations of toiletries, hygiene products and food for Eva's closet. This amazing charitable non-profit organization helps SWFL families in need. 

Event time: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th see website for event hours

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Florida International Air Show

Punta Gorda, FL.- The Florida International Air Show is proud to announce one of Florida’s longest running aviation events. 2017 marks the 36th year to present fans of all ages a spectacular lineup of military, civilian performers, aerobatics, and warbirds flying in formation honoring the veterans. Friday is an evening show featuring aircraft displays, aircraft performances and ending in a fireworks display. 

Event time: From Friday 13 to Sunday 15

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