The Great Pumpkin Party

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Sunday, October 24 · 6-8 pm (Families with Special Needs Night)
Monday, October 25 · 6-8 pm
Tuesday, October 26 · 6-8 pm
Wednesday, October 27 · 6-8 pm

Invite your friends and family to the best party of the fall! Don’t miss this party thrown BY Valley Church FOR our community!
Wear your non-scary costumes and enjoy giant inflatables, barrel train rides, carnival games, free popcorn, and more! We have all sorts of fun at Valley Church, Valley Community Center, and our outdoor areas. Invite your friends and family!

The Great Pumpkin Party is Des Moines’ best family activity this fall and it’s totally FREE! We have a variety of great options at Valley Church, Valley Community Center, and outdoors. Plus a special night for families with special needs!

There’s something for everyone at the Great Pumpkin Party!

ATTRACTIONS MONDAY-WEDNESDAY

Valley Church

  • Inflatables
  • Preschool Inflatables Room
  • Hands on Science
  • Popcorn
  • Lemonade
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Animals
  • Music
  • Photo booth
  • 3 Rooms of Carnival Games
  • Candy
  • Preschool Game Room
  • Cookie Walk
  • Princesses
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Craft

Valley Community Center

  • Root Beer Floats
  • Inflatables
  • Photo Booth
  • Balloon Animals
  • Superheroes
  • Princesses

Outdoor (Mainly at VCC)

  • Barrel Train
  • Wagon Rides
  • Paper Rocket Launching
  • Mini Golf
  • Archery
  • Spin Art
  • Big Trikes

NIGHT FOR FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

ATTRACTIONS SUNDAY

Valley Church

  • Inflatables
  • Preschool Room with Inflatables
  • Hands on Science
  • Popcorn
  • Lemonade
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Animals
  • Music
  • Photo booth
  • 3 Rooms of Carnival Games
  • Candy
  • Preschool game room
  • Cookie walk
  • Princesses
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Craft

HARVEST HOEDOWN

Sunday, October 24 from 6-8 pm

Our Harvest Hoedown is a FREE community event for anyone ages 14+ with special needs. Come dressed for a hoedown to enjoy a festive dinner followed by karaoke, wagon rides, and games!

This event if free, but please sign up to let us know you’re coming!

Families with kids younger than 14 — Join us for a special night of the Great Pumpkin Party!

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ATTRACTIONS

Valley Community Center - Ages 14+

  • Hoedown Dinner
  • Wagon Rides (weather permitting)
  • Karaoke
  • Game and Prizes
  • Photo Booth
  • Princesses and Other Characters