The Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest

Type: Family Friendly, Food & Wine, Outdoor Activities

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The 9th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival returns Oct. 5-7 to yet again attempt to break a world record of most pumpkins carved and lit at once (the current Guinness World Record is a display of...  Read More


  • Things to Do in Fall: "The fest is held in downtown Highwood, just north of Chicago with a Metra train stop in the heart of festival grounds."
  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival is an especially exuberant autumn party with all the necessary elements for a great weekend outing.

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