Great Pumpkin Festival

Great Pumpkin Festival 2019

When and Where

The 13th annual Great Pumpkin Festival will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Gregory Park. The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. All events are FREE! The event is for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

There will be a ribbon cutting and warming house dedication at 12:30 p.m. Come and see the new warming house, kitchen and pavilion!
For information contact the Park Office at 218-828-2320.

Age Divisions

  • 7 and Under
  • 8 to 12
  • 13 and Older
There will also be events where parents and guardians can participate with their children.



 The following are some of our activities planned for 2018. 


  • Pie eating contest
  • Pie throwing event
  • Pumpkin rolling races
  • Sack races 
  • Three-legged races
  • Wheelbarrow races
  • Bouncy ball races


  • Baxter Wal-Mart
  • Outback Trail Rides
  • Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department