Glass Pumpkin Patch


  • Hand-blown glass pumpkins in many colors
  • An old green pickup truck with  bushel baskets full of hand-blown glass pumpkins
  • Visitors shopping for hand-blown glass pumpkins
  • A man demonstrating how to use a kiln

Schedule and Location

Eighth Annual Glass Pumpkin Patch
Exhibit, Demonstrations, and Sale
October 10 through 14, 2018
Near the Visitor Center
Included in Arboretum admission

Shop and admire a stunning array of glassblown art at the annual Glass Pumpkin Patch. Explore a dazzling collection of more than 6,000 handblown glass pumpkins as well as autumnal and farmer's market-themed glass art designs in mesmerizing colors, shapes, and sizes. 

Glass Pumpkin Patch
Exhibit, Demonstrations, and Sale

Wednesday, October 10 and Thursday, October 11
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exhibit
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Demonstrations
Browse the artwork, meet the artists, and watch as they showcase their unique glassblowing skills.

Friday, October 12
10:00 a.m. to 12:59 p.m. Exhibit
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Demonstrations
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sale 
Starting at 1 p.m., shop handblown glass pumpkins and designs made exclusively for this annual event. Plus, meet the artists and watch demonstrations.

Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exhibit, Demonstrations, and Sale

Held outdoors rain or shine. 

Fees and Admission

Normal admission fees apply for nonmembers.

Fall Color Festival Presenting Sponsor

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