The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

Pumpkins, Lanterns & Leaves
Friday, October 20, 2017, 6-8 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens

$12.50/nonmembers; $10/Matthaei-Nichols members

NOTE: This is a ticketed event; ticket prices are per person and each person attending must purchase a ticket. Ticket price includes activities and materials.

Join us for some awesome spooktacular activities at this family-friendly Halloween event at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Be sure to dress in your Halloween best for the evening, capped by a lantern walk along the pumpkin trail. Details:

  • Pumpkin Trail

Follow a trail of awesome carved pumpkins featuring fun and scary shapes and faces.

  • Pumpkin Painting

Turn your inner Halloween artist loose in our pumpkin painting activity.

  • Make Your Own Lantern

Craft a glowing lantern and join our parade of lanterns through the Pumpkin Trail to cap the evening.

  • Story Time

Gather for a round of seasonal stories told by our expert storytellers.

  • Enjoy cider & donuts
  • Get creative! Wear your coolest costume. (Please note: No weapons, real or fake. Thank you!)

Special thanks to Fresh Thyme for their donation of pumpkins!


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