Autumn has arrived! Can you feel the subtle changes in the weather? Fall ushers in some of the best weather of the year in Central Florida as well as a cornucopia of fun outdoor festivals in the charming towns that surround Mission Inn Resort!
Hot summer days are yielding to crisp autumn mornings that entice visitors to get out and explore all there is to do at and around Mission Inn. Whether you are an avid cyclist or a craft show enthusiast, Lake County has events that will appeal to a wide range of interests!
Hop on your bike and pedal through scenic and hilly Lake County during the Mount Dora Bicycle Festival the first weekend of October. A variety of routes offer fun rides and challenges for casual and competitive bicyclists alike.
Clermont has a weekend of BBQ, music, and festivities on tap Oct. 14-16. The Pig on the Pond Community Festival got its start as a BBQ competition nearly a quarter-century ago and has grown into the largest outdoor festival in south Lake County. There’ll be a chili cook-off, BBQ contest, live entertainment, fireworks, carnival rides, a kids’ zone, and much more at the family-friendly event held at Clermont’s beautiful Waterfront Park.
On Saturday, Oct. 22, listen to live rock music and watch colorful seaplanes land on the lake in Tavares at the Rocktoberfest and Monster Splash Fly-In.
The sprawling Mount Dora Craft Fair will return on Oct. 22 and 23. The streets of historic downtown Mount Dora will be lined with booths featuring about 400 talented artists and crafters from across the country. The two-day event will also feature lots of food, beverages, and live entertainment!
These are just a few of the many festivals and activities in Lake County this month that complement all Mission Inn has to offer right at the resort, including boating, fishing, tennis and pickleball, in addition to world-class golf!
Come stay at Mission Inn Resort and fall for Lake County! Call (800) 874-9053 or go to missioninnresort.com to make reservations or for information on deluxe room rates and package offers.