SOUTH GATE FEST - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 - 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

3145 Southgate Circle, Sarasota FL


31st Annual Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Fest

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Fruitville Grove, 7410 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL

Festival activities include: Hug-A-Skunk (Oct 12th only), Costume contest every Saturday 2 pm, Local Vendor Craft Show, Pony Rides, Hayrides, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Enchanted Unicorn Encounter, Butterfly Garden, Wildflower Maze, Kids Fun Zone, Zip Line, Mini Train Ride, Face Painters, Pumpkin Painting, Hug-A-Goat, Animal Petting Zoo, Hold-A-Pig, Torres Extreme Riders in Globe of Death, Torres One-Ring Family Circus plus a Food Truck Rally with different trucks each weekend. NOTE: Individual rides, attractions and activities have their own set prices. See for other dates and information.


Oakland Heritage & WIldlife Festival

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Oakland Nature Preserve, 331 N Tubb St, Oakland, FL

Annual event celebrating the cultural and natural history of the Lake Apopka basin and Central Florida. Join us for a great day of food, entertainment, merchants, live entertainment, family fun, and of course, skunk hugs.



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City of Madeira Beach, 200 Rex Place, Madeira Beach, FL

Hosted by Bow-Wow Mobile Grooming, Rotary Club of the Gulf Beaches and Cit of Madeira Beach Recreation. Join us for a fun filled day of skunk hugs, vendors, activities, dog costume contest, dog friendly raffle prizes, local food trucks, craft beer, and live music. For more information see Proceeds support hosting the event and benefit the Madeira Beach Dog Park.