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Pumpkin Glow

October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

October 23, 24, 30 and 31 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bring the whole family to enjoy more than 300 carved and painted pumpkins, entertainment, food trucks, puppet shows, and more!

Plus, see Food Network celebrity pumpkin carver Danny Kissel in action on Saturday, October 23 and Saturday, October 30.

Get your glow on inside the family-friendly “Glow House” where you can enjoy jack-o-lanterns and other glowing Halloween fun! Kids are encouraged to dress in costume. The indoor Butterfly Atrium will also be open during Pumpkin Glow.

All kids will receive a pre-filled bag of Hershey’s candy.  Pumpkin Glow is a rain or shine event.

A special ticket is not required for Pumpkin Glow; the event is included in admission. General admission tickets can be purchased in advance here, or at Hershey Gardens, on the day of the event or prior to the event.

Entertainment Schedule

Saturdays, October 23 & 30

  • Danny Kissel Pumpkin Carving, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Conservatory/Tent
  • Susquehanna Storytellers Guild at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Amphitheater
  • Food trucks: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, October 24 & 31 

  • Puppet Show with Ben Stansbury at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
  • Cissy and the Man at 1 p.m. in the Amphitheater
  • Food trucks: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Live music by singer/songwriter Christian Yeager only on October 31 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Pumpkin Glow is free for Hershey Gardens members and guests who purchased the All Year Pass to Hershey Gardens/The Hershey Story with their Hersheypark Season Pass. 

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October 23, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Hershey Gardens
170 Hotel Road
Hershey, 17033 United States
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