1 / 9

7 Not-to-be-Missed Pumpkin Festivals Around the Country

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

Where:  Croton-on-Hudson, NYWhen:   Through November 11

Visitors to Van Cortlandt Manor enjoy a dramatic display of 5,000 hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns. The historic site's sloping brick paths and gardens are transformed into a Halloween haven, complete with a Tunnel O’ Pumpkin Love, ghosts, animals, and dinosaurs—all made of fiery carved gourds. For details, visit Historic Hudson Valley.

7 Not-to-be-Missed Pumpkin Festivals Around the Country

Celebrate the joys of the season at one of these fun, family-friendly pumpkin festivals—and see how you might find one closer to home. | By Monica Michael Willis, BobVila.com