Pumpkin Night in the Park
Event Date: Saturday, October 22nd
Event Time: 5 pm - 9 pm
Youth Ticket (ages 3-12): $10
Adult Ticket (ages 13+): $12
*Children 2 and under do not require a ticket
Note: Tickets MUST be purchased in advance, no ticket sales at the gate
Tickets are available online through EventBrite CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
EARLY BIRD pricing ($2 off per ticket) available through August 31st with promo code EARLYBIRD
In-Person Ticket Sales (available while supplies last through Friday, October 21st)
Paper tickets are available at the following locations:
Springbrook Nature Center (daily 9 am - 5 pm) 100 85th Ave NE Fridley MN 55432
Fridley Civic Campus (M-F 8 am - 4:30 pm) 7071 University Ave NE Fridley MN 55432
EARLY BIRD pricing ($2 off per ticket) available through August 31st.
Tickets are LIMITED.
What IS Pumpkin Night in the Park?
Pumpkin Night in the Park is a Family Friendly, Non-Violent Community Event
1200 Carved and Lit Pumpkins (carved by volunteers, wanna help?)
Entertainment Stage (Embrace the Light Fire Dancers will be here - schedule to be included later)
Live Animals with the Wildlife Science Center
Costumed Characters (Can you find Captain Jack Sparrow?)
What Else Do You Need To Know
Activities are continuous throughout the event
Costumes are allowed (not required)
Buying tickets before September saves you money (check the ticket tab)
Parking is limited (consider taking the FREE shuttle)
NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE GATE
Dogs are NOT allowed (unless a service animal)
Gather with Friends, Family and Your Community to Carve More than 1,000 Pumpkins
Sign up for your timeslot to help carve the pumpkins that will be placed along the trail for Pumpkin Night in the Park. Carving happens at the Pavilion Activity Center, near the main parking lot.
What do you need to know:
- Carving Time Slots are 30 minutes long
- Pumpkins, tools, patterns provided
- Plan to carve one pumpkin per person (staff and volunteers might adjust that number as we see how many people sign up to help with the carving)
- Pumpkins are pre-gutted (if you want to volunteer to help with the gutting, and you are older than 14 and can handle a power tool, check out the VOLUNTEERS tab to sign up)
- Your carved pumpkin will be placed along the trail for Pumpkin Night in the Park (Saturday, October 22 5-9 PM)
Sign Up To Volunteer At the Links Below
More Information Coming Soon
Shuttle Service from Spring Lake Park High School
Looking for an easy way to get to Pumpkin Night in the Park this year? Try the FREE shuttle from Spring Lake Park High School. It’s simple. You will be dropped off near the Front Gate at Springbrook Nature Center.
Shuttle runs continuously
First Shuttle: 4:45
Last Shuttle: 9:15
Want a printable map? Click HERE.
More Information Coming Soon
There are many ways to help at Pumpkin Night in the Park
From placing pumpkins along the trail to cleaning up after the event is over, there are lots of ways you can help put on an outstanding community event with Springbrook Nature Center. Click on the links below to learn more about the volunteer jobs, days, and times available. If you have questions about any of the duties, please contact the Nature Center staff at 763-572-3588.