Admission to Pumpkin Art is by donation and is hosted in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Oak Bay.
Located behind the Oak Bay Municipal Hall (2167 Oak Bay Avenue), Pumpkin Art a spectacle of over 500 carved pumpkins featuring famous people, cartoon characters, Halloween themes and more. This year features more Halloween-themed pumpkins as well as several displays carved by youth groups in the community.
Oak Bay High students will be carving pumpkins for an Oak Bay High Student Council display, as will the Chatham District Girl Guides and students from Arc Academy of Inquiry.
On October 26 and 27, Theatre SKAM’s Pop Up Theatre will present spooky stories at Pumpkin art on the Avenue. Look for the theatre next to the Pumpkin Art entrance. The short shows are free and suitable for the whole family.
Pumpkin Art donations support Oak Bay Volunteer Society and Threshold Housing Society. Oak Bay Volunteer Services provides direct volunteer services to Oak Bay residents on a one-to-one basis. Clients can be of any age, and are individuals in need of volunteer help because of health, financial or other needs. Threshold Housing Society helps at-risk youth attain independence and self-reliance through supportive transitional housing.