Looking for fall activities in Bartow, FL? We’ve put together a list of Pumpkin Patches, Trunk or Treat events, Carnivals, Hayrides, Halloween Movies, Fall Festivals & more.
Below you’ll find Halloween events and fall things to do near Bartow including the popular Bartow Halloween Parade, Bartow Halloween Carnival, and Polk County Sheriff’s Office Haunted Jail Tour. For a full list of Halloween fun across Polk County, visit our full Halloween guide – link below.
Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Fall & Halloween Activities for a full list of fun things to do this fall in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Polk County, and Central Florida including pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses, Halloween events, trunk or treat, drive-thru Halloween attractions and more.
Fall + Halloween Events in Bartow
We also have a full list of Halloween Events in Polk County or you can use our full Calendar to find upcoming events.
Pumpkin Patches in Bartow
While we don’t know of any church pumpkin patches in Bartow (contact us if you know of one!) you can find nearby pumpkin patches in Lakeland and Winter Haven in our Pumpkin Patch Guide:
Things to do in Bartow – Fall Fun
Multiple farms and corn mazes are just a short drive from Bartow – Harvest Holler Corn Maze, Heartland Fall Festival, Springtime Farms, Heartland Fall Festival, and Fox Squirrel Corn maze are approximately 30 minutes away.
The Heartland Fall Festival
Bring the whole family to this pumpkin patch and Fall Festival located in Bowling Green, Florida. Admission includes Playground Area, Giant Slides, Ball Zone, Duck Races, Games, Rat Rollers, Tire Climb, Hayrides, Human Foosball, Educational Area, Animal Area, Gaga Ball, Tetherball, And More!
Location: 3350 US Highway 17 North, Bowling Green, FL 33834 (MAP IT)
More info: Website / Facebook
Dates & Times: Saturday and Sunday from October 15 – November 6, 2022
Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets: Ranges from $7 – 17. Ages 2 and under are free.
Haunted Houses in Bartow
Polk County Sheriff’s Office Haunted Jail Tour
This Haunted House in Bartow is located in a jail. What could be spookier?? The HAUNTED JAIL TOUR hosted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office features never-before-seen areas of the old booking facility.
Kids under 10 years old can tour for just $5.00 each. Agency members will be on-hand to watch the little ones whose parents want to tour but maybe don’t want their children tagging along. PCSO will also have a bounce house, a “dunk your deputy” dunk tank, and food trucks – fun for the entire family!
Dates & Times: FOUR NIGHTS ONLY – October 21, 22, 28, 29, 2022 from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
Admission Price: $12 for Adults / $5 for Children. All proceeds benefit United Way. First come, first served – pay at the door. Food and drinks will also be for sale.
Location: PCSO Old Jail in Bartow – 455 N. Broadway Ave, Bartow, FL
Wonder House Halloween Tours – Bartow
Something spooky this way comes… the historic Wonder House in Bartow offers Halloween tours during the month of October. Both daytime and night tours are available inside this historic home decorated for Halloween.
The house will be decorated for Halloween with many personal oddity collections on display. This is a family friendly tour and does not have any jump scares, zombies or monsters.
Location: 1075 E Mann Rd, Bartow, Florida 33830
More info: Website | Facebook
Dates: Weekends in October 2022. Check the website or Facebook for updates. Tours sell out quickly!
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Fall + Halloween Activity Guide
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