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Going to the Pumpkin Festival is a tradition for Myakka City 12-year-old Collette Armstrong, 8-year-old Jeanette Armstrong, Cristina Rosas and 21-month-old Lincoln Armstrong.

Hunsader Farms' 30th annual Pumpkin Festival begins in east Bradenton

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Going to the Pumpkin Festival is a tradition for Myakka City 12-year-old Collette Armstrong, 8-year-old Jeanette Armstrong, Cristina Rosas and 21-month-old Lincoln Armstrong.

East County's Ethan Scragg, who is 3 years old, has his face painted like a tiger.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

East County's Ethan Scragg, who is 3 years old, has his face painted like a tiger.

Megamorph transforms from a police car into a transformer astonishing audience members.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Megamorph transforms from a police car into a transformer astonishing audience members.

Myakka City's Fearless Flores performs a motorcycle stunt.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Myakka City's Fearless Flores performs a motorcycle stunt.

Sarasota's Victoria Gadway, who is 6 years old, dresses as a fairy with her 3-year-old sister, Gabrielle Gadway.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Sarasota's Victoria Gadway, who is 6 years old, dresses as a fairy with her 3-year-old sister, Gabrielle Gadway.

Sarasota's Ember Magnuson, who is 8, rides a camel with her 7-year-old brother, Noble Magnuson.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Sarasota's Ember Magnuson, who is 8, rides a camel with her 7-year-old brother, Noble Magnuson.

North Port's Jett Thurmer enjoys riding a pony during the Pumpkin Festival.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

North Port's Jett Thurmer enjoys riding a pony during the Pumpkin Festival.

Fort Myers' Levi Puerto, who is 4 years old, dresses in matching shirts with his mother, Laura Puerto, and his 7-year-old brother, Landon Puerto.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Fort Myers' Levi Puerto, who is 4 years old, dresses in matching shirts with his mother, Laura Puerto, and his 7-year-old brother, Landon Puerto.

Mr. Harley, children's musician Harley Smith, plays "Here Comes the Sun" by the Beatles.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Mr. Harley, children's musician Harley Smith, plays "Here Comes the Sun" by the Beatles.

North Port's Lesley Branum, who is 5, gets her face painted with her 9-year-old sister, Adalynn Branum.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

North Port's Lesley Branum, who is 5, gets her face painted with her 9-year-old sister, Adalynn Branum.

Largo's David Goudy, Debbie Goudy and 13-year-old Josalynn Goudy take a photo by a gator at the Pumpkin Festival. "We love it here," Debbie Goudy says. "It's the best place ever."

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Largo's David Goudy, Debbie Goudy and 13-year-old Josalynn Goudy take a photo by a gator at the Pumpkin Festival. "We love it here," Debbie Goudy says. "It's the best place ever."

St. Petersburg's Camilo Nieves-Bedaya, 5, lets his 8-year-old brother, Alejandro Nieves-Bedaya, do all the work during a ride.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

St. Petersburg's Camilo Nieves-Bedaya, 5, lets his 8-year-old brother, Alejandro Nieves-Bedaya, do all the work during a ride.

Children enjoy a train ride.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Children enjoy a train ride.

Scarecrows can be found all around the Pumpkin Festival.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Scarecrows can be found all around the Pumpkin Festival.

Sarasota's Grace Molino, who is 2 years old, carefully picks out a pumpkin to take home.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Sarasota's Grace Molino, who is 2 years old, carefully picks out a pumpkin to take home.

Families try to find their way out of the corn maze.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Families try to find their way out of the corn maze.

Tampa's Shannon Wells feeds goats with her 2-year-old daughter, Eden Wells, and husband, Jay Wells. "You have to put your hand out straight," Jay Wells says to Eden Wells.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Tampa's Shannon Wells feeds goats with her 2-year-old daughter, Eden Wells, and husband, Jay Wells. "You have to put your hand out straight," Jay Wells says to Eden Wells.

Goats walk around the petting zoo waiting for Pumpkin Festival patrons to feed them.

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 |

Goats walk around the petting zoo waiting for Pumpkin Festival patrons to feed them.

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