Sept. 26, 2012 Sarasota, Florida — In one month, more than thirty thousand people will partake in the Annual Sarasota Pumpkin Festival presented by Bright House to be held from 12pm – 10pm on October 26, October 27 and October 28, 2012 at Sarasota County Fairgrounds. An Annual Statewide Recognized Festival where festival goers will enjoy the greatest family pumpkin festival of all time.
- Over 100 free shows for the community to see (trapeze shows, horse shows, puppet shows, demonstrations to name a few).
- Over 100 Vendors (Food, Business & Craft Vendors).
- Family Fun For Everyone! Pumpkin Pie Eating Contests, Hay Rides, Amusement Rides, Carnival Games, Inflatables, Pony Rides, Trick Or Treating, Pumpkin Patch, Hay Maze, Not Scary Haunted Forrest, Haunted House, Roaming Street Performers, Face Painting, Live Entertainment for the whole family and more.
The Sarasota Pumpkin Festival is designed to bring the community together and celebrate the fall season while raising money for a great cause, The Lazarus Foundation Kids Force. This event is open to the public, children 12 and under are free admission and adult tickets are just $5 pre sale and $7 at the gate. Find out how to get your FREE tickets at www.sarasotapumpkinfestival.com
This event could not be put on every year without our generous sponsors, community support and our dedicated event volunteers. The 2012 Sarasota Pumpkin Festival thanks the following organizations and companies: Bright House, Budweiser, 107.9 WSRZ, 105.9 the Buzz, Custom Carts, Natural Awakenings, The Parrot, University Palm Lakewood Ledger, Whole Foods, The Short Giraffe, Mommy Magazine, Crown Trophy, The Red Elephant, Buffalo Wild Wings, Homewood Suites, Sarasota Christian Church, Sarasota County, Waste Management, Pumpkin Friends Sponsors and Community Volunteers.