Pumpkin Festivals and Jack-O'-Lantern Displays in New England in 2022

Halloween and New England go together like pumpkin festivals and jack-o'-lantern displays! Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show photo courtesy of the Trustees
Halloween and New England go together like pumpkin festivals and jack-o'-lantern displays! Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show photo courtesy of the Trustees

Pumpkin festivals and jack-o'-lantern displays are traditional autumn fun in New England. Going to a pumpkin festival or visiting a glowing jack-o'-lantern display is a family-friendly way to get into the spirit of the fall. Whether you stick close to home or make a day or weekend trip out of it, New England is brimming with fall festivals. Kids are particularly enamored with events celebrating the humble pumpkin: the symbol of autumn and Halloween. Here's our list of 2022 pumpkin festivals, displays, and events that are happening in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island in September and October. Read on for our guide to Pumpkin Festivals and Jack-O'-Lantern Displays in Boston, Connecticut, and around New England!

Find your perfect jack-o'-lantern (or two) at these Pumpkin Patches Near Boston and the Best Pumpkin Patches in Connecticut Worth the Drive. Then be inspired by our easy pumpkin carving ideas for some family fun at home! 

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