• October 13
  • H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens in The Arboretum at Penn State, University Park
  • October 13, 2017
  • Category: Fairs & Festivals

Event Details

  • October 13, 2017
  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Free


  • H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens in The Arboretum at Penn State
  • Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
  • University Park, PA 16802
  • 814-865-9118
  • http://arboretum.psu.edu

Event Description

Many entrants carve traditional jack-o'-lanterns or take inspiration from nature.

It’s Pumpkin Festival time at the Arboretum! Consider entering a jack-o’-lantern in our annual contest. Registration of contest entries will occur from 8 am until 3 pm on Friday, October 13. Ribbons will be awarded in seven age-based categories and on best Penn State theme, best Arboretum theme, best traditional jack-o'-lantern, and best-in-show. Family activities and live music will be provided from 4 pm until dusk on Saturday. Food vendors will be on site both Friday and Saturday evenings.

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