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  1. Pumpkin Festival and Corn Maze

    Editor's pick

    Hunsader Farms

    Bradenton : 5500 County Road 675, Bradenton, 34211

    Something for everyone in the family at this Fall themed festival with more than 100 craft booths, live country music, pumpkin games, a pioneer trades village, seven-acre corn maze, hayrides, pony rides, chainsaw sculpting, scarecrow displays, petting zoo, playground and a frog jumping champions …

    Price: $10, 12 and younger free; parking $5.

  2. Folkfest St. Pete

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    Creative Clay

    St. Petersburg : 1114 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33705

    This annual contemporary folk art and music street festival features an array of musical acts, food trucks, a beer garden, a VIP area and a family area with children's activities. Music lineup includes Humming House, Von Grey, Urban Pioneers, A Fragile Tomorrow, Rebekah Pulley and the Reluc …

    Price: $5 (donation appreciated).

  3. John's Pass Seafood Festival: Seafood Judging

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    John's Pass Village and Boardwalk

    North Pinellas beaches : 150 John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, 33708

    This popular annual event returns to John's Pass for its 33rd year and has more than 100 seafood options this year, a Halloween block party, costume contests, arts and crafts, live music, trick-or-treating and children's activities.

    Watch the Best Chef Cook-off while island-themed Jimmy Buffet tribute music plays all day long, capped off by the Sauce Boss, who sings, tells stories and cooks up a big pot of gumbo to be served to the crowd.

    Price: Free (food/drink additional).

  4. Brickworld Tampa

    Editor's pick

    Florida State Fairgrounds Special Events Center

    Tampa : 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa, 33610

    See 40,000 square feet of creations all built from Lego bricks by local Lego enthusiasts. Past gatherings have seen a miniature New York City, the moon landing and a scene from Field of Dreams built with Legos.  There will also be a Lego and Duplo play area, seek and find games, fighting ro …

    Price: $10 advance, $11 day of show, $8 military, 3 and younger free.

  5. Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

    Editor's pick

    Carol Morsani Hall at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

    Downtown Tampa : 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa, 33602

    The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music delights audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. It has it all-the pumpkin, the glass slipper, favorite songs including, In My Own Little Corner-plus surprising new twists.

    Price: $56-$82.

  6. Steinway Piano Concert Series: Sergio Marchegiani and Marco Schiavo

    University of South Florida School of Music MUS 101

    University Area : 4202 East Fowler Ave., MUS 101, Tampa, 33620

    The College of the Arts at the University of South Florida will present two programs featuring celebrated pianists.

    The Italian duo will perform Piano Four Hand favorites.

    Price: Advance: $8-$12; day of: $10-$15.

  7. SOLD OUT Brand New

    Jannus Live

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Last time the alt-rock outfit played in Tampa Bay, they packed the Ritz Ybor. It probably won't be much different when they return to perform at the outdoor venue with openers, Cymbals Eat Guitars and The Xcerts.

    Price: $28.50.

  8. Halloween Horror Nights

    Editor's pick

    Universal Orlando

    Orlando : 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 32819

    On select nights through Nov. 1, Universal Studios is transformed into a nightmarish labyrinth of eight haunted houses, multiple street experiences and live shows. Highlights this year are houses based on Halloween, Alien vs. Predator and The Walking Dead. Costumes, make-up and masks are not all …

    Remains open until 2 a.m.

    Price: $95.99 general, $41.99-$72.99 add on to daily admission ticket, $45.99-72.99 Florida resident.

  9. New Wave/ No Synths

    Editor's pick

    Palladium Theater

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Join six of the most exciting Tampa Bay Area rock and pop acts, The Ditchflowers, Rebekah Pulley and the Reluctant Prophets, Skully, Jeremy Gloff, The Pretty Voices and Y Los Dos Pistoles, as they reinterpret songs by artists like Depeche Mode, the Psychedelic Furs, The Cure, Missing Persons and …

    Price: $10, $8 students.

