If we end up cancelling 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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, PUMPKIN NIGHTS CLOSED EARLY. If you had tickets for that date, contact ShowClix (information below) to transfer your ticket (with no transfer fee). Hope to see your ghoulish grins soon!

ShowClix Customer Care:
1-888-718-4253 opt. 1
Mon-Fri 9am-9pm EST


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

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

ENTRANCE: 1719 Como Avenue, Falcon Heights, MN 55108 (MN State Fairgrounds)

PARKING: Use the East Como Lot across the street from our main entrance (1719 Como Avenue, Falcon Heights, MN 55108). Parking is free.

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

NEW FOR 2017 - You asked, we listened! Here's what we have in store for you in 2017:

  • 1,000 MORE pumpkins (that's more than 3,000 hand-carved synthetic pumpkins & 1,000 fresh pumpkins!)

  • Expanded exhibits — your favorite lands, but WAY bigger and better!

  • On-site pumpkin carving artist — Ryan Lisson from Pumpkin King Creations — watch him work his magic!

  • BIGGER, better festival with more food, activities, and yes...alcohol!

  • 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!

Only tickets for available dates and times will be sold at the door - meaning advance ticket purchases are highly encouraged!

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