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The Great Pumpkin Fest at Dorney Park
The Great Pumpkin Fest at Dorney Park

The Great Pumpkin Fest

Weekends Sep. 16 - Oct. 29

Halloween fun for the entire family.

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The Great Pumpkin Fest

Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the PEANUTS characters like pumpkin painting and mask making, a Petting Zoo with some of your children’s favorite farm animals and so much more. Best of all, it's all included with your admission to Dorney Park this fall! Event runs Saturdays and Sundays, September 16 through October 29, from 12pm-5pm.

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Great Pumpkin Fest Activities

Charlie Brown's Mask Making & Pumpkin Painting at The Great Pumpkin Fest

Charlie Brown's Mask Making & Pumpkin Painting

Younger visitors can stop in and make a creative mask or paint a pumpkin to take home for the holiday.

Height Requirement: For Children Under 56" Tall

Daisy Hill Tractor Stomp at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Daisy Hill Tractor Stomp

Need a break from city life? Head over to the Daisy Hill Tractor Stomp where kids can pedal their way through the farm on a miniature tractor.

Height Requirement: For Children Under 56" Tall

Franklin's Monster Mania at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Franklin's Monster Mania

See what our friendly monsters are up to in the Funster House and Monster Foam Machine. Your little monster can even get some prizes to take home.

Linus' Pumpkin Patch & Bale Maze at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Linus' Pumpkin Patch & Bale Maze

So many miniature pumpkins to choose from in this patch. Kids can pick one to decorate and take home!

Height Requirement: For Children Under 56" Tall

Peppermint Patty's Petting Zoo at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Peppermint Patty's Petting Zoo

Children can visit their favorite farm animals up close with our Petting Zoo! See goats, sheep, ducks, chickens, cows and even a llama in this new exhibit which is a part of Snoopy's Halloween Party. Animals are provided and cared for by What-Knott Farm.

Trick-Or-Treat Street at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Trick-Or-Treat Street

The younger ones can get a supply of their favorite treats at this storybook street of costumed characters. Attraction Opens at Noon.

Height Requirement: For Children Under 56" Tall

Family and Kids' Rides at Dorney Park

Planet Snoopy

Planet Snoopy is a theme park just for kids! Located in the middle of Dorney Park, this area holds an elaborate collection of PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions for every age, including a kid-sized roller coaster. (Planet Snoopy closes at 6PM on Saturdays from September 16-October 28 for Halloween Haunt.)

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Great Pumpkin Fest Shows

Charlie Brown's Pirate Adventure at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Charlie Brown's Pirate Adventure

Thinking of setting sail for the high seas? Join Cap’n Charlie Brown and his mighty crew on their search for the famed Treasure of Beagle Island!

Performed at PEANUTS Showplace

Mother Goose and Friends at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Mother Goose and Friends

Settle in for family-friendly stories read at The Great Pumpkin Stage.

Sally's Costume Contest at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Sally's Costume Contest

Kid's under 56" tall in costume will parade their way to the stage where Sally will award prizes for the most original, cutest and scariest costumes.

Height Requirement: For Children Under 56" Tall

Spooky Tunes Dance Party at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Spooky Tunes Dance Party

Dance along to some of your favorite Halloween tunes.

Balloon Art Show at Dorney Park's The Great Pumpkin Fest

Balloon Art Show

See balloons be transformed into a variety of fun shapes!