Beware of Flying Pumpkins in Aurora!

Arts and Entertainment

October 11, 2013

AURORA, Colo. – Beware of flying pumpkins! Pack up the whole family and don’t miss the area’s favorite fall festival, Punkin Chunkin Colorado. visitors can cheer for their favorite team of Chunkers or get creative with hands-on crafts. There are plenty of delicious foods and beverages to enjoy as well as interactive games and activities for all ages.

Punkin Chunkin Colorado is an annual ritual where people travel for miles to see how far they can lob a gourd. This year, teams like Inertia II expect to launch a pumpkin nearly a mile to awe spectators. It’s the 16th year for this zany event that engages the energy and ingenuity of youth and adults, while inspiring a fresh twist of creativity. The best part…parking is FREE and entry for 12 & under is FREE. Adults and teens pay only $3 at the gate.

Date: October 12, 2013

Hours: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m

Location: Arapahoe Park, 26000 East Quincy Ave.

A few tips for spectators:

Free Parking!
New in 2013, the event offers free parking and free entry for ages 12 and under. Adults and teens are only $3 to enter.
Bring Cash
Credit Cards & Checks are not accepted. In case you forget, there will be ATMs on site.
ID Required for Beer Sales
Choose from Coors, Coors Light, Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin Ale, Angry Orchard Hard Cider and Dry Dock Apricot Blonde. Be sure to bring your ID to the event.
Punkin Chunkin Colorado is an annual event produced by the City of Aurora. For more information visit the website at