Pumpkin Festival

Join Us For the 22nd Annual Pumpkin Festival at Kidspace Children's Museum!

Organized by the Circle of Friends

Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16, 2016
9:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.

81 This family-friendly event includes fun for all ages and will be hosted in Brookside Park, directly in front of Kidspace Children’s Museum.

Kids will giggle with delight at the petting zoo, pony rides, exciting bouncers, carnival games, and seasonal crafts. Partake in a costume parade, make your own take-home fall crafts, enjoy face painting, and select pumpkins from our pumpkin patch.

Parents will love the book and costume sale, and tasty picnic treats.

Festival admission is free - as well as the live music/performances, selected crafts, and a photo opportunity at the pumpkin patch. There is also plenty of free parking in Lot I of the Rose Bowl adjacent to Brookside Park.

83 Tickets are available for purchase to enjoy the bouncers, pony rides, games, food, and many other festival attractions.

This is a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate the season!

The annual Pumpkin Festival is organized by the museum’s volunteer support group, The Circle of Friends, and offers even the youngest children a fun and safe way to celebrate the season. All proceeds benefit Kidspace Children’s Museum.

               "This family-friendly event includes fun for all ages and will be
               hosted in Brookside Park, directly in front of Kidspace Children’s

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Become a Pumpkin Festival Patron

$10,000 - Harvest Headliner: Support the attendance of 200 children and sponsor the festival stage

$5,000 - PumpKings: Support the popular bounce houses                                           

$2,500 - Autumn Angels: Support our pony rides and petting zoo                                     

$1,000 - Halloween Heroes: Support the carnival rides and games                                    

$500 - Scarecrow Stars: Support a live musical performance for the “Special Acts Stage”      

$250 - Apple Bobbers: Support our Carnival Craft Booths                                                  

$100 - Haystack Helpers: Support the unforgettable pumpkin patch                           

$50 - Fall Friends: Support the Pre-Owned Books and DVDs Booth                                      

Stellar Scholarships: Every $25 allows one VIP – Very Important Pumpkin - deserving child to experience a safe and fun time at the 2016 Pumpkin Festival.

Become a Patron Now!

Printable Patron Form


The City of Pasadena provides a bus route (Rt 51 Saturday) to transport passengers between the Rose Bowl and Old Pasadena, Memorial Park Station. A bus is scheduled to pass every 22 minutes on this route. The trip is only 11 minutes between the Rose Bowl and Memorial Park Station. The Memorial Park Gold Line station is one of 80 Metro rail stations in the Los Angeles County that connects Pasadena to the growing Metro Rail system. The bus stop in the Rose Bowl area is located on Seco/Arroyo Blvd. Please visit www.cityofpasadena.net/artsbus for schedules and fare information or plan your route at Google Transit or at www.go511.net.

Route 51 Saturday Hours: Starts at 7:30am – 8pm

Frequency: Every 22 minutes

Trip Duration: 11 minutes (Memorial Park Station to Rose Bowl)