Plan Your Visit to the Amazing Pumpkin Carve 2019

Plan Your Visit to the 5th Annual Amazing Pumpkin Carve

Friday Oct 11 – Monday Oct 14, 2019 (Columbus Day – Kid’s Day!)
Woolsey Park, 221 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville NJ

What is the Amazing Pumpkin Carve?

It is our event is BIGGEST event of the year — a family-friendly fall festival featuring 40 giant pumpkins carved by 40 of the area’s best artists at Woolsey Park, from Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14.

Activities include: art show & sale (Art Walk)  • live music performances  • community decorated scarecrows  •  evening storytelling around fire pits •  hay bale playground  • guess-the-weight pumpkin • hay bale playground  • pumpkin sales & painting • photo-ops.. and more!

See below for special events!

Where is the Amazing Pumpkin Carve?

In Woolsey Park in Titusville, NJ (Hopewell Township)

221 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, NJ.

There is plenty of FREE parking. Just follow the signs for the Amazing Pumpkin Carve at the Woolsey Park entrance.

Portable bathrooms will be available.

WHEN is the Amazing Pumpkin Carve?

Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14 – Rain or shine — come see those pumpkins anytime!  

EACH DAY 40 giant carved pumpkins  • art show & sale (Art Walk)  • live music performances  • community decorated scarecrows  •  evening storytelling around fire pits (Fri, Sat & Sun) •  hay bale playground  • guess-the-weight pumpkin • pumpkin sales & painting • photo-ops.. and more!

 
 Date Public Hours Entertainment / Activity

 Thursday
October 10

special tickets only 6-8pm: Watch the Carvers Reception – Want to see the carvers in action? This special event gives you a peek before the Carve is open to the public. Tickets are $40 and include special event access, cider, nibbles & fun fiddler music by the trio, Fiddlesticks. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Click here!
 Friday
October 11
4-9pm 7-7:30pm: “Thriller” and “Time Warp” dance by students of The Pennington Studio

7:30-9pm:  BoXoRox  – favorite rock tunes played by local grown-ups

 Saturday
October 12
11am-9pm 1:30-3:30pm: The MLC Band – local tribute band performing the best in classic rock

4-6pm: Mixed Nuts – local trio playing an eclectic mix of original and cover songs

7-7:30pm: Vocal performances by students of The Pennington Studio

7:30-9pm: Uncle Skunk – Trenton-based band performing soulful blend of hard rock, blues and progressive rock

Late-afternoon/evening: storytelling around fire pits with s’mores

 Sunday
October 13
11am-6pm 4-6pm: Recklesstown – NJ-based band bringing fresh sounds to classic, alternative and rock music

Late-afternoon/evening storytelling around fire pits with s’mores

 Monday
October 14
11am-4pm Kid’s Day when everyone is a kid!

Stay tuned for entertainment details.

* Campfire stories are less scary from 6 pm to 7 pm. For a more of a fright, come listen starting at 7 pm.

How much is admission to the Pumpkin Carve and where do I buy tickets?

Avoid the lines by purchasing your online ticket ahead of time by clicking this link or visit the ticket booth at Woolsey Park during the Carve public hours.

Adults 18-65: $15
Seniors 65+: $10
Ages 5-17: $5
Ages 4 and under: FREE

Want to come again? Take a photo of yourself with one of our “photo op” boards on your first visit and come another day for FREE.

Is there anything to eat at the Amazing Pumpkin Carve? 

Food will be available for purchase at our Hotdog Stand including hotdogs with chips and a drink, s’more kits, and hot cider.

Where can I find more about the Amazing Pumpkin Carve on social media?

Join the fun and help us spread the word about our amazing pumpkins, artists and sponsorsFind us on Facebook, Twitter and InstagramThe Pumpkin Carve hashtag is: #amazingpumpkincarve.

What do you do with ticket proceeds from the Amazing Pumpkin Carve?

The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is a fundraiser for the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Proceeds are used to provide our artist-carvers with an honorarium and to fund other arts-related programs in the Hopewell Valley.

Thank you so much for your support and the support of our sponsors!

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