OCTOBER 8 – NOVEMBER 1, 2015
The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular began in Oxford, Massachusetts in 1988. It’s entertainment for the entire family. The Louisville event, October 8– November 1, will be held in Iroquois Park with 5,000 carved pumpkins lining a ¼-mile walking trail, illuminated at night as an “art show” daily from dusk to 11 p.m. during the week (Sunday-Thursday) and midnight on Friday & Saturday.
- Nightly illumination
- Entertainment for the whole family
- 5,000 illuminated pumpkins on a 1,500-ft. trail with over 100 carved into veritable works of art
- Presented in themed scenes with music
- Proceeds benefit the Louisville Metro Parks Foundation
ABOUT THE TRAIL
The trail is a ¼ mile soft surface, woodland path with several steep slopes. Docents are stationed along the trail and are available for assistance as needed. In addition, the Iroquois Amphitheater can provide one or more escorts for the entire trail for visitors who use a wheelchair or have other mobility needs. Please inform the box office upon your arrival if you require such assistance.
No pets or animals are allowed in the Iroquois Amphitheater or on the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular trail other than service animals such as seeing-eye pets under leash control of their owner.