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Gourd times in Brampton this fall

BRAMPTON, ON – Fall has arrived and with it returns a lineup of free, festive activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Fan favourite “Fright Nights” are back starting Sunday, October 14.  Enjoy themed crafts for kids, music, swimming, skating, and more ‘spooctacular’ activities. No registration is required to attend. Admission to swim and skates (where applicable) is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item (one per person).

To cap off the season, the 10th annual Great Pumpkin Party will take place November 1, 2018.

See below for a full event listing:

Fright Nights:

All activities take place from 6 to 9 pm.

Sunday, October 14
Greenbriar Recreation Centre
• Bonfire and wagon rides
• Face painting
• Haunted Skate

Friday, October 19
Century Gardens Recreation Centre
• Pumpkin decorating
• Air brush/face painting
• Bonfire and wagon rides

Saturday, October 20
Loafer's Lake Recreation Centre
• Pumpkin decorating
• Bonfire and wagon rides
• Face painting

Friday, October 26
Gore Meadows Community Centre
• Haunted wagon ride
• Swamp Swim
• Zombie Zumba

Professor's Lake Recreation Centre
• Geocaching in the dark
• Spooky photo booth
• Haunted wagon rides

The Great Pumpkin Party:

Thursday, November 1
Garden Square, Downtown Brampton
6 – 8 pm
• Live entertainment by Envirodrum
• Live Glow Performance
• Cookie Decorating
• Airbrush Tattoos
• Roaming Magician

Wear your Halloween costume and bring your pumpkins to be lit up one last time before they’re composted in the popular Great Pumpkin Smash! Event happens rain or shine.

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“There are plenty of opportunities to explore Brampton this fall while enjoying the season’s changing colours. I encourage residents to get out to Fright Nights and the 10th annual Great Pumpkin Party and take part in all the festive fun the City has to offer.”
- Mayor Linda Jeffrey
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Natalie Stogdill
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
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