Fall Family Weekend: October 20-23

Fall Family Weekend: October 20-23

Boys Playing Throwing the Fall Leaves Up in the Air

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are family-friendly events and ideas for all ages: 

Through October 30

The 39th annual Pumpkin Festival. Come out to enjoy all of the seasonal favorites – a scenic wagon ride through the land of the scarecrows, a 5 acre corn maze, fabulous food tent, “all you can carry” pumpkins and more! Open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Red Wagon Farm, 16081 East River Road (Route 252), Columbia Station, redwagonfarm.com

October 20-23

Pumpkin Pandemonium. Scavenger hunt, harvest maze, hayrides and more. Heritage Farms, 6050 Riverview Rd, Peninsula, heritagefarms.com
October 21
Mess Makers at the Akron Art Museum. Learn, play and explore creation stations for the messiest kids. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., Akron, akronartmuseum.org
Family Flashlight Walk. Drop by to spot nature in the early evening with the help of a flashlight. 6:30-7:30 p.m., F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron, summitmetroparks.org

October 22

Family Fall Fest & Treat Trail. Dress in costume for hay rides, crafts, games, photo booth and treats. 2:30-6:30 p.m. Tam O’Shanter Park, 5055 Hills & Dales Road NW, Canton, starkparks.com

Family Fun Fair and Exceptionalities Expo. Trunk-or-treat, food, goodie bags and more. Noon-3 p.m. The Church at Silver Lake, 2951 Kent Road, Silver Lake, mcbdd.org

Trunk or Treat. Explore trucks and vehicles that keep parks beautiful while collecting treats. 5-7 p.m. Silver Creek Lake House, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton, summitmetroparks.org

Haunted Gingerbread Houses. Families build and decorate spooky gingerbread houses together. 2-3 p.m. Akron Public Library, 60 High St., akronlibrary.org

October 22-23

Pumpkin Decorating and Carving Contest. For individuals, families or teams. Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, smfpl.org

October 23

Beech Brook’s 12th Annual 5K Race & Family Fun Run. Participants can join the timed 5K race or the one-mile course for walkers or casual runners. This family-friendly event is geared to all ages with face painting, a balloon twister,“Kid Zone” area with crafts, a costume contest. 9 a.m., Orange City Schools Campus, 32000 Chagrin Blvd., Pepper Pike, beechbrook.org 

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