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The Great Pumpkin Festival

August 09, 2013

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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

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

WHAT:

 



The Desert Botanical Garden announces the 12th annual Great Pumpkin Festival scheduled for October 17 - 18, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and October 19 - 20, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

This fall, visit the Desert Botanical Garden for four days of pumpkin fun where children and adults alike can experience a weekend festival that brings the true feel of autumn to the desert. Visitors can take an authentic hayride out to the Garden’s pumpkin patch, where each day 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, carnival style games and much more!

All activities are included with paid Garden admission or Garden Membership. Children 12 and under can pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch.

Supported by The Pearson Family and Pearson & Company.  Additional support from The Ferry Family Foundation in memory of Ernest S. and Virginia D. Ferry.

WHEN: October 17 – 18, 2013 / 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and
October 19 -  20, 2012 / 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE:

Desert Botanical Garden (in Papago Park)
1201 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ  85008

COST: Garden Admission Rates:  $18.00 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for students with ID, $8 for children 3-12 years-of-age; Garden members and children 2 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
   
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