Great Pumpkin Festival

When and Where

We are sorry to announce that the 14th annual Great Pumpkin Festival has been cancelled this year due to the various executive orders and guidelines restricting group gathers due to COVID-19.

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 2020. 


  • 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