West Chester Township’s annual Great Pumpkin Fest will take place this year this Saturday, Oct. 8, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Keehner Park. The fall festival includes family-friendly activities for children such as a variety of inflatable rides, crafts, pony rides and a petting zoo from Honey Hill Farm.
The FIRST Team 1038 robotics will be at Pumpkin Fest for the first time demonstrating their work and showing guests how to build their own robots.
The Primrose School of West Chester costume contest begins at 3 p.m. on the amphitheatre stage. In addition to prizes for the contest winners of each age category, the West Chester Historical Society will also present a prize to the child with the best historical costume.
West Chester Township Police and Fire departments will also be on hand with important safety information for families.
Concessions and some trinkets will be on sale at the event, but all activities at Pumpkin Fest are free.
Keehner Park is located at 7211 Barret Road in West Chester.