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Kentville’s Pumpkin People Festival

Kentville’s Pumpkin People Festival

October 1 - 29, 2022

Visit Kentville in October to experience the magic of the Pumpkin People.  You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see these gourd-headed guys getting up to!  

pumpkin people are happening on October 1-29

The Pumpkin People really love animals of all kinds.  So, this year the Pumpkin People are creating an Animal Kingdom for you to explore! Lion, Hippo, Bear and Giraffe have all stopped by!  We're keeping some of our other animal guests a surprise, but you can see them all in Kentville until October 29th.  Visit Kentville to see 300 pumpkin heads and their cool animal friends for yourself.  We'll see you in K-town!

a map shows locations of pumpkin people displays that can be found in the Town of Kentville from October 1st until October 29th 2022.


While you're here, fuel up on Pumpkin dishes and drinks that come highly recommended by the Pumpkin People!  Find their faves on the map below, and check out for more details. 

a map shows locations of restaurants and eateries downtown who are offering special pumpkin dishes during the Pumpkin People Festival in Kentville


Family fun is what we are all about!  Check off the Pumpkin People Scavenger list as you visit the different displays! 

Pumpkin People Scavenger Hunt 2022

If you like a scare, check out the famous Phantom Freakshow Haunted House experience.  It is, as advertised, the very best haunt experience around, only in Kentville! 

a poster advertises the dates and times of the Phantom Freakshow Haunted House


Coming soon........stay tuned for more details!  ONE HUNT to rule them ALL......

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an ad showing pumpkin people will be on display from october 1-29 in 2022
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Join us for the annual Harvest Festival in Centre Square to kick off the Pumpkin People Festival! 


10am-4pm - Vendor Market, climbing wall, bounce house, Kentville Plays Zone

10am-11am - Guided Hike in the Gorge - 53 Gladys Porter Drive

11:30am-4pm - Caribbean Pot Jamaican Cuisine food truck

12pm-4pm - Face Painting 

1:00-4:00pm - Pumpkin Carving


10am-11am - Matt The Music Man - Children's musical entertainment

11:30am-1:30pm - The Melberns Band

2:15-4:00pm - Broken Circuit

Harvest Festival 2022 Poster
Centre Square

Town Of Kentville
389B Main Street
Kentville NS B4N 1K6