FORT MYERS, Fla. - It might still be warm outside but Lakes Regional Park is getting everyone in the fall spirit.
It's their 5th annual Fall Festival and Halloween Extravaganza! Families can take a ride on the Halloween Express. It's about a mile and a half of ghostly displays, graveyards and the skelton crew.
You can also vote on your favorite scarecrow. More than 40 organizations are participating.
"It's wonderful, adults enjoy it as much as kids, we're in the middle of Lee County's biggest pumpkin patch and all kinds of bounce houses... it's all about the kids and Halloween is such a fun time of year for everyone," says Marsha Asp with the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation.
All the events run through Halloween. Organizers expect more than 60-thousand people to visit the park for the festival.
The pumpkin patch, hayride, scarecrows and games will be open 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. the Halloween Express train rides will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7- 9:45 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. - 9:45 p.m. Saturday; and noon- 9:45 p.m. Sunday. scarecrows in the park 2013 is hosted by the Lakes Park Enrichment foundation.
Lakes Regional Park is open dawn to dusk daily at 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers, Fl 33908. costs vary for activities. parking is $1 per hour or $5 per day.