Central Florida’s Best Fall Festivals and Events in 2021: Complete Fall Guide

There’s no end to festivals in Central Florida. Visit Orlando any time of the year, and you’ll experience art shows, fairs, theme park events, exotic cuisines, film festivals, concerts, and more! Fall events in Central Florida are no different. 

Autumn in Central Florida is warm and sunny, with no limits to the events taking place every week. The harvest season, veggie fests, Halloween- all of these with art and film festivals run through August till November, and then comes Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year. 

This year has a few exceptions due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Therefore, make sure to check updates on the events you plan to attend. Without any further ado, let’s dig deep into what surprises Central Florida has for us for Fall 2021!

Events in Central Florida Coming Up This Weekend

Entertainment in Central Florida goes on all year round. If you’re wondering whether or not you would find some shows and fests going on here if you come during this season, rest assured. Below is a list of events occurring this weekend.

Orlando Fall Boat Show

Get ready for Central Florida’s famous boat show with over 500 boats in the Orange County Convention Center.

  • Date & Time: August 27 2:00 PM to August 29 9:00 PM GMT
  • Age Group: All

Congo River Golf Knight

  • Location: Congo River Golf, East Colonial Drive
  • Date & Time: August 27, 2021, 12:00 AM GMT

Alice in Wonderland: Les Vixens Burlesque

  • Location: Southern Nights Orlando 375 S Bumby Ave
  • Date: August 26 Time: Starts at 10 PM GMT

Black Joy Festival

  • Attractions: Music, art, food
  • Location: Blue Jacket Park 2501 General Rees Avenue
  • Date: August 28
  • Time: 2 PM GMT

Pre Labor Day Bash

  • Attractions: Live performances (music and dance) and food and drinks on sale.
  • Location: Nursing Care by Angels LLC Palm Bay, FL
  • Date & Time: August 29, 2021, 4 PM to 12:00 AM GMT

Blocked Out Block Party w/ Ship Wrek

  • Location: Knight Library, 11448 University Blvd Orlando, FL
  • Date: August 28 to 29, 2021
  • Attractions: Live music and drinks

September 2021 Fall Events in Central Florida

The month of September is all about fall festivals in Central Florida. Every spot has at least one show or fair going on during this month.

Fall Vegetable and Herb Garden

  • Location: Harry P. Leu Gardens 1920 N Forest Ave Orlando, FL 32803
  • Date: September 29, 2021

Second Annual Fall Festival at The Grand Ol' Bar

  • Attractions: Children’s games, live music, crafts, and many add-on options to take with your ticket.
  • Location: 721 Palmetto Street New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
  • Date: September 26, 2021

Pumpkin Patch Craft with Carmen

  • Attractions: Live crafts class with Carmen Kirkland
  • Location: Dona Vista Market 16209 Eustis Place Umatilla, FL 32784
  • Date & Time: September 8, 2021, 2 PM to 4 PM GMT

Jerk and Curry Music Fest 2021

  • Attractions: Games, Caribbean foods, cooking and eating contests, music, and much more. Location: Francis field St. Augustine, FL
  • Date & Time: September 25th, 6PM to 2AM GMT

Wonderland Tea Party

  • Attractions: Tea party with Alice and the Mad Hatter, sweetmeats, games, and prizes.
  • Location: Lake Square Mall Leesburg, FL
  • Date & Time: September 12 at 6 PM GMT

Central Florida Festivals in October 2021

A list of Halloween events and many fall festivals in Orlando, Central Florida--

Trunk or Treat

  • Attractions: Cars and trucks competition, over 24 candy places for kids’ trick or treating, live music, street shows, restaurants, shops, and more.
  • Location: Promenade at Sunset Walk Kissimmee, FL
  • Date & Time: October 30th, 8:00 PM GMT

Family Fun Day Octoberfest

  • Attractions: Games, hayrides, pumpkin picking, food, car shows, costumes, shopping, live music, comedy show, kids’ entertainment, and many more.
  • Location: Causeway Cove, 601 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, United States
  • Date: October 30, 2021

Island Festival PC4 Kanaval

  • Attractions: Kids’ Zone, art, clothing, food trucks
  • Location: Town Center Boulevard Palm Coast, FL 32164
  • Date & Time: October 2, 2021, 3 PM - 2 AM GMT

Together Again Fall Festival by the Highlands County DEC

  • Attractions: drinks, dinner, live auction, silent auction, dance, music.
  • Location: Island View Restaurant 5223 Sun North Lake Boulevard
  • Date: October 9, 2021

3rd Annual Festival of Fall

  • Attractions: local vendors, artisans, crafters, face painting, food trucks.
  • Location: Port Orange City Center 1000 City Center Cir Port Orange, FL 32129
  • Date & Time: October 16, 2021, 2PM GMT

Keiser University's Fall Festival

  • Attractions: Music, food vendors, pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, craft vendors, raffles, and more.
  • Location: Keiser University 9400 Southwest Discovery Way Port St. Lucie, FL 34987
  • Date & Time: October 9, 2021 3PM to 6PM GMT

37th Mount Dora Craft Fair

  • Attractions: more than 400 crafters and artists, food, drinks.
  • Location: Mount Dora Historic District 230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757
  • Dates: October 23, 24, 2021

Candyland Fall Festival & Family Blitz

  • Attractions: slides, games, family fun, food, candy, family blitz show.
  • Location: 401 E Taylor Rd 401 East Taylor Road DeLand, FL 32724
  • Date & Time: October 16, 2021, 4PM- 11PM GMT

Cocoa Village Fall Art & Craft Festival

  • Attractions: street food, live entertainment
  • Location: Cocoa Riverfront Park 401 Riveredge Blvd Cocoa, FL 32922
  • Dates: October 16-17, 2021

More fall fests that you should check out--

Orlando’s Fall Events in November 2021

Orlando fall festivals continue until the Thanksgiving holidays. Since Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are coming up next, Orlando stays in festive mode throughout this period.

FALL HARVEST FEST. at Tradition Square

  • Attractions: Paintings, Contemporary & Wood Art, Handmade Clothing, Handmade Soaps, Handmade Jewelry, Metal Art, Shell Art, Handmade Home Decor, Baked Goods, Handmade Candles, Glass Art, Live Music, Kids Zone, Food, Adult Beverages
  • Location: Southwest Tradition Square Port St. Lucie, FL 34987
  • Date: November 20, 2021

Harvest Music Fest: Farm to Grass Music Series

  • Attractions: food trucks, art and crafts vendors, music.
  • Location: Saint Lucie Farm Preserve 2651 Minute Maid Road Fort Pierce, FL 34945
  • Dates: November 11 to 14, 2021

45th Annual Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival

One of the oldest and most renowned art festivals in Central Florida.

  • Attractions: unique items, jewelry, food, drinks, music.
  • Location: Historic downtown Longwood 200 W Warren Ave Longwood, FL 32750
  • Dates: November 20, 21, 2021

Cinderella's Pumpkin Ball by Tutu Tales Party Productions

  • Attractions: Live song, Waltz performance, photography, refreshments, princess dance lessons, and more!
  • Location: My Enchanted Events Venue 1285 Seminola Boulevard Ste 101A Casselberry, FL 32707
  • Date & Time: November 19, 20, 2021

More Central Florida fall festivals taking place in November 2021-

Final Words

These long lists of Central Florida fall festivals that we provided here do not include all of the events that will be taking place. So, you can imagine how you’ll never fall short of options. What are you waiting for then? Book your tickets and vacation rentals ASAP so that you don’t miss the Central Florida merriment in the fall season!