Guess what? It is that time of the year again, for the 2012 Miami Lakes Pumpkin Patch.
Pumpkin Patch Opens: October 5 - 31, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Where: Miami Lakes United Methodist Church
14800 NW 67th AVE
Miami Lakes, FL
Two and a half truckloads of pumpkins are coming this year!
The truck containing over 2000 pumpkins of all sizes and the pumpkins weigh over 43,000 lbs has arrived and the second truck will be on Friday, 10/12/12 at 4pm and another on 10/22/12 at 4pm the whole community is welcome to join in an unload the trucks. Call ahead to let them know you are coming to help 305-821-7274
The whole community is invited for fun and photo opportunities and, of course, the opportunity to purchase pumpkins! The fall festival always has lots of activities for the kids. Last year there was a bounce house, pony rides, face painting, crafts, hamburgers, hotdogs and ice cream. Mark your calendars for the month of October and visit the Miami Lakes Pumpkin Patch.
Fall Festival: Saturday, October 27, 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Pony rides, crafts, face painters, slide, fire truck, petting zoo, games, music and food
7:00 pm – Movie
Flanigan's Dinner & Hootenanny: Saturday, October 20, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Come for great food, lively music, line dancing, mechanical bull riding, games and see the Corazón Colombiano Dance group perform. Advance purchase Dinner for adults (13 and up) is $10. Dinner for children (12 and under) is $5. To purchase, visit the church office or call 305-821-7274. Day of the event tickets will be Adult $12 and Kids $6.
Pumpkin Tips: According to ExtremePumpkins.com Clorox Clean-Up Cleaner with Bleach sprayed on all the surfaces of the pumpkin inside and out, top and bottom will help preserve your carved pumpkin. I have tried this personally last year and it did help preserve the pumpkin.
Image to the left is our family's Pumpkin from last year...
Here's a Calendar for the events.