Thursday, October 19 – Sunday, October 22, 2023 | 6–9 p.m. Nightly
Pumpkins on Parade is the premier Halloween event in Fort Collins and northern Colorado. The fourth annual Pumpkins on Parade is a fun-for-all-ages celebration of Halloween and the harvest, featuring hundreds of pumpkins and gourds arranged across The Gardens in artistic displays and festive activities for the whole family!
The 2023 Pumpkins on Parade display theme is Mythical and Magical Garden Creatures. The event will feature a full bar and festive, kid-friendly games such as pumpkin bowling, live entertainment, a Community Carved Pumpkin Contest (registration will be available on this website starting September 7), and more!
This event is candy-free as part of the Teal Pumpkin Project. Costumes are encouraged! (This is a family-friendly event. Please do not wear costumes that are scary or otherwise inappropriate for younger audiences.)
Members receive a 20% discount!
Pumpkins on Parade will have multiple entrance times per night, and we expect certain entrance dates and times to sell out. Based on availability we will sell tickets at the door, but we recommend buying your tickets online in advance to ensure you can attend on your preferred date and time.
Tickets are non-refundable. The Pumpkins on Parade Halloween celebration is an all-weather outdoor event. Please review our Event Refund Policy.
Community Carved Pumpkin Contest
Register Here for our annual Community Carved Pumpkin Contest! Participation is free, and all registrants receive 50% off their Pumpkins on Parade admission ticket price! For contest rules and other information, please review our Contest Frequently Asked Questions document.