If we end up canceling the event due to severe weather concerns, we will definitely update ticket holders via email, on the Facebook event page, and here on the website. We’ll also inform you of ticket transfer instructions at that time. Don't worry, hot seasonal beverages will be in full supply if it gets a bit chilly. 

During Pumpkin Nights, check the city specific page, or follow us on our Facebook Event Page, for real time weather updates. 



DATES: Every night from Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 29th

TIMES: Sundays to Thursdays: 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Fridays & Saturdays: 6:30pm - midnight

LOCATION: Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn, CA 95603

PARKING: Event parking is located off of Auburn Folsom Road and Fairgate Road (behind the Bernhard Museum). Parking is free.

COSTUMES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED. Masks are a-okay. Leave the props and weapons at home.


  • 3,000 hand-carved synthetic pumpkins in 8 themed lands!

  • On-site pumpkin carving artists — watch them work their magic!

  • A festival with food & activities

  • Movie Screenings! Nightly screenings, at 7pm, of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Fridays and Saturdays, at 10pm, screenings of The Nightmare Before Christmas.

  • Strider Adventure Zone —  A Halloween-themed bike course for the little ones

  • Hay bale maze for the kiddos

  • and much, MUCH more!



When you buy a ticket, you choose an entry time. You may enter anytime within your 30-minute time window. Once you're inside, stay as long as you’d like!

A very limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. Advance ticket purchases are highly encouraged.

Be sure to check out our Wicked Awesome Specials - tickets are up to 30% off.