5 Places to See Carved Pumpkins near Bucks County
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5 Jack-O-Lantern Attractions in and Around Bucks County

Ready to be amazed by our area's talented artists? Visit one of these jack-o-lantern festivities!

Pumpkinfest DoylestownPumpkinfest

10/19/19, Doylestown

CB Cares Educational Foundation in partnership with the Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation hosts Pumpkinfest amidst the archways of the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works in historic Doylestown. Pumpkinfest will showcase area artists who carve out enormous 100-300 lb pumpkins into glowing masterpieces which take the artists up to six hours to sculpt, carve, and bring to life. This event attracts people from all regions to witness the magical transformation of these giant gourds. There will be food trucks, inflatable amusements, live music and more!

4-10pm; $20 per carload
Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, 130 E. Swamp Road (Rt 313), Doylestown, PA
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Pumpkin Carve at Hopewell TownshipThe aMAZing Pumpkin Carve

10/11/19 - 10/14/19, hopewell twp

Some of the region's best artists have transformed forty giant pumpkins for this four-day family-friendly autumn celebration. Orange skulls, pulpy dragons, and two-headed pumpkin ladies are only a few of the cool creatures carved by artists in years past. Activities also include:

  • evening storytelling around fire pits
  • pumpkin sales & painting
  • art show & sale
  • live music performances
  • s'more kits & cider
  • photo op-boards & more!

Friday 4-9pm; Saturday 11am-9pm; Sunday 11am-6pm; Monday 11am-4pm (kids' day)
Woolsey Park, 221 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd, Titusville, NJ 08560
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DaVinci Science Center Pumpkin LaneJack-O-Lantern Lane

Now through 09/21/19 - 11/03/19, Allentown

Explore our family-friendly walk-through Halloween experience! Jack-O-Lantern Lane returns for its fourth year with a new focus on exploring light, optical illusions, and fun sensory challenges. All new exhibit experiences, as well as returning favorites, will thrill and engage you in the science of sensory perception and illusion-making. Bring out the family and find out why images are not always what they appear. Hands-on activities in Leo's Creativity Studio: paper circuit/LED jack-o-lanterns and a thaumatrope optical toy.

Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103
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DaVinci Science Center Pumpkin LaneTHE GLOW

10/05/19 - 11/03/19, Philadelphia

THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life jack o' lantern structures. Stroll down Jack's Lane with a fall beverage and marvel at the amazing details created by talented artists! These glowing gourds are the perfect backdrop for a few fall photos too, so grab your camera and GLOW with us!

West Fairmount Park, States Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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The Great Jack O Lantern Blaze, Croton-on-HudsonThe Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

weekends 9/20/19 - 11/30/19, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

No, it's not in our neighborhood but this one HAS to be mentioned in case you're up for the trip! Meander through an 18th-century landscape and discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o'lanterns - all designed and hand-carved on site! Tour the brand-new Museum of Pumpkin Art, where classic paintings get the gourd treatment, see who let the (pumpkin) dogs out, listen for the Headless Horseman - and watch out for swooping jack o'lantern bats! See the Pumpkin Carousel twirl and the Pumpkin Windmill whirl and step inside the Pumpkin Planetarium for a star show like you've never seen. You'll certainly hold a torch for the 25-foot-tall jack o'lantern Statue of Liberty and get personal with Instagrammable signs of the zodiac. Complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack, this one-of-a-kind event is not to be missed! All ages.

Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
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