SEPT. 16 – OCT. 29, 2023

Stone Mountain Park’s Pumpkin Festival

Play by Day, Glow by Night, returns bigger, better and brighter than ever!

Play by day as you enjoy family-friendly park attractions and special fall entertainment featuring some of your favorite classic storybook characters! Then, after the sun goes down, you’ll glow by night in a whole new light with our nighttime parade, NEW World’s Largest Pumpkin Light Show, and plenty of other not-so-spooky glowing experiences!

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Show Schedule


Take in all the splendor of autumn as you embark on a day full of fun at Stone Mountain Park! Enjoy your favorite park attractions including the Scenic Railroad, Dinosaur Explore, and The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience. Plus, special fall entertainment like character meet-n-greets, story-telling with Mother Goose, and plenty of fall décor perfect for those Instagram moments.

Family-Friendly Attractions

From a journey around the mountain aboard a full-size locomotive to an adventurous round of miniature golf, Pumpkin Festival features attractions everyone will enjoy!

Special Fall Entertainment

Daytime entertainment is full of character meet and greets, storytelling, comedic shows, and a pie eating contest!

The Reviews Are In


Glow by night is an immersive experience this year with even more glow and nighttime outdoor fun. Guests can explore amazing glow-in-the-dark experiences throughout the festival including thousands of glowing lights, massive jack-o-lanterns, a giant glowing pumpkin tree, costumed characters, glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, and glow-in-the-dark dinosaurs. Don’t miss the World’s Largest Pumpkin Light Show!

Wrap up a day of fun fall festivities with the Glow-A-Long Parade, enjoy some not-so-spooky entertainment and explore all-new glow-in-the-dark experiences guaranteed to amaze your family!

The World’s Largest Pumpkin Light Show

Marvel at the World’s Largest Pumpkin Light Show! This state-of-the-art light show celebrates all things Halloween with themed songs, an immersive canopy of lights, unique video, all-new special effects, and fireworks! Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event that will add a magical glow to your night.

*Attractions Ticket or Mountain Membership required.

The Enchanted Glow-A-Long Parade

End the night with a glowing nighttime parade featuring themed floats and favorite storybook characters in this high-energy dance party that wraps up with a fireworks finale you won’t want to miss.

Glow-In-The Dark Experiences

The glowing experiences are infinite! With even more glow this year, visit the Treasure Island walk-through experience and hunt for buried treasure. Follow Dorothy as she is swept from Kansas to Oz. Help Alice through the Queen of Heart’s blacklight maze to catch the White Rabbit. See what Dinosaurs do after dark at the Dino Glow Experience. Wander through the Enchanted Forest, with a glowing wonderland of towering trees and over-sized flowers.

Explore Unique Themed Areas

Take an outdoor journey through classic storybook tales that come to life with even more glow! Wander through 10 themed areas with over 40 newly imagined scenes, thousands of glowing lights, massive carved pumpkins, bubbles, fog and plenty of not-so-spooky, glowing adventures after sunset.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a ticket to enjoy Pumpkin Festival?

Yes, an Attractions Ticket or Mountain Membership are required for entrance into the Pumpkin Festival.

Can I purchase certain attraction tickets individually during Pumpkin Festival?

Only Summit Skyride tickets may be purchased individually during Pumpkin Festival. All other attractions will require either a daily Attractions Ticket or annual Mountain Membership.

On-Site Lodging Options

Stay & Play!

Georgia’s largest family campground, the full-service Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort and the historic Inn at Stone Mountain Park are all conveniently located right inside Stone Mountain Park. Whether you prefer a rustic retreat or a spacious suite, you’ll find the perfect lodging option for your visit.

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