Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest

Highwood, Ill.


17 Highwood Ave.
Highwood, Ill.
Date: October 7, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Time: Check website for schedule. Oct. 7-9.
Cost: $2

Festival organizers attempt to raise $600,000 for Make-a-Wish Illinois to help grant wishes to kids with life-threatening conditions. Other activities include all-you-can-carve pumpkins, trick-or-treating, costume contests, Pumpkin parade, hayrides, pony rides, petting zoo, crafts, two entertainment stages, food and beverage vendors and a Superhero 5K Pumpkin Run/Walk. All jack-o-lanterns will be placed on walls throughout the festival, with ceremonial lightings Friday and Saturday nights, and the grand lighting on Sunday evening.


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