Pumpkin People Scavenger Hunt Contest!

October 4, 2018

Visit Kentville Oct 6- 29 to experience the magic of the Kentville Pumpkin People and all of their corresponding displays.  This year, 300 Pumpkin People are “On the Go!” exploring all modes of transportation old new and futuristic.  You’re not going to want to miss this one!

You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see from these gourd-headed guys!  This year, expect to see a Viking Ship, an X-Wing fighter, a bullet train, cruise ship, some hovercraft, a spaceship and more!

See our handy dandy Pumpkin Person Map below so you’ll know where to find the best display areas!

NEW this year, a Pumpkin Person Scavenger hunt!  Download and print your scavenger hunt sheet, or pick one up at participating local businesses or Town Hall. CPS Pumpkin People Scavenger Hunt 2018 (1)

Other Important Festival Dates and Events:

Harvest Hike at The Gorge

October 6th 2018

Top of Gladys Porter Drive


Admission: Free


Kentville Harvest Festival

October 6th 2018

Centre Square


Good old family fun!

Admission: Free


NSCC Pumpkin Walk

October 17th 2018

Miner’s Marsh


Admission: By donation

*No dogs for this one please, service animals only


B.A. Fraid Toy Factory Haunted Attraction

October 5-27 (Fri & Sat)

Kentville Post Office Basement


Admission: $10


“Charley’s Aunt” at CentreStage Theatre

Until October 13th 2018

River Street

Showtimes Vary

Admission: Ad. $15, Sen. $12, Ch. $5


Devour! The Food Film Fest

Kentville: “Sip and Savour”

October 23rd 2018

34 Cornwallis Street, Kentville


Admission: $20 (pre-booked tickets required)


Modified: A Food Lover’s Journey into GMO’s

Film Screening

October 22nd 2018

Kings County Museum

37 Cornwallis Street, Kentville

7:00 pm

Admission: by donation



Exhibit at The Hardware Gallery

Until October 31st 2018

36 Cornwallis Street, Kentville

11-2 Wed, 11-5 Thurs-Sat

Admission: Free