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Haunted Pumpkin Festival

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!

Every Weekend in October from October 1 to October 31, 2016

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

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Kids Fun Halloween 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.

Admission to the Farm includes a full day of family fun and over 50 activities and Halloween fun on the farm.  Purchase admission tickets on-line to avoid possible line ups or you can pay admission at the farm gates when you arrive.  Please plan to arrive early!  Give your self time to do everything.  If you arrive after 3pm, please ask for a Boomerang Pass to come back for FREE the next day!

Week-Day Farm Fun Activities (Weekdays & Weekends 9-6)

  • Kids Corn Maze & Mindbender Mazes, and the 7 acre Mega Maze
  • Trackless Train Rides around the farm 10-5:45pm
  • Pick  Out A Pumpkin (indoor pumpkin displays & outdoor patch while the weather holds.)
  • Free Make a Real Scarecrow (Straw, Clothes and woven Head bag
  • Petting Farm
  • Haunted House
  • New! TIPI
  • 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 $5-$15)
  • Turbo Pedal Karts for both Kids & Adults
  • Bale Jumps
  • Enchanted Forest Trail
  • Farm Play Areas
  • New! Musical Garden

Weekend Special Festivities & Times

  • CFR Mega Maze Challenge 11-6pm
  • Free Shuttle Bus to Mega Maze 11-5pm
  • Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch  at the Mega Maze 11-6pm
  • Free Farm Puppet Shows (Hourly starting at 12:30)
  • Pumpkin Cannon supports YESS (12pm-5pm) (costs $5)
  • Corn Cannon (Corn Cob Ammunition $3-3 cobs)
  • Phileas Flash as Graves the Balloon Master 12pm-3pm
  • Heather D. Swain as Super Pumpkin (12pm-4pm) Roving Character
  • Kompany Family Theatre – Haunted Pumpkin Tales 12noon – 3pm Roving Characters
  • 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 (occaisionally)
  • Dennis the Blacksmith (occasionally)
  • Strolling Characters and Gritch the Witch
  • Fudgery for Homemade Grandma’s Fudge purchases 12noon – 6pm
  • Pirates Pull Game 12noon – 5pm

Optional activities featuring the Pirates Pull , Fishin’ Pond, and Gem Mining, which cost  3-15 tokens.  Tokens are $1. + GST each.

October Schedule of Special Activities

  • Oct 2 – Equinox Art Show & Sale – Pavilion #3.  Noon – 5pm.  Presented by the Town of Bon Accord and Local Artists
  • Oct 17 – Halloween Hearse Show & Shine  Noon – 5pm  Presented by Deadmonton & the Bonewagon Association
  • Oct 31 – Kids Safe Halloween at the Farm.  Kids in Costume Get In Free!

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

Pumpkin Pavilion #3

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

Grandmas’ Fudge & the World’s Smallest Candy Store

  • Fall 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.

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.