Stingy Jack's Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival & Jack-O-Lantern Adventure in Western North Carolina


October is here and fall festivals abound in Western North Carolina. Are you and your family looking for fun and adventure set against a beautiful backdrop? We can help you with that! Stingy Jack's Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival and Jack-O-Lantern Adventure is located at Mountains and Meadows at Turkey PenStingy's Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival in Western NC in Pisgah Forest on 350 Generation Pass. The festival runs only on weekends in October from 5:30-10p.m.

This is a one-of-kind fall festival that features an illuminated craft pumpkin trail created by local artists. Stingy Jack's Fall Festival hosts other activities including a spooky town trail and an enchanted mystery hayride. There is a zombie challenge for those age 10 and older. Also of interest are the ultimate pumpkin chunker that launches pumpkins into the woods each evening and the human hamster wheel, which is fun to watch or try for yourself.

Local crafters and merchants are onsite at the festival for your shopping enjoyment. Food vendors are also on-hand to satisfy your appetite, whether you're in the mood for pulled pork, quesadillas, candy apples or s'mores.

The night is filled with local entertainers, fire burners and dance groups. Stingy Jack is always around spinning his tales. The lighted pumpkin trail is the highlight of the evening, so once the sun goes down be sure to experience the uniquely crafted scenes for yourself.

Tickets for the festival can be purchased online or at the festival ticket booth. It is recommended that you purchase your tickets online in advance since only a limited number of tickets are sold each evening. When you purchase in advance online, you'll also receive a 10% discount. Adult tickets cost $12.95; tickets for children ages 4-12 cost $8.95; and children 3 and under receive free admission. There is an additional $5 festival parking fee.

Western NC Mountain Cabin RentalsStingy Jack's sounds like the perfect place to kick off the fall season in Western North Carolina. Enjoy your time in the area by extending your stay. Make it a fall weekend getaway or an autumn week's adventure. There are some great Western NC mountain cabins tucked away in the woods and offering wonderful scenic views, ready and waiting for you. It's the only way to go!

We hope to see you in our towns and at our festivals this month. If you'll be here, drop us a line and let us know. Happy October!


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