Pumpkin Palooza launches ‘Pumpkins in Space!’

Pumpkin Palooza launches ‘Pumpkins in Space!’


Pumpkin Palooza is going to be out of this world with ‘Pumpkins in Space!’

9am-5pm Saturday, October 5, 2019 and

11am-5pm Sunday, October 6, 2019

Take a trip around the pumpkin galaxy at The Growing Place Garden Center, 2000 Montgomery Rd., Aurora. Free Entry. Activities priced individually.

ALL DAY ACTIVITIES

Vote for your favorite giant decorated pumpkin (Free). Make a mini pumpkin astronaut or alien ($3). Race a mini pumpkin UFO ($3). Paint a pumpkin ($5). Take a hayride around the solar system ($1 donation benefits SciTech Museum). Go on a friendly alien pumpkin scavenger hunt (Free) Play pumpkin games (Free).

11AM-3PM: Plant a Pump-cculent Using a pumpkin and succulents, create a unique, long-lasting fall centerpiece for your table. (Cost of pumpkin + $10 for small or $20 for large pumpkin)

11AM-3PM: Explore space and science with SciTech Hands On Museum

1-3PM: Watch as local pumpkin carver Joe Adkins carves some extra-large pumpkins

1-5PM: Dona Benkert Folk Music – Play along with them!

FOOD VENDORS

9AM-5PM Saturday & 11AM-5PM Sunday: Dick’s Donuts

11AM-3PM: Heavenly Hot Dog Cart