Glass Pumpkin Patch

Shop the Arboretum’s annual sale for exquisite, blown glass art celebrating the beauty of autumn.

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Explore a dazzling display of more than 7,000 one-of-a-kind glass pumpkins in traditional and unusual colors, shapes, and sizes at this annual celebration of autumn and artistry.

The 14th Annual Glass Pumpkin Patch opens on Friday, October 11 and runs through Sunday, October 13, 2024. Entrance to the event is included with admission to the Arboretum.

Please note that this is a ‘rain or shine’ event. 

Event Details

The event has several components: 

  • Glass Pumpkin Patch Member Preview: During this ticketed event on Thursday, October 10, Arboretum members can get a sneak peek at this year’s glass creations and purchase their favorites before the general public.
  • Glass Pumpkin Patch Pre-Sale Event: Visitors can view and explore the collection of glass pumpkins before the sale officially kicks off.
  • Shop at the Glass Pumpkin Patch: Glass pumpkins are only available for sale to the public on designated dates and hours.
  • Glass blowing exhibition: Watch artists dramatically turn bits of glass into stunning one-of-a-kind molten pumpkin masterpieces during the glass blowing exhibitions, where you can browse the artwork and meet the artists.
  • Halloween tent: Guests can also visit the Halloween tent to find enchanting and frightful works of art to decorate both home and garden this ‘spook-tacular’ season!

Your ticket purchase helps support the Arboretum’s vision of a greener, healthier, more beautiful world where people and trees thrive together.


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Member Preview

Be among the first to explore a dazzling display of more than 7,000 one-of-a-kind glass pumpkins in traditional and unusual colors, shapes, and sizes at the annual Glass Pumpkin Patch Member Preview. Each glass pumpkin is hand blown to reflect nature’s brilliance and all items are available for purchase at this exclusive preview event.

This is a separate ticketed event for members and donors. Member Preview tickets include early access to shop the patch on Thursday, October 10, one glass of wine or beer, coffee, soda, and a cookie. The Member Preview event is for adults 21 and older.

Member Preview tickets will be available closer to the event date.

Glass Blowing Exhibition

Come witness the beauty and diversity of this magnificent rainbow-colored collection of more than 7,000 hand-blown glass pumpkins and other autumnal designs.

Enjoy the unique style of each participating artist’s work—their use of varied techniques and color combinations make each of these gallery-quality pieces a one-of-a-kind design!

Browse and admire during the exhibition, then return during the sale hours to make purchases.

Glass Pumpkin Sale

The Glass Pumpkin Sale kicks off with an enthusiastic count-down on Friday, October 11, and continues through its closing on Sunday, October 13.

Glass pumpkins are only available for sale on these dates, so don’t miss your chance to take one home!


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