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Experience enchanted pumpkins for free

Posted at 8:18 AM, Oct 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-19 11:24:28-04

Looking for a free, enchanting experience for the whole family?

You'll want to head to Carefree for their Enchanted Pumpkin Garden. The free festival sits on five acres and starts today.

These aren't your typical pumpkins.

Master sculptor, Ray Villafane, says they fly in sculptors from all over the country to create magic.

“It's more than just pumpkin carving, we create a whole new world in which there's characters, storylines, narratives,” Villafane said. 

The Enchanted Pumpkin Garden also has 3D pumpkin faces they pickle to preserve.

It's a family fun event -- entertaining for the kids, with adult humor sprinkled throughout.

You have until October 28th to experience the festival.

Parking is free and is available in and around the Gardens.


If you go:
101 Easy Street, Carefree, AZ 85377