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Upcoming Trip to Kings Dominion For Charlie Brown’s 50th Anniversary Pumpkin Fest

I am so excited to announce that the fam bam and I will be heading back to Kings Dominion for Charlie Brown’s 50th Anniversary Pumpkin Festival. We have never been to Kings Dominion around this time so I am super excited to experience the park at this time of year with the kiddos.

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Upcoming Trip to Kings Dominion For Charlie Brown’s 50th Anniversary Pumpkin Fest

I’ve read so much about all of the things to do for this fest as well as activities the kids can participate in. Here is a quick look at what we are expecting to see when we get there.

Things to Do

It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown! Picture Show
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” we will be showing the film outside of the Peanuts Showplace from 12 – 5 p.m. during the Great Pumpkin Fest!

Magic with Jonathan Austin
Watch the strolling magician, Jonathan Austin, perform tricks throughout Planet Snoopy.
Location: Throughout Planet Snoopy
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.

Character Meet and Treats
Meet with your favorite characters for the perfect fall photo opportunity!
Location: Peanuts Showplace Entrance
Hours: 10:30 – 4 p.m.

PEANUTS Palooza
Now is your chance to hang out with the PEANUTS™ gang! Join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the gang as we celebrate your day here at Kings Dominion.
Location: Planet Snoopy Meet & Greet
Hours: 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Lucy’s Costume Parade
Kids in costume will parade their way to the Planet Snoopy Plaza where Snoopy and his friends will kick off the daily PEANUTS™ Palooza shows at 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Location: Starts at Snoopy’s Moon Bounce
Hours: 1:45 and 4:45 p.m.

Schroeder’s Sing Along
Kids can take to the stage and show off their voices in our karaoke show made just for our younger guests!
Location: PEANUTS Playhouse
Hours: Varies

Charlie Brown’s Happy Campers
Location: PEANUTS Playhouse
Hours: Varies

Walk around Characters
Celebrate Halloween by hanging out with Snoopy and the PEANUTS gang in their Halloween costumes!
Location: Planet Snoopy
Hours: 12 – 5

Creepy Crawlies Show
Learn about animals that will give you the creepy crawlies from spiders to lizards and everything in between.
Location: outside PEANUTS Showplace
Times: 1:15, 3:30 & 3:45 p.m.

Mad Science: Halloween Edition

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Activities

Come enjoy all sorts of treats at The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Dominion. Families can enjoy Halloween together with a street party of frightful fun including a petting zoo, foam pit, pumpkin painting, and more!

The Great Pumpkin Fest runs select Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 24 – Oct. 30. Activities are from 12:00pm until 5:00pm. *The Great Pumpkin Fest is for kids 60″ and under’

Great Pumpkin Fest Headquarters

Stop by the Great Pumpkin Fest Headquarters to pick up a map of all the activities and a treat bag. Visit all of the locations on the map and collect your own Halloween Treats!
Location: Booth in front of Chick-fil-a
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.
  

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Picture Show
To celebrates the 50th anniversary of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” we will be showing the film in the PEANUTS Showplace from 12 – 5 p.m. during the Great Pumpkin Fest!
Location: Outside PEANUTS Showplace
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.
  

Sally’s Pumpkin Painting Patch
Help Sally celebrate Halloween and paint yourself your very own mini pumpkin to take home and enjoy.
Location: Planet Snoopy Fountain
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.
  

Patch the Talking Pumpkin
Say hello to Patch and he’ll say hello back! This interactive Pumpkin will say the darnedest things!
Location: Planet Snoopy Fountain
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.
  

Pig-Pen’s People Washer
Help Pig Pen clean off in this foam pit of fun!
Location: Planet Snoopy Plaza next to PEANUTS Showplace
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.
  

Van Pelt Derby
Need a break from city life? Head over to Van Pelt Derby where kids can pedal their way through the farm on a miniature tractor.
Location: Joe Cool’s Driving School
Height Restriction: 40″ minimum – 54″ maximum
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.
  

Franklin’s Scarecrow Hollow
Try to find your way through the twisting turns of this Maze made of corn and hay.
Location: Chick-Fil-A Patio
Hours; 12 – 5 p.m
  

Woodstock’s Barnyard Pals
Our friends at the Teeny Tiny Petting Zoo have provided us with animals for children to learn about and interact with including Alpacas, Sheep, Goats, Miniature Horses, Ducks, and Chickens. Don’t forget to bring a camera because your child’s expression when interacting with the animals makes for a great photo opportunity!

Location: Planet Snoopy Plaza
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.
  Ghostly GamesTry your luck and skill with a variety of fall festival games on our midway and take home a prize!
Location: In front of the Family Care Center
Hours: 12 – 5 p.m.

We are so excited to experience everything and hope you follow along as we live-tweet and post on my Twitter and Instagram accounts. You can read more about this event HERE on the Kings Dominion Website.

You can also head over HERE and purchase your tickets today! When’s the last time you have visited Kings Dominion? Have you ever been to the Charlie Brwon Pumpkin Fest before?

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