The Kids Zone offers hours of amusement for young festival goers. Tickets will be sold at the event for $1 each. Rides and activities range in price. Ticket booths will be located in two areas of the festival for your convenience. Cash and credit (Visa / MasterCard / Discover) will be accepted. Tickets will be sold from 10 am to 4:15 pm.
Rides and Activities
Enjoy carnival favorites like a Ferris wheel, Dumbo ride, giant slide and zip line, as well as six large inflatables. Purchase individual tickets or a wristband for unlimited inflatables for $8.
Children can win small prizes by playing carnival games like Roller Bowler, the Fishing Game, GIANT Pumpkin Toss, and Angry Pumpkins. All carnival game earnings benefit local non-profit organizations. A dunk tank has been added this year in order to raise even more money for local causes.
The Agricultural Area will include FREE hands-on activities including a tractor maze, corn pit, cotton pit, cow milking station and planting station. Located near the Pumpkin Pavilion.
Hosted by the CSD's Emerald Lakes Golf Course staff, our miniature golf course is a fun and unique way to practice your short game. Located near the Agricultural Area.
Using a GIANT slingshot, launch a pumpkin across Elk Grove Park Lake and see if you can make it in the fruit & veggie stand! Located near the Scarecrow Contest.
Purchase your pumpkins at the festival to benefit Elk Grove Food Bank Services. The pumpkin patch only accepts cash as a form of payment. Located near the Main Stage.
Listen to a reading of our children's storybook, "Jack and his GIANT Pumpkin." Located in the Agricultural Area, occurring every hour.
Little tykes can take a ride on the Pumpkin Train while learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin. Located in the Agricultural Area.