Halloween Harvest Festival 2023October 28, 2023 12 – 5pm
Halloween Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 28th
12 – 5 PM
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no its a… pumpkin! Our high flying Halloween Harvest Festival is back with the 3rd annual “Flight of the Gourds” pumpkin carving contest and compost catapult as well as the cutest and spookiest dog costume contest around, presented by Chateau le Woof!
Celebrate the autumn season with workshops, music and food vendors. It’s a Halloween like no other that can only be experienced at Socrates Sculpture Park!
Dog Costume Contest registration begins at 1pm, on-site.
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Hellgate Farmstand
12:00-2:00 PM – Pumpkin Carving Contest: Socrates Artist Fellows vs. The Socrateens!
12:00 – 4:00 PM – Costume Making Workshop: with reused materials by Materials for the Arts (drop-in)
1:00 – 2:30 PM – Registration for the Dog Costume Contest
2:00 – 3:30 PM – Public vote for your favorite pumpkin (Artist Fellows or Socrateens)!
3:00 PM – Dog Costume Contest presented by Chateau le Woof with Friends with Four Paws. 3 Prizes for Winner of the Contest, Runner Up and 3rd Place.
Don’t forget to sign up 1pm – 2:30pm!!
4:00 PM – “Flight of the Gourds” pumpkin compost catapult! with soundtrack by DJ Vinyl Richie
Live music with The Polka Brothers
Compost Catapult soundtrack by DJ Vinyl Richie
Chateau Le Woof: Spooky dog treats and goodies
Friends with Four Paws
Greater Astoria Historical Society: Learn about the Haunted History of LIC and Astoria!
Meet the Greater Astoria History
Hear stories of spirits and mystery….
Of ghost and goblins that had died
At the Harvest Fest’s ebbing tide.
In Socrates Park, with the sky soon dark
From the tales of demons’ range …
See it all, and hear the call
Of the Hell Gate Kid on our stage.