Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village

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Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village

Thank you for being a part of our event. See you in 2024!

Take an after-dark tour through a spectacular outdoor exhibit of over 7,000 artistically designed and hand carved pumpkins. This multi-award-winning event takes visitors through a mesmerizing world of illuminated pumpkins, all beautifully displayed in a myriad of eclectic themes along the streets and paths of Upper Canada Village’s historic landscape.

New exhibits are added each year. Harvest dining, plus seasonal treats, shopping, and kids play stations add to the experience. Open select nights from late September through October. Limited date-specific tickets. Book online ahead for your preferred night!

All ticket sales are final as such are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Dates & Times
September 29, 2023 7:00 pm - October 1, 2023 10:00 pm
October 4, 2023 7:00 pm - October 9, 2023 10:00 pm
October 11, 2023 7:00 pm - October 15, 2023 10:00 pm
October 18, 2023 6:30 pm - October 22, 2023 10:00 pm
October 25, 2023 6:30 pm - October 29, 2023 10:00 pm
General Admission
Adult (13+ years of age) $22 (plus HST)
Youth (5-12 years of age) $20 (plus HST)
Military (with ID) $17 (plus HST)
Child (ages 0-4) Free
Accessibility Night $22 (plus HST)

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.

Pumpkinferno Displays

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!

Pumpkin Carving Tutorial:
Looking for a spook-tacular fun activity for at home or in school? We’ve got a fantastic pumpkin carving tutorial for you to enjoy. Step-by-step instructions, creative carving ideas, and insider tips from our Pumpkinferno pumpkin pros are all waiting for you.

Click Here

Before You Visit

  • Tickets 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.
  • All ticket sales are final as such are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Pumpkinferno is a family event, and all are welcome. 

Located at 13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg, Ontario.

Open select nights from Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 29, 2023

  • September 29 – October 15 from 7pm – 10pm | Wednesdays to Sundays
  • Open Thanksgiving Monday, October 9
  • October 18 – October 29 from 6:30pm – 10pm | Wednesdays to Sundays

The last ticket is available for the 9:30pm-10pm time slot. The event closes at 11pm.

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

Yes! Pumpkinferno receives a refreshing makeover annually. Our creative team and partners put in dedicated effort during the spring and summer months to bring you fan favorites and many brand-new exhibits.

  • As Pumpkinferno is an outdoor event, it will be offered rain or shine. In the chance of extreme inclement weather, we may choose to close and will post cancelled evenings on Upper Canada Village’s social media channels @UpperCanadaVill and website.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.


The Village will be offering Accessibility Nights on the following nights:

  • October 3, 10 and 17 from 7pm – 9pm

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

Reservations can be made by making an appointment with a guest relations agent using the below link to book a time slot for Pumpkinferno.

Book an Appointment

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).

Season Pass Holder

As a Premium Passport to the Past pass holder, you can present your pass onsite for any date and time or book tickets through Guest Relations by email using the Contact Form  or Book an Appointment tool for one of our agents to telephone at a time convenient for you. Please note that any accompanying guests without premium passes will require tickets booked in advance.

Book an Appointment

Retail & Dining

Willard’s Hotel

  • Open for service
  • Reservations start at 5:30pm with a 7pm Pumpkinferno entry ticket.
  • For reservations please call, 613-330-9266.
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Thanksgiving Dinner at Willard’s Hotel

  • Available Saturday, October 7 – Monday, October 9, 2023
  • For reservations please call, 613-330-9266.
  • View Thanksgiving Menu

Harvest Barn

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


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

Thank You to Our Sponsors!


September 29, 2023
October 29, 2023


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