The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival Events Schedule

Thursday, October 4

5pm - 10pmCommunity Appreciation Night - Free Admission, Pumpkin Carving, Live Music, Cash Bar, Carnival & More!
5pm - 10pmCome check out the Tito’s Airstream Lounge showing live coverage of your favorite sporting events. Pick up some complimentary Tito’s swag and relax in style with a Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail!

Friday, October 5 - Festival Begins

4pm Festival Opens - Rides, Vendors Activities, All-You-Can-Carve Pumpkin Stations (while supplies last), Carnival and More
4pm - 9pmYour Vote is Your Voice! Register to Vote at the Info Booth!
4pm - 6pmTrick-or-Treating Throughout Festival Grounds
4pm - 10pmEnjoy live coverage of your favorite sporting events while enjoying Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails in the Tito’s Airstream Lounge located next to the Kinzie Party Lounge tent.
4pm - 10pmStop by the HGTV Tiny Pumpkin Patch for FREE lattes (dairy and non-dairy options available) and apple cider! Take your picture inside a giant 8-foot tall pumpkin!
5pm – 9pmUnlimited Carnival Ride Special ONLY $25 per person
7:45pmMake-A-Wish Family Presentation on Main Stage and Wall Lighting
10pmFestival Close

Saturday, October 6

9am Superhero 5K Run/Walk – Sign-Up
11am Festival Opens - Rides, Vendors Activities, All-You-Can-Carve Pumpkin Stations (while supplies last), and More
11am - 3:30pmStop by The Home Improvement Network booth and check out the creative designs by their balloon artist!
11am - 10pmEnjoy live coverage of your favorite football team while enjoying a Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail in the Tito’s Airstream Lounge located next to the Kinzie Party Lounge tent.
11am - 10pmStop by the HGTV Tiny Pumpkin Patch for FREE lattes (dairy and non-dairy options available) and apple cider! Take your picture inside a giant 8-foot tall pumpkin!
12pm – 4pmUnlimited Carnival Ride Special ONLY $25 per person
12pm – 5pmJoin NorthShore University HealthSystem for a complimentary hot chocolate in front of the Info Booth
12pm – 8pmYour Vote is Your Voice! Register to Vote at the Info Booth!
2:30pm - 3pmStop by HGTV Magazine for a photo with Ken and Anita Corsini, hosts of HGTV's Flip or Flop Atlanta!
3pmPumpkin Pie Eating Contest at the Demuth Food Court Stage - Sign-Up
3pm - 3:30pmCreate a pumpkin art project in the HGTV Magazine area with the Corsini family, hosts of HGTV's Flip or Flop Atlanta!
4pm - 4:30pmStop by the HGTV Tiny Pumpkin Patch and have Instaprint photos taken with Ken and Anita Corsini, hosts of HGTV's Flip or Flop Atlanta!
7pmIt’s “Fight Night” at the Tito’s Airstream Lounge tonight. Enjoy a Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail and check out the action!
7:30pmMake-A-Wish Family Presentation on Main Stage and Wall Lighting with Ken and Anita Corsini, hosts of HGTV's Flip or Flop Atlanta!
10pm Festival Close

Sunday, October 7

11amFestival Opens - Rides, Vendors Activities, All-You-Can-Carve Pumpkin Stations (while supplies last), and More
11am - 3:30pmStop by The Home Improvement Network booth and check out the creative designs by their balloon artist!
11am - 9pmEnjoy live coverage of your favorite football team while enjoying a Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail in the Tito’s Airstream Lounge located next to the Kinzie Party Lounge tent.
11am - 9pmStop by the HGTV Tiny Pumpkin Patch for FREE lattes (dairy and non-dairy options available) and apple cider! Take your picture inside a giant 8-foot tall pumpkin!
12pm - 4pmUnlimited Carnival Ride Special ONLY $25 per person
12pm - 6pmYour Vote is Your Voice! Register to Vote at the Info Booth!
12pm Pet Costume Contest Sponsored by Pet People at the Demuth Food Court Stage - Sign-Up
1pm Kids Costume Contest at the Demuth Food Court Stage - Sign-Up
1pm Play Atlas Treasure Hunts on your Android or iPhone - Compete to win prizes! Stop by the Info Booth for download instructions
1:30pmPlay Atlas Treasure Hunts on your Android or iPhone - Compete to win prizes! Stop by the Info Booth for download instructions
2pmPlay Atlas Treasure Hunts on your Android or iPhone - Compete to win prizes! Stop by the Info Booth for download instructions
2 pm Teens to Adult Costume Contest at the Demuth Food Court Stage - Sign-Up
7pm Make-A-Wish Family Presentation on Main Stage and Wall Lighting
7:10pm World Record Attempt For Most Lit Jack-O-Lanterns on Display
9pm Festival Closes