Get ready for a spine-chilling and giant pumpkin-packed event as The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City transforms into a haven for ghouls, goblins, and giant Pumpkins. Giant Pumpkinpalooza and Zombie Walk will be held on October 7th, 2023, from Noon to 5:00 p.m. It’s time to embrace the spirit of the season and celebrate in a truly spectacular fashion. The Giant Pumpkinpalooza and Zombie Walk is an unmissable extravaganza that promises thrills, chills, and unforgettable family fun. Attendees can expect an array of exciting activities, including:
- Giant Pumpkin Contest:
Witness colossal pumpkins possibly surpassing 1000 lbs. from across the region as they vie for the coveted Orange Jacket. Will this year bring a new record? There will also be gigantic watermelons, sunflowers, and more giant veggie surprises.
- Zombie Walk:
Join the undead and participate in the spine-tingling Zombie Walk through the heart of The Gateway. Dress in your most ghoulish attire and unleash your inner zombie for a frighteningly good time.
- Live Entertainment
Enjoy live music, dance performances, and other fantastic entertainment throughout the day.
- FanX Costume Contests:
Don’t forget to dress in your best Halloween attire for a chance to win spooktacular prizes in our costume contests.
- Family-Friendly Fun The event offers a safe and enjoyable experience for the entire family. Kid-friendly activities and games will keep the little ones entertained.
“We are thrilled to bring the Giant Pumpkinpalooza and Zombie Walk to The Gateway for a day of unique fun, community, and Halloween spirit,” said Event Organizer Clint Nash. “We can’t wait to see everyone’s creativity shine.”
This event is made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: The Gateway, Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers, Platinum Toys, FanX, Fear Factory, Castle of Chaos, and The Utah Arts Alliance. Admission to the Giant Pumpkinpalooza and Zombie Walk is free, and all are welcome to attend.