Celebrating Fall in St. Joseph

Pony Express PumpkinFest

Pony Express PumpkinFest is an annual family arts festival held ever year during the second full weekend in October. This year it will be October 9-11th.

Come and celebrate the fall harvest at the annual Pony Express PumpkinFest. Live entertainment & music, reenactments, storytelling, children's costume parade, festival rides, games, crafts and food vendors and more.

Be sure not to miss the lighting of the "Great Pumpkin Mountain" on opening night. Thousands of people come to view the hundreds of carved, electrically lit pumpkins come to life with the flip of a switch!  It's simply breathtaking to view.

The festival is held on the grounds of the Pony Express Museum and Patee Park, 914 Penn Street, St. Joseph.  Check this site for updates on the 2015 festival.