1st ANNUAL SARASOTA PUMPKIN FESTIVAL ( HALLOWEEN )
Daily Event: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
Come to Sarasota to enjoy all things pumpkin -
that will feature carnival games and rides, arts & crafts, live entertainment and MUSIC, a taste of Sarasota featuring delicious food and beverages from Sarasota’s finest restaurants (including a beer garden), lots of games, pie eating contests and a fun zone with inflatable rides, hay rides, a Not so Scary Haunted house and Safe Trick or Treating for both evenings. The highlight, though, is the critical mass of pumpkins, which will create a memorial wall built from scaffolds in honor of our Fallen Warriors that will illuminate the sky Halloween night and bring a new tradition to Sarasota FL.
So carve your jack-O-lanterns and take it to the Sarasota Pumpkin Festival! Help them reach their goal of 10,000+ pumpkins – Please Bring a $1 donation with your pumpkin all pumpkin donations benefit the Fallen Warrior foundation. For lots of information about the festival, a schedule of this year’s event, and Sponsorship opportunities check out SarasotaPumpkinFestival.com
This event will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 30th and 31st, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Phillippi Estate Park, 5500 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota FL. There is NO ADMISSION FEE. The Sarasota Pumpkin Festival, a non-profit event that relies entirely on donations from individuals and businesses to make the Sarasota Pumpkin Festival Happen. All proceeds go entirely to All Children’s Hospital and The Fallen Warriors Foundation.
Join thousands as they come to Sarasota FL for The 1st Annual 2009 Sarasota Pumpkin Festival that offers families with children of all ages an opportunity to enjoy an affordable and fun-filled experience. “The best part is all these festivities are for a good cause benefiting the All Children’s Hospital and the Fallen Warriors Foundation, to raise money to promote the community and help children with life-threatening illnesses & their families. To help raise funds to build homes for those families that have given everything in honor of our country, a loss of a loved one.” said founders of The Sarasota Pumpkin Festival Lazarus Fernandez and Joshua LaRose.
The Sarasota Pumpkin Festival is the kind of event you have to see to believe. When folks from all around bring their customized pumpkins to welcome this new tradition to Sarasota. Imagine thousands of carved pumpkins, their illuminated, grinning and grimacing faces staring from towers, benches, and line the streets of Phillippi Estates as they illuminate the foreground of the historic Edson Keith Mansion. That scene and more await folks who travel to Sarasota FL, for the 1st Annual Sarasota Pumpkin Festival.
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