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The Great Pumpkin Festival

September 03, 2014

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contact:
John Sallot
Phone: 480 481.8101
jsallot@dbg.org

Images available at: http://www.dbg.org/media-center/resources

WHAT:

 



Every autumn the Desert Botanical Garden’s Great Pumpkin Festival is one of the Valley’s favorite places to find that special pumpkin. Take a hayride to the Garden’s pumpkin patch, where children 12 and under can choose their own free pumpkin. Get lost in the Amazing Hay Bale Maze, visit with adorable farm animals in the petting zoo, enjoy lively Country and Western entertainment and carnival-style games in our spacious Events Plaza, and much more!

  • Carnival games, crafts, and hayride are included with paid Garden admission.
  • Food concessions and Harvest Market items are an additional charge. Programming subject to change.


Special thanks to the Pearson Family and Pearson & Company. Sponsored by Chipotle.  Additional support from The Ferry Family Foundation in memory of Ernest S. and Virginia D. Ferry.

WHEN:

Thursday and Friday / October 23 – 24, 2014 / 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. AND
Saturday and Sunday / October 25 – 26, 2014 / 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE:

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ  85008

*Event located in the Garden’s Event Plaza and in the Pumpkin Patch.

COST:

Free for members and children under 3. Must show member ID to be admitted.

Garden Admission Rates 

Adults $22 (19-59)
Seniors $20 (60+)
Students with ID $12 (13-18)
Children $10 (3-12)
Garden members and children 3 years and younger are admitted free.

INFO:

For additional information call 480 941.1225 or visit www.dbg.org/events-exhibitions/the-great-pumpkin-festival

A “Phoenix Point of Pride”, the Desert Botanical Garden is one of only a few botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. It is a privately funded, non-profit organization and depends on revenues from admissions and gift shop sales, as well as contributions from individuals and businesses to fund its programs of environmental education, plant conservation and research.

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