The Great Pumpkin Fest
Returning Fall 2020
Join us at Worlds of Fun for the ultimate fall festival - The Great Pumpkin Fest! This family-friendly kid’s Halloween event is all treats and no tricks and features special Halloween activities for kids, plus PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions in Planet Snoopy! Also, don't miss out on all the fun throughout the park like Dinosaurs Alive! and the family favorite Nordic Chaser.
Planet Snoopy is not open on Friday nights and closes at 6 PM on Saturday nights.
2019 Great Pumpkin Fest Attractions
Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater
Peter and his wife have an amazing new pumpkin patch for guests to enjoy during the day. (Psst...this patch gets scary after 6:30 PM, not recommended for under 14 years old)
Franklin's Cool Coloring
Creativity will fly with Halloween-themed coloring pages. Let the PEANUTS gang and Halloween be drawn together in a colorful explosion of festive fun, where budding artists can use their imagination and a freshly sharpened crayon. Plus, use the back of the page to draft your letter to The Great Pumpkin himself!
Weave your way through a twisting path of hay bales and cornstalks. Dodge the series of dead ends and make your way to the ‘most sincere’ Pumpkin Patch where Linus hopes to meet his holiday harvest idol. Kids ages 12 and under can choose their own mini-gourd to take home as a spooktacular keepsake! (limit one pumpkin per guest under 12 years of age)
Count Snooptacula's Costume Contest
Smaller ghouls and goblins are invited to show off their costume creations in Planet Snoopy. Whether following the wisdom of Lucy van Pelt and choosing a costume to “contrast her own personality” like a witch, or dressing like a high-flying military hero complete with red scarf, kids ages 11 and younger are invited to join the fun. Stop in at Planet Snoopy Saturdays and Sundays by 3pm - contest eligible for ages 11 and younger.
Pig Pen's Creepy Crafts
Display your creative best with Halloween themed crafts, sure to bring out the artist in every kid. And no worries, there won’t be any scissor mishaps like Charlie Brown’s bedsheet-ghost costume with more eyeholes than needed. Showcase your artistic flair and have a souvenir to take home!
Tricks & Treats with the PEANUTS Gang
The PEANUTS gang have picked some of their favorite tricks and treats to share! Kids can wear their costumes and trick-or-treat inside Planet Snoopy on Saturdays and Sundays. You never know who will be nearby to join the daytime fun, no rocks allowed.
From the hallowed halls of Meat Cleaver High, it’s “Haunted Homecoming.” A cast of teenage dead-heads are stuck in the 60’s performing a retro rock review just for you and your ghoul friends.
Located at the entrance to Worlds of Fun, the Skeleton Crew has risen from the crypt to amaze and delight with electrifying acrobatic performances at the International Plaza stage. See displays of high-flying energy blending acrobatic and cirque-style routines. No bones about it, you won’t want to miss out on this ghoulishly good time!
Sally’s Dance Spooktacular
Sally Brown loves Halloween; the costumes, carving pumpkins, the ‘tricks or treats’, and the chance to be silly! Come wiggle and dance along to spooky tunes with the PEANUTS gang and show off your best moves. Mini monsters and ghouls can shake a tail feather like Woodstock or do the classic foot-flap, head-bop like that beloved beagle, Snoopy.
Pigpen's Petting Farm
These farmhouse friends are some of the sweetest animals around! All of the little critters are super friendly to people of all ages, gentle enough for the youngest and the oldest animal lover!