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Arboretum at Penn State

address  Bigler Rd.
 University Park, PA  16803
cross street E. Park Ave.
phone (814) 865-9118

Arboretum at Penn State's Pumpkin Festival

Arboretum at Penn State's Pumpkin Festival

Community Event, Fair/Festival, Holiday Music
The Arboretum at Penn State invites everyone to our annual Pumpkin Festival! Enjoy seeing hundreds of lighted jack-o’-lanterns from 6 pm until 9 pm on Saturday, October 20. Jack-o’-lanterns will be arranged and judged on the Event Lawn in seven age-based categories and ribbons will awarded for best three in each category as well as best Penn State theme, best Arboretum theme, best pop culture theme, and best-in-show. Seasonal displays including many varieties of squashes will also be featured throughout the gardens. (Please bring a flashlight if attending evening events.) Family activities will be available and musicians Picker and Papa and magician Ben Salinas will be strolling the gardens from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Nittany Valley Wranglers will be playing at the Overlook Pavilion from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Food vendors will be on site.
arboretum;pumpkin festival
Event Info: (814) 865-9118
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
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 • Fri 10/19/18 at 6pm-9pm 
 • Sat 10/20/18 at 4pm-9pm