Pumpkin Palooza at The Growing Place Garden Center in Aurora is going to be out of this world with ‘Pumpkins in Space!’ Take a trip around the pumpkin galaxy on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, October 6, 2019, 11am-5pm at The Growing Place Garden Center, 2000 Montgomery Rd., Aurora. Free Entry. Activities priced individually.
Vote for your favorite giant decorated pumpkin (Free)
Make a mini pumpkin astronaut or alien ($3)
Race a mini pumpkin UFO ($3)
Take a hayride around the solar system ($1 donation. Proceeds benefit SciTech Hands On Museum)
Go on a friendly alien pumpkin scavenger hunt (Free)
Play pumpkin games (Free).
11AM-3PM: Plant a Pump-cculent Using a pumpkin and succulents, create a unique, long-lasting fall centerpiece for your table. (Cost of pumpkin + $10 for small or $20 for large pumpkin)
1-3PM: Watch as local pumpkin carver Joe Adkins carves some extra large pumpkins
12-4PM: Dona Benkert Folk Music – Play along with them