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Pumpkin Fest Events

Select events must require participants to be 21+ to enter.

Health and Safety measures are paramount. Social Distancing and masks required. 


Barrels & Bones 

October 9 & 10

Picture this! The perfect fall evening with your friends…swaying to Jazz music, sipping bourbon, tasting delicious meat and even sampling a bourbon barrel aged beer or two. Capture this picture-perfect experience with your friends at the Barrels & Bones event happening this fall at Big Timber Pumpkin Fest.

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Sip & Carve

October 16 & 17

Ready to take your pumpkin carving to the next level? If you answered yes, let’s make it a date night or girls night!

Step 1: Grab a glass of wine.

Step 2: Follow a local artist in carving a spooky, yet beautiful masterpiece on a pumpkin.

Step 3: Take home your piece of art.

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Family Fall Fest
October 17 & 24

Who’s ready for a carnival-style adventure this fall? Grab your family and head out to Camp Big Timber for a fun-filled day of pumpkin painting, scarecrow building and maybe even a petting zoo. The Family Fall Fest is open to young ages and those young at heart.  It’s a great day for new Cub Scout families.


Terror in the Timbers

Fridays & Saturdays in October

Get spooked!  Enjoy the horror of a late-night drive through the woods. Not your traditional haunted house… it’s a haunted road through the scariest woods in northern Illinois. Scenes of gore and horror will thrill you to your bones.  


Big Timber Brew Fest
October 24 - afternoon and evening fests available

Cheers to the great outdoors! We’re bringing in several breweries and some great music for you and your friends to enjoy a rockin’ good time. Plus, food truck options will let you enjoy eats from some of your favorite and restaurants.

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Drive Thru

Trick or Treat

Drive-Thru Trick or Treat: 

October 23, 25, 30 & 31


We'll have special treats for every person in the car and you'll get some behind the scenes views of our scary drive in the woods during daylight hours.


Big Timber Pumpkin Fest will be offering Drive Thru Trick or Treat. We will offer a safe and fun version of our Terror show that everyone in the family can come out an enjoy from. Click now to secure your tickets to this all-new Halloween adventure! 

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