Schedule of Events

updated 10/18/2013 (subject to change)

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Admission For General Public:
Adults: $6
Children 5-12: $4
Children 4 & Under: Free
Parking: $2 per car

Special Discounts:
Children ages 5-12 – bring an ornament for our Tourism Tree and your admission is free – click on the link to download our template or make your own. Tree courtesy of Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm.

Veterans/Active Duty Military – show appropriate ID and admission is $3.


Spectators and participants should always watch for flying pumpkins, and enter or participate at own risk.

No pets or alcohol allowed on the property.

Saturday and Sunday, 2013
All activities on Saturday and Sunday unless otherwise noted.
Event Opens – 9 am
Admission $6 adults, $4 children 5-12, 4 & under free, Parking $2 per car

Drop off from 7:30 am – 10 am Drop off for Machines shooting that day. For your convenience: Sunday Shooters – you may bring your machine down to the field the day previous and park it to the side. Saturday Shooters – you may leave your machine off to the side until Sunday.)
9 am – 6 pm Vendors – crafters, non-profits, food vendors.
9 am – 6 pm Sand Sculpture – Matt Long of Travel Channel's Sand Masters will create a large sand sculpture tribute with a theme that will help celebrate New Jersey.
10 am – 11 am Meet the Teams – some of the team members will be out by their machines and we will do brief interviews giving the teams an opportunity to speak about the project and their school or organization.
10 am – 5 pm Kids Corner Activity Area – painting, crafts, coloring and more. *See how far you can toss a pumpkin by hand or use a mini catapult to see how far you can shoot a tootsie roll.
10:50 am Singing of the National Anthem

11 am

Saturday - October Vistas Tours to Perfect Christams Tree Farm.

11 am –12:30 pm Pumpkin Slinging – each team will get their first shot.
12 noon SundayOctober Vistas Tours to Merrill Creek
12 noon–4 pm Pumpkin Throw for Kids - report to Pumpkin Patch Kids Activity Area
12 noon–4 pm Mini Slinging for Kids - report to Pumpkin Patch Kids Activity Area.
12 noon–5 pm Saturday – Beer sampling (tickets and ID required)
12:30

Bands
Peripheral Vision - Saturday
Uncle Rocco – Sunday

1:00 pm Saturday - October Vistas Tours to Shippen Manor
1:00 pm Sunday – Chili sampling – CANCELLED
1:00 pm Sunday - October Vistas Tours to Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead
1:00 - 5:00 pm Archery with the Owl's Nest – (for youth accompanied by parents)
1:00–2:30 pm Pumpkin Slinging – each team will get their second shot.
2:30 Bands
Peripheral Vision - Saturday
Uncle Rocco – Sunday
2:00 pm Sunday - October Vistas Tours to Shippen Manor
2:30 pm Saturday - October Vistas Tours to Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pumpkin Slinging – each team will get their third shot. (small intermission for balloon launch)
4:30 Bands
Peripheral Vision - Saturday
Uncle Rocco – Sunday
3:30 pm Saturday - October Vistas Tours to Merrill Creek Reservoir
3:30 pm Sunday - October Vistas Tours to Perfect Christmas Tree Farm
4:00 pm

Hot Air Balloon Launch
Airhead Invader special shape monster balloon invades the launch field. Tethered rides TBA and weather permitting, $10 per person.

6:00 pm close

Be sure to check back for updates/changes. Schedule is subject to change.

Saturday and Sunday, 2013
All activities on Saturday and Sunday unless otherwise noted.
Event Opens – 9 am

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