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The Great Pumpkin Fest at Valleyfair
The Great Pumpkin Fest at Valleyfair

The Great Pumpkin Fest

Halloween Fun for the Entire Family

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The Great Pumpkin Fest

Returning in 2021

During the day, tiny terrors can join Snoopy and the rest of the PEANUTS gang for some not-so-scary Halloween activities for kids at The Great Pumpkin Fest! Enjoy your favorite rides, live entertainment and great fall activities at The Great Pumpkin Fest.

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Great Pumpkin Fest Activities

The Monsters Are Coming

The Monsters are Coming, Charlie Brown!

Charlie Brown and Lucy attend a Halloween Party during this one-of-a-kind show that will have you dancing to all your favorite Halloween hits. 

Chateau Tours

Chateau Tours

Wander through our most famous haunted maze, The Chateau. This lights on tour is guided by a friendly vampire and is perfect for the whole family. It's all fun and no fright.

Sinister Circus

Sinister Circus

Ladies and Gentlemen, children of all ages! Come one come all to witness the amazing Brothers Dastardly as they flip, jump, and freakishly soar in this one-of-a-kind sinister circus. This maniacal duo will leave you on the edge of your seat! But watch out, or they just might make YOU disappear...

Peppermint Patty's Corn Maize

Peppermint Patty's Corn Maize

Zigzag your way through a twisting path of cornstalks in this themed maze.

Great Pumpkin Parade at ValleySCARE's Halloween Event

Great Pumpkin Parade

Our smaller ghouls and goblins are invited to show off their costume creations in the Great Pumpkin Parade.

Trick or Treat Street at ValleySCARE's Halloween Event

Trick or Treat Street

Travel down our Trick or Treat Street and pick up some Halloween goodies.

Sally's Craft Corner at ValleySCARE's Halloween Event

Sally’s Craft Corner

From pumpkin painting and coloring to Great Pumpkin letter-writing, display your creative side with our Halloween arts & crafts.

Silent Disco

Franklin's Headphone Hootenany

Strap on a set of headphones for the most fun you'll ever have being quiet!

Sally's Spooky Sing-A-Long at ValleySCARE's Halloween Event

Sally's Spooky Sing-A-Long

Join Sally and JT for a spooky and silly dancing time where your little one can be the star of the show!

Van Pelt Derby at ValleySCARE's Halloween Event

Van Pelt Derby

Kids can race through this family-friendly hay bale maze on miniature pedal tractors.

Story-Telling Witch at Valleyfair's Great Pumpkin Fest

Story-Telling Witch

Happiness is..."It's a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" read to you by a zany yet friendly witch. Stop by for a story and be charmed by the wacky Witch's Halloween stories.