5800 Main St., Stratford, CT Phone: 203.385.4052.
Watch as carvers sculpt 100 lb. pumpkins into works of art for cash prizes. The festival will be held from 1:00 - 5:00 pm and is a wonderful family-oriented event. This year we are adding a Falconer Show and Live Animal Experience. It will include a children's costume parade (3:00 sharp) with prizes, DJ music, games, crafts, face painting, refreshments, pie baking contest, scarecrow judging contest, 4 Moonbounces, horse-drawn hayrides, roaming railroad and showcase the various historic buildings at the park, including tours of the Model Train Museum and Observatory. Bunnell High School STAGE theater group will perform skits and costumed actors from the Players at Putney Gardens will be strolling the grounds.