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Pumpkins on Parade


Thursday, October 21 - Sunday, October 24
6 – 9 p.m. each evening  

This fun-for-all-ages celebration of Halloween and the harvest will feature our second annual Community Carved Pumpkin Contest, hundreds of pumpkins and gourds arranged across The Gardens in artistic displays and fun and festive activities for the whole family! 

Costumes are encouraged!  This event is candy-free as part of the Teal Pumpkin Project

Tickets Prices:

  • Adults / Children 12+:  $10
  • Children 5 - 11:  $5
  • Children 4 and Under:  Free

Pumpkins on Parade, presented by Colorado Allergy & Asthma Centers, 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.  Pumpkins on Parade is an all-weather outdoor event.  Please review our Event Refund Policy. 

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The event will feature a full bar and food offerings for purchase from The Goodness Truck, The Snowy Churro and the Gardens on Spring Creek's new Kaleidoscope Café.  Enjoy festive, kid-friendly games such as pumpkin bowling each night and entertainment by TimFoolery the Magician, the Reading Retrievers and the Colorado State University Bug Zoo.  

Entertainment Schedule:
(subject to change)

  • Thursday, October 21:  Colorado State University Bug Zoo
  • Friday, October 22:  TimFoolery the Magician
  • Saturday, October 23:  TimFoolery the Magician
  • Sunday, October 24:  Reading Retrievers - The Little Witches
carved pumpkins

Registration Open for the Community Carved Pumpkin Contest!

All ages and skill levels are welcome to enter our Community Carved Pumpkin Contest! 

Carved pumpkins will be displayed throughout our gardens. It’s free to participate and winners will be awarded fun prizes in a variety of categories. Plus, contestants are eligible to receive a 50 percent discount on their event ticket!  Read our Contest Frequently Asked Questions document for details about the discount and contest rules.

Register by October 18


giant pumpkin

Seeking Giant Pumpkins!

We are looking for giant pumpkins and gourds to display at our event! If you have are a grower who is willing to donate to our display, you can receive fun perks like free event tickets and grower recognition. Learn more here.

See Photos from Last Year's Event