Your Guide to Fall Activities Near Kings Bay

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While it doesnโ€™t quite feel like fall yet here in the south, there are plenty of fall activities to do in and around Kings Bay!

Incacheetoo Petting Zoo – Waverly, GA

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Open weekends from September 25-November 28th, this is more than just a petting zoo! It is full of fall favorites, such as a pumpkin patch, hay rides and a barrel train. This family friendly activity is located about 40 minutes north of Kings Bay. 

Conner’s A-Maize-ing Acres – Hilliard, FL

Open Fridays and Saturdays October 1-October 30th. Events include pumpkin patch, hay rides and a corn cannon.They have some special evening activities on some of the days. Located about 50 minutes from Kings Bay.

Falling For Shrimp Festival – Fernandina Beach, FL

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Due to the COVID pandemic, the annual Shrimp Festival was moved to the fall this year, October 1-3. Come down to downtown Fernandina Beach and celebrate the fall with this family friendly event. 

Amelia Island Jazz Festival – Amelia Island, FL

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Celebrate Jazz at the Amelia Island Jazz Festival on October 3-10. Enjoy music and other events throughout the week. Some events include wine tasting, dancing and live music. 

Spooktacular by Jacksonville Zoo – Jacksonville, FL

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Celebrate Halloween at the Jacksonville Zoo October 15-17, 22-31! Plenty of Halloween activities that both children and adults can enjoy, with animals available for viewing until sunset! The cost is $15 for zoo members and $25 for non-members. 

MWR Trunk or Treat – Kings Bay, GA

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Kings Bay, GAJoin the MWR for a Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 16th! Events include trick or treating and a car decoration contest. 

What are some of your favorite fall activities around Kings Bay? Comment below to share with others!

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