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Jack-o-lanterns needed at McConnell Springs

The community is invited to carve, donate + display their jack-o-lanters at McConnell Springs park.

a pumpkin on a sidewalk

The jack-o-lantern stroll has become a fan-favorite in recent years. | Photo by the City of Lexington

The Jack-o-lantern Trail is returning to McConnell Springs + the city needs our help to make it a smashing success.

Take ‘The Pumpkin Pledge’ and sign up to carve + donate a pumpkin to this popular community event. The city is aiming to have a minimum of 1,000 pumpkins to show off around the half-mile paved trail at McConnell Springs.

If you are looking to get involved + get creative, all carved jack-o-lanterns can be dropped off at McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln., during the following days and times:

  • Sun., Oct. 23 | 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
  • Mon., Oct. 24 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Tues., Oct. 25 | 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Wed., Oct. 26 | 9 a.m.-8 pm.
  • Thurs., Oct. 27 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Participants will receive a free voucher to attend and a commemorative poster. 🎃

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