On Saturday 26th October 2019, Braehead Community Garden will be holding its third Pumpkin Festival – and you and your family are invited to join in the fun.
Pumpkin Carving. 11am-1pm
Bring your pumpkin along to the Community Garden Polytunnels where we’ll have carving kits and lots of ideas for great designs.
The event is FREE for Garden Access Pass holders and their children, £2 for non-members. Don’t forget to bring your own pumpkin!
Children must be accompanied.
Pumpkin Cooking Demonstration. 1.30pm-2.30pm
Ever wondered what you can do with the leftover pumpkin from a carving session? Bring it all in a bag and we’ll show you how to make some delicious recipes. Places are limited, so please book in advance via
Entries Accepted for Braehead Carved Pumpkin Show (1.30pm and 3pm)
We want to see the best carved pumpkins in Braehead. Open to everybody, there will be prizes in the following categories:
- Scariest Pumpkin
- Funniest Pumpkin
- Most artistic pumpkin
- Best Pumpkin that references a movie
- Best Pumpkin carved by a (supervised) child under 6 years old
- Best Pumpkin carved by a (supervised) 7-10 year old child
- Best Pumpkin carved by a (supervised) over 10 year old child
- Best carving by an adult
The winners will be announced and on display at the lantern festival.
Pumpkin Lantern Display. 5.30pm-7.30pm
All of the entries to our pumpkin carving competition will light up the darkness at the Community Garden – come and see the spooky display!
ENTRY OPEN TO ALL. Outside if dry, in the polytunnel if raining.
Tea, coffee and hot chocolate, dookin’ for apples, hot dogs and candy floss