Things to do in October with your Boo! 👻

(Photo from Tallahassee Heights UMC Pumpkin patch by Qiyah Lanier)


By Journey staff writer Qiyah Lanier

As the brown leaves fall and the air fills with Pumpkin spice some may already be in the spirit of Halloween. For the thrill-seekers and fall-festival lovers here’s a list of events through October that will be ongoing until the end of the month.

Scarecrows in the Gardens:
Through Nov. 7. Explore the gardens with the scarecrows. Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road. The event is free with paid park admission. Visit for more information.

Tallahassee Heights UMC Pumpkin Patch: The “city’s original pumpkin patch” located at 3004 Mahan Drive. It’s visible from the road.

Tower of Terror: So the Terror of Tallahassee is proud to announce it’s the first and only commercial haunted house to offer the “Survive a night in the haunted house or inherit nothing” will challenge.
Oh sure, you’ve seen it before in the movies, but that was pretend. This time, it’s for real.
And it’s simple, too. According to, All you gotta do is talk to them, talk to your lawyer, modify your will, and die.
Yes, it’s that easy!
Your new will shall stipulate that your heirs must spend and survive the entire night in their haunted house, or else they give up their inheritance to The Terror.

The Terror of Tallahassee is open Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., through Oct. 31, 1408 Lake Bradford Road. Tickets are $15, and $10 for kids 12 and under. Visit for more information.

Ongoing, Fridays

FSU Flying High Halloween Circus: 7-9 p.m. Free for FSU students. Tickets range $7 to $17. All students as well as the community are invited to attend this fun and spooky yet family friendly production of zombies breaking into dance and skeletons flying through the air. Do not miss this one of a kind performance that is sure to be a thriller. Find it at the Jack Haskin Circus Complex, 269 Chieftan Way on the FSU campus.

Spooky Movies in the Pumpkin Patch:

A different selection for each Friday showing. 7-9:30 p.m. Faith Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Meridian Road. Free popcorn.

Ongoing, Saturdays 

Fall Festival: Saturdays at Gray Memorial United Methodist Church, 2201 Old Bainbridge Road. Free to attend. There will be a pumpkin patch, pony rides, bouncy house and vendors. Enjoy the bake sale and grab a lunch. Open noon through dusk through Oct. 30.

Tallahassee Heights UMC Pumpkin Patch:

Come out to to the city’s original pumpkin patch. Open each day for the month of October. “Saturday in the Patch” is extra fun with pony rides, magic shows, craft bazaars and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 3004 Mahan Drive. Check out the full calendar of events on

On Halloween 

Halloween Party: Open to the public and hosted by Backwoods Bistro. 7-10 p.m. 401 E. Tennessee St.


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