THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience Returns To West Fairmount Park October 4 – 28, 2018!

Family-friendly event features over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins – created by master carvers – including a Halloween tribute to the Super Bowl Champion Eagles


For the second year in a row, THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience takes over West Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA this fall. Set to open October 4 and run during weekends through October 28THE GLOW promises a family-friendly, immersive Halloween stroll along a trail illuminated by more than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’ lanterns. Included will be a Halloween tribute to the 2017 Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles!

This Halloween happening will delight visitors as they are surrounded by thousands of intricately-carved pumpkins dangling from above and along the third mile walk. In the Pre-Historic Park, jack o’ lantern dinosaurs stand up to 16 feet tall. Captain Jack and his band of marauders helm a 30-foot-long pirate ship, complete with skeletons and pumpkin pirates. In the pumpkin graveyard, guests will encounter black cats, ghosts and gravestones.

THE GLOW illuminates some of the City of Brotherly Love’s most famous. Pumpkin look-a-likes include musicians, movie stars, superheroes and princesses.

“We are so excited to be bringing this enchanting Halloween wonderland this October”, said Shannon Donnelly, Vice President, THE GLOW. “We have a team of more than 15 artists, carvers and producers who’ve been working year-round to create this magical event sure to captivate audiences of all ages.”

The family fun also includes fall food and beverage and a pumpkin patch. A live pumpkin carving demonstration will show visitors how to create their own masterpieces.

Located in West Fairmount Park (adjacent to the Mann Music Center, on Parkside Ave), THE GLOW will open October 4 and run every Thursday,FridaySaturday and Sunday night through October 28. Times vary depending on the date. Tickets start at just $16, and are on sale now at Advanced tickets are required. For more information on dates & times, visit

Stay up to date and receive special discount codes by joining Jack’s Club at or by visiting THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience on Facebook.



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