Pumpkin Palooza by the River

A Pumpkin Palooza by the River

This lovely river town hosts a pumpkin palooza that will delight all with pony rides, a monkey bus, a merchants’ candy crawl, story time, Lollypop the balloon artist, costume judging, pumpkin rolling, plus concessions and vendors.

Fun to run or to watch

Fitness really can be fun! The runners will be in costume. Families can do the one-mile fun run, and there are Halloween adventures on other courses in this picturesque town, too.

Pumpkin Cider Bread makes a terrific fall treat

Pumpkin Cider Bread is a yummy fall treat. You can use prepared pumpkin, or cook one of your leftover pumpkins after Halloween. It also makes a tasty gift for the holidays.

Journey through a dark, magical forest

Journey through this Dark Forest to a magical, mysterious woodland where supernatural beings and paranormal forces pierce nature’s mortal realms. The Dark Forest is your portal to worlds just beyond.

Halloweekends and Zootoberfest are free in St. Louis

Three special events at the St. Louis Zoo include Zootoberfest, with beer trailers and German food, and then three weekends of festive Halloween decorations throughout the zoo. Find out about Boo at the Zoo, too.

Where to go to see The Great Pumpkin Drop

Learn about this delightfully absurd sport: dropping pumpkins from an airplane, where you can try it, or just go and watch it happening. Kids can sit in the cockpits.