Fall is finally here and current events can’t change the fact that it’s still the season of slightly cooler temperatures (very slightly because c’mon it’s still Florida), all things pumpkin spice and trick or treating.

We’ve put together a list of 10 can’t-miss events that are affordable, family-friendly, and are taking proper safety precautions right here in Southwest Florida.

Check it out:

Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving Contest

Saturday, Oct. 24 from 1-4 p.m.
Miromar Outlets, 10801 Corkscrew Rd. Suite 82 in Estero
Pre-registration is required. There will be prizes and some carving tools will be provided. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult to participate. $15
For more information, click here.

Freddie’s Trick-Or-treat Alley

Saturday, Oct. 31 from 12-5 p.m.
Fleamasters Flea Market
4135 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Fort Myers
The market will have spooky decorations and vendors will be handing out candy.
For more information, click here.

Halloween Spooktacular Marco Island

Saturday, Oct. 31 from 3-5 p.m.
Mackle Park
1361 Andalusia Terrace in Marco Island
There will be games, halloween music, arts and crafts, food for purchase, a haunted house for ages 10+ and more.
For more information, click here.

Halloween Howl Pre-K through 5th Grade

Friday, Oct. 16 from 6-8 p.m.
East Naples Community Park, 3500 Thomasson Drive in Naples
There will be a costume contest for all ages, games, bounce houses and prizes. $10 per child.
For more information, click here.

Candy Haunted House Creations

Friday, Oct. 23 from 5- 6:30 p.m.
Vineyards Community Park, 6231 Arbor Road in Naples
Children ages 4-12 will be able to use an assortment of candy, frosting, and cookies to design a haunted candy house. Must pre-register by Oct. 18. $10
For more information, click here.

Halloween Party

Friday, Oct. 23 from 6:00- 8:00 p.m.
Mas Hasse Community Park, 3390 Golden Gate Blvd. West in Naples
There will be music, cookie decorating and a costume contest. Food and drink will be provided to registrants.
Click here for more information.

Boo-tacular Drive

Friday, Oct. 30 from 6:30- 9 p.m.
North Collier Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Road in Naples
This will be a drive-thru trick or treat experience where you’ll embark in your vehicle along a slow moving road and enjoy themed scenes of Halloween, lots of candy and vendor provided goodies.
For more information, click here.

Trunk or Treat Drive-Thru

Friday, October 30 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Immokalee Community Park, 321 N. 1st St. Immokalee, FL
This will be a trunk or treat drive-thru celebration where guests will see some super cool decorated trunksm while kids enjoy candy and treats. Free event.
For more information, click here.

Halloween on The Farm

Saturday, Oct. 31 at 4 p.m.
Southern Fresh Farms, 8500 Penzance Blvd. in Fort Myers
There will be hayrides, pumpkins, furry animals to pet and some local artisans.
For more information, click here.

Calusa Haunted Walk 2020

Friday, Oct. 9 from 7:30-11 p.m.
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers
Take a haunted walk through the pitch black trails of the 1/3 mile Pine Loop Trail. It’s sure to make even the bravest scream! $15 tickets must be purchased in advance.
For more information, click here.

Katherine Viloria is Beasley Media Group's Fort Myers Digital Content Manager. She loves to write, snap photos, and watch Grey's Anatomy. Connect with her on Instagram @alittlethisalittlekat