Great Pumpkin Nights | EcoTarium

Great Pumpkin Nights

The biggest Halloween celebration for families in Central Massachusetts!

October 12-14, 19-21, and 26-28, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Celebrate Halloween at the EcoTarium’s annual family-friendly Great Pumpkin Nights! Wander the EcoTarium grounds to see striking funkin displays of dinosaurs, safari animals and more. Inside, enjoy the museum’s fascinating exhibits while also getting to trick-or-treat. Don’t forget your costume!

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. 

Proceeds benefit EcoTarium. No passes, coupons, or discounts apply. Great Pumpkin Nights is a special event to support the museum.


General Admission Member
In Advance $16.00 $8.00
Day Of $18.00 $10.00

Children under 2 are free. Click the link below to purchase your tickets! 

Friday, October 12

Saturday, October13

Sunday, October 14

Friday, October 19

Saturday, October 20

Sunday, October 21

Friday, October 26

Saturday, October 27

Sunday, October 28


Every night

  • Pumpkin trail of striking structures
  • Train ride on the Explorer Express (additional ticket required)
  • Trick-or-Treat Stations
  • Spooktacular Science and Creature Feature programs
  • Children's Tumbling from the Little Gym
  • Fun games including Giant checkers, Timberstackers and a Pumpkin Ring Toss
  • Food from Eric's La Patisserie


  • Music and contests from WSRS


  • Music and contests from WSRS

Questions? Check out our FAQ! 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For additional information call Kerry Castorano at 508.929.2716 or email