Great Pumpkin Fest 2013
Saturday, October 19, Noon - 9 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon and evening of family-friendly Halloween fun, including:
- Creative displays of hundreds of carved pumpkins, lit after dark
- Free hay and train rides
- Free digital planetarium shows
- Spooktacular science programs
- Pumpkin-carving demonstration
- Costume parade
- Games and entertainment
- And lots more!
Friendly Halloween costumes are encouraged! Bring a flashlight to light your way at night and be sure to dress for the weather. This event takes place rain or shine.
Download the full schedule of Great Pumpkin Fest programs and activities!
Light dinner items, snacks, and festival foods will be available for purchase throughout the event. In addition, picnicking is welcome on the EcoTarium grounds. Beverage vending machines are available at the Train Station and Sundial Plaza; beverage and snack vending machines are available inside the museum on the Middle Level.
Free parking is available on the EcoTarium property as space allows. Since Great Pumpkin Fest is a very busy event, be prepared to park off-site and to walk to the museum.
Please note that regular EcoTarium admission fees and hours do not apply on October 19th. The museum is open from noon to 9 p.m. for Great Pumpkin Fest only.
$15, EcoTarium members $12. Children under 2 FREE.
Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event, or in advance at the EcoTarium Ticket & Information Desk. Tickets are for one-time use, with no re-admittance during the event. For more information, please call 508-929-2700.
No coupons or discounts may be applied for Great Pumpkin Fest, and there are no refunds. Proceeds benefit the EcoTarium.