Ready to witness some amazing pumpkin art? Check out these attractions featuring the works of local artists creating the most unbelievable designs!
On Saturday, October 23rd, the long-standing tradition of Pumpkinfest continues amidst the archways of the Bucks County Tile Works in historic Doylestown. Pumpkinfest 2021 will showcase area artists who carve out enormous prizewinner pumpkins into glowing masterpieces which take the artists up to six hours to sculpt, carve, and bring to life. This countywide event attracts people from all regions to witness the magical transformation of these giant gourds. Year after year kids of all ages look forward to attending the celebration of Pumpkinfest. Food trucks, family fun and the Cherry Lane Band will perform @7pm. Grounds open 4pm. $20/carload.
The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is back for its 7th year - from the comfort and safety of your car! Dozens of colossal pumpkins will be carved and electrified by many of the area's most talented artists and displayed in a beautifully illuminated drive-thru. The event, presented by the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will bring spectacular art and Halloween fun to our local community.
Pumpkin viewing hours:
Wednesday Oct 6: 7pm to 10pm
Thursday Oct 7: 5pm to 10pm
Friday Oct 8: 7pm to 10pm
Saturday Oct 9: 7pm to 10pm
Sunday Oct 10: 7pm to 10pm
Note: Cars in line by 10 pm will be admitted.
Explore our family-friendly walk-through Halloween experience! This fan-favorite exhibit experience returns in a re-imagined way. Step right into the heart of Halloween with hand-carved jack-o-lanterns, not-so-spooky houses, hands-on activities, and more!
No, it's not in our neighborhood but this one HAS to be mentioned in case you're up for the trip! Meander through an 18th-century landscape and discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o'lanterns - all designed and hand-carved on site! Tour the Museum of Pumpkin Art, where classic paintings get the gourd treatment, see who let the (pumpkin) dogs out, listen for the Headless Horseman - and watch out for swooping jack o'lantern bats! See the Pumpkin Carousel twirl and the Pumpkin Windmill whirl and step inside the Pumpkin Planetarium for a star show like you've never seen. You'll certainly hold a torch for the 25-foot-tall jack o'lantern Statue of Liberty and get personal with Instagrammable signs of the zodiac. New for 2021, gawk at the always-impressive New York City skyline's pumpkin treatment and take a stroll under the sea in our immersive river display. Complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack, this one-of-a-kind event is not to be missed! All ages. To ensure the safety and enjoyment of our visitors, capacity is extremely limited. Advance ticket purchase required.
Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
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