All over America in the month of October you will find great events to please the whole family. Many areas will have a harvest festival, pumpkin weigh offs, pumpkin pie competitions, hay rides and of course all kinds of events for Halloween. October is a really exciting month for family entertainment.

A quick look on the Internet for your town or state will provide more events than you will ever be able to attend in one month.

There are some great State fairs. The Alabama State Fair is a good one with a giant pumpkin contest. Also the Indiana State Fair, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and the Carolinas. All great State Fairs with plenty of activities and excitement for everyone in the family. There really is something to please every age group and taste.

Many local churches will have events and a harvest festival in October. These usually have plenty of fresh produce and an abundance of crafts and fresh baked goods.

Another good place for October fun can be local farms. Many of these have pick your own pumpkins, fresh baked goods, fresh fruit and vegetables, hay rides, corn roasts and various competitions for the kids. You can usually get some good advice on carving your pumpkin into the perfect Jack O Lantern too.

At most of the big events you will find fairgrounds, music, parades, recipe contests, craft fairs, hay rides, food stands, scarecrow decorating contests and so many more crazy and inventive competitions.

So don’t miss out start planning your October entertainment now.  Look out for articles and advertisements for Halloween, Harvest Festivals, Hay Rides and so much more fun in October.