Westervelt Farms Farmer’s Market
Ready to decorate your mantel for fall? Craving fresh-grown Ohio tomatoes for your dinner salad? For all things local, Westervelt Farms is your fall destination! Less than 3 miles east of Polaris Fashion Place, this farmer’s market offers huge mums, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, fresh local produce, and baked goods. Insider’s tip: Pap’s Kettle Corn (Sunbury, Ohio) is a must . . . get the large size!
Hours: Open daily 12 pm to 7 pm through October.
Location: Westervelt Farms, 724 Africa Road, Westerville, OH 43082
Oakland Nurseries 42nd Annual Fall Festival
Pumpkin hoarders, unite! During its annual Fall Festival, Oakland Nurseries offers all-you-can-carry pumpkins for $19.99! Nominate your strongest family member, then load him or her up with piles of pumpkins! At the very least, you’ll get a good laugh and a priceless photo! Festival activities include tractor rides, farm animals, door prizes and sales, make-and-take crafts, large pumpkin carving, National Pumpkin Weigh Off, and food trucks! (Check the website for specific activities offered at each location.)
Hours: October 8 and 9, 2022. Festival takes place from Noon to 4 pm, store hours vary.
Locations: Oakland Nurseries in Delaware, Ohio; Dublin, Ohio; New Albany, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio
Money saving tip: Visit Oakland Park Delaware Gift Barn and Loft this weekend only (September 23-25, 2022) and save 33% off one item with this coupon.
Tractor rides and other fun at the Oakland Nursery Fall Festival October 8-9, 2022.
Zoombezi Bay Presents ZOMBIEzi Bay
Riding a roller coaster in the dark of night may be frightening enough for some, but ZOMBIEzi Bay also includes 4 haunted zones and 2 scare zones! That’s right, for Halloween season, Ohio’s favorite waterpark, Zoombezi Bay, transforms into ZOMBIEzi Bay, and the scares are real! Beware: Actors can scare you at any time within the park!
Hours: September 16, 2022, through October 30, 2022. Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays from 6 pm to midnight.
Cost: $28.99-$32.99 (discounts available for Zoombezi Bay and Columbus Zoo members)
Location: ZOMBIEzi Bay, 4840 Powell Road, Powell, OH 43065
Good to know: Open to age 13 and older, parental discretion advised. Flashlights and other illuminating devices not permitted in the park or attractions.
ZOMBIEzi Bay is open every weekend through Halloween.