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What’s On Suncoast? 10.16 – 10.23

| Angela Naff |

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are a few ideas for things to do around the area this week of 10.16-10.23!

Pumpkin Patch at the St. Pete Pier

Pumpkin Patch at the St. Pete Pier
800 2nd Avenue Northeast St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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This amazing pumpkin patch is offering once in Halloween photo opportunities, from under the Bending Arc sculpture out on the pier. With October 25, 2020, currently slated as the final day – take advantage of this holiday sight to make a day at the pier this weekend. Visit local museums, eateries, and the like that will add to this amazing outing. Of course, everyone can pick that perfect jack-o-lantern pumpkin while out at the patch. – and socially distance to boot in this wonderful outdoor Suncoast setting.

Operating Hours:
Friday, October 16th, 5pm to 10pm
Saturday, October 17th, 10am to 10pm
Sunday, October 18th, 10am to 9pm
Monday October 19th to Thursday October 22nd, 5pm to 9pm
Friday, October 23rd, 5pm to 10pm
Saturday, October 24th, 10am to 10pm
Sunday, October 25th, 10am to 8pm

Tampa Ghost Tour

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Tampa Ghost Tour
1600 E 8th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605

A fun event for the adults looking to get out and have a spooky good time with friends this Halloween. This requires all participants to be 21+ years of age as this pub crawl mixed with a ghostly fun tour of Ybor city is not for the kiddos. Tales of the creepiest history of Tampa, from years gone by as you explore bars, haunted buildings, and one of Tampa’s oldest regions. The amazing Nightly Spirit tours have been featured on travel sites and voted one of the top ten tours by USA Today. The tours are currently operating with minimal group sizes due to COVID-19 – and you need to book a reservation online to guarantee a spot. If you have a larger party, you recommend you go to the website and book a private party.


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794 S. Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater

This is authentic Italian with a family-friendly alfresco atmosphere that is only accentuated by the amazing views overlooking Clearwater Bay. Trip Advisor has awarded it the best restaurant designation and multi-year Certificate of Excellence choice through the years. For over 15 years, owner Cesare and Carlo have made gathering friends and family to their restaurant, an experience that was learned from their own family meals back home in Italy. Due to current restrictions making reservations online is recommended, and you can see all menus online. See what amazing Italian cuisine tastes like, and be pampered by this professional amazing staff.

Riverside Cafe

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Riverside Cafe
955 Riverside Dr., Palmetto, FL 34221

A 2020 Traveler’s Choice award winner – this inside or outside seated restaurant has something for all tastes. Whether needing a great start to the day with one of their breakfast skillets, or a seafood treat while looking at at the amazing water views Riverside Cafe is serving up what customers want. They are working diligently to make safety a focus with handwashing protocols or employees and guests availalbe, and sanitizing standards with the highest level of attentiveness. There’s a reason they have so many amazing customer reviews – come see for yourself today!

Fruitville Grove 2020 Pumpkin Fest

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Fruitville Groves 2020 Pumpkin Fest
7410 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, FL 34240

The Farmer’s Market and Pumpkin Palace is open 7 days a week and What’s On Suncoast here in Sarasota. On Saturdays and Sundays in October though you can find the Pumpkin Festival in full swing also. Costume contests, pony rides, rock walls, bounce houses, food truck rally and the list goes on and on. Plan for the entire day as it runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and there is enough to keep all members of the family engaged. Additionally, at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. during the festival, the Torres FAmily Circus and Extreme Riders perform. Hand washing stations, sanitizer, and mask requests are in place to help make this year’s festival as safe and fun for all as possible.

Photos from above business website or Facebook pages.

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