Pumpkin Patch Festival


Join Us Downtown for Pumpkins Galore and More! Plus, downtown Natchez is Halloween Central for shopping, eating, and trick or treating!

The dates for our 2023 Pumpkin Patch Festival are October 13 – 31st!
 We’ve got Pumpkins for sale: All sizes, colors, and shapes! Pick your Pumpkins or Pre-Order in Bulk. Pumpkin patch proceeds benefit participating non-profit organizations.

2023 Fall Events

Time-Date-Place may change as details are finalized. Further details on happenings coming soon…

Weekend Festivals

Face painting, pumpkin painting, Halloween selfie stations, sidewalk chalk, contests, spooky music, ghost tours, pet parades, and more.

A haunted scavenger hunt through Downtown will lead you to some frightfully hot Halloween deals at participating Downtown stores.

Special Preschool Class or Group Activity

Reservations are available on weekdays.

• Storytime in the Pumpkin Patch
• Face painting or pumpkin painting session
• Professional photographer session

Duck Hunt: Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Bring your kids to Downtown Natchez for a Fun Search Activity!

Kids of all ages are invited to look for rubber ducks in the windows of our Downtown businesses. Date and details to be announced.

Here’s How To Participate:

  1. Pick up your duck hunt sheet and map at ArtsNatchez (125 Main St) or the Downtown Pumpkin Patch at Main and Pearl or download it here. (See bottom of email for Map Sheet)
  2. Follow the map and start looking!
  3. As you find the ducks, note on your sheet where you found them.
  4. After you find 30 ducks, bring your completed sheet to ArtsNatchez Friday-Monday to pick out your OWN duck to take home!

 Autumn Is Full Of Things To Do In Natchez!

Besides our annual Pumpkin Patch and Scavenger Hunt, don’t miss out on these fun and spectacular weekend events…

Junkin on the River: Oct. 6–7th • 10:00am – 5:30pm

Calling all Pickers, Antique-ers, and Junk Store Enthusiasts: This is the weekend for you! Every Fall and Spring, this “15 mile of stretch of Junkin’ Paradise,” hits the Natchez/Vidalia area. For Fall 2023, you’ll find over 22 shops and 200 booths, with food trucks and fun, all packed into an epic, all-day shopping experience of antiquing and junkin’. There will be door prizes to be won and discounts to be had. Come and stay for the entire weekend! More info over on their Facebook page.

Natchez Balloon Festival : Oct 20-21st

For the past 38 years, The Natchez Balloon Festival has become THE place to be every Fall, as a weekend of hot-air balloons and outstanding live music that is the largest and most successful festival in Southwest Mississippi. The festival site is located in historic downtown Natchez in the parklike grounds of the columned mansion Rosalie.
For a full schedule of music and events, or tickets, visit their website.

Special Thank You to our 2023 Sponsors!


Biglane Investments