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Youth Group Night: Pumpkins in the Park

Date & Time:

October 24, 2022, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Hendrie Park (680 Plains Rd W)




2+ Hours


Pre-Registration Required

Event Description

Bring your guide, scout, or youth group to RBG for a night of fall fun! Pumpkins in the Park is a self-guided program, allowing youth groups to roam throughout Hendrie Park at their leisure while exploring interpretive displays and enjoying the autumn air lit by the pumpkins’ glow.

Please note that group check-in will be between 6 and 7 p.m., with last admission at 7 p.m.

See F.A.Q’s below for additional event information.


Pre-registration and booking confirmation required to attend this event. To start the process of reserving a space for your group, fill out our booking request form below. Please note submission of the form does not imply a booking reservation; your booking is reserved only when you receive a booking confirmation from our team.

Fee: $12 per youth participant

Submit a Booking Request

  • Group / Contact Information

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  • About Your Visit

  • Final Details

  • PLEASE NOTE: This form is a request only. Submission of this form does not imply a reservation / booking.
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Pumpkins in the Park FAQ

Have a question about this event? Click the topics below for more information. If you have a question that is not answered, give us a call at 905-527-1158.

Is this a guided program?

This program is self-guided. Check-in will be between 6 and 7 p.m., with last admission at 7 p.m.

After gaining entrance to the event, your group will be able to explore Hendrie Park freely.

How do I pay?

Payment is accepted onsite for pre-registered groups via debit or credit card (Mastercard and VISA). Please note pre-registration and a booking confirmation is needed to gain admission for this program.

Is food or drink available for purchase?

This event does not serve food or beverages. Please do not bring outside food or drinks to this event.

Are pets allowed?

With the exception of service animals, personal dogs/cats/animals are not permitted at this event. 

What do I do if I feel ill?

As part of our commitment and shared responsibility for the health and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers, we ask that event attendees perform a self assessment to help reduce the spread of COVID – 19 prior to entering the event. Should you feel ill please stay home and contact your health care provider. Your tickets can be transferred to other family members or friends (no transfer fee required).

Do I need to wear a mask?

Effective May 2022, visitors are no longer required to wear masks at Royal Botanical Gardens.