Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
11:47 pm EDT
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

It’s Time for Some Halloween Fun! Lots of Events!

East Lake County holds Pumpkin’ Chunkin’ Contest Oct. 6

Sat. Oct. 6                   10:30am

31340 CR 437, Sorrento

  • Outdoor event where teams will launch 3-5 lb.

pumpkins at a target 100 ft. away with catapults.

  • Trophies awarded in four categories.
  • For more information or to field a team
  • FREE and open for entire family to enjoy
  • contact Elizabeth Steele, Youth Service
  • 352-383-9980

Lady Lake Not Too Scary Halloween Party & Kids’ Costume Contest

Sat., Oct. 20                6-8pm

Location: Baseball Complex on Guava Street

Costume competition to win ribbons. Play games and

Have great family fun. Area companies staff tables with

games and giveaways.

Sponsored by the Lady Lake Parks & Recreation District.

No rain date is planned.

Spooktacular Story time with Maria and Friends

Sat., Oct. 20


Lake Square Mall

Near AMC in Via Entertainment Wing

Age Group – Children 12 and under

Costume party, cookie-decorating,

Interacting with Halloween characters

Hear classic Halloween stories

“Legends of Sleepy Hallow” and more.

NOTE: No face masks or face paint permitted for security

Info:  352-787-1200  ext. 4


Clermont Harvest Festival

Sat., Oct. 27    10am-6pm

First United Methodist Church

950 7th Street, Clermont

Open to the Public

More than 100 Arts & Crafts & Product Vendors

10am-noon     Pumpkin Decorating

Noon-5pm                   Kids Zone with games

5:30pm                        Costume Parade

6pm                             Trunk or Treat

7pm                             5K Nightmare Run

And more…

Petting Farm & Hay Ride

Train Rides

Pop-Up Escape Room

Shops Open Late


Barktober Fest at Lake Square Mall in Corridor by PetSmart

Sat., Oct 27     2-5pm

Open to the Public and Furry Friends

Kid and canine friendly Halloween costume contest competition.

Dress in your funniest, scariest and most unique costumes.

Leesburg Police Department will be on site to provide safe

Halloween tips to keep kids safe. Plus, Animal Medical Center of Eustis

will be here to give materials to help families protect their furry

family members this holiday season.

Info 352-787-1200, ext. 4


Not So Scary Halloween Party at Lady Lake Library

Wed., Oct. 31              3:30-5pm

Lady Lake Public Library – Youth Library

Age Groups:

Preschool         0-4 years

Elementary      5-7 years

Middle School             6-13 years

Tweens                       8-12 years

Annual Halloween Party at the library!  Enjoy games,

crafts, food, and trick or treating in the library!

No sign up required.  Costumes encouraged, but not mandatory.

Info: Call youth library at 352-753-2957


Toddler & Preschool Costume Party

W.T.Bland Public Library in Children‘s Program Room

Wed., Oct 31                10:30-11:30am

Age Group –  Children 0 to 4 years old

Costume parade and party in Butterfly Garden and Library.
Free treats and children’s books for all children.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Info: (352) 735-7180 ext. 5


Spooktacular Story Time Cagan Crossings Community Library

Wed., Oct. 31               11am-noon

Age Group – Children 0-5 years

Costume Parade and Halloween stories, indoor trick-or-treating

Event is for children 0-5 years of age and their caregivers.

Info: Rachael Smoyak (352) 243-1840


Teen Club – Halloween Party at Leesburg Public Library – Story Room

Wed., Oct 31                2:30-4:30pm

Age Group – Teens 13-18 years

Halloween Party for teens with crafts, activities and games.

Presenter: Tim Hocker, Youth Services


Halloween Crafty Kids at Cooper Memorial Library – Garden

Wed., Oct 31               3-4pm

Age Group – Children

Easy Halloween crafting for elementary school students.

Info: Amy Stultz

(352) 536-2275