Like the changing of the leaves or the chilling of the autumn air, Pumpkinfest at Old Bedford Village is to many a call of fall time. During its stint, the Pumpkinfest does it’s best to dish up a taste of fall delight and its attempts are certainly rewarded. In its homely and quaint way this festival brings a contemporary feel to old-world charm. Amidst the picturesque charm of the colonial village decorated in fall spirit comes the heart-warming, soul soothing effect of a day well spent. With fun activities, diverse entertainment and more, Pumpkinfest is a no-brainer for young families or those just looking for a nice weekend getaway.
At Pumpkinfest there are plenty of pumpkin-inspired treats to satisfy any palate. Especially heavily represented on the menu are home baked treats and goods such as cookies, pies, and other dessert items. For more pumpkin fun, be sure to register for the pumpkin pie eating contest. Through the weekend there is the pumpkin catapult. This festival favorite hurls giant gourds hundreds of feet! Pumpkinfest caters extensively to young kids. Activities for the little ones include face painting, scarecrow making workshop, petting zoo, and a magician. Live music plays through the weekend
Admission cost is moderate but free for children under 14. Parking is free.