Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular opens at Iroquois Park

Published: Oct. 10, 2016 at 4:54 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 14, 2016 at 8:27 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Thousands of light-filled pumpkins have taken over Iroquois Park for the Louisville Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, which opens Thursday night.

Approximately 5,000 carved pumpkins line the 1/4-mile walking trail at the park, offering seasonal entertainment for the entire family. They are presented in themed sections accompanied by music. This year's theme is "America the Beautiful," with pumpkins celebrating all 50 states.

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The display runs from Oct. 13 to Nov. 6. Gates open at 6 p.m. each night and the trail opens at 7:15. The exhibit closes at 11 p.m. on Sunday-Thursday and midnight on Friday and Saturday.

Tickets vary in prices, from $9-15, depending on the visitor's age and the day of the week. Click here to purchase tickets.

Proceeds from the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular benefit the Louisville Parks Foundation.

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