2021 Halloween Pumpkin Plunge in Carlsbad

Real Estate Agent with eXp Realty of California, Inc. CA DRE #01490977

Halloween Pumpkin Plunge 2021

Alga Norte Aquatic Center in Carlsbad


Fall has arrived, stores are jammed with Halloween stuff, local pumpkin patches are open, and it’s just 3 weeks to the 2021 Pumpkin Plunge in Carlsbad.


This popular annual floating pumpkin patch will take place at the Alga Norte Community Center in South Carlsbad (La Costa), at 6565 Alicante Road (corner of Poinsettia), on Saturday October 16th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.


Halloween pumpkinsCarlsbad kids get to lasso their favorite pumpkin from the floating pumpkin patch with a hula hoop to take them home for carving, decorating and Halloween festivities.


Kids, be sure to bring your bathing suits so you can enjoy all the fun!!


The fun in and out of the pool will include several Halloween-themed activities. There will also be a Bounce House and plenty of photo opps!


The Pumpkin Plunge festivities end with a special movie starting at dusk, the 2019 animated version of The Addams Family, on the giant outdoor screen.


You can purchase food and beverages throughout the evening. Please remember that food and beverages cannot be brought in from outside.


The cost is $10 per person; children aged 3 and under are free but they must be identified at check-out.


To save time, pick up your wristbands before the event, available at the Alga Norte Aquatics Center during normal business hours only, beginning 1 week before the event, until October 16th.


You can Register, beginning 3 weeks before the event, for the Carlsbad Pumpkin Plunge; the event is limited to 500, and is expected to sell out, so don’t delay!

CARLSBAD Pumpkin Plunge

5 – 9 pm

Alga Norte Aquatic Center

6565 Alicante Road

Carlsbad, CA  92009

(760) 434-2843 for more information

Comments (18)

Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Jeff Dowler, CRS - What a nice post about an upcoming Halloween event in your area. Your photos and article are great!  The Pumpkin Plunge sounds like a lot of fun!

Sep 26, 2021 10:37 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Jeff and thanks for getting thee word out on the Pumpkin cast for people.  I quit doing them 4 years ago.


Sep 26, 2021 10:47 AM
Raymond Henson, eXp Realty
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

It sounds like a very fun evening for just about everyone that loves Halloween.  I would love to see all of the floating pumpkins.

Sep 26, 2021 10:59 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thanks Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP  It's a popular event for kids!

Hi Will Hamm Thank you!! We haven't had a carved pumpkin in years!

Raymond Henson, eXp Realty  -  Can you imagine a pool filled with pumpkins? It WOULD be fun to see.


Sep 26, 2021 11:45 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I am sure this event is really fun for the kids.  I remember carving a pumpkin once...and I have no desire to do it again. A

Sep 26, 2021 11:52 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Jeff... how fun does this sound? I bet the kids can't wait for October 16th! As for pumpkin carving, I am of the same mind as Ron and Alexandra Seigel 

Sep 26, 2021 12:43 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Jeff this is the first time I have heard of an event like this, but I think it is a GREAT idea!!!

Sep 26, 2021 01:12 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS - What a wonderful way to bring in the Halloween and Fall spirit for our younger generation.  I can't believe it is almost here.

Sep 26, 2021 01:35 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

It's a great event for the kids and sells out every year Ron and Alexandra Seigel 

We used to carve pumpkins with the kids, but it's been MANY years. I enjoy seeing them, but have no desire to carve again.


Sep 26, 2021 04:54 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I bet it's a fun event to be at with kids Nina Hollander, Broker .

I haven't carved a pumpkin in I don't know how many years!


Sep 26, 2021 05:07 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

George Souto 

Great fun for kids I think. 

I have seen other places do this as well.


Sep 26, 2021 05:09 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Jeff- what a fun activity to celebrate Halloween!!! I'll bet it won't be just the kids who will have fun!  

Sep 26, 2021 06:19 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Pumpkin season has arrived once again and so has Halloween in it feels like this summer just happened and  it's  June 23!

Sep 26, 2021 11:26 PM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

People seem anxious for Halloween this year.  Perhaps it is just me but I thought people didn't start decorating until the beginning of October.

Sep 27, 2021 04:16 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Jeff - that is certainly a different way to enjoy Halloween.  Too cold for that here.

Sep 27, 2021 04:48 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Sheri Sperry - MCNE®  - agreed. I can't believe the holiday season is approaching!

Hi Kathy Streib  - penty of good times for all!


Sep 27, 2021 09:33 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Would enjoy participating in that Jeff. Are adults allowed to lasso a pumpkin too?

Sep 27, 2021 09:42 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I am so jealous - this sounds like a complete blast! Wish I were there to take my grandsons! 

Oct 01, 2021 07:41 PM