Mill Creek MetroParks presents Pumpkin Walk at Twilight on Sunday, October 15, 2023 until 8:00 p.m. at Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue, Youngstown). This free event is open to the public and sponsored by 21 WFMJ/WBCB. Beginning at 4:00 p.m., families can take part in the wonders of the fall season as they walk along the pumpkin-lined paths as the day turns to night. Be sure to visit Scarecrow Row located near the Margaret Cushwa Education Building. Scarecrow Row features various scarecrows dressed and decorated by local area non-profit organizations. During the evening, families can also enjoy live entertainment by The Shoe Shine Boys and children’s activities by the MetroParks education staff. Refreshments by Kravitz’s Garden Café and Mill Creek MetroParks branded merchandise will be available for purchase at the event.
Free parking will be available on-site and in nearby lots. Price Road will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking. Additional parking will be available at Wick Recreation Area, (1861 McCollum Rd., Youngstown) with a limitedtrolley shuttle service to and from Fellows Riverside Gardens. Wait times for the trolley shuttle service may be lengthy.
On Friday, October 13, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., join us for family-friendly pumpkin carving. The finished pumpkins will be displayed during Pumpkin Walk at Twilight. The outdoor carving area will be located in the back North section of the parking lot at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Pumpkins and carving tools will be supplied or feel free to bring your own carving tools. Carving will continue while pumpkin supplies last. Carved pumpkins cannot be taken with you before, during, or after the event – they are to be displayed at the Pumpkin Walk event. Groups of 10 or more should call ahead. Pumpkin Carving is free and open to the public of all ages.