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Lee-Fendall House Halloween Pumpkin Hunt

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614 Oronoco St

614 Oronoco Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

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The Lee-Fendall House will observe its 5th Annual Halloween Pumpkin Hunt on October 27! Alexandria’s ghosts and goblins will fill our garden with hundreds of colorful toy-filled pumpkins for local children to discover! Costumes encouraged!

Other activities include:

  • Crafts to take home
  • Sticker station
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Refreshments
  • Spooky stories
  • Costume parade with prizes
  • EVERY participating child will receive a pumpkin!

Also, ONE pumpkin in each of our pumpkin hunt sessions will have a certificate for a special prize hidden inside!

All children of elementary school age or younger are eligible to participate in the pumpkin hunt activity. Older children and adults are welcome to enjoy crafts, games, the costume parade, and our other activities.

This program is very popular, and many of our program times have sold out in the past. Due to space limitations, we limit the number of children who can participate in each program. We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance to be able to gain admittance to the program date and time that you prefer. We cannot guarantee admission to any of our Pumpkin Hunt programs to anyone who has not purchased tickets in advance. Full payment is required in advance for all tickets.

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions below!

The Halloween Pumpkin Hunt is a fundraising program supporting the operations of the Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden.


2018 Pumpkin Hunt Schedule

Saturday, October 28: 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM

To make your family’s reservation for this year’s Halloween Pumpkin Hunt, follow the links to purchase tickets on Eventbrite. Payment in advance is required for all reservations.


ADVANCE TICKET PRICES

Children (age 1-18): $15.00 general public/ $10.00 Friends of Lee-Fendall House

Adults (age 19+): $5.00 general public/ FREE Friends of Lee-Fendall House (Family Membership and above)

Friends of the Lee-Fendall House should make reservations by calling (703) 548-1789. To become a Member, click here.

Ticket prices will increase to $20.00 per child and $10.00 per adult at the gate.

Limit of 5 adult tickets per child participating in the Halloween Pumpkin Hunt.

All children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Infants under 1 year of age are admitted free WITH ADVANCE INFANT TICKET. AN ADVANCE INFANT TICKET IS REQUIRED FOR FREE INFANT ADMISSION.

Ticket prices increase to $20 for children and $10 for adults after Advance Ticket sales have closed! Buy early!

Due to the large response to our free infant admission rate during advance ticket sales, we will not be able to offer free admission at the gate to infants with families that have not purchased tickets in advance. Infants with families that have not purchased advance tickets will be charged the full child rate.

Physical tickets will not be mailed.

Cancellation Policy:

The Lee-Fendall House Museum will make the sole determination to cancel a program in the event of severe inclement weather. Cancellation notices will be posted on the museum's website, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

In the event of severe inclement weather during a particular program, tickets will be refunded within 30 days.

Refunds will be offered only if the hunt is cancelled. Tickets are not transferrable.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What time does the hunt start?

The gate will open to admit participants at the start time listed for each program. The pumpkin hunt will begin within 15 minutes of the gate opening. Please allow yourself ample time for travel and parking to arrive on time.


How long is the Pumpkin Hunt?

Each Pumpkin Hunt lasts 90 minutes and includes several activities:

  • The pumpkin hunt will begin within 15 minutes of the listed gate time. The pumpkin hunt lasts until all pumpkins in the garden are found.

  • A variety of craft activities will be available throughout the entire program.

  • Games will be available during the entire program.

  • A costume parade will be held as soon as the pumpkin hunt is over.

  • Ghost stories will be told after the costume contest.


Is there an age limit for the Pumpkin Hunt?

The actual pumpkin hunt activity is for children of elementary school age and younger. Older children who attempt to join the hunt for pumpkins will be asked to leave the activity.

Children and adults of all ages may participate in crafts, games, the costume contest, and our other activities.


Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

The Halloween Pumpkin Hunt programs are very popular, and all of our program times have sold out in the past. Due to space limitations, we limit the number of children who can participate in each program. We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance to be able to gain admittance to the program date and time that you prefer. We cannot guarantee admission to any of our Pumpkin Hunt programs to anyone who has not purchased tickets in advance. Full payment is required in advance for all tickets.


I purchased tickets in advance. Why haven’t I received them in the mail?

We do not mail physical tickets. Participants are checked against our database of ticket purchasers at the gate.


Is there an admission cost for infants?

Infants under 1 year old are admitted free WITH ADVANCE INFANT TICKET ONLY. AN ADVANCE INFANT TICKET IS REQUIRED FOR FREE INFANT ADMISSION.Please note there is limited room for strollers.


Can I change my tickets to a different date and time after purchasing them?

We may be able to accommodate requests of this nature depending on when the request is made. If you wish to switch to a program time that is already sold out, we will be unable to accommodate your request. We are unlikely to be able to honor requests made the week prior to the Pumpkin Hunt.


My family purchased tickets in advance, but was unable to attend. Can we get a refund?

Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds.


My family purchased tickets in advance, but we are unable to attend. Can we give our tickets to a friend?

Tickets may not be transferred to another party.


My family would like to attend the Halloween Pumpkin Hunt, but the program time we want to attend is sold out. Can we still attend?

In the event of no-shows by advance ticket holders, their spaces will be sold at the gate on a first-come-first-serve basis for that program only. We are unable to place people on a waiting list or will-call list. We cannot guarantee that tickets will be available at the gate.


Is parking available on site?

We have very limited parking on site. Street parking is available on Washington and Oronoco Streets, or at any of several public parking lots within a few blocks of the museum. We strongly recommend that you allow yourself enough time to park your vehicle and walk to the museum before the start of your program time.


Do you provide baskets or bags for collecting pumpkins?

Participants must provide their own bags or baskets.


What if it's raining? Will the program be held in the event of inclement or severe weather?

The Lee-Fendall House Museum will make the sole determination to cancel a program in the event of severe inclement weather. Cancellation notices will be posted on the museum's website, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

In the event of severe inclement weather during a particular program, tickets will be refunded within 30 days.

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