Attendees of the 2011 Night of the Pumpkin event. Photo via Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services.
City of Burien to Host Family Friendly Night of the Pumpkin Event Friday, Oct. 18
On Friday, October 18th from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will once again be hosting Night of the Pumpkin at the Burien Community Center at 14700 6th Avenue Southwest in Burien.
Night of the Pumpkin is a family friendly event with an entrance fee of $6 per child but is free for parents and children under the age of one year old.
This year's lineup includes carnival games, face painting, a puppet theatre, arts and crafts, storytelling, Day of the Dead festivities and music by a bonfire. A Place for Pets on SW 152nd Street near Burien Town Square Park will be at the Community Center with "creepy critters" from their shop. Food vendors and food trucks will be at the event selling dinner items and sweet treats.
At the 2012 Night of the Pumpkin, hundreds of residents packed the Burien Community Center to play games, collect candy, listen to spooky stories and sing songs around a bonfire. A number of food vendors were on hand selling dinner items and Lucky Devil Donuts' food truck was there selling their famous sweet and savory donuts. Young and old alike were dressed to the nines in costumes.
The goal of the Night of the Pumpkin event is to provide a friendly and safe environment for parents and kids to enjoy the season's festivities. According to a public invitation from the Burien Parks Department, everyone is encouraged to dress in a costume but it is not required to attend.
Tickets are available for pre-purchase by visiting or calling the Burien Community Center at 206.988.3700 or by visiting the Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services website at www.burienparks.net.
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