Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village

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Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village


See you next year!

Award-winning Pumpkinferno is returning this fall for its 11th season, where Upper Canada Village is reviving some of its most popular exhibits plus showcasing 7 brand new themes – the most in any show since its inaugural year!

Take a tour through this spectacular outdoor art exhibit of over 7,000 hand-carved pumpkins all lit at night along a kilometre long path in a picturesque 19th-century backdrop. Open nightly from late September through October, you won’t want to miss this chance to walk in a world of pumpkins.

Dates & Times
September 30, 2022 7:00 pm - October 16, 2022 9:30 pm
October 17, 2022 6:30 pm - October 30, 2022 9:30 pm
General admission (5+ years of age) $20 (plus HST)
Military (with ID) $15 (plus HST)
Child (ages 0-4) Free
Accessibility Night $20 (plus HST)

Before You Visit

  • Tickets for Pumpkinferno are on sale exclusively online.
  • Pumpkinferno has limited capacity and most nights are expected to sell out.
  • To secure your desired date & time, purchase your tickets in advance prior to arrival, as a limited number of entries are available per evening and per time slot.
  • Plan to arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before to your scheduled time.
  • Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Pumpkinferno is a family event, and all are welcome. 

Located at 13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Open 7 nights a week fom Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 30, 2022

  • September 30 – October 21 from 7pm – 10pm
  • October 22 – October 30 from 6:30pm – 10pm
  • The last ticket is available for the 9:30pm-10pm time slot.
  • Timed ticketing is implemented to ensure groups are spaced out and to maintain a safe maximum capacity.

Parking is available at no charge onsite.

This event primarily takes place outdoors. Please dress according to the weather.

The Pumpkinferno experience is approximately 40 minutes.

Only service animals are permitted.

  • Yes, you are encouraged to take photos and share on social media, but please avoid using a flash. Our event hashtag is #Pumpkinferno and #UpperCanadaVillage.
  • If you are media, please contact us so that arrangements can be coordinated:

Contact Us

No, Pumpkinferno gets a refresh every year! Our creative team and partners work diligently through the spring and summer months to ensure Pumpkinferno is filled with fan favourites and exhibits for all.

  • As Pumpkinferno is an outdoor event, it will be offered rain or shine.
  • If you wish to postpone your visit due to inclement weather, please contact us via the below button in advance of your visit to exchange your ticket for a different date and time.

Contact Us

  • Please note that a date change request will only be accepted prior to ticket redemption or arrival onsite. Tickets are non-refundable.
  • In the chance of inclement weather, we may choose to close and will post cancelled evenings which will be listed on Upper Canada Village’s social media channels @UpperCanadaVill.


The Village will be offering Accessibility Nights on October 11, 18 and 25, 2022.

Guests or groups with limited mobility or sensory processing issues can ride in the comfort of their own vehicles to view Pumpkinferno.


The Pumpkinferno tour is designed along an open route that will ensure you enjoy ample viewing space of the exhibits throughout your tour. The experience takes place outdoors and is designed to accommodate mobility aids such as wheelchairs (though can be affected by weather conditions).

Retail & Dining

Village Café

  • Open Thursday – Sunday
  • Offering fall and Halloween themed sugar cookies, cupcakes, pumpkin tarts, and various desserts.

Willard’s Hotel

  • Open for service
  • Reservations start at 5:30pm with a 7pm Pumpkinferno entry ticket.
  • For reservations please call, 613-330-9266.
  • View Menu

Note: Starting October 17th you must have 6:30pm entry tickets for early dinner reservations.

Harvest Barn

  • Open for service
  • Reservations start at 6pm with a 7pm Pumpkinferno entry ticket.
  • For reservations please call, 613-330-9266.
  • View Menu

Note: Starting October 17th you must have 6:30pm entry tickets for early dinner reservations.


  • Open for service

Yes, the Village Store will be open and will be accessible upon the exit of the event.

The Story Behind the Pumpkins

The carved pumpkins you will see at Pumpkinferno are realistic, artificial pumpkins, whose forms have been shaped from molds of real pumpkins.

The pumpkins have been designed and carved by a talented group of young artists from the Eastern Ontario region. These designers and carvers were selected based on their penchant for design, whether in their field of study or as a personal hobby. They embark on this monumental project every spring, designing, carving, and constructing the amazing array of pumpkin-carved installations you will discover on your tour. Each spring through summer, a group of new and returning designer/carvers create all that you will see that is new and vibrant, added to our collection of amazing exhibits at Pumpkinferno!

Health & Safety Measures

Guests are encouraged to self-assess their health and encouraged to not visit our attractions if there is any possibility that they may have contracted or have come into contact with COVID-19.

Our Sponsors


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Upper Canada Village
13740 County Rd 2
Morrisburg, Ontario K0C 1X0 Canada
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