Pumpkins are so versatile, don’t you think? You can use them for carving, eating, painting, decorating, and more. It’s fun to see all the pumpkins and pumpkin activities this time of the year.
It’s fun to see all the pumpkins and pumpkin activities this time of the year.
If you’re pumped for pumpkins, here are some ideas for you:
Have you picked out a pumpkin yet? At Pumpkins and More Farm Market, there are tables filled with all different types of pumpkins. Choose from white, orange, green, and tricolor pumpkins in a variety of sizes. And, don’t forget about other fall essentials like mums, corn, and squash. Visit on Sundays through the end of October for Kid’s Days featuring pumpkin bowling, pumpkin checkers, and more.
Swing by the Santa Claus Christmas Store to indulge in delicious fall flavors of fudge like butter pecan, pumpkin pie, and apple pie.
Holiday World’s Happy Halloween Weekends are back every Saturday and Sunday until October 28, 2018, and feature a ton of pumpkin treats and attractions! Taste scrumptious pumpkin treats including pumpkin cheesecake fudge, pumpkin spice latte, and pumpkin funnel cakes, just to name a few. You can also make your way through a 12 acres of corn mazes and hayrides. Good luck!
Did you know that Abraham Lincoln’s family grew pumpkins on their farm? We’ve heard planting pumpkin seeds is one of young Abe’s earliest recollections. Visit Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial to see pumpkins growing at the Living Historical Farm! And meander across the road to Lincoln State Park for pumpkin decorating and lots of fall activities during the Friends Fall Frolic.
That’s just a quick list of ideas. For even more family fun ideas, check out the events page for more ideas and event details.
This post was updated for October 2018.