Best Events in Palm Beach & Martin Counties in October

October 3, 2021

Pumpkin Fest 2021 – This fantastic community Fall Festival not only provides a great time for everyone, but also benefits the amazing local Chasin A Dream Foundation. Returning to Harbourside Place on October 16 from 10am until 6pm, the event will feature great music, food, drinks, trick-or-treating, vendors and an incredible pumpkin patch. Take in the beautiful scenery of Jupiter’s waterways while welcoming in the fall season! Get more info on this family-friendly event:


A Taste of Oktoberfest – The American German Club of The Palm Beaches will host a slightly altered version of its time-honored Oktoberfest. The Taste of Oktoberfest is a more exclusive version of the original event and includes two weekends of fun, food, brews and music on October 9-10 and October 16-17! Dine on authentic meals, sip imported and domestic beers, schnapps, 30+ different types of liquor, and listen to entertainment by two original Oktoberfest bands direct from Germany. Enjoy family-friendly entertainment with arts and crafts, carnival and games, folk-dancing, and fascinating vendors. Tickets are limited this year and must be purchased ahead of time. For all information, visit:


Downtown Stuart Craft Festival – With over 70 gift shops, restaurants and stores, Downtown Stuart welcomes visitors from all over to experience this free event taking place October 16 and 17 from 10am until 5pm on both days! Located on the banks of the St. Lucie River, attendees will view photography, paintings, sculpture, jewelry and more showcased from local and traveling crafters. For more info:


SPOOKY Safari Walkthrough – Take part in a 90-minute guided walking tour of a family-friendly Halloween-themed safari at Animal EDventure Park & Safari in Boynton Beach now through October 31. Along the way you will meet, pet, feed and learn about animals including sloths, kangaroos, lemurs, capybaras and more! Extraordinary fall displays with pumpkins, hay bales and seasonal decorations for your photo ops! You can even reserve a private pumpkin patch just for your family or special occasion! Reservations are required and can be made by calling/texting 561-350-6948.


Trick-or-Treat Bash  – The Jupiter Community Center is hosting the Town of Jupiter’s Trick-or-Treat Bash on Friday, October 22 from 5:30pm until 7:30pm.  BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) to collect candy and other treats! Enjoy live music and fun activities like carnival games, food trucks, and a pumpkin decorating contest. For more information:


Trick-or-Treat Trail – Be sure to take your little ones with you in their best costumes to Downtown Palm Beach Gardens October 22 through October 31 to enjoy the trail of sweets and treats! Many participating restaurants and shops will be offering treats for everyone starting at 6pm. Be sure to check out all the participating venues and more information: