Sept. 17 - Oct. 30, 2022

Pumpkin Festival

Play by day as you enjoy family-friendly park attractions and special fall entertainment featuring some of your favorite classic storybook characters! Then, after the sun goes down, you'll glow by night in a whole new light with our nighttime parade and plenty of other not-so-spooky glowing experiences!

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Take in all the splendor of autumn as you embark on a day full of fun at Stone Mountain Park! Enjoy your favorite park attractions including Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf, Scenic Railroad and much more! In addition, experience special fall entertainment with classic storybook characters!

Kids enjoying pumpkin carving activity

Family-Friendly Attractions

From a journey around the mountain aboard a full-size locomotive to an adventurous round of miniature golf, Pumpkin Festival features attractions everyone will enjoy!
Pumpkin Festival Pie Eating Contest

Pie Eating Contest

Are you a fan of pumpkin pie? Think you possess the ability to eat it faster than anyone else? Come show off your power over the pastry—if you've got the guts!

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Take an outdoor journey through classic storybook tales that come to life in 10 new themed areas with over 40 newly imagined scenes, thousands of glowing lights, massive carved pumpkins, bubbles, fog and plenty of not-so-spooky, glowing adventures after sunset.

Feast your eyes on our NEW Party Parade, enjoy some spooktacular entertainment and explore all-new glow-in-the-dark experiences guaranteed to amaze your family!

Pumpkin Festival Lasershow

ALL-NEW Pumpkin Lasershow

Gather on the lawn for a special Lasershow celebrating all things pumpkin! This 15-minute show brings the Halloween spirit to life, playing your favorite Halloween songs, choreographed to laser lights and fireworks.

*Attractions Pass or Mountain Membership required.
Pumpkin Festival Nighttime Party Parade

ALL-NEW Nighttime Party Parade

The NEW nighttime Pumpkin Festival parade is a glowing party for your whole family! Join your favorite Fairy Tale characters in this high-energy parade that wraps up with a fireworks finale you won’t want to miss.
Dinosaur glowing at night

ALL-NEW Glow-In-The Dark Experiences

Five new & returning glow-in-the-dark experiences are guaranteed to take your glow to the next level! From pirate & buried treasure at Treasure Island, to the Queen of Hearts Maze, to glowing Dinosaurs, you'll find more glow than ever before!
Pumpkin Festival Unique Themed Areas

Explore Unique Themed Areas

Experience more glow than ever before with ten themed areas featuring scenes from some of your favorite storybook, nursery rhyme, fairy tale, and literary characters!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Pumpkin Festival Play by Day, Glow by Night is a gated event. Guests will need either a daily Attractions Pass or annual Mountain Membership to access the event and the attractions. 
Only Summit Skyride tickets may be purchased individually during Pumpkin Festival. All other attractions will require either a daily Attractions Pass or annual Mountain Membership.