Choose Lights Instead of Frights: A Celebration of Halloween with Dinosaurs & Mythical Creatures

Choose Lights Instead of Frights:
A Celebration of Halloween with Dinosaurs & Mythical Creatures 
The Dinosaur Place to Host 4th Annual Pumpkin Passage on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from September 30 - October 29 beginning at 5 PM
MONTVILLE, CT — The Dinosaur Place in Montville, CT, once again opens their gates for all things magical & mystical — get ready for the annual Halloween event named the Pumpkin Passage!
Only 20 minutes from Mystic, toddler-friendly trail of lights and fun family activities are awaiting you this October at a dinosaur-themed adventure park every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Choose lights instead of frights!

  • Trail of lights with glowing dinosaurs, pumpkins and mythical creatures
  • Fire spinning shows*
  • Bounce houses: Tower-like 20 ft. slide, inflatable corn maze & more
  • Marshmallow roasting
  • Cornhole & other lawn family games
  • Food truck (every Friday & Saturday)*
  • Trick-or-Treat night on Oct. 29 with a DJ and gift package (candy and presents given to participants)
  • Dozens of photo opportunities
Ghosts & ghouls, unicorns & dragons – all creatures, real or mythical are welcome at the Pumpkin Passage!
Kick back with a cup of hot cider and enjoy the crisp fall air while you let the little ones loose in the inflatable corn maze, bounce houses and a tower-like 20 ft slide. Play a game of Who’s Your Pumpkin?, inflatable axe throwing and corn hole or simply relax around our raised fireplace, while roasting marshmallows.
Bewitching fire spinning performances will be happening Fridays & Saturdays (except Trick-or-Treat night on Oct. 29th) at 6:30 & 8 PM to dazzle and delight the whole family. See you there, if you dare!

Free ticket contest
Do you want to win a 4-pack of tickets to the Dinosaur Place next summer? Take a photo at The Pumpkin Passage, tag #thepumpkinpassage and you could be the lucky winner of a free admission for four for summer 2023.
Join us for our fourth annual Pumpkin Passage this October and create unique memories with your whole family!

Pumpkin Passage is located at Nature’s Art Village, conveniently located on Route 85 with easy access of I-95 and I-395, 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville CT 06370.

Tickets are $25 and can be easily purchased online at

Sellouts are expected! For more information call (860) 443-4367 or visit

*Exception: Trick-or-Treat night on Saturday, October 29.