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Haunted Pumpkin Festival

Haunted Pumpkin Festival

DATES
Grand Opening: Sept 26 & 27
Plus Every Weekend in October from October 3 to Nov 1, 2015.  

TIME
Extra Festivities & Entertainment runs from 11am-3pm.
Open Weekdays 9am-6pm for U-Pick Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze Fun on the Farm

Weekday Admission rates apply. 

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Kids Fun Halloween

Kids in Costume Get in Free on Halloween – Oct 31st!
(must be under age 12)

Kids 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! New this season!

There are over 50 family friendly activities to enjoy at the farm. October weekends at the Pumpkin Patch 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.

Pumpkin HeadAdmission 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 
  • Free School Bus Shuttle from the Mega Maze to the Adventure Farm
  • 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 $3-3 cobs)
  • Turbo Pedal Karts for both Kids & Adults
  • Bale Jumps
  • Enchanted Forest Trail
  • Nature Trails
  • Farm Play Areas

Weekend Festivities

  • Free Farm Puppet Shows (Hourly starting at 12:30)
  • Pumpkin Cannon supports YESS (12pm-5pm) (costs $4)
  • Phileas Flash – Cannon Master 12pm-5pm with 1pm Magic Show at the Cannon
  • Heather D. Swain as Super Pumpkin (12pm-4pm)
  • Debra Bortscher’s Pumpkin Drumming Circles (1pm-4pm)
  • Keith Remple Band’s Live Folk Music (1pm-4pm) 
  • Professor Copperpot – Magician Performances (12pm & 2pm)
  • Pumpkin “Mis-Fortunes” with Janice Shouts
  • 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 , Fishin’ Pond, and Gem Mining, 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 $60 / 3 hours.
  • Picnic Table Sites (Comes with Picnic Table for private picnics) $20 / 3 hours
  • No Outside Food without Picnic Site Reservations, please.

Goodwill Sponsor

Picnic Reservations

Picnic Site Reservations*

 $20 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
 $60 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.

 
NEW: $125 Campfire Cookout Package: Campfire Site + Hotdog Picnic Pack for 12 (Plus GST)
(Sold out after 15 Sites available 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.