Get Ready for a Pumpkin Palooza at the Texas Pumpkin Fest

Pumpkins, gourds, and endless family fun

Texas Pumpkin Fest

Who’s ready for fall? Who’s ready for all things pumpkin? Who’s ready for Halloween???

Get ready to be swept off your feet by an orange and exciting whirlwind of autumnal fun at the Texas Pumpkin Fest in Leander. Dive into a world of hundreds of thousands of pounds of pumpkin and gourds pumpkin-spiced delights, fun kids activities, and fall-inspired festivities.


Endless Family Fun

So much to do, so much fun:

  • Enjoy Magic Shows, Pro Wrestling Matches, Pumpkin Smash’n, Axe Throwing
  • Go wild on the 24 person Tasmanian Spinner
  • Race down the 65’ Super Slide
  • See how fast you can spin in a Giant Pumpkin Spinner
  • Fly in the sky on a Ferris Wheel
  • Turn into a pirate on the Pirate Ship
  • Feel the effects of the G-force Rides
  • See how long you can stay on the Mechanical Bull
  • Flip upside-down on the Bungie Trampoline
  • Try your hand at Rock Climbing
  • Become a superhero or princess at the Face Painting Tent

💡 Make sure to stop by the Life Is Better With Friends booth on opening weekend on September 30th and October 1st, to make your own balloon owl, get free stickers and a treasure from the treasure box, enter for a chance to win a cute owl night light, and snag a copy of the My Friends and I book for only $20! 💡

My Friends and I book

Food and Drinks

There will be more food trucks than ever before. Enjoy BBQ, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, concessions, sweets, and Thai, Mexican, Caribbean and Indian cuisine, wine and beer.   



Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10am – 7pm, from September 30th thru October 29th + October 9th, Columbus Day



8760 FM 2243, Leander, TX 78641

Texas Pumpkin Fest Leander, TX


Thursdays: $10 (kids in diapers are free). Free for first responders, veterans, military, and their families.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: $13 admission (kids in diapers are free)

Be sure to check the Texas Pumpkin Fest Website and social media for specials and updates.


Field Trips

Thursday and Friday field trips available.

Each child will receive a Texas Pumpkin Fest coloring sheet with crayon set and a mini-pumpkin.

Magic shows and the majority of rides will be open Thursdays and all attractions will be open Fridays.

Train Rides are free this year!

$10 per child

Teachers are free with students on field trips.

Visit the Texas Pumpkin Fest Website for details.


Private Party and Reservations

It's always nice to have a home base with your own table under a big tent for birthday parties, company team building, or just to relax while your family runs wild. To book a private party or reserve a table go to the Texas Pumpkin Fest Website for details.


So, if you're ready to dive headfirst into a sea of pumpkins, savor the flavors of fall, and embrace the exhilarating spirit of the season, the Texas Pumpkin Fest in Leander is the place to be.

Happy fall, y'all!

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