Top Local Events In October

September 23, 2022

A Taste of Oktoberfest – The American German Club of The Palm Beaches returns for its 48th year of its time-honored Oktoberfest tradition. 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 7-9 and October 14-15! Dine on authentic meals, sip imported and domestic beers, schnapps, 30+ different types of liquor, and listen to entertainment by 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 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:


Pumpkin Fest 2022 – 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 22 from 11am until 4pm, the event will feature great music, food, drinks, 50+ vendors and an incredible pumpkin patch. Bring the kids in costume for trick or treating and the costume contest at the amphitheater. Take in the beautiful scenery of Jupiter’s waterways while welcoming in the fall season! Get more info on this family-friendly event:


SPOOKY Safari Walkthrough – Take part in a unique 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 here:


Latin Quarter WPB Fiesta – Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday, October 15 from 11:00am until 4:00pm downtown West Palm Beach! It is a great tribute and salute to the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the Palm Beaches. The event includes food, music, dancing, games, family-friendly activities, dominos, putt-putt golf, a parade and much more! For more info: