Published October 6, 2022

Minot Parks hosting Pumpkin Walk at Woodland Trail 

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Goal of 1,000 pumpkins 

Minot -- The Minot Park District will host their third annual Pumpkin Walk at Woodland Trail on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15.  The walk will run from 7-9 p.m. with carved pumpkins lighting the trail.  This event is free to attend.  

Minot Parks is still accepting pumpkin pledges.  The goal is to fill Woodland Trail with over 1,000 pumpkins.  The Minot Park District will provide lights and set up.  The pumpkins can be dropped off on Friday, October 14 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  To make your pumpkin pledge contact Gerald Brown at gerald@minotparks.com or call Minot Parks office at 857-4136. With a donation of ten or more pumpkins, you will receive signage at your pumpkin display with your business name.  Please note the signage is provided by Minot Parks.  

“We really wanted to do something for the community to celebrate the season,” says Elly DesLauriers, Director of Marketing and Development.  “We put the ask out to our community partners for carved pumpkins and they have responded with over 800 pumpkins. We hope to reach our goal of 1,000 pumpkins for this third annual event.”  

The Minot Park District is asking for Pumpkin Walk participants to use the parking lot at the Dakota Bark Park and follow the walking path to Woodland Trail.  There will be extra lighting placed along the path to the Woodland Trail entrance.    Woodland Trail parking lot will be reserved for handicap accessible parking. Minot Parks would also like to remind everyone to dress warm for the walk and bring your flashlights. 

The Dakota Bark Park is located at 705 Highway 83 Bypass W.  

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