Un-Boo-Lievable Pumpkinfest

Friday, Oct 30, 2020 at 7:00pm

Pioneer Farms
10621 Pioneer Farms Drive
Austin, TX 78754

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Carving, Ghosts, Spook Lights, Movies: Big Wow Hallowe’En Fun

Our Haunted Hallowe’en programs are doing a COVID upshift this year, offering smaller-scale, family friendly activities with masks and social distancing rules in place to keep everyone safe. From a new lighted walking tour of our decorated historic sites to an array of spooky ghost tours, pumpkin-carving demonstrations and outdoor movies to Texas yodeling, a Pioneer Pumpkin Patch and Dia de Los Muertos exhibits, the programs will celebrate the spirit of the Orange Orbs in a uniquely Austin way.

Buy a pumpkin and carve it at a socially distanced table. A bonfire each night will celebrate the season, just like in the 1800s.

come solve a Hallowe’en-themed mystery at the historic Bell House. One Halloween in ages past, several mysterious visitors disappeared here. It’s up to you to find them by connecting the clues in each room of the Bell House.  

Each night offers different opportunities for safe family fun, including the following activities.

Spook Light walking tour of historic sites, Dia De Los Muertos and Scream Street activities and live music in our Sprinkle Corner entrance village.

7pm: Troll Cross Class in the Village Smithy. Separate ticket required: $40 per person. Limit of 5 people per class.
7:30pm: Advanced Jack O’Lantern Carving Class with champion carver Griffon Ramsey in the Village Square. Separate ticket required: $40 per person. Limit of 15 people per class.
8pm: Movies in the Meadow next to the Village Square. Live music with the Invincible Czars. Bring your blanket and masks to socially distance.
9pm: Troll Cross Class in the Village Smithy. Separate ticket required: $40 per person. Limit of 5 people per class.
10pm: Explaining the Paranormal session with expert Bill Pappin in the Village Square.
11:15pm: Participate in a paranormal investigation at our circa-1859 James Hall Bell House. Separate ticket required: $25 per person. Limit of 10 people.

General admission:
15 for adults ages 17 and up
$10 for youths ages 6-16
Under 6 free

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