Sept. 19—Nov. 1, 2020

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

Experience day and night adventures during Pumpkin Festival with an All-Attractions Pass or Mountain Membership.


Pumpkin Festival: Play by Day, Glow by Night



10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Individual attraction hours may vary. Check Map & Schedule for details.


Dusk - 9:00 PM




Take in all the splendor of autumn as you embark on a day full of fun at the park! Use your All-Attractions Pass or Mountain Membership to enjoy family-friendly attractions including a treetop obstacle course, a scenic train ride, an all-new 4-D movie experience, and more!

You'll also find festival favorites from pie eating contests to carnival games that will keep the fall fun going as day turns into night!

Scenic Railroad

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 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!




Take an enchanted evening stroll through classic storybook tales that come to life with 40 newly imagined scenes featuring massive carved pumpkin displays, glowing lights, rolling fog, boundless bubbles, and plenty of not-so-spooky, glow-in-the-dark adventures after sunset!

Feast your eyes on Jack’s GIANT Glowing Pumpkin Tree, enjoy some spooktacular entertainment, and be the star of an extra special nighttime party parade guaranteed to GLOW your socks off!


Pumpkin Festival: Play by Day, Glow by Night

Get Lost in Wonderland!

Step through the looking glass and into a world of carnival games and fun with the Mad Hatter! You'll also find an immersive 3-D Experience, a Costume Contest and a Dance Party at the Down the Rabbit Hole Party Palace!

Pumpkin Festival: Play by Day, Glow by Night

Explore NEW Themed Areas

Experience more glow than ever before with 10 brand-new themed areas featuring scenes from some of your favorite storybook, nursery rhyme, fairy tale, and literary characters!


Pumpkin Festival FAQ

Do I need a ticket to enjoy Pumpkin Festival?

Yes. Pumpkin Festival Play by Day, Glow by Night is a gated event. Guests will need either a daily All-Attractions Pass or annual Mountain Membership to access the event and the attractions. 

Can I purchase certain attraction tickets individually during Pumpkin Festival?

Only Summit Skyride, Memorial Hall Museum, and Historic Square tickets may be purchased individually during Pumpkin Festival. All other attractions will require either a daily All-Attractions Pass or annual Mountain Membership.

Should I wear a costume?

Yes, it's much more fun that way! Wear your costume to the park and get an All-Attractions Pass for $24.95 plus tax—a savings of up to $10! Please note that full face masks are not permitted and closed-toe shoes are required on some attractions.