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NoMa to Get Pop-Up Pumpkin Patch During ‘PumpkinPalooza’

by Tim Regan — October 21, 2016 at 1:15 pm 1 Comment

Pumpkinpalooza 2015, photo via NoMa BID

A lot in NoMa will be transformed into a festive pumpkin patch next week as part of an annual fall celebration.

The NoMa BID is set to kick off this year’s “PumpkinPalooza” event at Storey Park (1005 1st St. NE) next Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m.

The event will include food trucks, a bluegrass band, pumpkin carving and a chance to pet some animals, the BID said in a press release. Additionally, the BID will provide pumpkins and carving tools for the first 200 people who show up for the party.

PumpkinPalooza will also have a pet costume contest, a moon bounce, face painting and a class on making terrariums.

More information from the BID:

For its fourth year the NoMa pumpkin patch will return to NoMa Junction @ Storey Park on October 26, 2016 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. PumpkinPalooza is the perfect free fall event for everyone. Guests will have the opportunity to carve or paint a free pumpkin, savor treats from local food trucks, enjoy live bluegrass music, and meet new furry friends at the NoMa petting zoo.

This year the Lemon Bowl DC will be joining in on the fun and teaching fall terrarium making classes, Urban Stems will be sharing fall floral arrangement tips and Green Heart Juice Co. will be sampling and selling their fresh juices. Pumpkins, carving utensils, live music, petting zoo, face-painting, moonbounce, and the pet costume contest are all free. Food, beverages and the terrarium making class are available for purchase.

Live music will be provided by bluegrass band Kingstreet Bluegrass.

Food trucks Swizzler, Peruvian Brothers, Dangerously Delicious, Roaming Rooster and Tamales Pachuca will be on site all evening.

Comments (1)

  1. What is actually going to happen to that space? Banners announcing apartments and stores have been there so long they’re falling apart. Would love to know the story on that space.

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