6-10 p.m. October 14-15, 2016

GLOW Jack-O-Lantern Festival is a spellbinding Halloween experience at Powell Gardens. More than 700 hand-carved Jack-O-Lanterns will light a one-mile trail through the Gardens.

Festival Fun


  • Jack-O-Lantern Trail featuring more than 700 pumpkins and 14 amazing scenes
  • Costumed characters along the route
  • Pumpkin carving demonstration with master carver Rudy Garcia
  • Hayrides ($5) (Limit 500 rides per night, first come, first sold)


  • Pumpkin painting ($4)
  • Free make-and-take crafts
  • Creepy Crawly Critters exhibit with live insects
  • A not-too-spooky bat cave to explore
  • Jumbo Jack-O-Lantern exhibit carved by regional artists

Food and Drink for Purchase

  • Burgers, brats, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, chili and soup from Cafe Thyme 
  • Pork loin sandwiches, ribs, pigsickles, BBQ sundaes and more from Booz'n Cruz'n Barbequ'n
  • Meatball dishes and sides from Boyer's Artisan Meatballs
  • Pulled pork and hot drinks from Tadley's
  • Ice-Cup-Ades shaved ice
  • Burgers and dogs grilled by Kingsville High School Volleyball
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks 
  • Popcorn 

Powell Gardens is a perfect place to explore the wonders of nature with your family.

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