Stonewall Pumpkin Festival Rochester Hills 2017 – info, review, video, and pics for the annual fall festival at Van Hoosen Farms in Rochester Hills. This year’s Stonewall Pumpkin Festival returns to Van Hoosen Farms in Rochester Hills on October 14, 2017 from 10a-9p.
The Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival lighting will take place from 7p-9p, Festival activities will take place from 10a-4p. The event during the day is packed with activities for the kids, including pumpkin bowling (see video) and their own pumpkin that could be carved while at the festival or taken home. “Carvers” are encouraged to bring their jack-o-lanterns back for the evening’s highlight.
Stonewall Pumpkin Festival Rochester Hills Pics
See related articles below for pics and photos of previous Great Stonewall Pumpkin Festivals at Van Hoosen Farms in Rochester Hills.
Stonewall Pumpkin Festival Rochester Hills Info
Cost to attend the 2017 The Stonewall Pumpkin Festival is $7 and includes a pumpkin. Kids age 2 and younger are free. The Museum will provide stencils and carving tools, however, guests are encouraged to bring their own carving tools from home.
Review of a previous event….
A previous day’s activities included the Friends of Dinosaur Hill Pioneer Homestead and Playground, music, food, Joel Tracy’s Spooktacular Comedy Show, Guy Louis Family concert, Stoney Creek High School Drum Line, Paint Creek Center for the Arts make-and-take art projects, a children’s garden craft, hayrides, the Detroit Piston’s Hoops truck, Rochester Hills Fire Truck and more! In addition, an outdoor exhibit of scarecrows made by local organizations will be on display. Laura Cassar read her children’s book, “Night of 1,000 Pumpkins,” based on this event.
The Great Stonewall Pumpkin Festival lighting ran from 7p-9p where all the carved pumpkins were displayed on the museum’s great stone wall at the front entrance. It was quite a site! Organizers of the event said they started with 2000 pumpkins, had only 100 left over, and almost all were returned for the Stonewall evening display. There were well over 1000 pumpkins to see, and they each had their own unique design. The kids toured and viewed all of the pumpkins and loved seeing all the different designs (see video).
Stonewall Pumpkin Festival Rochester Hills Video
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
1005 Van Hoosen Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48306
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