The fall season returns once again to Baltimore, bringing cooler breezes to our area. Cooler weather will cause tree leaves to turn into a surge of bright colors to the delight of children, who jump into colorful leaf piles as the leaves fall to the ground. Baltimore families have many choices in regards to fall activities and events with nature parks like Irvine Nature Center being popular places to visit during the season.
On Saturday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 13 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Irvine Nature Center is hosting it’s annual Pumpkinfest. This program is ideal for children 12 years and under, and costs $15.00 per child. It is free for adults and children under 2.
Pre-registration is required as walk-ins are not allowed. You can register online by clicking here.
Baltimore families flock at Irvine Nature Center each October for the annual Pumpkinfest. Celebrate the fall season with a day of fun family activities and entertainment. This event features great food and live music, in addition to jugglers, an alpaca, and a blacksmith.
Pumpkinfest also features exciting crafts and typical fall activities, such as scarecrow making and pumpkin painting. Other activities include face painting, wagon hayrides, bowling with pumpkins, hay bale slides, and sack racing. There will even be cooking demonstrations.
What You Need to Know
The Irvine Nature Center is located at 11201 Garrison Forest Road in Owings Mills across from Jemicy Upper School (click here for directions).
It offers many learning activities for children, families and adults. Families can enjoy hiking, while children will have fun with hands-on activities. Adults can enjoy seminars, classes, sales, and other events.
Admission to the Irvine Nature Center is free, although some programs require a registration fee. Become member of the Irvine Nature Center by clicking here.
The Nature Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday, and the Nature Store is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday as well as 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. It is closed New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
So check out the Irvine Nature Center on Saturday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 1 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for Pumpkinfest. Further information about the Irvine Nature Center can be found at the link below. Have a great day!
Note: No pets allowed, please
Irvine Nature Center
11201 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117