Nebraska Outdoor Calendar
23rd Annual Hallowfest at Ponca State Park
October 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until October 16, 2021
Join in the fall fun at the 23rd Annual Hallowfest at Ponca State Park! Activities include take-and-go crafts, pumpkin carving contest, pumpkin roll obstacle course, pet costume parade and contest, cabin & campground decorating contest, maze, s’mores, outdoor ed. programs, and a haunted drive.
9:30 a.m. — Take-and-go crafts (all day; supplies provided)
1:00 p.m. — Pumpkin Roll & Pumpkin Carving
5 p.m. — Campsite decorating judging
7:00 p.m. — Haunted Drive (Replacing Haunted Hayrack Ride due to COVID-19. NO buses, people in the back of a pickup, motorcycles, personal ATV/UTVs, or personal hayracks will be allowed.$25 per vehicle. Call the park at 402-755-2284 to register.)
Guests interested in the Haunted Drive will need to preregister on Monday, October 4th starting at 8:00 a.m. There is a limit on the number of vehicles allowed through and timeslots will be assigned.
Call Ponca State Park directly on Monday, October 4th at 402-755-2284 starting at 8:00 a.m. to reserve your spot during the Haunted Drive.
Time outdoors is time well spent
Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system's 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.