Pumpkin Festival Tickets


Enjoy the beautiful fall colors, cooler weather, and lots of family fun at Atlanta’s favorite place to celebrate the fall season!
Spookley the Square Pumpkin™

Meet Spookley!

Spookley the Square Pumpkin™ can’t wait to strike a pose with you at this celebrity pumpkin encounter!
Stone Mountain Park Attractions

Family Friendly Attractions

From a treetop obstacle course to a scenic railroad tour, Pumpkin Festival features all of your favorite family attractions!
Pumpkin Festival Parade

Dance-A-Long Party Parade

Join Spookley and his friends for a dance-a-long party parade where the whole family is welcome to celebrate why it’s hip to be square!
Pumpkin Festival Glow by Night

Glow by Night

A not-so-spooky nighttime experience featuring massive pumpkin displays, glow-in-the-dark fun, flashlight tours and much, much more!
Pumpkin Festival Pie Eating Contest

Pie Eating Contest

Bring your appetite and your ambitious spirit and to the Azalea stage. Race your competitors to the bottom of the pie pan as the stopwatch runs!

Pumpkin Festival
Play by Day—Glow by Night

2018 Dates 
September 22 - October 28 (select dates)

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 while you enjoy park attractions, fun-filled games, live shows, and more! New for 2018, a glowing family experience with thousands of carved jack-o-lanterns lighting up each night! 

Your daytime favorites are back! Spookley's Funtastic Kid's Carnival includes an inflatable, candy, and traditional boardwalk games. 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. 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.

Tickets go on sale Fall 2018

Activities Available during Pumpkin Festival

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.

January 01 - December 31


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 10 - November 04

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 was designed and built in partnership with the staff of Camp Highland in Ellijay, GA.


March 10 - November 04

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.

March 10 - December 31

Dinosaur Explore

Back by popular demand - 14 species of prehistoric dinosaurs that were extinct for millions of years have made their way to Stone Mountain Park.

March 10 - November 04


Experience four levels of indoor fun, games and scientific wonder sure to captivate you and your DIno Rangers-in-training.

March 10 - 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.


January 01 - December 31

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 10 - November 04

Ride The Ducks™

Tour the park by land and lake without ever leaving your seat! Available as a standalone ticket or as an add-on to your All-Attractions Pass, Ride The Ducks™ tickets are only available for purchase at the park.

March 03 - November 04

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

January 01 - 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.

January 01 - December 31