Pumpkin Festival

September 30 - October 30 (Friday - Sunday)

Enjoy the beautiful fall colors and cooler weather at Atlanta’s favorite place to celebrate the fall season. Stone Mountain Park’s annual Pumpkin Festival has become a family favorite with kids and parents alike.

Take in all of the splendor that autumn provides with attractions, fun-filled games, shows, and more. Let the autumn breeze blow across you as you listen to classic and contemporary tales, including the Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, during Adventure Tales Storytelling. Join Spookley the Square Pumpkin and lift his friends into the air for a Dance-A-Long Party Parade that dances through Crossroads, and then meet him at Spookley’s Pumpkin Patch Meet & Greet.

Get the entire family into the spirit with fall décor and special attractions at The Great Pumpkin Junction. Be the detective in the Trick or Treat Scavenger Hunt. Beat the clock with a tasty treat at the Pie Eating Contest and much more!

Plus, enjoy all of your favorite Stone Mountain Park attractions during Pumpkin Festival. Trek through the treetops on SkyHike®, one of the nation’s largest adventure ropes courses, or soar to the top of the mountain on Summit Skyride and take in the beautiful fall views from more than 825 feet above the ground.

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Mountain Membership and Adventure Pass include Pumpkin Festival activities plus entrance to Park attractions.

YOGI BEAR 4-D Adventure

Take a hike with the wildest bears on Earth! Join YOGI BEAR and BOO BOO as they grab lunch one picnic basket at a time in this 12-minute, action packed 4-D Adventure starring Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake. Fun for the whole family!


April 02 - October 30

Spookley's Pumpkin Patch Meet & Greet

Spookley the Square Pumpkin can?t wait to meet the whole family at this character encounter! Strike a pose with the celebrity Pumpkin and take home the picture for a memory worth repeating!

Character Circle

September 30 - October 30

Summit Skyride

The rock's top attraction is The Summit Skyride. This high-speed Swiss cable car provides a stunning view of the Confederate Memorial Carving as it transports guests more than 825 feet above ground to the top of Stone Mountain. From the top, experience amazing views of the Atlanta skyline, the Appalachian Mountains and more up to 60 miles away.

Skyride Plaza Area

January 01 - December 31

Pie Eating Contest

Bring your competitive spirit and your appetite to the Azalea stage! Adults and children gorge on ooey, gooey pies while the stopwatch runs. Will you win the contest or even set a Pumpkin Festival record?

Azalea Stage

September 30 - October 30


Visit SkyHike to trek through the treetops on one of the nation’s largest family adventure courses.  No two hikes are the same!  Your choices make each hike a new challenge while secured to the patented overhead safety system.


March 12 - October 30

Spookley's Dance-A-Long Party Parade

Have you ever wanted to be in a parade? Now you can! Join Spookley the Square Pumpkin and lift his friends into the air for this party parade that dances through Crossroads. The whole family is welcome to celebrate why it's hip to be square!


September 30 - October 30

Camp Highland Outpost

Exciting outdoor challenges for the entire family including rock walls to climb, plus a low ropes course with multiple line bridges. Camp Highland Outpost is designed and built in partnership with the staff of Camp Highland in Ellijay, GA.


March 12 - October 30

Scenic Railroad

Climb aboard our train with a full size locomotive from the 1940s with open-air cars that will take you on a lively five-mile excursion around the mountain. Marvel at beautiful views of Stone Mountain and the surrounding landscape.

Railroad Depot in Crossroads

March 05 - October 30

Adventure Tales Storytelling

Let the autumn breeze blow across you as you listen to classic and contemporary tales. Including The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, these stories are bound to put you in a fall frame of mind!

Campfire Corner

September 30 - October 30

Geyser Towers®

Multiple levels of suspended rope bridges and net tunnels connect you to towering platforms that overlook the gushing geyser. With its sporadic eruptions and multiple offshoots, you can play in the spray or stay high and dry. The options, and the fun, are all yours.


March 05 - October 30

Ride The Ducks™

Learn about Stone Mountain Park ?s history in a splashy way with Ride The Ducks?. Check out the only tour where you go from land to water to land again and you never leave your seat! The Duck vehicles are 1940's era Army DUKWs, converted into comfortable open-air vehicles for your viewing and listening pleasure.


March 06 - October 30

The Great Pumpkin Junction

There is so much to do at the junction of fall and fun! Flex your artistic muscles with our giant coloring walls and crafts. Roll up your sleeves at the arts and crafts table to make your own bookmark. And become a detective to start the Trick or Treat Scavenger Hunt. Complete any or all of them for a guaranteed good time!

Across from 4D Theater

September 30 - October 30

Historic Square: A Collection Of Georgia Homes and Antiques

The Historic Square at Stone Mountain Park is a collection of original buildings from around the State of Georgia, built between 1793 and 1875. Each structure was moved from its original site and carefully restored to preserve its authenticity and historical value.

Historic Square

March 05 - December 31

Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf

Putter around on a miniature golf course based on the real-life adventures of the Great Locomotive Chase. Taking on the perspective of the train’s original crew, you'll make your way through 18 holes in hot pursuit of the stolen General locomotive.


February 18 - December 31

FALL Free for All!

One host. Four teams. Hundreds of challenges. Everyone can play in this new game show, but be prepared to think fast and move even faster!

Compass Point

September 30 - October 30

The Great Barn®

It's harvest time in the barn! Atlanta's most exciting adventure for families and children (primarily ages 5-12), featuring super slides, trampoline floors, climbing structures and over 65 interactive games.


March 05 - December 31

Discovering Stone Mountain Museum at Memorial Hall

Sacred ground, landmark, refuge, meeting place, home: Stone Mountain has been many things to many people. Discovering Stone Mountain Museum features artifacts and stories that span 12,000 years, from ancient civilizations that lived on the mountain to the present-day park.

Memorial Hall

January 01 - December 31