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Fall Festival and Pumpkin Alley

Monday, October 25, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Tonaquint Nature Center
1851 South Dixie Drive

Join the Tonaquint Nature Center's staff for this annual family event which includes carnival games, crafts for kids, a family scavenger walk. The train at Thunder Junction will be operating until 7:00 pm on the evening of the event. 


Eligibility for the Pumpkin Decorating Contest 2021

Children in the following age groups are eligible to participate:

  • Group 1: Ages 4-6

  • Group 2: Ages 7-10

  • Group 3: Ages 11-15

  • Group 4: Ages 16 & older

Contest Guidelines:

  • Submission accepted from 5-6 pm on Monday, October 25 @ the Tonaquint Nature Center

  • Contestants must color their own entry without assistance from other parties



Eight Ghost Awards, two each category presented at 6:30 pm at the event



Recreation Center

Leisure Department @ City Commons Building

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Crafts are $1.00 each; Popcorn is 25 cents per bag

Yes. Once you arrive, you will enter your finished pumpkin in with a staff member.

No. There is no registration for this event. It is set up as an open house style. 

Yes, a majority of the festival’s activities are held outside on the Nature Center’s premises along with the inside of the facility.

Sure- why not? Children are welcomed to show off their Halloween costumes but they are not required.