Please Note: As the City continues its COVID-19 recovery efforts the return of events, including Pumpkinville, will be dependent on several factors including direction from Niagara Region Public Health and the Province of Ontario. At this time no date or plans have been set for Pumpkinville in 2020

A fun filled family fall festival with plenty of FREE games, activities and entertainment including: pumpkin carving, scarecrow building, bouncers, hay dive, crafts, facepainting and so much more!

*Some activities have nominal charge and are indicated below

  • Free shuttle bus from Grantham Lions parking lot to and from event
  • Accessible parking available at Happy Rolph's parking lot

Fall Family Photobooth

Stop in to the big brown barn to capture your fall family photo! 

Betty Lou Photography will be on site with a beautiful set of  bales of  straw with pumpkins and flowers to create a picture perfect backdrop for a family photo.

Photos will be distributed on site as well as delivered to your smartphone through SMS technology!


Meridian Credit Union Pumpkin Patch


 Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins! Don't forget to visit the Merdian Credit Union Pumpkin Patch to pick up your plump pumpkin


Pumpkin Carving Contest

Join us for a pumpkin carving contest! Bring your creative ideas and carve out a cool jack-o-lantern. Use your free family pumkin that the first 500 families receive at the gate or for guaranteed entry please bring your own pumpkin. Carving supplies will be provided.

Your pumpkin creation will be judged at 1 p.m.

FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre will be on site again this year with great prizes for the winners in each category (Scary, Funny, Children's Only) and something for everyone that participates in the activity.


Scarecrow Building

 Join us in a fun fall activity and build a scarecrow! 10 Scarecrow building stations will be available and scarecrows will be disassembled shortly after completion. Supplies will be provided such as stakes, straw, twine and some clothing options. But feel free to bring any additional clothing items if you wish.

Take your own photo with your scarecrow once complete and put it on our Facebook event Page.

Hay Dive


Join in the fall fun at the Hay Dive activity. Search through the giant pile of "hay" and find a coloured stick! Exchange the coloured sticks for a small treat with the volunteers at the activity.

Please note: we use straw for this activity for allergenic purposes.


Way to Grow Daycare - Craft Table

 Stop by for a fun craft with the team from Way to Grow Daycare and take home a fall themed item.

Inflatable Bouncers


Come have a bounce, slide or climb on the inflatable bouncers! Bouncers for toddlers and young ones available.

Other great things to do and see


Dena's Discovery Table

Stop by the pumpkin discovery table and learn all about pumpkins! There are always special treats for those who stop by and participate in the activity.

Face Painting

Stop by and have a fun fall or Halloween design painted on your face. Please note there is a limit to 2 small designs per person. We do not paint an entire face or paint near eyes, nose or mouth areas.

Temporary Tattoos

Stop by for a temporary tattoo! Lots of fun designs to choose from including Halloween scars and more!

Stilt Walkers

Say Hello to our Scarecrow and Fall Princess stilt walkers while you are here!

Carousel Players

Stop by and participate in their "Where the Wild Things Are" mask crafting activity!

Growing with Brock

Say Hi to the Brock Badgers and see what kind of activities and giveaways they have in store!

St. Catharines Fire Department

Stop by and say Hi to our St. Catharines Fire Fighters.



*Pony Rides 

 Join us for a pony ride!

Atkins Pony Rides will be on site offering rides for children for $5.

Photos of your child on their pony ride will also be offered for sale on site.

*Food Vendors

On site will be several food vendors including:

  • Country Boys Mobile Food Service (burgers, hotdogs, fries etc)
  • Fabio's Pizza (pizza and pop)
  • Shriners Creek Popcorn (kettle popcorn)
  • Marble Slab Creamery (ice cream)
  • Port Weller School Bake Table (baked goods)
  • Town and Country Market Table (fresh fruit and vegetables)


Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up to volunteer at this event here.

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 19 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Happy Rolph's Animal Farm, 650 Read Rd., St. Catharines

Volunteers can expect to help with a variety of duties ranging from setup and tear down and helping with one of the many activities going on.

Mandatory training session (Tuesday, October 15th, 4pm-6pm) off site.




There is only accessible parking available on site for this event. The following local businessess have allowed us to use businesses parking lots for the day with a few special requests:

Myraton Industries (630 Read Road)

Carpcon Construction (5 Keefer Road)

J & J Manufacturing (15 Keefer Road)

Boathouse/Arlies/Blackwell (17 Keefer Road)

MBB Power Services (2 Keefer Road) *Keep front gate and front door area free of vehicles*

Neptunus Yachts (8 Keefer Road) *Use the large employee lot only and keep the smaller lot and centre laneway free of vehicles)

DanNel Coach Lines (10-12 Keefer Road) *Please do not block the centre driveway between 10 & 12 Keefer Road*

East Wood Specialists (6 Peacock Bay) *Please ensure thier gate, loading dock and entrance to our silos are not block as unscheduled access is often needed on Saturdays."

Grantham Lions (732 Niagara Street) *Please use the spots on the North Side (closest to Lakeshore Rd). There will be a shuttle service from Grantham Lions to Happy Rolphs.


There will be volunteers helping to direct you where to park. Please be respectful to these properties and do not park on the grass.

Rain Policy

This event is rain or shine. Please dress appropriately as the entire event is outdoors in a park setting.  

If Pumpkinville is cancelled due to severe weather we will post information to the City's social media feeds by 9 a.m. the day of the event. Please follow our Facebook page or Twitter feed for cancellation notices and updates.

Site Map

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Thank You 2019 Sponsors!


 Meridian Credit Union







Way to Grow Daycare logo


Niagara Inflatables logo


Minor Brothers logo




Walker Industries Logo

First Performing Arts Centre Logo

 Real Canadain Superstore Logo








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