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Haunted Pumpkin Festival

Haunted Pumpkin Festival

Dates: 

  • Opens Sept 27 & 28
  • Haunted Pumpkin Fest Weekends in October 2014 (Oct 4 & 5; Thanksgiving Weekend -11,12,&13; Oct 18 & 19; Oct 25 & 26)

Pumpkin HeadKids love Edmonton’s spookiest festival of the year – the Haunted Pumpkin Festival at Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm, which attracts families from across the nation to Edmonton’s countryside. An autumn outing to the pumpkin patch and this charming month-long Halloween festival is an annual tradition. There’s been over 1 million guests to the farm have enjoyed the farm since 1956!

There are over 50 family friendly activities to enjoy at the farm. October promises a season of huge family fun, and nowhere are the good times more evident than at all the events taking place at this magical family farm. From shootin’ pumpkins out of a cannon, to screaming through a haunted house, to creeping through a corn maze…in short, this might be the most unusual festival you’ll experience this year! Prairie Gardens is located 25 km north of Edmonton, Alberta.

Admission to the Farm includes a full day of family fun and over 50 activities and Halloween fun on the farm.

Week-Day Farm Fun Activities (Both weekdays and weekends)

  • Kids Corn Maze & Mindbender Mazes, and the 7 acre Mega Maze 
  • Trackless Train Rides around the farm 
  • Free Make a Real Scarecrow (Straw, Clothes (Thank you to Goodwill)  and woven Head bag
  • Petting Farm
  • Haunted House
  • Kids Bale Mazes and Rope Maze
  • Play Areas with Hill Billy Golf, Disc Golf, Pumpkin Bowling, Duck Races and more
  • U-Pick Pumpkin Patch (while the weather holds)  
  • Indoor Pumpkin Patches (Pumpkins cost $1 – $20)
  • U-Snap Old Thyme Photo Parlour & Dress Up
  • Shootin’ Gallery
  • Gem Mining (Pay Dirt Pails cost $4-$12)
  • Corn Cannon (Corn Cob Ammunition $2 -3 cobs)
  • Turbo Pedal Karts for both Kids & Adults
  • Bale Jumps
  • Enchanted Forest Trail
  • Nature Trails
  • Farm Play Areas

Weekend Festivities

  • Farm Puppet Shows (Hourly starting at 12:30)
  • Pumpkin Cannon (12pm-5pm) (costs $4)
  • Phileas Flash - Balloon Master (12pm-4pm except Oct 19-20)
  • Heather D. Swaine as Super Pumpkin (12pm-4pm)
  • Debra’s Pumpkin Drumming Circles (1pm-5pm)
  • Kieth Remple Band’s Live Folk Music (12pm-3pm) 
  • Professor Copperpot the Magician Performances (1pm & 3 pm)
  • Knights Haven (Saturdays 9am-5pm)
  • Dennis the Blacksmith (occasionally)
  • Starlight Theater Puppeteer Dave Tyler on various dates
  • Strolling Characters
  • Fudgery for Homemade Grandma’s fudge purchases

Optional activities featuring the Pirates Pull and Knights Haven Archery, which cost  2 -12 tokens.  Tokens are $1. + GST each. 

Purchase admission tickets on-line to avoid possible line ups or

you can pay admission at the farm gates when you arrive.

Food Concessions 

Pumpkin Pie Cafe

  • BBQ Burgers, Smokies, October Wurst and BBQ Hotdogs
  • Dilly Garlic Roasted Golden Potatoes
  • Pumpkin Pie with whipped cream

Chili Cauldron

  • Homemade Farm Fresh Chili
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Hand-dipped Caramel Apples
  •  Kid Sized Caramel Crab-apples

The Tea-Hut

  • Hot chocolate
  • Halloween Cookies
  • Pumpkin Pie 
  • Caramel Apples

Grandmas’ Fudge & the World’s Smallest Candy Store

  • 14 varieties of our own delicious hand-made fudges!
  • Lots of candy and chocolates

Private Picnic Area Sites for BYOF Picnics

  • Campfire Sites (Comes with firewood, roasting forks, and picnic tables $50 / 3 hours.
  • Picnic Table Sites (Comes with Picnic Table for private picnics) $15 / 3 hours
  • No Outside Food without Picnic Site Reservations, please.

Goodwill Sponsor

Tickets

Description Price (Includes GST) Payment
Haunted Pumpkin Festival Tickets – Individual $12.60
Print & Bring your Paypal Receipt  for proof of purchase.
Haunted Pumpkin Festival Tickets - Family of 2 (people) $25.20  
Haunted Pumpkin Festival Tickets - Family of 3 $37.80
Haunted Pumpkin Festival Tickets - Family of 4 $45.99
More than 4 people Instructions: Purchase a family of 4 pass, then purchase extra passes here $11.50 each for each additional person

Please print off your PayPal Transaction Receipt to redeem for your Admissions & Little Tykes FunZone Badge. Prices above do not include GST. GST will be added to your purchase at checkout. 

Children under age 2 are Free – you do not need to count them as a paying member of your family. 

Please note: Coupon discounts can not be applied to online purchases. 

Picnic Reservations

Picnic Site Reservations*

 $15 for a 3 hour Private Picnic Site with Picnic Table (Plus GST) 
(Sold out after 15 purchases per time slot) Farm Admission is Required for Farm Entry
Time: 10am-1pm 
Time: 2pm – 5pm
 $50 Campfire Site (Includes Firewood, Picnic Table and Stump Seating ) for up to 25 guests (Plus GST)
(Sold out after 15 Purchases per time slot) 
Time: 10am-1pm 
Time: 2pm – 5pm

*Outside food is only allowed with Picnic Site Reservation. Groups larger than 25, please call to inquire.

 

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