2013 Winners' List Poster

2013 Pumpkin Festival (H. O. Smith Botanic Gardens)


Lighted jack-o'-lanterns near the Overlook Pavilion during the 2013 Pumpkin Festival

Thank you to the Vargo family for sponsoring the Arboretum's third annual Pumpkin Festival, and to the many volunteers without whom we could not have staged and hosted this wonderful community event.

Over 4,000 people attended the festival at which over 400 jack-o'-lanterns (a record number!) were displayed.

Award ribbons were given for the top three in each of seven age categories, as well as for the Best-in-Show, Best Arboretum Theme, Best Penn State Theme, and Best Traditional Jack-o'-Lantern Face.


Pumpkin Giveaway for Contest Entrants - Sunday, October 5, 2014

Lighted Jack-o'-Lantern Displays, Family Activities, Refreshments, Music - Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11, 2014

Below are several pictures from the festival displays.




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