GLOW: A Jack-O-Lantern Festival, October 17-18

Powell Gardens' newest spellbinding event returns this October. See more than 700 Jack-O-Lanterns in the region's largest exhibit, interact with costumed characters and enjoy all kinds of pumpkin-related fun! See the details.

Scarecrows in the Gardens: October 1-31

What would a garden be without someone to ward off the crows? Each October Powell Gardens displays Midwestern creativity with a display of scarecrows made by staff, volunteers and members of the public. See details about the 2015 contest here


T-Rex made from hand-carved pumpkins at Powell Gardens' GLOW Jack-O'-Lantern Festival

T-Rex carved from pumpkins at Powell Gardens' GLOW Jack-O'-Lantern Festival. 


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