Once inside, you are welcome to stay until the event closes. The Gardens dresses up for Halloween with luminaria-lined pathways, spooky lighting displays and hundreds of carved, glowing gourds. Using all real pumpkins harvested from local farms, our pumpkin artists push the boundaries of traditional pumpkin carving to create larger-than-life sculptures, dense displays of jack-o'-lanterns and ornately detailed showpiece pumpkins. In addition to the pumpkin sculptures and creepy atmosphere, enjoy a wide array of activities, including:.
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Select from several different experiences that will transport you into a spooky, digital wonderland. Stop by the Gardens on Saturday, Oct. Gardens' membership or admission required for entry.
Volunteer for Glow at the Gardens Volunteer opportunities are available for pumpkin carving before the event, event day setup, event nights and more. Fill out the online application to sign up to volunteer. Email vol botanicgardens. Presenting Sponsor:.
Is this event appropriate for all ages? Glow at the Gardens features a wide variety of activities. Guests can choose how they wish to spend their evening. Is it scary? Not very.
Spooky illusions, props and sound effects are featured in certain areas. The activities and sculptures do not include graphic or violent content. How many of your pumpkins are real? Every single one! Every pumpkin and jack-o'-lantern featured at the event was harvested from a local farm and hand-carved by our pumpkin carving team.
The sculptures are supported by metal or wooden armatures, with the occasional use of props, however the pumpkins themselves are all real. Are costumes permitted?
We encourage guests to wear costumes. Masks or weapons real or fake are NOT permitted.
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