2021 Pumpkin Plunge in Carlsbad

Halloween Events in Carlsbad

It’s just 3 weeks to the 2021 Pumpkin Plunge in Carlsbad, now that Fall has arrived. It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year aready!

No doubt you have seen that stores are filled with Halloween stuff, and area pumpkin patches are open.

Carlsbad’s popular and annual floating pumpkin patch takes place at the Alga Norte Community Center in La Costa on Saturday October 16th. The event runs from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. The park is located at 6565 Alicante Road, at Poinsettia.

Carlsbad kids get to use a hula hoop to lasso their favorite pumpkin from the floating pumpkin patch, and take them home for carving or decorating.

Of course kids will need to bring their bathing suits to enjoy all the fun in the big pool!!

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 opportunities!

Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns

The 2021 Pumpkin Plunge festivities end with a special movie, the 2019 animated version of The Addams Family, starting at dusk on the big screen.

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

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

To save time, pick up your wristbands before the event. Wristbands are 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 Aquatics Center

6565 Alicante Road

Carlsbad, CA  92009

(760) 434-2843 for questions & more information