2nd Annual Pumpkins on Pikes Pecan Fest

Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:30 pm - 9 pm

Pumpkins on Pikes

Wrap up the Pecan Fest Heritage Days at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center! Bring your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, chairs and blankets for a fall evening full of activities and entertainment. The Seguin Outdoor Learning Center will have pikes with platforms at various heights in our spacious field to hold your hand carved pumpkins! There will be a sunset pumpkin lighting ceremony to provide impressive photo opportunities and gorgeous fall scenery. There will be free games and activities for all ages; including a spooky walking trail, face painting, ring toss, horseshoes, a campfire, S'mores, Cider, live music, and a judged Pumpkin Carving Contest with prizes and more! Food and drinks will be available for additional cost.

Carving Contest Prices for Families and individuals

  • 1st Place - Ropes Challenge Course Program for 15
  • 2nd Place - Archery Program for 15
  • 3rd Place - Family Membership to ILSOLC

Carving Contest for Businesses - promotional photos with your illuminated business logo!

  • 1st Place - Pavilion rental for 4 hours
  • 2nd Place - Team-building Session for 20 staff
  • 3rd Place - Company Fishing Afternoon

Admission and activities are FREE. Each pumpkin is $20 and it includes, platform with a pike and use of basic carving kits, but you are welcome to bring your own carving tools. The gates will open at 4:30 pm and the ILSOLC will remain open until 9 pm. After displaying your creative Pumpkin Carving talent for the Carving Contest, we encourage you to take your pumpkins home, where others can see your pumpkins! Help support our Outdoor Learning Center by purchasing at least one pumpkin per vehicle.

Please call our office at 830-379-7652, to reserve your pumpkins. If you are unable to attend or just here for the experience and would like to donate, you may donate at the gate or on our website at seguinolc.org. If you would like to contact our office for more information, our business hours are Monday - Friday, 9 am - 3 pm. All proceeds from this fall event will help support our outdoor education programs at The Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center.

Evening Agenda

  • 4:30 pm Gates Open- Tickets for pumpkins will be available for purchase at gate check in
  • 5:00 - 6:45 pm - Pumpkin Carving and Family Fun Activities - Food, S'mores, Bake Sale, Face Painting, Games, and more!
  • 6:45 - 7:00 pm Pick your Pikes!
  • 7:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music by Buddy Vargas
  • 7:00 - 7:30 pm Carving Contest Judging
  • 7:30 - 8:00 pm Pumpkin Lighting
  • 8:00 - 9:00 pm Evening Under the Stars
  • 9:00 pm Field Closes

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us:


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