Pumpkins at Callaway

Something is blooming at Callaway Gardens this Fall.

Explore gardens by day and watch them glow by night with a family-friendly festival: Pumpkins at Callaway! As the weather cools, our 2,500-acre gardens transform into a harvest haven with pumpkin sculptures, topiaries, and magnificent mums in brilliant autumnal hues. Stay after dark to watch the grounds come to life with illuminating experiences like an Enchanted Forest, glow-in-the-dark mini golf, and a towering Pumpkin Tree! Don’t miss out on family-friendly Fall fun at Callaway!

Friday, September 16, 2022 – Sunday, October 30, 2022

 Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended! 

Pumpkins at Callaway tickets are sold first come, first serve and capacity is limited! Don’t wait till it’s too late!

Family-Friendly Fall Event

Fall into a new family tradition with Pumpkins at Callaway! Explore our 2,500-acre gardens by day to spot Fall flowers, topiaries, and pumpkin sculptures. Stay after dark to watch the grounds transform into a fantastical Fall festival complete with an illuminated Enchanted Forest, Mini-Golf Glow, a kid’s dance party and, of course, hundreds of gorgeous glowing pumpkins! Snack on seasonal treats, visit Spookley the Square Pumpkin® in the Pumpkin Emporium and snap plenty of precious family photos in our Pumpkin Art Garden. When you’re ready to hit the hay, check into one of our cozy Cottages, Villas, or Lodge & Spa. Don’t wait to start a new Fall tradition. Make memories at Callaway today!

How to Experience Pumpkins at Callaway!

One-Day Admission Ticket

One-Day Admission Ticket

By Day: Callaway Gardens (Birds of Prey Program, Robin Lake Beach, Butterfly Center, & More.)

By Night: Pumpkins at Callaway (The Enchanted Pumpkin Forest, Sunflower Lane, Mini Golf Glow, Pumpkin Tree)

Stay Overnight

Stay Overnight

Our Pumpkins at Callaway Package includes:

Overnight Accommodations

Admission to Pumpkins at Callaway

Admission to Callaway Gardens and its attractions each day of stay and day of departure

A Walkthrough Experience!

Glow by Night

The Enchanted Pumpkin Forest

Experience a wooded wonderland of glow in our 700-foot Enchanted Pumpkin Forest. Stroll the scenic pathway to see hanging lights dancing in time to music, glowing globes, and atmospheric scenes made of dozens of perfectly carved pumpkins.

Sunflower Lane

Stroll through towering stacks of pumpkins carved into floral jack-o-lanterns! Beautiful by day, these sunflower sculptures glow even more brilliantly by night, guiding you and your family safely down the path from the Enchanted Forest.

Mini Golf Glow

Play a round of putt putt completely in the dark! Golf clubs, balls, and greens all cast a magical glow in the blacklight for a fun and memorable fall family experience! BONUS:  One round of glow golf is included in your Pumpkins ticket. (Note: Mini Golf is a timed ticket offering, limited tickets are available.)

Pumpkin Tree

Packed with pumpkins big and small, our towering Pumpkin Tree is a highlight of a Fall visit to Callaway. It’s beautiful by day, but becomes brilliant by night when the pile of pumpkins transforms into a cast of glowing jack-o-lanterns!

Pumpkin Tunnel

Enter through our newly designed glowing light tunnel! It’s the perfect place to stop for a Fall family photo. 

Gardens by Day

Pumpkin Emporium

Play games, join a pie-eating contest, color the wall, and meet & greet with Spookley the Square Pumpkin® in the festive Pumpkin Emporium. Kids can let their imaginations run wild with storytime and a giant coloring wall, while the best dressed compete in our costume contest!

Pumpkin Art Garden

The perfect backdrop for family photos, our pumpkin art garden boasts piles of pumpkins, multi-colored gourds, and whimsical topiaries that capture autumn’s artistic side.

Included With Your Admission Ticket

Blue Morpho Butterfly Month

Blue Morpho Butterfly Month

Enjoy our month-long display of nature at its finest! Marvel at the Blue Morpho as hundreds of these tropical butterflies fill the Day Butterfly Center with their iridescent-blue splendor all month long.

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Birds of Prey Program

Birds of Prey Program

Experience one of Callaway Gardens’ most talked about activities, featuring magnificent creatures demonstrating their strength and speed.

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Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center

Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center

Flights of fancy await you in the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, where typically 1,000 or more butterflies flutter freely about in one of North America’s largest tropical butterfly conservatories.

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Biking & Hiking Trails

Biking & Hiking Trails

Enjoy over ten miles of winding trails through breathtaking natural landscapes, and leave the everyday behind. Take in the sweet smell of azaleas as you coast past spring blossoms, or grab your beach towels and pedal your way to Robin Lake.

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Pets are not allowed in special event areas such as Pumpkins at Callaway. For a full detail on our event policies such as pets and ticket faqs, please visit our policies page.

Our Callaway Commitment

We look forward to welcoming you to our outdoor escape as a Callaway Gardens visitor and/or overnight Resort guest.




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Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, Sunbathing, Paddle boarding, and More on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Mega Bugs

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow at this annual event

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Summer Circus Series

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July 4th Weekend Star Spangled Beach Party

All-Out, All-American Celebration!

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