Meet Charlie Brown & Friends with Great Pumpkin Village at Arboretum
Autumn at the Arboretum, presented by Rogers-O’Brien Construction, returns for the 14th year with their nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village. This year’s festival, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” runs September 21-October 31. The festival features pumpkin houses and creative displays that use over 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash. The Dallas Arboretum’s favorite fall festival features a Great Pumpkin covered in marigolds and topiary characters such as Linus, Sally and Franklin looking through the pumpkin patch. Snoopy and Woodstock topiaries top his dog house; Lucy gives garden advice at her advice booth; and Schroeder stands near his giant topiary piano.
Take Selfies With Charlie Brown & Peppermint Patty
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Guests can snap selfies with Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty, and Marcie behind the iconic brick wall. Get lost with Pig Pen in the hay bale maze! Catch the Peanuts Gang at their gourd decorated schoolhouse for the annual autumn carnival. Named one of “The Best Pumpkin Festivals to Visit This Fall,” by Martha Stewart Living Magazine, the festival features breathtaking fall colors. Included are 150,000 autumn flowers accented by pumpkins, gourds, and squash.
Alan Walne, Dallas Arboretum’s board chairman, said, “Known for amazing and creative displays, our 50-member horticulture team creates an awesome Pumpkin Village display where more than 250,000 people visit during Autumn at the Arboretum. They experience the garden in its fall glory, walk in the pumpkin houses, and enjoy the programming throughout the garden.”
This year’s festival features 150,000 fall-blooming flowers and plants; 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash in Pumpkin Village; 3,000 ears of corn; and 1,500 corn stalks in the Pumpkin Village. Also 900 bales of hay mixed with 24 types of pumpkin; 17 squash types and seven gourd types.
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