Kick Off the Halloween Season at Great America’s Great Pumpkin Fest



Fall is our family’s favorite time of the year and we look forward to kicking off the Halloween season at Great America’s Great Pumpkin Fest. The festival opens September 30 and runs Saturdays and Sundays through October 29 (closed October 22).



This festival is the perfect way to spend the day with the family. All activities are designed for guests 12 and younger and take place in Planet Snoopy. Here are just a few fun activities the festival includes:

  • Race through a hay maze
  • Decorate mini pumpkins to take home as souvenirs
  • Color PEANUTS™ pictures
  • Dance in a foam pit
  • Trick-or-Treating with the PEANUTS™ gang
  • Peanuts Gang show featuring Halloween songs



The Great Pumpkin Fest activities take place from Noon-4pm, while the entire park is open from 10am-5:30pm for daytime fun. All Great Pumpkin Fest activities are included with admission. 2018 Gold Passes are now on sale for the lowest price of the season at and include unlimited admission for the rest of 2017 and all of 2018, including Halloween Haunt and WinterFest.