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 2024 Pumpkin Patch Festival are October 10 – 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.

2024 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.

• Face painting or pumpkin painting session
• Professional photographer session

Storytime In The Pumpkin Patch!

In partnership with the Judge George W. Armstrong Public Library. Tuesdays starting at 10:30am, inthe Pumpkin Patch, at the corner of Main and South Pearl Street. 

• October 17, 2023
• October 24, 2023
• October 31, 2023

Trick or Treat For Little Feet! Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023 in Downtown Natchez from 4:30 – 6:00pm

HOWL-oween Pet Parade

Let Fluffy, Fido, Princess, and Patches Show Off Their Costumes For A Great Cause

2024 Dates TBD

$5 Entry, with Bag of Cat or Dog Food

Join us for ALL AGES fun! Dress up your pet in their Halloween outfit for this year and meet up at our Downtown Pumpkin Patch. The parade will cover 2 Blocks of downtown.

Proceeds Benefit the Natchez-Adams Humane Society

Trick or Treat For Little Feet! Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023 in Downtown Natchez from 4:30 – 6:00pm

Trick of Treat For Little Feet!

Bring The Kids Downtown for Spooky Fun!

Tuesday Oct. 31, 2023 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Bring the kids to downtown Natchez in their costumed best! The annual Autumn event returns for a safe, fun “trick-or-treating” experience for the whole family as the local merchants of downtown hand out candy and sweets.

Sponsored by the Downtown Natchez Alliance and The Natchez-Adams County Chamber of Commerce

Special Thanks to our 2023 Participating Boo-tiques, Merchants, Eateries, Galleries and Businesses!

Darby’s Everything Under The Sun • Olivina Boutique • Visit Natchez • Balance Boxing Studio • Home Bank • Soiree Boutique • Frankie’s on Main • Mile 363 Mens Apparel • Rise N Shine Studio • ArtsNatchez • One of a Kind Gifts • The Painted Petal • A Gallerie Boutique • Conde Contemporary • Murray’s Market on Main Boutique • Concordia Bank & Trust • Natchez Adams County Chamber of Commerce • Crye-Leike Stedman Ulmer Realty • Natchez Convention Center • Natchez Grand Hotel • Wardo’s PoBoys • Downtown Natchez Alliance • Natchez Mercantile at Consign & Design • Arts District Studio • Planet Thailand • The Shops at Kress • Consignment and More at Jacobs • Jack & Jill’s Children’s Boutique • Kaelor & Co. • Hal Garner’s at Nest • Bergeron & Plauché Financial Advisors • Natchez Coffee Company • Mother’s Natchez • OutsideIN MS LLC • Moreton’s Flowerland • Cooley & Co. • Shareevolution Behavioral Health & Wellness • Baby Doll’s Praise n’ Dance Hall • The Pig Out Inn BBQ • Pearl Street Pasta • Adams County Sheriff’s Office • Adams County Board of Supervisors • Adams County Courthouse • City Hall / The Historic City of Natchez • Natchez, Inc.

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. Can you find all the rubber ducks hidden in our downtown merchants’ windows? 

Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29, 2023
10:00am – 5:00pm

Families can pick up their Scavenger Hunt sheets at ArtsNatchez, (425 Main St.) or download it below and print it at home. Write down the name of the business where you found each one and bring back to ArtsNatchez to pick out your OWN rubber duck to take home! For more information, contact Robin Person at 662-515-0490.

 Here’s How To Participate:

Pickup your Duck Hunt Sheet & Map at ArtsNatchez (125 Main St.) Or download it here! 

  1. Follow the map on page 2 and start looking!
  2. As you find the ducks, write the name of each store on your sheet. Keep a sharp eye out; Not all of them are actually shaped like ducks!
  3. Find at least 45 ducks. 
  4. Bring your completed sheet to ArtsNatchez between 10:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday, October 28th or Sunday, October 29th to pick out your OWN duck to take home!

    PS: be on the lookout for teeny-tiny ducks as you searchthose are yours to keep!

 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. 11–12th

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 2024, 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!

Natchez Balloon Festival : Oct 18-19th

For the past 39 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