Annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Presents Annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its signature event – the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival – on Saturday, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hundreds of pumpkins on the lawn of the farm

Annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival

Activities during the day include John Forshee and the Barnyard Express, food, musical entertainment, Stoney Creek High School drum line, a Rochester Hills fire truck, and more. Members pay $5 and the public pays $8, all guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property and return in the evening to see all the pumpkins lighted up. The Museum is hoping to exceed its record of 1,011 pumpkins lighted at one time. In addition, an outdoor exhibit of scarecrows made by local organizations will be on display. The Museum will provide stencils and carving tools but guests are encouraged to bring their own carving tools from home. Rain or Shine.

Carved pumpkins line the stone wall

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival

Evening lighting of the pumpkins runs from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and a financial donation in any amount is appreciated to support the Rochester Area Neighborhood House.

The Rochester Hills Museum is located at 1005 Van Hoosen Road, off Tienken Road between Rochester and Dequindre Roads. The Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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