  10. Bill Maher

    Editor's pick

    Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

    Sarasota : 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, 34236

    Comedian, political commentator and 32-time Emmy nominee Bill Maher returns to Clearwater with his notoriously candid stand-up comedy. Along with his two hit shows (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect), Maher has also written five bestsellers.

    Price: $50.75-$89.75.

  11. Hellview Haunted Cemetery

    Editor's pick

    Hellview Cemetery

    St. Petersburg : 510 49th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33703

    Hellview Cemetery is a free local haunted attraction. This year, the disappearance of Madame Oar leaves the power balance in shambles as a new power grows inside Hellview's walls. Donations will be collected for the Florida Bat Conservancy and Child's Play, as well as local non-profit The Kind M …

    Price: Free.

  12. Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

    Editor's pick

    Carol Morsani Hall at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

    Downtown Tampa : 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa, 33602

    The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music delights audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. It has it all-the pumpkin, the glass slipper, favorite songs including, In My Own Little Corner-plus surprising new twists.

    Price: $56-$82.

  13. Radley Haunted House

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    Radley Haunted House

    St. Petersburg : 3900 19th St. N, St. Petersburg, 33714

    This elaborate haunted house set up in a residential neighborhood has a new theme: Dr. Radley's Nightmare Machine. Blood will be used in the outdoor, eerie environment and touching is not allowed. Recommended for ages 13 and older. Benefits the Cancer Research Institute.

    Price: $5.

  14. World Paddle Association Paddle Championships

    Sirata Beach Resort

    South Pinellas beaches : 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 33706

    A weekend of vendors, clinics, yoga sessions, board demonstrations and world class paddle board racing.

    Price: TBA

  15. Florida Halloween Halfathon and 5K Race

    Fort De Soto Park

    South Pinellas beaches : 3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, 33715

    Both races start the same with a 5K loop that returns athletes to the start/finish area. Course is extremely flat and smooth along paved trails and access roads. Create unique costumes in the spirit of this festive holiday, but ones that will not adversely affect your performance. Or simply wear …

    Price: $20-$75.

  16. Sunday Bicycle Rides

    Publix in the Shoppes at New Tampa

    Wesley Chapel : 1920 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Wesley Chapel, 33544

    Helmets are mandatory at these free group rides held at various locations around the Tampa Bay area each week. See the website for more information.

    Meet in the parking lot for a 25-mile ride through southern Pasco and northern Hillsborough counties. Helmets are required and riders must maintain a speed of 12 to 14 MPH. Call (859) 948-4684.

    Price: Free.

  17. St. Pete Yoga Festival

    Sunken Gardens

    Fourth Street Garden District : 1825 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, 33704

    This outdoor family friendly event will be filled with yoga classes, meditation, kids yoga, live music, health and wellness exhibits, food, beverages, vendors and more. Donations will be accepted at the event to benefit Embracing the World. Free with purchase of Sunken Gardens admission. 

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  18. Tour of Ofrendas

    Casa Tina Gourmet Mexican & Vegetarian

    Dunedin : 365 Main St., Dunedin, 34698

    Take a self guided walk tour of the downtown shopping district and view Dia de los Muertos ofrendas (altars) created by area businesses. Traditionally, the altars are made from candles, flowers, leaves, photos and colorful paper as a dedication to lost relatives or pets. Merchants will have thei …

    Price: Free.

  19. Aerospace Discovery Weekend

    Sun 'n Fun

    Lakeland : 4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, 33811

    The "Aerial Display of Aviation Awesomeness" includes a MOSI traveling show, rock wall, laser tag, geocaching, night campfires and rocket launches. Camping available.

    Price: $10 Fri.; $15-$20 Sat.; $35 weekend with dry camping; $40 per day full hook-up; 5 and younger free.

  20. EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival 2014

    Epcot at Walt Disney World

    Lake Buena Vista : 1515 N Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, 32830

    From Sept. 19 through Nov. 10, take your taste buds on a trip around the world to sample tapas-sized treats, learn culinary secrets and sip exotic beverages while touring World Showcase. Other events include Food and Wine pairing dinners, Wine "Schools'', the Eat to the Beat Concert series  …

    Today's Eat to the Beat concert features Los Lonely Boys.

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